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Worldwide artificial intelligence software market to reach $62 billion in 2022, Gartner report
29-11-2021 | 11:32:50
Worldwide artificial intelligence (AI) software revenue is forecast to total $62.5 billion in 2022, an increase of 21.3% from 2021, according to a new forecast from Gartner, Inc.
Cairo among the most popular air travel destinations in MENA region, Wingie research
22-11-2021 | 12:24:00
Wingie, a Germany-based flight-booking website, has released new data on changing trends pertaining to air travel in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
[Column] Roger Long: Divergent trends in property values across Africa
25-10-2021 | 16:02:00
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world. This report looks at the effect of the pandemic on property values in Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa exits recession in 2021, recovery still vulnerable, Africa Pulse
08-10-2021 | 10:26:00
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to emerge from the 2020 recession sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic with growth expected to expand by 3.3 percent in 2021. This is one percent higher than the April 2021 forecast according to the latest edition of Africa Pulse.
Global agriculture drones and robots market to reach $30.08 billion by 2026, report
01-10-2021 | 11:22:19
The primary drivers for the market growth include increasing automation in the agriculture industry and the shortage of manual labor in the sector.
Over half of the world’s population is using mobile internet, GSMA report
29-09-2021 | 09:54:25
The GSMA has launched its global State of Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2021 showing that, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of the world’s population is now using the mobile internet.
Top African brands lose $5.5 billion in brand value, report
29-09-2021 | 09:31:12
The total value of Africa’s top 150 most valuable brands has declined by US$5.5 billion (12%) from $45.5 billion in 2020 to $40.0 billion in 2021, according to the latest Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 report.
Dubai becomes gateway for African multi-billion-dollar stationery imports, report
13-09-2021 | 14:52:00
Dubai has emerged as a key export gateway for stationery goods which are in spiralling demand throughout Africa, according to a new report by market information advisory 6Wresearch.
Global cloud computing services industry to reach $937.5 billion by 2027, report
09-09-2021 | 09:04:00
Infrastructure as a Service, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 18.4% CAGR and reach US$449.3 Billion by the end of the analysis period. 
South African women entrepreneurs bridge the digital divide, Mastercard report
25-08-2021 | 08:01:00
Despite having to contend with gender disparities, women entrepreneurs in South Africa are bridging the digital divide and have adopted and integrated digital solutions into their businesses on a scale comparable to their male counterparts.
Nigeria data center market among the fastest growing in Africa, report
24-08-2021 | 15:03:29
Nigeria data center market will grow at a Compound annual growth rate, CAGR, of 17% during 2021-2026 according to a report by Research and Markets.
Global drone insurance market to reach $1.41 billion in 2025, report
18-08-2021 | 09:06:00
The global drone insurance market is expected to grow from $1.06 billion in 2020 to $1.13 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate, CAGR, of 6.1% according to a new report by Research and Markets.
29% of corporate users in Kenya experienced financial malware attacks in the first half of 2021, report
04-08-2021 | 11:30:13
Although Kaspersky’s research shows that the overall number of financial malware attacks in Kenya has decreased in the first half of 2021, when compared to the same period in 2020, 29.3% of the 7 962 attacks recorded in the country targeted corporate users.
Price competition inhibits growth potential of Kenya’s insurance market, AM Best report
23-07-2021 | 08:59:54
Challenging economic factors in 2020 made it a difficult year for Kenyan insurers and reinsurers.
Nigeria leads mobile app market growth for Africa, according to AppsFlyer & Google Report
14-07-2021 | 09:41:00
Leading global marketing measurement, AppsFlyer, has launched a report with Google that reveals a booming African mobile app market, propelled by a growing fintech space.
Consumer appetite for digital payments takes off in Nigeria, Mastercard payments index
09-07-2021 | 09:31:54
The Mastercard New Payments Index shows 96% of Nigerian consumers will consider using at least one emerging payment method, such as cryptocurrency, biometrics, contactless, or QR code, in the next year.
Financials, ICT remain the most attractive sectors for VC investment in Africa, report
07-07-2021 | 08:30:00
Mapping Africa’s startup landscape between 2014 and 2020, the report provides data and analysis on venture capital (VC) deal activity in Africa in 2020 along with information about the types of investors that have participated in those deals. The report also includes case studies covering prominent investments across Central, East and North Africa.
