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Eni, Nairobi office of Italian Agency for Development Cooperation sign MoU to develop joint initiatives in Kenya
23-07-2021 | 10:20:00
Eni, through its subsidiary Eni Kenya, and the Nairobi Office of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) signed an MoU to identify possible collaboration opportunities in the areas of agriculture and value-chain development.
ECOWAS launches Regional Trade Promotion Organization Network
22-07-2021 | 15:18:31
The ECOWAS Trade Promotion Organisation (TPO) Network is a public-sector led entity and will work in partnership with the ECOWAS commission to drive inclusive trade development initia-tives within West Africa and beyond.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why goodwill is essential for lucrative trade relations
22-07-2021 | 09:27:01
Whilst Kenya and Tanzania have for years shared strong trade relations, non-tariff barriers, high cost of production and cheap imports from outside the East Africa Community (EAC) region have impacted trade between the two countries.
Galileo’s equipment speeds up deployment of CNG stations in Egypt
21-07-2021 | 09:23:00
Galileo Technologies will supply Egypt with 500 CNG dispensers and 200 Microbox Core™ MX200 compressor packages. These will equip the service stations of NGVC and GASTEC, two partially state-owned NGV companies.
African Development Fund extends $4.25m loan to modernize tax collection, boost revenue in Lesotho
20-07-2021 | 09:18:00
The African Development Bank approved a loan of $4.25 million to the Lesotho Revenue Authority to provide digital tax services, including e-taxation and e-payment, that will broaden the country’s tax base and boost government revenue.
ADFD supports road infrastructure development project in Rwanda
16-07-2021 | 16:14:00
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), signed agreement with the Government of Rwanda to provide a concessionary loan valued at $15 million to finance the Rambura – Nyange section of the Rubengera- Muhanga road project.
AfDB, KOAFEC fund database system to improve utility regulation for Public Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ghana
16-07-2021 | 12:34:00
AfDB and KOAFEC Trust Fund have funded a Database Management System (DBMS) to improve the operations and functions of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) of Ghana.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Broadband connectivity is fueling economic growth in Africa
15-07-2021 | 14:49:00
This week, Eocband has partnered with Workonline, one of the largest IP transit providers on the African continent to boost internet connectivity in Ghana.
Agriculture stakeholders root for partnership to build resilient food systems in Africa
12-07-2021 | 11:45:00
Speaking during the Alliance for a Green Revoluton in Africa (AGRA) organized Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Summit, speakers reiterated that food security cannot be achieved without a gvernment facilitated enabling environemnt for agribusiness to thrive.
ReconAfrica, NAMCOR granted seismic permit for Kavango Basin onshore Namibia
09-07-2021 | 09:47:00
ReconAfrica announced that Namibia’s Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism issued the Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) for the initial 2D seismic program to be conducted in the Kavango East and West regions of NE Namibia.
[Nigeria] Parliament approves long-delayed oil and gas bill
05-07-2021 | 10:31:00
Nigeria's oil sector reform bill, expected since 2008, was finally passed by parliament on Thursday, a historic moment for Africa's top oil producer.
Driving Africa’s energy future with the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement
01-07-2021 | 08:07:07
One of the industries that can benefit from AfCFTA is the energy sector, both the traditional oil and gas operators as well as the growing number of renewable enterprises.
[Column] Hardeep Sound: The pandemic’s impact in East Africa demands accelerated digital transformation
30-06-2021 | 08:59:45
Facing the prospect of a rapidly growing youth population, countries in the region are in a race to equip their youth with the digital skills they need to drive economic growth and innovation.
IFC, government of Morocco partner to drive economic recovery
28-06-2021 | 08:04:00
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), with the Moroccan Ministry of Finance, Economy, and Administration Reform to reiterate IFC's support to the country's new development roadmap.
Ministry of ICT Launches AJIRA Digital Club at Egerton University
28-06-2021 | 07:47:56
The clubs are run by students, for students and act as additional training, incubation and mentorship forums that help equip the students to access digital and digitally-enabled job opportunities.
