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Petrogress, Inc. announces expansion to Nigeria
23-02-2018 | 10:32:00
Petrogress Int’l, LLC, a subsidiary of Petrogress, Inc. has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding and a Partnership Agreement with A&E Petroleum Co. Limited, a Nigerian corporation.
Namibia Rare Earths Inc completes acquisition of Critical Metal Properties
23-02-2018 | 10:30:00
Namibia Rare Earths Inc, a Canadian company with Namibian mining interests has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of critical metal properties from Gecko Namibia.
UNWTO signs agreement with Nigeria Tourism Corporation to strengthen national tourism statistical system
23-02-2018 | 08:17:00
In an effort to better measure tourism growth and development in Africa, United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO, has signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation.
[Sierra Leone] Easy Solar receives funding from Acumen and Gaia Impact Fund to accelerate access to off grid solutions
23-02-2018 | 06:30:00
Acumen, the nonprofit global venture fund, and Gaia Impact Fund, a venture fund specializing in clean energy have announced their investment in Azimuth, trading as Easy Solar, a pay-as-you-go solar distribution company operating in Sierra Leone.
Angola Cables targets US customers with upgraded network
23-02-2018 | 06:15:00
Angola Cables, an Angolan telecommunications multinational has announced that U.S.-based, FiberLight, LLC will provide backhaul connectivity in the U.S., starting with the Miami, Florida region.
[Mozambique] Anadarko petroleum announces sale and purchase agreement of natural gas with with Électricité de France
22-02-2018 | 13:00:00
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has announced MozambiqueLNG1 Company Pte. Ltd., the jointly owned sales entity of the Mozambique Area 1 co-venturers, has entered into a long-term LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Électricité de France.
A.M. Best downgrades credit ratings of Kenya Reinsurance
22-02-2018 | 11:40:00
Credit rating agency A.M. Best has downgraded the financial strength rating to B, Fair, from B+, Good, and the Long-Term Issuer Rating to bb+ from bbb- of Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited, Kenya Re.
Standard Bank partners with UnionPay International to provide Africa with cashless access to China
22-02-2018 | 09:10:00
In a dual development set to transform Africa’s access to China as well as simplify the ability of Chinese to transact in Africa, Standard Bank has signed an agreement with UnionPay International to accept UnionPay cards in multiple African markets.
Isuzu Motors announces entry of Isuzu mu-X into Sub Saharan Africa market in the second half of 2018
22-02-2018 | 06:12:00
Isuzu Motors South Africa has announced the entry of the Sports Utility Vehicle segment with the introduction of the popular Isuzu mu-X into the South African and Sub-Saharan Africa market in the second half of the year.
Angola exempts tourism visas to Botswana, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe
22-02-2018 | 06:04:00
Angola has exempted tourism visas to stay up to 30 days per entry and 90 days a year to four African countries and one Asia nation, based on the principle of diplomatic reciprocity.
Chimata Gold Corp signs a binding letter of intent with Zimbabwe Lithium Company
22-02-2018 | 06:00:00
Chimata Gold Corp has entered into a binding letter of intent with Zimbabwe Lithium Company (Mauritius) Limited, a privately held company incorporated under the laws of Mauritius.
Andersen Tax & Legal launches in Egypt
21-02-2018 | 08:25:39
International tax and legal company Andersen launches in Egypt this week as Maher Milad Iskander and Co., an Egyptian tax and legal firm based in Cairo, formally adopts the name Andersen Tax & Legal.
Mozambique joins the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Southern African States
21-02-2018 | 06:15:40
The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Southern Africa Development Community has become the first regional EPA in Africa to be fully operational after its implementation by Mozambique.
Kosmos Energy hails approval of inter governmental cooperation between Mauritania and Senegal on gas exploration
21-02-2018 | 06:06:00
International oil company, Kosmos Energy has confirmed that the governments of Mauritania and Senegal have signed an agreement enabling development of cross-border Tortue natural gas field to continue moving forward.
Noble Energy announces execution of sales agreements for export of gas to Egypt
20-02-2018 | 13:19:00
American petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company Noble Energy, Inc. has signed agreements to sell significant quantities of natural gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields to Dolphinus Holdings Limited to supply gas in Egypt.
