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Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola cases rise, surpasses previous outbreak
17-07-2020 | 09:38:00
Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Equateur Province continues to grow, causing major concern as the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners face critical funding gaps.
COMESA's FEMCOM embarks on $2.3m project to support DR Congo women in business
08-07-2020 | 10:23:00
The COMESA National Federation of National Associations of Women in Business (FEMCOM) Chapter in DR Congo has embarked on a $2.3 million project to support women in business.
DRC, IFAD partner for better nutrition, resilience for small-scale farmers
04-07-2020 | 09:26:00
IFAD announced support for a new programme in the DRC to reduce poverty, increase productivity and incomes, improve food and nutrition security, and build the resilience of more than 410,000 small-scale farmers households.
DRC government and TMEA set to begin construction of the One Stop Border Post at Mahagi
03-07-2020 | 11:15:00
The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) are working on the construction of the One-Stop Border Post (OSBP) at Mahagi in Ituri Province, on the border with Uganda.
Security Council extends arms, travel restrictions on DR Congo
26-06-2020 | 10:54:00
The Security Council renewed the sanctions regime imposed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo for one year, while extending for 13 months the mandate of a Group of Experts tasked with assisting in the oversight of those measures.
Red Cross calls for swift, extensive response to the new Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
05-06-2020 | 07:25:00
More than 150 trained Red Cross volunteers have been deployed as part of a first wave of response to the latest Ebola outbreak in the Équateur Province, in the western part of Democratic Republic of the Congo.
African Development Bank mobilizes more than $13m to support the CEMAC zone and DR Congo
04-06-2020 | 07:46:00
The African Development Bank granted Abidjan a funding of $13.55 million to support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic within the Economic and Monetary Community Central Africa (CEMAC) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Gilat Telecom completes world's first trials of SD-WAN for both satellite and fiber in Africa
22-04-2020 | 14:32:03
Gilat Telecom has announced the commercial availability of its Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) for both satellite and fiber networks after extensive testing by a major pan-African operator.
DRC to receive $47 million from World Bank to fight the Coronavirus pandemic
06-04-2020 | 09:07:00
The World Bank Group approved $47 million in financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to fund the emergency response to the COVID-19 epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Konnect Africa targets 3,600 DR Congo schools with high speed internet
26-03-2020 | 14:26:00
Konnect Africa, Schoolap and Flash Services have announced a Memorandum of Understanding to connect several thousand schools across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the Internet.
Germany targets DR Congo farmers with $54 million investment
12-03-2020 | 06:05:00
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has contributed $54 million to a resilience building programme in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Germany contributes Eur 50 million to strengthen resilience in Eastern DRC
05-03-2020 | 07:05:00
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has contributed EUR 50 million to a resilience building programme to be implemented by FAO, UNICEF and WFP in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Openserve completes repair of SAT3/WASC line offshore Congo
25-02-2020 | 06:55:00
South Africa's Openserve says it has received confirmation from the cable ship Leon Thevenin that the portion of the SAT3/WASC repair offshore Congo has been completed.
DRC Government and General Electric sign infrastructure agreement
13-02-2020 | 09:37:00
The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and General Electric have announced signing of an MoU in infrastructure projects enabling the increase in the supply of electric energy and health modernization programs.
SES’s and Gilat Telecom’s resilient network restores connectivity in Africa
11-02-2020 | 09:32:00
High-performance internet connectivity was restored in the Democratic Republic of Congo within just four days after the West Africa Cable System undersea cable cut.
DRC partners with AVZ Power to refurbish Mpiana-Mwanga hydro-electric power station
04-02-2020 | 08:26:00
AVZ Minerals announces that its subsidiary AVZ Power, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the DRC Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Energy to investigate refurbishment of the MpianaMwanga hydro-electric power station.
DPO Group extends operations to Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and DR Congo
28-01-2020 | 07:30:00
DPO Group, a payments technology company in Africa, has announced that it is now operating in Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of Congo in francophone Africa.
Bboxx partners with DRC for affordable, reliable and clean electricity to 10 million people by 2024
24-01-2020 | 11:43:00
Bboxx, a British next generation utility company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to bring affordable, reliable and clean electricity to 10 million citizens by 2024.
[Congo] Anglo African Oil & Gas enters a put and call option agreement with Zenith
15-01-2020 | 14:33:04
Anglo African Oil & Gas, an independent oil and gas developer has entered into a term sheet for a put and call option agreement with Zenith Energy over the residual holding of 20 per cent in AAOG Congo.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program announces new grants to fight hunger, poverty in FCV countries
17-12-2019 | 05:45:00
The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) announced that seven projects in countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) will receive grants totaling $97.6 million.