NCDMB, NNPC invest in N10.5bn brass petroleum products terminal in Nigeria
25-06-2021 | 14:21:00
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and ZED Energy signed shareholders agreement on the construction of Brass Petroleum Products Terminal.
[Kenya] KRA to collect Kshs. 6.8 trillion in the next three years
25-06-2021 | 14:02:00
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), is estimated to collect Kshs. 6.8 trillion over the period 2021/22 to 2023/2024 financial years.
[South Africa] Government and stakeholders sign Master Plan for steel and metal fabrication sector
25-06-2021 | 13:57:25
South African Minister for Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, along with industry stakeholders from the steel and metal fabrication sector signed a Master Plan for the sector.
[South Africa] Karpowership denied environmental authorisation for development of gas to power via powerships
25-06-2021 | 13:45:00
The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has reached a decision on the three applications which were submitted in October 2020 by Karpowership for an environmental authorisation for the development of gas to power via powerships.
Motorcycle helmet safety initiative launches in Kenya
25-06-2021 | 08:41:00
A national motorcycle helmet coalition is to be established in Kenya as part of a major effort to increase motorcycle and motorised three-wheeler safety for riders and their passengers.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: MTN is investing $1.5 billion to expand broadband access across Nigeria
24-06-2021 | 15:13:00
MTN announced plans to invest 640 billion naira, approximately US$1.5 billion, over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country.
[Kenya] Early bird incentive offered to investors at Konza Technopolis
24-06-2021 | 06:31:00
Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) has announced an early bird incentive to investors taking up land for development at Konza Technopolis (KT).
[South Sudan] Ministry of Petroleum launches first oil licensing round
23-06-2021 | 09:44:00
The Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) of the Republic of South Sudan, has announced the launch of the country’s first Oil Licensing Round.
World Bank partners with African Union to support rapid vaccination for up to 400 million people in Africa
22-06-2021 | 12:41:42
In a boost to the African Union’s target to vaccinate 60% of the continent’s population by 2022, the World Bank and the AU announced that they are partnering to support the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) initiative.
Ghana Cocoa Board, Bühler sign agreement to build local processing capacity
22-06-2021 | 12:16:00
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), signed an agreement with Bühler to build Ghana’s local cocoa processing and value addition capacity through training, product development and technology guidance.
UAE suspends flights from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Namibia
22-06-2021 | 12:05:12
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced the suspension of all inbound flights for national and international carriers coming from Liberia, Sierra Leon, and Namibia, effective 23:59 on Monday, June 21st.
Senegal’s PETROSEN and Cos-Petrogaz lay out gas strategy, reinforce partnership with African Energy Chamber
22-06-2021 | 08:25:00
Senagal's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, PETROSEN and Cos-Petrogaz laid out national gas and energy transition strategy with the African Energy Chamber (AEC), to enhance promotion and competitiveness in the gas and energy sector.
Islamic Development Bank approves $176.05m for for projects in Iraq, Mauritania, Benin and Morocco
21-06-2021 | 16:18:00
The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), approved $176.05 million for projects in Iraq, Mauritania, Benin and Morocco.
Department of Petroleum Resources to establish micro gas distribution centers across Nigeria
18-06-2021 | 08:34:01
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has set up a programme to establish micro Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) distribution centres across the 774 local government areas in the country.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
17-06-2021 | 15:08:00
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
African Development Bank approves $1.4m grant to improve food security in Zambia
17-06-2021 | 10:07:00
The African Development Bank approved a $1.4 million grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program to reduce malnutrition among the Southern African nation’s most vulnerable households.
African Development Bank approves €83m loan for Egypt’s electricity sector
17-06-2021 | 10:02:00
The African Development Bank approved an €83 million loan to finance the second phase of Egypt’s Electricity and Green Growth Support Program.
[Kenya] Government expands the AJIRA Digital Program to Kenyan Universities and TVETs
17-06-2021 | 08:00:00
The Kenyan government, through the ICT ministry, has expanded the AJIRA Digital Program to all Universities and TVETS across the country.
NAS launches ground handling operations in Guinea-Bissau
16-06-2021 | 13:56:58
National Aviation Services (NAS), the airport services provider, announced the launch of its operations at Osvaldo Vieira International Airport in Guinea Bissau.
