The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a thirty-nine-month Extended Credit Facility arrangement for The Gambia in the amount of SDR35 million.
[South Africa] Data sharing platform Omnisient receives funding from Nedbank, Investec and Compass Venture Capital
Omnisient, a Cape Town-based Privacy-by-Design startup that specializes in secure data sharing for businesses, has landed pre-Series A funding from Nedbank CIB, Investec and Compass Venture Capital.
Stakeholders working within the potato sector in Uganda are confident about the wide adoption of a new bioengineered late blight resistant potato.
ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media), Africa’s classifieds group, has announced that it is requiring all employees to work remotely as part of efforts to protect its workforce from the COVID-19 virus.
The Business Incubation Platform (BIP) of IITA has achieved an impressive yield of 23 tonnes per hectare for yam production in Nigeria.
MTN Cameroon has announced the suspension of the payment of fees on money transfers between MTN Mobile Money accounts.
Unilever contributes more than 100 million euro to continue helping people affected by the corona crisis
Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer of brands including Dove, Knorr, Omo and Lifebuoy, today announced a wide-ranging set of measures to support global and national efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Workonline Communications commits to provide internet facilities to centers of excellence in South Africa
Workonline Communications, a pan-African, global Network Service Provider, has increased its long-term commitment to providing Internet facilities to Afrika Tikkun Centres of Excellence across South Africa.
AFEX Commodities Exchange and FMDQ Holdings have formalised their partnership by executing a Memorandum of Understanding, solidifying their mutual interest in developing products to deepen the Nigerian capital market.
Local retailer Tuskys, and Amref Health Africa in Kenya have announced a working partnership leveraging mutual capacities to manage the Coronavirus threat in the country.
Unions for urban transport workers in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia have joined forces at a workshop in Tunis to discuss how to working together under the Our Public Transport programme.
A new programme, which aims to increase global investment in agribusinesses trading with smallholders, has been launched in Kampala, Uganda.
Loon, the Alphabet company working to bring balloon-powered Internet to Kenya with its local partner, Telkom Kenya, announce the reception of all regulatory and Cabinet approvals to begin flying balloons in Kenya.
[South Africa] High Court dismisses Risc Technology application to interdict B-BBEE Commission from performing
The B-BBEE Commission welcomes High Court's decision to dismiss with cost the urgent application by Risc Technology Integration to interdict the Commission from implementing its decision and recommendations.
World Health Organization is launching a messaging service with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus.
Diet diversification and food security in Malawi are distinct challenges as most farmers are used to growing and consuming cereals, especially maize.
African Telecommunications Union calls for harmonized action by telecommunications regulators to combat Coronavirus Pandemic
The African Telecommunications Union has put together a set of guidelines to assist in combating the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic that every Member State should consider.
South African-based sugar producer, Tongaat Hulett is set to resume operation at its Mozambican subsidiaries, the Xinavane and Mafambisse sugar mills by April with an investment of about $29.5 million.
As most people are now required to spend more time at home to avoid the spreading of the COVID-19, Multichoice will provide broadened access to credible information at this time by making news channels more widely available.
[South Africa] VodaLend makes accessing of vital small business funding possible during tough economic times
VodaLend, a product of Vodacom Financial Services, has made accessing of vital small business funding possible during tough economic times in South Africa.