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[Africa Prosperity Dialogue]: Africa needs modern, harmonised regulations for universal broadband coverage
01-02-2023 | 13:02:18
MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita has called for the modernisation and harmonisation of regulatory frameworks across Africa as well as the collective effort of all stakeholders to ensure that the continent can deliver universal broadband coverage by 2030.
Apparel Group to announces joint venture with Steve Madden to expand its global presence
01-02-2023 | 12:26:12
Apparel Group aims to significantly expand Steve Madden’s footprint in the GCC, Africa, Türkiye, CIS countries and South Asia.
Phatisa invests into leading East & West African packaging and printing company MHL International
01-02-2023 | 12:12:00
Phatisa takes a significant minority stake in The Manipal Group Company – MHL International Holdings Limited – a leading printing & packaging provider, particularly into the food & beverage sector
AfDB, Government of Canada announce funding facility to grow agriculture small and medium enterprises
01-02-2023 | 11:39:46
The Agri-food SME Catalytic Financing Mechanism aims to catalyze and de-risk investment for agriculture SMEs, as well as strengthen agricultural value chains and improve food security across the continent.
Spotcovery, serving as a bridge between African Americans and Africans, launches optimization tool on site
01-02-2023 | 11:39:00
Spotcovery, the innovative media platform that connects descendants of the African continent while promoting culture, creativity, entrepreneurship and economic growth, has launched the Slickstream optimization tool on its website.
CellPoint Digital partners with Akwaaba to scale grocery e-commerce
01-02-2023 | 09:45:12
CellPoint Digital, the London-based pioneer of Payment Orchestration, has announced it is partnering with Akwaaba, a multinational food, grocery and household goods retailer.
Heifer International to partner with Mastercard to empower millions of smallholder farmers in Africa
01-02-2023 | 09:07:37
Heifer International and Mastercard have announced an agreement to connect millions of smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa to Mastercard's Community Pass – a digital platform that makes it safer and easier for farmers to get paid more and faster for their produce.
Coalition for Digital Africa announces internet exchange point initiative
01-02-2023 | 08:05:37
This latest initiative will focus on enhancing five existing Internet exchange points (IXPs), to improve Internet access by making it faster and more affordable, thus positively impacting Internet users in the regions they are placed in.
AfDB’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa hits $1 billion investment milestone in lending to women entrepreneurs in Africa
31-01-2023 | 11:27:57
The African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) initiative has reached a landmark $1 billion in approved funding designated for lending to African women entrepreneurs.
Adenia Partners announces $300 million first close for fund V
31-01-2023 | 09:20:57
The Fund exceeded its first close minimum threshold, achieving 75% of its target size, and attracting institutional and commercial investors who have invested in previous Adenia funds, as well as new investors.
Orange Esport Experience 2023 edition in Abdjan
30-01-2023 | 15:33:00
Orange, a major partner of Esport in Africa and the Middle East is organizing the regional grand final of the pan-African “Orange Esport Experience” championship on January 28 and 29, 2023, in Abidjan.
Kenyan wins Microsoft’s coveted MVP award
30-01-2023 | 14:19:00
Kenya's Shadrack Kiprotich is the 2022 recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for actively sharing high-quality expertise with other technology professionals.
YahClick and Canar Telecommunication Co. Ltd to boost operations and digital services in Sudan
30-01-2023 | 13:43:44
YahClick and Canar Telecommunication Co. Ltd sign USD15 million deal to boost operations and digital services in Sudan
Dalia Hospitality, Nouvel investisseur pour l’hospitality en Afrique
30-01-2023 | 13:36:00
Création en Côte d’Ivoire de Dalia Hospitality, premier fonds d’investissement dédié au secteur du tourisme en Afrique et en Europe.
Accord FONSIS et GGGI pour accroitre l’Investissement et l’accès à la Finance climatique au Sénégal
30-01-2023 | 12:39:00
Le Fonds Souverain d’Investissements Stratégiques (FONSIS) et l'institut Mondial pour la croissance verte (GGGI) ont conclu un Protocole d’accord autour d’un programme d’entreprenariat vert « accroitre l’investissement et l’accès à la finance climatique au Sénégal ».
[Sommet Nourrir l’Afrique] :10 milliards de dollars pour faire de l’Afrique le grenier du monde
30-01-2023 | 11:14:00
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement prévoit d’investir dix milliards de dollars au cours des cinq prochaines années pour aider l’Afrique à éradiquer la faim et devenir le principal fournisseur de denrées alimentaires pour elle-même et pour le reste du monde.
