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One in four people in Africa pay bribes to access services, survey

07-12-2019 | 06:21:00
More than half of all citizens surveyed in 35 African countries think corruption is getting worse in their country, a new survey reveals.

[Morocco] WorldRemit partners with Cash Plus to enable digital money transfers

07-11-2019 | 13:42:00
Online money transfer service WorldRemit has teamed up with Cash Plus to enable digital money transfers to +2000 cash pickup locations across Morocco

IFC invests €2.5 million in Mali-Shi to boost Mali’s Shea production and exports

07-11-2019 | 13:39:00
IFC has announced an investment of up to €2.5 million in Mali Shi to help build the only active modern shea butter processing plant in the country.

[Kenya] YSK unveils 2nd edition of the National Science and Technology Exhibition

07-11-2019 | 12:11:36
Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) in partnership with the Ministry of Education, The Embassy of Ireland and BLAZE by Safaricom have launched the 2nd edition of National Science and Technology Exhibition

[Tanzania] Precision Air extends services to Brazil and Mexico

07-11-2019 | 11:56:00
Precision Air is partnering with GSA representative TAL Aviation, to expande the airline's presence in Brazil and Mexico.

African ICT Foundation appoints Hago Elteraifi as Regional Director for East Africa

07-11-2019 | 11:54:34
The African ICT Foundation has announced the appointment of Engr. Hago Elteraifi Mohamed Dafalla, to lead its activities in East Africa.

Africa's Continental Free Trade Agreement holds great promise

07-11-2019 | 09:59:00
There is increasing optimism in Africa with the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) gaining significant momentum and Africa being home to amongst the fastest growing economies in the world.

[Sudan] Emirates resumes flights to Khartoum

07-11-2019 | 08:53:00
Emirates has resumed flights to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Currently, Emirates operates a B777ER on the route.

Mastercard partners with USADF and CIAT to grow farmers network across Africa

07-11-2019 | 08:47:14
Mastercard has announced the signing of two public-private partnerships that will extend the reach of the Mastercard Farmers Network (MFN) to millions of smallholder farmers in Africa.

[South Africa] Absa ETFs list on A2X

07-11-2019 | 07:57:00
Three of Absa Corporate and Investment Bank’s (Absa CIB) metal exchange traded funds (ETFs) become available for trade on A2X Markets today

Luxembourg supports WFP's emergency telecommunications in Libya

07-11-2019 | 07:43:00
Luxembourg has contributed €500,000 to support emergency telecommunications being provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Libya through the humanitarian community’s Emergency Telecommunications Sector.

Buxeros Capital social impact investment fund targeting SMEs in South Africa

07-11-2019 | 07:21:00
Buxeros Capital, a public-private social impact investment fund has established a presence in South Africa with the aim of investing in emerging market SMEs in Southern Africa.

[South Africa] DBSA and YES partner on job creation, innovation and community development

07-11-2019 | 06:51:00
A partnership to further youth employment in South Africa by bringing together innovation, infrastructure and 4IR thinking has been announced between the DBSA and YES.

[Nigeria] NSE admits Airtel Africa to its main board

07-11-2019 | 06:49:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange or NSE) is pleased to announce the Cross Border Secondary Listing of 3,758,151,504 ordinary shares of Airtel Africa Plc on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

[Nigeria] OPay raises $50 million to expand to other African markets

07-11-2019 | 06:41:00
OPay, a provider of a rapidly growing mobile payment service and consumer platform in Nigeria has raised $50 million in total funding

Ghana signs deal with World Bank to cut carbon emissions and reduce deforestation

07-11-2019 | 06:35:00
Ghana has become the third country to sign a landmark agreement with the World Bank that rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.

[South Africa] Barko Financial Services chooses Temenos cloud software to deliver personalized digital customer experiences

07-11-2019 | 06:27:00
Temenos has announced that Barko Financial Services has selected Temenos software to replace its legacy systems, in both core and front office, to offer a compelling and personalized customer experience.

[Morocco] Startup support players come together to promote competitive innovation ecosystem

07-11-2019 | 06:22:00
In the last three years, start-ups have been generating a growing interest in Morocco among public institutions, international organizations and corporates.

Kenya social entrepreneur feted with Commonwealth award for linking farmers to global markets

07-10-2019 | 14:34:00
Cameroon and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have partnered on a project to operationalize Cameroon’s digital transformation blueprint.

National Bank of Angola sets limit on payments system

07-10-2019 | 14:28:08
The National Bank of Angola (BNA) has determined the limits of values to be moved in the country's payment system.