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[Botswana] Giyani submits Environmental Management Plan for its Lobatse Manganese Project

01-18-2019 | 06:18:51
Canadian exploration company Giyani Metals Corp has announced the completion of the environmental management plan (EMP) for its Lobatse manganese prospect in Botswana.

[Nigeria] NNPC to crash the price of cooking gas

01-17-2019 | 16:08:08
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to implement effective commercial framework that would halt the export of major components used in the production of cooking gas.

VFS Global awarded contract to open new passport application centers in Ghana

01-17-2019 | 11:49:03
VFS Global has commenced operations with its first Passport Application Centre in the capital city of Accra on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

[Nigeria] Growsel receives Oracle Netsuite for its agriculture crowdfunding platform

01-17-2019 | 11:48:00
Growsel, has received software from Oracle NetSuite Social Impact for growing social enterprises.

Telco Systems upgrades KENET’s Carrier Ethernet Network in Kenya

01-17-2019 | 10:17:16
Telco Systems has announced that it has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network of Kenya Education Network (KENET), the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Kenya, from 10GE to 100GE.

[Kenya] KRA set to raise revenue through a three-year blue print

01-17-2019 | 10:02:00
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is set to raise revenue to GDP ratio from current 18.3 per cent in 2017/18 to 19.2 per cent in 2020/21.

[Kenya] Visa launches ‘’She’s Next, Empowered by Visa’’ initiative to support female Entrepreneurs

01-17-2019 | 09:23:00
Visa has announced that it is launching a global initiative – She’s Next, Empowered by Visa – to encourage women small business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses.

Angola passes resolution to eliminate double taxation with Portugal, UAE and China

01-17-2019 | 09:02:51
Angola’s National Assembly has approved draft resolutions on agreements for the elimination of double taxation with Portugal, China and the United Arab Emirates.

[Kenya] Telkom to invest $10 million in expanding network coverage and capacity

01-17-2019 | 08:59:31
Kenya’s telecommunication company Telkom will dedicate KSh. 1 billion, $10 million, into the expansion and optimisation of its 4G and 3G network.

[South Africa] Domains.co.za launches UltraFast Epyc VPS hosting powered by AMD

01-17-2019 | 08:59:20
Domains.co.za has officially launched its new Epyc Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting solution, featuring the new AMD EPYC 7000 Series processors.

[Nigeria] Diamond, Access Banks lead in alternative channels

01-17-2019 | 06:51:21
Diamond and Access Banks are set to have the largest alternative channels on the continent even as customers of both financial institutions can now use their ATMs without paying the usual N65 charge.

[Egypt] Benban Solar Park set to become world’s largest solar installation

01-17-2019 | 06:48:09
Until recently, Egypt’s government spent more on electricity subsidies than it spent on education, health care, and social welfare combined.

[South Africa] Mango Airlines acquires technology to reduce fuel consumption on its Boeing fleet

01-17-2019 | 06:44:04
South Africa's low cost carrier Mango Airlines has ordered Aviation Partners Boeing’s latest Split Scimitar Winglet technology for its Boeing Next Generation 737-800 fleet.

Financial services, renewable energy fastest growing sectors in Africa, London Stock Exchange Group report

01-17-2019 | 06:39:00
London Stock Exchange Group has launched the second edition of its 'Companies to Inspire Africa' report, identifying and celebrating some of Africa's most dynamic growth businesses.

Somalia launches national micronutrient survey

01-17-2019 | 06:32:16
The Ministry of Health and Human services of the Federal Government of Somalia has launched the Somali National Micronutrient Survey together with UNICEF.

South African Airways appoints Vusi Pikoli to head Risk and Compliance

01-17-2019 | 06:17:00
The South African Airways has appointed advocate Vusi Pikoli to its leadership team to head Risk and Compliance effective February 1, 2019.

[Nigeria] Digital content publisher Publiseer accepted to Singularity’s Global Startup Program

01-17-2019 | 04:50:00
Nigeria’s digital content distribution startup Publiseer has been accepted to Singularity University’s Global Startup Program.

[Kenya] African tech startups to pitch at the Airbus BizLab open day

01-17-2019 | 04:22:46
African tech startups have invited to present their ideas to experts, investors and the media at the Airbus BizLab #Africa4Future open day to be held in Nairobi.

WorldRemit launches low-cost digital money transfers from South Africa

01-17-2019 | 04:05:14
Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has launched its low-cost digital money transfer service from South Africa to over 145 destinations worldwide.

[South Africa] Microsoft appoints Lillian Barnard as new Managing Director

01-17-2019 | 03:54:00
Microsoft South Africa has appointed Lillian Barnard as its new Managing Director, effective March 1, 2019. Barnard will replace Zoaib Hoosen who has resigned after nearly five years at the helm.