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[Ghana] Clothing manufacturer DTRT announces receives investment from Verod Capital and Red Bull

08-22-2019 | 06:58:03
West Africa's largest clothing manufacturer, DTRT Apparel Ltd (DTRT), has announced a major investment from investment firm Verod Capital Management and Red Bull GmbH.

African Liquefied Natural Gas to attract $103 billion in 2019

08-22-2019 | 06:21:00
Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves.

CNPC Consortium discovers new oil field in South Sudan

08-22-2019 | 06:18:18
In what has become a remarkable month for exploration in Africa, a CNPC-led consortium has made a 300 million barrels of recoverable oil discovery in South Sudan’s northeastern Upper Nile state

[South Africa] Vodacom’s Women Farmers Programme goes nationwide

08-22-2019 | 05:57:29
The Women Farmers Programme equips women, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds, with the digital skills for today’s digital economy to meaningfully participate in the mainstream economy.

[South Africa] Vodacom makes it to the Fortune’s 2019 Change the World List of companies

08-22-2019 | 05:53:00
Vodacom has become the first South African Telco to make it to the Top 25 list of Fortune’s 2019 “Change the World” list of companies.

[Kenya] Paxful to expand access to Bitcoin in East Africa

08-22-2019 | 05:23:00
Paxful, a leading global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, has today unveiled its plans to scale up in Kenya and the broader East African region.

SEACOM invests in fibre capacity to support cloud computing

08-21-2019 | 13:09:23
Pan-African service provider SEACOM has announced plans to double the data capacity on its broadband submarine cable system from 1.5 terabytes to 3 terabytes.

[Kenya] BLAZE by Safaricom launches e-sports tournament

08-21-2019 | 12:30:43
BLAZE by Safaricom has today launched an e-sports tournament in partnership with Pro Series Gaming (PSG) and Standard Group, for youth aged between 18 and 26 who are looking at gaming as a career choice.

[Kenya] VMware and Strathmore University partner to enhance digital skills in Africa

08-21-2019 | 12:26:00
VMware has announced the expansion of the VMware IT Academy: Virtualize Africa programme in partnership Strathmore University – @iLabAfrica Centre, Kenya.

Smart cities, IoT to transform business in Africa within 10 years, Gartner

08-21-2019 | 07:24:00
The 2019 Gartner. Inc. “Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa” features three technologies that will have a transformational impact on businesses in Africa within the next 10 years.

Andersen Global enters Zimbabwe through partnership with Zenas

08-21-2019 | 07:20:41
Andersen Global announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with Chimwamurombe Legal Practice (Zenas) in Zimbabwe.

Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first Liquefied Natural Gas storage and regas plant

08-21-2019 | 07:18:33
Equatorial Guinea is set to construct the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification plant in West Africa.

Wood-saving cookstoves help Zambia cut forest loss

08-21-2019 | 07:12:00
A UNDP-GEF partnership is promoting energy-saving stoves in rural communities in support of the government’s efforts to cut forest loss, clean up cooking, save lives and curb climate change.

Kenya farmers find new fortunes in avocado farming

08-21-2019 | 06:45:00
Kenya’s avocado farming, now christened the green revolution, has seen farmers abandon their traditional crops in favour of harvesting the popular fruit.

The dark side of mobile apps

08-21-2019 | 06:44:00
6 Android apps that were downloaded a staggering 90 million times from the Google Play Store were found to have been loaded with the PreAMo malware.

[Zambia] Paratus to provide internet at the Zambezi All Species fishing sports event

08-21-2019 | 06:31:00
Paratus Zambia has announced that it will be providing high-quality internet via VSAT throughout the entire Zambezi All Species fishing sports event.

[South Africa] Google launches CS First programme, to train 30k learners in computer science

08-21-2019 | 06:18:00
Google has announced the launch of CS First, an ambitious programme aimed at equipping South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science.

[Nigeria] Ten African startups taking part in the CcHUB’s PitchdriveAsia Tour

08-21-2019 | 05:50:00
Ten selected African startups utilising hardware and deep technology tools in their businesses will journey across five Asian cities during the two-week tech tour which will run until September 8, 2019.

Digital consultancy firm Viga Interactive expands African footprint through partnerships

08-20-2019 | 13:14:00
Viga Interactive has expanded its footprint across the continent through partnerships with international companies and brands aimed at providing research and insights.

South Sudan National Revenue Authority and TradeMark East Africa partner to modernize trade systems

08-20-2019 | 08:30:00
South Sudan National Revenue Authority (NRA) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to establish modern trade systems and procedures.