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Steady decline of COVID-19 cases across Africa

Starting 20 July to 20 September 2020, 77,147 new cases were reported, down from 131,647 recorded from 20 May to mid-July. Deaths attributed to COVID-19 have also remained low across Africa.

PWD Bamenda plans to have all its matches streamed on YouTube

PWD Bamenda Football Club from Cameroon's northwestern riddled by armed conflict, is not only planning to start up an online television; it is also looking to exploit social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and WhatsApp, to create a strong nexus with their fans.

German company to produce Cameroon's biometric passports

A German company has been contracted by Cameroon's Police department to make and provide biometric passports in the Central African country. The passports will be produced within 24 hours for applicants residing in Cameroon and 48 hours for those residing abroad.

Founders Factory Africa has invested in HealthTech startup RxAll

Founders Factory Africa (FFA), along with its corporate investors in South Africa, namely Netcare Group and Standard Bank Group, has announced that Healthtech startup, RxAll, has been selected to participate in its Venture Scale program.

South Africa's Striata acquired by Doxim in global deal

Striata, a South African company that offers digital communication and security solutions, has been acquired by Doxim, a Canadian digital technology company.

Cameroon is planning a Universal Health Coverage project

Cameroon's Universal Health Coverage project is touted as a laudable step in efforts to render healthcare more accessible and affordable in a country where most of its citizens die due to a lack of easy access to healthcare services.

NBA Africa seeking to further grow the game

Evidence of how far African basketball has come in a short while can be seen all over the rosters of the top NBA teams.