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Connectivity enables Africa’s digital transformation

05-23-2019 | 08:16:00
As the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, it’s evident that broadband and mobile connectivity growth has had a dynamic impact on Africa.

[Kenya] MultiChoice introduces PBS Kids channel on DStv and GOtv

05-23-2019 | 07:55:00
PBS Distribution has partnered with MultiChoice Africa to bring PBS KIDS’ high-quality educational children’s content to the DStv and GOtv platforms.

[Nigeria] NSE wins Outstanding Invaluable Company Award for CSR 2019

05-23-2019 | 07:51:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“NSE” or “Exchange”) is pleased to announce that it has received a “Rotary Outstanding Invaluable Company Award” from Rotary International District 9110, Nigeria.

Angola and Nigeria focus on strengthened cooperation

05-23-2019 | 07:43:47
Foreign Affairs ministers of Angola and Nigeria have expressed the two countries need to deepen political, socio-economic and cultural cooperation with a view to strengthening existing ties.

Glo Mobile Ghana targets subscribers with new products to improve communication experience

05-23-2019 | 07:37:26
Glo Mobile Ghana has introduced a set of innovative products aimed at giving telecommunications subscribers in Ghana additional value to significantly improve their communication experience.

NSE admits MTN Nigeria Communications to its Premium Board

05-23-2019 | 07:36:43
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The NSE or Exchange) is pleased to announce the listing by introduction of 20.35 billion ordinary shares of MTN Nigeria Communications at N90 per share, on its Premium Board.

[Nigeria] Investors show stronger demand for the 30 Year FGN Bond at the May 2019 Auction

05-23-2019 | 07:14:00
At the May 2019 FGN Bond Auction, the Debt Management Office (DMO) offered three (3) instruments for 5, 10 and 30-year tenors to the investing public, with a total amount offered of N100 billion.

[Kenya] Mastercard expands digital identity commitment with Samsung Electronics

05-23-2019 | 06:41:00
Mastercard today announced that it will collaborate with Samsung to explore and deliver a better way for people to conveniently and securely verify their digital identity on the mobile devices they use every day.

[South Africa] Cortex Group launches new VC for Africa’s AI-Only focused startups

05-23-2019 | 06:22:00
Cortex Ventures, the venture will serve as Africa’s one-stop-shop for AI-focused start-ups and scale-ups seeking early or growth stage funding.

[Nigeria] MainOne commits $70 million to digitization of Lagos

05-23-2019 | 05:58:00
West Africa's connectivity and data centre solutions provider, MainOne has launched its "Digital Lagos: Broadband for All" campaign initiative to enable the digital transformation of Lagos state.

[Nigeria] Facebook Celebrates One Year of NG_Hub

05-23-2019 | 05:56:00
Celebrating exactly a year to the day since the doors of NG_Hub opened in Lagos, and Facebook further cemented its ambitions to train users across Nigeria in digital skills.

[Ghana] Urbano Hotel attracts millennial travelers to Africa with unique designs and cuisine

05-22-2019 | 13:53:05
Urbano Hotel is the modern design inspired boutique hotel located in the heart of Osu, Accra’s most vibrant neighbourhood designed by architect Hussein Fakhry.

Boehringer Ingelheim and PharmAccess launch a new mobile support program for hypertension and diabetes in Kenya

05-22-2019 | 12:04:44
Boehringer Ingelheim and PharmAccess have launched a mobile technology-enabled program to drive healthcare awareness in Kenya.

[Kenya] Ol Pejeta Conservancy opens a tech lab focused on wildlife protection

05-22-2019 | 11:28:00
Ol Pejeta Conservancy has partnered with conservation and technology organisations to kick-start a research and innovation centre for wildlife conservation.

[South Africa] Cisco to train 1 million additional students by 2025 in Africa through its NetAcad program

05-22-2019 | 09:08:00
Cisco has announced that it will train an additional one million students over the next five years in Africa through its Networking Academy Program (NetAcad).

CITIC invests $40 million in Angola’s aluminum plant

05-22-2019 | 08:40:00
An aluminum profile factory with an annual production capacity of 10,000 tonnes, a $40 million investment from China's CITIC, has been inaugurated in the Luanda-Bengo Special Economic Zone (ZEE) in Viana Angola.

Wells Fargo names John Langley Regional President for Africa, Europe and Middle East

05-22-2019 | 08:35:22
Wells Fargo & Company has appointed John Langley as the new regional president for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), effective July 1.

Ahmad Farroukh appointed Smile Telecoms CEO

05-22-2019 | 06:25:06
Smile Telecoms, a Pan-African telecommunications group has appointed Mr. Ahmad Farroukh as Group Chief Executive Officer and Ms. Irene Charnley as Deputy Chairman, respectively, effective 1 June 2019.

[Ethiopia] African Development Bank's Sustainable Energy Fund approves $995,000 grant to spur renewable investments

05-22-2019 | 06:18:32
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa has approved a $995,000 grant to support the roll out of a sustainable procurement framework for Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in Ethiopia.

Streaming Global partners with DataGo Solutions to grow African Video on Demand streaming market

05-22-2019 | 06:15:05
Marking its first step towards an international market, Streaming Global has joined forces with DataGo Solutions as its first exclusive reseller for an overseas territory.