OPEC Fund approves $310m to finance new development projects across the globe
12-12-2019 | 07:05:00
The Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has approved US$310 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.
EU allocates €50 million to fight Ebola and malnutrition in DR Congo
03-12-2019 | 06:54:00
The European Commission has announced €50 million to help the most vulnerable people affected by the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Talia expands satellite services to five African countries
28-11-2019 | 07:08:00
Talia Limited, a communications solutions provider has announced the successful completion of beta testing of its Ka-band High Throughput Satellites (HTS) services in additional African countries.
[DR Congo] Development Banks linked to palm oil abuses
26-11-2019 | 11:57:16
Four European banks are financing a palm oil company that is violating workers’ rights and dumping untreated waste, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
Eutelsat announces satellite broadcast partnership with Orao Telecom Congo
21-11-2019 | 07:32:00
Eutelsat Communications has announced a multiyear contract signature with Orao Telecom Congo for video capacity aboard one of its satellites
IITA launches tissue culture laboratory in DR Congo
19-11-2019 | 12:42:00
IITA, Kalambo station, newly inaugurated as the President Olusegun Obasanjo Research Campus, has commissioned a new tissue culture laboratory.
New Internet Exchange Point in DRC to bring faster and more reliable Internet access in the region
07-11-2019 | 08:39:00
The Internet Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) launched a new Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Lubumbashi to bring faster and more reliable Internet access.
DR Congo government partners with New Cloud Technologies to boost cloud infrastructure
29-10-2019 | 09:03:23
The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Russian company New Cloud Technologies has entered into a partnership.
PhosAgro Group signs partnership with Kropz to promote fertilizer use in South Africa, Ghana and DR Congo
25-10-2019 | 08:22:00
PhosAgro Group, one of the world's leading producers of phosphate-based fertilizers, and Kropz plc., an emerging African phosphate producer, have signed a memorandum of understanding.
[DR Congo] Brussels Airlines launches seven weekly flights to Kinshasa
17-10-2019 | 06:12:00
Belgium national carrier Brussels Airlines is now operating seven flights per week to Kinshasa again.
[Column] Koketso Lediga: Infrastructure and energy are key to a new economic journey in the Democratic Republic of Congo
02-10-2019 | 06:12:00
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), sub-Saharan Africa’s largest country, is known for being a tough place to do business but also one of unexploited economic potential.
Accor signs 3-property deal to introduce Novotel brand in the DRC
26-09-2019 | 07:48:00
Accor, a leading augmented hospitality group, has announced the debut of its successful midscale brand Novotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
[DR Congo] Go.Data mobile app boosts data collection in fight against Ebola
19-09-2019 | 12:41:46
Go.Data is a major innovation in outbreak investigation tools for field data collection.
European Commission announces €34 million humanitarian funding in African Great Lakes region
19-09-2019 | 07:37:43
The European Commission has announced €34.275 million in humanitarian funding to help the most vulnerable people in the Great Lakes region in Africa.
[Column] NJ Ayuk: Between extortion and the sanctity of Petroleum contracts in Nigeria, DRC and Senegal
21-08-2019 | 09:22:00
Last week, a UK commercial court gave reason to a claim by engineering company P&ID, which demands over USD$9 billion from the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal.
Food situation worsens for refugees in Malawi, urgent support required
08-08-2019 | 07:18:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Malawi is deeply concerned about the worsening food situation for approximately 40,000 refugees and asylum-seekers following a cut in the amount of food assistance they receive.
World Bank mobilizes US$300 million to finance the Ebola response in Democratic Republic of Congo
25-07-2019 | 06:27:40
The World Bank Group announced that it is mobilizing up to US$300 million to scale up support for the global response to the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Revenue authorities in Uganda and DR Congo bet on digital infrastructure to enhance trade
12-07-2019 | 06:39:00
Uganda and DR Congo tax institutions have signed the Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System (RECTS) standards operating procedures, marking the launch of the RECTs control centre extension to DRC cargo.
AfDB signs agreement to open Central Africa regional headquarters in Yaoundé, Cameroon
09-07-2019 | 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.
DBSA invests $2.25m development funding in Apalia24, DRC
04-07-2019 | 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.
N'Djamena, Kinshasa, Libreville and Lagos are Africa’s most expensive cities, Mercer Survey
26-06-2019 | 11:25:00
According to Mercer's 25th annual Cost of Living Survey N'Djamena, Chad takes the lead as the highest-ranking city in Africa.