Republic of Congo launches iGuide to showcase investment opportunities
20-02-2018 | 11:10:45
The electronic investment platform, the iGuide, developed by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with UNCTAD, has been unveiled by the Investment Promotion Agency (API) of the Republic of the Congo in Brazzaville.
SloanLED awarded Engen project to roll out LED technology in South Africa
20-02-2018 | 09:07:00
SloanLED, a company providing LED technology, has won a national rollout LED lighting upgrade with Engen, one of Africa’s leading energy companies.
United Kingdom to support solar energy industry in Uganda
20-02-2018 | 08:59:00
The British High Commissioner to Uganda, Peter West has announced a new partnership between the UK’s Department for International Development and the United Nations Capital Development Fund in Uganda.
European Investment Bank to invest $85 million in Rwanda’s infrastructure and private sector
20-02-2018 | 07:41:58
During a high-level visit to Kigali later this week the European Investment Bank is expected to confirm EUR 69 million, $85 milllion, of new infrastructure and private sector investment in Rwanda.
RTI International awarded USAID Power Africa contract
20-02-2018 | 07:35:34
Research Triangle Park, NC—RTI International has been named a prime contractor on the United States Agency for International DevelopmentPower Africa indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.
Intertek renews contract with Kenyan government for its export conformity to standards programme
20-02-2018 | 07:32:00
Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has extended its contract with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) to continue to manage its Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Programme.
FarEye targets 175 million online shoppers of Africa with its parcel shop technology, 'Drop&Pick'
20-02-2018 | 07:27:45
FarEye, a digital logistics platform has unveiled a new parcel shop technology dubbed 'Drop&Pick'.
CNN and Dangote Industries deepen partnership with new TV brand campaign
19-02-2018 | 14:00:00
CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) and Dangote Industries are expanding their long-term partnership by renewing Dangote’s sponsorship within CNN Marketplace Africa, launching a new brand campaign on CNN TV and Digital.
[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority approves license for online foreign exchange broker
19-02-2018 | 12:08:00
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority has approved the grant of a license to Execution Point Limited to operate as a Non – Dealing Online Foreign Exchange Broker.
COMESA renews mining deal with Western Australia
19-02-2018 | 10:01:28
COMESA Secretariat and the Government of Western Australia have renewed the Memorandum of Understanding on mining for a six years period.
Rwanda bets on innovative partnerships to grow economy
19-02-2018 | 09:04:55
“Rwanda’s transformational agenda requires innovative partnerships engaging all stakeholders” the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete said while opening the 14th Development Partners retreat in Rubavu district.
22 countries have signed the COMESA- EAC- SADC free trade agreement
19-02-2018 | 09:00:28
A total of 22 countries out of 26 have now signed the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement.
Trine partners with BBOXX to unveil €6 million crowd investment initiative for off grid solar
19-02-2018 | 08:51:11
TRINE has launched the world’s largest crowd-investment initiative for off-grid solar.
The African Development Bank updates its African Bond Index
19-02-2018 | 08:46:00
The African Development Bank has updated its composite index available to Bloomberg Professional® service subscribers via {BADB Index}.
Isuzu Motors launches South Africa operations
16-02-2018 | 13:38:50
Isuzu Motors has launched its business operations in South Africa. This follows the announcement of last year where Isuzu had said that it would purchase the light commercial vehicle operations in Port Elizabeth.
AquaVenture Holdings to acquire majority stake in desalination plant in Ghana
16-02-2018 | 13:34:51
AquaVenture Holdings Limited, a provider of Water-as-a-Service™ solutions has entered into a binding agreement with Abengoa Water to purchase a majority interest in a desalination plant in Accra, Ghana.
[Kenya] I&M Bank trains eyes on digital transformation with Fiorano Software
16-02-2018 | 11:21:28
Silicon Valley based digital solutions provider Fiorano Software has been selected by I&M Bank, Kenya to achieve digital transformation to reduce time-to-market while integrating its Finacle, Core Banking System.
[South Africa] Zensar selected to offer innovation that drives SynChem seamless business operations
16-02-2018 | 11:17:22
Zensar Technologies has won the mandate for providing JD Edwards 9.2 implementation for Africa’s leading specialty chemicals conglomerate, SynChem.