Internet Exchange Points are critical in lowering connectivity costs in Africa, Internet Society report
07-07-2021 | 08:18:16
A new report published by the Internet Society outlines the state of Internet interconnection in Africa and the critical role Internet Exchange Points (IXP) play in improving access and lowering costs.
Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026, Ericsson report
06-07-2021 | 14:29:15
Ericsson projects that 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by the end of 2021, driven by an estimated one million new 5G mobile subscriptions every day.
Multilateral Development Banks climate finance rose to $66 billion in 2020, report
01-07-2021 | 11:18:00
Climate finance committed by major multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a total of $66 billion last year from $61.6 billion in 2019, according to the 2020 Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance.
74% of Sub-Saharan Africa SMEs are optimistic about future growth, Mastercard Index
30-06-2021 | 11:35:24
In fact, 68% of SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa are projecting revenues that will either grow or hold steady. Almost half (48%) are projecting an increase.
Tanzania’s financial sector could do more to boost gender diversity, IFC study
28-06-2021 | 08:12:00
A number of financial institutions in Tanzania were found to be performing well regarding gender equality at senior management levels, though gender gaps remain and more could be done to improve the position of women in the country.
Africa set to become a global hub for agritech, Microsoft research
23-06-2021 | 11:59:00
Developing agritech solutions to enable data-driven, precise and connected farming will help farmers across Africa optimise yields, boost farm productivity and increase their profitability.
More women in low and middle-income countries are embracing mobile internet, GSMA report
17-06-2021 | 11:21:04
An estimated 112 million more women started using mobile internet last year across low- and middle-income countries, despite the onset of COVID-19, according to the fourth annual GSMA Mobile Gender Gap Report.
Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa, Visa research
09-06-2021 | 15:20:48
A recent Visa report has shown that the top market contributors to eCommerce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the last 3 years were South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth, having replaced Kenya in the top three contributors in 2020.
Global petrostates can forget trillion-dollar oil and gas tax revenues as energy transition bites, Rystad reports
08-06-2021 | 09:05:00
The global government income from oil and gas taxation fell to a multi-year low in 2020 of around $560 billion, as production and prices shrunk. Before Covid-19, oil and gas taxes usually exceeded the trillion-dollar mark.
[Column] Victoria Epelle: The retail value chain and its ongoing counterfeit battle
03-06-2021 | 12:47:00
Counterfeit products have a presence across major industries in Nigeria. The impact of having these counterfeit products for manufacturers range from dwindling sales and failed customer loyalty schemes.
Women can add nearly $300b to e-Commerce in Southeast Asia and Africa, IFC reports
28-05-2021 | 08:55:00
The e-Commerce markets in Southeast Asia and Africa could grow by over $280 billion and $14.5 billion respectively between 2025 and 2030, according to two IFC reports.
[South Africa] SARB commences feasibility study for general-purpose retail central bank digital currency
25-05-2021 | 11:42:00
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has embarked on a study to investigate the feasibility, desirability and appropriateness of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as electronic legal tender, for general-purpose retail use, complementary to cash.
Nike, Dangote, MTN, DSTV and GTBank ranked the most admired brands in Africa by Brand Africa
25-05-2021 | 11:16:00
Brand Africa has unveiled the 11th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2021 rankings of the Top 100 most admired brands in Africa in a virtual event hosted by Brand Africa, Publics Africa and Uganda Investment Authority.
Africa data center market to reach $5 billion by 2026, report
13-05-2021 | 09:13:00
The Africa data center market size by investment was valued at $2 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $5 billion by 2026 according to a report by Research and Markets.
South Africa online retail leaps to R30 billion, report
12-05-2021 | 17:04:00
The online retail in South Africa more than doubled in just two years, due to the explosion in demand for home deliveries brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research findings.
[Interview] Lino G. TOKPO, CEO, GENIEUP Group, Benin
10-05-2021 | 15:58:00
Lino G. Tokpo is the founder and CEO of GENIEUP Group, a young Beninese company which mainly intervenes in supporting local businesses through product distribution.
[Interview] Lino G. TOKPO, PDG, GENIEUP Group, Benin
10-05-2021 | 09:49:00
Lino G.Tokpo est le fondateur et PDG de GENIEUP Group, une jeune entreprise Béninoise qui intervient essentiellement dans l’accompagnement des entreprises locales à travers d’une distribution des produits.
