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[Nigeria] Why multinationals, IOCs defy listing on NSE

08-23-2018 | 14:20:50
Efforts by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), to woo multinational companies in the telecoms, and oil and gas sectors to list on the nation’s bourse may continue to ‘hit a brick wall’.

COMESA and partners commit to prevent resurgence of maritime piracy

08-23-2018 | 13:14:51
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, COMESA, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, the East African Community and the Indian Ocean Commission with support from the EUhave resolved to step up their efforts to ensure that piracy does not resurge.

EALA, EABC to deepen cooperation on integration matters

08-23-2018 | 13:11:25
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) and the East African Business Council (EABC) have agreed to deepen co-operation in a bid to strengthen the integration process.

SARS is Going After Potential Crypto Tax Evaders in South Africa

08-23-2018 | 13:06:49
In a bid to identify tax evaders, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) is actively working towards identifying and tracking various transactions carried out by cryptocurrency traders.

HFC calls on local developers to partner for its HF Whizz app

08-23-2018 | 12:11:43
HFC, the banking subsidiary of HF Group is calling on local developers to create complementary apps to enhance its HF Whizz app launched last month.

Investors express concern over entrenched state corruption in Angola

08-23-2018 | 10:19:35
EXX Africa has published a special report on the investment risk outlook on Angola.

[Botswana] Farmers blockchain platform set to revolutionise FMS

08-23-2018 | 09:22:56
Plaas, a farmers blockchain platform is set to revolutionize Farmers Management System (FMS) in Africa.

Helios Towers invests in DR Congo mobile infrastructure

08-23-2018 | 08:34:15
Global telecom tower infrastructure company Helios Towers has invested in upgrading and building backbone sites covering 1,800km in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

DHL appoints Christelle Fadel to head Morocco business

08-23-2018 | 08:29:00
International provider of air, sea and road freight services, DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Christelle Fadel to lead its business in Morocco.

[South Africa] AlphaCode to invest R16m in financial services startups

08-23-2018 | 08:07:00
AlphaCode, an initiative of Rand Merchant Investments, has set aside R16 million to identify a new generation of financial services entrepreneurs through its AlphaCode Incubate initiative.

NUM declares a dispute with the Minerals Council of South Africa

08-23-2018 | 08:02:23
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has declared a wage dispute with the Minerals Council of South Africa.

[South Africa] Workforce Holdings shows 4.2% revenue increase in H1

08-23-2018 | 07:47:00
Workforce Holdings Limited a diversified services group today released interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

[South Africa] Mobile consumer survey reveals major industry change

08-23-2018 | 07:38:00
The mobile industry is changing at an exponential rate as new influences shape the way consumer expectations rise.

Safaricom’s Digifarm yields Gold at the 2018 Loeries awards.

08-23-2018 | 07:31:00
DigiFarm has emerged top of the Shared Value Category in the just concluded Loeries Awards in Durban, South Africa.

Kenya’s electoral body eyeing blockchain for elections transparency

08-23-2018 | 07:08:00
Kenya’s electoral body, the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is considering the use of blockchain technology to enhance elections transparency.

Samsung launches Samsung Pay in South Africa

08-23-2018 | 06:31:03
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has announced that its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, has launched in South Africa.

[South Africa] Chubb Insurance partners with Uber to cover drivers

08-23-2018 | 06:30:00
Uber has announced that drivers and delivery-partners will benefit from partner injury protection.

Tidal, MTN unveil music and video streaming service in Uganda

08-23-2018 | 06:25:00
Global music and video streaming platform, TIDAL and Uganda ‘communications operator in offering mobile & fixed telecommunications, MTN Uganda, have announced a first-of-its kind collaboration.

Cameroon experiences over 16,000 road crashes yearly, UN report

08-23-2018 | 06:19:50
The UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Road Safety – Mr. Jean Todt has unveiled the Cameroon Road Safety Performance Review Report jointly commissioned with the UN Economic Commission for Africa.

AfDB, Namibia sign $217.8m loan for economic governance in Namibia

08-23-2018 | 06:18:00
The Government of the Republic of Namibia and the African Development Bank have signed a loan agreement worth US$ 217.8 million (ZAR 3 billion) to finance the second phase of the Namibia Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Program.