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Finnfund and Nokia join hands to close digital gap in South Africa
30-11-2023 | 07:15:00
Finnfund’s investment bridges the digital divide in South Africa with help of technology from Nokia.
Yedpay collaborates with Mastercard to lead the future of payment technology
13-11-2023 | 06:04:00
Yedpay, a Hong Kong-based payment technology company, has partnered with Mastercard to provide a new payment tool for real-time cash flow.
OCP, UM6P et Regrow sign a partnership to develop a MRV system
08-11-2023 | 07:30:00
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.
EU and Finnfund to mobilise more than €1 billion of sustainable investments in digital infrastructure
30-10-2023 | 06:48:00
EU and Finnfund launch the Africa Connected Programme to mobilise more than €1 billion of sustainable investments in digital infrastructure.
iiDENTIFii and Zanaco partner to accelerate digital financial inclusion in Zambia
12-10-2023 | 10:12:09
This was the key topic under discussion at a recent panel discussion between iiDENTIFii and Zanaco at the Digital Government Africa (DGA) Summit.
MAX expands operations into Cameroon and Ghana
11-10-2023 | 14:20:00
MAX partners with OEMs, EV manufacturers, and fleet owners to provide vehicle financing and subscriptions to gig drivers and mobility entrepreneurs via termed contracts and service bundles.
[Interview] Kenneth Njeru, Director of Africa Afya Healthcare
25-09-2023 | 12:17:00
I started my company in 2019 October at the age of 20. My first immediate costs were registering my company which cost about 80US Dollars and having the website done at about 400US Dollars.
Kia partners with Fixit45 to offer genuine auto parts and quality aftersales services to customers
21-09-2023 | 10:24:21
Kia Nigeria, the leading automobile brand in Nigeria has partnered with Fixit45 to offer customers genuine spare parts and exceptional after-sales service.
Salt Capital acquires a stake in African disruptive technology firm Response24
18-09-2023 | 13:38:48
Salt Capital to announce the signing of Salt Equity I’s first investment into Response24, a B2B SaaS platform technology company specialising in monitoring and reducing response times for emergency, security, and service driven sectors across Africa.
TCL Dubai crowned electronics Company of the Year at 2023 International Business Awards
25-08-2023 | 09:20:00
TCL, the global top 2 TV brand and top 1 98-inch TV brand, has clinched the illustrious Gold Stevie Award for Large Electronics Company of the Year at the 20th International Business Awards
[Column] Shane Chorley: The advantages and disadvantages of different fibre deployment methods
24-08-2023 | 13:48:08
Fibre deployment: The advantages and disadvantages of different fibre deployment methods by Shane Chorley, CEO at Frogfoot Networks
Jumia étend sa présence en Afrique du Nord
07-08-2023 | 16:40:00
Jumia, le leader du commerce électronique en Algérie a annoncé dans un communiqué rendu public hier son nouveau plan d’expansion.
USTDA, Ilitha partner on WiFi connectivity in South Africa’s Townships
13-07-2023 | 14:20:00
he U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Ilitha Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd for a feasibility study that will help provide reliable and affordable internet access to more than five million people living in South Africa’s townships.
Hantec Group has announced its expansion in Africa
10-07-2023 | 09:47:04
Hantec Group celebrates 33 years of accomplishments and announces expansion in Africa.
TCL launches its new C645 QLED TVs for exceptional colour performance and endless entertainment
26-06-2023 | 08:00:00
TCL Electronics (1070.HK), the global top 2 TV brand and top 1 98-inch TV brand, has recently revealed its new TCL 4K QLED TV C645 .
[Column] Liban Gaashaan: Unleashing the Power of Telecoms in Ethiopia
19-06-2023 | 17:25:40
Ethiopia, one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa, is becoming a promising destination for telecom firms looking to expand their business operations.
[Interview] Hontinfinde Jean: Co-Fondateur, CTO chez Arnio
31-05-2023 | 11:30:00
Arnio est une nouvelle marque de classe mondial dans la conception et le développement de véhicule électrique en Afrique.
Oakantswe Construction has secured funding through the Abadali Equity Equivalent Investment Programme
11-05-2023 | 14:32:00
The Abadali Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), which is administered by Edge Growth, has invested in Oakantswe Construction and Projects, a 100% black female owned and managed electrical contracting firm.
Les investisseurs japonais déclarent vouloir faire plus d’affaires avec l’Afrique
11-05-2023 | 10:40:00
Le gouvernement, les parlementaires, les grandes entreprises et les start-ups du Japon manifestent un intérêt croissant pour investir davantage en Afrique.
