The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism of Malawi has received desktop computers, laptops, cameras, office cabinets and tables, among others, from the People’s Republic of China to help promote development in the country.
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Black market logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo is destroying what is the world's second largest rainforest at an increasingly rapid rate. Only major governmental intervention will likely stop it.
ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com), part of the French ENGIE corporation, along with Meridiam, its investment partner, have won a contract from Senegal's Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CSRE) as the preferred bidder in a tender launched in October 2017 for two solar photovoltaic projects providing a total of 60MW power.
The African Standby Capacity (ASC) Civilian Foundation Course for Rostered Personnel was held March 18-24 in Harare, Zimbabwe. The African Union Commission (AUC), with support from ACCORD/TIP, organized the event.
Golix, a popular cryptocurrency exchange based in Zimbabwe, is crossing borders and is setting up operations in the near future in South Africa.
A new U.S. $4 billion refinery will soon begin construction in Uganda's Holma district. It was made possible by an financing agreement from a consortium of Italian and American firms to finance the operation. The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) helped Uganda guide the transaction.
AGCO, a Georgia-based manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, just announced a Retail Finance Partnership to support Zambian farmers as they acquire farm equipment.
The She Leads Africa (https://SheLeadsAfrica.org) Accelerator 2018 is now accepting applications for its intensive 3-month program to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria's brightest entrepreneurs.
UK-based TechnipFMC, a provider of lifecycle services for the energy industry, has been awarded a front-end engineering design contract for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for the Tortue/Ahmeyim Field Development.
Cameroon's national telecommunications and Internet service provider announced, that it has selected Friendly Technologies TR-069 device management solution based in Israel, to manage subscribers' CPEs for increased customer experience.
Applications for AMERO digital currency grants are now being accepted at AMEROGrants.org.
Togo and Equatorial Guinea just approved a joint cooperation agreement to help increase trade in liquefied natural gas between the two countries.
Pansmart, an exclusive South African Panasonic Telecommunications and Security distributor, has a new partnership with Multisource Africa (MSA), a converged technology provider.
Africa's housing, agriculture and SMEs using microlending arrangements will see a boost in funding soon, thanks to a new loans provided by the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the African Development Bank (AfDB), and KfW in support of the African Local Currency Bond Fund.
The Hawk Eye Global Crime Reporting System, a new smartphone app developed by Web Assets Nigeria Limited, was just released for use by Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory and Lagos to report crime and other incidents to law enforcement.
20 humanitarian organizations have joined forces to call attention to the growing humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo for millions of people facing hunger, death and disease, due to a lack of aid funding.
CoworKite, a South African enterprise community driven coworking-coliving retreats in hand-picked destinations in Africa, just announced a new location for its retreats. This time the location is Mauritius, and the 'window period' for the coworking event runs from June 30th to September 1.
Tanzania-based Tigo Pesa, a mobile money transfer service, just received the GSMA Mobile Money certification. Tigo Pesa is one of the few mobile financial services providers which has achieved this.
After an intense week of exchange on the subject of wildlife and biodiversity protection, the regional conference in Kinshasha, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has agreed on and released the Declaration of Kinshasha that addresses poaching and carbon footprint as major concerns of the sector.
The Export Trading Group (ETC) is receiving a major loan agreement for a soft commodity finance facility (SCFF) from the African Development Bank.
A major planning meeting with officials from Greece, Cyprus and Egypt is taking place on April 13 in Greece in preparation for the upcoming 'Nostos' programme event just a few weeks from now.
South Africa-based African Oxygen Limited (Afrox), part of The Linde Group of Munich, was just awarded the South African contract to provide Government hospitals with medical gases.
Tanzania's Registrar of Companies Provides Information for Companies Entering into the Online Registration System
The Government of Tanzania's Registrar of Companies has issued a requirement that all companies in the country must register on the ORS within six months of the opening of the Online Registration System (ORS) on February 1, 2018.
On April 11, the Indonesia Eximbank and the Cairo, Egypt-based African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) jointly pledged $100 million to help improve businesses and trade between Indonesia and the African continent.
Applications are now open for the latest round of Somali startup-space pioneer Innovate Ventures'(www.Innovate.so) at its tech accelerator in Hargeisa.