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Ethiopian Airlines to launch flight to Garowe, Somalia

07-01-2019 | 06:46:25
Ethiopian Airlines Group will launch its flight to Garowe, Somalia, via Bossaso, Somalia effective 15 July 2019.

Eni, NNPC, FAO commission solar-powered water schemes in Northeast Nigeria

07-01-2019 | 06:46:23
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and Eni, through its Nigerian subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration, commissioned a water scheme in Bama, Borno State, Nigeria on 15 June, 2019.

SAP and BMZ collaborate to create 450 jobs in Africa’s digital sector

06-28-2019 | 13:10:00
SAP and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) plan to jointly create 450 jobs for highly qualified personnel in the IT sector in ten African countries.

[South Africa] Isuzu Motors partners with tertiary institutions to prepare students for the job market

06-28-2019 | 13:05:00
With the youth unemployment rate reaching dismal heights in 2019, Isuzu is partnering with tertiary institutions to help get students ready for the workplace.

Yolélé and Woodland Foods partner to distribute West African fonio products

06-28-2019 | 11:59:00
Yolélé and Woodland Foods have announced a long-term licensing partnership to distribute West African fonio products under the Yolélé brand to foodservice operators and retailers.

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation relaunches mobile money service SMEGA

06-28-2019 | 11:50:00
Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) has revamped and launched its mobile money service, SMEGA. SMEGA has been revamped to work on Comviva’s mobiquity Money platform.

Standard Chartered launches digital banks in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe

06-28-2019 | 11:40:21
Standard Chartered has announced yet another multi-market launch of its digital bank in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of its digital transformation strategy in Africa.

Rwanda and IFAD partner in a $25 million project to reduce poverty in drought-prone areas

06-28-2019 | 06:35:00
About 7,167 poor and food insecure rural households in Rwanda will benefit from a new $24.7 million project that aims to improve food and nutrition security.

Averda signs four seven-year contracts in Casablanca, Morocco

06-28-2019 | 06:30:00
Averda an international environmental services provider, has been awarded four seven-year contracts in Casablanca, Morocco.

Dangote Industries shows its commitment to empowering Africa in new CNN campaign

06-27-2019 | 14:15:00
A new branded content campaign on CNN TV, digital and social media platforms is showing global audiences some of the many ways that Dangote Industries is impacting people in African communities and industries.

[Morocco] Maroc Telecom completes acquisition of Tigo Chad

06-27-2019 | 11:28:52
Following the agreement signed on March 14, 2019, Maroc Telecom has completed the acquisition from Millicom of the entire share capital of its subsidiary Tigo Tchad.

[South Africa] Vodacom launches employee engagement app

06-27-2019 | 11:23:42
Vodacom has announced its internal rollout of employee engage platform, Vodacom Engagement App aimed at enabling its employees to easily engage with the company.

Standard Chartered launches its digital bank in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe

06-27-2019 | 09:58:30
Standard Chartered today announced the launch of its digital bank in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of its digital transformation strategy in Africa

FonYou partners with Egyptian operator to deploy AI for unbanked subscribers

06-27-2019 | 09:49:00
fonYou has announced that it is partnering with a mobile operator in Egypt to deploy its iCarrier Data platform for the distribution of hyper-personalized airtime, data bundles and other carrier products.

[Kenya] Biotechnology company Novozymes opens regional office in Nairobi

06-27-2019 | 09:29:27
Global biotechnology company, Novozymes has opened a regional office in Nairobi. The investment will expand the presence in East Africa.

[Ghana] Telcos record more than 2,000 fibre cuts in first half of 2019

06-27-2019 | 09:28:25
Ghana’s mobile industry experienced over 2,000 incidents of fibre cuts and 600 incidents of theft at base stations, affecting over 18 million subscribers in the first half of 2019.

[Ethiopia] Government’s planned privatization of telecom industry key to bolster penetration, report

06-27-2019 | 09:25:22
Ethiopia is one of the last countries in Africa to allow its national telco a monopoly on all telecom services including fixed, mobile, internet and data communications.

[South Africa] JSE now offers historical tick data in the cloud

06-27-2019 | 09:00:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Africa's largest, multi-asset class stock exchange, now offers historical equity; equity derivatives and currency derivatives tick data in the cloud.

GreenTec Capital invests into Zambia’s WidEnergy Africa LTD.

06-27-2019 | 08:49:40
GreenTec has announced its investment into Zambia-based WidEnergy Africa LTD woman-led Zambia for-profit social enterprise dedicated to women’s empowerment and the expansion affordable energy access.

Etihad Airways prepares to launch seasonal flights to Alexandria, Egypt

06-27-2019 | 08:10:00
Etihad Airways is preparing to launch seasonal summer flights from Abu Dhabi to the beautiful and historic Egyptian city of Alexandria, one of oldest continuously-inhabited locations in the world.