Liberia announces Direct Negotiations for 33 offshore blocks
16-06-2021 | 09:39:00
The Government of Liberia, through the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority, working in collaboration with the National Oil Company of Liberia, announced its intention to open 33 offshore blocks (LB-1 to LB-33) for Direct Negotiations.
World Economic Forum, Ghana launch Country Financing Roadmap for SDGs initiative in Africa
15-06-2021 | 15:11:00
The World Economic Forum WEF), in partnership with the Government of Ghana, is launching the first Country Financing Roadmap (CFR) for SDGs initiative in Africa.
IFC partners with Niger to boost access to clean power
15-06-2021 | 12:25:00
IFC and the Government of Niger announced a partnership under the World Bank Group's Scaling Solar program to develop up to 50 megawatts of grid-connected solar power, equivalent to roughly 20 percent of the country's current installed capacity.
Morocco partners with IRENA to boost renewables and green hydrogen development
15-06-2021 | 10:40:00
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) of Morocco agreed to strengthen joint collaboration to advance knowledge in renewable energy and to accelerate the energy transition.
COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite leadership changes hands
14-06-2021 | 12:09:08
The objective of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite group is to strengthen economic integration of the southern and eastern Africa region through joint planning, design, coordination, and implementation of policies and programmes across the three blocs.
[Nigeria] NCC concludes cost-based study on international termination rate determination
11-06-2021 | 09:32:48
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded the process for determining the cost-based price of Mobile International Termination Rate (ITR) to ensure healthy competition on traffic handling.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Governments are helping advance the digital economy and drive economic transformation
10-06-2021 | 15:19:00
In Kenya, the government in partnership with the private sector also this week unveiled a new initiative aimed at equipping small business owners with digital skills.
Djibouti, Qatar Fund For Development sign MoU to support Education Above All Foundation
10-06-2021 | 10:58:00
Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Djibouti in support of an Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, a World Bank project aimed at enrolling 35,000 out of school children in Djibouti.
Ministry of Innovation and Technology partners with Internet Society to advance digital economy in Ethiopia
10-06-2021 | 10:36:00
The Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MINT) of Ethiopia and the Internet Society announced a new collaboration that will help advance the digital economy and drive economic transformation.
Kenya, Ethiopia one-stop border post begins operations
10-06-2021 | 08:32:31
This means that, the border regulatory officials clearing traffic, cargo and persons from both Ethiopia and Kenya will now physically relocate and sit side by side on either side of the border.
Burkina Faso, DR Congo and Morocco join Africa Finance Corporation
10-06-2021 | 08:01:00
In a milestone for its pan-Africa mission, Africa Finance Corporation, one of the region’s biggest investors in infrastructure development, has announced that it has exceeded 30 member states, representing more than half the continent.
Initiative to equip 50,000 small business owners with digital skills kicks off in Nairobi
10-06-2021 | 07:50:00
An initiative to equip over 50,000 owners of Micro Small Enterprises (MSEs) with the relevant digital skills by the end of this year has kicked off in Nairobi,
[Column] Byron Mudhune: AFCFTA and competitive advantage: Danger signals ahead
09-06-2021 | 15:23:19
AFCFTA or the Africa’s continental free trade agreement is essentially an opportunity for African enterprises to export directly to the rest of Africa, goods and services freely, encouraging trade, growth and development of African enterprises in general.
Gridworks, AEE Power and Eranove sign concession agreements with DRC on $100m solar-hybrid power project
04-06-2021 | 08:28:00
A consortium led by Gridworks including Eranove and AEE Power, signed three concession agreements with the Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Uganda secures $200m to accelerate digital transformation and inclusiveness
04-06-2021 | 08:18:00
The World Bank approved $200 million financing to expand access to high-speed and affordable internet, improve efficiency of digitally enabled public service delivery, and strengthen digital inclusion in Uganda.
Trident Energy kicks off drilling campaign in Equatorial Guinea
04-06-2021 | 07:40:33
Energy Capital & Power, on behalf Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH), announced the start of drilling in the Elon Field in Trident Energy-operated Block G in the Rio Muni Basin in Equatorial Guinea.
