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Vodacom partners with BlackFog to provide cybersecurity solutions to its customers

05-16-2019 | 09:00:00
Vodacom Business has entered into a new partnership with BlackFog to provide cybersecurity and privacy solutions to it’s more than 43 million customers.

CBK and Bank of Mauritius brainstorm to deepen cooperation

05-16-2019 | 08:47:00
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and the Bank of Mauritius held a brainstorming session with a view to enhancing cooperation between the two central banks.

NAS and LAM joint venture to operate airport lounges across Mozambique

05-16-2019 | 08:29:00
National Aviation Services (NAS), has announced a joint venture (JV) agreement with Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique (LAM), the Mozambique flag carrier, to provide management services of the Flamingo lounges in Mozambique.

Blockchain Association of Africa partners With Afriplains Digital Tanzania and Blockchain Worx Singapore to grow reach

05-16-2019 | 07:27:00
Blockchain Association of Africa has partnered with Afriplains Digital, Tanzania & Blockchain Worx, Singapore (BCW) to leverage synergies.

Société Pétrolière expands liquefied petroleum gas business in Rwanda

05-16-2019 | 07:22:00
Société Pétrolière Ltd,SP, the East Africa mid and downstream oil company, has installed eight Liquified Petroleum Gas storage and cylinder filling plants across Rwanda.

BBOXX and Victron Energy to deliver pay-as-you-go solar solutions in DR Congo

05-16-2019 | 07:19:00
BBOXX, a provider of off-grid solar home solutions for rural communities in Africa has entered into an agreement with Victron Energy to provide solar solutions to households across Democratic Republic of Congo.

[South Africa] Naspers agrees the sale of Buscapé to Zoom

05-16-2019 | 06:53:00
Naspers, a South African broad-based multinational, has agreed the sale of Buscapé, one of the leading online comparison shopping sites in Brazil, to Zoom.

[South Africa] Trade Minister gazettes the draft B-BBEE Chartered Accountancy Sector Code

05-16-2019 | 06:39:00
Members of the public have until 23 June 2019 to make inputs and comments on the Draft Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Chartered Accountancy Sector Code.

IFC, SECO partner to address water scarcity in South Africa

05-16-2019 | 06:17:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), launched a program aimed at addressing water scarcity in South Africa’s agribusiness sector.

President Uhuru Kenyatta launches Kenya's Digital Economy Blueprint

05-16-2019 | 05:50:00
Kenya’s president, President Uhuru Kenyatta has unveiled a Digital Economy blueprint, in Kigali Rwanda, at the ongoing Transform Africa Summit.

MTN Nigeria receives approval to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

05-15-2019 | 13:24:00
MTN Nigeria has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE.

Wegagen Bank partners with WorldRemit to offer digital money transfer service in Ethiopia

05-15-2019 | 13:18:18
Wegagen Bank and WorldRemit one of the leaders in global money transfer have announced their partnership to provide digital money transfer service to Ethiopian customers.

Capital Markets Authority licenses AFG Wealth Kenya as an investment adviser

05-15-2019 | 13:15:00
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to AFG Wealth Kenya Limited to operate as Investment Adviser in Kenya bringing the number of investment advisers to 15.

[South Africa] Vodacom set to acquire IoT.nxt

05-15-2019 | 06:45:00
Vodacom Group has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in IoT.nxt in a move that will significantly accelerate Vodacom’s Internet of Things (IoT) strategy and transform its dedicated IoT business unit.

[Botswana] Andersen Global partners with Moribame Matthews law firm to grow African presence

05-15-2019 | 06:41:10
Botswana-based law firm Moribame Matthews has entered into an agreement with Andersen Global.

Kenyan banks embrace infobip solutions to grow customer base, manage competition

05-15-2019 | 06:36:00
Infobip, a global cloud communications company for businesses and leader in omnichannel engagement is enhancing its presence in Kenya by partnering with banks and businesses.

AgDevCo and KfW appoint Barak Fund Management to handle the $20 million Sub Saharan Africa agriculture SMEs fund

05-15-2019 | 06:28:00
AgDevCo and KfW have appointed Barak Fund Management Limited as the new manager of LAFCo, a working capital facility dedicated to agricultural SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa.

[Kenya] MFS Africa highlights role of strong partnerships for growing digital economy

05-15-2019 | 03:16:17
MFS Africa, has been highlighted as an example of the UK’s commitment to supporting the continent’s fledgling start-up sector.

[Ivory Coast] ADEA, FDD and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training sign MoU to promote digital literacy Africa

05-15-2019 | 03:05:54
The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), the Didier Drogba Foundation (FDD) and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training (MENETFP) have signed an MoU to promote digital literacy Africa

[South Africa] Huge Group acquires a controlling shareholding in Pansmart

05-15-2019 | 02:56:21
Huge Group has acquired a shareholding in Pansmart Proprietary Limited that will give it control of an authorised distributor of Panasonic’s voice, video and CCTV products.