Trezor Bitcoin has introduced Trezor Academy & Bitcoineta to spread Bitcoin knowledge to all Africans.
The country's boarding schools have long held a reputation for academic excellence, discipline, and holistic development. International parents often contemplate enrolling their children in Swiss institutions, attracted by the promise of a world-class education amidst the Alps.
LG Electronics (LG) has embarked on strengthening its local network of dealers and partners by training and equipping them to handle its new generation heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technology.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) today in Cairo launched an African Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Programme under its Creative Africa Nexus Initiative (CANEX).
The Tanzania eLibrary Project entails the widespread deployment of Snapplify's cutting-edge eLibrary platform to every school in Tanzania.
Konza Technopolis has launched the first ever Jitume Lab for youth with special needs at the Machakos Technical Training Institute for the Blind. The launch was presided over by the Chief of Staff and Head of Public Service, Mr. Felix Koskei.
Giga, the global initiative to connect every school in the world to the Internet by 2030 has announced that it is now operational in 30 countries.
Carnegie Mellon Trustee Ray Lane and Stephanie Lane invest $25 Million in CMU's Computational Biology Department.
OCP Group, the world’s largest phosphate-based fertilizer producer, the University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P), and American agriculture startup Regrow have signed a strategic partnership to develop an MRV (Measuring, Reporting, and Verification) system specific to African soil.
Saray Khumalo, the first African woman to summit Mount Everest and founder and executive director of Summit With a Purpose has been on a mission to make literacy more accessible to children in South Africa.
Delegates call for new global compass to boost economic environment and supercharge renewable energy investments.
La Banque africaine de développement appuie le nouveau Centre d’excellence pour les compétences aéronautiques du Rwanda avec plus de 23 millions de dollars.
Oasis Capital Ghana, an SME growth equity investor in West Africa, has announced the successful exit of its holdings in Legacy Girls College (LGC), an educational institution based in Ghana catering exclusively to female students.
Nuvei and Esenda’s market-leading technology is enabling schools to accept online transactions, in many cases for the first time.
MediaTek, the global fabless semiconductor giant responsible for powering nearly two billion connected devices annually, has unveiled a strategic partnership with Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications leader, aimed at enhancing mobile connectivity across Nigeria.
British International Investment partners with Access Bank Plc to extend $60 million trade finance facility
British International Investment partners with Access Bank Plc extended $60 million to ensure availability of key commodities across import-dependent economies and critical inputs for manufacturing goods, medicine, commodities, construction, food and agriculture across five African countries.
South African universities set for enhanced connectivity to improve research and learning opportunities
This pioneering initiative aims to revolutionise higher education through widespread fibre connectivity, ensuring that students and researchers across South Africa can access cutting-edge resources and technology, fostering equitable access to opportunities.
The program aims to integrate the company’s renowned cybersecurity expertise and Kaspersky’s latest technologies into teaching, providing two types of liaising with universities.
Smart Africa et l'ALU ont signé un protocole d’accord pour renforcer les capacités dans le secteur public
Smart Africa et l’African Leadership University (ALU) ont signé un protocole d’accord visant à renforcer les capacités des dirigeants du secteur public africain.
lobeducate invests in International Education Group alongside Saham, as Tana Africa Capital exits the business.
[South Africa] Rhodes Business School partner with eLearnAfrica to develop Virtual Learning Environment
Rhodes Business School has entered into a partnership with eLearnAfrica to develop a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), to fulfil the School’s goal of enabling its AMBA accredited MBA to reach into Africa and beyond
Bitcoin investor to announce that a crypto investor has used bitcoin to buy 98% of all the solar cells in the Pretoria Boys High solar project.
South African development funder, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Bank of China (BoC) have signed a Framework Agreement aimed at strengthening regional trade and investment.
IHS Côte d'Ivoire joins UNICEF’s “Reimagining Côte d'Ivoire Without Violence Against Children” Campaign
IHS Côte d’Ivoire, part of the IHS Holding Limited group, one of the largest independent owners, operators, and developers of shared communications infrastructure in the world by tower count, has announced a new collaboration with UNICEF Côte d’Ivoire for child protection.
