Nedbank’s new mobile account, MobiMoney, has seen more than 50 000 people sign up less than eight weeks after the bank rolled out a pilot project for the service.
The 2018 Africa Sustainable Development Report has called on African governments to prioritize investments in water, sanitation and urbanization.
Safaricom has today began trial of a new and innovative network coverage technology aimed at enhancing coverage in urban areas.
The Government of Nigeria and private sector investors are set to receive support that will help boost key industries such as the banking sector.
The OPEC Fund for International Development, OFID, has announced it is contributing $50 million to support Egypt’s purchase of crude oil, petroleum products and liquefied natural gas.
Central African Republic has formalized its membership of the African Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank.
AC Hotels by Marriott, European-inspired lifestyle brand, has opened AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront marking the debut of the brand in Middle East and Africa.
Pan-African payments company Cellulant has announced plans to build an application programming interface (API) for Africa’s payments companies to solve Africa’s payment problems.
South African parliament has ratified the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, has acquired 15 per cent of the equity stake in the Nachtigal Hydro Power Company.
Forty kilometers from the capital, Dakar, a new industrial park has opened.
Working with Big Win Philanthropy and Aliko Dangote Foundation, the African Development Bank has unveiled a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan.
Mastercard has partnered with Housing Finance Bank, to launch Mastercard Debit and Prepaid Card options to the bank’s customers in Uganda to deliver a quick, convenient and secure alternative to cash.
Safaricom has introduced Zuri, an artificial intelligence (AI) Chatbot assistant available on Telegram and Facebook Messenger. Zuri will offer a fast, convenient and easy way to manage customers’ queries.
Panalpina continues to expand and invest in Kenya, doubling its cold storage space at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Bolloré Logistics has opened a new logistics hub in Lastourville, Gabon.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa has opened a new flagship dealership in Gauteng.
Middle East,Turkey and Africa personal computing devices market to decline to lowest levels since 2009, study
The Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) personal computing devices (PCD) market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, will slump to its lowest levels in a decade next year.
Sirius Petroleum, the Nigeria-focused oil and gas development and production company, has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with Precision Energy Group (“PEG”) to acquire a 75% shareholding.
Kenyan manufacturing risks further de-industrialization if the government and firms do not adapt to new digital technologies.