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Africa Oil announces major oil discovery offshore Guyana

08-15-2019 | 14:13:43
Africa Oil is pleased to announce a significant oil discovery on the Orinduik Block, offshore Guyana.

G3G South Africa awarded SAP Gold Partner status

08-15-2019 | 13:59:00
G3G South Africa has announced the achievement of SAP Gold Partner status, an award is in recognition of their numerous successful implementations of both SAP Business One and SAP S/4HANA solutions.

Standard and Poor’s upgrades Rwanda’s rating to B+ on strong economic prospects

08-15-2019 | 12:12:00
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has raised its long-term sovereign credit rating on Rwanda to 'B+' from 'B'.

[South Africa] SANSA space operations tracks Chandrayaan 2 to the Moon

08-15-2019 | 11:44:29
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) facility in Hartebeesthoek is part of various international ground stations that are tracking Chandrayaan 2 and ensuring that it will land safely on the Moon.

Voith launches on-site machining and service tools capabilities for Southern Africa

08-15-2019 | 11:30:00
The technology group Voith is strengthening its hydropower service portfolio for Southern Africa.

South Africa, Zambia deepen relations to bolster economic opportunities

08-15-2019 | 11:07:00
The South African Acting High Commissioner to Zambia, Mr Marx Cameron said that South Africa and Zambia have tried and tested relations that boasts economic opportunities for the future of both countries.

UK aid to provide food to hundreds of thousands people living on the edge of famine in South Sudan

08-15-2019 | 10:28:15
Hundreds of thousands of people starving in South Sudan will receive lifesaving food and water, courtesy of the UK aid.

The expanded Walvis Bay Port to net more tourists in Namibia

08-15-2019 | 09:44:13
With its sand dunes and abundant birdlife, Walvis Bay is already an important centre of tourism activity in Namibia.

[Nigeria] NNPC, NOSDRA begin collaboration to stem oil spillage

08-15-2019 | 09:18:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency have expressed their willingness to work closer with the aim of mitigating the incidences of oil spill across the country.

Angola and Cape Verde sign agreements to end double taxation

08-15-2019 | 08:42:55
Angola and Cape Verde have signed three agreements to end double taxation and guarantee mutual administrative assistance in customs and tax matters between the two countries.

COMESA partners with AU and UNDP to enlist private sector’s support in climate financing

08-15-2019 | 08:40:48
COMESA Secretariat is working with the African Union Commission and UNDP to assist Member States develop bankable climate smart projects that will attract financing from the private sector.

TECNO launches its first device running KaiOS

08-15-2019 | 08:14:47
TECNO the leading mobile phone brand in Africa has announced the launch of the latest 3G smart feature phone T901, the first TECNO device running on KaiOS

AfDB welcomes $20 million investment from CTF for the Facility for Energy Inclusion in Africa

08-15-2019 | 08:10:29
The Clean Technology Fund (CTF) approved $20 million for the Facility for Energy Inclusion, a facility sponsored by the AfDB to provide sustainable financing for small-scale renewables in Africa.

[South Africa] Financial inclusion startup, uKheshe, completes its first seed funding

08-15-2019 | 08:03:06
10 months since launching its financial inclusion platform, uKheshe, the fintech company has announced the completion of its first seed investment round.

[Kenya] Ilara Health raises $735K from ShakaVC, Chandaria Capital

08-15-2019 | 07:47:45
Nairobi-based affordable diagnostics startup Ilara Health has raised $735,000 from seasoned investors including ShakaVC, a Nairobi-based firm backed by Chinese investors.

[Senegal] Halliburton wins drilling, completion and testing services for Woodside deepwater project

08-15-2019 | 07:37:00
Woodside Energy awarded Halliburton Company nine conditional1 contracts for drilling and completion services for SNE Field Development Phase 1 offshore Senegal.

[South Africa] BAT receives nod to acquire Twisp

08-15-2019 | 07:04:21
British American Tobacco has received approval from the South African Competition Commission for the acquisition of Twisp.

United States and Algeria sign cultural property agreement

08-15-2019 | 07:04:00
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce and Algerian Minister of Culture Meriem Merdaci will sign a landmark bilateral Memorandum of Understanding on cultural property protection.

[Nigeria] Hermetic bags reduce food loss in Yobe state

08-15-2019 | 06:53:49
A training carried out by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Yobe State, North East Nigeria, has improved methods of food storage after the harvest season.

Africa’s payment technology business Verve launches global card in New York

08-15-2019 | 06:49:00
Verve, a payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, have held an event to launch the Verve Global Card.