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Bet Lion gaming set for East African launch in August

05-26-2017 | 08:34:57
Victor Chandler is back. After a 3-year hiatus, his first foray is set to be as part of a new sports betting and gaming company to be called Bet Lion, focusing on East Africa and launching in August.

Rakesh Parbhoo appointed CEO of Westcon Comstor Southern Africa

05-26-2017 | 02:15:00
Rakesh Parbhoo has been appointed the CEO of Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking, Cloud and Data Centre.

[Tunisia] 4G Network expansion and fiber optic infrastructure development to drive telecom growth

05-25-2017 | 16:40:00
A new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Tunisia today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2021.

Rwanda and India Exim Bank ink $81 million deal to fund TVET

05-25-2017 | 16:33:44
The government of Rwanda and India Export Import Bank have signed a financing agreement worth $ 81 Million to support the establishment of integrated Technical Vocational Educational and Training (TVET) system.

Tullow discovers more oil in Kenya

05-25-2017 | 13:51:34
Tullow Oil plc has announced that the Emekuya-1 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya has encountered around 75 metres of net oil pay in two zones.

Uganda and Tanzania sign oil pipeline agreement

05-25-2017 | 13:45:28
President Museveni and President Magufuli have signed the East African Crude Oil Pipe Line Agreement(EACOP) as an expression of intent to go ahead with the construction of the1400km oil pipe line from Hoima to Tanga port.

[South Africa] Vodacom launches digital school management solution to improve education

05-25-2017 | 13:40:16
In April, Vodacom announced that it had been awarded the contract to supply a School Management Solution to the Eastern Cape Department of Education to help with the administration of schools in the province.

AGCO sets eyes on Africa with its Challenger farm machinery business

05-25-2017 | 13:39:17
Worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, AGCO has announced it intends to develop its Challenger farm machinery business in Africa.

South Africa Brings Digital Interactive Innovation to Miami Museum

05-25-2017 | 12:03:21
After five years and more than $305 million, the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami opened its doors to the public in early May this year.

Mobile remittances from UAE to Kenya up 14% in last two years

05-25-2017 | 10:55:16
Xpress Money, a global money transfer brand, has seen a 14 per cent increase in remittances from the UAE that culminate onto mobile wallets in Kenya in the last two years.

[Nigeria] GTBank and Total collaborate to provide cash-out service in Total service stations

05-25-2017 | 10:20:40
Total customers can now make cash withdrawals in select Total Service Stations without an Automated Teller Machine (ATM).

[Nigeria] 34 Firms Bid for NNPC Digitization Project

05-25-2017 | 10:05:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday received no fewer than 34 bids submitted by different companies for the digitization of legacy documents in the corporate headquarters.

Sudan’s Agribusiness Indicators on the Rise - World Bank

05-25-2017 | 09:48:59
The World Bank, in partnership with Sudan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, has launched the 2017 Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) report.

Africa remains world’s second-fastest growing region - AfDB

05-25-2017 | 09:40:00
In 2016, Africa as a whole maintained its position as the world’s second-fastest growing economies behind South Asia.

RwandAir to acquire its fourth Boeing 737-800 aircraft

05-25-2017 | 06:21:00
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, is expecting the delivery of another brand new state of the art Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft equipped with in flight connectivity.

Safaricom invests $2 million in Kenya’s first telecommunications lab

05-25-2017 | 06:19:00
Safaricom has announced that it has invested approximately $2 million in a first of its kind telecommunication lab in Kenya.

[Kenya] Standard Chartered announces quarter one results

05-25-2017 | 06:17:00
Standard Chartered has announced a pretax profit of $30 million for the first quarter of 2017.

Zanzibar bets on electronic certificate of origin systems to boost trade efficiency

05-25-2017 | 06:15:00
Trade efficiency systems in Zanzibar are expected to become efficient with the launch of an NTB monitoring and electronic certificate of origin systems by the Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture (ZNCCIA).

Angola Airlines and Network Airline Management renew aircraft contract

05-24-2017 | 15:30:27
Network Airline Management and TAAG Angola Airlines, the national airline of Angola have renewed long-term freighter aircraft contract, which seals their ongoing partnership.

Kenya breaks ground for tallest building in Africa

05-24-2017 | 13:10:00
Kenya’s tourism sector got a major boost as President Uhuru Kenyatta opened two international hotels and laid the foundation stone for the tallest building in Africa.