Post Tagged with: "Africa"

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Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs to win $75,000 by applying to 2015 Anzisha Prize

March 1, 2015 at 08:09

The Anzisha Prize is expanding, after initial success, to provide increased support to entrepreneurial youth and partner organisations to drive pan-African economic growth to 2020 The 5th Anzisha Prize application […]

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Kagame Pushes for Investment in Renewable Energy for Africa

February 25, 2015 at 08:18

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is advocating for investment in renewable energy as the continent grapples with a lack of electricity for economic transformation. Kagame, who on Thursday was invited to […]

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To Bring Green Revolution to Africa, Countries Must Develop New Technologies

February 24, 2015 at 13:45

African countries cannot blindly adopt food policy initiatives that spurred the Green Revolution in Asia as a way to promote agricultural development, according to new award-winning findings by researchers at […]

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Its All about the Growth – Euronext Enters Africa through Product Partnership with JSE

February 19, 2015 at 13:35

South African multi-asset trading venue Johannesburg Stock Exchange, (JSE) will extend its listing of agricultural commodity derivatives under a new partnership with Pan-European exchange Euronext. The move signifies the steps […]

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Android Makes Strong Headway in “Feature Phone” Africa

February 19, 2015 at 08:48

Africa is poised to become a hotbed for mobile growth and commerce in the coming years, according to Opera Mediaworks’ State of Mobile Advertising report released today. Mobile is the […]

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Is transmission a problem for Africa’s electricity market?

February 18, 2015 at 13:52

100 key decision-makers expected in Kenya from 25-27th March for the Powering East Africa meeting As we witness utilities across the continent struggling to acquire and evacuate electricity sufficient enough […]

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MoneyGram Reaches 25,000 Locations Across Africa

February 18, 2015 at 12:34

Consumers have access to MoneyGram’s services in more than 50 African countries MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) (http://www.moneygram.com), a leading global money transfer company, announces today that its agent network in Africa […]

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Unitel and Ericsson first in Africa with 450 Mbps on a commercial LTE network

February 17, 2015 at 08:32

Pretoria – An exciting international exhibition, Shared Sky, was opened by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor at the Iziko South African National Gallery, earlier today. Unitel and Ericsson first […]

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s Mobile-Money Market Could Grow to $1.5 Billion by 2019

February 12, 2015 at 13:49

Revenues Will Grow as Africa’s “Unbanked” Use Their Phones to Pay Bills, Save Money, and Take Out Loans; As This Trend Takes Hold, There Will Be Opportunities for Both Banks […]

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Students from Zimbabwe and Uganda Shine in pan-African Competition Organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat

Students from Zimbabwe and Uganda Shine in pan-African Competition Organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat

February 11, 2015 at 10:30

The winners of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards, the unique pan-African competition that sparks interest in science and space technology in young African students were announced tonight in Zambia. The […]

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