The Bank of Mauritius has become a member of the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System (NGFS), with request for membership being unanimously approved by all NGFS members.
The Council of the Ghana Stock Exchange appointed Ms. Abena Amoah as the Deputy Managing Director of the Exchange, effective August 1, 2020.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Visa have announced a strategic partnership that aims to jointly support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the economies where the EBRD operates.
Global Petroleum announces that in connection with its licence PEL0094 offshore Namibia, the Ministry of Mines and Energy in Namibia has agreed to extend the licence sub-period from September 2020 to September 2021.
The exploration industry has been the hardest it by the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent historic crash in oil prices.
Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria in collaboration with Clickatell have announced a personalized banking experience for existing customers and prospective account holders through WhatsApp.
Network International, an enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa is set to acquire 100 per cent stake in Africa Online commerce platform operating across 19 countries DPO Group.
Andersen Global has announced its debut in Togo by way of a Collaboration Agreement with one of Lomé’s largest tax and legal firms, VAS Consulting.
VC4A has launched a call for African startups looking to raise between $150K and $1 million.
The Board of Directors of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) appointed Mr. Kiprono Kittony, EBS as the new Chair of the Board.
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has imposed administrative sanctions on three life insurers and directed them to take remedial actions.
Eni, bp and Total have successfully tested the well drilled on the prospect called Bashrush, in the North El Hammad concession, in the conventional Egyptian waters of the Nile Delta.
The World Bank approved a total of $300 million in International Development Association (IDA) credits and grants to support reforms that will help promote electricity trade in West Africa.
Eutelsat Communications and CANAL+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on EUTELSAT 7C to support the launch by CANAL+ of a premium DTH platform in Ethiopia.
Uganda has embraced the digitalisation of the economy. In a society traditionally run by cash, people across the country have flocked to e-commerce platforms for contactless payments and purchases.
The Mauritius Chemical and Fertilizer Industry (MCFI) and Agritech company Lentera Africa have signed a partnership that will see Lentera provide satellite-based crop health analysis and crop modelling services.
Raxio Data Centre has achieved a key milestone in the construction of the Tier III carrier neutral data centre as it received key technical power equipment from the national distributor, UMEME Limited.
MainOne, West Africa’s premier connectivity and data center solution provider recently on-boarded BMI-CI on its network by providing internet infrastructure and data center solutions.
Eni has announced the successful drilling of the SWM-A-6X well, in the South West Meleiha development and exploration concession located in the Egyptian Western Desert, 130 km North of the of Siwa Oasis.
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has signed the concession contract with the Port Autonome de Kribi for the development, operation and maintenance of the Kribi Multipurpose Terminal in Cameroon.