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Egypt’s software piracy drop, legal reforms boost foreign investment

09-18-2018 | 09:02:00
Egypt has seen a two percent drop in its software piracy rate to reach (59%), the U.S.-based Business Software Alliance said in its recent study, released last June.

Nestlé, Ashoka launch program to mentor Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

09-18-2018 | 08:58:00
Nestlé and Ashoka have kick-started a social investment accelerator program to accelerate social entrepreneurship and boost the economic development of Africa on 10th September 2018.

Angola Airlines and Portuguese TAP to increase weekly flights

09-18-2018 | 08:20:00
TAAG Angola airline and Portuguese TAP are preparing to increase weekly flights between Luanda and Lisbon, based on an agreement on air transport agreement between Angola and Portugal.

Aurecon appoints Graça Sim-Sim country manager for Rwanda

09-18-2018 | 08:20:00
Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has appointed Graça Sim-Sim as its Country Manager for Rwanda.

[Uganda] Block Commodities, Pure Grow launch food pilot project

09-18-2018 | 08:15:00
Block Commodities Limited, the innovative commodity trader operating in Africa has entered into a strategic partnership with Pure Grow Africa Limited supplier of high-quality agricultural produce based in Uganda.

Absa launches UK office

09-18-2018 | 06:12:00
Absa, one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups, has launched its UK office.

Ethiopian Airlines adds Alipay to its mobile payment platform

09-18-2018 | 06:08:00
Ethiopian Airlines has partnered with CellPoint Mobile to accept payments via Alipay – China's leading alternative payment method (APM), in the mobile app of Ethiopian Airlines.

Tigo Tanzania launches 4G+ network

09-18-2018 | 06:04:00
Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company Tigo, has heightened the availability of ultra-fast digital experience for data customers in the country with the launch of 4G+ network.

Africa50 names five new independent board members

09-18-2018 | 06:00:00
Africa50 shareholders have approved the expansion of the Board of Directors to include at least half independent directors.

Abra targets African investors with cryptocurrency platform

09-17-2018 | 13:26:48
Global currency wallet and exchange Abra has added super-private cryptocurrency Monero to its platform in a move it says is aimed directly at helping emerging economies - including Africa - drive a revolution in global financial inclusion

[Kenya] Oserian Flowers raises alarm over biting fertilizer shortage

09-17-2018 | 13:16:20
One of Kenya’s leading flower grower and exporter Oserian Development Company has sounded the alarm over massive fertilizer shortage in the country.

Egypt’s software piracy drop boosts foreign investment, study

09-17-2018 | 11:58:00
Egypt has seen a two percent drop in its software piracy rate to reach 59 per cent, the U.S.-based Business Software Alliance said in its recent study, released last June.

[Kenya] ImpalaPay partners with World Capacity Builders

09-17-2018 | 11:42:23
World Capacity builders, a British Colombian company, and ImpalaPay Limited a Fintech operating in Kenya recently signed an MOU and are officially strategic partners.

Study shows children’s online activities Nigeria - Kaspersky report

09-17-2018 | 09:38:00
Kaspersky Lab has revealed the online activities of children across Nigeria, based on statistics from the company’s Parental Control modules.

[Nigeria] Aster DM Healthcare partners with Afe Babalola University

09-17-2018 | 09:33:00
Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in Asia, has entered into a partnership agreement with a leading university hospital in Nigeria.

The Carlyle Group completes acquisition of Abacus in East Africa

09-17-2018 | 09:32:00
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in AK Life Sciences, Abacus, a pharmaceutical company in East Africa.

South Africa companies in Russia to seek export opportunities

09-17-2018 | 09:25:47
The South African business delegation that will take part in the World Food Moscow is in Russia to seek export opportunities in the local agro-processing market.

Morocco receives seven million tourists in seven months

09-17-2018 | 09:22:09
A total of 7 million tourists visited Morocco in the first seven months of 2018, up 7 percent year on year, according to statistics released by the Moroccan Tourism Ministry

German Chancellor, Merkel, in Algeria for trade, migration talks

09-17-2018 | 08:03:00
Chancellor Merkel is headed for Algeria to find ways to boost trade with the Mediterranean nation. But the complicated issue of migration will loom over her talks as Berlin looks for ways to stem irregular migration.

[Nigeria] Insurance sector records 300% premiums growth in 10 years

09-17-2018 | 06:57:51
The Insurance Sector in Nigeria enjoyed a steady growth with Premiums increased of 300 per cent from N75 billion to over N300 billion between 2005 and 2015