DEVELOPMENT

FSDEA announces ‘Future Leaders of Angola’ scholarship

FSDEA announces ‘Future Leaders of Angola’ scholarship

Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA) has announced the launch of its Scholarship Program, called ‘Future Leaders of Angola’, aimed at building up the economic empowerment and capacity of a new workforce in the country. Read More

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Tigo CEO encourages more girls to study ICTTigo CEO encourages more girls to study ICT The Chief Executive Officer of telecommunication company Tigo Ghana limited, Roshi Motman, is encouraging more girls ...
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Schneider Electric trains 50,000 in energy managementSchneider Electric trains 50,000 in energy management Schneider Electric has trained more than 50,000 people in energy management as part of its ...
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Congo-Brazzaville invests over US$200m in ICTsCongo-Brazzaville invests over US$200m in ICTs Oil-rich Congo-Brazzaville has invested more than 100-billion FCFA (about US$204-million) in the past few years ...
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Thursday 14 Aug

Microsoft, UNDP partner to support Ethiopian entrepreneurs

ETHIOPIA
Microsoft has signed a collaborative agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under which Microsoft will provide training and mentorship services to 200,000 Ethiopian entrepreneurs.»
Wednesday 13 Aug

Animation Generation comes to Kenya

KENYA
Cartoon Network’s Animation Generation competition has officially launched in Nairobi, Kenya, as Cartoon Network partners with the Britam Foundation to support wildlife conservation.»
Tuesday 12 Aug

Samsung Electronics launches first Solar Powered Internet School in Ghana

GHANA
Children in the deprived community of Dago in the Akuapem South District of Ghana’s Eastern Region have received their first Solar Powered Internet School.»
Monday 11 Aug

US, AfDB enhance Power Africa partnership

As part of the US-African Leaders Summit, African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, Donald Kaberuka, reaffirmed the AfDB’s support to advance the Power Africa initiative, with a commitment of $3 billion over a 5-year period. »
Monday 11 Aug

Samsung joins Habitat for Humanity

SOUTH AFRICA
Samsung Electronics South Africa has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to aid in building the community of Pelican Park in South Africa.»
Monday 11 Aug

Airtel Africa, Kenya Airways sign pan-African CSR partnership

KENYA
Airtel has entered into a partnership with Kenya Airways to drive a broader Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme in Africa.»
Thursday 7 Aug

Schneider Electric connects Nike Soweto Marathon to Paris

SOUTH AFRICA
The already heavy winning purse of prize money for this year’s Nike Soweto Marathon has been further amplified by Schneider Electric, offering an all-expenses paid trip to an international race. »
Wednesday 6 Aug

Momentum gathers in Power Africa initiative

Standard Bank Group has renewed its commitment to the Power Africa Initiative, a multi-stakeholder project driven by US President Barack Obama. »
Wednesday 6 Aug

SEACOM supports Seven Swims in the Seven Seas for 1 Reason expedition

SEACOM is supporting an ambitious expedition to put Marine Protected Areas on the global agenda. »
Monday 4 Aug

Orange, GESCI to train teachers on ICTs in education

KENYA
Orange has partnered with the Global E-Schools and Communities Initiative (GESCI) to support e-learning and integration of ICT in education.»
Thursday 31 Jul

Tigo provides power supply to Ahabaso community

Residents of Ahabaso, a community located in the Upper Manya Krobo district of the Eastern region jubilated this week when residents were connected to power for the first time.  »
Wednesday 30 Jul

Smart city numbers set to soar

The number of smart cities worldwide will quadruple within a 12-year period that started last year, according to a new report from IHS Technology. »
Tuesday 29 Jul

Kouros Capital Group announces multi-billion Nigerian investment plan

NIGERIA
Kouros Capital Group Limited (KCG) has announced that it is making immediate arrangements to bring into Nigeria substantial investment funding, for projects in telecommunications, agriculture, banking, oil and gas and aviation sectors.  »
Friday 25 Jul

Ghana to benefit from Solar Powered Internet School project

GHANA
Ghana is soon to benefit from Samsung's Solar Powered Internet School project, which is taking ICTs to schools across Africa.»
Thursday 24 Jul

Nigeria: potential to become major economic force

NIGERIA
A new McKinsey report finds that Nigeria has the potential to expand its economy by roughly 7.1 percent per year through 2030.»
Thursday 24 Jul

Orange, Emmaüs International launch phone recycling facility in Abidjan

IVORY COAST
Orange and Emmaüs International have launched a fifth mobile collection facility in Africa, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. »

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Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’

WASPAN chief Simon Aderinlola says unless the regulator intervenes, WASPAN may not have anything left to regulate. Kokumo Goodie reports.

IN DEPTH

Kenya rolls out e-extension to improve agricultureKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture

In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.

COMPANY NEWS

Schneider Electric trains 50,000 in energy management

Schneider Electric has trained more than 50,000 people in energy management as part of its BipBop energy access programme.