Monthly Archives: December 2021

JSE-listed Labat Africa shares soared after it listed its stocks on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

SHARES in JSE-listed Labat Africa yesterday soared 16 percent after the health-care firm, with a focus on medical cannabis, listed its stocks on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE) as it aims to capitalise on Germany’s expected legalisation of cannabis for medicinal and recreational purposes. The shares were admitted to trading when the market opened yesterday, […]

Digital ‘pocket clinic’ provides HIV/AIDS medical information

South African healthcare start-up Aviro Health unveiled a digitally-enabled service to improve access to HIV/AIDS medical information and healthcare, to mark World AIDS Day yesterday. Named Aviro Pocket Clinic, the multi-language digital service allows patients to privately and conveniently manage their own care, while still being connected to health providers. In addition, it walks patients through screening and counselling […]

LEBO MADIBA: Meta threatens to further entrench the digital divide

Africa’s economy might have to play catch-up with the rest of the world Facebook’s rebranding presents the globe with the opportunity to partake in a multisensory world where ideas, online currencies and products are exchanged in a democratic manner. But its presence could mean Africa’s economy will have to play catch-up with the rest of […]