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Sompo International strengthens position in Africa through alliance with Sanlam Limited and SAHAM Finances
20-10-2017 | 09:04:14
Sompo International Holdings Ltd, a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and wholly owned subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, Inc. (Sompo), has launched a new strategic partnership in Africa.
ENGIE partners with Fenix to accelerate development of off grid market in Africa
20-10-2017 | 08:46:00
ENGIE and Fenix have agreed on a transaction in which ENGIE will acquire 100 per cent of Fenix International, a next generation energy company, offering Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Africa.
AfDB commits to help Sudan build resilience and tackle fragility
19-10-2017 | 08:04:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved Sudan’s Country Brief 2017-2019, designed to help the country build resilience and address core issues of fragility.
[South Africa] Mars Consumer Products Africa awards DHL warehousing and distribution contract
18-10-2017 | 15:29:00
Mars Africa, the South African-based division of Mars Incorporated, a global family-owned food business, and DHL Supply Chain South Africa, the world's largest contract logistics company, have signed a contract that will see DHL providing warehousing and distribution services for a number of Mars products.
[Egypt] Eni completes sale of a 30 per cent stake in the Shorouk concession to Rosneft
18-10-2017 | 11:45:46
Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni has finalized the sale of a 30 per cent stake in the Shorouk concession, where the super-giant Zohr gas field is located, to Rosneft.
Vice and Econet Media Ink joint venture to launch operations in Sub Saharan Africa
18-10-2017 | 11:41:54
VICE Media and Econet Media have announced an expansive new joint venture to fully launch VICE into Sub-Saharan Africa.
Ophir Energy signs exploration contract for New Equatorial Guinea's oil and gas block
18-10-2017 | 08:54:34
The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Ophir Energy and national oil company GEPetrol have signed a new production sharing contract (PSC) for Block EG-24 offshore Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea.
ITFC fuels Gambia’s energy sector with a $ 45million financing
18-10-2017 | 08:49:14
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has signed a US$ 45 million Murabaha Financing Agreement with the government of The Gambia.
Growing Russian demand for South African wines open opportunities for local producers
18-10-2017 | 08:43:00
The increase in the demand for the South African wines in Russia provides a good opportunity for the local companies to penetrate the Russian market.
[Morocco] Air Arabia Maroc launches new service to Agadir
17-10-2017 | 14:51:06
Morocoo’s largest low cost carrier Air Arabia Maroc has launched a new twice weekly scheduled service between Dublin to the Moroccan city of Agadir.
Siemens and the German government in $26 million partnership to support occupational training in Egypt
17-10-2017 | 13:55:00
To drive employment opportunities for Egyptian youth, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and Siemens have signed a strategic alliance agreement to support occupational training in Egypt.
Bolloré Logistics South Africa receives TAPA Level C certification
17-10-2017 | 13:50:15
Bolloré Logistics South Africa obtained the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) Level C certification for its Pomona warehouse in Johannesburg. This is the first African subsidiary to receive this kind of certification.
Wartsila set to supply generating equipment to help meet Angola’s electricity needs
17-10-2017 | 11:20:12
The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a framework supply contract to supply the generating equipment for three new power plant projects being implemented in Angola.
Building Energy inaugurates its first photovoltaic power plant in Uganda
17-10-2017 | 09:35:51
Building Energy, multinational company operating as a Globally Integrated IPP in the Renewable Energy Industry, announces the Inauguration of the Tororo Solar Plant, its first photovoltaic system in Uganda.
Elgon Kenya partners with Dudutech IPM Solutions in pest control drive
17-10-2017 | 09:31:03
Regional agro input powerhouse Elgon Kenya has partnered with respected IPM category products producer Dudutech in a deal that is set to make Elgon Kenya the distributor of Dudutech’s globally recognized products.