Sasol and Sonatrach present the Hybla Project for the production of hydrogen and low carbon syngas
30-01-2023 | 10:16:19
Sasol the South African Company partnered with Algerian, Sonatrach for the production of hydrogen and low carbon syngas in Italy.
Les partenaires vont investir 30 milliards de dollars pour stimuler la production alimentaire en Afrique
30-01-2023 | 09:30:13
Les partenaires au développement sont convenus d’investir 30 milliards de dollars pour soutenir la détermination du continent à stimuler la productivité agricole et à devenir un grenier pour le monde.
[Column] Patrick Evans: Governing cybersecurity from the top as a strategic business enabler
30-01-2023 | 08:32:00
C-Suite executives still don’t take cybersecurity seriously enough while boards are not nearly as engaged in cybersecurity as they are in other areas of oversight, says Patrick Evans, CEO of SLVA CyberSecurity.
[South Africa] Fintech firm Jumo appoints Kenya's former ICT CS Joe Mucheru as president
30-01-2023 | 08:13:00
In his new role, Mucheru will support the company to deliver its growth goals, navigate the regulatory landscape, and build the firm’s presence across the African continent.
TradeMark East Africa rebrands to TradeMark Africa
30-01-2023 | 05:15:00
TradeMark East Africa has officially rebranded to TradeMark Africa (TMA) following all necessary regulatory approvals in most countries of operations across the East, Southern and Horn of Africa region.
IFAD partners with AfDB to boost agricultural productivity in Africa
30-01-2023 | 05:12:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are joining forces to address the structural problems hampering agricultural productivity in Africa through a new programme aimed at feeding Africa sustainably.
ACTESA develops a regional seed information system
27-01-2023 | 08:46:54
The Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA), has developed a Seed Information System which will be used to measure performance of the COMESA Seed Trade Harmonization Implementation Plan (COMSHIP).
Africa will have 57 million pay TV subscribers by 2028, report
27-01-2023 | 08:38:00
About 16 million pay TV subscribers will be added in Africa between 2022 and 2028 to take the total to 57 million. This is according to the latest report by Research and markets.
[Column] Christopher Mwangi: Connecting Africa’s potential metre by metre, country by country
26-01-2023 | 15:44:29
With stable internet connectivity spread out throughout the continent, and greater bandwidth being consumed, we can finally drive down the cost of connectivity.
Azercosmos partners with CommsCarrier to bring internet services to government organizations in Africa
26-01-2023 | 14:34:00
Azercosmos has signed a collaboration agreement on long-term projects with CommCarrier Satellite Services, the provider of satellite services in Kenya.
Startup Boost Capital, une initiative de financement de projets startups ivoiriennes
26-01-2023 | 13:57:00
Le Ministre Mamadou Touré lance officiellement l’initiative "startup boost capital" dotée de 1 milliard de FCFA.
AGF partners with crowdfunding platform to increase impact investing for SMEs in Africa
26-01-2023 | 13:46:38
African Guarantee Fund (AGF) has partnered with Frankfurt-based bettervest, a crowdfunding platform, to increase financing of sustainable SME projects in Africa.
There were 13 new internet restrictions in Africa in 2022
26-01-2023 | 13:32:00
A new report by Surfshark in partnership with internet watchdog NetBlocks has revealed that nearly a third of a billion Africans were affected by internet shutdowns in 2022.
AfDB to commit $10 billion to make continent the breadbasket of the world
26-01-2023 | 12:14:18
The African Development Bank Group, will commit $10 billion over the next five years to boost Africa’s efforts to end hunger and become a primary food provider for itself and the rest of the world.
[Column] Tridiv Vasavada: 3 Key Trends for Africa’s Informal Retail Sector in 2023
26-01-2023 | 11:36:00
Tridiv Vasavada, Chief Technology Officer at Wasoko, Africa’s largest B2B e-commerce network, explores three key industry trends to look out for this year.
[Column] Chester Wisniewsk: ChatGPT’s impacts will be social, not technical
26-01-2023 | 11:20:00
The technology world was on fire about the latest artificial intelligence demonstration by OpenAI in the waning months of 2022, ChatGPT.
