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[South Africa] Airlink embraces cloud software solution to boost operations

01-23-2019 | 10:48:22
South Africa based Airlink has been on a modernization strategy. It recently completed its implementation of the TRAX eMRO cloud software solution.

FNB becomes first South African bank to launch consumer and merchant QR code payments on its banking app

01-23-2019 | 10:43:42
FNB is expanding its digital payments ecosystem by enabling consumers and sole proprietor businesses to perform and accept QR code payments using the FNB Banking App.

Global Voice Group hands TTM system to Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority

01-23-2019 | 10:07:30
With over 40million mobile network subscriptions reported in Tanzania, the telecom sector forms the backbone of a dynamic and inclusive digital economy.

African Innovators Shine during Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

01-23-2019 | 09:52:43
African innovators excelled at this year’s Zayed Sustainability Prize annual awards ceremony on January 14 2019, winning in three out of five categories including Energy, Food and Global High Schools.

BizMerlinHR enters Ghana market

01-23-2019 | 09:51:17
Innovative human resources management company BizMerlinHR announced it has expanded into Ghana.

[Kenya] Manufacturers, retailers, suppliers sign Code of Practice to guide prompt payment in retail sector

01-23-2019 | 09:40:57
Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Association of Kenya Suppliers and Retail Trade Association of Kenya have signed the Retail Trade Code of Practice to guide prompt payment in the retail sector.

Pesapal onboards Airline payments for low cost carriers in Kenya

01-23-2019 | 08:24:47
Jetways Airlines, Silverstone Air and Skyward Express will from now on use Pesapal’s integrated payment system to process Mpesa, Visa, mVisa, MasterCard and American Express payments on their respective websites

[South Africa] Elisabeth Moreno appointed VP & Managing Director for HP Africa

01-23-2019 | 08:14:00
HP has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Moreno as the new Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa effective immediately.

[Nigeria] CDC announces new investment to support high-growth SMEs

01-23-2019 | 07:53:00
CDC, the UK’s development finance institution, has announced a new investment designed to support high-growth SMEs in Nigeria.

AfDB approves $25 million Equity Investment in Fund for renewable energy projects in Africa

01-23-2019 | 06:37:06
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an equity investment of up to $ 25 million in ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund.

QNB most valuable banking brand in Africa and Middle East, Brand Finance report

01-23-2019 | 06:26:57
QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), has been recognized as the most valuable banking brand in the MEA with a brand value worth US $5.04 billion.

AGCO and Germany cooperate in deepening farm mechanization across Sub-Saharan Africa

01-23-2019 | 06:22:10
AGCO has signed a Letter of Intent with the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development to implement a joint agricultural project in Africa.

South African Air Force receives radar processing technology from Cambridge Pixel

01-23-2019 | 06:17:53
Cambridge Pixel is supplying its secondary radar processing and plot extraction technology to Tellumat, as part of an upgrade of the South African Air Force's Secondary Surveillance Radars.

Solar-plus-storage beats combined-cycle gas in Jordan and Morocco, study

01-22-2019 | 14:51:00
Solar-plus-storage is already competitive with the world's most efficient form of gas generation in Morocco and Jordan, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.

[Egypt] EGX finishes the development of its 30 index methodology

01-22-2019 | 13:25:00
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) has finished the process of developing the methodology of entering the listing companies into EGX 30 index, as per its attempts to increase the efficiency of all market indices.

Global Credit Ratings clarifies its not exiting Kenya

01-22-2019 | 10:32:00
South Africa's Global Credit Ratings (GCR) has clarified that it is still operating in Kenya and is not contemplating a withdrawal.

NIC Bank partners with WorldRemit for digital money transfers to Kenya

01-22-2019 | 09:39:36
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with NIC Bank for digital money transfers to Kenya.

Nigeria federal government to source forex from Dangote Group

01-22-2019 | 09:34:55
The Federal Government in Nigeria will soon start sourcing foreign exchange (forex) from Dangote Group, as soon as the latter's refinery, petrochemicals and fertilizer projects come on stream.

[South Africa] Naspers to separately list MultiChoice and unbundle its shares to Naspers shareholders

01-22-2019 | 08:47:30
Naspers has announced of its intention to list its video entertainment business separately on the JSE as MultiChoice Group and simultaneously unbundle its shares in this business to Naspers shareholders.

[Nigeria] ETI appoints Arunma Oteh to its Board of Directors

01-22-2019 | 07:22:31
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group, has appointed Ms. Arunma Oteh to its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director.