COMESA steps up its fight against money laundering
17-10-2017 | 09:20:00
The Maritime Security Programme (MASE) under the Governance, Peace and Security Unit at COMESA Secretariat recently conducted an intensive training on Financial Investigation and Asset Recovery for 25 participants from the region.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: How Kenya can achieve sustained export expansion
16-10-2017 | 13:34:00
In order to achieve our economic goals as envisioned in the 2030 development blue-print, we need to be deliberate in creating an export push for our local goods.
Commonwealth and African Development Bank to explore real and tangible partnership
16-10-2017 | 13:30:00
The Commonwealth Secretariat and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have pledged to work closer together to help billions of people.
JTI certified as top employer in Africa
16-10-2017 | 11:04:00
JTI (Japan Tobacco International) has been officially certified for the first time as a Top Employer in Africa, demonstrating its status as an employer of choice that puts people first.
Ethiopia extends E-Visa service to Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) participants
16-10-2017 | 10:16:00
Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs main Department in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines Group has launched E-Visa service for African and international participants of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions to be held in Ethiopia.
Philip Morris International recognized as Top Employer in Africa
16-10-2017 | 09:35:00
Philip Morris International Inc. has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a Top Employer in Africa, awarding the company’s work environment and commitment to creating value for its employees.
Barclays Africa Group and OMFIF launch Africa financial markets index
16-10-2017 | 09:24:56
Expanding and deepening financial markets across Africa is a central condition for the next stage of the continent's development. That is a key conclusion of the Africa Financial Markets Index.
[South Africa] The Gauteng Province and GE partner to advance economic development
16-10-2017 | 09:16:23
The Gauteng Province and GE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on projects in the key economic sectors of Energy and Healthcare.
Ethiopian companies to benefit from European Investment Bank backing for $100m private equity
13-10-2017 | 14:38:00
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support private equity investment across Ethiopia though support for the new $100m Cepheus Growth Capital Fund.
UK government sets out plans to curb illegal ivory trade in Africa
13-10-2017 | 10:15:00
British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has proposed a ban on ivory sales to help bring an end to elephant poaching.
[Startup Interview] Kyei Faried Owura, Founder, Edwa Global Company, Ghana
12-10-2017 | 11:13:24
Kyei Faried Owura is the brains behind Edwa Global Company, a Ghana based startup revolutionizing food purchase online in the local and international markets while creating jobs for farmers and players across the value chain.
[Nigeria] NNPC Group MD encourages investors to establish oil refinery in Akwa Ibom State
12-10-2017 | 10:40:00
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said that he had engaged investors to establish a refinery in Akwa Ibom State.
CMIG Drawin launches first prefabricated construction project in South Africa
12-10-2017 | 08:37:00
China Minsheng Drawin Technology Group (CMIG Drawin), a unit of investment conglomerate China Minsheng Investment Group, has launched the John Dude New City project in South Africa's Gauteng province.
Isuzu introduces new crew cab model to sate growing demand for light commercial vehicles in Sub Saharan Africa
12-10-2017 | 08:27:56
Growing demand for light commercial vehicles has spurred Isuzu to expand its offering in Sub-Saharan Africa to include the KB 4x4 crew cab X-Rider model.
[Kenya] Hurricane Electric expands global network to East Africa Data Centre in Nairobi
12-10-2017 | 08:11:00
Hurricane Electric, the IPv6-native Internet backbone has added a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Nairobi at the East Africa Data Centre.
[South Africa] New Ashburton Global 1200 Equity ETF lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
11-10-2017 | 14:45:00
The new Ashburton Global 1200 Equity Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), with a large interest in developed markets, has listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange becoming the 9th ETF to list this year.
Nestlé Professional to provide Innscor Kenya with beverage solutions through Alegria vending technology
11-10-2017 | 12:25:00
Nestlé Professional, the out-of-home arm of Nestlé, has entered into a partnership with Innscor Kenya Limited to provide the latter with beverage solutions to its consumers through Nescafé Alegria vending technology.
