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Aurecon becomes first engineering consultancy firm to legally operate drones in South Africa

02-06-2019 | 08:31:00
Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, Aurecon has received a Remote Operating Certificate (ROC) from the South African Civil Aviation Authority to operate drones in South Africa.

[Kenya] Oserian targets top students with scholarships, job opportunities

02-06-2019 | 08:15:00
One of Kenya’s largest flower growers and exporters, Oserian Development Company has announced a series of scholarships for best students in the schools it manages.

[Kenya] Nairobi Garage opens third business hub

02-06-2019 | 06:34:31
Nairobi Garage has launched new premises in Nairobi Karen, now offering three state-of-the-art hubs creating an interlinking coworking network spanning the whole of Nairobi.

COMESA court goes digital

02-06-2019 | 06:18:00
The Court of Justice of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is implementing a paperless digital courtroom after signing up with CaseLines.

Google and Kenya Scouts Association launch 2019 edition of Web Rangers programme

02-06-2019 | 06:16:05
The Kenya Scouts Association, with the support of Google yesterday launched the 2019 edition of Web Rangers, a youth programme for online safety at an event to mark Safer Internet Day.

[South Africa] Eskom concludes $1 billion loan facility agreement with local and international banks

02-06-2019 | 06:15:07
South Africa's power utility company Eskom has concluded a R15 billion loan facility, approximately $1.1 billion, with a consortium of local and international banks.

Afreximbank announces $500 million programme to boost Tunisia-Africa trade

02-06-2019 | 06:11:00
The African Export-Import Bank is to implement a Tunisia-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme with an initial $500 million to promote trade between Tunisia and the rest of Africa.

[Kenya] Safaricom hosts 2019 Safer Internet Day

02-06-2019 | 06:08:57
Safaricom yesterday hosted the annual Safer Internet Day to advocate for the responsible use of the internet at an event held at the Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House.

[Togo] Ecobank and Terre des Hommes launch Safe Savings Project to empower street children escape poverty

02-06-2019 | 06:03:41
Pan African bank Ecobank, is partnering with leading international children rights NGO Terre des Hommes to offer digital financial services to Togo children living in the streets.

[South Africa] AI tech startup, Cortex Logic, secures investment to grow business beyond Africa

02-06-2019 | 05:23:30
South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic has secured growth investment to expand it’s reach to new clients in Europe and USA.

Egyptian Exchange activates Tunisian Exchange MoU

02-05-2019 | 13:03:54
The Egyptian Exchange has started activating the MoU with Tunisian Stock Exchange in preparation for the 17th Joint High Committee Meetings which will be hosted by Tunisia in the first quarter of 2019.

South African Airways resumes flights between Johannesburg and Malawi

02-05-2019 | 11:32:53
South African Airways (SAA) has resumed operations between Johannesburg and Blantyre, Malawi.

ECOWAS, AfDB sign funding agreement for the $22.7 million Abidjan-Lagos highway corridor

02-05-2019 | 11:25:35
ECOWAS) and AfDB have signed the $22.7 Million grant retrocession agreement for the 6-lane Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Development Project in Abuja, Nigeria.

[Mozambique] Anadarko announces LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement with Shell

02-05-2019 | 11:19:41
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has announced the signing of a Sale and Purchase Agreement between LNG and Shell for 2 million tonnes of LNG per annum for a period of 13 years.

CW to deploy world-class connectivity infrastructure in Ethiopia

02-05-2019 | 10:23:00
Cambridge Wireless (CW), is collaborating with Regional State Government, Bahir Dar University and local delivery partners to deploy world-class connectivity infrastructure in a rapidly growing city in Ethiopia.

Liquid Telecom Kenya’s network delivers telemedicine to Dadaab refugee camp

02-05-2019 | 08:30:45
Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has connected Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital in Nairobi to Dadaab refugee complex.

Renault mulls establishing assembly plant in Ghana

02-05-2019 | 08:08:00
Renault, the French multinational automobile manufacturer is to establish an assembly plant in Ghana.

[Nigeria] Facebook partners with Dubawa to fight fake news

02-05-2019 | 08:00:37
Facebook has partnered Dubawa, a Nigerian Online platform, to intensify the fight against fake information in the country.

Fund for Export Development in Africa set up to provide seed capital to SMEs

02-05-2019 | 07:57:05
The operationalization of the newly-created Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) has moved into high gear with the holding of the pre-incorporation meeting of the Board of Directors in Cairo.

ARED rolls out 20 additional mobile hubs in Uganda and Rwanda

02-05-2019 | 06:58:28
ARED has completed the assembly of an order of 20 kiosks designed and produced by Tec-Solute GmbH in Karlsruhe, Germany, to supplement the company’s operations in Uganda and Rwanda.