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World Bank supports Comoros improve Primary Health Care

07-08-2019 | 08:34:25
The World Bank approved the Comprehensive Approach to Health System Strengthening Project financed by $30 million from the International Development Association, of which $15 million as a grant and $15 million as a credit.

Chinese firm, Engo, opens phone manufacturing plant in Uganda

07-08-2019 | 08:30:00
Chinese electronics firm, ENGO, has launched a phone manufacturing plant in Uganda, positioning itself in the country’s industrial sector to locally manufacture and assemble mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and computers.

[South Africa] Logicalis SA acquires Mars Technologies

07-08-2019 | 08:24:47
Datatec subsidiary, Logicalis SA, has acquired Mars Technologies, an IT services business with offices in South Africa and East London.

Ethiopia to sell minority stake in Ethio Telecom, issues licenses to private firms

07-08-2019 | 07:57:00
Ethiopia will grant two telecom licenses to private firms and sell a minority stake in Ethio Telecom, the sole operator, as the government opens sectors long closed to outsiders.

Africa50 appints Opuiyo Oforiokuma Head of Strategy and Investor Relations

07-08-2019 | 07:33:00
Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform capitalized by the African Development Bank, has appointed Opuiyo Oforiokuma as Head of Strategy and Investor Relations.

[South Africa] Vodacom KwaZulu Natal ramps up investment on the network

07-08-2019 | 06:18:47
Vodacom KwaZulu Natal region has invested R1.4 billion over the past 3 years on the network as part of its vision to make sure that we connect everyone no matter where they live.

Telecom Egypt and Banque Misr partner to launch WE mobile wallet

07-05-2019 | 11:06:00
Telecom Egypt and Banque Misr have signed an agreement in preparation of the launch of WE mobile wallet.

Stock Exchange of Mauritius lists Afreximbank on SEM-10 index

07-05-2019 | 11:03:00
The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) has announced the inclusion of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in the SEM-10 index.

[Nigeria] Africa Delivery Technologies launches Kwik app to boost last mile delivery services

07-05-2019 | 08:41:00
French start-up Africa Delivery Technologies has launched the Kwik app aspires to enhance last-mile delivery services in Nigeria.

Five COMESA countries to benefit from a Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards project

07-05-2019 | 08:37:00
Regional countries are set to increase market access for their agricultural products following the commencement of a new capacity building project.

MTN Nigeria appoints Srinivas Rao as Chief Digital Officer

07-05-2019 | 06:14:00
MTN Nigeria has announced the appointment of its first Chief Digital Officer (CDO), Srinivas Rao, to lead the company’s recently created Digital Services Division.

Global Technologies, Eutelsat in new power project in West Africa

07-05-2019 | 06:12:00
Eutelsat Communications announced a contract with Global Technologies for C-band capacity on its Eutelsat 10A satellite to provide connectivity and communications for the West Africa Power Pool Project.

Workz Group strengthens African footprint with new Senegal office

07-04-2019 | 14:42:26
Workz Group, the mobile and IoT solutions provider has announced the opening of its office in Dakar, Senegal to serve the West African telecoms market.

[South Africa] Dott announces €30 million Series A co-led by EQT and Naspers

07-04-2019 | 13:46:00
Dott, the European micro-mobility company, announced a commitment for a €30 million Series A funding round.

AU partners with the EAC to promote Kiswahili as a Language of Wider Communication in Africa

07-04-2019 | 12:54:00
The African Union has partnered with the EAC to set the pace for the recognition and promotion of Kiswahili as a Language of Wider Communication in the whole of Africa.

NOTS Solar Lamps announces $70 million investment in solar home systems manufacturing and retailing in Rwanda

07-04-2019 | 11:15:23
NOTS Solar Lamps - an impact enterprise - and the Government of Rwanda have announced a landmark deal that will accelerate the provision of electricity to the lowest income families in the country.

Africa broadband markets being strengthened with upgrades to national telecom networks, report

07-04-2019 | 11:15:00
The development of the fixed-line broadband market in Africa has long been stymied by the lack of fixed-line infrastructure in rural and semi-rural regions.

DBSA invests $2.25m development funding in Apalia24, DRC

07-04-2019 | 10:52:00
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) announced that it has committed project preparation funding to the value of USD $2.25 million to Apalia24, an innovative Off-grid Energy and Media Company in DRC.

Africa Oil partners with Azinam in block offshore, South Africa

07-04-2019 | 10:25:00
Azinam and Africa Oil have entered in an agreement under which Africa Oil shall acquire a 20% participating interest in Block 3B/4B Orange Basin, offshore South Africa.

Ruckus Networks debuts Wi-Fi 6 in Africa

07-04-2019 | 08:44:45
Ruckus Networks recently completed its first use case in Africa at The Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) held in Nairobi Kenya.