Oranto Petroleum signs exploration agreements for two licenses in Uganda’s Lake Albert
11-10-2017 | 08:14:00
Oranto Petroleum has signed two production sharing agreements (PSA) in the Ngassa Shallow and Deepwater Play of Lake Albert in Uganda.
CH2M wins marine engineering support contract on BP project developing offshore gas fields in Senegal and Mauritania
11-10-2017 | 08:06:00
CH2M has been awarded a new marine engineering support contract on BP's innovative Tortue development offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Total partners with National Office of Petroleum of Guinea in offshore oil exploration
10-10-2017 | 11:19:00
Total and the National Office of Petroleum of Guinea (ONAP) have signed a Technical Evaluation Agreement to study deep and ultra deep offshore areas located off the coast of Guinea Conakry.
[Zambia] COMESA to work with consumer protection body in research
10-10-2017 | 11:15:00
COMESA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) International Zambia.
Kenya's burgeoning luxury car market incentivizes top-end manufacturers
10-10-2017 | 09:45:00
On the latest episode of ‘Marketplace Africa’, the programme examines Kenya’s luxury car market – one that is among the fastest growing on the continent and is now attracting top-end car manufacturers to the country.
Marriott International continues extensive expansion in Africa
10-10-2017 | 09:27:00
From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in Kigali, Rwanda, Marriott International today announced further expansion plans in Africa with seven new hotel signings.
Tripartite FTA signatures rise to 21 as Mauritius signs
10-10-2017 | 08:59:41
Mauritius has signed the COMESA- EAC – SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area agreement. This brings to 21 out of the 27 countries that have signed the regional trade framework.
EU approves €200 million disbursement in macro financial assistance to Tunisia
10-10-2017 | 08:51:00
The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has approved the disbursement of a €200 million loan to Tunisia.
International Transport Workers’ Federation focuses on African ports over woeful labour relations
10-10-2017 | 08:46:56
Analysis carried out by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has found an emerging pattern of labour rights violations throughout one of the world's most profitable stevedoring companies: International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI).
A2X, SA’s new stock exchange, opens with three secondary listings and four leading brokers
09-10-2017 | 11:15:00
A2X, South Africa’s newest stock exchange, has made its debut with three listings and four of the industry’s leading brokers on board.
Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote withdraws tie-up deal with PPC South Africa
09-10-2017 | 10:26:00
PPC said on Friday that Nigeria’s Dangote Cement has withdrawn its interest to tie-up with the South African firm, sending its shares more than 13% lower.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation records $471.9m export receipts
09-10-2017 | 09:20:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has announced a total export receipt of $471.90 million for the month of July 2017 as against $219.34 million posted in June 2017.
ADEA and The Islamic Development Bank sign agreement to fund Africa’s education sector
06-10-2017 | 13:28:48
The Islamic Development Bank and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding related to the cooperation in the education sector in Africa.
COMESA region set to abolish roaming charges
06-10-2017 | 10:39:32
Citizens in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) may soon enjoy reduced calling charges, courtesy of a decision taken by Ministers in charge of infrastructure.
Work on the framing of minerals classification system in Africa begins
06-10-2017 | 10:30:10
A pioneering initiative leading towards a framework for mineral resource classification in Africa had has started with deliberations from African geological experts and classification specialists.
DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States
06-10-2017 | 08:33:00
World’s international express services provider DHL Express has announced its partnership with MallforAfrica, the global e-commerce company, which will facilitate selling of made-in-Africa products to customers in the United States.
StatesDuka debuts in East Africa with budget online shopping model
05-10-2017 | 16:08:44
Statesduka.com is the first budget online shopping and shipping website serving Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
Janus Global Operations to provide security for EU agency building Somalia maritime security
05-10-2017 | 16:00:00
Janus Global Operations has been selected to provide risk management and security for the European Union organization working to help build maritime civilian law enforcement in Somalia.
