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Zuri Health launched to help provide affordable, accessible healthcare solutions
Zuri Health launched to help provide affordable, accessible healthcare solutions

Launched in February 2020, Play Zuri Health Limited is a mobile health service that delivers first level medical services to its users through their mobile devices via apps, WAP, and SMS...

Papama NyatiBy Papama Nyati 19 Jan 2021

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in Uganda
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in Uganda

This year, Bizcommunity, in partnership with Seedstars, is acknowledging African startups on World Entrepreneurs' Day 2020...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Curacel is tackling fraud in healthcare insurance
#StartupStory: Curacel is tackling fraud in healthcare insurance

Curacel is a Nigerian startup that aims to fast track claims processing and detects fraudulent claims for health insurance companies in Africa...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 4 Oct 2019

Zipline drone distribution centre, Rwanda.
#DesignIndaba2019: Bringing 'Wakanda' to life with life-saving drones

How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...

Louise BurgersBy Louise Burgers 1 Mar 2019

#AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in Africa
#AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in Africa

People across Africa face considerable challenges - many of them existential. But, without the right devices, connectivity, and skills, those who badly need their problems solved often can't access available solutions...

Greg MorrisBy Greg Morris 8 May 2018

Dr William Mapham.
Image © Christopher Larson/Scott Gorman.
#Designindaba2018: SA's crowd-sourced solution for a global problem

Dr William Mapham, an ophthalmologist hailing from the Eastern Cape, who conceived the Vula app, whilst working at the Vula Emehlo Eye Clinic in rural Swaziland and experiencing first-hand the difficulties faced by rural health workers in need of specialist advice, spoke on Day 2 of Design Indaba and received a standing ovation...

Sue DislerBy Sue Disler 22 Feb 2018

Flare app
Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

Tom JacksonBy Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016

Depth of Africa coverage improves
Depth of Africa coverage improves

Coverage of the rest of Africa in our media provides an interesting gauge of our relationship with the continent since our borders opened up 20 years ago...

Anton HarberBy Anton Harber 5 Dec 2014

The evolving business model for m-governance
The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

Vijay Sai PratapBy Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014

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