WATT Renewable Corporation secured $13 Million USD funding from Empower New Energy

10-04-2023 | 15:29:00
WATT Renewable Corporation (WATT), an independently-owned provider of hybrid solar solutions, is delighted to announce it has secured $13 million USD in funding from Empower New Energy.

Sasol, Toyota South Africa Motors and Air Products South Africa partner for hydrogen mobility ecosystem

10-04-2023 | 15:20:00
Sasol, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM), and Air Products South Africa (APSA) made history at the Smart Mobility Africa Summit, at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Johannesburg with the presentation of South Africa’s first on-road demonstration of a hydrogen mobility ecosystem.

Visa, YellowPepper & ABHI partner to provide Account-to-Account payments in CEMEA Region

10-04-2023 | 15:04:00
Visa announced a partnership agreement with ABHI that aims to revolutionize the financial landscape by driving innovation, promoting financial inclusion, and accelerating the adoption of new payment solutions in the CEMEA region.

Stitch announces $25 million Series A Extension

10-04-2023 | 13:18:00
Stitch, a South African payments infrastructure company, has raised $25 million in a Series A extension.

Verve and adidas announce partnership with Africa’s Biggest Fitness Series, VerveLife 6.0

10-04-2023 | 12:55:00
Verve, Africa’s leading domestic payment cards and tokens brand, and leading global sportswear giant, adidas have announced a significant collaboration which takes the sixth (6th) edition of VerveLife, one of the biggest fitness festival series on the African continent, to the next level.

Avec 1 milliard de dollars d'investissements au Nigéria, Proparco fête ses 15 ans de présence dans le pays

10-04-2023 | 12:45:00
Proparco, institution financière de développement française, est fière de marquer ses 15 ans d'activité au Nigéria, et d’annoncer 1 milliard de dollars investis sur la période.

Joliba Capital et LBO France annoncent le premier closing de Joliba Capital Fund I

10-04-2023 | 12:18:00
Le Fonds concentrera ses investissements dans les pays francophones d’Afrique de l’Ouest et d’Afrique Centrale pour développer des champions régionaux de petite et moyenne taille à la recherche de capital et de soutien opérationnel.

IFC et PROPARCO soutiennent le développement des infrastructures urbaines durables au Rwanda

10-04-2023 | 10:44:00
La Société financière internationale (IFC) et Proparco, ont annoncé un accord de financement avec le Groupe Duval pour développer à Kigali un projet immobilier à usage mixte, respectueux du climat, qui appliquera des méthodes de construction durables et permettra de créer des centaines d'emplois.

80 per cent of SMEs in South Africa project similar or increased revenue in 2023, Mastercard SME Confidence Index

10-04-2023 | 10:33:00
From surviving to thriving in the post-COVID world, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa are projecting similar or increased revenues in 2023. These are the findings of the second edition of the Mastercard Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) SME Confidence Index.

[South Africa] JSE lists two new AMETFs from Sygnia and Reitway Global

10-04-2023 | 10:31:02
Two more Actively Managed Exchange Traded Funds (AMETFs) have been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), adding a further set of globally recognised options to the bourse’s portfolio.

[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Functioning ORGWARE a panacea for Kenya economic transformation

10-04-2023 | 10:36:43
The term describes the framework conditions for Information Technology (IT) projects that are neither part of the hardware nor software but are necessary to achieve the project goals.

[Column] Christopher Saul: Kenya’s AI revolution can happen with the IT you already have

10-02-2023 | 13:06:00
Kenya has been ranked fifth in Africa on the government’s readiness to incorporate AI in public service delivery. The country is also home to several promising startups that are transforming industries with AI-powered solutions.

[Column] Moses Anibaba: Building connections and opportunities for young Africans

09-29-2023 | 11:38:14
The next generation is essential to the continent’s development and to global shared interests in creating a safer, healthier, and more prosperous future for us all.

[Column] Vera Ng’oma: Propelling TEVET as Africa is set to be the world capital for young talent

09-29-2023 | 11:35:43
Africa could seize this opportunity as it pursues a re-envisioning of its economic prospects. But this aspiration can only be attainable if education systems are revitalised, skills development philosophies re-set and job markets scaled to support the demographic boom.

[Column] Bertrandt Delport: Mastering the Multi-cloud

09-28-2023 | 12:27:00
Spurred on by the pandemic, many organisations greatly accelerated their digital transformation plans over the past three years. Digital transformation became an existential necessity, which entailed migrating to or more fully adopting the cloud.

[Column] Robert van Breukelen: Four growth challenges for emerging African telcos

09-27-2023 | 10:59:00
The more dominant telcos will continue to take advantage of this growth by leveraging technology to develop innovative new revenue streams and business models.

[Column] Neil Coetzee: Revolutionizing retail efficiency through the power of the cloud

09-27-2023 | 10:58:00
Technology has become not just a tool, but a catalyst for transformation to bring greater efficiencies as well as improve the customer experience.

[Column] Dumisani Moyo: Tech marketeer of the future

09-26-2023 | 14:25:32
The fast-paced tech landscape demands an agile mindset, embracing change, adopting, and leveraging innovative approaches and strategies, and a commitment to steadfastly prioritise delivering value to both internal and external customers.

[Interview] Kenneth Njeru, Director of Africa Afya Healthcare

09-25-2023 | 12:17:00
I started my company in 2019 October at the age of 20. My first immediate costs were registering my company which cost about 80US Dollars and having the website done at about 400US Dollars.

[Column] Sarah Henkelmann-Hillebrand: The Never-Ending Challenge of Getting Education Technology “Just Right”

09-25-2023 | 12:00:00
The most crucial aspect to remember is that while every politician, researcher or parent may weigh in on the debate of technology in education, it’s the teachers and the students that must use it and its their opinion that matters most.