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South African Airways expands nonstop service between Accra and Washington

01-03-2019 | 07:25:55
South African Airways (SAA) has announced it will increase its frequency on nonstop flights between Accra’s Kotoka International Airport and Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport to five days weekly.

[Kenya] GE Renewable Energy, GE EFS partner to provide technology for the Kipeto wind project

01-03-2019 | 07:22:38
GE Renewable Energy and GE Energy Financial Services, GE EFS, have partnered to provide technology and advisory support for its flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa.

Nigerian Stock Exchange launches X-Bot to enhance market participation

01-03-2019 | 07:19:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has launched X-Bot, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries through Facebook Messenger.

Zimbabwe's Free Web Hosting service expands to South Africa

01-03-2019 | 07:11:00
Free Web Hosting, initially launched August 2018 in Zimbabwe, has extended its services to neighboring South Africa.

Telkom Kenya introduces Free Zones for its pre-paid voice customers

01-03-2019 | 07:04:34
Kenya's third largest mobile operator Telkom has launched Free Zones for its pre-paid voice customers. The Telkom Free zones according to the operator are part of its commitment to offer more value and benefit to its customers.

Communications Authority of Kenya warns of Emotet malware targeting network systems

01-03-2019 | 06:45:52
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), has warned of a new malware known as ‘Emotet’ targeting network systems in the country.

Kenya’s taxi-hailing firm Little to roll out minibus services in Nairobi

01-02-2019 | 13:06:48
Kenyan-owned taxi-hailing app Little has announced plans to roll out minibus services in Nairobi in the new year.

Rwandair to start flying to Ethiopia in April

01-02-2019 | 11:50:00
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has announced that it will commence flights to Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, in April 2019.

Angola set to have industrial pole for cutting of diamonds

01-02-2019 | 11:45:00
A pole for diamond-cutting factories, a professional technical school and other diamond-related industries in Angola are set to be inaugurated this year.

Ethiopian Airlines implements IATA’s fast travel self check-in initiative

01-02-2019 | 08:35:00
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has fully implemented Self Check-in Initiative, enabling its customers to check-in using their mobile device and avoid queues at the airport.

[Mozambique] Area 4 Co-Venture Parties secure offtake commitments for the Rovuma LNG Project

01-02-2019 | 08:30:00
Area 4 co-venture participants have secured liquefied natural gas (LNG) offtake commitments from affiliated buyer entities of the partners.

Vanu launches VanuMapsTM to provide connectivity to rural Africa

01-02-2019 | 07:27:00
Vanu has announced VanuMapsTM, an unprecedentedly accurate mapping resource capable of detailing where connectivity is lacking and can be provided profitably throughout Africa.

Angola launches digital platform to facilitate business environment in the country

01-02-2019 | 06:12:00
A digital platform called "Multiplica" has been launched to promote and manage the information base on organizations, services and goods in Angola.

AfDB bets on education fund to boost Africa's innovation, economic transformation

01-02-2019 | 06:04:00
The African Development Bank is keeping higher education, science and technology at the top of its development agenda as it backs a proposed African Education Fund.

[South Africa] Eskom concludes revised executive structure

01-02-2019 | 06:00:00
South Africa’s power generating company Eskom has concluded the Section 189 process for its top executive structure, reducing the number of positions in the organisation.

Africa, Europe and Middle East Server Spending Increased by 24.5% Year Over Year in 3Q18, According to IDC

01-02-2019 | 05:40:28
International Data Corporation's (IDC) Africa, Europe and Middle East Server Tracker shows that in the third quarter of 2018 the server market in these regions reported a year-over-year increase in vendor revenues.

[Kenya] M-KOPA raises new funding from Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation

01-02-2019 | 05:06:10
Pay-as-you-go solar and finance company M-KOPA has raised funding from Japanese multinational, Sumitomo Corporation to empower homes and small businesses.

Ghana announces plans to process half of its cocoa locally

12-31-2018 | 16:35:04
Ghana has announced plans to start locally processing 50 per cent of all the cocoa it produces as it seeks to tap into the revenues of the lucrative crop while creating more jobs for the locals.

[Angola] Sonangol, ExxonMobil sign oil exploration deal

12-31-2018 | 11:00:00
Sonangol EP and ExxonMobil Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding defining the intention of signing the risks with service contracts.

[Morocco] IFC and Marrakesh Safi in deal to drive growth, create jobs

12-31-2018 | 10:30:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the governorate of Marrakesh-Safi have signed an agreement designed to improve the business climate and bolster the competitiveness of local enterprises