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.
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The Cote d'Ivoire based African Development Bank's President, Akinwumi Adesina, made a strong plea to help farmers across the African continent get access to new technologies which could transform agricultural production and yields.
A new task force has been formed by the African Development Bank in Nigeria, in partnership with the Federal Government There, to form the first Public-Private Round Table on Youth Employment and Skills Development.
The "In Reach Africa" program, an initiative targeted at providing quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent, was just launched by Boehringer Ingelheim, a major global pharmaceutical company based in Germany.
KBR,a provider of differentiated professional services and technologies in Texas, has been awarded an LNG FEED contract, by Nigeria LNG (NLNG), for further expansion of the Bonny Island LNG plant at Bonny Island, Nigeria.
Nigerian insurance companies and banks will soon be introducing fiduciary bonds – also known as integrity bonds – to help minimize the likelihood of fraud and corruption in contracting in the country.
New York based Enago recently conducted a series of four workshops within Nigeria on the issue of academic publishing for researchers.
Last week, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) announced plans to increase investment in its existing offshore oil and gas operations within Nigeria's jurisdiction, by an additional $3 billion.
MallforAfrica, a Nigeria-based e-commerce provider, is partnering with DHL, a global international express services provider, to work with its new Marketplace Africa platform, to help online retailers sell and ship African-made products to the U.S. and other global markets.
The Egypt-based African Export-Import Bank (Afrexemibank) has authorized a $650 million loan for a new oil refinery project in Nigeria.
The World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) together have begun an effort to support conflict-affected people in northeastern Nigeria to increase food production and cut back on food assistance dependence.
The next Nigerian general elections are scheduled for February 2019. To help ensure fairness in the voting process, two Washington, D.C. non-profits, the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) have deployed a joint Pre-Election Assessment Mission (PEAM) to Nigeria.
The European Commission just announced it will be providing a humanitarian aid package worth €191.3 million to assist Africa's Sahel region, which is continuing to experience its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years.
Africa's infrastructure needs are growing daily, and yet there continues to be an annual financing gap between US $130-$170 billion. The Africa Investment Forum (AIF) was established with the goal of helping bridge that gap.
The Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP) had its first meeting during the first week of July 2018, in Cote d'Ivoire. It was organized as a two-day workshop to discuss technical, commercial, regulatory and financial issues in the rapidly-growing Energy market in Africa.
Smallholder farmers in Kenya and many regions of Africa are struggling after long-term climatic change effects and extended drought have virtually destroyed what used to be a far stronger agricultural economy. Those farmers must be involved when plans are created to help them recover their croplands for the future.
The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) is collaborating with General Electric (GE) on the development of an End-to-End Power Intervention (EEIP) solution for the region.
According to a new report by PwC regarding Africa's hotel sector, the increase in both foreign and domestic travelers on the continent over the next five years, plus the increase in the number of hotel chains there, should continue to support strong growth in the hotel sector for the next five years.
On June 30, the United Nations announced an ambitious plan it was launching, to harness the "immense" potential of Africa's Sahel region, from renewable energy and natural resources to culture and tourism.
GE Lagos Garage, an outreach initiative of General Electric (GE.com), and the Ondo State Information Technology Agency of Nigeria recently held a skill development partnership program in advanced manufacturing and business development.
General Electric's Distributed Power business just signed an agreement naming HOERBIGER Service Middle East FZE to be an authorized distributor in Nigeria for its Waukesha gas engine products.
A tech startup dedicated to solving the problem of commuting daily in Lagos, Staffbus.ng (Staff Bus Nigeria), just won the ₦5million grand prize at the Seyi Empowerment Project (STEP), Lagos Edition competition on June 26.
Peace Hyde, media entrepreneur and the Head of Digital Media and Partnership for Forbe Africa, has opened another branch of her Aim Higher Africa non-profit in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies, SSEAC, just issued a 14-day notice of a possible strike in Lagos.
According to the new 2018 Africa Risk-Reward Index from London-based Control Risks and Oxford Economics, West African economies are seeing improved risk-reward scores this year. The underlying reasons for this are increased political stability in the region, effetive public economic reforms, and rising commodity prices.