$14m solar field to advance economic and social development in Burundi

Amid the lush and rolling hills of Mubuga, 100 km outside the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, 2,500 people came to celebrate the festive ground-breaking...

Johnson & Johnson Names Winners of First Africa Innovation Challenge

Johnson & Johnson (www.JNJ.com) named the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. The initiative, which received nearly 500...

Facebook rallies partners to unite for a safer, better Internet

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better place for people across Africa, especially children...
Bidco opens new shs 2 billion detergent factory

Bidco opens new shs 2 billion detergent factory

By Rading Biko Kenya’s leading consumer goods manufacturer Bidco Africa has today commissioned a new ksh 2 billion detergent plant base in Thika. This new facility...
Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence in

Orange launches its brand in Liberia as its strong presence in West Africa solidifies

Orange (www.Orange.com), has announced the launch of its brand in Liberia by acquiring Cellcom Liberia which will now operate as  becomes Orange Liberia. The...

Mauritius Has The Most Competitive Sub-Saharan Economy-WEF Reports

In its new Global Competitiveness Index report, the world economic forum ranks Mauritius as the most competitive sub-Saharan economy, with South Africa, Rwanda, Botswana,...

The CIO’s new job: no glitch business

The previous wave of digital disruption, triggered by mobile technology, caught most CIOs and organisations off guard. 10 years ago, hardly anyone owned a smartphone....
The August 8 elections are an opportunity for Kenya to build a remarkable future, inspire Africa, expand freedom, and strengthen national unity

COMESA to observe elections in Kenya and Rwanda

COMESA will deploy short term electoral observation missions to the upcoming presidential and general elections in Rwanda and Kenya scheduled on 4th and 8th...

Sage Foundation launches $1 million Enterprise Fund to inspire innovation and change in Africa

Sage (www.Sage.com/za), the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, has today launched Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund (https://www.Sage.com/company/sage_foundation)....
Planet Earth Institute launches the PEI exChange, the first online matching platform for African development

Planet Earth Institute launches the PEI exChange, the first online matching platform for African...

The Planet Earth Institute NGO will launch the PEI exChange as part of its #ScienceAfrica UnConference on 20th July The PEI exChange is the first online matching platform for individuals passionate about African development The website is also the world’s only online portal dedicated to projects in Africa