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Kenyan flower sector decries losses due to lockdown in France

Thousands of farm workers in Kenya are on the verge of losing their jobs due to closure on sell of 'non-essential' items by supermarkets...

COVID-19: Hospitals embracing Tele-medicine to keep their business going as patients stay away.

With the rise in COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, hospitals are embracing telemedicine to keep their business going as patients stay away from their facilities due to risks associated with contacts. There has been a rise in remote consultation while tech companies in the country are rising the challenge of plugging the gap with telemedicine services.

Domestic flights re-opened in Nigeria with hike in flight costs

Domestic flights re-opened in Nigeria and despite hike in flight costs, flyers trooped out to travel to different destinations across the country after over three months of flight and inter-station travel restrictions.

The growth of E-commerce in Africa during the time of Coronavirus.

Covid-19 has battered the world economy. Many industries are reeling, but one shining light is E-commerce. We spoke with Nielsen Africa MD Bryan Sun to find out if companies on the continent are capitalising.

Limited hours a big challenge for business in Nigeria

To limit the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria’s main commercial city, businesses are now allowed to operate on alternate days with limited hours, but this is creating a whole new challenge for business owners in a city where commute alone takes hours due to traffic.

Commuters in South Africa embrace the new normal as Lockdown eases

Commuters in South Africa embrace the new normal as Lockdown eases.

How entrepreneurs in Nigeria are reinventing their businesses as lockdown eases

As lockdown eased in Nigeria's capital Lagos, entrepreneurs are strategising for the challenges ahead.

Coronavirus Impact: How a fast growing business is now battling to survive

A month before the lockdown started Tshepo Mekoa’s logistics business was facing exponential growth. He had hired 16 employees, purchased 9 vehicles and was about to move his business into a new 3000 square metre warehouse - business was looking good. More than a month into lockdown, he’s had to lay off 40 workers, and those that remain have taken a 50 % pay cut - in an instant the company is now battling to survive.

Madagascar’s president responds to criticism about the herbal cure for Covid-19

WHO says it supports efforts at finding a cure even from indigenous medicines