The report, commissioned by ICAEW and produced by partner and forecaster Oxford Economics, provides a snapshot of the region’s economic performance. The regions include; East Africa, West, and Central Africa, Franc Zone, Northern Africa, Southern Africa.
Convergys Corporation, a global player in Customer Management Outsourcing, is one of the largest and expanding BPO companies in Egypt.
The Africa and Middle East personal computing devices market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, declined 7.7% year on year in Q2 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC).
COMESA and the International Trade Center (ITC) have officially launched a Co-delegation agreement for the implementation of the Cross-Border Trade Initiative Programme funded under the European Union Development Fund.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a partial credit guarantee for the Republic of Senegal to help hedge currency risk arising from Eurobonds.
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have signed a 10-year loan programme of € 100 million to finance various infrastructure projects in African countries.
Loon, the Alphabet company that is planning to launch balloon-powered internet connectivity in Kenya next year, has successfully sent a test internet connection 1,000 kilometers across seven balloons.
Oracle yesterday announced its Impact Technology Summit, hosted in Nairobi and geared towards driving awareness of emerging technologies and their impact on business.
Hashmart Kenya, which specializes in electronics says it is positioning itself to give established players in e-commerce segment a run for their money.
Mastercard has partnered with Vodacom and BancABC to introduce the first online card in Tanzania – the M-Pesa virtual card.
Comsol Networks, a leading provider of enterprise-grade wireless infrastructure, and Samsung South Africa have lit up Vilakazi Street in Soweto with a live 5G pilot network.
Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi said his government is confident that it will establish a lucrative beef market with the People’s Republic of China.
UN-Habitat, working in concert with its partners, has embarked on a cities campaign on Equitable Economic Growth in two Kenyan secondary towns of Kajiado and Ol-Kalou.
The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) scooped the first prize award in the Regional/International and Diplomatic Missions Category at the 2018 Botswana Consumer Fair.
Opera and Worldreader, the global nonprofit that believes everyone can be a reader, announced on the International Literacy Day that African mobile users have spent more than 4 millions hours of reading books on their mobile phones in 2018.
Subject to regulatory approval, Tokio Marine will acquire a 22.5% stake in Hollard South Africa and Hollard International for approximately R5 billion, fulfilling Hollard’s long-held goal of partnering with a major international insurance group.
Yahsat, a global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates and Hughes Network Systems (HUGHES) have partnered to provide commercial Ka-band satellite broadband services across Africa, the Middle East and southwest Asia.
ADvTECH hass announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa, a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.
China Mobile International Limited (CMI) has opened a South African office in Johannesburg.
Experts from UN-Habitat, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Union Commission, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa, members of academia, representatives from civil society and local governments met in Nairobi to chart out the process of elaborating a Model Law.