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KQ and Delta Air Lines expand connectivity between U.S. and Africa

08-15-2018 | 13:28:00
Delta Air Lines has entered into a codeshare partnership with Kenya Airways on flights to and from Kenya Airways’ hub at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Eni receives new exploration license for offshore Egypt

08-15-2018 | 13:22:00
Oil and gas exploration multinational Eni has announced that a new concession agreement has received approval by Egyptian authorities.

[Zambia] AECF invests $1.6 million in Kazang Solar

08-15-2018 | 13:18:37
Kazang Solar, Azuri Technologies’ official distribution partner in Zambia, has been awarded $1.6 million from the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) under its Renewable Energy and Climate Adaptation Technologies (REACT) window.

Sendy targets SMEs with a 33% price cut on deliveries

08-15-2018 | 12:13:20
Kenyan based delivery platform Sendy has reduced prices of pickup, van and truck deliveries by up to 33%. According to the company, the price cut is aimed at bringing more small and medium businesses to do deliveries through the Sendy platform.

Rwanda Aviation Authority, IATA partner to improve aviation safety

08-15-2018 | 11:47:52
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner for the improvement of aviation safety.

ExecuJet to operate first Pilatus PC-24 jet in Africa

08-15-2018 | 11:43:27
ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has announced that it will be the first business aviation company to operate and manage a Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet in Africa.

Ford Ranger production hits half a million milestone in South Africa

08-15-2018 | 09:29:21
Ford Motor Company’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the assembly of the 500 000th current generation Ford Ranger.

Social Venture Challenge unveils emerging African social entrepreneurs

08-15-2018 | 09:25:56
Fifteen teams of a total of 32 emerging African social entrepreneurs have been selected as winners of the 2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge.

Visa,Tanzania’s Maxcom Africa Partner to allow Visa On Mobile payments

08-15-2018 | 08:37:00
Visa has today announced a strategic partnership with Maxcom Africa PLC to enable more than 30,000 retailers in Tanzania to accept Visa on mobile payments.

Half of Sub-Saharan Africa will be connected to mobile by 2025

08-15-2018 | 08:04:00
Mobile phones have become pivotal platforms for digital and financial inclusion, in particular for millions of people in underserved communities, complementing efforts of governments and private sector partners.

Andersen Global enters Mozambique market

08-15-2018 | 07:46:28
Andersen Global continues expansion in Africa with Isalcio Mahanjane e Associados, a law firm headquartered in Maputo, Mozambique.

[South Africa] Mastercard and Zapper unveil Masterpass digital payment

08-15-2018 | 07:36:00
South Africans can now use Masterpass, a global digital payment service by Mastercard, to pay for goods and services at over 20,000 Zapper merchants in South Africa using their smartphones.

Angola, South Korea discuss bilateral collaboration

08-15-2018 | 07:31:00
South Korea has expressed interest in a new era of cooperation with Angola in the face of the current political reforms underway in the two nations.

[South Africa] JSE improves in the FTSE responsible investment index

08-15-2018 | 07:28:45
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, JSE, has recorded an improvement in the 2018 ESG Rating, thereby entrenching its place in the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Top 30 index.

WorldRemit, Safaricom partner for cross-border mobile money transfer

08-15-2018 | 06:42:44
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has signed a new partnership with Safaricom to enable instant cross-border money transfer to M-PESA accounts in Kenya.

Submissions for the 2018 MTFC Innov8Agric Challenge opened

08-15-2018 | 06:32:31
Submissions for the 2018 Meet The Farmers Conference Innov8Agric Challenge are now open.

[South Africa] Zensar and Education Africa connect students to tech

08-14-2018 | 14:05:30
Zensar, a digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, has partnered with Education Africa to sponsor 10 students from the region.

Microsoft targets Kenya businesses with Kaizala Pro communication app

08-14-2018 | 11:20:24
Microsoft’s latest mobile offering, Kaizala Pro, a mobile app that improves the way businesses communicate and collaborate, has been launched in Kenya.

[Nigeria] Oradian and ANMFIN launch cloud-based microfinance solution

08-14-2018 | 11:09:43
As part of their shared mission to boost financial inclusion throughout Nigeria, financial inclusion company, Oradian, and the Association of Non-Bank Microfinance Institution of Nigeria, ANMFIN, have launched a strategic partnership.

[Senegal] Petronas buys 30 per cent stake in offshore oil block

08-14-2018 | 09:17:00
Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas through its subsidiary PC Senegal Ltd, recently signed a Farm-in Agreement with Total E&P Senegal SAS, a subsidiary of Total, to acquire a 30% participating interest in the Rufisque Offshore Profond block.