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[South Africa] Naspers agrees the sale of Buscapé to Zoom

05-16-2019 | 06:53:00
Naspers, a South African broad-based multinational, has agreed the sale of Buscapé, one of the leading online comparison shopping sites in Brazil, to Zoom.

[South Africa] Trade Minister gazettes the draft B-BBEE Chartered Accountancy Sector Code

05-16-2019 | 06:39:00
Members of the public have until 23 June 2019 to make inputs and comments on the Draft Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Chartered Accountancy Sector Code.

IFC, SECO partner to address water scarcity in South Africa

05-16-2019 | 06:17:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), launched a program aimed at addressing water scarcity in South Africa’s agribusiness sector.

President Uhuru Kenyatta launches Kenya's Digital Economy Blueprint

05-16-2019 | 05:50:00
Kenya’s president, President Uhuru Kenyatta has unveiled a Digital Economy blueprint, in Kigali Rwanda, at the ongoing Transform Africa Summit.

MTN Nigeria receives approval to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

05-15-2019 | 13:24:00
MTN Nigeria has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE.

Wegagen Bank partners with WorldRemit to offer digital money transfer service in Ethiopia

05-15-2019 | 13:18:18
Wegagen Bank and WorldRemit one of the leaders in global money transfer have announced their partnership to provide digital money transfer service to Ethiopian customers.

Capital Markets Authority licenses AFG Wealth Kenya as an investment adviser

05-15-2019 | 13:15:00
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to AFG Wealth Kenya Limited to operate as Investment Adviser in Kenya bringing the number of investment advisers to 15.

[South Africa] Vodacom set to acquire IoT.nxt

05-15-2019 | 06:45:00
Vodacom Group has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in IoT.nxt in a move that will significantly accelerate Vodacom’s Internet of Things (IoT) strategy and transform its dedicated IoT business unit.

[Botswana] Andersen Global partners with Moribame Matthews law firm to grow African presence

05-15-2019 | 06:41:10
Botswana-based law firm Moribame Matthews has entered into an agreement with Andersen Global.

Kenyan banks embrace infobip solutions to grow customer base, manage competition

05-15-2019 | 06:36:00
Infobip, a global cloud communications company for businesses and leader in omnichannel engagement is enhancing its presence in Kenya by partnering with banks and businesses.

AgDevCo and KfW appoint Barak Fund Management to handle the $20 million Sub Saharan Africa agriculture SMEs fund

05-15-2019 | 06:28:00
AgDevCo and KfW have appointed Barak Fund Management Limited as the new manager of LAFCo, a working capital facility dedicated to agricultural SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa.

[Kenya] MFS Africa highlights role of strong partnerships for growing digital economy

05-15-2019 | 03:16:17
MFS Africa, has been highlighted as an example of the UK’s commitment to supporting the continent’s fledgling start-up sector.

[Ivory Coast] ADEA, FDD and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training sign MoU to promote digital literacy Africa

05-15-2019 | 03:05:54
The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), the Didier Drogba Foundation (FDD) and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training (MENETFP) have signed an MoU to promote digital literacy Africa

[South Africa] Huge Group acquires a controlling shareholding in Pansmart

05-15-2019 | 02:56:21
Huge Group has acquired a shareholding in Pansmart Proprietary Limited that will give it control of an authorised distributor of Panasonic’s voice, video and CCTV products.

UNICEF and Safaricom launch Internet of Good Things in Kenya

05-15-2019 | 02:35:08
UNICEF and Safaricom have launched the Internet of Good Things in Kenya – a set of information and resources which promotes living better and healthier.

Global economic stress weighs on business in EMEA emerging-market economies, Moody's report

05-14-2019 | 10:46:00
Emerging markets in 2019 are facing slower global growth, shifts in trade policies and geopolitical risks, according to a new Moody's report.

Eni discovers new light oil offshore Angola

05-14-2019 | 10:17:20
Eni has made a new light oil discovery in Block 15/06, in Angola’s deep offshore. The well was drilled on the Ndungu exploration prospect.

Basils Business Opportunities to explore for export market in Uganda

05-14-2019 | 09:07:35
A South African Free State company, Basils Business Opportunities, is headed for Uganda to look for the export market for its agro-processing equipment that it is manufacturing at its Bloemfontein-based factory.

[South Africa] Trade Minister approves the revised ADEP guidelines

05-14-2019 | 08:42:00
The South Africa Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has approved the revised guidelines of the Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme (ADEP).

[South Africa] Standard Bank urges farmers to integrate technology solutions to produce better yields

05-14-2019 | 07:27:00
Standard Bank says that South African farming has entered the technological age where data, measurements, alternative power sources, sensors and even the cell phone are working together.