Creation of the right framework and clear policy critical in Kenya’s renewable energy deployment and usage
Creative financing, technological advancements, scalability in renewable energy sources have the potential to propel Kenya’s energy market, according to a 2018 report by global law firm Hogan Lovells.
Johnson & Johnson has launched the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0, a continent-wide competition calling on African innovators to submit ideas for innovative technologies, products and solutions that have the potential to create positive impact for African communities.
Kenya has moved closer to to the final phase of developing production of nuclear electricity after the state agency Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) invited expression of interest from consultants to undertake what it described as 'site characterization'.
Rwanda Development Board, TradeMark East Africa sign $2.4 million deal to build local business capacity
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) have signed an agreement that aims to help build the capacity of Rwandan businesses to tap into international and regional markets.
Statistics released by the Nigeria Interbank settlement System showed that despite the concerns over slow growth of the electronic payment system, mobile money is gaining traction in Nigeria.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said that crude oil and gas export sale by the corporation in August 2018 was $470million, indicating an upsurge of about $78million in relation to July oil and gas export figures of $391.91million.
Standard Bank Group Ordinary Shares and Standard Bank Group Second Preference Shares have been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets and will be available for trade from Thursday, 15 November 2018.
Samsung Electronics has unveiled powerful new developer tools for its Bixby and SmartThings platforms. The company also unveiled new, powerful mobile experiences with One UI and Infinity Flex Display at the ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2018.
With its world’s first ALL G software-enabled Open network solution, Parallel Wireless, Inc. is helping global mobile network operators (MNOs) ‘connect the unconnected’ by making ALL G network deployments as easy and as cost-effective as Wi-Fi.
Cell C has announced the appointment of Zafar ‘Zaf’ Mahomed as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.
Temenos, the banking software company has announced the launch of its South African "Bank of the Future" Think-Tank.
London based software technology company Fiskl has partnered with Vodacom Group to introduce a host of mobile and digital technology solutions to South Africa's small businesses.
Oil marketer Kenol Kobil has acquired 33 service station from each of Delta Petroleum Uganda and Rwanda by asset sale.
The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank Group have signed a $20 million credit agreement to improve budget reliability and control of funds for service delivery, enhance budget transparency.
The African Development Bank alongside Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit, African Trade Insurance Agency and GuarantCo, on Wednesday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding for a Co-Guarantee Platform.
On the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum, the African Development Bank and Africa50 have signed an agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo to develop and finance the first road-rail bridge project linking their capitals – Kinshasa and Brazzaville.
Spanish fashion retailer Zara has launched online sales through a dedicated worldwide online platform bringing its fashions to customers in 106 new markets.
Vodacom and Telkom have concluded a long-term, multi billion rand agreement whereby Telkom will obtain roaming and facilities leasing services from Vodacom with full effect from June 2019.
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, says foreign investment if targeted and nurtured can drive economic growth and in turn contribute to much needed job creation and economic inclusion for all.
Finserve, an independent arm of Equity Group has announced that mKey, Africa’s first keyboard app that combines both financial social and lifestyle services has recorded close to 100,000 downloads since its official launch in early September.