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GE Foundation, Ethiopia government launch Amhara Region Oxygen Centre

04-05-2019 | 09:46:00
The Amhara Regional Government, the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia and the General Electric (GE) Foundation and Grand Challenges Canada have launched of the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre.

Siemens and Ethiopia government partner to address energy and infrastructure challenges

04-05-2019 | 06:39:31
Siemens and Ethiopia have signed an MOU with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to support the government’s objective of becoming a low middle-income country by 2025.

London Tribunal orders Djibouti to pay DCT $385 million for breach of exclusivity agreement

04-05-2019 | 06:34:58
Doraleh Container Terminal SA (DCT) has been successful in the London Court of International Arbitration proceeding against the Republic of Djibouti.

Liquid Telecom receives $180 million investment from CDC Group to expand its fibre footprint

04-05-2019 | 06:30:20
Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, as announced completion and receipt of an investment of $180 million investment from CDC Group plc.

Julphar announces investment in Zimbabwe healthcare sector

04-05-2019 | 06:27:44
Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has pledged its support to the Zimbabwean government to help boost the country's healthcare sector.

African Development Bank and Microsoft launch all-female coding training in five African countries

04-04-2019 | 12:35:00
One hundred and sixty young women have begun a month-long coding class on two Nigerian campuses under a new programme to give African youth digital skills for the work force.

Farmcrowdy launches online market place for African agriculture commodities

04-04-2019 | 12:13:00
Nigeria's digital agriculture platform Farmcrowdy Group has launched a new subsidiary, Farmgate Africa, a technology-driven agro-trading market place for agriculture commodities in Africa.

[Mauritius] AfDB power station renovation improves energy production, air quality

04-04-2019 | 12:05:00
The refurbishment of the old Saint Louis power station by the African Development Bank (AfDB) has brought a breath of fresh air to those working at and living in the north west of Mauritius.

Tracom launches youth tech academy in Kenya

04-04-2019 | 11:23:17
Tracom Services Limited, the award-winning payment solutions company today announced the launch of their first ever youth academy.

South African Airways increases non-stop charter flights to Maldives

04-04-2019 | 10:35:00
South African Airways has launched additional 24 non-stop charter flights to the Maldives from April until October 2019.

Chariot Oil & Gas awarded 75% interest in Lixus Offshore Licence, Morocco

04-04-2019 | 09:44:00
Chariot Oil & Gas has announced that it has been awarded a 75% interest and operatorship of the Lixus Offshore Licence in Morocco.

Government support, international partnerships deliver major gains in Bahrain’s human trafficking war

04-04-2019 | 09:31:00
Middle East remains a prime destination for trafficked persons subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking in a multi-billion dollar syndicate the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime.

DR Congo and Barrick renew commitment to develop gold mining industry

04-04-2019 | 09:29:09
DR Congo’s newly elected President Felix Tshisekedi and Barrick Gold Corporation’s Executive Chairman John Thornton have confirmed their partnership to develop the country’s gold mining industry.

E-commerce holds huge promise for enhancing free trade in Africa, UNCTAD

04-04-2019 | 09:16:02
E-commerce can significantly boost free trade across Africa and therefore help realize the objectives of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

H&M opens three new stores in South Africa

04-04-2019 | 07:59:00
Despite a subdued outlook for the South African retail sector in 2019, global fashion retailer H&M has firmly underlined its ongoing commitment to the local retail market with the announcement of three new store openings.

[Angola] Total launches full-field production on Kaombo with the start-up of the second FPSO

04-04-2019 | 07:31:10
Total has started up production on Kaombo Sul, the second Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit of the Kaombo project, located on Block 32, 260 kilometers off the coast of Luanda, Angola.

RwandAir to launch three weekly direct flights to Kinshasa DR Congo

04-04-2019 | 07:29:36
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has announced that it will launch flights to Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) effective 17th April, 2019.

World Bank invests $148 million to increase access to electricity in five Mozambique provinces

04-04-2019 | 07:24:00
The World Bank has approved an $82 million grant to increase access to electricity in five of the poorest provinces of Mozambique.

Angola and Russia strengthen cooperation with ten new agreements

04-04-2019 | 07:21:37
Cooperation between Angola and Russia is set to be strengthened with the signing of ten new agreements in different economic and social areas.

WSO2 picks DeARX as its Southern Africa reseller expanding its IT business in the region

04-04-2019 | 07:19:00
South African IT services business DeARX Services and global open source integration vendor WSO2 have entered into an agreement.