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M&A deal value in Africa rises 32% in H1 2019

08-19-2019 | 09:06:18
There has been a sharp increase in the value of total mergers and acquisitions deals in Africa in the first half of 2019.

[Nigeria] NNPC targets China to boost crude oil reserves

08-19-2019 | 08:53:28
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential for it to actualize the nation’s crude Oil reserves and 3m barrels per day oil production target by 2023.

MTN and biNu partner to enable all websites and apps #datafree for South Africans

08-19-2019 | 08:43:46
MTN and #datafree pioneer biNu have entered a partnership that will enable mobile subscribers in South Africa to access websites and apps #datafree.

Kenya Airways adds two direct flights on the Nairobi- Cape Town route

08-16-2019 | 12:05:37
Cape Town Air Access has announced the addition of two direct flights to the weekly Cape Town-Nairobi service, operated by Kenya Airways.

Airtel mulls introducing mobile money in Nigeria

08-16-2019 | 12:02:00
Telecommunication company Airtel Africa has announced plans to roll out mobile money in Nigeria.

AfroChampions unveils drive to finance the African Continental Free Trade Area

08-16-2019 | 08:46:00
The AfroChampions Initiative has formally launched a private sector investment framework to secure financing for the African Continental Free Trade Area.

Endangered Wildlife Trust launches knowledge hub to save African Lion

08-16-2019 | 08:43:00
A new knowledge hub has been launched by the Endangered Wildlife Trust to accurately quantify the numbers and population trends of the African Lion, and document its presence or absence across its range.

Capital Markets Authority approves Kenya’s first green bond

08-16-2019 | 06:55:00
Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the issuance of Kenya’s first unlisted green bond, to be issued by Acorn Project (Two) Limited Liability Partnership.

[South Africa] Vodacom reaches 16 million rural people with 4G network

08-16-2019 | 06:53:00
Vodacom South Africa said it has extended its rural and deep rural 4G coverage to over 16 million people.

SAP equips 700 Ghana teachers with digital skills as part of Africa Code Week

08-16-2019 | 06:50:00
Nearly 700 teachers in Ghana completed their digital skills training this month as part of the country’s preparations for SAP Africa Code Week.

EgyptAir’s B787-9 Dreamliner set to fly to Beijing

08-16-2019 | 06:47:06
EgyptAir has said that the first ever flight for the sixth and last Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is set to be operated on the company's route to Beijing on Sunday.

Africa Oil announces major oil discovery offshore Guyana

08-15-2019 | 14:13:43
Africa Oil is pleased to announce a significant oil discovery on the Orinduik Block, offshore Guyana.

G3G South Africa awarded SAP Gold Partner status

08-15-2019 | 13:59:00
G3G South Africa has announced the achievement of SAP Gold Partner status, an award is in recognition of their numerous successful implementations of both SAP Business One and SAP S/4HANA solutions.

Standard and Poor’s upgrades Rwanda’s rating to B+ on strong economic prospects

08-15-2019 | 12:12:00
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has raised its long-term sovereign credit rating on Rwanda to 'B+' from 'B'.

[South Africa] SANSA space operations tracks Chandrayaan 2 to the Moon

08-15-2019 | 11:44:29
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) facility in Hartebeesthoek is part of various international ground stations that are tracking Chandrayaan 2 and ensuring that it will land safely on the Moon.

Voith launches on-site machining and service tools capabilities for Southern Africa

08-15-2019 | 11:30:00
The technology group Voith is strengthening its hydropower service portfolio for Southern Africa.

South Africa, Zambia deepen relations to bolster economic opportunities

08-15-2019 | 11:07:00
The South African Acting High Commissioner to Zambia, Mr Marx Cameron said that South Africa and Zambia have tried and tested relations that boasts economic opportunities for the future of both countries.

UK aid to provide food to hundreds of thousands people living on the edge of famine in South Sudan

08-15-2019 | 10:28:15
Hundreds of thousands of people starving in South Sudan will receive lifesaving food and water, courtesy of the UK aid.

The expanded Walvis Bay Port to net more tourists in Namibia

08-15-2019 | 09:44:13
With its sand dunes and abundant birdlife, Walvis Bay is already an important centre of tourism activity in Namibia.

[Nigeria] NNPC, NOSDRA begin collaboration to stem oil spillage

08-15-2019 | 09:18:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency have expressed their willingness to work closer with the aim of mitigating the incidences of oil spill across the country.