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[South Africa] Government targets rural schools with cyber labs to deepen ICT penetration

04-17-2019 | 06:37:00
An innovative initiative by government to supply modern technology equipment to disadvantaged schools in rural areas is set to change the lives of learners at these schools.

Komet announces sale of its Assets in Burkina Faso

04-17-2019 | 06:34:49
Canadian-based gold mining and exploration Komet Resources Inc has entered into an agreement to sell all the issued and outstanding shares that it holds in the share capital of its subsidiaries in Burkina Faso.

Arab Organization for Industrialization inks contract to establish $8 million solar energy station in Eritrea

04-17-2019 | 06:22:00
Arab Organization for Industrialization as signed a contract to establish a solar energy station in Eritrea with a total cost of $8 million.

[Kenya] Jumia scraps shipping fees for Jumia Global items

04-17-2019 | 02:12:00
Customers who shop for Jumia Global items will enjoy free international delivery after Jumia announced that it has scrapped the international shipping fees.

Google opens applications for its Google Africa Certifications Scholarships for 2019

04-17-2019 | 02:04:00
Google is offering 30,000 scholarship opportunities and 1,000 grants for the Google Associate Android, Mobile Web, and Associate Cloud Engineer certifications.

MEST Africa and Microsoft to host the 2019 Pan-African Tech Summit in Nairobi

04-17-2019 | 01:50:35
MEST Africa, the Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund and incubator, has officially announced its fourth annual MEST Africa Summit, in collaboration with Microsoft.

AngoNAP Fortaleza data centre to benefit content and data sharing between Latin America and Africa

04-17-2019 | 01:41:00
Telecom multinational, Angola Cables yesterday announced the opening of its carrier-neutral data centre, AngoNAP Fortaleza in Fortaleza, Brazil.

[Nigeria] Farmcrowdy partners with Livestock 247 to streamline farming operations

04-16-2019 | 19:05:00
Farmgate Africa, Nigeria’s agro-commodity aggregator platform has announced its partnership with Livestock247.com, an online Livestock Market.

African Gold Group completes share consolidation

04-16-2019 | 19:03:53
Mining company has announced that it has received final TSX Venture Exchange approval to complete its previously announced share consolidation.

[South Africa] Vodacom and Department of Social Development unveil community contact centre in KwaZulu-Natal

04-16-2019 | 17:14:00
Vodacom, in partnership with the KwaZulu Natal Department of Social Development, has launched a Contact Centre, allowing community members to connect with the department.

[Gabon] Japan, UNIDO invest in food security, women projects

04-16-2019 | 17:11:22
The Government of Japan has agreed to fund a $ 419, 682 project to improve livelihoods in Gabon through strengthened food security.

Telkom Kenya launches cloud-based voice services targeting businesses

04-16-2019 | 15:03:49
Telkom Kenya has introduced a new cloud-based fixed voice service dubbed “Omniconnect”, allowing SMEs and corporates to outsource for robust and secure cutting-edge technology.

First tranche of the 400 megawatts Benban Solar Power Plant in Egypt starts operation

04-16-2019 | 15:01:00
The first tranche of the 400MW Benban solar power plant project in Egypt - 65 MW – has been connected to the grid and officially entered commercial operations.

Mastercard recognized as South Africa’s best employer brand in the financial services sector

04-16-2019 | 14:45:49
Mastercard has been recognised as South Africa’s top employer brand in the financial services sector at the recent South Africa Best Employer Brand Awards 2019.

Kenya Airways activates codeshare in the US and Canada markets

04-16-2019 | 13:56:29
Kenya Airways has reached an agreement with Delta Airlines to activate its codeshare in the US and Canada.

Akon Lighting partners with Group A MondoBrain to provide accurate and sustainable energy solutions in Africa

04-16-2019 | 13:00:00
Akon has announced the signing of a formal partnership between Akon Lighting America (ALA) and Artificial Intelligence-solutions provider, Group A MondoBrain.

Afreximbank, African Union creating digital ecosystem to ease trade finance flows

04-16-2019 | 13:00:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is working, with the support of African Union (AU), to create a digital ecosystem that will eliminate the major bottlenecks to trade finance flows within Africa.

South Africa and World Economic Forum to establish 4IR Affiliate Centre

04-16-2019 | 11:32:59
South Africa will soon join the World Economic Forum's Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network (C4IR Network) alongside China, India and Japan by launching an Affiliate Centre.

SAP Next-Gen brings Women in Data Science to South Africa

04-16-2019 | 11:04:00
SAP Next-Gen has launched the local chapter of Women in Data Science, an initiative that seeks to educate female data scientists and encourage them to enter the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

Mobile industry in Côte d’Ivoire joins forces with GSMA to tackle handset theft

04-16-2019 | 11:03:03
The GSMA has announced that Côte d'Ivoire’s mobile industry has come together to support a major new initiative to guard against the use of stolen devices.