South African companies pleased with trade leads obtained from the DRC
25-06-2019 | 07:33:00
Most of the South African companies that were funded by dti to participate in the 15th edition of the DRC Mining Week exhibition say it has produced good trade leads and tangible results for them.
Afreximbank expresses interest in Brazzaville-Kinshasa Bridge
03-06-2019 | 05:53:27
The African Export-Import Bank is interested in participating in the syndicated facility for the construction of the bridge between Brazzaville and Kinshasa to link the two Congos.
Ahmad Farroukh appointed Smile Telecoms CEO
22-05-2019 | 06:25:06
Smile Telecoms, a Pan-African telecommunications group has appointed Mr. Ahmad Farroukh as Group Chief Executive Officer and Ms. Irene Charnley as Deputy Chairman, respectively, effective 1 June 2019.
BBOXX and Victron Energy to deliver pay-as-you-go solar solutions in DR Congo
16-05-2019 | 07:19:00
BBOXX, a provider of off-grid solar home solutions for rural communities in Africa has entered into an agreement with Victron Energy to provide solar solutions to households across Democratic Republic of Congo.
TransEast selects Sap Business One solution to harmonize operations
07-05-2019 | 08:51:51
With the tenth-fastest growing economy in the world this year, Kenya is in the midst of a transformative period of economic growth and advancement.
DR Congo and Barrick renew commitment to develop gold mining industry
04-04-2019 | 09:29:09
DR Congo’s newly elected President Felix Tshisekedi and Barrick Gold Corporation’s Executive Chairman John Thornton have confirmed their partnership to develop the country’s gold mining industry.
RwandAir to launch three weekly direct flights to Kinshasa DR Congo
04-04-2019 | 07:29:36
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has announced that it will launch flights to Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) effective 17th April, 2019.
AfDB approves $20 million facility for Green Mini-Grid Program in DRC
28-03-2019 | 12:34:13
The AfDB Board has approved the allocation of $20 million in loans to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to support renewable-based mini-grid solutions to the off-grid cities of Isiro, Bumba and Genema.
FSD Africa and Equity Bank Congo target one million people in financial inclusion drive
21-03-2019 | 09:54:00
Farmers, youth, women and small businesses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will gain better access to financial services following the launch of a new project between FSD Africa and Equity Bank Congo.
MTN Congo, Orange Cameroon among 50 companies that have joined TM Forum
14-03-2019 | 10:08:18
TM Forum, the global not-for-profit association focused on digital transformation has announced that 50 new companies joined the Forum in recent months.
[South Africa] AngloGold Ashanti grows margins and cash flow, charts path forward
21-02-2019 | 08:03:00
AngloGold Ashanti achieved guidance for the sixth consecutive year, with improved margins driving significant growth in free cash flow generation.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers acquires stake in BBOXX as it expands to off-grid solar market
16-01-2019 | 11:42:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers has acquired through its African Infrastructure Investment Fund 3 a minority stake in BBOXX’s operations in East Africa.
[DR Congo] Armadale sells Mpokote Gold Project to African Royalty Company
11-01-2019 | 13:02:00
Armadale has entered into final formal sale agreement with African Royalty Company Limited for the sale of the Mpokoto Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
[Angola] Webcor Group acquires Lactiango for $30 million
09-01-2019 | 09:24:17
Lactiangol, Angola's main dairy unit, has been acquired by the Webcor group, in a deal valued at $30 million.
African Metals closes asset sale
04-01-2019 | 08:34:52
Canadian mineral exploration company African Metals Corporation has completed the sale of all or substantially all of its assets as approved by special resolution of its shareholders.
Kazungula Bridge to link, open up markets in eight African countries
04-01-2019 | 06:24:03
Scenes of traders, travelers, fishermen and women crossing the Zambezi river on floating planks, ferries, rickshaw boats, and canoes will soon come to an end.
[DR Congo] Rawbank receives $ 15 million from African Development Bank to boost SMEs
31-12-2018 | 06:10:00
The African Development Bank will boost the private sector in the DRC by providing a $ 15 million credit line to Rawbank.
[DR Congo] Konnect Africa launches internet access solutions for households and SMEs
29-11-2018 | 07:08:00
Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat dedicated to satellite broadband on the African continent, has launched its Internet access offers throughout the Congolese territory.
Yutong reaches 15,000 buses delivered to African markets
26-11-2018 | 11:46:58
Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd. , global bus supplier, has produced its 15,000th bus to be delivered to Africa at its factory in Zhengzhou, Henan Province.
Africell receives $100 million from OPIC to grow foothold in Uganda and DR Congo
12-11-2018 | 11:49:00
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Africell Holdings Limited have signed a commitment letter for $100 million to expand access to telecommunications in Africa.