[Egypt] Gemalto selected to supply high speed passport readers for Cairo International Airport
16-02-2018 | 08:34:45
Gemalto, global digital security company, is supplying Cairo International, the second busiest airport in Africa, with automated document readers that will enable faster border crossings for millions of travelers.
RwandAir to start flights to Abuja and Cape Town
15-02-2018 | 13:22:40
Rwanda’s national carrier RwandAir is set to commence flights to Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa. RwandAir will operate four weekly flights from Kigali to Cape Town with a stopover in Harare.
[Nigeria] GE to increase output of Shell Petroleum’s Afam VI plant
15-02-2018 | 13:20:07
General Electric’s power service business has signed a Multi- year Service Agreement with Shell Petroleum for its 650MW Afam VI combined cycle power plant located in the South-eastern part of the country.
[Kenya] Farmers and vendors bolster earnings with agritech
15-02-2018 | 11:15:00
Agritech is transforming doing business among Kenyan farmers and vendors, CNN Marketplace Africa programme has learnt.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Africa open skies pact will change global business landscape
15-02-2018 | 11:09:00
Flying within Africa is a dreaded experience with many routes having no direct fights, forcing passengers to contend with expensive and circuitous flights sometimes involving going through Middle East and Europe to access an African destination.
[Startup Interview] Roshaan Kulpoo, Founder, United Pay Ltd, Mauritius
15-02-2018 | 11:07:00
As developing countries tap into the unrivaled potential of financial technologies to boost financial inclusion, United Pay Ltd, a Mauritius based company is working with banks to provide innovative digital payment solutions.
Flydubai to start daily flights to DR Congo from April
15-02-2018 | 06:40:00
Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 15 April.
Honoris United Universities welcomes EMSI and YK Business School to its pan African network
15-02-2018 | 06:32:00
Private pan-African higher education platform Honoris United Universities, says that Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur, EMSI, Morocco, and YK Business School, YKBS, Mauritius, formally joined the network as member institutions.
Afreximbank urges use of factoring to expand Africa’s regional value chains
15-02-2018 | 06:26:00
African countries should take make use of factoring in order to take advantage of the opportunities for expanding the continent’s regional value chains, participants at a regional factoring conference held in Dakar have heard.
Eni steps up renewable energy cooperation in Ghana
14-02-2018 | 13:00:00
The Managing Director of Eni Ghana Giancarlo Ruiu has signed two separate MOUs with the CEO of the Bui Power Authority Fred Oware and the CEO of the Volta River Authority Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, on the joint development of power generation from renewable sources.
OFID signs loan agreements to boost socioeconomic development in Côte d’Ivoire and Djibouti
14-02-2018 | 12:50:00
The Director-General of OFID, The OPEC Fund for International Development, Suleiman J Al-Herbish has signed loan agreements totaling $25 million with partner countries Djibouti and Côte d’Ivoire.
G20 seeks greater collaboration with Africa
14-02-2018 | 10:15:00
“We are here to listen and learn about what you consider as relevant for Africa and the African Union at the G20,” said Ambassador Pedro Villagra Delgado, Argentina’s Sherpa for the G20.
[Interview] Clement Tulezi, CEO, Kenya Flower Council
14-02-2018 | 06:33:00
Kenya Flower Council has a new boss. With an experience spanning 23 years across media, communications, marketing and international mediation, Clement Tulezi now takes charge of the umbrella growers and exporters body.
GE and Marinus Energy to build first-of-its-kind waste gas to power plant in Ghana
14-02-2018 | 06:15:28
As developing countries embrace innovation that will guarantee faster solutions to energy challenges, GE Power and Marinus Energy have announced a pilot project to capture Isopentane gas and use it as a fuel source for generating electricity.
Siemens signs agreement with Sudan power generating company to oversee running of station and port
13-02-2018 | 14:04:18
Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG Ms. Janina Kugel, together with regional and pan African executive management visited Sudan.
Cape Verde to set up international defense and security facility for Africa by 2020 to tackle growing security challenges
13-02-2018 | 13:57:28
By mid 2020, the Republic of Cape Verde will inaugurate a continental training center dedicated to African State Security Forces.
