Building Tomorrow Hails New Commitment in East Africa

Building Tomorrow, Inc., an Indianapolis-based non-profit social enterprise announced a new commitment to construct a total of 60 primary-level Building Tomorrow Academies in East...

Bonds to Finance Africa’s Biggest Power Plant

Ethiopia plans to offer more bonds to finance Africa’s biggest power plant after selling 7 billion birr ($408 million) of debt domestically over the...

Investors Capitalize new Fund for African Agribusinesses

Impact investors, together with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a first-of-its-kind effort to invest $25 million of commercial capital with the...

AfDB, Eskom Sign USD365M Renewable Energy Loans

Eskom and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed two loan agreements for a total value of USD365 million that will enable the first...

Rwanda Partners With US Varsity on Engineering Program

PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University will extend its global academic footprint as the first major higher education institution in the U.S. to offer graduate engineering degree...

African film industry’s new lease of life in distribution

The struggle to find a foothold for Africa's film industry, especially Nigeria's Nollywood, the second largest film industry in the world according UNESCO, whilst...

IBM Boosts Commitment to Africa

IBM announced it will double the number of emerging leaders it sends on pro bono assignments to Africa during the next three years. As...

PepsiCo invests in Chickpea production in Ethopia

PepsiCo has set up a project it hopes will increase chickpea production and promote long-term nutritional and economic security in Ethiopia. Chickpea farming in East...

Soweto designer Malatsi aims to conquer the fashion world

Amid all the glamour and autumnal colours at London fashion week, a touch of Africa was electrifying the catwalk. With a stunning and dramatic...

Is VoIP Africa’s future communication platform?

VoiceSA 2011, a next generation telecommunications conference was held today at the Bytes Technology Business Park, Midrand, Johannesburg in South Africa. Rapelang Rabana, Yeigo Communications...

Most Popular