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Tigo Tanzania launches 4G+ network

09-18-2018 | 06:04:00
Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company Tigo, has heightened the availability of ultra-fast digital experience for data customers in the country with the launch of 4G+ network.

Africa50 names five new independent board members

09-18-2018 | 06:00:00
Africa50 shareholders have approved the expansion of the Board of Directors to include at least half independent directors.

Abra targets African investors with cryptocurrency platform

09-17-2018 | 13:26:48
Global currency wallet and exchange Abra has added super-private cryptocurrency Monero to its platform in a move it says is aimed directly at helping emerging economies - including Africa - drive a revolution in global financial inclusion

[Kenya] Oserian Flowers raises alarm over biting fertilizer shortage

09-17-2018 | 13:16:20
One of Kenya’s leading flower grower and exporter Oserian Development Company has sounded the alarm over massive fertilizer shortage in the country.

Egypt’s software piracy drop boosts foreign investment, study

09-17-2018 | 11:58:00
Egypt has seen a two percent drop in its software piracy rate to reach 59 per cent, the U.S.-based Business Software Alliance said in its recent study, released last June.

[Kenya] ImpalaPay partners with World Capacity Builders

09-17-2018 | 11:42:23
World Capacity builders, a British Colombian company, and ImpalaPay Limited a Fintech operating in Kenya recently signed an MOU and are officially strategic partners.

Study shows children’s online activities Nigeria - Kaspersky report

09-17-2018 | 09:38:00
Kaspersky Lab has revealed the online activities of children across Nigeria, based on statistics from the company’s Parental Control modules.

[Nigeria] Aster DM Healthcare partners with Afe Babalola University

09-17-2018 | 09:33:00
Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in Asia, has entered into a partnership agreement with a leading university hospital in Nigeria.

The Carlyle Group completes acquisition of Abacus in East Africa

09-17-2018 | 09:32:00
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in AK Life Sciences, Abacus, a pharmaceutical company in East Africa.

South Africa companies in Russia to seek export opportunities

09-17-2018 | 09:25:47
The South African business delegation that will take part in the World Food Moscow is in Russia to seek export opportunities in the local agro-processing market.

Morocco receives seven million tourists in seven months

09-17-2018 | 09:22:09
A total of 7 million tourists visited Morocco in the first seven months of 2018, up 7 percent year on year, according to statistics released by the Moroccan Tourism Ministry

German Chancellor, Merkel, in Algeria for trade, migration talks

09-17-2018 | 08:03:00
Chancellor Merkel is headed for Algeria to find ways to boost trade with the Mediterranean nation. But the complicated issue of migration will loom over her talks as Berlin looks for ways to stem irregular migration.

[Nigeria] Insurance sector records 300% premiums growth in 10 years

09-17-2018 | 06:57:51
The Insurance Sector in Nigeria enjoyed a steady growth with Premiums increased of 300 per cent from N75 billion to over N300 billion between 2005 and 2015

Telecom Egypt concludes the acquisition of MENA Cable

09-17-2018 | 06:56:49
Telecom Egypt has announced the conclusion of the acquisition of Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable, MENA Cable, from Orascom Investment Holding.

[Kenya] Cytonn Investments opens Central Rift regional office

09-17-2018 | 06:47:58
Cytonn Investments Management Plc has opened an office to serve the Central Rift region and tap into the vast real estate investment opportunities the region offers.

Egypt signs with international firms to explore for petroleum, gas

09-17-2018 | 06:44:00
Egypt's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla signed on Saturday two deals with international firms to explore for petroleum and gas in two deep-water areas in the Mediterranean and the Western Desert.

Algerian police adopts sample tracking software to bolster operations

09-17-2018 | 06:37:00
Algeria’s national police force, has implemented STACS-CW Enterprise sample tracking and quality control software at their forensic DNA laboratory in Algiers.

[Kenya] KAM, NEMA and recyclers partner to enhance waste management

09-17-2018 | 06:26:00
Kenya Association of Manufactures (KAM) has signed an MoU with the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) and Kenya Association of Waste Recyclers for PET plastic waste management.

[Nigeria] Air Peace, Boeing sign deal for purchase of 10 new aircraft

09-17-2018 | 06:13:00
Boeing and Air Peace of Nigeria have announced a new order for ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes during a signing ceremony in Lagos.

Africa50 inaugurates its headquarters in Casablanca

09-17-2018 | 05:45:00
On Friday, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, Africa50, inaugurated its headquarters in Casablanca