[Column] Chika Idoko: Bridging the divide: Confronting Socioeconomic inequality In Sub-Saharan Africa
As leaders who support mainstreaming equality, diversity, and inclusion, we aim to ensure that every individual, regardless of their background, enjoys the same rights, opportunities, and dignity.
Light For the World and Mastercard Foundation partner to enable youth employment for Young Africans with disabilities.
Ethiopian Aviation University graduates over 1500 aviation professionals from seven African countries
The graduates are from Pilot Training, Aviation Maintenance, Commercial, Cabin Crew Schools, and Hotel Operation.
Satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider Intelsat and MaxIQ Space, a pioneer in space-focused STEM education have now completed this year’s STEM Space program with student project presentations and an awards ceremony.
Microsoft-backed FAST Accelerator Launches 2nd Cohort of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program to Boost African Startups
RuraTech, a private company with a social intent spearheading a number of digital literacy projects, is supporting learners in rural and disadvantaged areas of the country to be part of this movement through its digital library initiative.
Le Luxembourg étend son soutien au Fonds pour l’inclusion financière de la Banque européenne d’investissement
Le Fonds pour l’inclusion financière (FIF) propose des opérations d’assistance technique ciblant des institutions de microfinance en Afrique ainsi que dans les Caraïbes et le Pacifique
A group of university lecturers from various universities have graduated from a rigorous skilling and immersion program in teaching and research organized by the Microsoft Africa Development Centre.
Multi-asset broker Exness is extending its popular Fintech Scholarships program to Kenya in partnership with the United States International University (USIU).
Digital literacy is increasingly proving to be one of the most effective ways of addressing this problem. Technology enables learner access to high-quality, interactive, engaging educational material.
La connectivité panafricaine, les services numériques et les plateformes numériques de Vodafone, Vodacom et Safaricom soutiennent la transformation numérique de l'Afrique.
Flutterwave has launched Tuition, a new payment product to allow African users to conveniently pay various fees to educational institutions within Africa and overseas using their local currencies.
Binance Academy, the education arm of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has announced a partnership with Coursera, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms with over 124 million learners globally.
By opening up new opportunities for African youth to learn and for teachers to connect with students in the most remote and rural communities, these resources play an integral role in improving African education systems.
Afin d'accroître la connectivité numérique en République démocratique du Congo, l'un des pays les moins connectés d'Afrique subsaharienne, IFC a annoncé une financement en faveur de la société Eastcastle Infrastructure pour l'aider à déployer des tours de télécommunications dans le pays.
L’Institut national polytechnique Houphouët-Boigny (INP-HB) de Côte d’Ivoire a lancé la construction de sa nouvelle école d’agro-technologie, la « Digital Farming School », en partenariat avec le Groupe OCP.
CPS and African School of Economics join forces to establish University and Research Labs in Fumba Town
CPS to announce its partnership with the African School of Economics (ASE), spearheaded by Prof Leonard Wantchekon, the esteemed President and Founder.
Un site web, plusieurs langues : Comment Bolingo Consult aide les organisations à surmonter les défis en matière de communication
One Website, Multiple languages: Bolingo Consult helps organizations to deal with miscommunication by using technology.
A team of four students from the United States International University-Africa, and winners in the education category of the 2023 Imagine Cup world finals qualifying round have won the World Championship.
Elevate your classroom into a collaborative and innovative hub with GWS (Google Workspace) for Education - empowering learners and teachers to reach new heights!
Ady Namaran Coulibaly is Operations Manager at Bolingo Consult, she is dedicated to providing localization and multicultural insights for Africa and its languages to Language Services Buyers and LSPs.
Nigerian ed-tech, uLesson, has secured an online university license for Miva University, its new platform for tertiary education.
WEMA Bank has announced the launch of its flagship capacity-building programme for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, the Wema SME Business School 5.0.
Safaricom and the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) have today announced a partnership launching the HELB Mobile Wallet and HELB M-PESA Mini App. T
Le Fonds africain de développement et Smart Africa Alliance lancent un projet de 1,5 million de dollars pour améliorer les écosystèmes du commerce numérique et électronique en Afrique
African School of Economics launches 5G mobile technology spaces for distributed learning and remote work
In collaboration with partner universities in Africa and Finland, the African School of Economics (ASE) has announced the launch of Africa's first 5G Mokki Tech Space, a network of immersive digital learning and remote work environments connected via fifth-generation mobile communication technology.
