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[South Africa] Rural development negotiates a settlement to clear Citrus Blocked in the EU Ports

08-12-2022 | 10:25:49
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) confirms that it has managed to negotiate a settlement that will see clearing of citrus containers stuck in ports of entry in the European Union (EU).

Participants in AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum to benefit from Barbados visa waiver

08-12-2022 | 09:28:00
African participants in the first-ever AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022) taking place in Bridgetown, Barbados will benefit from a decision by the Government to waive visa requirements for passport holders from 24 African countries who would have needed visas to enter the country.

Webb Fontaine launches Niger national single window to bolster trade

08-12-2022 | 08:04:00
The Single Window platform will bolster foreign trade and increase Niger’s revenues, while improving the overall speed and efficiency of trade.

MTN Group accelerates investment into broadband coverage in a challenging macro environment

08-12-2022 | 07:58:52
MTN Group reported a resilient performance in the first half of 2022, balancing an accelerated investment into its networks, reducing the cost to communicate and the delivery of solid financial results.

85% of users are concerned about privacy on Android platform, report

08-11-2022 | 13:59:00
Kaspersky analysed anonymised data, voluntarily provided by users of Privacy Checker - a website that offers helpful advice on privacy and security instructions for various Internet platforms and digital applications.

Director Ebong to join Secretary Blinken in the Philippines and South Africa

08-11-2022 | 13:51:00
U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Director Enoh T. Ebong joined U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s travel to the Philippines and South Africa later this week, highlighting USTDA’s work to advance the Philippines’ clean energy transition and Africa financial support.

Hive, LockBit and BlackCat Ransomware Gangs Consecutively Attack the Same Network, Sophos Reports

08-11-2022 | 13:43:00
Sophos today announced in the Sophos X-Ops Active Adversary whitepaper, “Multiple Attackers: A Clear and Present Danger,” that Hive, LockBit and BlackCat, three prominent ransomware gangs, consecutively attacked the same network.

Le consortium Petrofac remporte un projet EPC en Algérie

08-11-2022 | 13:05:00
Petrofac, à la tête d'un consortium avec Genie Civil et Batiment (GCB), a reçu la notification d'une attribution provisoire d'un contrat d'ingénierie, de fourniture et de construction avec Sonatrach pour le projet de développement EPC2 de Tinrhert en Algérie.

L’AMMC lance son portail Fintech

08-11-2022 | 12:20:00
L’Autorité Marocaine du Marché des Capitaux met en ligne sur son site internet un portail dédié à la « FinTech » . Ce portail a été conçu pour accompagner les acteurs du secteur dans leurs projets et favoriser le développement des nouvelles technologies qui contribuent à la transformation du secteur financier.

Visa announces grant to support women entrepreneurs in Africa

08-11-2022 | 11:06:00
The African Women Impact Fund (AWIF) is an initiative by Standard Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to help raise capital for women fund managers across South, East, and West Africa.

Exploit detections in Africa decreased by 16% in Q2 2022, report

08-11-2022 | 10:57:00
According to Kaspersky Security Network data, the number of exploits detected in Q2 2022 in Africa decreased compared to Q1 – company’s security solutions have detected 149,211 cases in April-June 2022.

German manufacturer Stihl Group selects Kenya as the Hub for East Africa

08-11-2022 | 10:30:00
The subsidiary dubbed Stihl East Africa will be its Eastern Africa hub servicing countries that include Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi among others.

Flouci se mue en banque mobile pour faciliter les transactions financières grâce à la blockchain

08-11-2022 | 09:29:00
Flouci est une solution fintech développée par la start-up tunisienne Kaoun. Elle permet, depuis un smartphone, d’effectuer des transactions financières en quelques clics.

Embedded finance is eclipsing the fintech competition, says Ukheshe's Anton Coertzen

08-11-2022 | 08:29:00
Embedded finance has been generating buzz and changing the financial services landscape by improving access and lowering costs.

4 out of 5 Africans say recent developments in African technology has changed how they view the continent, report

08-11-2022 | 08:23:00
A new report that includes the surveyed opinions of 4,500 Africans from Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana has revealed that the recent wave of technology innovation coming out of Africa is changing how Africans view the continent.

Applications for the 5th edition of Catapult: Inclusion Africa Programme open

08-11-2022 | 08:14:00
The LHoFT Foundation has opened applications for the 5th edition of the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa which will be delivered in Luxembourg.

[Nigeria] Klasha Appoints Ayman Jawhar as New Chief Product Officer

08-11-2022 | 07:47:00
Klasha, a Lagos and San Francisco -based technology company transforming cross-border African commerce has appointed Ayman Jawhar as its Chief Product Officer.

GoGlobal expands operations in Africa with launch of Employer of Record services in South Africa

08-10-2022 | 16:19:41
GoGlobal, the provider of global Employer of Record (EOR) services, announced the launch of operations in South Africa, to accelerate its commitment to support business investment in the region.

SBS becomes main distributor of Modex's blockchain-based solutions across the MENA region and Africa

08-10-2022 | 16:12:13
Superior Business Solutions (SBS), an innovative IT solutions provider from Florida, USA, with operations in the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, and Egypt, has become the main distributor of Modex's blockchain-based products and services across the MENA region and Africa.

South Africa's Old Mutual Insure selects Sapiens for complete data and analytics solution

08-10-2022 | 16:03:00
Sapiens International Corporation announced the deployment of Sapiens Intelligence by Old Mutual Insure (OMI), to provide an enterprise-wide consolidated view of the organization's data and support its reporting and analytics needs.