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Big news! Vital Capital, an Africa-focused impact investor has launched an emergency debt relief fund. The fund will be used to provide critical funding for African countries during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Guess what?WinichFarms, anagritechplatform based in Nigeria is leveraging its products and services to provide relief for Nigerians. The platform is offering discounts and last-mile delivery on rice purchases.
See also:The Big 5 Daily: 1st April, 2020
Next, tech companies in Nigeria are uniting to contain a shortage of ventilators in the country. WhileTemieGiwaof Life Bank is collaborating with engineers to fix damaged ventilators in the country, Tomi Davies of Africa Business Angel Network andInnosonMotors are looking to manufacture new ones.
Also, Kenya’s judiciary system is yielding to digital means to discharge its duties. The arm of government is leveraging emails, skype, etc. to deliver pending judgments.
Finally, Kasha, an e-commerce platform that boosts women’s access to good health has secured $1 million funding. Kasha will leverage the funding to foster expansion across Africa.
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