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[South Africa] Agro-processing sector companies to showcase products in Russia

09-17-2019 | 06:51:00
A group of 35 South African companies from the agro-processing sector will showcase their products at the 28th annual World Food Moscow International Exhibition in Russia.

[South Africa] NEC XON partners with NCELL International to unveil solution for mobile operators and tower companies

09-17-2019 | 06:44:00
NEC XON has partnered with NCELL International to use its smart lithium technology to serve the needs of wireless and tower communications operators, macro and small cell sites.

Agricultural innovation & technology hold key to poverty reduction in South Asia and Africa, World Bank

09-17-2019 | 06:24:00
Developing countries need to dramatically increase agricultural innovation and the use of technology by farmers, to eliminate poverty, meet the rising demand for food, and cope with the adverse effects of climate change.

Fairmoney raises 10 million euros to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria and beyond

09-16-2019 | 13:15:00
FairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a 10 million-euro Series A round of investment led by Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, the partners of DST Global, and existing seed investors Newfund, Speedinvest, and Le Studio VC.

Ethiopian Airlines launches two new digital payment methods to serve Chinese and Middle Eastern markets

09-16-2019 | 13:10:00
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa and 4-star SkyTrax certified global airline, is expanding its partnership with CellPoint Digital, a provider of digital commerce and payment solutions for airlines.

SAP and Uber partner to modernize freight industry through intelligent process automation

09-16-2019 | 11:10:00
SAP and Uber Freight announced a partnership to modernize the freight industry through intelligent process automation and better access to a network of connected and reliable drivers.

[South Africa] Accenture migrates Exxaro to cloud boosting revenue

09-16-2019 | 11:05:00
Accenture has collaborated with Exxaro, one of South Africa's coal producers, to help digitally transform its business and unlock new revenue streams by managing the migration of its SAP solutions.

TriLinc Global Impact Fund invests $3 million in Sub Saharan Africa

09-16-2019 | 09:12:29
TriLinc Global Impact Fund has announced that it recently approved $3 million in a term loan transaction in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Fenix International partners with Vodacom to launch off-grid solar in Mozambique

09-16-2019 | 08:28:00
Fenix International, a next-generation energy company and subsidiary of ENGIE, opens its sixth market in Mozambique, where it expects to reach 200,000 households with clean energy and inclusive financial services within 3 years.

Telecom Egypt, ACUD enter agreement for EGP40b telecom and smart services network

09-16-2019 | 08:10:00
Telecom Egypt and the Administrative Capital for Urban Development have signed an agreement to build and operate a telecom networks in the new administrative capital as well as to provide smart and security services networks.

Africa Finance Corporation closes debut dual currency samurai loan facility

09-16-2019 | 07:55:00
Africa Finance Corporation, African investment-grade infrastructure solutions provider, has announced the successful closure of general syndication which raised US$ 233 million and JPY 1 billion.

Ethiopian Airlines to launch flights to Houston

09-16-2019 | 07:49:00
Ethiopian Airlines has finalized all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flights to Houston, Texas as of December 16, 2019.

[Nigeria] NCC pins telecoms growth on effective collaboration of industry, academia

09-16-2019 | 07:27:00
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the rise in tempo and sophistication of innovations in communication technology hold greater if there is sustained synergy and collaborative linkages between the academia and the industry.

Jumia launches online shopping mall, signs over 50 partners

09-16-2019 | 07:21:54
E-commerce platform, Jumia, has introduced a new service to customers dubbed ‘Jumia Mall’.

TradeMark East Africa and East Africa’s Freight Forwarders body ink $3.5million deal to boost East Africa’s logistics sector

09-16-2019 | 07:18:10
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) has announced funding the Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA) with $3.5Million.

ITU and Cisco launch digital transformation initiative

09-16-2019 | 07:16:00
ITU, has partnered with Cisco to launch the Digital Transformation Centers Initiative to equip people with the skills needed to effectively participate in today's digital society and economy.

Ethiopian Airlines launches digitized layover package targeting passengers on transit

09-13-2019 | 13:14:00
Ethiopian Airlines has launched a digitized transit package dubbed Feel Addis targeting passengers flying with layover between eight and 24 hours in Addis Ababa.

Angola rolls out electronic payment system to ease import registration

09-13-2019 | 13:09:54
Angola’s Ministry of Commerce has presented an electronic payment system for import, export and re-export registration with a view to facilitating and reducing bureaucracy.

GAC TR signs exclusive marketing contract with EgyptAir Cargo

09-13-2019 | 12:57:00
ECS Group’s Turkish subsidiary GAC TR (Globe Air Cargo Turkey) has signed an exclusivity contract with EgyptAir Cargo to begin optimising marketing of its cargo offering from September.

Asikana Network partners with Facebook to launch Ezibo Digital Literacy programme in Zambia

09-13-2019 | 11:19:00
Asikana Network has launched eZibo Digital Literacy program in Zambia, in partnership with Facebook.