Standard Bank Group ordinary shares, Standard Bank Group second preference shares and South African fast-moving consumer goods group AVI shares begin trading on A2X today.
Ghana has implemented the recommendations of the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) by publishing critical data through the National Summary Data Page.
Burkinabe cashew processor Anatrans has welcomed social impact investor Oikocredit as a new shareholder, in a transaction that saw Dutch headquartered Oikocredit make a € 2 million investment in Anatrans.
Teraco has announced that clients currently making use of its data centres in Cape Town and Johannesburg are set to benefit from the cross connection to the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS).
RCS-Communication, an ISP in South Sudan, has established the first site for Avanti’s HYLAS 4 high-speed satellite broadband service in-country.
During the annual AfricaCom conference in Cape Town, MTN Group, KaiOS Technologies, China Mobile Communications Group and UNISOC announced a partnership to launch the world’s first 3G smart feature phone in Africa.
Liquid Telecom is extending its award-winning VSAT service through a new partnership with Kymeta, enabling it to deliver enhanced satellite mobile connectivity across Africa.
Multinational telecoms company Angola Cables has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Broadband Infraco.
Nokia has deployed its 5G site for the South African operator rain in time for the operator to launch 5G services ahead of AfricaCom 2018.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has launched a project preparation facility aimed at increasing the availability of viable well-prepared projects in Africa.
The growing appetite for energy in Africa despite unreliable hydro power has birthed renewable energy renaissance.
Despite spirited efforts to provide affordable education to all in Zambia, more than 80,000 children of school going age are out of school.
African countries have been pushing for an open skies agreement to make intra Africa trade and movement cheaper and faster.
There is no doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) can solve everyday challenges using technology, and with IDC predicting there being over 20 billion connected devices by 2020.
By the end of the next decade, growth, productivity gains, and human development will be determined by levels of integration into the digital economy.
Digital transformation and the Internet of Things (IoT) are widely discussed topics in business today. That said, many organisations are still slow in getting their transformation initiatives underway and implementing tangible IoT solutions.
Having evolved over the years, a platform economy is a new breed of digitally-driven, disruptive business models.
In the recent years, South Africa has continued to prove that it is one of the most diverse and promising emerging markets in Africa. The country has become a key global hub for investment, innovation and research.
For a country as populous as Nigeria, the wheels can and should not stop rotating. Supply rarely ever exceeds demand, investors are always welcome and jobs are never surplus.
The African startup ecosystem continues to thrive, the innovation revolution by these startups is on the rise. They not only bring massive impact to the local communities but also across other countries.