High-end home decor and fashion company, Gahaya Links works with mostly women artisans to provide quality handicraft goods to the local and international markets. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdowns back in March, the company has pivoted, becoming one of the first companies to be approved by the government to provide PPEs. Now, they’ve partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to provide 40,000 vulnerable artisans and their families with free face masks to help them be safe and continue working throughout this time.
The City of eThekwini pulled out all stops to give fans of the annual Vodacom Durban July (VDJ). The Virtual Vodacom Durban...
UAE financial centers act as a gateway to benefit African businesses GCC, July 13th, 2020: Tata International Limited (TIL)...
Uber, in partnership with Mastercard to provide 120,000 free trips to frontline workers in MEA, including South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ivory Coast...
“There are many vaccines under trial, a couple in the final stage of clinical trials - and there is hope. It does not mean that we will have the vaccine, but at least the speed with which we reached the level we reached now is unprecedented,” he said.
“Antibodies can block infectivity. That is a fact,” Regeneron Pharmaceuticals executive Christos Kyratsous told Reuters.
MTN Nigeria says they managed to maintain double-digit service revenue growth of 12.6 per cent for the first half of the year despite the challenging environment witnessed in the second quarter. However, the communications services provider witnessed a 4.7 per cent decline in its half-year post-tax profits. MTN Nigeria CFO, Modupe Kadri joins CNBC Africa to break down the numbers.
As trading at Nigeria’s financial markets for the month of August kicks off, Nnamdi Nwizu, Co-Managing Partner at Comercio Partners joins CNBC Africa to highlight those trends that are likely to impact activities at the fixed income and Forex market this month....
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