Paystack is live in South Africa
07-05-2021 | 08:40:00
Paystack is live in South Africa, and we're super excited to bring our services to even more ambitious brands and businesses on the continent now businesses in South Africa can accept payments online using it.
Renewables supplied a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth in 2020, report
05-05-2021 | 09:38:00
An analysis of global electricity revealed that wind and solar showed resilient growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, forcing a record fall in global coal power.
MENA energy investments to exceed $805b over next five years, APICORP
04-05-2021 | 16:31:00
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), estimates in its MENA Energy Investment Outlook 2021-2025, that overall planned and committed investments in the MENA region will exceed $805 billion over the next five years.
Global electric car sales set for further strong growth after 40% rise in 2020
30-04-2021 | 09:31:00
New International Energy Agency (IEA), report sees major expansion in electric vehicle adoption this decade, which could accelerate further if governments implement policies aimed at reaching net zero goals.
One out of 100 mobile users in Kenya and Nigeria affected by Stalkerware, Kaspersky study
29-04-2021 | 11:32:00
Amongst other things, stalkerware can enable the perpetrator to track a victim’s location, read their messages, view their photos and videos, eavesdrop on telephone conversations, and see everything typed on the keypad.
New reports from AfDB, FAO and CGIAR showcase digital agriculture opportunities in Africa
27-04-2021 | 09:09:00
Drones, satellites, geographic information systems, weather stations and advanced analytics are some of the most promising technologies for providing solutions to Africa’s agricultural challenges.
African trade finance sees $5b in portfolio outflows in Q1 2020 due to Covid-19 but opportunities exist, report
23-04-2021 | 07:57:00
Constrained global financial conditions caused by Covid-19 have led to massive portfolio outflows from Africa, exceeding $5 billion in the first quarter of 2020, a new continent-wide survey on trade finance has shown.
Global Fund report shows massive disruption to healthcare caused by COVID-19 in Africa and Asia
14-04-2021 | 13:04:00
A new report by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria shows COVID-19 has massively disrupted health systems and health service delivery for HIV, TB and malaria in low- and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia in 2020.
Global food prices rise for 10th month in a row, FAO index
09-04-2021 | 13:41:33
Global food commodity prices rose in March, marking their tenth consecutive monthly increase, with quotations for vegetable oils and dairy products leading the rise.
[Interview] Stephan Eyeson, fondateur et PDG, Survey54
09-04-2021 | 11:57:00
L'entrepreneur Britanique-Ghanéen, Stephan Eyeson, est actuellement PDG et fondateur de la société panafricaine de collecte de renseignements sur les consommateurs, Survey54.
African fisheries need reforms to boost resilience after Covid-19, study
09-04-2021 | 07:44:00
The African fisheries sector could benefit substantially from proper infrastructure and support services, which are generally lacking. The sector currently grapples with fragile value chains and marketing.
Nairobi is the most innovative city in Africa, Knight Frank report
08-04-2021 | 08:01:39
The report notes that the ability of African cities to emerge resilient from the pandemic will depend on their ability to innovate, providing long term social solutions to their residents, attracting funding and generating new demand for space.
MENA economies face rapid accumulation of public debt, strong institutions will be key to recovery, World Bank
06-04-2021 | 10:52:00
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing development challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, contributing to a rise in poverty, a deterioration of public finances, an increase in debt vulnerabilities.
Global carbon tax key to pushing energy transition agenda in Africa, Standard Chartered report
02-04-2021 | 14:15:00
Zeronomics, a study into the financing of a net zero world, surveyed the senior leadership of 250 large companies and 100 investment specialists around the world between September and October 2020.
Egypt smartphone market records healthy growth despite COVID-19, IDC
02-04-2021 | 08:03:54
While most smartphone markets across the Middle East and Africa suffered declines in 2020, Egypt recorded healthy year-on-year (YoY) growth according to the latest figures announced by International Data Corporation, IDC.
Sub-Saharan Africa poised for recovery amid recession, World Bank
31-03-2021 | 09:26:00
The economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020, and prospects for recovery are strengthening amid actions to contain new waves of the pandemic.