Daudo Vali appointed DHL Global Forwarding Country Manager for Mozambique
13-02-2018 | 13:03:35
DHL Global Forwarding, the international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has appointed Daúdo Vali as Country Manager, Mozambique.
[Egypt] Hilton unveils Cairo Heliopolis, set to launch Wadorf Astoria luxury brand
13-02-2018 | 13:00:15
Hilton continues its growth and development in Egypt, 60 years after first entering the country, with the opening of the Hilton Cairo Heliopolis.
African Development Fund receives $700 million from JICA to bolster Africa’s economic growth
13-02-2018 | 10:17:00
The Japan International Cooperation Agency has signed a loan agreement with the African Development Fund designed to provide an Official Development Assistance loan to the tune of $700.9 million.
Atradius Collections partners with Morocco company to grow African foothold
13-02-2018 | 08:15:19
International commercial debt collection services company Atradius Collections has expanded its international presence through a cooperation with a local partner in Morocco, Casablanca.
[Kenya] Oserian courts sustainable practices to produce globally competitive flowers
13-02-2018 | 07:00:00
Oserian Development Corporation, one of the world’s largest exporters of fresh cut flowers, has come up with a raft of measures aimed at maintaining production over a long period of time without compromising on natural systems.
Zambia selects Authentix as technology and services partner to combat illicit fuels
13-02-2018 | 06:05:00
Authentix, a global authentication and information services company has been picked by The Energy Regulation Board of Zambia as its technology and services partner to combat the illicit trade of refined fuels.
Dubai Investments commits $20 million to Africa Crest Education to promote quality education
13-02-2018 | 05:50:21
Investbridge Capital, an independent alternative asset management and advisory firm announced that it has arranged and advised on a $20 million direct investment by Dubai Investments into Africa Crest Education Holdings.
Construction starts on Cameroon’s first destination retail mall
12-02-2018 | 13:20:46
Actis, a leading growth markets investor has started construction on “Douala Grand Mall & Business Park”, Cameroon’s first destination retail & leisure mall.
Smoove extends bikeshare scheme to Nigeria
12-02-2018 | 13:08:19
Marrakesh, a pioneering city as regards environmental protection, set up the very first bikeshare scheme in Africa on the occasion of the COP22 that it hosted in 2016.
Merck Foundation signs agreement with African First Ladies Organization to build cancer and fertility care capacity in their countries
12-02-2018 | 11:54:00
Merck Foundation has signed an agreement with the African First Ladies Organization to raise awareness, building professional capacity and improving healthcare access in the field of Cancer and fertility care in Africa.
Africa should tap into the economic benefits of sports journalism, ECA
12-02-2018 | 08:55:59
Over the last two decades, there has been growing focus on sports tourism globally, involving travel for purposes of watching sports events, active participation in sports or simply to gaze at sports facilities infrastructure.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation contributes $62 million to health projects in Africa
12-02-2018 | 06:48:47
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced their commitment to contribute to the EU's External Investment Plan.
[Togo] A.M Best affirms credit rating of CICA Re
12-02-2018 | 06:36:57
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb+” of Compagnie Commune de Réassurance des Etats Membres de la Conférence Interafricaine des Marchés d’Assurances (CICA Re) Togo.
[Nigeria] Proparco provides $25 million to Access Bank to support agri- food sector
12-02-2018 | 06:27:48
Access Bank, a major player in the Nigerian banking sector, has been awarded a syndicated loan of $ 100 million by FMO, the Dutch development bank.
World Bank calls for skilled labour force and connectivity needed to modernize Côte d’Ivoire economy
12-02-2018 | 06:07:46
With a GDP growth rate projected to reach 7 percent in 2018 and 2019, Côte d’Ivoire continues to be one of the most dynamic economies in Africa.
BitPesa acquires TransferZero, European online money transfer service
09-02-2018 | 13:56:45
BitPesa, the first and largest blockchain payments platform for Africa and Europe has acquired TransferZero, an international, online money transfer platform.
TriLinc Global Impact Fund makes impact investments in Sub-Saharan Africa
09-02-2018 | 13:53:00
TriLinc Global Impact Fund says it recently approved $27.9 million in term loan and trade finance transactions with companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Emerging Europe.