[Nigeria] Local oil firms Shafa, A.A. Rano and Matrix receive marginal oil field license
02-06-2021 | 08:17:53
The award came a year after 2020 marginal field bid round began with 591 companies applying to win 57 oil fields on offer. The oil fields are located onshore, swamps and offshore.
Nigeria stands to earn $700 million annually from Sugar Backward Integration
02-06-2021 | 08:10:32
Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has urged government to faithfully follow through with the Backward Integration Policy in the sugar industry as the nation stands to rake in foreign exchange up to $700millon yearly from Sugar production self-sufficiency.
Shell unveils cassava processing company in Nigeria
01-06-2021 | 11:35:28
Shell says the company will support the economy and earning power of the Rivers State and its people from the cassava value chain while utilising leading technology to process and create more added value from the household crop.
[Nigeria] NCC restates commitment to digital empowerment for young women, girls
31-05-2021 | 09:45:14
Aside the sensitization campaigns held in Abuja, the NCC held similar events, in its zonal offices, across the country in furtherance of its commitment to promote the empowerment of young women through ICT.
Nigeria expects first oil from new marginal fields by 2022
28-05-2021 | 12:14:11
The Federal Government has said it is expecting most of the marginal fields, which investors bid for in the recently concluded bid round, will achieve first oil starting from next year.
World Bank approves $65m to improve the management of mining, natural resources in Guinea
28-05-2021 | 11:32:00
The World Bank approved $65 million from the International Development Association (IDA), for the Natural Resources, Mining and Environmental Management Project in Guinea.
[Nigeria] NCDMB targets $3.7 billion investments in commercial partnerships
27-05-2021 | 09:02:20
Other investments include the development of 5,000 metric tons LPG Storage and loading terminal facility by Triansel Gas Limited in Koko, Delta State and construction of Energy Park.
[Interview] Mahesh Doorgakant, Chairman, Mauritius Finance
26-05-2021 | 09:42:29
Over the last two decades, Mauritius has been extremely successful in achieving rapid growth and substantial diversification of its economy.
Blockchain-as-a-Service provider Domineum announces partnership with nChain and BSV blockchain
26-05-2021 | 09:16:18
Domineum, a London-based software development firm announced that it has entered into a partnership arrangement with nChain, a provider of data integrity solutions built by their in-house blockchain experts.
Kenya Bureau of Standards approves 40 new standards to address information security and consumer privacy
25-05-2021 | 11:09:58
The new standards outline various techniques and methods for securing corporate information by an individual or managers charged with the responsibility of ensuring institutional data is safe.
TASAF and WFP join forces to strengthen social protection programmes in Tanzania
25-05-2021 | 09:03:28
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF), a Government Department responsible for safety net programmes, have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen food security for 300,000 vulnerable families.
Piloting drones to deliver health-care products for women in Botswana
25-05-2021 | 08:16:00
This month, Botswana became the first country in Southern Africa, and the third in Africa, to pilot drone technology for health-care delivery. The Drones for Health pilot project aims to reduce preventable maternal deaths.
EBID grants $ 50m facility to Consolidated Bank Ghana
25-05-2021 | 08:03:00
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has granted a $50 million facility to the Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), to support Ghana’s road infrastructure development.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Kenya tax policies need an overhaul
24-05-2021 | 13:39:00
The only way a nation can succeed in bridging the relationship gap between its citizens and the government – enriching the quality of our democracy and reducing apathy – is through the institution of efficient and fair tax systems.
DPR urges Africa to harness oil, gas reserves for development
24-05-2021 | 08:27:16
Nigeria recognises the reality of energy transition and is committed to accelerated development of its petroleum resources through the emplacement of appropriate legal framework.
European Union set to invest €1 billion to build vaccine factories in Africa
21-05-2021 | 16:28:00
The European Union has said it is investing 1 billion to facilitate construction of vaccine factories in Africa.
EIB agrees to €170m backing for new National Development Bank of Ghana
21-05-2021 | 10:41:00
President Akufo Addo of Ghana, Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank and Thomas Östros, Vice President, formally agreed to €170 million EIB backing for the new National Development Bank of Ghana.
