Africa 54

April 07, 2021 12:30 PM
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On this edition of Africa 54, coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million, as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe; Tanzania's president Samia Suluhu Hassan announces a scientific committee to research COVID-19, an apparent departure from the pandemic-skeptic policies of her predecessor, John Magufuli.

A54 Technology: Nigerian insurance technology startup, Curacel, an artificial intelligence powered platform for claims processing and fraud management in Africa, recently secured $450,000 in funding for product development and expansion. Africa 54's Technology correspondent Paul Ndiho speaks to Henry Mascot, Co-founder and CEO of Curacel, on the achievement.