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Akagera in deal with Nexus for Rwanda’s first aviation academy

07-09-2019 | 09:07:00
Akagera Aviation and Nexus, a Saudi Arabian aviation training company, have signed a joint venture agreement that will upgrade Akagera’s aviation training wing to a fully-fledged academy.

Coal South Africa pilots app that connects SMMEs to opportunities in the supply chain

07-09-2019 | 09:01:00
Coal South Africa is the first business unit in Anglo American to pilot the SAP Ariba Discovery App which uses smart phone technology to link local SMMEs to opportunities in their supply chain.

Air Senegal launches flights to Ouagadougou and Niamey

07-09-2019 | 08:54:34
Air Senegal has expanded its network with its new A319 from Dakar International Blaise Diagne Airport. It will offer six flights per week to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) and three weekly flights to Niamey.

Telecoming to exclusively distribute the digital content of Real Madrid through mobile operators in Africa

07-09-2019 | 08:05:00
Telecoming has signed an agreement with Real Madrid to become the exclusive distributor through mobile operators of its digital content in Africa.

African Development Fund improving and impacting lives of millions in Africa, beneficiaries

07-09-2019 | 08:00:00
Established to provide concessional buffer to needy economies on the continent, ADF is not only facilitating rapid roll-out of development projects, but its investments continue to transform and sustain lives, beneficiaries say.

[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali selects Temenos to power its Digital Transformation Strategy

07-09-2019 | 07:45:58
Bank of Kigali Plc has selected Temenos, the banking software company, to power its digital transformation journey in order to support its regional growth plans and realize its financial inclusion objectives.

Ethiopian broadcasters to migrate to SES Satellite creating dedicated Ethiopian TV environment

07-09-2019 | 07:39:41
Ethiopian private and public broadcasters, and the local media market, are poised for growth following two agreements signed between SES and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters.

[South Africa] MultiChoice partners with National Arts Festival to boost African arts

07-09-2019 | 07:36:32
The MultiChoice Group (MCG) is a proud partner of the National Arts Festival (NAF), Africa’s leading showcase of local and international creativity.

[South Africa] Vodacom launches VodaPay Masterpass app for safe, convenient digital payments

07-09-2019 | 07:34:29
Vodacom in collaboration with Mastercard has launched VodaPay Masterpass, which enables Vodacom customers to load any bank card into a secure digital wallet downloaded as an app on their smartphone.

GCR reviews seven Zimbabwean financial institutions under the new criteria

07-09-2019 | 07:11:00
GCR Ratings (GCR) has reviewed the ratings on seven Zimbabwean financial institutions under the recently released Criteria for Rating Financial Institutions, May 2019.

[Kenya] CMA takes enforcement action for insider trading on Kenol Kobil shares

07-09-2019 | 06:42:46
The Ad Hoc Committee of the Board of CMA has taken administrative action against former CEO and Executive Director Kestrel Capital and two other stockbroking agents for their involvement in insider trading on Kenol Kobil shares.

AfDB signs agreement to open Central Africa regional headquarters in Yaoundé, Cameroon

07-09-2019 | 06:22:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group signed an agreement with Cameroon to open its regional headquarters in the country’s capital, Yaoundé, reinforcing its goal to get closer to member states.

Eni, Tunisian government extend collaboration for transporting Algerian natural gas

07-09-2019 | 06:07:00
The CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, and Slim Feriani, Tunisian Minister of Industry, signed a new agreement for transporting Algerian natural gas through Tunisia.

EU invests over €100 million in African economic integration

07-08-2019 | 14:19:00
The European Commission has adopted a set of projects in support of African economic integration, with initiatives worth €101.5 million, to focus on infrastructure, intellectual property rights and improving Africa's climate investment.

Operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area launches in Niger

07-08-2019 | 13:15:40
The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA has been launched after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in the Nigerien capital.

CIS Nigeria agrees to financial services membership, qualifications and learning deal with CISI

07-08-2019 | 12:55:00
The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria (CIS) and the CISI have confirmed a cooperation agreement across the areas of global qualifications, continuing professional development (CPD) and membership.

Africa Oil announces Jethro-Lobe spud offshore Guyana

07-08-2019 | 11:24:14
Africa Oil is pleased to announce that drilling operations have commenced offshore Guyana with the spudding of the first exploration well on the Jethro-Lobe prospect on the Orinduik Block.

South African Airways announces codeshare and frequent flyer agreements with Gol Linhas Aéreas

07-08-2019 | 11:08:15
South African Airways (SAA) has signed codeshare and Frequent Flyer agreements with Brazilian airline Gol - Linhas Aéreas (GOL).

[South Africa] Majority of JSE listed and organs of state entities fail to submit their annual compliance reports, B-BBEE Commission

07-08-2019 | 09:35:00
The B-BBEE Commission has released the annual report on the national status and trends of broad-based economic empowerment for the calendar year 2018 as required by the B-BBEE Act.

Huawei brings Ghanaian students to study ICT trends in China

07-08-2019 | 09:04:00
Huawei Technologies has revealed, at the launch of its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility initiative Seeds for the Future 2019, that ten students are being sent to China to study the latest trends in ICT.