Having moved online for 2020, the API Summit Virtual, will take place under the theme of Resilience, Opportunity & Innovation (ROI) Speaking ahead of the 11th annual African Property Investment (API) Summit Virtual (https://www.APISummit.co.za/), which is taking place online from 30 September – 01 October...
Emmerson Mnangagwa will take part in the AFRICA CEO FORUM on 26 and 27 March in Abidjan. * A government delegation will present the strategy for the southern African country’s economic revival to the investor community gathered for the occasion. * In an unprecedented inter-presidential panel, former Nigerian president Olusegun...
Angola’s payment processor EMIS is migrating its debit payment cards to ‘Chip and PIN’ based on Gemalto’s technology Scalable solution for Angolans to benefit from future waves of contactless and mobile payments Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying EMIS (Empresa Interbaricária de Serviços), Angola’s domestic payments processor,...
Millions of Manchester United fans in Africa will gain access to MUTV under an agreement with StarTimes (www.StarTimesTV.com), the continent’s leading digital TV operator.StarTimes will distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African, representing the biggest agreement of its kind by Manchester United in...
Against almost impossible odds, PROTEC’s 2020 matriculants achieved a 100% pass rate because the non-profit organisation, which develops maths and science competence in under-resourced high schools around South Africa, pulled out the stops to adapt to the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions – and delivered support, resources and tuition...
Calling all game-changers, innovators and social impact leaders! SAP and Google Cloud are asking for your revenue-generating ideas that use data analytics and machine learning to power circular economy businesses. According to the Global Footprint Network, the global demand for resources was 1.7 times more than what the Earth could...
Kenyan agency banking startup Tanda is expanding its operations regionally after securing funding from early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC, Zedcrest Capital, DFS Lab, Victor Asemota and three other investors. Tanda has also secured key strategic partnerships with Mastercard and Interswitch which will further accelerate its...
TECNO Mobile (www.TECNO-mobile.com) is changing the world of smartphone cameras in emerging markets once again with the upcoming launch of its smartphone CAMON 15 series. It is said that CAMON 15 series camera will be supported by the cutting-edge SONY chip, which is...
Building on its already established track record of supporting Ghanaian footballers and relying on USD 50,000 that is now mostly secured for the project, Keerapa Active needs to match these funds with another USD 50,000 to offer Ghana’s aspiring football players who want to become professionals, the accessible and...
Public health experts visit Malawi and Kenya, arguing that Africans must have access to lower-risk alternatives to smoking. Smoking tobacco results in the world's deadliest preventable diseases, ending the lives of half of all smokers prematurely. By the end of the century, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one...
The virtual expo and business matchmaking platform is being organized by Hunan Xindonghao International Exhibition Co., Ltd, and Co-organised by China Association for Trade in Service. The pandemic has created an environment where businesses need to be innovative to meet the...
How can donors best invest their money to support the world's poorest farmers to improve productivity, support their families and end hunger across the globe by 2030? This is the question driving Ceres2030, an initiative launched at the annual global meeting of the Committee on World Food Security at FAO...
IDA treatment, a new triple drug therapy with the potential to reduce the time to treat and break transmission of lymphatic filariasis (LF) from at least five years down to two years, will be piloted today in a tremendous effort led by the Kenyan Ministry of Health and supported...
The Obama Foundation continued its Leaders: Africa gathering, a 5-day convening of 200 rising leaders from 44 countries representing the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. The convening is part of a one-year leadership development and civic engagement programme designed to train, support, and connect emerging African leaders to create...