News

[Mozambique] Globeleq and EDM ink deal to develop power project

06-21-2018 | 11:19:22
Globeleq, lead partner in the Temane Energy Consortium (TEC), and Electricidade de Moçambique E.P. (EDM) have reached a significant milestone in the development of Mozambique's electricity sector.

Kenya risk reward score among the highest in Sub Saharan Africa, index

06-21-2018 | 11:18:19
Zimbabwe, Egypt and Ghana are the leaders when comparing their September 2017 risk-reward score with the score from June 2018, according to the Africa Risk-Reward Index from Control Risks and Oxford Economics.

Nigeria’s agriculture export rises 24% in 3 months

06-21-2018 | 11:16:00
Nigeria has seen its 2018 first quarter agricultural export risen by 24 percent as the country explore opportunities to earn substantial dollars through the non-oil export.

Vodacom introduces Microsoft Azure products for Cape Town customers

06-21-2018 | 09:31:00
Vodacom, in partnership with Microsoft today introduced Microsoft Azure products to its Cape Town customers.

African Union provides Zimbabwe with electoral technical support

06-21-2018 | 09:17:00
The Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission has deployed a five-person independent electoral assistance mission in Zimbabwe from 15 June 2018 to 8 July 2018 to provide technical support to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.

[Namibia] NORED engages Headway to improve IT service delivery

06-21-2018 | 08:19:00
NORED Electricity engaged Headway Consulting to ensure a consistently high standard of service delivery for its customers. Being an electricity provider is fraught with potential challenges and issues.

itel debuts three smartphones on Android Oreo system in Africa

06-21-2018 | 06:19:28
itel, has announced the launch its first three smartphones which run on the Android™ Oreo™ operating system (Go edition) -- itel P32, A32F and A15, into the African market.

AfDB launches first electricity regulatory index for Africa

06-21-2018 | 06:13:00
Though African countries have developed robust institutional frameworks for the regulation of electricity sectors, much work remains in strengthening regulatory independence, says the Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa.

Resilient East African economies to enjoy sustained growth, report

06-21-2018 | 06:04:27
Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published East Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC.

Land LayBy Technologies partners with Strathmore University Kenya

06-21-2018 | 05:58:47
Land LayBy Technologies is a financial technology company currently operating in the real estate sector in Kenya. The sister Company in Melbourne, Australia subserves the same market segment.
 
Features

[Africa Tech Week] Training eyes on startups, World Cup

06-21-2018 | 09:52:00
A burgeoning demand for improved services across key economic sectors, a boom in tech startups and the World Cup have this week shaped the space of ICT in Africa.

[Kenya Business Week] Blazing the trail in economic growth

06-21-2018 | 09:44:00
At a time when the rest of Africa continues experiencing suppressed growth occasioned by drought, political upheavals and low private sector activity, East Africa has been in the headline this week.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Achieving blended learning in Africa

06-21-2018 | 07:44:17
I contend that the educational system in Africa is ripe for reform, both in terms of the physical infrastructure by means of which educational content is delivered and in terms of the ways in which education is theorised and spoken about.

[Column] Tando Mtintsilana: Cyber security in modern revolution

06-19-2018 | 06:09:24
Technology is advancing at an accelerated pace and needs no further mentioning. Every browser tab, website ad and digital article serve as constant reminders that we’re being driven towards the next revolutionary age.

[Interview] Caroline Gertsch, Country Director, Amani Institute, Kenya

06-18-2018 | 11:17:00
Caroline Gertsch is the Country and Programs Director of Amani Institute, founded in Nairobi, Kenya. The Institute commences a 5-month Leadership and Management program this year that is directed toward middle to upper level managerial trainings in Kampala, Uganda.

[Column] Flora Mutahi: Fight against counterfeits must be sustained

06-15-2018 | 06:04:00
To begin with, we would like to acknowledge and commend the latest efforts by the Government in the fight against illicit trade and counterfeits.

[Interview] Geofrey Ndobo, Business Development Manager, PPG, Uganda

06-14-2018 | 11:55:00
Geofrey Makavelli Ndobo is Sales & Marketing Manager at People Performance Group, a consulting, outsourcing and Human Resources company based in Kampala, Uganda.

[Interview] Reuben Kimani, CEO, Username Investment, Kenya

06-14-2018 | 10:48:00
Reuben Kimani is an engineer, ICT professional and currently the CEO of Kenyan Real Estate company, Username Investment.

Angola: The road to economic reform

06-14-2018 | 06:14:45
The dramatic drop in oil prices that started in mid-2014 substantially reduced tax revenues and exports, with growth coming to a halt and inflation accelerating sharply.

[Kenya Business Week] Energizing investor relations

06-13-2018 | 09:27:46
Kenya this week continues to strategically place itself to benefit from regional integration and reap from its warm relationship with development partners and international investors.