[Interview] Stephan Eyeson, Founder & CEO, Survey54
30-03-2021 | 12:06:00
British-Ghanaian entrepreneur, Stephan Eyeson, is current CEO and Founder of pan-African consumer intelligence gathering firm, Survey54.
Ekuity Capital, Tuniso-Kuwaiti and Pfizer certified among the best places to work in Tunisia for 2021
30-03-2021 | 08:51:57
6 companies made the list this year in Tunisia as the best places to work.
Worldwide smartphone sales to grow 11% in 2021, Gartner
29-03-2021 | 16:20:12
Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users will total 1.5 billion units in 2021, a 11.4% growth year over year, according to Gartner, Inc.
Mobile money accounts grew to 1.2 billion in 2020, GSMA report
24-03-2021 | 11:19:35
GSMA has published its annual 'State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money'. It reveals a dramatic acceleration in mobile transactions during the COVID-19 pandemic as lockdown restrictions limited access to cash and financial institutions.
At least a quarter of users in Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya are attacked by malware hiding within their devices, report
23-03-2021 | 12:20:25
When looking at corporate users in these regions, the numbers are similar: 23% of corporate users in South Africa, 29% in Kenya and 35% in Nigeria encountered such local threats within 2020.
Vipp Interstis earns the Best Place To Work certification in Cameroon and Benin
22-03-2021 | 10:11:35
Vipp Interstis, a French BPO company with operations in Africa offering offshore solutions to French and European companies, has recently been recognized as one of the best places to work for in Caremoun and Benin.
Organizations more likely to purchase technologies from companies transparent about security assurance, study
22-03-2021 | 10:03:00
Intel has released the results of a study examining how transparency, security innovation and ongoing security assurance impact purchase decisions. Key findings indicated a preference for technology providers that are transparent and proactive in helping organizations manage their cybersecurity risk.
Renewables spending set for new record in 2021, luring service suppliers as oil and gas gap narrows, Rystad Energy
19-03-2021 | 06:56:00
Capital expenditure for renewable energy projects is set for a new record in 2021, a Rystad Energy analysis shows, forecast to reach $243 billion, and narrowing the gap with oil and gas spending, which is projected to be relatively flat this year at $311 billion.
South Africa ranked top food secure country in Sub Saharan Africa, GFSI
12-03-2021 | 07:32:00
South Africa has been ranked the highest in food security out of 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This according to the latest Global Food Security Index (GFSI) report, despite an overall decline in food security.
realme among Top 5 brands in 15 Regions, Canalys global smartphone shipment report
10-03-2021 | 12:00:00
Smartphone maker, realme is among the Top 5 brands in 15 regions according to Q4 2020 Canalys global smartphone shipment report.
Mozambique’s economy growth expected to rebound by 2022, World Bank
05-03-2021 | 07:57:00
Mozambique’s economy is expected to gradually recover from 2021 but substantial downside risks remain due to uncertainty surrounding the path of the COVID-19 pandemic.
EU imports from US declined by 13% in 2020 against 5.6% increase from China
01-03-2021 | 22:05:00
For the first time in history, China overtook the US in 2020 as the Euro Area's (EA) top trading partner.
Telecoms sector, others take Nigeria out of recession as sector boosts GDP by 12.45%, report
25-02-2021 | 14:42:00
Nigeria’s telecommunications industry, regulated by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is one of the sectors whose performance lifted the country out of recession in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Digital wallets eclipse cash globally at point of sale for first time during pandemic, study
25-02-2021 | 07:27:08
In 2020, eCommerce spending grew at the fastest rate in five years, while usage of cash for in-store payments fell sharply, as global consumers made increasing use of mobile wallets.
Global fertilizer market poised to reach $93.9 million by 2027, Renub research
18-02-2021 | 07:21:00
According to Renub research, worldwide fertilizer market was $ 83.5 billion in 2020 and it is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 1.69% between 2020 and 2027.
Legal technology budgets to increase threefold by 2025, Gartner report
16-02-2021 | 14:22:51
Legal technology budgets will increase threefold through 2025 as general counsel face unprecedented pressure both in terms of managing legal workload and driving efficiency in their departments, according to Gartner, Inc.
