One-year-old conjoined twins successfully separated by Nigerian doctors

Speaking to BBC after the operation, Emmanuel Ameh, the lead surgeon said the operation to separate Goodness and Mercy Martins at the chest and abdomen took place in November and the two sisters were now well enough to go home, but admitted that the process was very complicated, lasting for 12 hours with 78 doctors […]

African company set to build the world’s first and largest pan-African biobank

Co-founded in 2019, by Dr. Abasi Ene-obeng and Francis Osifo, the Nigerian health startup company aims to unlock the African genome. According to information on the official website of the company, 54gene will partner with research institutions, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies in Africa to address the challenge of limited diverse genomics data, which may […]

Major boost for Ghanaian traveling mobile phone users

Ghana Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has announced that starting from January 2020, mobile phone users will be able to travel throughout the West African sub-region operating their mobile phones without any extra charges. The Ghanaian Parliament earlier this week approved an amendment to the Electronic Communication Act to make this move possible, two years […]

Ethiopia puts satellites in space joining other African nations

There is a growing list of African nations with a Satellite in space with Ethiopia becoming the latest to have one placed there. The sub-Saharan state on Friday launched its first satellite into space, joining the list of other sub-Saharan nations striving to develop space programs to advance their development goals and encourage scientific innovation. […]

Africa will define the future… Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

The owner and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey had a good time exploring the continent to meet especially with entrepreneurs who are making good use of technology in their various business ventures. During his recent one month trip to Africa, he visited countries like Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Ethiopia. Observing the trend of happenings […]

Made in Africa: Rwanda Hosts First African Smartphone Company

The notorious “Rwanda Genocide” between 7 April and 15 July 1994 is probably, the trademark of the Central/Eastern African nation, The Republic of Rwanda. This is not however, until the arrival of one of the greatest visionary leader of contemporary leadership in the continent, Paul Kagame. Regardless of its past, Rwanda has registered tremendous progress […]

Rwanda approves Nuclear deal with Russia

Rwanda has approved an agreement with Russia to advance the use of nuclear energy for “peaceful purposes.” This step is anticipated to strengthen relations between the two countries. This took place ahead of the first ever Russia-African Forum which is to take place next week in the city of Sochi, Russia in which President Paul […]