Ecobank Foundation commits $750,000 to help eradicate malaria in Mozambique
09-02-2018 | 11:11:52
As part of its partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Ecobank Foundation is donating $ 750,000 to the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to help combat malaria in the country.
[South Africa] NEC increases investment in ICT solutions company XON
09-02-2018 | 11:06:23
Global information technology provider NEC Corporation has announced an increase in investment in XON Holdings Proprietary Limited, an ICT solutions company based in the Republic of South Africa, making it a subsidiary through NEC Europe Ltd.
Gambia rejoins Commonwealth
09-02-2018 | 08:19:54
Gambia has rejoined the Commonwealth after the Commonwealth Secretariat confirmed their application had been approved unanimously by Commonwealth Member States.
[Cape Verde] Makeblock partners with government to bridge STEAM education gap
09-02-2018 | 06:26:12
Makeblock, the global provider of STEAM education solutions, has teamed up with the government of Cape Verde on a mission to bridge STEAM education gap on Cape Verde Islands, Africa.
Earth-i- Ltd space firm to support Kenya and Rwanda coffee farmers improve crop yield
09-02-2018 | 06:22:04
The UK Government has announced an innovative new project to help Kenyan and Rwandese coffee farmers improve crop quality and yield.
Aidtrepreneurship grows small businesses in Africa
09-02-2018 | 06:17:00
A unique suite of support services is available to power the growth of micro and small enterprises in Africa.
[Angola] Banco Postal picks Fiorano software to drive digital transformation agenda
08-02-2018 | 13:07:00
Banco Postal Angola has successfully implemented a platform that tackles integration challenges in its digital transformation journey.
EAIF partners with IFC to refinance development of Mozambique power plant
08-02-2018 | 13:04:32
EAIF has signed a Participation Agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to provide a US$21million B loan to Central Termica de Ressano Garcia S.A.
[Interview] Jens Ischebeck, Founder of Apps-for-money-transfer Guide, Africa & Middle East
08-02-2018 | 12:20:00
Jens Ischebeck is an expert in fintech service providers in Africa, both global and regional. His website, www.apps-for-money-transfer.com, is designed to assist anyone living or operating in the African and Middle Eastern regions to send and receive money in the most quick, efficient, and cost-efficient manner possible.
UPS expands special commodities program to African countries
08-02-2018 | 11:45:12
Global package delivery company UPS has announced a major expansion to its International Special Commodities (ISC) program.
First wood and furniture testing center unveiled in Ghana to promote industrialization
08-02-2018 | 11:39:00
An innovative, new wood and furniture testing centre in Ghana has been commissioned by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization with support from the Government of Switzerland.
EnSync Energy announces entry into African markets with micro utility project
08-02-2018 | 08:37:07
EnSync, Inc a developer of innovative distributed energy resources has announced its entry into the rapidly growing African microgrid market through the sale of a project that will deliver electricity to an East African village.
[Column] Bob Koigi: For a competitive floriculture sector think sustainability and innovation
08-02-2018 | 06:22:23
Weather changes coupled with a shift in preference by flower growers in farming technologies to sate market demands are seeing flower farms realign their operations.
Ireland signs double taxation agreement with Ghana to boost West African trade
08-02-2018 | 06:19:23
Ireland has signed a double taxation agreement with Ghana, an important step to increase trade with West Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines picks Dokasch to provide packaging solution
08-02-2018 | 06:16:33
Ethiopian Airlines is the latest client of DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, the provider of climate-controlled solutions for air cargo, for its Opticooler.
[Startup Interview] Happy Koffi Djebou, Co-Founder, Afriscanlink I/S
07-02-2018 | 13:16:01
Afriscanlink I/S is a consultancy firm based in Denmark that is positioning African businesses in the global marketplace while connecting African SMEs to international clients.
Sterling and Wilson to build Zambia’s largest solar plant
07-02-2018 | 12:50:00
Sterling and Wilson, global solar company has been chosen to construct Zambia’s largest solar plant, of capacity 54.3 Megawatt peak.