Africa to witness increased regionalization of LNG trade on the back of AfCTFA, report
09-02-2021 | 14:51:04
The African Coalition for Trade & Investment in Natural Gas (ACTING) has announced the release and publication of its inaugural “State of Play: African Gas” report, providing the most comprehensive resource on Sub-Saharan Africa’s natural gas markets.
Africa and Americas host most of top 30 high-impact wells for 2021, Rystad analysis
09-02-2021 | 13:46:00
Drilling of high-impact oil and gas prospects in 2020 suffered at the hands of the global pandemic, but the overall results were nevertheless positive, a Rystad Energy analysis reveals.
COVID-19 pushes Rwanda into recession, severely impacts human capital
09-02-2021 | 09:59:00
The Rwandan economy has fallen into its first recession due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and could potentially compromise years of gains in poverty reduction.
Global coffee market to reach $24.2 billion by 2027, report
09-02-2021 | 06:39:25
The global coffee market is segmented into two types of coffee beans: Arabica and Robusta. Arabica is more preferred by consumers for its sweet taste and more complex flavor.
Rystad Energy analysis shows Africa’s renewable energy capacity is set for consecutive years of growth
08-02-2021 | 10:50:11
Africa’s installed capacity of renewable energy, which stood at 12.6 gigawatt (GW) in 2019, is set for consecutive years of growth, a Rystad Energy analysis shows.
New economic analysis for Malawi calls for efficient public investment management to improve service delivery in water and energy
08-02-2021 | 10:50:10
Malawi faces an infrastructure investment gap in the energy and water and sanitation sectors of approximately $332 million per year due to limited fiscal space combined with weak public investment management and inefficient State Owned Enterprises.
[Africa Business Panel] 6 percent of African Business Professionals expect their companies not to survive the Covid-19 Crisis
08-02-2021 | 10:50:00
About 2/3 of the African companies (62%) say they are struggling but will survive. Almost a third of companies (29%) say they are doing well and the near future is looking good
Worldwide smartphone sales to grow 11 per cent in 2021, Gartner report
05-02-2021 | 07:27:07
Demand in emerging countries will be driven by buyers looking for a smartphone with better specifications and a 5G connectivity as an optional feature.
Global fisheries and aquaculture hard hit by COVID-19 pandemic, FAO reports
04-02-2021 | 07:50:00
Global fisheries and aquaculture have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and could face further disruption in 2021 as lockdowns affect supply and demand across the sector, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Nigeria accounts for largest share of new housing units in Africa and Mideast Region, report
26-01-2021 | 07:49:59
Homebuilding activity in the Africa/Mideast region will continue to be driven by urban population growth, increased standards of living, and – aside from 2020, when the region will see a recession brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic – healthy economic expansion.
Over 100 million global Travel & Tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021, WTTC
22-01-2021 | 07:34:00
More than 100 million jobs could return to the global Travel & Tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
5G roll outs drive 5G FWA broadband CPE market to ship 11.7 million units in 2025
20-01-2021 | 08:42:02
The worldwide Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband services market has been growing rapidly, supplying broadband access to homes and businesses.
Africa’s electricity unlikely to go green this decade, report
15-01-2021 | 12:52:00
New research from the University of Oxford predicts that total electricity generation across the African continent will double by 2030, with fossil fuels continuing to dominate the energy mix, posing potential risk to global climate change commitments.
FAO reports major progress towards eradicating sheep and goat plague
15-01-2021 | 07:41:26
Globally, the number of outbreaks of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also known as sheep and goat plague, fell by two-thirds in recent years.
World digital agriculture market poised to reach $21 billion in 2025, report
15-01-2021 | 07:18:44
The Global Digital Agriculture market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10.26% over the forecast period to reach a market size of $20.713 billion in 2025 from $11.527 billion in 2019.
Global spending on wearable devices to total $81.5 Billion in 2021, Gartner
13-01-2021 | 07:59:13
Worldwide end-user spending on wearable devices will total $81.5 billion in 2021, an 18.1% increase from $69 billion in 2020, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc.
Egypt’s life science startup Nawah Scientific raises $1m round for market expansion
13-01-2021 | 07:59:00
Egyptian life science startup Nawah Scientific announced the the closing a second pre-series A round of $1 million in mixed equity and debt capital, raising its total funding to $2 million.
