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South Africa's Life Healthcare Group hacked

Life Healthcare Group, a private healthcare company that operates private hospitals in South Africa and Botswana, has suffered an attack on its IT systems which forced it to take them offline. Investigations are ongoing to determine the damage and extent of the data breach.

Uganda, Ghana, and Botswana ranked top 3 globally when it comes to women-owned businesses

Uganda, Ghana, and Botswana are the top 3 countries that have the highest percentages of women-owned businesses. This is according to the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) for 2019.

New genetic analysis shows that Botswana is the ancestral home of humanity

It is now clear that human ancestors must have dispersed from a region south of the Zambezi River. This is consistent with geographical, archaeological and climate data, including the fact that this area would have been a fertile wetland at the time the first modern humans emerged.

Standard Chartered expands digital banking

Standard Chartered has expanded its digital banking offering to Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This follows on the bank launching its digital-only banks in CΓ΄te d'Ivoire, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya.

Boosting pediatric hematology-oncology specialists

The East African Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Training Program at Makerere University College of Health Sciences has graduated its first class of graduates building on the critical mass of pediatric hematology-oncology specialists to independently provide effective, evidence-based pediatric cancer and hematology care in the Afrikan setting. The four physicians