News

[Kenya] COMESA unveils virtual Masters Degree programme at Kenyatta University

09-10-2019 | 11:08:00
The first steps to establish the COMESA University of Regional Integration has begun with the launch of a virtual Masters Degree programme at the Kenyatta University of Kenya.

Global start-up guide book launched in Africa

09-10-2019 | 11:05:55
Self-publishing company Start-up Guide yesterday announced the launch of the first Start-up Guide in Africa.

Standard Bank remains South Africa’s most valuable brand, report

09-10-2019 | 10:59:00
Standard Bank has retained its position as South Africa’s most valuable brand, according to the second edition of the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands report.

Sasol concludes first local development agreements with communities in Mozambique

09-10-2019 | 10:42:00
After extensive negotiations, Sasol has concluded 2 Local Development Agreements (LDAs) with the communities of Inhassoro and Govuro districts in Inhambane Province, Mozambique.

USTDA feasibility study to support minigrid development in Sierra Leone

09-10-2019 | 10:28:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the Ministry of Energy of Sierra Leone for a feasibility study to provide the technical and financial analysis necessary to implement approximately 45 minigrids in Sierra Leone.

USTDA supports wind and battery storage project, opportunities for U.S. business in Kenya

09-10-2019 | 10:14:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to Kenya’s Craftskills Energy Limited for a feasibility study to develop a 50-megawatt wind power plant with integrated battery storage capacity in Kenya.

NAS Uganda renews ISAGO certification

09-10-2019 | 09:51:00
National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, has renewed its IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) in Uganda.

[Kenya] Multi-agency team at the Mombasa port called upon to work with stakeholders to curb clearance hitches

09-10-2019 | 09:13:00
Acting National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani has called on Government multi-agency team working at the Port of Mombasa to work closely with all stakeholders to swiftly address bottlenecks that impede clearance of goods.

[South Africa] Crypto exchange, Luno, grows by a million users, expands offering

09-10-2019 | 07:45:00
Luno, South Africa’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, now has three million customers (wallets) spanning 40 countries.

George Mathen appointed Managing Director of Airtel Tanzania

09-10-2019 | 07:08:00
Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of George Mathen as managing director for Airtel Tanzania effective 01 October.

Iflix launches in Ghana

09-10-2019 | 07:05:00
iflix serves as a digital hosting and distribution platform for Western and Asian dramas obtained through partnerships with over 150 studios and content distributors globally.

Rocketseed enters into partnership to grow email branding in Africa

09-10-2019 | 07:02:00
Rocketseed is expanding its roots into Africa with a host of new companies joining our successful partnership programme.

[Ghana] AirtelTigo bids farewell to CEO Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi

09-10-2019 | 06:57:53
Telecom operator AirtelTigo announced today that Mrs. Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, Chief Executive Officer will be leaving the organisation from 13th September 2019 for personal reasons.

Government of Sudan, partners reaffirm commitment to salt iodization

09-10-2019 | 06:56:00
The Government of Sudan and development partners including the World Food Programme officially extended until 2021 an agreement that supports the development of a national law making salt iodization mandatory.

South Africa business delegation seek for trade and investment opportunities in Angola

09-10-2019 | 06:32:00
A South African business delegation is in Luanda, Angola in search of export market as part of the Outward Trade and Investment Mission.

Nigeria approves extension of OPL 310 block exploration licence for three years

09-10-2019 | 06:17:51
LEKOIL announces that pursuant to a letter dated 4 September 2019, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Ministry of Petroleum Resources have approved the extension of OPL 310's exploration licence for three years.

SAP strengthens skills development, entrepreneurial support for Africa’s 4IR ambitions

09-09-2019 | 18:40:05
SAP Africa is deepening commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals with broad range of skills and entrepreneurial development initiatives announced at WEF Africa.

[Kenya] Safaricom partners with Travelport to allow travel agents to directly bill and invoice with M-PESA

09-09-2019 | 17:59:32
Safaricom has partnered with Travelport, a leading travel reservation provider, to enable travel consultants and agents to directly bill and invoice with M-PESA.

Public private sector partnership key to drive digital economy in South Africa, Mastercard report

09-09-2019 | 17:55:56
The financial services sector in South Africa is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. Rapid developments in digital technologies are both disrupting and enabling change.

Ethiopian Airlines rolls out onboard WiFi internet connectivity

09-09-2019 | 17:52:21
Ethiopian Airlines has launched onboard WiFi internet connectivity on its A350 fleet using the latest broadband satellite technology