MoneyGram joins forces with BOTIM to launch international money transfer to over 200 countries
26-01-2023 | 09:52:27
The partnership will see Moneygram offer transfer services via Astra’s United Arab Emirates-based communications company Botim.
Mastercard and ZoodPay join forces to launch the first virtual installment card across EEMEA
26-01-2023 | 09:25:02
The new card was announced will allow ZoodPay to scale its offerings and provide BNPL solutions to customers and merchants without being restricted to the ZoodPay network.
Disruptive Gen Z, digitization to define global consumer trends in 2023, report
26-01-2023 | 08:24:01
Euromonitor’s annual report aims to help organizations stay ahead of disruption, predict consumer shopping motivations and fulfil unmet consumer needs.
Sustainable mobility startup eWAKA receives 500,000 CHF loan to accelerate growth
26-01-2023 | 08:05:56
Given the transportation sector is the second highest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, the urban logistics sector in Africa and across the globe urgently needs to adopt new technologies and business models to fight climate change, which disproportionately affects African countries.
[Column] Hannah Kebble: Artificial Intelligence in Africa: Levelling the narrative
25-01-2023 | 13:17:00
Oxford Insights highlights this because governments require the appropriate environment to support AI development - including adequate data infrastructure, and an innovative vision to implement progress at the state level.
Workstyle Africa partners with SNDBX International to launch workspaces in East Africa
25-01-2023 | 13:11:00
Serviced office space provider, Workstyle Africa, has partnered with SNDBX International, a business growth ecosystem, to open five one-stop-shop entrepreneurship centres and workspaces in East Africa.
Over Sh3.1 billion worth of deals to be struck at the 6th Edition of Africa Agri Expo
25-01-2023 | 12:45:00
Agriculture deals worth multi-million dollars to be struck next month as investors throng the Kenyan capital for the 6th edition of Africa Agri Expo (AAE) in February 2023.
GITEX to launch Africa edition in 2023
25-01-2023 | 11:25:24
GITEX Africa is launched in partnership with the Digital Development Agency, a public agency leading the Moroccan government’s digital transformation agenda under the authority of the Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transition and Administration Reform.
Nigeria, Egypt and Kenya to be among the top 10 countries to benefit from adaptation investment, study
25-01-2023 | 10:42:00
Failure to invest the bare minimum needed to withstand projected climate damage could cost emerging markets hundreds of billions in climate damages and lost GDP growth this decade, according to a new study by Standard Chartered.
OKX launches Copy Trading tool, enables users to duplicate winning strategies from top traders
25-01-2023 | 09:37:20
OKX, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency platforms and Web3 technology companies, launched its Copy Trading tool to its global user base on its Social Trading platform.
African tech ecosystem raised $6.5 billion in 2022, report
25-01-2023 | 09:09:09
Total funding invested into tech startups on the continent reached $6.5B, an increase of 8% vs 2021, spread across 764 deals - compared to 724 rounds in 2021.
[Rapport Partech Africa 2022] : Ecosystème tech africain continue de se développer avec $6,5 milliards en 2022
25-01-2023 | 09:09:00
Dans un contexte de recul drastique du financement par capital-risque à l’échelle mondiale, l’écosystème tech africain se distingue avec une croissance de + 8 % par rapport à 2021.
FIFA launches education initiative designed to develop digital skills of member associations
25-01-2023 | 08:48:04
FIFA has launched FIFA Digital Skills, an educational programme designed to develop the expertise of professionals in the global football community on all things digital, through a dedicated e-learning platform and a series of live masterclasses.
The forces driving growth of the African Tech ecosystem have prevailed against the headwinds-Partech Report
25-01-2023 | 08:47:31
Funding for the African Tech ecosystem sector grew +8% to US$6.5B, through 764 rounds, with debt funding doubling in the year (+102% to US$1.5B in 71 rounds) to compensate for a slight decline in equity rounds (-6% to US$4.9B in 693 rounds).
10 best digital products to start selling in 2023
25-01-2023 | 06:00:00
The importance of digital products is not in dispute. In today's economy, selling digital products can be a successful strategy for shop owners to bring in new customers and expand their businesses
[Column] Blessed Hwaire: Three ways retailers can continue their golden run in 2023
24-01-2023 | 10:48:11
The retail industry is one of the few sectors of the economy that emerged from the pandemic relatively unscathed.
[Column] Cathy Smith: The silent war between employers and employees will have no winner
24-01-2023 | 09:55:00
The defining leadership challenge of 2023 will be navigating the silent war brewing between employers and employees. “What war?”, you may ask. Perhaps it is easier to explain it as a series of battles happening on many work fronts.
