News

[Mozambique] Total awards two LNG agreements to Worley

02-21-2020 | 12:49:00
Australian engineering company Worley has been awarded two master service agreements by Total to provide services to the Mozambique LNG Project.

[Ghana] Aker Energy issues Letter of Intent to Yinson for FPSO

02-21-2020 | 12:37:53
Aker Energy has entered into a Letter of Intent with Yinson to award a bare-boat charter and an operations and maintenance contract for a floating, production, storage and offloading vessel at the Pecan field, offshore Ghana.

World Bank to boost investments in Nigeria’s human capital and economic transformation

02-21-2020 | 12:27:00
The World Bank approved six projects to support Nigeria’s development priorities.

Kenya Airways expands codeshare with Alitalia

02-21-2020 | 09:32:00
Kenya Airways has signed an enhanced codeshare agreement with Alitalia (a partner airline in the SkyTeam alliance), creating additional connectivity to the networks of the two airlines.

[South Africa] Agri-Vie Fund I sells stake in InteliChem

02-21-2020 | 09:30:00
Agri-Vie Fund I has announced its exit from InteliChem, the holding company of Terason and Technichem.

Ecobank Group announces 2020 edition of fintech challenge

02-21-2020 | 07:03:00
Ecobank Group, the pan-African banking group, has opened invitations to African fintech entrepreneurs to enter the 3rd edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge.

AfDB to invest $300 million in developing agro-processing zones in Nigeria

02-21-2020 | 07:01:00
The African Development Bank has expressed support for the implementation of the Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones project in Nigeria with $300 million.

Zamtel inks deal with Zambia Railways to boost communication efficiency

02-21-2020 | 06:58:00
Zamtel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zambia Railways (ZRL) to provide ZRL with Integrated Communication Solutions including voice and data.

Standard Bank South Africa launches tool to improve mobile banking security

02-21-2020 | 06:52:00
Standard Bank South Africa has launched DigiMe to improve security on its mobile banking app.

[Kenya] Agriculture players summit to address industry hiccups

02-21-2020 | 06:52:00
Over 400 high level agriculture sector leaders are set for a first-of-its-kind gathering in Kenya as industry players look at innovative ways of invigorating agricultural growth and bolstering commitments at leaving no one behind.
 
Features

The South African Data Center market and the Eskom threat

02-21-2020 | 07:40:00
South Africa is facing an acute electricity crisis. Since last September, South African electricity customers have been subjected to wide-scale load-shedding.

Airtel Africa Results Analysis: The turnaround continues

02-21-2020 | 07:35:06
Airtel recently reported the financial results of its African operations, for the period ending December 2019. Here key insights from the numbers:

[Column] John Mc Loughlin: What must I do ... I've been hacked

02-20-2020 | 10:32:00
With all the hype around cyber-attacks and every single cyber security enterprise talking about cyber resilience to improve a business’ security posture, nobody really knows what to do once they've been hacked.

[Column] Maxim Fetisov: Mobile Lending – Non-traditional data in credit decision making

02-20-2020 | 05:18:00
Retail lending in Kenya has taken a unique path. It has skipped some stages typical for developed markets and climbed to heights that can be admired and envied.

[Column] Karien Bornheim: The intelligent mine - The real world in sensors

02-20-2020 | 04:32:00
The Internet of Things (IoT) has become many things in the mining industry. A canary that uses sensors to monitor underground air quality, a medic that monitors healthcare.

[Interview] Joy Owango, Executive Director, Training Centre in Communication, Kenya

02-19-2020 | 08:08:53
Training Centre in Communication is a centre that works with researchers, research institutes and governments in Sub Sahara Africa to produce and improve their research output and visibility.

[Column] Kyle Condon: Beware - Gender-based cybercrime

02-19-2020 | 03:48:43
South Africans are called to raise their awareness and their defences to counter gender-based cybercrimes. This raised awareness also applies to the world of cybercrime.

[Startup Interview] Peter Muturi, Director, Pertom Digital, Kenya

02-18-2020 | 09:14:00
Peter Muturi is the Director of Pertom Digital an IT startup offering its services in Kenya.

[Column] Paul Makube: Lifting of ban on livestock auctions a welcome move

02-18-2020 | 07:00:28
The lifting of the ban on livestock auctions is a welcome relieve for producers, auctioneers, feedlots and other stakeholders across the value chain.

[Interview] Cajetan Boy, CEO, Et Cetera Productions, Kenya

02-14-2020 | 12:56:00
Cajetan Boy is the CEO of Et Cetera Productions, a Kenyan based film production company.