GE Program Announces Graduation of First Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
Today, the GE healthymagination Mother and Child Program will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa.
Chevron, one of the world's largest energy companies, has pledged to continue investing in the production project of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) based in Soyo, northern Zaire province according to its deputy Executive chairperson, Jay Johnson.
Listed telecommunication firm Safaricom has announced that it will be taking 63 university students under its 2017 technology internship program.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with The MasterCard Foundation today announced it signed an agreement to a value of $1 million with payments service provider Zoona to strengthen the reach and depth of its mobile banking services for low-income people, small-scale entrepreneurs and rural populations in Zambia.
The Entebbe International Airport upgrade is set to cost $9.5 million according to figures from the Civil Aviation authority.
One of Kenya’s largest tea and coffee producer Sasini Limited has said that it is set to seek shareholder’ approval to offset 60 per cent stake it has in Savanna Coffee House.
The award winning Mowgli Foundation marked its recently established presence into Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with an evening geared at raising awareness on the importance of incorporating mentoring into the entrepreneurial eco-system.
Dr Tara Swart returns to South Africa to share latest applications of neuroscience to business and leadership performance
Compelling evidence from neuroscience research shows that leaders can significantly improve how they engage with and motivate others. It shows that, contrary to the idea that leadership skills are ‘innate’, leadership can actually be learned.
Integrated accounting and payment systems company Sage has launched $1 million Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund which is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls.
The most popular Forex trading platform in the market is MetaTrader 4 (MT4), a downloadable application that is easy to use and offers a multitude of features including automated trading through Expert Advisors (EAs)
Central African region’s poultry hatchery, Agrocam, located in Douala Cameroon, has purchased one of General Electric’s Jenbacher J316 gas engines from Clarke Energy, GE’s distributor of Jenbacher gas engines in Cameroon
French multinational hotel group Accor Hotels has entered into three partnerships with Ethiopian investors for the construction and management of 3 hotels in Addis Ababa.
Private equity firms Amethis Finance and Metier have partnered to acquire a minority stake in Kenafric food industry. The three companies – Kenafric, Amethis and Metier have been working together on a promising acquisition.
Latest entrant into the financial sector, Commerz Savings and Loans, is embracing technology to reach and attract the unbanked population into the banking sector.
Tier 1 lender Kenya Commercial Bank has announced that is set to lay off a section of employees in what it attributes to technological changes and a dynamic regulatory regime.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) continues its efforts to increase the availability of Foreign Exchange in order to ease the difficulties encountered by Nigerians in obtaining funds for Foreign Exchange transactions.
A total of 19 academics from different universities in Nigeria have begun research attachments in several fields of study in the latest phase of the sabbatical and internship programme of The Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Joint Venture, which was introduced in 1980.
Kenya Electricity Expansion Project: World Bank Board Approves Action Plan for Kenya Inspection Panel Case
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has met to discuss and approve the Action Plan that Bank management presented in response to the Inspection Panel investigation of the Kenya Electricity Expansion Project.
The Investing in African Mining Indaba, one of the world’s largest mining conference, wrapped up on 9 February, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa with the African Development Bank playing a key role in helping to shape the continent’s future in the sector.
Angola Cables, a leading telecoms operator is expanding its network reach and peering capabilities across the globe. With an aim to become a major IP transit and MPLS player in sub-Saharan Africa, Angola Cables has chosen NAPAfrica as its peering point.