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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.
Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement with Luxembourg-based Intelsat S.A., operator of the world's first Globalized Network, to expand its enterprise broadband networks and enable new and enhanced services throughout West Africa.
MTN (MTN.com) of South Africa is partnering with Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (Ecobank.com), a major African independent banking group based in Togo, to leverage each other’s assets that will ultimately offer more value to their respective customers across the continent.
The Mukjar refugee camp in Central Darfur, Sudan, is closing after 10 years of hosting Chadian refugees there.
The African Development Bank just completed hosting a major summit to discuss the future of aviation in Africa. Top representatives from African airlines, aviation industry organizations, civil aviation and regulatory authorities, airplane manufacturers, financiers and development partners were in attendance.
The Cameroon Government and the African Union Commission just signed off on Cameroon hosting the Pan African University Rectorate in Yaounde, the African Monetary Fund (AMF) and the African Union Sport Council. The historic agreements were formally signed on April 6.
The latest iGEMS water engineering competition, sponsored by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) was held in Port Elizabeth last week. 45 high school students participated in this fourth annual event.
"Assessing Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade in Africa", a new publication by the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank, shows how forestry governance can make a major difference in boosting intra-African trade of wood products.
The National Credit Regulator (NCR) for South Africa shows strong growth in credit markets quarter-on-quarter for the country, in its latest report.
A U.S. $50 million unfunded Risk Participation Agreement for Commerzbank AG of Germany was just approved by the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank.
On April 9 and 10, Nairobi, Kenya will host the regional strategic meeting of the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (UCLGa.org) for the Eastern Africa Region.
Tanzania's Tarangire National Park must be doing something right. A savanna elephant just gave birth to a pair of rare twin calves.
The Republic of South Africa's criminal justice system just went into a tailspin. After first it refused payment on a contract for computer equipment it was using connected with a company called Forensic Data Analysts (FDA). Then FDA switched off the power to the system.
Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) announced its third MEST Africa Summit. This year it takes place in Cape Town, South Africa, and wil run from June 18 to 20.
The Engineering for the Petroleum and Process Industries (ENPPI), an Egyptian engineering company, has signed a contract with British metals and mining consultancy company Wood Mackenzie, marking Egypt’s first strategy to develop its mining sector to optimize the country’s benefit from mineral wealth.
Eskom, South Africa's public electric utility company, has received a 20-year power purchase agreement with a consortium led by SolarReserve of Santa Monica, California, and International Company for Power and Water (ACWA Power), for the Redstone Solar Thermal Power Project.
Technoserve, a non-profit dedicated to leveraging the power of the private sector to help lift people out of poverty, just announced it is launching four new initiatives to boost the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Peru, and Honduras.
Air freight demand in Africa for the month of February was up by 15.9%, the highest regional growth jump for any area in the world.
British engineering company Sparrows Group has been awarded a three year contract by multinational oil and gas company BP to manage crane operations and maintenance and deck services off the coast of Angola.
Funders looking to invest in financial inclusion are now making Sub-Saharan Africa a top priority. The region now accounts for 30 percent of all active projects.
French global utility giant ENGIE has just completed its acquisition of off-grid energy renewables African energy provider Fenix International, with offices in San Francisco, Uganda, and Zambia.
Ecobank, the Pan African Bank headquartered in Togo, has brought on board a record 3 million new customers for its mobile app in only 6 months.
Israel based SuperCom, a provider of traditional and digital identity solutions, announced that it has signed a $4 million contract with a national government customer in Africa, to provide passport and visa solutions.
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