December 13, 2019
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December 4, 2019

On Monday, hospitals in Port Sudan were overwhelmed with more than 100 people suffering from suspected food poisoning.

The people reportedly got sick after drinking camel milk in Port Sudan and Suakin.

A journalist Osman Hashim told Radio Dabanga that the Port Sudan Teaching Hospital received more than 40 cases including children from the neighbourhoods of Dim Arab and Shahinaat."...

 

December 12, 2019

Amazon company, PAYFORT has partnered with DHL Express to allow DHL express customers across the North Africa complete shipment payments online in their local currencies via debit and credit cards, whilst protecting them against fraudulent usage and other security concerns.

PAYFORT’s payment solutions aims to enable DHL to accept local online payments and make settlements in local currencies.

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December 12, 2019

The global macadamia market is projected to register an annual growth of 6.6 per cent between 2019 and 2024 according to the recent report by Research and Markets.

The market is growing at a faster pace with the growing importance of healthy eating and consumers are more frequently choosing nuts as a healthy snack option and incorporating them into their daily diets. In addition, organic macadamia is also gaining popularity with increasing demand coming"...

December 12, 2019

Cars45, Nigeria's automotive trading platform, has launched into Ghana and Kenya.

Cars45 is aiming to become the primary platform for all car transactions in the $45 billion African used car market and expansion into these strategic markets marks an important step on that journey.

In an African market where 9 million used cars are traded annually, trust is often a rare commodity"...

December 12, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been partnering with Google Nigeria to conduct IOM’s first Digital Skills Training for returnees and potential migrants in Benin City, Edo State and Ikeja, Lagos State.

The training drew 93 participants, including returning migrants, interested in setting up small-scale businesses as well as mentorship and job placement opportunities. The one-day training consisted of hands-on sessions on"...

December 12, 2019

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) has launched a new project in six countries in East Africa to improve common bean varieties and provide shorter cooking time, higher protein and increased nutrients (Iron and Zinc) to promote the health and well-being of small landholder African women, men and children.

The project, led by the University of Western Australia and implemented in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania,"...

December 12, 2019

Microsoft has today launched the Windows PC Affordability in Africa Initiative, a programme that aims to reduce the prevalence of Microsoft software piracy in Africa’s emerging markets. To implement the Initiative, the organisation is working with its major PC partners, Acer, Asus, Dell, Intel, Lenovo, SMD Technologies and Mustek to improve the uptake and affordability of genuine software across the continent.

Providing consumers with an enhanced,"...