I&M Foundation has signed a KES 6.25M grant to enable over two dozen students living in informal settlements in Nairobi to learn software development.
Ericsson and Smart Africa Digital Academy collaborated to enhance critical digital skills of senior public sector officials.
Networking giant Cisco has announced plans to train ICT professionals in the country through a new partnership with the ICT Authority.
Kenya and Rwanda Tuesday signed an agreement in 10 areas of cooperation to enhance relations. The Memorandum of Understanding will establish mechanisms for effective cooperation in Education, ICT, Gender and Child Development, Youth and Capacity Development for the Public Service.
Airtel Rwanda and UNICEF Rwanda team up to increase access to digital learning for school children in Rwanda
Airtel Rwanda and UNICEF Rwanda has announced a partnership to help accelerate the roll-out of digital learning through connecting schools to the internet and ensuring access to learning platforms in Rwanda.
Syngenta Group launches new agricultural innovation collaboration and accelerator platform to address critical scientific and technological challenges.
EBRD and ACAMS launch two scholarship programmes for anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance training.
Joel Daniel is the founder of Solutions Platforms, a company that grooms young people to succeed and have global relevance by leveraging its various programs designed to foster international education.
almentor secures a $10mn investment round led by e& capital to bridge the education gap for 10 million Arabic speakers.
Lancement du programme i-dice pour promouvoir les technologies numériques et les industries créatives
Le gouvernement fédéral du Nigéria a lancé une initiative visant à promouvoir l'esprit d'entreprise et l'innovation dans les technologies numériques et les industries créatives.
The extended three-year programme will be delivered by Save the Children and UNHCR, in partnership with the Government of Uganda, and will support the inclusion in the national education system of more than 122,000 refugees.
Impact Investing Ghana has begun the operational setup of its innovative Ci-Gaba Fund of Funds that seeks to unlock $75 million in local and international funding for local capital providers, who are investing in SMEs to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Forum de l'African Business Roundtable: Que peuvent faire les gouvernements Africains pour renforcer le secteur privé du continent?
African Business Rountable (ABR), créé par le Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement en 1990, est la principale association d'entreprises et de chefs d'entreprise d'Afrique et représente la Société Africaine des Affaires auprès des Nations Unies.
[Column] Batya Blankers: How an income share agreement can improve access to quality education for Sub-Saharan Africa
Tertiary education has long been positively associated with economic development. While definitions and contexts can vary, tertiary education generally refers to any formal skills development beyond high school or secondary school.
Masterclass sur la préparation des projets de l'African Business Roundtable Séminaire Web gratuit, 27 juillet
Après des discussions avec diverses institutions de conseil et d'investissement, et afin d'attirer davantage les investissements vers les projets, le secrétariat de l'African Business Roundtable, en association avec Afreximbank, a conçu le "Project Preparation Masterclass"
After discussions with a variety of advisory and investment institutions, and to further attract investment to projects, the African Business Roundtable Secretariat in association with Afreximbank has designed the “Project Preparation Masterclass”.
Africa has the youngest population in the world, representing an enormous opportunity for the continent’s growth and the opportunity to become leaders as global citizens – provided these energetic, creative young people can achieve their true potential.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: South Sudan remains a strategic player in the region’s petroleum industry
Owing to its strategic position at the heart of a wider Nile Basin-East Africa hydrocarbons-rich area, South Sudan is emerging as the hub for petroleum industry services and exploration in the region.
Ubongo is a Pan-African social enterprise that creates localised edutainment to help Africa's 440 million kids learn, and leverage their learning to change their lives.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: National GDP for Q3 sees increase, amid growing economic concerns
The Nigerian Minister for labour recently has affirmed that more needed to be done in order for the employment crisis to be mitigated. He did allow that much has been done, but a lot of action still was required if the problem was to be tackled from the roots.
Almasi Ndangili is the founder of Imarisha East Africa Productions Ltd, a Kenya-based talent academy promoting education through edutainment.
