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IRENA forges new partnerships to advance energy transformation

01-27-2021 | 14:12:00
IRENA penned formal partnerships with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), US Aid’s Power Africa and Enel Foundation, to further its long-standing commitment to cooperative energy transformation action.

IFC, FMO announce loan to support South Africa's blueberry industry

01-27-2021 | 12:32:00
A loan from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank FMO, announced a loan to support growth, exports, and jobs in South Africa's blueberry industry.

Mastercard pledges net zero emissions, innovates for collective climate action

01-27-2021 | 11:36:25
Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Technical Sales Consultant in Nairobi

01-27-2021 | 10:57:00
Incentro is directly looking for a Technical Sales Consultant in Nairobi

[Poste vacant] Incentro recherche un agent de support pour l'espace de travail à Nairobi

01-27-2021 | 10:43:15
Incentro recherche directement un Agent de support de l'espace de travail à Nairobi

SAP and Microsoft expand partnership and integrate Microsoft Teams across solutions

01-27-2021 | 07:05:00
SAP SE and Microsoft Corp. announced plans to integrate Microsoft Teams with SAP’s intelligent suite of solutions.

[Kenya] Safaricom unveils M-PESA Bill Manager for businesses

01-26-2021 | 14:06:00
The innovation targets schools, landlords, utilities and other businesses with repeat payments, offering a platform where they can present and receive pending payments from customers, and issue electronic receipts.

AfDB launches programme to mobilize $25 billion for climate change adaptation initiatives across Africa

01-26-2021 | 14:04:00
African Development Bank President Akinwumi A. Adesina has announced the launch of the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) to mobilize $25 billion to scale up and accelerate climate change adaptation actions across Africa.

[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Mid-level Google Cloud specialist in Nairobi

01-26-2021 | 13:00:00
Incentro is directly looking for a Mid-level Google Cloud specialist in Nairobi

[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Workspace Support Agent in Nairobi

01-26-2021 | 12:45:00
Incentro is directly looking for a Workspace Support Agent in Nairobi

ANDRITZ receives order to modernize Jebba hydropower plant in Nigeria

01-26-2021 | 12:00:00
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mainstream Energy Solutions for the modernization of one generation unit at Jebba hydroelectric power plant on the Niger River.

DHL Global Forwarding recognized as Top Employer 2021 in Middle East and Africa

01-26-2021 | 11:46:00
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, was recognized as Top Employer for 2021 in Middle East and Africa.

ChemPoint announces new partnership with allnex in EMEA

01-26-2021 | 08:23:08
ChemPoint.com announced that allnex has chosen ChemPoint for marketing, sales, and distribution of the UVEKOL glass laminating system in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

aWhere partners with Kenyan government to empower farmers with weather services

01-26-2021 | 07:44:47
aWhere, the provider of agricultural weather data and analytics, announced a new agreement with the government of Kenya, for the Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization to gain use of aWhere's 6,787 virtual weather stations in Kenya.

Digital wallet spend to exceed $10 trillion globally in 2025, study

01-26-2021 | 06:55:57
A new study from Juniper Research has found that total spend via digital wallets will exceed $10 trillion in 2025, up from $5.5 trillion in 2020.

Nigeria accounts for largest share of new housing units in Africa and Mideast Region, report

01-26-2021 | 06:49:59
Homebuilding activity in the Africa/Mideast region will continue to be driven by urban population growth, increased standards of living, and – aside from 2020, when the region will see a recession brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic – healthy economic expansion.

Forty governments and leading institutions commit to support locally led climate adaptation

01-26-2021 | 06:47:27
Forty governments, leading global institutions and local and international NGOs, including UN Development Programme, Climate Investment Funds, Zurich Investment Group, BRAC and Slum Dwellers International, have committed a new set of principles to ensure climate adaptation is led by local people.

Mastercard evolves contactless technology for quantum world

01-26-2021 | 06:00:00
Mastercard announced it is applying the latest quantum-resistant technologies to develop the next generation of contactless payments.

Endeavour sells 85% interest of its non-core Agbaou mine in Côte d’Ivoire

01-25-2021 | 14:47:00
Endeavour Mining has entered into an agreement to sell its 85% interest in its non-core Agbaou mine in Côte d’Ivoire to Allied Gold Corp for a consideration of up to $80 million.

Algerian Private Incubator IncubMe to support tech startups in Kenya

01-25-2021 | 13:43:56
Algerian Private Incubator IncubMe has announced plans to launch in Kenya in March this year. Twenty-five African startups will be selected for this program.