The CEO of Productivity South Africa has reported that the Workplace Challenge Programme (WCP) has to date assisted 1 000 companies and successfully led to the retention of more than 50 000 jobs since its inception in 1998.
South Africa’s startup FlexClub has closed a $1.2 million seed round led by CRE Venture Capital.
South African small business manufacturers in the cosmetics industry would do well in international markets and meet the high export demand as their products are of high quality and affordable, according to CECOSA Executive Director.
The Founder Institute, an idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program has launched a new chapter in Lagos, Nigeria targeting to work with 20 tech startups annualy.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and YouTube today announced the launch of the NBA’s first YouTube channel dedicated to fans in sub-Saharan Africa.
[Kenya] Cytonn and SBM Bank sign $ 6.5 million loan facility towards completion of a residential mixed use development
Cytonn Investments,has signed a $ 6.5 million loan facility with State Bank of Mauritius, SBM Bank Kenya, as it seeks to bring in long-term debt to complement its private markets funding.
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, has finalized preparations to launch a direct thrice weekly flight to Istanbul, Turkey.
Cell C has partnered with Facebook to launch the first public access Wi-Fi hotspots at the University of the Western Cape (UWC).
Dutch brewing company Heineken Has unveiled its first brewery in the district of Maputo, Mozambique.
Global chocolate manufacturer The Hershey Company has announced plans to protect forests and restore forest cover in the cocoa growing regions in West Africa.
UAE. Leading value-added distributor, SPECTRAMI announced today that it has appointed Yasser Ali, as the General Manager for Egypt, Levant and North Africa.
Investment multinational STOA Infra and Energy has announced the acquisition of a significant minority equity interest, 23.08 per cent, in Metro Fiber, a South African open access fiber network operator.
The African Development Bank and the governments of Mozambique and Portugal have signed a Mozambique-specific Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact.
Google has announced the 12 African startups that will take part in its third Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme
Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for her enormous growth opportunities according to a Mobile Report for Africa released by Jumia.
SqwidNet has launched the second round of its IoT SA University Challenge aimed at getting university students in South Africa to solve real-world challenges using the Internet of Things (IoT).
South Africa’s Internet Service Providers Association has accused Telkom of complicating and delaying the number portability drive arguing that the telco was applying the tactics for fear of loosing out competitively.
OFID has signed a $12 million loan agreement with Mozambique to co-finance a project aimed at strengthening artisanal and industrial fishing to boost food security and improve living standards.
Debub Global Bank (DGB) has teamed up with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit for digital money transfers to Ethiopia.
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has announced the launch of its Nigerian National Advisory Council (NAC).