[South Africa] Government, MICT SETA launches project to train 1000 unemployed youth with 4IR ICT skills
South Africa Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies in partnership with MICT SETA, has launched a pilot skills development programme in its commitment to create one million new jobs by 2030.
A new €81.9 million project will help more than 1 million vulnerable small-scale farmers in Chad improve their incomes and food security and boost an underperforming agricultural sector.
South African Airways advises its customers that it may operate an amended flight schedule following a decision to recall some of its aircraft to undertake compliance verification in line with the South African Civil Aviation Authority requirements.
Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) have announced that BTC is doubling its capacity on AMOS-7.
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) hosted the DBSA Rwanda Investment Summit last week in Kigali as part of promoting infrastructure development in Africa.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is developing an African Cotton Initiative (AFRICOTIN) to help to catalyse the African cotton sector.
VAALCO Energy announced that the Etame 9P appraisal wellbore, targeting the subcropping Dentale reservoir beneath the VAALCO-operated Etame field offshore Gabon, was successfully drilled to a total depth of 10,260 feet.
[Nigeria] Otakikpo field partners sanction phase two development project and marginal field license renewal
LEKOIL is pleased to announce that the Otakikpo Joint Venture between Green Energy International and LEKOIL (with LEKOIL as Technical Partner) has sanctioned Phase Two of the Otakikpo field development plan.
Shell Egypt is to market its current onshore upstream assets in the Western Desert in order to fully concentrate on growing its Egyptian offshore exploration and integrated gas business.
Airtel Africa and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated have partnered to allow millions of customers across Africa to improve their access to mobile financial services and carry out a variety of mobile transactions.
KnowBe4 Africa has partnered with Cyber Security Africa as its African distributor.
About 200 youths from Ibeju-Lekki community in Lagos State have graduated from various skills acquisition programme organised by Dangote Petroleum Refinery.
PayJoy Inc has launched its compatibility program for smartphone original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), starting with agreements with four key smartphone brands in emerging markets: Transsion Group.
FAO and the Netherland's Development Finance Company partner to improve agriculture financing in developing countries
FAO and FMO, the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank have launched a partnership to increase investments in favor of SMEs and small-scale producers operating within the agribusiness sector in developing countries.
ASCM (the Association for Supply Chain Management) has announced it has received a grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Microsoft through the Cloud and AI Security Engineering team has reiterated its commitment to advocate for women with an interest in security engineering through the SheHacks annual HackFest Festival.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Cooperation of the Republic of Senegal to enhance economic cooperation between the two countries.
The African Development Bank has signed off on its €12.5 million equity investment in Adiwale Fund 1, a first-generation private equity fund targeting high growth potential Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in francophone West Africa.
Equitel has recorded a 16 percent growth in the number of mobile money commerce transactions, according to the latest data from the Communications Authority (CA).
With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider than ever before.