Coca-Cola and AB InBev complete transition of majority ownership in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
05-10-2017 | 15:48:00
The Coca-Cola Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev have announced today that they have completed the transition of AB InBev’s majority interest in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa.
[Column] Kevin Pillay: Taking an intelligent approach to Africa’s promising mobility revolution
05-10-2017 | 10:50:00
Despite the continent’s transport infrastructure lagging behind global standards for decades, Africa is bracing itself for a transport revolution as more countries embrace the onset of new technology.
Kenya Airways suspends flight to Hong Kong and Vietnam in new winter schedule
05-10-2017 | 10:05:00
After what it says is a thorough evaluation of the efficiency of its network to maximize productivity with the rollout of a new Winter Schedule, Kenya Airways has announced that it will discontinue flights to Hong Kong and Hanoi, Vietnam, from October 29, 2017.
Hyatt set to double the number of hotels In Africa by 2020
05-10-2017 | 10:00:00
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts plans to double the number of Hyatt hotels in Africa, with six new hotels expected to open by 2020.
Andersen Global enters Kenyan market through partnership with Nexus Business
05-10-2017 | 07:47:00
US advisory firm has announced its entry into East Africa through collaboration with with Nexus Business Advisory Limited (Nexus), a tax, legal and business advisory firm based in Nairobi, Kenya.
South Africa constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute
05-10-2017 | 07:45:00
At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a 40-year-long North African territory deadlock.
South Africa and Zimbabwe sign agreements on ICT, energy and border cooperation
04-10-2017 | 10:23:00
South Africa has signed five strategic agreement and memoranda of understanding with the government of the Republic of Zimbabwe which aim to strengthen bilateral relations between the neighboring countries, in Pretoria.
COMESA’s trade potential pegged at over $80billion, Free Trade Area a key driver
04-10-2017 | 08:28:14
The current intra-regional trade in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa is US$20 billion with a potential of over US$82.3 billion.
Guinea Bissau renegotiates and reduces outstanding debts to Exim Bank by 90 per cent
04-10-2017 | 08:19:00
Following an official request for support from the Government of Guinea-Bissau, the African Legal Support Facility has provided creditor litigation support and advisory services during outstanding debt negotiations with the Export-Import Bank of China.
[Ethiopia] Cooperative Bank of Oromia accelerates growth with Temenos universal banking platform
03-10-2017 | 12:35:00
Temenos, the software specialist for banking and finance, says that Cooperative Bank of Oromia (CBO) has gone live with its UniversalSuite.
[South Africa] Delta Energy & Communications partners with Mzansi Digital Republic Trust to boost energy, WIFI connectivity
03-10-2017 | 12:30:00
Delta Energy & Communications, a network, smart grid, and big data company focused on providing connectivity around the globe has signed an agreement with the Mzansi Digital Republic Trust, a South African non-profit organization.
Ghana wins maritime boundary dispute against Côte d’Ivoire
03-10-2017 | 10:15:00
A Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has determined the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, adopting the boundary line claimed by Ghana and rejecting that proposed by Côte d’Ivoire.
Afreximbank beats private placement target as it goes to market with DR
03-10-2017 | 09:10:00
The African Export-Import Bank is off to a successful listing of its depositary receipts (DRs) on the official market of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African countries
03-10-2017 | 07:39:45
Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers.
Cost Plus World Market launches CRAFT Africa Collection in select stores and online
03-10-2017 | 07:28:00
Cost Plus World Market® has launched its latest focused collection of artisan crafts with CRAFT Africa Collection, in select stores and online.
[Egypt] Rx Healthcare Fund announces GE healthcare as anchor investor
03-10-2017 | 07:22:00
Rx Healthcare Fund, an Africa-focused healthcare private equity fund currently under establishment, has announced that GE Healthcare is set to become an anchor limited partner in Rx.
Pointer Telocation announces purchase of South African company, growing footprint
03-10-2017 | 07:14:00
Pointer Telocation Ltd. a developer and operator of Fleet and Mobile Resource Management solutions, announced that it has concluded an agreement for the purchase of the activity of a South African company.
