04-23-2021 | 05:57:00
Constrained global financial conditions caused by Covid-19 have led to massive portfolio outflows from Africa, exceeding $5 billion in the first quarter of 2020, a new continent-wide survey on trade finance has shown.
04-22-2021 | 06:39:00
Mobile users in Nigeria have been impacted by mobile malware during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to a new report by mobile technology specialist, Upstream and its full-stack anti-fraud platform, Secure-D
04-14-2021 | 11:04:00
A new report by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria shows COVID-19 has massively disrupted health systems and health service delivery for HIV, TB and malaria in low- and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia in 2020.
04-12-2021 | 06:45:39
Two thirds of META consumers (65%) would walk away from an online service provider if it suffered any form of data breach, according to a study of 15,000 consumers worldwide, conducted by Kaspersky.
04-06-2021 | 08:52:00
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing development challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, contributing to a rise in poverty, a deterioration of public finances, an increase in debt vulnerabilities.
03-31-2021 | 07:26:00
The economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020, and prospects for recovery are strengthening amid actions to contain new waves of the pandemic.
03-29-2021 | 06:42:00
Almost a fifth (18%) of online users across META always give apps and services permission to access their microphone or webcam, according to a global study of 15,000 people conducted by Kaspersky.
03-05-2021 | 06:57:00
Mozambique’s economy is expected to gradually recover from 2021 but substantial downside risks remain due to uncertainty surrounding the path of the COVID-19 pandemic.
02-25-2021 | 13:42:00
Nigeria’s telecommunications industry, regulated by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is one of the sectors whose performance lifted the country out of recession in the fourth quarter of 2020.
02-09-2021 | 08:59:00
The Rwandan economy has fallen into its first recession due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and could potentially compromise years of gains in poverty reduction.
02-04-2021 | 09:22:40
A Mastercard study on consumer spending* has revealed that nearly four out of five (79%) surveyed consumers in Kenya are shopping more online since the onset of the COVID 19 pandemic.
02-04-2021 | 06:50:00
Global fisheries and aquaculture have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and could face further disruption in 2021 as lockdowns affect supply and demand across the sector, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
01-28-2021 | 12:28:12
Energy producer KenGen, has announced a Ksh.13.9 Billion profit before tax for the Financial year ended June 2020. This translates to 8.3% growth in profit from the previous financial year.
01-22-2021 | 06:34:00
More than 100 million jobs could return to the global Travel & Tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
01-15-2021 | 11:52:00
New research from the University of Oxford predicts that total electricity generation across the African continent will double by 2030, with fossil fuels continuing to dominate the energy mix, posing potential risk to global climate change commitments.
04-09-2021 | 09:57:00
L'entrepreneur Britanique-Ghanéen, Stephan Eyeson, est actuellement PDG et fondateur de la société panafricaine de collecte de renseignements sur les consommateurs, Survey54.
03-30-2021 | 10:06:00
British-Ghanaian entrepreneur, Stephan Eyeson, is current CEO and Founder of pan-African consumer intelligence gathering firm, Survey54.
02-08-2021 | 09:50:11
Africa’s installed capacity of renewable energy, which stood at 12.6 gigawatt (GW) in 2019, is set for consecutive years of growth, a Rystad Energy analysis shows.
02-08-2021 | 09:50:00
About 2/3 of the African companies (62%) say they are struggling but will survive. Almost a third of companies (29%) say they are doing well and the near future is looking good
10-01-2020 | 08:47:00
Developing Africa’s huge onshore wind energy potential can boost its transition to affordable and reliable clean energy. For the first time ever, wind and solar made up the majority of the world’s new power generation in 2019.
09-26-2020 | 10:37:00
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09-23-2020 | 07:12:00
Global finance to developing countries in support of clean and renewable energy reached $21.3 billion in 2017, which almost doubles the level from 2010 when international financial flows were at $10 billion.
08-22-2019 | 08:26:00
Kenya has paid a heavy price in lives lost for its slow uptake of LPG as a cooking fuel.
01-10-2019 | 10:57:00
The sectors are revving up to keep up momentum as the 2019 opens new doors for Nigeria’s stride toward economic balance.
10-23-2018 | 09:35:00
Cybercrime has dominated South Africa’s news headlines throughout the course of 2018, as one high-profile attack follows another on an almost monthly basis
10-05-2018 | 16:19:00
October is already proving to be a great month for the South African business and economy, maybe even greater. With only a week into the month, three South Africans have been appointed for senior positions in the ICT, aviation and engineering sectors.
05-24-2018 | 13:15:00
Two years ago Nigeria was as good as drowning in debts, unemployment, reduced investment and general widespread discontent. Today, though still a work in progress, the country has exited recession and is fast regaining its momentum.
05-21-2018 | 11:34:00
Renaldo Bothma is a professional rugby player and founder of a new app, Homefixer, an app to help fix any household related issue at the push of a button.
03-27-2018 | 13:27:00
Everywhere we look, technology is being touted as the enabler of a new era of African agricultural prosperity. The exciting world of possibilities offered by blockchain, IoT and machine learning has made companies, governments and policy-makers sit up.
03-20-2018 | 10:54:00
Cloud is coming into its own. Forrester says that public cloud platforms, business services, and applications will reach $236B by 2020.