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The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) have signed a landmark agreement to strengthen partnership at country level. Both parties have...

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CloudMargin and Strate Bring Unprecedented Automation, Efficiencies to South African OTC Derivatives Participants

South African market participants can now enjoy unprecedented automation and straight-through processing by leveraging newly available, integrated cloud-based technology to exchange tri-party SWIFT1 messaging...

Can cryptocurrencies reduce global poverty?

If behavioral economics can eradicate global poverty, the United Nation’s #1 sustainable development goal, then cryptocurrencies may be fuel for the good Behavioral economics guru,...

Google Africa sets up mentorship programmes for tech designers, entrepreneurs

Google Launchpad and Google Play South Africa have been launched 2017 to boost African technology start-ups and develop a unique African design aesthetic. The two...

ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix,...

ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix, a pioneer in Africa’s Solar Home System market. This investment will...

The power missing from Africa’s biotech sector

By SciDev.Net- Anita Makri Money is power, the saying goes. Sure enough, the fraction of GDP invested into science and technology (S&T) is a telling...

dotAfrica (.africa) the best option for Africa in cyberspace

54 countries in Africa are now united under a single, continent-wide domain name, staying true to the Oliver Tambo and Abuja Declarations of the...

Facebook & Instagram help put African tourism on the social media map

Attendees at Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali hear how social platforms can drive tourism growth and build a global community Attending the Annual World...

MainOne advocates need for greater investments to drive data explosion in Africa

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent’s broadband data...

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