In line with its plan to reduce its emissions of CO2, Sasol has signed an exclusive negotiation agreement for Air Liquide to acquire the biggest oxygen production site in the world located in Secunda in South Africa.
South Africa responded swiftly to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the sharp drop in activity adds to long-standing challenges and raises the urgency for structural reforms, according to a new OECD report.
DFC and the members of the 2X Challenge have catalyzed more than $4.5 billion of investment in the world’s women, far surpassing the initiative’s initial goal of $3 billion by the end of 2020
The COMESA Secretariat has developed a draft COVID-19 Regional Food and Nutrition Security Response Plan to improve agricultural productivity, enhance access to competitive markets and trade in agri-food commodities in the region.
Lagos based Netcom Africa has solidified its footprint in Nigeria’s tech market with the deployment of IT Infrastructure Optimization services targeting corporate Nigerian corporate where high-end tech services are steadily on the rise.
More than half of Ghanaians of voting age surveyed in the Ghana Election Poll do not think the country is ready for another political party outside the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Santam will pay up to R1 billion in urgent relief to policyholders in the hospitality, leisure and non-essential retail services industries who have the Contingent Business Interruption (CBI) extension in their policy cover with the company.
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced that commercial flights will once again be welcomed back into the East African country from August 1, 2020.
Andersen Global has announced its entrance into Cotonou, Benin with the addition of collaborating firm Fiduciaire Conseil and Assistance (FCA), a full-service tax and legal firm founded 20 years ago.
GOIL, in partnership with the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), have launched the use of the gh-link card on GOIL’s Point of Sale (POS) devices across the country.
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) announced the financing of a R3 billion loan to City of Johannesburg (COJ) and R1.5 billion to City of Tshwane (COT).
REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable, and clean solar power for businesses, has deployed its first solar farm in Kenya for Menengai Farmers Ltd tea farm in Tigoni.
[Rwanda] HAPSMobile and Ministry of ICT to review use of high altitude platform stations to provide mobile internet connectivity
Rwanda Ministry of ICT and Innovation and HAPSMobile have signed an MOU to conduct a Joint Research Project on use of High Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) to provide mobile Internet connectivity in Rwanda.
The OPEC Fund approved $75 million to support socio economic development and COVID 19 recovery efforts in several developing countries.
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor announced an additional $75 million commitment to its existing trade finance facility with Absa Bank.
Fugro has begun its shallow water campaign for the ''2Africa'' subsea fibre-optic cable project which, once installed, will connect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
The Tripartite Council of Ministers of three regional economic communities in the eastern and southern Africa have approved new harmonized trade and transport facilitation guidelines.
French logistics giant Bolloré Transport & Logistics has been awarded a four-year contract by Assala Energy to supply light transport vehicles for the company’s oil operations, expanding its footprint in Gabon.
Tizeti, West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider has announced the successful upgrade of its core network infrastructure capacity to 100Gbps.
As plant pests and diseases continue to evolve a major priority for breeders and partners is developing better stress tolerant and higher yielding varieties faster and more cost effectively.