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African enterprise excellence in digital transformation celebrated at SAP Quality Awards for Customer Success

African enterprises recognized for excellence in business transformation, public cloud, migration to S/4HANA and achieving rapid time to value. NAIROBI, Kenya, September 16, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- After a year of unprecedented digitisation of services and business models due to the pandemic, the SAP Quality Awards for Customer Success returned to celebrate African enterprises’ efforts at adopting …

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Meet Africa’s New Generation of Health Innovators

DAKAR, Senegal/GENEVA, Switzerland, 16 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) and Speak Up Africa, have announced Conrad Tankou, CEO, GIC Space (Cameroon); John Mwangi, CEO, Daktari Media (Kenya) and Imodoye Abioro, CEO, Healthbotics (Nigeria) as the winners of the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award. The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award is IFPMA and Speak Up Africa’s flagship programme to provide …

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New South Sudan Parliament can ‘infuse urgency’ into peace process

South Sudan has made history with the appointment of two women to senior leadership positions within its Transitional National Legislature, the top United Nations official in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, as he encouraged parties to build on these gains in efforts to overcome significant political and security headwinds. NEW YORK, USA, September 16, …

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Truecaller Crosses 500 Customer Milestone for its Business Offering

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, September 15, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Truecaller has announced a milestone of 500 customers for its Truecaller for Business offerings. This success has been achieved within a few months of conscientious efforts by the team in helping brands connect with their customers better. The businesses are from more than 25 countries, including Nigeria, Kenya and …

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Africa should rethink business models for impact and sustainability

Article by Babatunde Oyateru Corporate Identity Crisis NAIROBI, Kenya, 15 September 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-It is no secret that humans anthropomorphise everything; perhaps it is down to the urge to make things more relatable or our need to recreate. Whatever the case, many inanimate, abstract concepts now bear personalities. Because of this, we can think …

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Only 2% of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Africa

More than 5.7 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered globally, but only 2% of them in Africa, said World Health Organization (WHO) chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday.  NEW YORK, USA, September 15, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The UN agency is urging every country to vaccinate at least 40% of its population by the end of this year, and hopes to help ensure that 70% of the …

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Vivo Energy fuels expansion, operational excellence with transformative tech deployment

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 14, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- In the highly competitive oil and gas industry, gaining an accurate real-time view over the total performance of every aspect of the business can unlock significant competitive advantages and give organisations a welcome competitive edge over their peers. For one of the fastest-growing energy businesses in Africa, the answer …

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Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report Finds Stark Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts

New data reveals world stepped up to prevent worst-case scenarios from happening; spotlights need for long-term investments to ensure an equitable recovery and continued progress toward the Global Goals SEATTLE, USA, 14 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its fifth annual Goalkeepers Report, featuring an updated global dataset illustrating the pandemic’s adverse …

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Nigeria Youth Futures Fund Will Equip a New Cadre of Youth Leaders in the Region

New $5 million fund seeded by Ford Foundation and MacArthur Foundation will increase leadership capacity, enhance educational opportunities, and build relationships between youth leaders and regional governments LAGOS, Nigeria,13 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Today the Ford Foundation and MacArthur Foundation announced the launch of the Nigeria Youth Futures Fund (NYFF), a new $5 million fund …

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You are invited to the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award Ceremony09:30 GMT | 11:30 CEST | 12:30 EATThursday, 16th September 2021Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3r5bDb9 DAKAR, Senegal/GENEVA, Switzerland, 13 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Join the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award official ceremony to celebrate African Innovation on Thursday, 16 September and discover the first-ever winners of this prestigious Award.Today’s changemakers, innovators, …

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