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[Kenya] CMA Regulatory Sandbox ready to receive applications

03-28-2019 | 06:34:00
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority has approved the Regulatory Sandbox Policy Guidance Note setting the stage for CMA to begin accepting applications for admission of fintech firms to its Regulatory Sandbox.

[Kenya] Kaspersky Lab names Bethwel Opil as Enterprise Sales Manager for Africa - Kenya

03-28-2019 | 05:43:17
The appointment will see Opil continue to support and grow strong market alignment for the Kaspersky Lab brand locally with particular focus on the East African region.

Global Logistics Platform Kobo360 to Launch in Ghana and Kenya

03-28-2019 | 05:32:00
Kobo360, the technology logistics platform, today announced that it will expand operations into Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya.

Oracle partners with the Government of Ghana to support local entrepreneurs

03-27-2019 | 13:15:33
The Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem and the Government of Ghana have announced a new collaborative effort to support technology-enabled startups and entrepreneurs across Ghana.

Gulf African Bank Kenya inks digital money transfer deal with WorldRemit

03-27-2019 | 13:11:28
Digital money transfer company WorldRemit has joined forces with Gulf African Bank (GAB), Kenya’s premier shari’ah compliant bank, to facilitate diaspora remittances.

Blue Turtle and UiPath partner to offer automatization solutions in African

03-27-2019 | 10:39:30
Blue Turtle Technologies, South Africa’s enterprise technology management company, i has been appointed as an official reseller partner for UiPath, the enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) software company.

Rwanda, Glo seek digital partnership to foster regional integration in Africa

03-27-2019 | 10:34:10
Rwandan President, Paul Kagame and Globacom's Executive Vice Chairman, Mrs Bella Disu, have initiated discussions on the use of digital technology to help the march towards economic prosperity in Africa.

Nestlé, Unilever, Coca Cola and Diageo launch plastic recycling drive across Africa

03-27-2019 | 10:28:13
Nestlé, Unilever, The Coca Cola Company and Diageo have announced plans to improve the collection and recycling of plastics across Africa by launching the Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance.

Online marketplaces could create 3 million jobs in Africa by 2025, BCG report

03-27-2019 | 07:10:17
Online marketplaces such as Jumia, Souq, Uber, and Travelstart could create around 3 million new jobs by 2025 across Africa.

MTN South Africa partners with Clickatell to launch chat commerce on WhatsApp

03-27-2019 | 07:06:22
MTN South Africa has partnered with global customer engagement company, Clickatell to launch MTN Chat, enabling its customers to engage with the telco over WhatsApp.

Rwanda’s anchor sectors receive $33 million from European Investment Bank

03-27-2019 | 07:01:02
The European Investment Bank, the long-term lending institution of the European Union, and Bank of Kigali have agreed their largest ever cooperation to support new business investment across Rwanda.

Tanzania selects HID Global Solutions to implement new web-based visa and residence permit services

03-27-2019 | 06:51:00
The government of Tanzania has selected HID Global®, a worldwide leader in identity solutions’ citizen ID solutions to add e-Visa and e-Permit capabilities to its e-Passport.

Winch Energy announces new investment from AlGihaz Holding Saudi Arabia to grow portfolio

03-27-2019 | 06:47:39
Off-grid utilities provider Winch Energy, has announced a new investment from renowned Saudi Arabian power solutions group, AlGihaz Holding.

[Kenya] Metropol Corporation unveils round the clock business news TV channel, terminal to deepen information access

03-26-2019 | 16:30:00
Business Information and Credit Management Company Metropol Corporation has launched Metropol TV, the first Kenyan 24-hour business news channel.

[Uganda] Kampala edges 12 African Cities to claim lead role in the Africa Smart Towns Network

03-26-2019 | 11:10:00
Kampala City has been selected as the lead among the Twelve African cities in the Africa Smart Towns Network following a competitive submission to the call for applications by the French Development Agency early this year.

Egyptair announces direct flights to Washington

03-26-2019 | 11:08:00
Egyptair has announced the expansion of its network by operating 3 weekly Direct (Non-stop) Flights to Washington (Dulles international airport) with its modern Boeing 787-9 (Dreamliner) aircraft.

[Angola] Economic Commission approves debt strategy

03-26-2019 | 11:04:00
The Economic Commission of the Council of Ministers has approved the medium-term debt strategy (2019-2021).

Square Kilometre Array milestone reached in South Africa with adoption of environmental management plan

03-26-2019 | 09:43:00
The Department of Science and Technology has welcomed the adoption of the Integrated Environmental Management Plan for phase one of the Square Kilometre Array in South Africa.

[South Africa] KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development Department launches bulk buying programme targeting SMEs

03-26-2019 | 08:50:00
South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Department has unveiled bulk buying and warehousing programme.

R28 million refurbished industrial park to be launched in North-West region, South Africa

03-26-2019 | 08:41:00
The South Africa Minister for Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies will launch the R28 million revitalised Ga-Rankuwa Industrial Park on Thursday, 28 March 2019 in the North-West region.