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Equitel in double-digit growth driven by mobile payments

10-18-2018 | 12:40:28
Equitel processed 87.9 million mobile commerce transactions between April 2018 and June 2018, up from 77.6 million transactions in the preceding quarter, representing a 13 per cent increase. At the same time the value of mobile commerce transactions increased to Ksh328.2 billion, a 13 per cent increase from Ksh290.3 billion that was processed over the same period.

Ethiopian Airlines success at Avinor Oslo Airport

10-18-2018 | 12:30:00
Since launching on 27 March 2017, Ethiopian Airlines has firmly established itself at Norway’s main airport. Now they are enhancing their service offering between Addis Ababa and Oslo Airport.

AMN and Intelsat partner to connect ultra-rural Sub-Saharan Africa

10-18-2018 | 10:50:00
Intelsat S.A, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) have announced that Intelsat has made a strategic investment in AMN.

Angola spent $96 billion on infrastructure in 13 years, data

10-18-2018 | 10:44:00
The Angolan Government invested between US $ 99.5 billion and US $ 99.5 billion between 2002 and 2015 in the construction and reconstruction of roads, bridges, railways, airports, ports, dams, power distribution networks electricity.

Ghana works with FBI to take down online fraud targeting US companies

10-18-2018 | 10:07:00
Several US firms were recently targeted by online fraudsters who used elaborate scamming schemes to dupe them into incurring devastating financial losses.

GreenTec Capital opens new office in Lagos, Nigeria

10-18-2018 | 10:05:00
Frankfurt-based firm GreenTec Capital has announced that it is expanding its West African presence with the opening of a new office in Lagos, Nigeria.

Founders Factory to build and scale African technology startups

10-18-2018 | 09:38:33
London-based startup accelerator Founders Factory has partnered with Standard Bank to launch its first international location in Johannesburg, South Africa to build and scale a further 100 technology startups.

Congo Airways to wet lease four aircraft from Ethiopian Airlines

10-18-2018 | 08:40:00
Congo Airways’ present fleet of two Airbus A320 and two Bombardier Q400NextGen will be boosted when four more aircraft, wet leased from Ethiopian Airlines, will arrive in Kinshasa.

[South Africa] NCR warns public against Charis Financial Services

10-18-2018 | 08:36:59
The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has issued a public warning against Charis Financial Services, an unregistered credit provider, conducting business in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.

Quanergy expands into South Africa with Duxbury Networking

10-18-2018 | 08:36:00
Quanergy Systems, Inc., a global leader in the development and manufacture of LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, says Duxbury Networking will serve as the company’s first South African distributor.

Nestlé Nigeria partners with Lagos Business School to train employees

10-18-2018 | 08:16:00
Nestlé Nigeria has collaborated with Lagos Business School (LBS) to run a Sales Academy to train and equip its employees.

[South Africa] 50,000 jobs sustained through the WPC Programme

10-18-2018 | 07:28:00
The Chief Director of Space affairs at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Ms Nomfuneko Majaja says that the Workplace Challenge Programme (WPC) has led to the sustaining of more than 50 000 jobs and creating a further 250 since it was founded.

[South Africa] The dti to attract film Industry investment from the US

10-18-2018 | 06:56:00
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a group of filmmakers to Los Angeles in the United States of America to attend the popular American Film Market (AFM) from 30 October – 7 November 2018.

HMD Global unveils the Nokia 6.1 in Kenya

10-18-2018 | 06:40:00
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the availability of the Nokia 6.1 Plus in Kenya. The Nokia 6.1 Plus joins the Android One family of Nokia smartphones and will be available for of Ksh. 31,900.

[South Africa] SARS eFiling system fully functional

10-18-2018 | 06:36:00
Testimony by SARS Executives at the Commission of Inquiry into Tax Administration and Governance by SARS has led to widespread reporting in the media that the eFiling system is on the verge of collapse.

Elanco Animal Health rolls out $3.1 million project in East Africa

10-18-2018 | 06:12:00
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated is progressing a groundbreaking project to provide sustainable development solutions to address food insecurity in East African countries – Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.

Angola seeks to raise $200 million in income with basket tax

10-18-2018 | 06:08:00
Angola could raise at least US $ 200 million annually with the taxation of basic products, Angola's Association of Industries (AIA) president José Severino has said.

Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia

10-18-2018 | 06:05:00
Liquid Telecom has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent stake in its Zambian subsidiary, CEC Liquid Telecom, from Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC.

IGAD Africa visit ends on a high note

10-18-2018 | 05:50:00
Deputy President Mabuza says SA working together with other leaders of the IGAD countries will continue to provide support for a successful implementation of a peace agreement in South Sudan in finding lasting peace, stability and development.

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Mogadishu

10-18-2018 | 05:48:00
Ethiopian Airlines has announced the resumption of its flight to Mogadishu, Somalia, effective 2 November 2018.