The dtic releases auto Green Paper on advancement of new energy vehicles in South Africa
21-05-2021 | 10:08:00
The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) has released a Green Paper on the advancement of new energy vehicles in South Africa as part of a series of policy papers accompanying the 2021 Budget Vote for the Department.
Government approves seven Ministerial Regulations on Nigerian oil content
21-05-2021 | 09:56:37
Seven Nigerian Content Ministerial Regulations have been approved and gazetted, making them subsidiary legislations that can be implemented by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board.
AfDB signs $348m financing agreements for rehabilitation and upgrade of road transport in Uganda
21-05-2021 | 08:12:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), and the Government of Uganda signed two financing agreements totaling around $348 million for the improvement of road transport in Uganda.
[Column] Amina Ali: South Africa should urgently move on gas monetization to solve its energy problems
20-05-2021 | 08:25:00
As Southern Africa’s leading economy, South Africa should evaluate the development of gas-to-power projects to address climate change, increase its power generating capacity, and stop load shedding.
World Bank steps up support for South Sudan’s institutions and service delivery
19-05-2021 | 12:36:00
A new World Bank Country Engagement Note (CEN) for South Sudan for the period FY21-23 marks a fresh approach to supporting the country and could deliver the largest World Bank program to date over the next year.
Impact Oil & Gas completes farm-in to Area 2 offshore South Africa
18-05-2021 | 09:46:00
Impact Oil & Gas announced the completion of the farm-in transaction between its wholly-owned subsidiary, Impact Africa and Silver Wave Energy for the acquisition of a 90% working interest and operatorship of Area 2, offshore South Africa.
Viasat granted internet service provider license in Nigeria
18-05-2021 | 09:21:00
Viasat Inc., a global communications company, has been granted a full suite of operating licenses in order to bring high-quality satellite internet connectivity to Nigerian communities where limited or no internet service is currently available
Construction of border export zones in Uganda at 85 per cent
17-05-2021 | 14:21:00
Construction of Border Export Zones in four sites in Uganda has reached 85%. The border markets under construction in the zones include Busia, Lwakhakha, Oraba and Katuna.
Nigeria government bets on LNG floating plant to boost earnings
14-05-2021 | 08:50:30
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) had issued Licence to Establish (LTE), the first floating Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) production plant to UTM Offshore Limited, an indigenous oil and gas company, earlier this year.
[Column] Achare Takor: Incentives for promoting innovative ICT start-ups in Cameroon
13-05-2021 | 13:17:00
With ICT set to become the engine of development in Cameroon in its role as a hub in the Central Africa sub-region, the 2021 tax scheme has been updated to promote innovative ICT start-ups.
African Development Bank completes clearance of Sudan’s $413m arrears
13-05-2021 | 08:43:00
Following approval of the proposal by the Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group to clear about $413 million in arrears on loans owed by Sudan, the Bank Group has completed the arrears clearance process.
Shelter Afrique partners with Triangle Real Estate to develop housing units for South Sudan Defense Forces
12-05-2021 | 08:32:51
The Project scope includes the development of 148 housing blocks of 160 housing units each at New Site, Qiada Junubiya, J-3 Presidential Guards Apartments, and at New Bonga.
World Bank, Republic of Congo sign agreement to reduce carbon emissions, preserve forests
12-05-2021 | 08:10:00
The Republic of Congo signed an agreement with the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), that will unlock up to $41.8 million for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and increasing carbon sequestration.
PGS MultiClient seismic reveals multiple opportunities offshore Egypt in 2021 licensing round
12-05-2021 | 08:01:00
PGS announced it has 3 400 km of modern MultiClient seismic data covering all the blocks on offer in the Egypt Offshore Licensing Round.
[Column] Vinod Madhavan : After a cautious start, Africa’s policymakers should accelerate adoption of AfCFTA
11-05-2021 | 17:17:00
If successful, AfCFTA is expected to boost intra-African trade from the low levels of c. 17% seen today, which in turn will promote industrialisation and economic growth.