African countries losing 5 per cent revenue to inefficient border procedures
02-10-2017 | 11:57:35
Revenue losses from inefficient border procedures in some African countries are estimated to exceed 5% of the Gross Domestic Product.
AfDB approves $200m to IDC South Africa to support industrialisation projects
02-10-2017 | 09:19:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a private sector multi-currency line of credit of US$100 million and 1.3 billion South African Rands to Industrial Development Corporation Plc (IDC) of South Africa.
Intelsat 37e launches, bringing enhanced Intelsat EpicNG technology to customers in Africa
02-10-2017 | 09:18:48
Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 37e satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.
Afreximbank targets $500 Million support for Chad’s National Development Plan Projects
02-10-2017 | 09:04:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is to arrange at least $500 million in multi-sourced financing to support projects in agro-processing, energy, manufacturing, tourism and logistics sectors
Intra African investment growth pushes the case for international arbitration skills
02-10-2017 | 08:56:56
Intra-African trade and investment is growing, and with it the likelihood that more and bigger commercial disputes will arise. Such disputes should be resolved on African soil and not in boardrooms in Europe.
Siemens signs agreement with Madagascar to accelerate country’s power generation
29-09-2017 | 13:45:00
Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Madagascar to cooperate and identify measures to fast track power generation in the country and work towards increasing capacity by an additional 300MW by 2019.
New AGCO agribusiness course to develop skills and strategic expertise to drive African agricultural prosperity
29-09-2017 | 13:42:43
AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is a lead partner in a brand-new training program being established to develop the talent to fill vital junior management roles in African agriculture.
Randell Torno appointed CEO of RESTANCE to lead East African economic development strategy
29-09-2017 | 11:35:26
RESTANCE, Inc has announced a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the Company's East African Economic Development Strategy.
LS telcom announces sale of spectrum monitoring systems to Liberia
29-09-2017 | 08:38:00
LS telcom, Inc, a worldwide leader in Spectrum Management and Spectrum Monitoring solutions, has announced the installation of multiple LS OBSERVER sensor-based monitoring stations for the Liberian Telecommunications Authority.
African Development Bank sells Industrialize Africa theme bond for $40 million
29-09-2017 | 08:25:39
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has sold its first “Industrialize Africa” theme Bond to Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company, the sole investor in the transaction, for $40 million.
Millennium Challenge Corporation approves $524 million compact with Côte d’Ivoire
28-09-2017 | 13:32:36
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors in its quarterly meeting has approved a $524 million compact with the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire to spur economic growth and reduce poverty.
Wafacash and WorldRemit expand partnership to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa
28-09-2017 | 13:19:43
Morocco-based financial services company Wafacash is scaling up operations with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa.
[Egypt] Islamic Corporation for Development of the Private Sector and Alfa Solar to part-fund construction of solar plant
28-09-2017 | 10:55:00
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector and Alfa Solar have signed facility agreements for a US$28.5 million financing to part-fund the construction of a solar plant in Egypt.
The AfDB in collaboration with Niger to speed up its development
28-09-2017 | 10:06:24
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, arrived in Niamey on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 for a two-day official visit to Niger, which began with a meeting with the Head of State, Mahamadou Issoufou.
Korea Institute of Science and Technology, four African universities partner to advance science and technology research
28-09-2017 | 09:51:00
The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has signed new agreements with four premier African universities to propel their research and PhD programs in applied sciences and technology.
Kenya awards McMurdo contract to upgrade aeronautical search rescue program
28-09-2017 | 08:49:00
Orolia, through its McMurdo brand, has been selected by Kenya to upgrade its aeronautical Search and Rescue (SAR) program with the latest Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) technology.
Johannesburg Stock Exchange expands product offering with listing of Satrix Quality South Africa ETF
27-09-2017 | 12:31:12
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has expanded its product offering to investors with the listing of the Satrix Quality South Africa ETF (JSE: STXQUA). The new ETF will track the S&P Quality South Africa index.
