News

Airtel Africa joins FTSE 100

01-28-2022 | 11:41:00
Index manager FTSE Russell announced that Airtel Africa plc will be joining the FTSE 100 on Monday 31 January 2022.

Standard Chartered to open first branch in Egypt in Q3

01-28-2022 | 11:38:02
British lender Standard Chartered is poised to open its first fully fledged branch in Egypt later this year after securing an in-principle approval from the Central Bank of Egypt

AATB Program inks 2022-2023 Country Program with Tunisia to deepen cooperation framework

01-28-2022 | 10:08:00
The Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program and Republic of Tunisia signed the 2022-2023 Country Program with the aim of developing a cooperation framework.

Panoro Energy receives government approvals for the sale of its interest in OML 113, offshore Nigeria

01-28-2022 | 09:49:00
Panoro Energy announced that all government approvals have now been received for the sale of the shares of its fully-owned subsidiaries that hold 100% of the shares in Pan Aje to PetroNor.

San Leon announces amendment to investment in the Oza field, Nigeria

01-28-2022 | 09:23:00
San Leon, the independent oil and gas production, development and exploration company focused on Nigeria, announced that its investment in the Oza oil field in Nigeria (Oza) is now proceeding with amendments.

[Ghana] DPO Group partners with Mastercard to help businesses accept digital payments

01-28-2022 | 09:16:33
DPO Group has partnered with Mastercard to enable thousands of businesses in Ghana to offer their customers greater choice and convenience by pivoting online and accepting digital payments.

McDermott launches carbon footprint calculation tool, ArborXD

01-28-2022 | 09:13:00
McDermott International launched ArborXD, a web-based tool that supports carbon-conscious decision making for energy customers seeking pathways to net-zero operations.

MTN Group president visits Ghana

01-28-2022 | 08:54:15
MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer paid a day’s working visit to Ghana to engage with some key stakeholders and reiterate MTN’s commitment to support the further development of the Ghanaian telecommunications sector and work towards greater financial inclusion.

[Libya] Canon EMEA partners with UN Women to deliver educational workshops

01-27-2022 | 13:51:56
During a three-day virtual workshop, twelve participants discussed their interest in exploring social and environmental topics that are important to them individually and to their communities.

Datadobi appoints Matthias Nijs as Vice President of EMEA Sales

01-27-2022 | 13:43:00
Data management software provider Datadobi has today announced the appointment of Matthias Nijs as its new Vice President of EMEA Sales to continue accelerating its momentum in the region
 
Features

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Sub marine cable investment connects region to the world

01-28-2022 | 12:51:38
An increase in submarine cable activities and fiber connectivity is attracting more investments in East Africa while opening up the region to the world.

[Interview] Burak Buyuksarac, CEO, BMS Group, Tanzania

01-28-2022 | 09:54:00
BMS Group, a Tanzanian company, operates different companies across tourism, security, consultancy, trading, and interior design and construction.

[Interview] Nixon Mrinji, Agric-Services Manager, Mtibwa Sugar Estate, Tanzania

01-28-2022 | 09:50:56
Cane is supplied from the company’s fields and the rest through an outgrower scheme with the neighbouring farmers

[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: 5G becomes national security policy, industries seek sustainability in technology

01-27-2022 | 13:04:00
The one thing the current global pandemic has unilaterally effected in all nations is a rearrangement of priorities, both for people and for governments. Survival elements – food and healthcare – have taken lead position.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why Kenya is losing its place in regional trade

01-27-2022 | 12:08:00
Whereas Kenya has been trying to revive regional trade, our own policies and regulations developed over the last couple of years hinder these efforts.

[Column] Hyther Nizam: Factors to consider while building a business intelligence programme for your organisation

01-27-2022 | 09:46:00
As businesses continue to go digital and become increasingly data-driven, it's imperative for them to include a holistic business intelligence (BI) programme in their technology strategy.

[Column] Ryan Mer: Five things to do immediately to address payments fraud

01-27-2022 | 06:51:20
From advanced digital security to straight-forward invoice numbers, here are five ways to make your Accounts Payable department the best it can be.

[Column] Duncan Azenga: In a Hybrid Working Environment future, integrating company communications is key

01-27-2022 | 06:47:00
Gartner research has found that 71% of human resources leaders were increasingly focused on employee collaboration in 2021. This is likely to be a major initiative going forward in the coming year.

[Column] Steve Flynn: Will 2022 sustain the sophisticated cyberattacks developed in 2021?

01-26-2022 | 08:40:00
After two years of unexpected events, how will 2022 stack against what is becoming a much more sophisticated approach to cybercrime?

Cisco forecasts top technology trends for 2022

01-26-2022 | 08:28:39
With the start of the New Year, Cisco has revealed the technology trends that are expected to make a significant impact in 2022 and beyond.