FSD Africa, Swiss Re Foundation and National Bank of Rwanda to launch BimaLab Africa Acceleration Program
11-05-2023 | 10:33:32
FSD Africa, Swiss Re Foundation and National Bank of Rwanda launch partnership to boost financial inclusion in nine African countries.
AfDB and Africa Fintech Network sign $525,000 grant to strengthen development of fintech in Africa
27-04-2023 | 11:56:00
The African Development Bank has signed a $525,000 grant agreement with Africa Fintech Network (AFN) for the setup of the Africa Fintech Hub, an online portal that will serve as a one-stop shop for all fintech activities in Africa.
Establishment of Special Economic Zones for the production of Battery Electric Vehicles in DRC and Zambia
12-04-2023 | 13:43:40
Afreximbank and ECA sign framework agreement towards establishing Special Economic Zones for the production of Battery Electric Vehicles in DRC and Zambia
Audi Volkswagen Middle East announces collaboration with DHL in the Middle East & Africa
02-03-2023 | 10:56:24
udi Volkswagen Middle East (AVME) announces DHL Global Forwarding as its new warehousing partner for the entire spare parts supply chain in the Middle East, for the Volkswagen and Audi brands.
uqudo in partnership with TECH5 supports countries in organizing free and fair elections
16-02-2023 | 12:09:00
uqudo’s leading digital identity platform combined with TECH5’s top-tier facial authentication and liveness technologies provides a smooth and secure voter identity verification for elections.
Qualcomm introduces the World's First 5G NR-Light Modem-RF system to fuel a new wave of 5G devices
09-02-2023 | 18:58:13
Snapdragon X35 features a streamlined architecture to achieve lower cost, reduced complexity, decreased power consumption, and smaller form factors.
Hisense opens first B2B showroom in South Africa
25-11-2022 | 11:20:00
Hisense, the global home appliance and consumer electronics brand, has announced the opening of its first B2B showroom in South Africa.
South Africa decided to re-capitalize Denel, the state-owned aerospace and defence company
27-10-2022 | 12:50:35
The decision to re-capitalise the state-owned aerospace and defence company with R3.4bn, announced by the Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana in his medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS).
MauBank lance son Green Financing Scheme destiné aux particuliers et entreprises
26-09-2022 | 09:51:00
Encourager la réduction des émissions polluantes, et promouvoir l’adoption et l’utilisation de l’énergie propre et renouvelable. Tels sont les objectifs que s’est fixé la MauBank en lançant le Green Financing Scheme à l’intention des particuliers et des entreprises.
Cameroonian digital business card provider Taaply raises $500k
05-09-2022 | 11:39:00
The Cameroon-based Taaply, which began life digitising business cards, has raised US$500,000 in funding as it announces the release of a new app and website update.
MTN Rwanda introduces extended warranty and repair services for smartphones.
29-08-2022 | 11:57:00
This service is launching soon after MTN Rwanda’s announcement that it would be launching a device financing initiative in partnership with Bank of Kigali, offering customers the opportunity to buy brand new smartphones on credit.
Ericsson and Google continue to push the envelope on network slicing
29-08-2022 | 09:42:27
Ericsson and Google continue to push the envelope on network slicing, bringing the full range of benefits of 5G one step closer to consumers, by demonstrating multiple network slices on a single device that cater to both consumer and enterprise applications.
African Space and Satellite Industry now valued at USD 19.49 Billion
22-08-2022 | 12:59:31
The African space economy in 2021 is valued at USD 19.49 billion and is projected to grow by 16.16% to USD 22.64 billion by 2026. The industry employs over 19,000 people across the continent.
Moov Africa Startup Challenge 2022
18-08-2022 | 14:13:00
Moov Africa Startup Challenge 2022 est une compétition qui consiste à faire concourir des startups innovantes dans les domaines de la Santé, de la Finance, de l’Agriculture, des villes intelligentes, de l’internet des objets et du gaming.
USTDA Supports Morocco’s First Smart Grid Deployment
01-08-2022 | 10:41:00
U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Régie Autonome de Distribution d’Eau et d’Electricité de Marrakech (RADEEMA), Marrakech’s electricity and water utility, for a feasibility study to transform the power distribution infrastructure in Marrakech into a smart grid.
Jumia, Realme partner to accelerate mobile adoption
14-07-2022 | 14:55:55
Mobile adoption is rising steadily in Africa, driven mainly by digital transformation. This makes the continent an important market for major phone manufacturers.
