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[Nigeria] Avanti partners MainOne to improve broadband penetration with converged solution

02-11-2019 | 08:47:00
Avanti Communications and MainOne have signed an agreement to improve broadband penetration across Nigeria by providing the latest KA-band based satellite communication services to enterprises located in remote areas of the country.

Facebook partners with African NGOs for Safer Internet Day 2019

02-09-2019 | 05:37:29
In line with its commitment to building a safer online world for all, Facebook supported Safer Internet Day with a campaign spanning 15-plus African countries.

[Kenya] Safaricom announces new bundles that offer both calls and data

02-09-2019 | 05:26:00
Safaricom has announced new “All in One Monthly Bundles” that will see customers enjoy discounted data and calling rates in one package.

Telkom Kenya and Airtel announce merger plans

02-08-2019 | 13:31:46
Telkom Kenya and Airtel Kenya have announced the signing of a binding agreement that will see the shareholders of the two companies enter into an agreement to merge their respective operations.

Egypt government enters into a $500 million supermarkets deal with Lulu Group International

02-08-2019 | 13:28:40
The Egyptian government, represented in the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade has signed an agreement with LuLu Group International, which is specialized in retail trade.

Mariott International set to launch hotels in Morocco, Ghana and Liberia

02-08-2019 | 10:50:43
International hospitality company Marriott International has announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa.

South Africa announces incubation programme for small businesses

02-08-2019 | 10:44:14
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will this year focus on significantly expanding the small business incubation programme.

Express Union and WorldRemit launch international mobile money service to Cameroon

02-08-2019 | 07:09:29
WorldRemit, the leading digital money transfer service, has partnered with Express Finance SA Cameroon for international mobile money transfers to Cameroon.

Total announces new gas discovery in South Africa, launches petroleum province

02-08-2019 | 07:05:45
Oil and gas exploration company Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects.

[Ghana] Mercer partners with Learning Organization to tap local talent

02-08-2019 | 07:03:17
Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Learning Organisation, a Ghana based Consulting firm.

Surging tourist arrivals to drive South Africa car rental and leasing market, Ken Research

02-08-2019 | 06:59:00
Increase in tourism in the country due to the roll-out programme for eVisas in South Africa and the low valuation of Rand will drive South Africa car rental and leasing market.

[Kenya] Safaricom partners with KAPS to enable M-PESA parking payment

02-07-2019 | 10:32:00
Safaricom has partnered with KAPS to enable motorists across the country pay for their parking by M-PESA at more than 50 locations including malls and hospitals.

[Nigeria] NNPC increases gas supply to power

02-07-2019 | 10:26:40
A total of 735 Million Standard Cubic Feet of gas per day (mmscfd) was delivered to gas fired-power plants in November 2018 compared with October 2018 where an average of 627mmscfd was supplied.

Kenya to host Facebook’s first Sub-Saharan Africa content review center

02-07-2019 | 08:16:00
Facebook has announced that it is opening up a content review centre in Nairobi Kenya as part of its continued investment across Sub-Saharan Africa and commitment to safety and security on its platform.

SDN cloud connectivity provider IX Reach expands into Africa via Djibouti Data Center

02-07-2019 | 07:56:29
IX Reach, the leading provider of SDN cloud connectivity, remote peering and Ethernet services has announced its network expansion into East Africa in partnership with the award-winning Djibouti Data Center.

[Angola] Millennium Bank signs €30 million financing agreement with Germany’s Commerzbank

02-07-2019 | 07:20:00
Millennium Bank has signed a protocol to open a financing line with Commerzbank, Germany, for a total of 30 million euros.

OECD upgrades Egypt’s rank in Country Risk Classification

02-07-2019 | 07:16:50
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) upgraded Egypt’s ranking in the Country Risk Classification to five.

Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corporation contracted to deliver light attack aircraft to Nigerian Air Force

02-07-2019 | 07:07:17
Embraer Defense & Security and its partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) were awarded a contract to deliver 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to the Nigerian Air Force.

[Kenya] icolo.io starts construction of its Nairobi Data Center

02-07-2019 | 07:01:26
icolo.io, a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation services in Africa has commenced the construction of its new data centre in Kenya.

ENGIE starts operations at one of South Africa’s largest renewable energy projects

02-07-2019 | 07:01:13
Electricity utility company has started commercial operation at the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park in South Africa.