Five Foundations Which Provide Capital For New Businesses In Africa

The continent of Africa has numerous investment worthy territory, packed with uncountable opportunities for investors. Africa is highly resourceful continent with high return on investment (ROI), only if investors could tap into the huge market. Africa’s population, as of today is skewing towards one billion and based on research might double by the year 2020. Some African countries like Nigeria, Namibia, South Africa, Ethiopia, Libya, Ghana, and Cameroon have a rich market, but young investors lack the funds to penetrate it. With this in mind Wazobia Global Times have researched foundations that are supportive when it comes to investing in … Continue reading Five Foundations Which Provide Capital For New Businesses In Africa

Solar Powered Bus Makes History in Uganda

Uganda’s Kiira Motors has rolled into the history books, literally. Engineers at Kiira have unveiled Africa’s first electric solar powered bus Known as “Kayoola,” the bus uses two batteries that are charged using the solar panels attached to the vehicle’s roof. With a full charge the bus can complete a trip to the country’s international airport in Entebbe and back to Kampala. It took 60 staff members, 12 artisans, and 12 engineers to design and build Kayoola. Kayoola produces no fumes, makes less noise than the average bus, and with an estimated production cost of $58,000 this may be the … Continue reading Solar Powered Bus Makes History in Uganda

States Briefed on the Zika Virus

By: Dayo Fasasi The Nigerian Government has put all 36 states, including the Federal Capital Territory, on alert over the declaration of Zika virus as an international public health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). In a telephone interview with newsmen the Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Prof. Abdulsalam Nasidi, said that the red alert was to enable effective monitoring of the mosquito transmitting the deadly virus. The Nigerian government, who just battled the deadly Ebola virus, is now making all of its citizens more aware of the Zika virus. Zika virus, also known … Continue reading States Briefed on the Zika Virus