On December 6, a coalition of environmental groups sued the Trump administration for its failure under the Endangered Species Act to protect Africa's rapidly diminishing giraffe herds.
Kenya Tender and Business News
According to Naoshige Kinoshita, Chief Investment Officer of the African Development Bank Group, the AfDB has given a green light for funding for the 40 MWac (50 MWp) Kopere Solar Power Project to be built in Kenya by French renewable energy company Voltalia.
The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) is linking up with the London-based World Federation of Exchanges, a global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, to help develop a much wider African capital market.
Africa's mobile phone market growth rate has flattened out, as evidenced by the latest figures just announced by International Data Corporation (IDC), which show the African mobile market went down by 2.1% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) for Q3 2018.
Thanks to the March 2018 signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement AfCTA in Kigali, Rwanda, Africa will soon become home to the largest free trade area in the world.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) just announced US $78 million in financing for four new projects it is backing, including 3G and 4G expansion for Telekom Kenya Ltd. and support of the Medical Credit Fund across the continent.
We Care, an initiative created by GSMA aimed at ensuring a safe online environment for children, has come together with Kenya's mobile operators to launch the GSMA's We Care campaign in Africa.
The African Development Bank has launched a new global program to turn the African Savannah from its current status as "Sleeping Giant" to becoming the cradle of the continent's green revolution.
In a just-published paper, researchers say that areas set aside to protect African lions are failing because of lack of funds.
An anti-corruption court in Kenya is trying Kenya Power officers on charges of fraud in over Sh 159 million (US $1.6 million) of tender offers awarded.
According to a new report by PwC, Africa's entertainment and media industry, already recognized as one of the fastest growing and innovative regions in the world for media and entertainment opportunities, has entered a dynamic new phase -- a third wave of convergence.
According to a new report by the World Bank in the October 2018 issue of Africa's pulse, sub-Saharan African economies are still struggling after the significant slowdown they suffered in 2015-16.
In this special Op-Ed piece by Korir Sing’Oei, a Legal Advisor & Head of Policy at Office of Deputy President, Kenya, reflects on the importance of the recent African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which took place in Kigali earlier this month.
With millions of small family farms growing most of the African continent's food, it is going to take a strong political commitment to drive more rapid production and income of this critically important sector of the economy.
A new high-voltage power line which connects a 310 MW northern wind power facility to central Kenya is now fully operational.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the surprise announcement that automaker VW will be building a car assembly plant in Ghana in the near future.
In an unusual collaboration of technology and the fashion industry, Siemens of Germany used data from the cities of Lagos, Nairbi, and Johannesburg to weave unique fabrics which tell a story about each industry.
German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim recently announced a new initiative targeting providing quality human and animal healthcare within the African continent. It's called "In Reach Africa".
ImpalaCoin, the cryptocurrency powering the Impala CryptoBank, based in Nairobi, Kenya, will link together a secure blockchain and payments network with the ImpalaPay mobile money processing infrastructure. It will also be unique in that it will be tied to an Africa-based electronic float.
SHOFCO (Shining Hope for Communities), a nonprofit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya, has the mission of building urban promise from urban poverty. It also just won this year's Hilton Humanitarian Prize from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
ThreadSol, an enterprise material management for sewn products company based in India, is coming to the Origin Africa products show coming up in Nairobi, Kenya, from September 9-11. With fashion and fabrics a major booming industry on the continent, ThreadSol hopes to make major inroads with its solutions set.
Hapag-Lloyd, a major shipping company based in Hamburg, Germany, announced an expanded focus on the growing market in East Africa with a number of new routes now available for marine-based shippers.
According to a new analysis just released by IPEN, the International POPS Elimination Network, over 80% of the solvent-based paint brands sold for home use in The Gambia had total lead content greater than 10,000 parts per million (ppm), a dangerously high level.
A new crossborder mobile money transfer pilot test was just completed on the stellar blockchain, via a connection between ImpalaPay Kenya and PesaChoice of Rwanda.
Togo-based Ecobank, an independent pan-African banking group, has selected the finalists for its 2nd annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology startups.