New spam campaign on a popular social media network steals users’ cryptocurrency
23-01-2023 | 14:53:00
Kaspersky researchers recently uncovered a new spam campaign spreading through direct messages on Twitter and stealing the cryptocurrency of affected users.
The new ICD 2023 program worth $120 million to propel private sector-led development
23-01-2023 | 12:38:00
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) has signed a new program worth $120 million for the year 2023 to propel private sector-led development in Egypt.
Sanlam Private Equity to acquire SkipWaste
23-01-2023 | 11:58:11
Sanlam Private Equity has announced the acquisition of controlling interest in integrated waste management company, SkipWaste.
Africa50 et Tassec Investment Holdings Africa pour le dévelopment de la Scanning Systems
23-01-2023 | 11:44:00
Africa50 investit dans Scanning Systems pour construire des postes de contrôle juxtaposés afin de stimuler le commerce régional et la ZLECA.
[Column] Marilyn Moodley: Cloud Security - Whose fault is it?
23-01-2023 | 07:56:00
At least 95% of cloud security failures in the next three years will be the customer’s fault, according to Gartner. Unsurprisingly, the biggest threat to security is people.
11 startups selected for Cohort 3 of ASIP Accelerator Program
23-01-2023 | 07:46:00
The selected startups will receive an intensive three-month coaching and support program to accelerate their growth and benefits worth $750,000 USD.
Travelers are increasingly looking for sustainable travel options, report
23-01-2023 | 05:08:00
A major new report by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Trip.com Group, together with Deloitte, reveals a heightened appetite for sustainable tourism amongst consumers, with 69% of travellers actively seeking sustainable travel options.
Africa’s economic growth to outpace global forecast in 2023-2024, AfDB report
20-01-2023 | 08:08:02
Africa is set to outperform the rest of the world in economic growth over the next two years, with real gross domestic product (GDP) averaging around 4% in 2023 and 2024.
Gavi launches INFUSE 2.0 to scale up innovations in immunization
20-01-2023 | 08:04:00
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance has announced the launch of INFUSE 2.0, an innovation scaling hub to accelerate immunisation systems upgrades for the world's most in-need countries.
UK Export Finance and Hassan Allam Holding sign agreement to enhance cooperation across Africa
20-01-2023 | 08:02:37
The agreement signed at the British Embassy in Cairo, aims to strengthen and enhance the cooperation between UK Export Finance and Hassan Allam Holding to further secure inward investment into the UK and to promote cooperation on financing projects and encourage trade between the UK and Africa.
Multilateral collaboration essential to bridging the digital economic divide, report
20-01-2023 | 07:58:49
Included in the report is an in-depth look at the challenges facing nations, especially smaller and developing nations, to gaining equal access to digital economies.
Microsoft to lay off 10,000 employees
19-01-2023 | 13:53:00
Microsoft is the latest corporation to announce massive job cuts, a move that will cost the company $1.2 billion in severance costs.
Kaspersky cautions against Bluebottle cybercrime group active in Africa
19-01-2023 | 13:46:22
Cybercrime group Bluebottle has been targeting companies in the financial sector in French-speaking African countries with a combination of spear phishing attacks and malware centred around job opportunities, Kaspersky warned.
Media blackmail, fake data leaks and more attacks via clouds ranked top enterprise threats for 2023
19-01-2023 | 13:43:00
Researchers at Kaspersky’s Security Services shared their predictions for this year’s trending cyberthreats that large businesses and government structures should prepare for.
Lancement de la première promotion de l’African Private Equity Fellowship
19-01-2023 | 13:10:00
L’African Private Equity Fellowship propose ainsi à de jeunes professionnels talentueux de rencontrer leurs pairs et leurs aînés lors de cet « executive programme », avec la collaboration des principaux gestionnaires de fonds du continent.
Proparco, BIC-BRED et Céréalis s’associent pour soutenir les importations de céréales en Afrique
19-01-2023 | 13:05:00
Proparco et Bic-Bred (Suisse) SA ont signé un partenariat, sous la forme d’une participation en risque dans une facilité de financement octroyée à Céréalis.
Norton Rose Fulbright to strengthen their presence in Africa
19-01-2023 | 12:52:08
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced a new Africa leadership group to help steer its acclaimed, Tier 1 Africa practice.
