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TechnoServe and Wehubit launch drone project to bolster Benin’s cashew industry

08-15-2019 | 06:30:00
TechnoServe and Wehubit have launched an initiative that will use drones to improve the productivity and environmental sustainability of the country’s important cashew sector.

Kobo360 raises $30 million in Series A Funding to drive expansion

08-14-2019 | 09:50:00
Kobo360, the digital technology platform disrupting African third-party logistics, has announced the completion of a $20M Series A equity round.

Facebook expands its Africa local language coverage to enhance fact checking

08-14-2019 | 09:45:54
Facebook has announced that it has added new local language support for several African languages as part of its Third-Party Fact-Checking programme.

Mozambique unveils first solar power station adding 40 megawatts of electricity to national grid

08-14-2019 | 06:41:00
Mozambique president Filipe Nyusi has officially inaugurated Mozambique's first solar power station at Mocuba, situated in the Zambezia province.

New tech to allow West African farmers access seed and fertilizer data online

08-14-2019 | 06:36:13
Experts from IFDC, CORAF, and the private sector have come together in Dakar Senegal to develop an online tool to give localized seed and fertilizer recommendations.

CMA rolls out CPD programme for the capital market practitioners in Kenya to enhance professionalism

08-14-2019 | 06:33:00
As part of its drive to enhance professionalism for customer-facing staff working for capital market intermediaries in Kenya, CMA has rolled out a Continuous Professional Development Programme.

DBN, DBSA pledge $521 million to finance water, transport and electricity in Namibia

08-14-2019 | 06:30:00
The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have jointly pledged N$8 billion in finance for infrastructure requirements in Namibia

[Nigeria] Publiseer shortlisted for Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards

08-14-2019 | 04:59:01
Nigeria’s digital content distribution startup Publiseer, has been shortlisted for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2019.

[South Africa] HAPSMobile partners with Facebook to fast track adoption of HAPS technologies

08-13-2019 | 13:44:11
HAPSMobile Inc, a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp., has joined Facebook’s High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) flight demonstration conducted in Oudtshoorn, South Africa.

SnapLogic accelerates growth across EMEA with 14 new channel partners

08-13-2019 | 13:41:27
Intelligent Integration Platform provider SnapLogic has announced that it has doubled its channel partners across EMEA in the last six months

[Nigeria] Union Bank announces edTech challenge to boost innovation in the education sector

08-13-2019 | 11:09:51
As part of efforts to promote innovation in the education sector, Union Bank has announced the launch of the 2019 EdTech Challenge.

Intelsat partners with Stratosat Datacom to deliver high-speed broadband services to sites across Central Africa

08-13-2019 | 11:08:00
Intelsat S.A. has entered into an agreement with Stratosat Datacom that provides for the delivery of high-speed broadband services to sites across Central Africa.

Amplus Energy awarded first major contract in Angola

08-13-2019 | 09:38:17
Aberdeen-based floating production solutions specialist Amplus Energy Services has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to re-evaluate the development of marginal fields in Angola.

Euphoria Telecom helps South African companies establish a global presence

08-13-2019 | 08:18:00
Modern businesses are no longer restricted to boundaries, they are now crossing international borders and are venturing into exciting new territories – they are going global.

Japan and UNIDO to build equipment operator training centre in Uganda

08-13-2019 | 08:15:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will establish a training centre for operators of construction equipment in Luwero, Uganda.

Mazda launches 3 new models in the Kenyan market

08-13-2019 | 07:38:31
CMC Motors Group, a leading car dealer in Kenya, has launched three new Mazda car models in the market.

South African Airways strengthens its Ghana presence

08-13-2019 | 07:21:00
South African Airways is further strengthening its presence in Ghana by increasing weekly frequencies from 9 to 10 flights between Johannesburg and Accra, and by launching a daily service between Accra and Washington DC.

[South Africa] JSE delivers resilient performance for the first half of 2019

08-13-2019 | 07:07:30
The first half of 2019 has been challenging for the JSE although the exchange has delivered resilient performance.

Japan funding helps prevent malnutrition in Burundi

08-13-2019 | 06:53:00
The Government of Japan has contributed US$1 million to help prevent chronic malnutrition and support vulnerable families with pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under two years in Burundi.

BW kicks off drilling campaign on Dussafu Marin permit, offshore Gabon

08-13-2019 | 06:26:00
In partnership with Panoro, (''Panoro Energy'') BW (''BW Energy'') has commenced the drilling of an exploration well at the Hibiscus Updip prospect on its Dussafu Marin permit, offshore Gabon.