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.
Danish dairy co-operative Arla Foods to build dairy farm in Nigeria to support local milk production
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 acquires Digiduka startup to consolidate distribution of consumer goods with digital financial services in Africa
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.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), welcomed approval from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), for five FAO-led projects in eight countries, totaling more than $46.6 million in funding.
IFC and the African Development Bank’s AFAWA initiative announced a new partnership program to boost the professional capacities, incomes and access to finance of thousands of Ivorian women smallholder farmers.
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SAP's flagship digital skills build initiative the Young Professionals Programme is celebrating its first-ever graduates from Lusophone Africa.
South Africa’s Fuel management and payment solutions specialists Payment24 have launched a new module in their comprehensive solutions suite, bringing contactless, cardless and secure fuel payments to market.
Truecaller, the world's most trusted and accurate Caller ID and telephone search engine, is rolling out a new feature to further augment the user experience.
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces two strategic collaborations which will underpin the growth and development of its enterprise Internet of Things offerings to businesses worldwide.
A recent report by Visa, the world leader in digital payments, has shown that Kenya is among the top market contributors to eCommerce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the last 3 years.
E-Livestock Global has launched a first-of-its kind solution powered by Mastercard’s blockchain-based Provenance solution, empowering Zimbabwean farmers to prove the origin and health records of their cattle, while reducing risks to buyers.
An estimated 112 million more women started using mobile internet last year across low- and middle-income countries, despite the onset of COVID-19, according to the fourth annual GSMA Mobile Gender Gap Report.
The African Development Bank approved a $1.4 million grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program to reduce malnutrition among the Southern African nation’s most vulnerable households.
The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) has today launched the second edition of ATU Africa Innovation Challenge. The challenge seeks to provide both short and long-term solutions and opportunities to the African Youth.
Real estate developer SODIC partners with Orange Egypt to provide integrated smart solutions across all projects
Real estate developer SODIC has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Orange Egypt, the provider of integrated telecommunications services in Egypt, to provide the latest integrated smart solutions across all SODIC projects.