[South Africa] Red Hat Announces Intent to Reach Net-Zero Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030
19-01-2023 | 12:07:03
Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, today announced its ambition to achieve net-zero operational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 to address the global climate crisis.
Zeepay Ghana Limited wins Best company at the Ghana Club 100 awards
19-01-2023 | 11:55:22
Zeepay, one of Africa’s leading and fast-growing fintech companies in Mobile Financial Services, was awarded the best company in Ghana at the 19th edition of the Ghana Club 100 Awards in Accra.
[Column] Mukesh Bector: What Will Work Look Like In 2030?
19-01-2023 | 11:55:00
Epson’s Regional Head for East and West Africa, Mukesh Bector explores the trends that will shape the workplace of 2030 and how businesses can prepare for the future
Samata Capital, Future Africa et al. to invest in Uncover Skin Care
19-01-2023 | 11:52:00
Advancing Women in Investing (AWI) is excited to be part of the $1 million seed round for Uncover alongside FirstCheck Africa, Future Africa, and IgniteXL as well as angel investors ex-SokoWatch COO Kwenhui Tawah and WPP Scangroup CEO Patricia Ithau.
Aruwa makes follow-on investment in AgroEknor
19-01-2023 | 10:49:00
Aruwa Capital Management to announce a follow-on investment into AgroEknor International, a fast-growing hibiscus flower exporter and wellness brand.
USAID to launch new fund to tap into private sector’s competitive edge to solve global challenges
19-01-2023 | 09:28:11
USAID will work with Congress to provide $50 million for the fund, the first-of-its kind private sector partnership fund dedicated to launching partnerships that leverage business capabilities and influence commercial operations to advance development objectives.
Africa Finance Corporation closes €150 million syndicated loan with DEG and Proparco
19-01-2023 | 09:24:27
The transaction builds on a partnership with AFC that began in 2012 and has resulted in several loans from DEG, including a recent US$170 million 12-year loan in 2021.
African startups land deals at European tech events
19-01-2023 | 09:19:22
Seven African tech companies wooed investors, networked and showcased their products at two of the world’s biggest tech gatherings in Europe.
This new social-media platform seeks to change how African Stories are told
19-01-2023 | 06:26:00
African Stream, a newly created social-media platform with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya brands itself as a tool that seeks to challenge negative stereotypes and give a voice to Africans through cutting-edge, African-centered content.
Carry1st raises $27M to develop and publish games in Africa
18-01-2023 | 15:13:00
African mobile game publisher Carry1st raises $27M in funding round led by Bitkraft Ventures.
$10.15 million from to boost fertilizer supply to 850,000 African smallholder farmers
18-01-2023 | 14:32:00
Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism welcomes $10.15 million from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation to boost fertilizer supply to 850,000 African smallholder farmers.
Zenlayer and Cyxtera partner to provide high-speed interconnectivity into global emerging markets
18-01-2023 | 13:33:56
Zenlayer, a massively distributed edge cloud services provider, and Cyxtera, a global player in data center colocation and interconnection services, have announced a partnership to bring high-performance cloud connectivity to global emerging markets
JDE selects Orange Business Services for future-proof and scalable connectivity infrastructure
18-01-2023 | 13:20:54
JDE selects Orange Business Services for future-proof and scalable connectivity infrastructure to support global business expansion.
[Column] Bonisiwe Tshabalala: Five technology priorities for enhancing the African healthcare sector
18-01-2023 | 08:10:29
What actions can African countries, healthcare providers and healthcare organisations take to improve the provision of health services to the continent’s 1.4 billion citizens?
Mastercard and Ubirider partner to provide mobility-as-a-service solutions for transit operators globally
18-01-2023 | 08:03:47
Through this partnership, Mastercard and Ubirider will look to expand on the early success of the products in Portugal to simplify access and payments for mobility services.
ITFC and ISFD ink $150 million partnership to support least developed member countries
18-01-2023 | 07:59:37
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), both members of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, have announced the signing of the Trade Finance Support Program for the least developed member countries (LDMCs) affected by the COVID-19 and the food security crises.
Dr Eliane Ubalijoro appointed CEO of CIFOR-ICRAF
17-01-2023 | 11:58:51
Ubalijoro will be the first African woman Director General of a CGIAR Research Center and CEO of two Centers in CGIAR’s 52-year history.
