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Agnes Chikukwa-Hove, CEO of KBA Africa

Business incubator to boost 200 Zimbabwean entrepreneurs

200 would-be Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are set to benefit from business training and support, thanks to a business development programme to be launched by business incubation specialist KBA Africa.   Read More

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Union gives Globacom 14 days to reinstate 54 sacked workersUnion gives Globacom 14 days to reinstate 54 sacked workers The Private Telecoms & Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has urged Globacom to reinstate the ...
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British envoy promises more investors at Rack CentreBritish envoy promises more investors at Rack Centre Mr Paul Arkwright, British High Commissioner to Nigeria, has promised to do his utmost to encourage ...
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UBA, Mastercard in pan-African partnershipUBA, Mastercard in pan-African partnership UBA and Mastercard have announced a five year deal across 19 markets focused on driving financial ...
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Tuesday 19 Jul

MTN Business partners with the National Gazelles to boost SMEs market

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business today announced a new drive to help support the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and contribute to creating sustainable entities. »
Monday 18 Jul

DEMO Africa releases final 30 list

SOUTH AFRICA
Demo Africa, the continent's premier launch pad for emerging technologies and trends has released the list of its final 30 startups that will launch at this year’s DEMO Africa conference in Johannesburg.»
Monday 11 Jul

Travelport appoints new Managing Director for Africa

Travelport has announced the appointment of Douglas Jewson as Travelport’s Managing Director for Africa.»
Monday 11 Jul

Brexit’s impact on Africa

The short-term implications of Brexit for African economies will be mainly noticeable through market volatility, say Control Risks and NKC African Economics.»
Sunday 10 Jul

Airtel chief: Disruptive technologies vital to Nigeria’s GDP growth

NIGERIA
Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has said disruptive technologies can contribute significantly to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) if ICT start-ups are encouraged to create innovations that deliver value.»
Saturday 9 Jul

Gilat Telecom to offer Ugandan internet customers more for less

UGANDA
Ugandans are set to enjoy affordable high quality and improved internet services following the entry of Gilat Satcom Telecom into Uganda’s Telco industry.»
Thursday 7 Jul

Acer to invest in Botswana

BOTSWANA
Acer, the global hardware, software and services company, announced its investment and growth strategy for the Botswana market.»
Thursday 7 Jul

Africa Innovators list released ahead of summit

KENYA
Quartz Africa has released its second annual Africa Innovators list, which includes technology executives and entrepreneurs from 14 African countries.»
Wednesday 6 Jul

Safaricom Blaze to take 2nd youth empowerment summit to Thika

KENYA
Safaricom will this Friday, 8th July 2016, host the 2nd in a series of youth empowerment summits under its recently launched sub-brand, BLAZE.»
Sunday 3 Jul

First-ever Africa Barclays Accelerator programme concludes

SOUTH AFRICA
Ten fintech companies have concluded the first-ever Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars in Africa.  »
Thursday 30 Jun

Kris Senanu to lead Telkom Kenya Enterprise Division

KENYA
Telkom Kenya has announced the appointment of Mr. Kris Senanu as the MD of its Enterprise Division.»
Tuesday 28 Jun

Liquid Telecom, RBH to acquire Neotel

SOUTH AFRICA
Liquid Telecom, a privately owned pan-African telecoms group majority owned by Econet Global, has entered into an agreement to acquire South African communications network operator Neotel. »
Saturday 25 Jun

MTN Nigeria gets indigenous Chief Financial Officer

NIGERIA
MTN Nigeria has announced the appointment of Adekunle Awobodu as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). »
Thursday 23 Jun

Orange completes acquisition of Airtel in Burkina Faso

BURKINA FASO
Orange has announced that, together with its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire, it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Airtel in Burkina Faso. »
Wednesday 22 Jun

Networks Unlimited partners with Rubrik

Networks Unlimited has been named as sole distributor of Rubrik converged data management solutions in Africa. »
Wednesday 22 Jun

Huawei’s Botswana footprint ‘commendable’: MD

BOTSWANA
Gao Wenli, Managing Director of Huawei Botswana, is upbeat about the progress his company has made in the country so far. »

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