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African Development Bank Group becomes shareholder in Africa Finance Corporation

11-14-2019 | 11:23:00
Infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, Africa Finance Corporation, today announces that the African Development Bank Group has invested US$50 million in the equity of AFC.

Norway invests $4 million in Malawi’s agriculture

11-14-2019 | 10:36:00
Farmers in 12 districts are expected to benefit from climate resilience technologies and new crop varieties through an additional $4.4million provided by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

[South Africa] Standard Bank ups its customer experience strategy, a digital push to win in the increasingly competitive economy

11-14-2019 | 09:46:00
Standard Bank Group has appointed two more agencies to consolidate its customer engagement efforts in a bold digital push to win in the increasingly competitive client experience economy.

South African Airways cancels flights to minimize customers disruption

11-14-2019 | 09:32:00
South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled nearly all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday, 15 November and Saturday, 16 November 2019.

[Kenya] Digify Africa celebrats first Cohort graduates its digital marketing bootcamp

11-14-2019 | 09:10:51
Digify Africa in partnership with Facebook celebrated the first Cohort graduates from the award-winning digital marketing bootcamp, Digify Pro in Nairobi, Kenya.

[Kenya] Standard Chartered Bank lends KShs 6.3bn to SMEs in 9 months

11-14-2019 | 09:03:00
Standard Chartered Bank injected KShs 6.3 billion in direct and indirect lending to Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (SME) in 9 months to September 2019

[South Africa] Liquid Telecom extends collaboration with Microsoft as a connectivity partner in Africa

11-14-2019 | 08:54:00
Liquid Telecom is working with Microsoft to launch new enterprise cloud services - designed to improve business collaboration, increase productivity and drive business growth in Africa

Nigeria tech entrepreneurs experience over 30 power outages every month, survey

11-14-2019 | 07:51:00
Nigeria’s young tech sector faces a major hurdle in an unreliable power supply, with the average tech firm reporting over 30 power outages per month, according to a major new survey.

Government subsidies, accommodative financing drive South Africa’s agricultural equipment market

11-14-2019 | 07:45:00
South Africa Agricultural Equipment Market recorded a CAGR of close to 6% in terms of revenue during 2012-2018 according to a recent study by Research and Markets.

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire strategic partnership already bearing Cocoa farmers dividends

11-14-2019 | 07:44:00
The president of the Republic of Ghana says the Strategic Partnership entered into between Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana, which is manifesting itself in the joint cocoa production and marketing policy, is already paying dividends.

[Angola] Young entrepreneur bets on tomato processing plant to boost production, create jobs

11-14-2019 | 07:37:00
A tomato production and processing project will be implemented in the second quarter of 2020 in Huila province, according to Erikson de Carvalho, a young entrepreneur.

[Kenya] Shamba system promotes agroforestry

11-14-2019 | 07:31:00
“Local communities have to be involved in decisions about forests that affect their livelihoods,” says Tecla Chumba, a Kenyan woman from the Lembus tribe and mother of four.

[South Africa] Small scale fishers in Western Cape granted access to fishing

11-14-2019 | 07:23:00
Small-scale fishers of the Western Cape have for the first time been granted access to fishing during the 2019/20 west coast rock lobster season as part of the transition to the new small-scale fishing sector.

South Africa, Nigeria can complement each other, grow economies together, Trade Minister

11-14-2019 | 07:05:00
With South Africa’s know-how and experience in infrastructure development projects and Nigeria's opportunities in different parts of the chain-value, both countries can complement and learn from each other and grow their economies together.

The Kenyan teachers going beyond the call of duty

11-14-2019 | 06:15:00
At Keriko Secondary School in Kenya’s Nakuru County, Peter Tabichi, is a science teacher who received the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for 2019.

[South Africa] Orange announces winners of its Social Venture Prize in Africa

11-14-2019 | 06:09:03
Orange has unveiled the names of the three winners of its Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East.

[South Africa] Allan Gray invests in market leading e-learning platform

11-14-2019 | 05:59:00
Allan Gray has recently partnered with internationally recognised e-learning specialist, aNewSpring, to deliver inspiring and effective cloud-based training programmes to staff and select associates.

Angola Cables and Nokia trial first direct optical fiber link between Africa and the USA

11-14-2019 | 05:00:49
Angola Cables and Nokia have announced that they have collaborated to provide a direct optical connection between Africa and North America

[South Africa] Motorola Solutions expands video security portfolio to support crime-fighting

11-13-2019 | 14:43:00
Motorola Solutions, a global leader in mission-critical communications, has expanded its video security portfolio with new solutions that help police respond more efficiently in emergency situations.

Trade and Development Bank, UNEP partner on climate finance

11-13-2019 | 14:02:00
In a pledge to continue stepping-up its commitment to climate change mitigation and adaptation action, the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank has signed an MOU with UNEP.