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European Investment Bank to invest €30 million in Angola SMEs

07-16-2019 | 06:20:08
The European Investment Bank intends to provide 30 million euros of funding to support Angolan small and medium-sized enterprises, Angolan bank representative Marc Leistner has said.

Hapag-Lloyd launches new Africa service

07-15-2019 | 14:16:00
Hapag-Lloyd is expanding its African liner services and will offer its MIAX (Middle East-India-Africa Express) service starting in October 2019.

NEPAD officially becomes the African Union development agency

07-15-2019 | 14:13:00
The Executive Council of the African Union adopted the Statute, Rules of Procedure and Structure of African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD).

Angola Cables launches cloud service

07-15-2019 | 11:32:02
Angola Cables, an Angolan multinational telecommunications company has launched Angola Cables Cloud Service to the African market.

Tata Communications and Smart Africa Alliance launch project to bridge digital divide in Africa

07-15-2019 | 11:29:15
Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS) has announced the launch of its pioneering Skill Africa Program, in association with the Smart Africa Alliance.

[South Africa] Government invests R40bn to support 400 new black industrialists

07-15-2019 | 08:32:50
Trade, Industry and Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says government will over the next five years invest R40 billion to create an additional 400 black industrialists.

UNDP, Tony Elumelu Foundation partner to empower 100,000 African entrepreneurs

07-15-2019 | 07:42:00
The United Nations Development Programme has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa over 10 years.

[Nigeria] Access Bank partners She Leads Africa on Facebook Program for training female entrepreneurs

07-15-2019 | 07:24:00
Access Bank, in partnership with She Leads Africa, has concluded the first phase of #SheMeansBusiness, a Facebook programme aimed at empowering female SMEs on how to leverage digital platforms to drive growth in their businesses.

[South Africa] Luno launches Ethereum Rand trading on its exchange

07-15-2019 | 07:16:00
South African cryptocurrency traders are now able to buy Ethereum using Rands directly on the Luno exchange at launch fees of between 0% and 0.2%.

Triciabiz launches online business school for entrepreneurs in Africa

07-15-2019 | 06:08:54
Business coach and trainer, TriciaBiz has launched an online business school, Business Lab Africa with the aim of helping entrepreneurs in Africa succeed in business.

Sahara Power Group backs AfCFTA to transform Africa’s power sector

07-15-2019 | 06:06:23
Sahara Power Group’s Managing Director Kola Adesina has said the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has the potential to transform the continent’s power sector.

IFDC, FrieslandCampina WAMCO partner to transform local milk production in Nigeria

07-15-2019 | 06:04:01
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has signed a partnership agreement with FrieslandCampina Wamco (FCW) to transform and lead the local dairy sector in Nigeria.

Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Misr sign four agreements to provide virtual fixed voice and bitstream services

07-15-2019 | 06:03:26
Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Misr have signed four agreements to maximize their customers’ interest and provide them with the best services available in the Egyptian market.

African ICT Foundation seeks end to illegal online surveillance of citizens

07-12-2019 | 13:30:51
The African ICT Foundation has called on state and non-state actors to end the Illegal surveillance, control, and interception of online user communications.

Multichoice Africa and Discovery Inc announce launch of Real Time channel

07-12-2019 | 13:26:00
Multichoice Africa in collaboration with Discovery, Inc. today announced the expansion of its portfolio in Africa with the launch of Real Time on DStv and GOtv in more countries across the continent.

Sparkle selects Djibouti Data Center as its IP Hub in Africa

07-12-2019 | 11:06:00
Sparkle has announced that it has moved its Djibouti Point of Presence (PoP) into the Djibouti Data Center (DDC) selecting it as Sparkle’s IP hub for its expansion to East and South Africa.

Subex and Rhino Niger Networks sign partnership to offer telecom analytics solutions in Africa

07-12-2019 | 11:02:00
Subex, a leading telecom analytics solution provider, announced a strategic partnership with Rhino Niger Networks to cater to the digital transformation demands within the African markets.

[Kenya] KCB feted best bank in the region

07-12-2019 | 10:05:00
KCB Bank has been named the Best Bank in the Country and the Region’s Best Bank for SMEs during the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019.

[South Africa] MTN Zakhele-Futhi Scheme inconsistent with B-BBEE Act objectives, Commission

07-12-2019 | 09:25:00
Investigations by the B-BBEE Commission initiated in 2017 against MTN Group Limited has found the MTN Zakhele-Futhi Scheme that was announced by MTN on 12 September 2016 to be contrary to the objectives of the B-BBEE Act.

[Côte d’Ivoire] Economic outlook, why its time to produce Cocoa inclusively and responsibly, World Bank

07-12-2019 | 09:04:00
The World Bank ninth economic update for Côte d’Ivoire confirms the positive trends noted in the past year but qualifies this assessment because of several risk factors, in particular the uncertainty linked to the 2020 presidential elections.