Safaricom Ethiopia Generates KShs 98.3 Million in Total Revenue During Its First Month Of Operation.

Safaricom  has registered its first revenue from its Ethiopia operations in its first reporting cycle since launch of its commercial operations. Safaricom Ethiopia Service Revenue for the period ended September 30th 2022 was KShs 9.1M while Total Revenue including handsets sales was KShs 98.3 million. Safaricom Kenya net income grew by 0.6% YoY supported by the 4.6% growth in revenue. Safaricom Kenya delivered a solid set of results despite the prevailing macroeconomic challenges leading to a tough operating environment in Kenya and elevated pressure on consumer spending. “We are pleased…

The secret of houses that smell good

A home that smells fresh carries an aura of positivity that uplifts your mood as soon as you walk in, which is always a good sign. Smell is one of our most powerful senses. It tells us what to eat or what perfume to wear. On the human front, the sense of smell is more closely linked with memory than the other senses. This is partly because it evokes particular memories and is highly emotive, which helps us relax and also draws us to particular people. 1. Clean up smelly…

Volkswagen Going Green By 2030 In Africa

Volkswagen is exploring opportunities of manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) in Africa by 2030. The manufacturing of EVs in Africa is dependent on factors such as the method of generating electricity, the stability of the power grid, availability of charging infrastructure and customer interest. Martina Biene, Chairperson and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) commented, “We believe that Africa has the potential to leapfrog from internal combustion engines (ICEs) into EVs due to a growing young population who are embracing the need for carbon-neutral mobility. Africa is blessed with…

AstraZeneca, Partners to Train Over 10,000 Health Professionals in Early Cancer Screening

AstraZeneca and health partners today launched an initiative to transform outcomes for cancer patients across Africa. Announced on the margins of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022, COP27, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Health, the Accelerating Change Together; Cancer Care in Africa (ACT;CCA) programme provides a platform for partners to co-create cancer care solutions that close the gaps in existing patient care pathway, from diagnosis through to treatment and beyond. At the inaugural event, government representatives, leading clinical and health experts, patient advocates, and private sector representatives…