Afreximbank’s Egyptian exposure reaches $5.2 billion
27-09-2017 | 10:15:00
Egypt is one of the largest beneficiaries of lending activities by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), with current total exposure standing at about $5.2 billion, the President of the Bank, Dr. Benedict Oramah, has said.
Central African mobile operator launches Evolving Systems customer acquisition and activation managed service solution
27-09-2017 | 07:37:27
Evolving Systems, Inc, a provider of real-time analytics, customer acquisition and customer value management solutions and services, has announced that its Customer Acquisition and Activation Acceleration Managed Service has been launched at the central African unit
Erin Energy provides update in Ghana
27-09-2017 | 07:21:39
Erin Energy Corporation has said that the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea in Hamburg issued its final judgement with regard to the maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
Elbit Systems awarded $240 million contract to provide defense electronic systems in Africa
26-09-2017 | 14:51:59
Elbit Systems Ltd has been awarded a $240 million contract to provide a wide array of defense electronic systems in Africa.
South Africa no longer automatic country of choice for global multinationals - Debbie Goodman-Bhyat
26-09-2017 | 14:14:49
Global multinationals seeking to invest in Africa are no longer automatically opting to first dip their toes in South African waters before spreading their wings to the rest of the continent, but are increasingly setting up shop directly in the market they wish to enter.
[Nigeria] Buhari administration engages national assembly, chief justice in new ease of doing business action plan
26-09-2017 | 14:02:00
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), which is chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, will, on Tuesday, consider new and specific initiatives to be implemented over a 60-day period in the National Action Plan 2.0.
Malawi Productivity Programme to launch $1.8m cooking oil centres to bridge national shortfall
26-09-2017 | 13:10:52
The Malawi Enterprise Productivity Enhancement (MEPE) is set to open two cooking oil centers of excellence in Mchinji and Phalombe districts.
NetSuite expands business operations in South Africa
26-09-2017 | 10:54:51
Oracle NetSuite, a provider of cloud-based financials / ERP, HR, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites has expanded business operations in South Africa.
STRABAG constructing Africa’s highest bridge in Eastern South Africa
26-09-2017 | 08:16:51
STRABAG SE, the publicly listed European-based technology group for construction services, has been awarded a bridge project in South Africa.
Sierra Leone partners with RippleNami to to deepen ICT penetration
26-09-2017 | 08:11:58
Sierra Leone President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma and RippleNami Inc., a blockchain systems solution provider, have announced a nationwide digitization program that will forever change Sierra Leone's global digital standing.
VizExplorer signs first African gaming operator
26-09-2017 | 07:33:58
Provider of operational intelligence solutions for the gaming industry VizExplorer has signed an agreement with Resort Co S.A.––its first customer in Africa.
[South Africa] Unilever opens new Africa Hub in Johannesburg
25-09-2017 | 15:12:32
Unilever has set up a new Africa Hub office as the latest move in an ongoing drive to grow its business across the African continent and help create a Brighter Future for Africa with its portfolio of iconic brands.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why we need to strengthen trade ties in the EAC
25-09-2017 | 15:07:45
A study released by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers last month stated that Africa continues to be Kenya’s leading export destination accounting for 40.6 per cent of our exports.
Case IH Training Academy unveiled to help improve Zimbabwean agricultural productivity
25-09-2017 | 13:49:02
The Case IH Training Academy, a new initiative to encourage best practice in Zimbabwean agriculture, has been officially opened by Matthew Foster, Vice President in charge of Agricultural Commercial Development for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
AfDB, AU, UN agencies pledge more action for Africa’s industrial transformation
25-09-2017 | 09:17:00
The African Development Bank has joined partners from the African Union Commission, African governments, key United Nations agencies and development finance institutions to renew support for African countries’ industrialization.