[Nigeria ]NIMC pioneers Africa’s first mobile identity ecosystem
11-05-2021 | 11:23:49
Nigeria NIMC is pioneering Africa-first Mobile Identity Ecosystem leveraging OSIA open standard interfaces to verify unique identities against National Identity Registry.
[Nigeria] NCC explores partnership with American aerospace manufacturer SpaceX
11-05-2021 | 09:02:17
SpaceX is in the process of launching a low-earth orbiting (LOE) constellation of satellites to provide low latency, high bandwidths Internet to all corners of the globe and has identified Nigeria as a critical market.
[Kenya] KEBS approves standards to strengthen resilience and continuity for businesses
10-05-2021 | 14:55:00
Business continuity has become even more important this year as organisations look for strategies to ensure a quick resumption of service in the event of a major disruption, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Regulatory overreach is impeding economic growth
10-05-2021 | 09:47:54
Naturally, regulations are a prerequisite for any nation or institution. When effectively implemented, they create an enabling environment for competitiveness by enforcing fair business practices
Construction of Border Export Zones in Uganda reaches 85% completion
07-05-2021 | 16:52:00
The construction of Border Export Zones in four sites in Uganda has reached 85% completion. The border markets under construction in the zones include Busia, Lwakhakha, Oraba and Katuna.
NCC, NigComSat sign MoU on 5G spectrum to propel Nigeria’s digital economy
07-05-2021 | 16:14:00
The Nigerian Communications Commission and Nigerian Communications Satellite signed an MoU to facilitate the release of contiguous bandwidth in one of the most suitable frequency spectrum bands for early deployment of 5G Network services.
APA Corporation reaches agreement to modernize production sharing contracts in Western Desert, Egypt
07-05-2021 | 14:59:00
APA Corporation has reached an agreement in principle with Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation in support of the MOP’s efforts to modernize the country’s petroleum sector.
Kenya digitizes cargo clearance at border points
07-05-2021 | 11:29:56
The Kenya Bureau of Standards has partnered with the Kenya Trade Net System in launching a single window platform that allows traders to submit import-export documentation and access approvals in one stop.
[Column] Michelle Dickens: Are South African companies ready for Protection of Personal Information Act?
07-05-2021 | 08:32:52
The majority of organisations are not yet compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) which becomes effective on 1 July this year.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Consumer Appetite for Digital Payments Takes Off in Africa
06-05-2021 | 14:23:14
As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers in Africa shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping.
Microsoft collaborates with Nigerian government to accelerate digital transformation
06-05-2021 | 10:42:00
In a joint announcement with the Government of Nigeria, Microsoft has detailed several projects aimed at intensifying the nation’s move to become a more digital economy.
[Column] Joanne Yawitch: Climate change and sustainability: Demystifying the Just Transition
05-05-2021 | 16:25:00
Beyond its environmental components, addressing climate change is about economic competitiveness and opportunity.
[Column] NJ Ayuk: African women can build a better future for all Africans with oil and natural gas
05-05-2021 | 15:14:01
Africa’s vast oil and gas resources are one of the things that make the continent unique. They are key to a better future. But what we need is for women to have greater control over them.
IFC, Madagascar partner to develop insurance to protect smallholder farmers
05-05-2021 | 10:10:00
Madagascar's farmers stand to build stronger climate resilience, increase productivity, and more easily access financial services thanks to an agricultural insurance program announced by IFC and the Government of Madagascar.
World Bank supports job creation, economic growth in Malawi through Country Partnership Framework
05-05-2021 | 08:37:00
The World Bank discussed the new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Malawi, which supports the creation of more jobs, the strengthening of human capital, and supporting foundations for economic growth and accountability.
[Column] Chido Pamela Mafongoya, Veedushi Mooloo: How Mauritius can take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area
05-05-2021 | 08:21:00
The AfCFTA gives Mauritius market access estimated to be as large as 1.3 billion people across Africa, with a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of $3.4 trillion.
Kenya adopts five standards to boost quality and safety of food additives
04-05-2021 | 16:44:00
he newly approved standards will provide basis to ascertain the quality, purity and safety of the food additives.
[Nigeria] National Identity Number enrolment reaches 54 million
04-05-2021 | 16:39:23
The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to the 30th of June, 2021.