Americana Restaurants partners with Miso Robotics
17-06-2022 | 12:21:29
Americana Restaurants, a leading quick-service restaurant operator in the MENA region, had entered into a partnership agreement with Miso Robotics, a US-based company transforming the restaurant industry through robotics and intelligent automation.
First electric minibus taxi set to launch in South Africa
10-06-2022 | 10:49:00
A project team of companies and research institutions announced a research partnership to investigate and advance the feasibility of an electric minibus taxi in South African conditions by testing production vehicles in South Africa in 2023.
Kenyan BNPL company Lipa Later on boards Hotpoint Appliances as new electronics partner
29-03-2022 | 12:28:00
Lipa Later, a payment option that allows customers to purchase commodities through affordable monthly instalments has on-boarded Hotpoint as a new retail partner.
L'AfDB et le Madagascar signent des accords de 36,5 millions d’euros pour des réseaux de transport d’électricité
19-11-2021 | 10:05:00
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement et le gouvernement de Madagascar ont signé des accords de financement de 36,48 millions d’euros pour le renforcement et interconnexion des réseaux de transport d’énergie électrique à Madagascar.
AfDB approves $57.67 million loan to Eskom to boost electricity generation from renewable sources
01-11-2021 | 10:29:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $57.67 million loan to Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd that will increase electricity generation from reliable and efficient renewable energy sources.
Samsung Electronics launches its first-ever MENA newsroom
01-10-2021 | 09:34:00
Samsung Electronics announced the launch of Samsung Newsroom Middle East and North Africa (MENA), which will serve as the official news source of Samsung Electronics for MENA media and consumers.
Le Secrétaire Général de l’OPEP entame sa visite historique en RDC
25-08-2021 | 08:44:00
S.E. Mohammed Barkindo, Secrétaire Général de l’Organisation des pays exportateurs de pétrole, a été reçu par S.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Ministre des hyrdocarbures du Congo-Brazzaville.
Lenovo introduces new Android tablets and Smart clock at MWC
28-06-2021 | 10:19:01
As the lines separating our relaxation time from hours spent working or learning start to blur, Lenovo is helping consumers rediscover their happy place with mobile experiences that make adapting to today’s new hybrid lifestyle much easier by introducing new Android tablets and Smart clock.
Samsung has introduced the two newest members of its Galaxy Tab Portfolio
28-05-2021 | 10:15:00
Samsung has introduced the newest members of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Portfolio, Galaxy Tab S7 FE which offers fan favorite features with 12.4-inch display at an affordable price and compact Galaxy Tab A7 Lite which is the perfect companion for entertainment on the go
[Kenya] Samsung electronics provides UNHCR with 1,000 Galaxy tabs for refugee youth education
10-05-2021 | 11:57:00
Samsung Electronics has donated 1,000 Galaxy Tab devices to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, which will be delivered to 15 locations including schools and community centers in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya.
[Rwanda] Plans to eliminate HFCs under Montreal protocol
05-04-2021 | 10:28:29
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol was signed in Kigali in 2016 where signatories successfully penned the historic agreement that sought to avoid up to 0.5°C of global warming by the end of the century.
[Rwanda] Volkswagen unveils new EV charging station
05-04-2021 | 09:43:37
Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda unveiled a new charging station, thanks to a partnership between the company, Siemens and Radisson Blue Hotel.
Elaraby leverages cloud to deliver efficiency across businesses in Egypt, Africa and Middle East
01-04-2021 | 10:01:05
Riverbed® has announced that Elaraby Group, an Egyptian manufacturer and retailer of home electronics, has maximized the value of its Microsoft Office 365 investment by deploying Riverbed® SaaS Accelerator.
[Cameroon] France’s Cegelec to deliver a 105 km transmission line to electrify 150 villages
24-03-2021 | 07:35:00
At the end of 2021, the French Cegelec will deliver a 105 km transmission line to electrify 150 villages which will boost the economic development of the region after the completion of the Lom Pangar dam power plant and transport infrastructure.
10MW solar power plant to be built in DR Congo with Egypt’s support
10-02-2021 | 10:04:00
The Democratic Republic of Congo has just signed an agreement with Egypt for the establishment of a solar power plant in the Central African country.
LG smart TVs to get Stadia cloud gaming in late 2021
13-01-2021 | 11:14:00
LG Electronics (LG) announced a planned partnership with Google to bring Stadia to its latest webOS smart TVs in the second half of this year.
LG commits to expansion strategy in Middle East and Africa as most trusted HVAC partner
06-10-2020 | 09:36:00
A senior executive at LG Electronics communicated the company’s intention to expand the company’s presence in the Middle East and Africa HVAC industry.