The NSE Derivatives Market (NEXT), has formally launched the Mini NSE 25 index futures contracts. The Mini NSE 25 index futures contract will appeal to retail investors due to its lower initial margin requirements.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), announced grant funding for a feasibility study to support Dark Fibre Africa efforts to expand reliable and affordable internet access and digital services to underserved populations in South Africa.
The Africa Renewable Energy Fund II has achieved its first close at €130 million, following a joint investment of €17.5 million from The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa and the Climate Technology Fund through the African Development Bank.
Victoria Oil & Gas announced it has entered into a definitive financing agreement with Meridian Capital to raise maximum gross proceeds of $7.5 million through the issue of unsecured loan notes, for Matanda licence in Cameroon.
Danish Farmer owned dairy co-operative Arla Foods will build a commercial dairy farm in Northern Nigeria where it will also train and support up to 1,000 local dairy farmers.
MTN Uganda and several members of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have signed an agreement that will advance network automation using TIP’s Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG).
CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, announced a $50 million project finance direct debt investment to ACWA Power’s Redstone Concentrated Solar Power Project (Redstone) in South Africa.
The African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), along with a consortium comprising South African Housing & Infrastructure Fund (SAHIF), have agreed to acquire 25.8% interest in MetroFibre Networx.
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, introduced another Sustainable Marine Fuel (SMF) service for ocean freight as part of its sustainability strategy.
MarketForce, the end-to-end retail distribution platform for consumer brands in Africa, announced the strategic acquisition of Digiduka, a startup on a mission to bring informal retailers in Africa into the digital economy.
Lydie Nyombayire Murorunkwere from Rwanda is an outgoing and motivated team player eager to contribute to dynamic customer service, who initiated JurisTax Ltd which specializes in company formation, fund administration and investor services, The provision of professional services and financial advice.
Lydie Nyombayire Murorunkwere du Rwanda est un joueur d'équipe extraverti et motivé désireux de contribuer au service à la clientèle dynamique, qui a initié JurisTax Ltd qui est spécialisé dans dans la création de sociétés, L'administration de fonds et les services aux investisseurs, La fourniture de services professionnels et le Conseils financiers.
The acceleration towards greater digitalization and remote working driven by the pandemic is also further intensifying IT vulnerabilities.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
The South African Draft National Policy on Data and Cloud announced on 01 April 2021 has done more than startle the country. It has presented company, individual, and analysts with some very important questions.
Teddy Kimani is the CEO and Founder of Vukaplus, a Kenyan-based classified ads company that provides an online platform for users to place ads for properties, cars, job vacancies, businesses and services.
Over the past year, the term ‘digital transformation’ has gone from an industry buzzword to a firmly entrenched necessity for survival. Hard lockdowns and stay-home orders, while necessary, also created a huge challenge for some of the continent’s largest economies grappling with the pandemic’s cost to gross domestic product (GDP).
An unprecedented ability to connect, collaborate and work from anywhere. Enterprise-level connectivity and equipment at home. New work spaces, automated systems and cognizant buildings at the office.
Cybercrime taps into the vulnerability of business systems and can pose a real threat to a robust supply chain. A sophisticated ransomware attack recently targeted the world’s largest meat processor.
In 2016, global spending on public IT cloud services was just under $100B. In 2021 that figure has ballooned to a healthy $312.4B after experiencing a 34% increase from 2019’s $233.4B revenue.