The African Development Bank group has committed to support Equatorial Guinea’s economic diversification into agro-industry and a program of capacity building to foster public policies.
Kenyan solar startup Gasol is among three startups that have been selected for Microsoft’s third annual Airband Grant Fund.
The Private Infrastructure Development Group Ltd, PIDG, has announced that UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has approved a further tranche of funding of up to £500m for the four-year period, 2018 to 2021.
Internet Solutions, a pan-African telecommunications services provider, has launched the first iDirect DVB-S2X network in Africa, which is currently live across more than 300 sites in Nigeria.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, countries with unreliable power cost some companies as much as 31 percent in sales, according to a new study released by the Center for Global Development.
In recent years, rapid urbanization trends have been accompanied by global climate changes and a dramatic increase of natural disasters.
Africa Energy Corp, an oil and gas company with exploration assets offshore Namibia and South Africa has announce the initial drilling of the Cormorant-1 well on Petroleum Exploration License 37 offshore Namibia.
Artisanal timber millers are the key suppliers to Ghana’s domestic timber market. However, they have only limited access to commercial timber from production forests.
Yoco, the South African-based Point of Sale payments provider, has raised a Series B round of US$16M led by Partech, a Venture Capital firm based in Silicon Valley, Europe and Africa.
Four businesses that are shaking up financial services have been named as finalists in AlphaCode’s recently launched accelerator programme, AlphaCode Accelerate.
Leading pay-go energy company Fenix International has reached 30,000 Zambian households just 9 months after expanding into the country.
Sygnia Limited has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets and will list on Thursday, 13 September 2018.
Pan-African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa has announced the commencement of its chat banker ‘Leo’ on the WhatsApp platform.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Act Cap 84 has been reprinted as a way of updating it to incorporate all amendments effected by the CMA Amendment Act, 2011 and the CMA Amendment Act, 2016.
In a bid to cater for the growing demand for data, Telkom Kenya has unveiled 200 new 4G sites within Nairobi and its environs.
Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited has awarded Japanese company Marubeni Corporation an engineering, procurement and construction contract for the construction of a 70 megawatts class geothermal power plant.
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the Government of Ethiopia have signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) paving the way for TMEAs expansion into Ethiopia.
Longhorn Publishers PLC has recorded a 17 per cent increase in turnover to close at Shs 1.69 billion against the previous year turnover of Shs 1.45 billion.
Ethiopian Airlines Group and Lufthansa Systems have announced the introduction of Lufthansa’s Lido/Flight 4D solution in Ethiopian’s flight planning system.
Experts from the Customs sector of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are reviewing a draft Supplementary Act on mutual administrative assistance and cooperation between customs administrations among Member States.