IFC is partnering with GSE and over 70 other stock exchanges around the world to “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality”, an initiative that will seek to promote increased women’s participation in the global economy.
SEACOM has announced that it will now offer direct connections from its East Africa network to public cloud networks and data centers located in South Africa.
The United States of America (US) will grant Angola around two million dollars in ongoing assistance for combating money laundering and terrorist financing, the US Assistant Secretary of State has announced.
[South Africa] Cabinet approves white paper on Science, Technology and Innovation as government policy
The South African cabinet has approved the adoption of the 2019 White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation as government policy.
Tanzania’s mobile industry is contributing significantly to the realization of the country’s economic and development goals, according to a new GSMA report dubbed Digital Transformation in Tanzania.
[Kenya] TechnoServe, Moody’s Foundation partnership to equip 1,000 entrepreneurs with business skills
Development organization TechnoServe has announced a new partnership with Moody’s to empower entrepreneurs in the informal settlements of Nairobi.
The Prudential Authority has imposed administrative sanctions on Bidvest Bank for non-compliance with the provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001, as amended (FIC Act).
Nigeria’s airfreight sub-sector is set for a major boost as Peacock Aviation and Allied Services teams up with Turkish Airlines Cargo to deliver efficient and on-time cargo services.
Africa Energy has announced the start of a new 3D marine seismic acquisition program over the Paddavissie Fairway on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the listing of the MAkiba Retail Infrastructure Bond – Issue No. MAB2/2017/3 Re-open 1, on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) reporting a 79% subscription rate.
Egypt is working with the Danish Energy Agency to develop more renewable energy in the North African country.
Standard Bank is realigning its retail and business banking delivery model to the changing needs of customers amid rapid adoption of digital banking products and services.
Twenty-seven South African companies will get an opportunity to explore trade and investment opportunities in Ghana when they participate in an Outward Trade and Investment Mission from 24-30 March 2019.
GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation has launched its activities in Europe and in Africa to promote investment in African entrepreneurship with the goal of driving the creation of economic and social added-value.
Vibrant sustainable economies require the full inclusion and participation of all citizens and especially women, a joint statement by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) says.
South Africa technology company Internet Solutions has unveiled integrated enterprise voice service for Microsoft Office 365 Teams.
Kenya Airways and Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, have signed a codeshare agreement to offer enhanced connections to Europe through Rome.
Maroc Telecom has announced that it has signed an agreement with Millicom to acquire the entire share capital of its subsidiary Tigo Chad.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has made the case for factoring as a viable and sustainable solution to address the challenge of access to financing.
Access Bank and Diamond Bank say the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Securities and Exchange Commission have given them the final approval to merge.