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Gabon launches technical training hub to revolutionize skills for economic diversification

04-16-2021 | 14:52:00
The Centre is equipped with high-tech teaching equipment with a capacity to accommodate 1,000 learners who will study in the fields of mechanical engineering and maintenance of agricultural construction machinery.

[Egypt] Central Bank partners with NTRA to digitize pension scheme

04-16-2021 | 14:47:49
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced signing a cooperation agreement with the National Telecommunication Regularity Authority (NTRA) to help pensioners obtain their financial dues and proceed ahead with any banking transaction swiftly and easily.

Apple launches $200 million Restore Fund to accelerate natural solutions to climate change

04-16-2021 | 14:45:29
Launched with Conservation International and Goldman Sachs, Apple’s $200 million fund aims to remove at least 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually from the atmosphere.

Esri partner QSIT implements AI solution for Egyptian agriculture sector

04-16-2021 | 10:39:00
Esri , the global leader in location intelligence, announced the Egyptian partner Quality Standards for Information Technology (QSIT), has successfully implemented the Crop Mapping and Field Boundary Detection solution.

Dangote Fertilizer to train farmers in the South East

04-16-2021 | 10:21:01
Good times are ahead for farmers in the South-East geopolitical zone as Dangote Fertilizer has promised to train them on better ways of farming to obtain bumper yields…

FAO and the African Union Commission launch a guide to help countries enter Africa's new single market

04-16-2021 | 10:04:37
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the African Union Commission's Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Development (AUC-DARBE) have launched a guide to boosting intra-African agricultural trade under the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

NAS launches ground handling operations in Democratic Republic of Congo

04-16-2021 | 09:18:48
National Aviation Services (NAS), the aviation services provider in emerging markets, announced the launch of its operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

FMC Corporation announces executive leadership change in EMEA region

04-16-2021 | 08:46:00
FMC Corporation (FMC), the global agricultural sciences company, announced Marc Hullebroeck, FMC vice president and president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, will retire from the company at the end of June 2021.

Paratus Telecom appoints Martin Cox Group Chief Commercial Officer

04-16-2021 | 06:54:35
Cox brings a wealth of experience as a founder shareholder of Neotel and Executive for Strategy, Commercial and M&A at Internet Solutions.

Climate change taking a toll on Ethiopian coffee, study

04-16-2021 | 06:49:36
Ethiopia may produce less specialty coffee and more rather bland tasting varieties in the future.

Airtel Money included on Zamportal, Zambia’s e-govt services portal

04-15-2021 | 14:09:00
Airtel Money has now been included on Zambia's Government Services Bus (Zamportal), a platform for public electronic services provided by the Government.

Forter partners with Flutterwave to drive e-commerce growth across Africa

04-15-2021 | 13:18:59
The partnership, the first of its kind in Africa, will enable merchants to accurately identify legitimate buyers from fraudsters, resulting in increased transaction approvals and reduced friction in the purchasing experience.

UNDP and GISD Alliance launch platform to facilitate private sector investments in SDGs

04-15-2021 | 13:13:00
SDG Investor Maps is a unique tool that allows investors identify the impact/sustainability areas that, combined with high return, can be game changers in their portfolio.

Ericsson launches Automation Hub in Nigeria

04-15-2021 | 12:38:00
This will enable service providers to gain the ability in their environments to govern, manage and orchestrate hybrid networks holistically and in real time and as a result, offer an enhanced consume experience.

QSIT implements Artificial Intelligence solution for Egyptian agriculture sector

04-15-2021 | 12:36:24
To meet challenges such as crop disease, weed management, pest control, and irrigation, Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (AEnRI) sought to increase agricultural output in different regions all over Egypt.

Africa receives its first Level D helicopter full flight simulator

04-15-2021 | 12:32:46
The simulator allows pilots to train in complete safety for a variety of complex situations (adverse weather conditions, helicopter failures and emergencies), that could occur in the during actual flight operations.

Desalytics Water Solutions finalizes Kenyan acquisition

04-15-2021 | 11:09:00
Desalytics Water Solutions, a company specializing in the distribution of water treatment and water quality consumables, has strengthened its operations in Sub-Saharan Africa with the closing of its acquisition in Kenya.

African Fintechs collaborate to interlink mobile money and digital assets

04-15-2021 | 10:24:00
Seychelles-based Securities, Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (SECDEX), and KOINON, the global Digital Coin and Token-based payment platform have announced a collaboration to interlink mobile money and digital assets.

[Nigeria] ODUWA COIN Launches blockchain optimization called IVIE

04-15-2021 | 10:00:00
Oduwa Coin, the first indigenous Cryptocurrency designed to empower people of African descent has announced the launch of its latest blockchain optimization called IVIE.

METISS 3,200 km Sub-sea fibre cable lands in Mauritius

04-15-2021 | 09:02:00
Mauritius Telecom Network Operator Emtel has provided the only landing point for the METISS (Meltingpot Indianoceanic Submarine System) fibre optic cable in the country.