AfBD, Africa50 to finance Kinshasa - Brazzaville Ink Landmark Bridge Project
08-11-2018 | 06:38:00
On the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum, the African Development Bank and Africa50 have signed an agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo to develop and finance the first road-rail bridge project linking their capitals – Kinshasa and Brazzaville.
50 Million African Women Speak project launched in DR Congo
02-11-2018 | 10:52:33
The Democratic Republic of Congo government has indicated its support for the 50 Million African Women Speak project which has now officially been launched in the country.
International bankers, tech companies target African entrepreneurs with blockchain initiative
24-10-2018 | 09:10:14
A consortium of international bankers, Papersoft Africa, and Digital Transformation company iVEDiX have teamed up to launch a transformative blockchain and digital currency initiative.
Green Climate Fund Board approves three AfDB Green Climate Projects totaling $ 110 million
24-10-2018 | 08:59:33
The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved funding for three proposals from the African Development Bank totaling over $110 million.
Congo Airways to wet lease four aircraft from Ethiopian Airlines
18-10-2018 | 08:40:00
Congo Airways’ present fleet of two Airbus A320 and two Bombardier Q400NextGen will be boosted when four more aircraft, wet leased from Ethiopian Airlines, will arrive in Kinshasa.
Ed-tech startup Schoolap wins the DRC round of Seedstars World
26-09-2018 | 13:35:27
The Ed-tech startup which aims to improve the quality of teaching via the internet by providing access to digital lessons beat 10 other startups to emerge the overall winner.
BBOXX and GE partner to provide energy access in DR Congo
26-09-2018 | 10:51:57
BBOXX , a next generation utility, and General Electric, GE, have launched a partnership to provide energy access for small businesses, schools and other organisations in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Non traditional financing sources key to Central Africa growth, ECA
21-09-2018 | 06:02:00
“Financing industrialization is not only about chasing money,” Antonio Pedro, Director of the ECA Subregional Office for Central Africa has said.
[Column] Five roots to Central Africa’s industrialization
17-09-2018 | 11:36:20
Four years after the oil boom ended and Central African countries faced a sudden reverse in their fortunes from the strong growth of the early 2000’s.
Helios Towers invests in DR Congo mobile infrastructure
23-08-2018 | 08:34:15
Global telecom tower infrastructure company Helios Towers has invested in upgrading and building backbone sites covering 1,800km in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
High mobile sector taxation in DR Congo slowing penetration, report
26-07-2018 | 06:07:00
The GSMA has announced the findings of its latest report, ‘Reforming mobile sector taxation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Enabling economic growth through a supportive tax system’.
AIIM acquires 50% stake in airport holding company, SEGAP
03-07-2018 | 10:39:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers today announces its acquisition of a 50% stake in Société d’Exploitation et de Gestion Aéroportuaires, a holding company with an established portfolio of airport investments across West and Central Africa.
[DR Congo] BBOXX to connect 2.5 million citizens to renewable energy
13-06-2018 | 13:39:31
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has signed a pioneering deal with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will bring reliable, renewable electricity to 2.5 million citizens in the DRC by 2020.
Construction of dry port commissioned at the DRC- Zambia border
05-06-2018 | 10:46:00
Initial steps towards the construction of a $300 million dry port at Kasumbalesa border post, on the DR Congo and Zambia has begun following the commissioning of the project.
Nestlé announces reorganization in Sub-Saharan Africa
29-05-2018 | 10:20:00
Today Nestlé announces a reorganization in Sub-Saharan Africa. These changes will ensure its Sub-Saharan Africa business continues on a healthy growth path, delivering affordable nutrition to as wide a population as possible.
Cease oil exploration efforts in Greater Virunga landscape, Civil Society tells Uganda and DR Congo
22-05-2018 | 16:26:00
The GLACCNR coalition is ready to mobilise and work with host communities to resist plans by Uganda and the DRC to conduct oil activities in the Greater Virunga
Congolese young woman develops new alternative technology to equalise battery power
10-05-2018 | 10:29:00
A Congolese young woman has developed a new alternative technology that could lead to longer-life batteries for EVs and is also relevant to grid stations, satellites and other energy storage systems.
[Column] NJ Ayuk: Congo and OPEC - A marriage of mutual need
01-05-2018 | 08:17:00
The Republic of the Congo has suffered dearly during the oil collapse; and Congolese President Denis Nguesso has pledged that the country would no longer be sitting on the side lines, suffering the effects of global decision-making in the oil industry without a voice.
