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[Kenya] LG expands retail network with new shop at Thika Road Mall

09-20-2021 | 09:05:34
LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled a new brand shop at Thika Road Mall (TRM) as it steps up a campaign to take its products and services closer to consumers.

Pangea opens applications for its Startup Connect Programme

09-17-2021 | 12:05:41
Pangea, a Norwegian platform connecting African startups with international investment and expertise has opened applications for its Startup Connect Programme.

EABC-EATP sign agreement to champion growth of the EAC tourism sector

09-17-2021 | 10:16:12
The East African Business Council and East African Tourism Platform have signed a memorandum of understanding geared to market the EAC bloc as a single and most attractive tourist destination.

[Kenya] Equity Bank granted global certifications On IT Service and Information Security Management Systems

09-17-2021 | 10:07:12
ISO 20000 shows that the Bank’s service management system is robust enough in the delivery of all IT-related services and is also aligned with its current and future needs.

ECA, ICC launch centre of entrepreneurship in Africa

09-17-2021 | 08:50:00
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have jointly launched Centres of Entrepreneurship in Africa, under the theme, ‘Creating Livelihoods for Inclusion’.

African fintech platform Finclusion raises $20m funding to fuel growth in East and South African markets

09-17-2021 | 08:34:00
African fintech platform Finclusion Group has secured $20 million in a funding round with fintech debt financing provider, Lendable. The partnership will help Finclusion widen its reach in East and South African markets.

[Kenya] Google partners with women MPs to improve digital skills for women and girls

09-16-2021 | 14:54:08
Google and the Kenyan Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) have announced a collaboration to improve gender equity, diversity and inclusion within organizations and the workplace.

TalkCounsel introduces the gig economy in the Nigerian legal industry

09-16-2021 | 12:26:03
As legal practice in Nigeria continues to grow in size and capacity, and considering the current state of the world, it is evident that a conflation of law and technology should take place.

[Egypt] Ora Developers inks deal with Jaggaer to implement source-to-pay platform

09-16-2021 | 12:22:26
The intuitive platform will enable better sourcing decisions, faster cycle times as well as streamlined data processes for enhanced collaboration and supplier relationships.

APICORP unveils ESG policy framework to support energy transition in the MENA region

09-16-2021 | 11:43:00
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), an energy-focused multilateral development bank, unveiled its new ESG policy framework to support energy transition in its member countries and beyond.

Ingenico appoints Ugo Obasi to drive new business in Nigeria and West Africa

09-16-2021 | 11:30:00
Worldline brand Ingenico has appointed Ugo Obasi as the new Area Business Head for Anglophone West Africa. Ugo's arrival is an important step in Ingenico's strategic expansion into the West African market.

Christopher Makyao appointed Managing Director, Dimension Data Tanzania

09-16-2021 | 11:27:00
IT solutions and technology provider Dimension Data has appointed Christopher Makyao as the Managing Director for its Tanzania business.

Hapag-Lloyd expands presence in Morocco with opening of new office

09-16-2021 | 11:15:00
Hapag-Lloyd announced it opened its own offices in Morocco. With this additional presence in the country, the company continues to realize its growth ambitions in the most attractive markets of North Africa.

Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects DRC and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using WOC technology

09-16-2021 | 11:07:51
Africa’s technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC).

[South Africa] TransUnion Africa and Dun & Bradstreet Partner to Boost SME Sector

09-16-2021 | 11:02:00
TransUnion Africa has partnered with global commercial data company Dun & Bradstreet to help African small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) access international markets more easily.

Central Bank of Liberia deploys chatbot to expand access to financial consumer protection

09-16-2021 | 10:16:00
The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has unveiled a chatbot that empowers consumers to instantly file complaints against their financial institutions and insurance providers for misconduct and poor service.

[South Africa] Huawei To Launch A New Innovation Hub For App Developers in Africa

09-16-2021 | 09:06:00
Huawei has announced plans to launch DIGIX Lab,  a new facility targeting app developers in the Middle East and Africa.

Madagascar Time startup launches charity cryptocurrency $TIME to fight climate change

09-16-2021 | 08:53:00
Madagascar Time startup has launched $TIME, the new cryptocurrency focused on charity work around the globe. Backed by an international team, $TIME combines unprecedented technology in the crypto space with social entrepreneurialism.

[South Africa] Old Mutual Insure selects Sapiens to automate and streamline its reinsurance processes

09-16-2021 | 08:46:00
Sapiens International Corporation, a global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, announced the integration of Sapiens ReinsuranceMaster for Old Mutual Insure, the oldest insurer in South Africa.

Truecaller reaches 500 customers in its business offering

09-16-2021 | 08:41:25
This success has been achieved within a few months of conscientious efforts by the team in helping brands connect with their customers better.