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Allied Wallet Africa announces new office in Angola to support African entrepreneurs

08-13-2019 | 06:06:00
Allied Wallet Africa, a global FinTech company offering various payment solutions in 196 countries, recently announced a new office in Angola, Africa to support the growing opportunities for African entrepreneurs.

[Sierra Leone] Hammer Wireless completes construction of its first network deployment in Freetown

08-13-2019 | 06:03:11
Hammer Fiber Optics Holdings Corp’s has announced that its subsidiary in Sierra Leone, Hammer Wireless (SL) Ltd., completed construction of its first network deployment in Freetown.

[Kenya] Little Ride, APA Insurance enter deal to cover drivers

08-13-2019 | 05:56:10
Online taxi hailing app Little Ride Kenya has launched the first Health Insurance cover for its drivers in the Kenyan market in partnership with APA Insurance and MicroEnsure, a leading provider of micro insurance in emerging markets.

Accor to raise first MGallery flag in Nairobi as East Africa expansion plans gain momentum

08-13-2019 | 05:42:47
Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, is building out its presence in East Africa having signed an agreement to manage its first MGallery Hotel Collection property in Nairobi, Kenya.

AgDevCo makes first investment in Cote d'Ivoire with DekelOil

08-13-2019 | 05:26:42
AgDevCo has announced a €8.7 million investment into the DekelOil group, an agribusiness operating in the palm oil and cashew sectors in West Africa.

Telecom Egypt signs new deal with Huawei, ZTE, China Telecom

08-12-2019 | 10:22:00
Telecom Egypt is setting strategies to develop its systems and broaden its networks, and has signed an agreement with Chinese technology company Huawei.

African Union, AfDB sign $4.8m AfCFTA grant

08-12-2019 | 09:16:00
The African Development Bank Group has signed a US$4.8m institutional support grant to the African Union for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA).

[Nigeria] NPDC seeks police, DSS partnership on oil assets security

08-12-2019 | 09:03:00
The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company has sought the collaboration of the Nigerian Police Force and the Department of State Services towards securing the company’s oil and gas assets across the Niger Delta.

Ghana-Canada trade hits $264m

08-12-2019 | 08:18:00
The government of Canada has reaffirmed its commitment to improve partnership with Ghana in the mining sector to help realise the “Ghana Beyond Aid” agenda.

South Sudan raises oil output by 6,000 barrels

08-12-2019 | 07:57:15
South Sudan has boosted its oil production by 6,000 barrels, bringing the country's oil output to over 180,000 barrels per day, the petroleum ministry has said.

Telecom Egypt records LE 2.13b profits in Q1/2019

08-12-2019 | 07:15:00
Telecom Egypt recorded consolidated profits of LE 2.13 billion during the first half of 2019, compared to LE 2.06 billion including minority rights during the same half of 2018, marking an increase of 3.49 percent.

[South Africa] CELL C appoints Douglas Craigie Stevenson as CEO

08-12-2019 | 05:54:00
The Cell C board has appointed Douglas Craigie Stevenson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Craigie Stevenson was appointed as interim CEO in March this year.

Ethiopian Airlines to launch flights to Beira, Mozambique

08-12-2019 | 05:43:00
Ethiopian Airlines will launch thrice weekly service to the city of Beira in central Mozambique via Malawi effective September 3, 2019.

Diageo dedicates $219 million to sustainability projects in Africa

08-09-2019 | 13:05:00
Diageo, one of the world's largest producers of spirits and beers, has committed to investing $219million in renewable energy upgrades at 11 of its breweries in Africa.

Ethio Lease receives license from the National Bank of Ethiopia to begin operations

08-09-2019 | 11:28:18
The National Bank of Ethiopia has granted the first financial services license to a foreign-owned company, Ethio Lease, as the Ethiopian Government delivers on its promise to gradually liberalize the economy.

Air Serv expands operations to Sudan and South Sudan

08-09-2019 | 11:28:00
Air Serv is expanding operations in eastern Africa with the deployment of two aircraft to Sudan and South Sudan.

SDG Africa sub-regional centre launched in Zambia

08-09-2019 | 08:37:40
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGC/A) Sub-Regional Center for Africa has been launched in Zambia.

Multichoice Botswana unveils Now! TV on DSTV

08-09-2019 | 08:33:06
MultiChoice Botswana has launched a youth-focused channel. NOW! TV is available on DStv Channel 290 which provides entertainment and local film and television content.

Fox Sports Africa channels and site rebrand to ESPN

08-09-2019 | 06:20:00
As of 30 August, sports fans across Africa will gain access to ESPN offerings online and on TV, with the rebrand of Fox Sports Africa to ESPN.

[Angola] TVCabo introduces broadcasting on multiple digital platforms

08-09-2019 | 06:12:40
TVCabo users will be able to watch ZAP and DSTV channels at any time and place via devices such as smartphone, tablet, computer, or operator's IPTV Box, provided they are connected to the Internet.