NovoMoto in the last stage of installing 100 solar lighting equipment in DR Congo
30-04-2018 | 12:20:00
NovoMoto, a spinoff from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is finishing its first 100 solar lighting installations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
UNECA launches campaign to have Central African states operationalize preferential tariff to ease trade
19-04-2018 | 10:30:00
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is launching a campaign to have all countries of the Economic Community of Central African States operationalize the ECCAS Preferential Tariff one of the instruments for easing trade in the zone.
flydubai marks Africa expansion with Kinshasa inaugural
16-04-2018 | 07:00:00
Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down yesterday at N'djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport - FIH). flydubai will operate daily flights to N’djili Airport with an enroute stop in Entebbe.
DR Congo and Uganda among countries to benefit from new Technoserve specialty coffee projects
05-04-2018 | 06:56:45
Nonprofit organization TechnoServe has announced four initiatives to boost the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers. Over the next five years, these new projects are expected to benefit nearly 90,000 farmers in four countries.
Ethiopian Airlines launches three new flights to DRC and Madagascar
03-04-2018 | 08:43:00
Ethiopian Airlines has launched three new flights to Kisangani and Mbuji Mayi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Nosy-Be in Madagascar.
DP World wins 30 year concession for Greenfield Port of Banana in the Democratic Republic of Congo
26-03-2018 | 07:02:57
DP World has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[DR Congo] Rawbank receives $15 million loan from Africa Development Bank to finance capital needs
15-03-2018 | 06:23:53
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has granted a $15 million loan to Congolese bank Rawbank, the country's largest commercial bank with 24 per cent market share and 300,000 customers.
Afreximbank, Development Bank of Central African States in pact to promote trade and regional integration
14-03-2018 | 06:08:24
The African Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank, and the Development Bank of Central African States have entered into a memorandum of understanding to harmonize their efforts in the promotion of trade and regional integration.
Democratic Republic of Congo's government reinstates illegal logging concessions in breach of its own moratorium
22-02-2018 | 06:00:00
The Congolese Minister of Environment, Amy Ambatobe, has reinstated 6,500 km² of logging concessions that were cancelled in August 2016 by the then Environment Minister Robert Bopolo.
Flydubai to start daily flights to DR Congo from April
15-02-2018 | 06:40:00
Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 15 April.
African Development Bank provides $21 million for Central Africa fiber backbone project
25-01-2018 | 06:15:21
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will work towards the realization of a system for fiber optic interconnection between the Central African Republic, Cameroon and Congo.
BBOXX unveils pay-as-you-go solar systems in DR Congo
17-01-2018 | 11:52:03
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has launched large pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar systems in towns and cities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
LCB Bank and Mastercard working together to contribute to the Republic of Congo's economy transformation
23-11-2017 | 06:38:40
LCB Bank, a subsidiary of BMCE Bank Of Africa Morocco Group, and Mastercard have announced their partnership focused on digitizing the Congo's financial economy in support of the countries desire to financially empower its citizens.
South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo to remove obstacles to doing business
13-11-2017 | 10:32:00
South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo have committed to remove hurdles that hinder business interactions between business people of the two countries.
Cape Town winemakers look for trade opportunities in Democratic Republic of Congo
02-11-2017 | 05:33:57
Two Cape Town winemaking companies are optimistic that the Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will give them an opportunity to expand their footprint to the DRC and neighbouring countries.
Dangote Cement strengthen pan African market volume, appoint acting CEO for Congo operation
23-10-2017 | 12:59:46
Pan African cement manufacturer, the Dangote Cement has maintained its strong hold in the Nigeria domestic cement market accounting for 65 percent of the Nigerian market volume.
AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries
20-10-2017 | 06:58:00
The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.
Moneytrans launches first mobile money transfer application in Democratic Republic of Congo
18-09-2017 | 06:30:20
Moneytrans, a fintech company serving migrants has launched a smart and convenient mobile application that can send money in minutes, in and out of Africa, to one of its 250,000 points.
Guinea and DR Congo join Africa50
14-09-2017 | 06:06:00
Pan-African infrastructure investment platform Africa50, has welcomed Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo as its latest members.
Pact and Microsoft expand fight against child labour in DR Congo mining
31-08-2017 | 05:45:00
Pact and Microsoft Corp. have announced an expanded partnership to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
[Startup Interview] Mike Bondo, CEO and Co founder, McShop, Democratic Republic of Congo
06-07-2017 | 12:13:00
A high demand for South African products by people in his native country of DR Congo on perceived quality, was the spark that inspired Mike Bondo to start an online shop dubbed McShop connecting buyers to local and international brands