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Bill Gates has warned that the rapidly spreading coronavirus could hit healthcare systems across Africa harder than in China, following the first confirmed case on the continent in Algeria. In a presentation at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Seattle, Gates said...

The UK will provide approximately £620 million in funding for vital infrastructure work in Ghana, Zambia, Gabon and Uganda through its credit agency UK Export Finance (UKEF). The UK government’s International Trade Secretary Liz Truss will unveil the plans later today at the UK-Africa Investment Summit...

Visa has announced it will work with cross-border fintech platform MFS Africa to simplify e-commerce payments and digital remittances in 15 markets across the continent.  Through the partnership, MFS Africa will distribute Visa payment credentials to markets across the continent, with MFS Africa mobile wallet users...