Zimbabwe: Govt Renews Bid to Mend Ties With Britain, Unlock Elusive FDI

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has renewed its bid to mend long lost relations with colonial master Britain with Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo set to engage officials in attempts to unlock foreign investment into Zimbabwe.

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Africa: Africa Roundup – Yamaha Backs Max, Inside Ethiopia’s Tech Scene

[TechCrunch] Competition in Africa’s two-wheel ride-hail market is accelerating. Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng was the latest startup to add funding, raising a $7 million funding round in June with participation from Japanese manufacturer Yamaha.

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Africa: Can More Genomic Research Material Come from Africa? 54gene Thinks So

[TechCrunch] New advances in genetic mapping and manipulation hold the promise of reshaping medical treatments in the 21st century, but thanks to a lack of sufficient infrastructure and apparent scientific disregard, an entire continent is at risk of being left out.

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Zimbabwe: 20 – 24-Year-Olds Lead in New HIV, TB New Infections

[263Chat] Director AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Doctor Owen Mugurungi has expressed shock and disbelief at the statistics which are showing that young people of 20-24 years are leading with new HIV and TB infections in Zimbabwe, 263Chat has been told.

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