Funding secured for pupils affected by floods

Funding for flood victims in Mozambique

Funding for flood victims in Mozambique from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO – THOUSANDS of children in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe left without schools after deadly cyclones have received a major boost with the confirmation of US$7,8 million (R109 million) to finance their education. This is the second tranche of funding More...

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Renewable energy
By On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Consortium finances access to solar energy

Renewable energy by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – EFFORTS to promote access to renewable energy in the African continent have received an investment boost of U$18 million from a consortium of lenders. D.light, More...

Gaming, betting and gambling in Kenya
By On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Massive growth forecast for Africa gaming industry

Gaming, betting and gambling in Kenya from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – GLOBAL companies are tapping into the phenomenal growth of Africa’s gaming industry, which is projected to more than More...

Angola oil & gas exploration
By On Monday, July 1st, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Divisive tax latest twist to plummeting Angolan economy

Angola oil & gas exploration from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – THE controversial introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT), a move government is pushing through to boost tax collection from More...

Huawei P30 Series
By On Friday, June 28th, 2019

P30 powers Huawei to 100 million units sold

Huawei P30 Series by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – BESEIGED smartphone maker, Huawei, has sold 100 million units as of May 31, a senior official disclosed. Sales were powered by the P30 series, which sold More...

By On Monday, June 24th, 2019

Tech crucial in future SA polls but cybercrooks lurk

Cybercrime by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – TECHNOLOGY offers the greatest promise of overcoming the challenges encountered in South Africa’s recent elections but cybercrime is a major risk to these More...

Oil and Gas Mozambique
By On Friday, June 21st, 2019

Equatorial Guinea entry to Portuguese bloc under spotlight

Oil and Gas Mozambique from JEAN OSCAR-PIERRE in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea MALABO – THE Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) is exploring the capacity of the oil and gas industry in Equatorial More...

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans
By On Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Distrust deters South Africa adoption of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – A LACK of understanding and trust are hindering South Africans from using cryptocurrencies. This is according to a report by a global More...

By On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

MTN Rwanda pays millions to mobile money clients

MTN-Rwanda from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda  KIGALI – MTN Rwanda has started paying out Frw93 million (US$102 762) interest to its 2,7 million Mobile Money customers for the first quarter of 2019. Payment More...

African Development Bank
By On Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Africa raises $17 million to confront food shortage, diseases

African Development Bank from JEAN OSCAR-PIERRE in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea MALABO – SOME six African countries have helped raise US$17 million (R250 million) aimed at tackling issues such as hunger and More...