The global online music streaming market to reach $29 billion by 2027, report
17-01-2023 | 11:55:15
Growing dependency on smartphones, increasing penetration of the internet and the thriving media and entertainment industry are among the key factors stimulating the growth of the online music streaming market worldwide.
Low-carbon investments to rise by $60b in 2023 as inflation weakens, hydrogen and CCUS spending to surge, Rystad Energy
17-01-2023 | 10:05:00
Spending on low-carbon projects will increase by $60 billion this year, 10% higher than 2022, led by wind developments but helped by a significant rise in funding for hydrogen and CCUS infrastructure, Rystad Energy research shows.
Telecom Egypt, Huawei put in service the first green tower in Africa
17-01-2023 | 08:06:47
The material used for building the tower emits less CO2 than steel, the alternative
Eutelsat bridges digital divide in Africa by providing ubiquitous and affordable connectivity services
17-01-2023 | 08:03:35
Half a year into the pledge, Eutelsat is proud to share that the 200,000-user mark for its Konnect Wi-Fi hotspots has already been reached, a significant milestone acknowledged by the 2022 Partner2Connect Annual Report.
AfCFTA, an opportunity for Africa’s youth to accelerate trade and industrialization
17-01-2023 | 08:01:21
Through its Youth Protocol, the AfCFTA recognises that young people can play a critical role in the achievement of the free trade zone by initiating youth-led initiatives in agriculture, financial technology, IT and in the creative industry.
Huawei joins global premier climate change agents
16-01-2023 | 13:24:25
Huawei has earned top recognition from CDP, a global non-profit that runs the world’s first environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions, for the firm’s actions on climate change and transparency of disclosures.
[Column] Mark Wilson: The ERP and technology trends that will shape 2023
16-01-2023 | 13:10:00
Following a year of disruption caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, supply chain disruptions and record-breaking inflation, we look to the year ahead and what 2023 might have in store for manufacturers and distributors.
Airtel Nigeria buys 5G spectrum for network expansion in Africa
16-01-2023 | 12:15:00
Airtel Africa announced that its Nigerian subsidiary, Airtel Networks (Airtel Nigeria), has purchased additional spectrum for network expansion in Africa.
There was a 25% increase in finance app installs across Africa between 2021 and 2022
16-01-2023 | 11:14:53
Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa were the main contributors to this rise in finance app installs, with the former largely bolstering this by a massive 200%.
Allemagne et FIDA unissent pour mobiliser les financements privés en faveur des communautés rurales
16-01-2023 | 11:02:33
L’Allemagne et le FIDA unissent leurs forces pour mobiliser les financements privés en faveur des communautés rurales sur le continent africain.
Standard Bank closes $750 million sustainability-linked syndicated term loan facility
16-01-2023 | 09:31:53
The facility, co-ordinated by Bank of America, Mizuho and SMBC Bank International is Standard Bank Group’s inaugural sustainability-linked loan.
[Column] David Meintjes: Unified communication and collaboration trends for 2023
16-01-2023 | 09:20:32
As businesses continue evolving to meet changing customer behaviour, the uptake and investment in cloud unified communications platforms and tools will continue to soar.
Sub-Saharan Africa lost $261 Million in 2022 due to internet shutdowns
16-01-2023 | 08:00:00
Sub-Saharan Africa recorded losses worth $261 million from 9532 hours of internet shutdowns that affected 132.2 million people.
Facebook’s content moderation partner in Africa Sama quits
16-01-2023 | 07:52:00
Sama, Facebook's largest content moderator has discontinued its services for the social media company. Following this shift, Sama will release about 3% of its workforce, most of them from its moderation hub in Nairobi.
Payments firm enza group Launches to Serve African Banks and Fintechs
16-01-2023 | 07:28:00
enza will focus on providing native digital payments capabilities to service institutions that want to enable their customers to accept or make electronic payments.
10 start-up climatiques africaines vont bénéficier les fonds de Catalyst Fund
12-01-2023 | 14:46:00
Le fonds de capital-risque et accélérateur Catalyst Fund a annoncé un investissement de 2 millions de dollars dans 10 start-ups développant des solutions pour améliorer la résilience des communautés les plus vulnérables au changement climatique en Afrique.
USAID announces four new Public-Private Partnerships under the Digital Invest Program
12-01-2023 | 14:37:00
USAID Announces Four New Public-Private Partnerships Under the Digital Invest Program to Support Digital Finance and Internet Service Providers.