Training Centre in Communication is a centre that works with researchers, research institutes and governments in Sub Sahara Africa to produce and improve their research output and visibility.
Nearly seven years ago, when I became president of Yale University, five of the top twelve-and eleven of the top twenty-of the world’s fastest growing economies were in Africa.
The Free Trade Zone is an excellent idea and can be implemented to become a global reality that benefits the whole world, and not just Africa
Eric Vondee is the Ghanaian entrepreneur that founded, in 2015, a company dedicated to brining education into Ghanaian homes through private tutoring on demand.
James Maina is a Kenyan social entrepreneur using his passion to transform and impact communities across the country. He exclusively talked to Africa Business Communities about social enterprising, as he narrates his business story.
Dr. Jill Sawers is an innovation, business and entrepreneurship development specialist that co-founded FEMTECH to roll out in Africa an experiential training programme for women entrepreneurs running technology-enabled businesses.
Kirsty Chadwick, a citizen of New Zealand, puts to work her passion for education and the technology at her disposal to create innovative, cost effective and fully customised e-learning solutions.
Kathryn Main is an advocate of financial literacy and believes it is a cornerstone of prosperity and security for any community. The author of 'Raising Money Savvy Kids', she runs her company in Johannesburg, South Africa, delivering financial education in a number of ways.
Despite spirited efforts to provide affordable education to all in Zambia, more than 80,000 children of school going age are out of school.
In the recent years, South Africa has continued to prove that it is one of the most diverse and promising emerging markets in Africa. The country has become a key global hub for investment, innovation and research.
The tech startup fever has been spreading across the globe like bush-fire and Africa has not been left out in this bandwagon. More and more people are entering into the tech space because technology never gets old and new inventions keep evolving.
ADvTECH has announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.
Kenya’s public institutions have this week increased their investments in technology to improve service delivery and address some of the most pressing problems in a development that is receiving thumbs up from both local and international players.
International organisations have shown an increased interest in the Nigerian economy since the stablization of the dollar and the exit from the recent crisis that befell the country.
As industries grow, so does the job market, consumer satisfation and investor confidence. Nigeria is gaining a reputation as fertile ground for both business expansion and takeoff point for startups.
There is no shortage of opinions with regards to what needs to be done to improve economies of Africa. Experts from diverse fields advocate for different solutions, some tailored to fit their field interests, others seeming to stem from a place of general betterment.
Known for its aggressive approach in selling its economic sectors, Kenya has this week been on a charm offensive, as both public and private players step up efforts to win investors and grow businesses.
I contend that the educational system in Africa is ripe for reform, both in terms of the physical infrastructure by means of which educational content is delivered and in terms of the ways in which education is theorised and spoken about.
[Africa Tech Week] Beyond borders partnerships herald new ICT dawn, Great tidings for tech startups, investment in technology soars
The Africa tech week has been abuzz with news of cross border public and private sector partnerships, companies aligning themselves with the burgeoning demands of the continent’s ICT sector and the growing IT spend.
Besides its flagship MBA programme the school has the largest specialized masters’ programmes in South African business schools
Every January just before the start of the new school year, parents in Kenya and across Africa often face a huge headache: purchasing textbooks and school uniforms for the school year ahead.
With developing technology that has promoted reliable and stable internet connectivity among east African countries, students from the region can now take their courses in the comfort of their homes.
Africa, continent of the youth, aims at a skills gap between rich and poor. But online education can be one important tool to improve the access to higher education.
Africa Business Communities interviews Maria Morapedi, Director of elearning platform for African corporate businesses, eTree Courses.
The rate of technological advancement in Africa is growing rapidly. Introduction of computer and internet in the 20th century has significantly improved the way of life across the globe and in the African continent.
Africa is a continent which is filled with many young men and women, some of which have the aspirations and potential to pursue a career in the medical field.
Today, new technologies including information communication technology (ICT) and e-learning have become the driving force in the education sector in Kenya.
More and more learners are turning to online courses that enable them to participate in education over the web, at a distance from campus. Debates rage over how best to implement e-learning, particularly in regions such as Sub-Sahara Africa which are ripe for educational reform.