Opera News reaches one million downloads in four weeks in Africa
07-02-2018 | 12:04:00
Opera News reaches 1 million downloads in just four weeks and becomes the number 1 news app on Google Play Store in Africa
[South Africa] Government and Table Grape Industry to launch seedless breeding programme in Germany
07-02-2018 | 09:59:47
The Agricultural Research Council, in partnership with the South African Table Grape Industry and Culdevco will launch the seedless breeding red table grape variety called Joybells.
Shikun & Binui secures new $309 million contract to build airport in Uganda
07-02-2018 | 07:27:01
Israeli based construction and infrastructure company Shikun & Binui Ltd has secured a new contract to build an airport in Uganda.
[South Africa] IFC extends $100 million in finance to FNB to expand SME lending
07-02-2018 | 07:17:39
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced new financing of R1.2 billion, $100 million, to support FNB’s lending to small and medium enterprises, with a focus on women-owned businesses.
doTERRA announces co-impact sourcing initiatives in Kenya, targets to create 5,000 farming jobs by 2020
07-02-2018 | 07:05:07
Global player in the in sourcing, testing, manufacturing, and distributing of essential oils doTERRA has unveiled its social impact and community building initiatives in Kenya.
[South Africa] Woolworths picks Centric Software to provide product lifecycle management solutions for its fashion business
07-02-2018 | 06:55:53
Woolworths Proprietary Limited, a prominent South African retail chain, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for its Fashion, Beauty and Home business.
Global experts release guide on Fall Armyworm management, a critical food security threat in Africa
06-02-2018 | 13:23:00
In 2016, an invasive crop pest called the fall armyworm was first confirmed in Africa. Native to the Americas, FAW can feed on 80 different crop species including maize, a staple food consumed by over 300 million African smallholder farm families.
Facebook joins hands with partners across Africa for a safer Internet
06-02-2018 | 13:20:00
Celebrating Safer Internet Day, Facebook has announced a number of partnerships across Africa with over 20 institutions to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all.
[South Africa] Nedbank and FEXCO launch dynamic currency conversion payment solution partnership targeting merchants
06-02-2018 | 11:12:09
Nedbank and FEXCO have announced a partnership through which FEXCO's dynamic currency conversion solution will be provided to Nedbank merchants and their international customers throughout South Africa.
Selina Wamucii lauds lift of ban on Kenya avocado exports
06-02-2018 | 10:15:00
Kenya based fresh produce exporter Selina Wamucii Ltd has hailed the directive by Kenya’s Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) to lift a temporary ban on export of all Kenyan Fuerte and Hass avocado varieties over maturity issues.
World Bank and Liberian Government sign $24.67m grant to strengthen governance, boost economic transformation
06-02-2018 | 09:17:00
The World Bank and the Government of Liberia have signed a $24.67 million grant agreement for the Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation for Liberia.
[Kenya] Sendy set for East Africa expansion
06-02-2018 | 09:00:29
Sendy, an on-demand delivery services platform operating across Kenya, has completed a Series A investment round, led by DOB Equity. DOB Equity will invest alongside CFAO, member of the Toyota Group, and other private investors.
[Mali] Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and Akuo Energy to finance construction of largest solar plant in West Africa
06-02-2018 | 08:51:59
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), which is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and Akuo Energy, French green independent power produced have agreed to finance the Akuo Kita Solar power plant, to be built at Kita in southern Mali.
Tanzania selects HID Global to deliver electronic passports
06-02-2018 | 06:32:00
HID Global®, a company involved in identity solutions has been selected by the government of Tanzania as its prime supplier for an end-to-end solution for issuing electronic passports as part of Tanzania’s transformative e-Immigration programme.
Total sells 25 per cent stake in South African exploration block to Qatar Petroleum
06-02-2018 | 06:24:00
Integrated oil and gas company Total has signed an agreement to sell a 25 per cent interest in the Exploration Block 11B/12B, offshore South Africa, to Qatar Petroleum.
Goodwell Investments raises $25 million for inclusive economy in Sub Saharan Africa
06-02-2018 | 06:16:00
Goodwell Investments has raised $25 million, 20 million Euro, from over 30 investors for investments in inclusive economy in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kosmos Energy completes drilling of well in offshore Senegal, yields no gas
06-02-2018 | 06:08:00
American oil international company Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Requin Tigre-1 exploration well located in Senegal’s Saint Louis Offshore Profond block.