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[South Africa] Cape Town named Africa's leading digital city

08-20-2019 | 08:28:00
Cape Town has been named as Africa's leading digital city, offering a place for innovation with the necessary infrastructure and tools to grow as a tech hub.

KT Corp unveils global epidemic prevention platform in Ghana

08-20-2019 | 06:11:43
KT, the Korean telecommunication provider has launched a health platform, GEPP Ghana in the Ghanaian capital.

LTE network, fibre backbone infrastructure and 3G connectivity drive Namibia’s mobile market

08-20-2019 | 06:07:39
Although Namibia was slow to introduce competition in the mobile market, with a second operator not licensed until 2006, the market has since seen penetration rates rise to well above the regional average.

BABA TV launched on DSTV in Uganda

08-20-2019 | 06:04:00
BABA TV, the highest-ranked new channel in the 'family' with the best quality picture has been launched on DStv platform in Uganda.

BBC appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services in Sub-Saharan Africa

08-20-2019 | 05:57:00
BBC Studios has announced the appointment of Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa.

South African Airways restores Hong Kong service

08-19-2019 | 12:59:00
South African Airways has restored flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong on August 14, which was suspended for two days due to protest action at the Hong Kong International Airport.

Ethiopia to open banks for Ethiopian investors in diaspora

08-19-2019 | 11:18:00
The government of Ethiopia recently passed a law that will enable Ethiopian in other parts of the world to invest in the country’s financial services industry.

Kenya’s animal health industry unveils umbrella body to address sector needs

08-19-2019 | 10:15:00
The animal health industry in Kenya has today launched a new body that will articulate and address the needs of industry players.

Telecom Egypt records EGP6.6b in revenues, 24% growth

08-19-2019 | 09:22:54
Telecom Egypt has announced its second quarter of 2019 results ending on 30 June, stating that total revenues recorded EGP 6.6 billion, growing by 24 percent year-over-year.

M&A deal value in Africa rises 32% in H1 2019

08-19-2019 | 09:06:18
There has been a sharp increase in the value of total mergers and acquisitions deals in Africa in the first half of 2019.

[Nigeria] NNPC targets China to boost crude oil reserves

08-19-2019 | 08:53:28
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential for it to actualize the nation’s crude Oil reserves and 3m barrels per day oil production target by 2023.

MTN and biNu partner to enable all websites and apps #datafree for South Africans

08-19-2019 | 08:43:46
MTN and #datafree pioneer biNu have entered a partnership that will enable mobile subscribers in South Africa to access websites and apps #datafree.

Kenya Airways adds two direct flights on the Nairobi- Cape Town route

08-16-2019 | 12:05:37
Cape Town Air Access has announced the addition of two direct flights to the weekly Cape Town-Nairobi service, operated by Kenya Airways.

Airtel mulls introducing mobile money in Nigeria

08-16-2019 | 12:02:00
Telecommunication company Airtel Africa has announced plans to roll out mobile money in Nigeria.

AfroChampions unveils drive to finance the African Continental Free Trade Area

08-16-2019 | 08:46:00
The AfroChampions Initiative has formally launched a private sector investment framework to secure financing for the African Continental Free Trade Area.

Endangered Wildlife Trust launches knowledge hub to save African Lion

08-16-2019 | 08:43:00
A new knowledge hub has been launched by the Endangered Wildlife Trust to accurately quantify the numbers and population trends of the African Lion, and document its presence or absence across its range.

Capital Markets Authority approves Kenya’s first green bond

08-16-2019 | 06:55:00
Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the issuance of Kenya’s first unlisted green bond, to be issued by Acorn Project (Two) Limited Liability Partnership.

[South Africa] Vodacom reaches 16 million rural people with 4G network

08-16-2019 | 06:53:00
Vodacom South Africa said it has extended its rural and deep rural 4G coverage to over 16 million people.

SAP equips 700 Ghana teachers with digital skills as part of Africa Code Week

08-16-2019 | 06:50:00
Nearly 700 teachers in Ghana completed their digital skills training this month as part of the country’s preparations for SAP Africa Code Week.

EgyptAir’s B787-9 Dreamliner set to fly to Beijing

08-16-2019 | 06:47:06
EgyptAir has said that the first ever flight for the sixth and last Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is set to be operated on the company's route to Beijing on Sunday.