Boehringer Ingelheim, Comdata, Safran among best places to work for in Africa, report
12-01-2021 | 14:57:39
Boehringer Ingelheim, Teleperformance, Comdata Group, Dell and Lundbeck are among the top best places to work for in Africa according to the prestigious “Best Places To Work” certification program.
Global economy to expand by 4% in 2021, vaccine deployment and investment key to sustaining recovery, World Bank
06-01-2021 | 10:17:00
The global economy is expected to expand 4% in 2021, assuming an initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes widespread throughout the year.
World Bank, IFC report provides roadmap for stronger private sector-led growth in Egypt
23-12-2020 | 07:46:00
Egypt could unleash economic growth and create more and better jobs by addressing constraints to private sector activity, according to a report published by the World Bank Group.
Global oilfield communications market to reach $4.5 billion by 2025, report
22-12-2020 | 07:55:03
The Global Oilfield Communications Market Size Grew from $3.4 Billion in 2020 to $4.5 Billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 5.5% during the forecast period according to the latest report by Research and Markets.
Tourism back to 1990 levels as arrivals fall by more than 70%, UNWTO
22-12-2020 | 07:48:00
According to the latest tourism data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), destinations welcomed 900 million fewer international tourists between January and October when compared with the same period of 2019.
Nigeria to spearhead Africa oil refinery capacity by 2024, GlobalData report
11-12-2020 | 07:04:00
Nigeria is expected to drive the refinery capacity growth in Africa by 2024, contributing around 71 per cent of the region’s total growth.
Insights from Africa's Largest Career Portals reveal Impact of COVID-19 on Jobs Markets in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya
07-12-2020 | 12:04:00
ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media) has today released three new labour market reports that shed more light on the effects of the COVID-19 on the African jobs market.
Rystad Energy analysis shows oilfield service purchases is set to lose $340b until 2028 as peak oil is closer than ever
04-12-2020 | 09:57:00
The oilfield service (OFS) market is projected to lose a cumulative $340 billion in purchases value over the next eight years, a Rystad Energy analysis shows.
Africa's smartphone market grows in Q3 2020, feature phone shipments decline, report
03-12-2020 | 08:16:00
Africa's overall mobile phone market shipments declined 6.0% year on year (YoY) in Q3 2020, according to the latest insights from global technology research and consulting firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
African Energy Chamber projects Africa’s power demand to keep rising between 4-5% per year
03-12-2020 | 07:49:00
African Energy Chamber reports that Africa’s electricity generation capacity has grown at an average of 4.8 percent per annum since 2008.
Middle East and Africa gas turbine market to reach $ 5006.04 million by 2027, report
01-12-2020 | 15:07:00
The gas turbine market in Middle East and Africa (MEA) is expected to grow from $ 3383.00 million in 2018 to $ 5006.04 million by 2027at a compounded annual growth rate of 4.5% from 2019 to 2027 according to a new survey by ReportLinker.
Webb Fontaine announces investments to open Artificial Intelligence R&D centre in Africa
01-12-2020 | 15:04:37
Webb Fontaine has announced crucial investments into Africa with plans to open an Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Centre in Africa.
WHO calls for reinvigorated action to fight malaria
30-11-2020 | 13:06:21
The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries and global health partners to step up the fight against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that continues to claim hundreds of thousands of lives each year.
Off-grid solar generation could affect how Africa uses coal, natural gas for electricity
25-11-2020 | 09:19:00
In the International Energy Outlook 2020 (IEO2020), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects electricity generation in Africa using two cases with different assumptions about how future electricity needs are fulfilled.
AfDB's investments are transforming the continent, unlocking economic potential and spurring development, report
23-11-2020 | 07:19:00
From agro-processing initiatives to energy, transportation and water and sanitation services, transformative investments by the African Development Bank (AfDB) are paving the way to unlock Africa’s economic potential, according to the 2020 ADER.
Eutelsat’s survey confirms 7/8° West neighborhood as predominant broadcast position for Egyptian TV homes
23-11-2020 | 06:49:00
Eutelsat Communications revealed the findings of a new Egyptian television market survey, confirming its 7/8° West hotspot as the most powerful neighborhood for satellite television for the country.
Ethiopia achieved positive poverty reduction but inequalities persist, report
19-11-2020 | 08:10:00
Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has registered fast economic growth which has led to significant national poverty reduction.