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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.

[Nigeria] Inlaks to launch innovation lab targeting young tech entrepreneurs

07-12-2019 | 08:30:00
Inlaks is set to birth an innovation lab called thehatch. The launch of thehatch supports the vision of Inlaks to expand into a new phase termed “Inlaks 2.0”.

Ethiopian connects Chongqing with freight corridors of the world

07-12-2019 | 08:23:41
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has connected Chongqing, the largest municipality in Southwest China with Africa and South America with a weekly cargo flight.

Cloud-based services keep global sourcing market on growth trajectory

07-12-2019 | 08:21:43
The global sourcing market maintained its growth trajectory in the second quarter, boosted by growing demand for cloud-based as-a-service solutions, according to a report by ISG.

South Korea provides 5,000 metric tons of rice to WFP's Uganda refugee support operations

07-12-2019 | 07:52:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of 5,000 metric tons of rice from the Government of the Republic of Korea to WFP’s refugee support operations in Uganda.

[Kenya] MK-Africa, Safaricom, partners #MyLittleBigThing Innovation Challenge announces winners

07-12-2019 | 07:24:00
Three students from Kenyatta University (KU) and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) universities are the winners of this year’s #MyLittleBigThing SDG’s Innovation Challenge.

Odfjell Drilling signs drilling contract for work in South Africa with Deepsea Stavanger

07-12-2019 | 07:02:13
Odfjell Drilling has today signed a firm drilling contract with oil major Total for drilling offshore South Africa with the 6th generation semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger.

Revenue authorities in Uganda and DR Congo bet on digital infrastructure to enhance trade

07-12-2019 | 06:39:00
Uganda and DR Congo tax institutions have signed the Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System (RECTS) standards operating procedures, marking the launch of the RECTs control centre extension to DRC cargo.

Schneider Electric releases white paper to solve edge computing challenges

07-12-2019 | 06:34:00
To support IT professionals in developing a strategy to deploy IT at the edge, Schneider Electric, has released a new white paper entitled 'Solving Edge Computing Infrastructure Challenges'.

NEC XON provides Africa’s first AI-driven wireless LAN

07-12-2019 | 06:27:16
Southern Africa IT company NEC XON has announced that it is providing the first AI-powered wireless LAN (WLAN) solution in Africa.