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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When countries in Africa clashed in the past, there was little in the way of alternative to war and inter-tribal battles. Softer approaches to conflict resolution are now replacing that, starting with the border regions in Eastern Africa.
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.
According to Tanzania’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation, the Stiegler’s Gorge water project is at 80 percent completion and scheduled to be finished by August 15.
The government of Tanzania will shortly be making use of a major new digital national identification system, completed under contract by KT Corp., South Korea's largest telecommunications company.
Many African countries are now actively embracing what is called the "blue economy", with business and social benefits for actively looking to oceans, lakes and rivers to help expand their business opportunities.
The United Republic of Tanzania on Friday received approval from the African Development bank to finance US $123.39 million towards the country's North-West Grid 400 kV Nyakanaz-Kigoma power transmission line project.
Air Tanzania, the flag carrier airline of Tanzania , has selected StandardAero, a maintenance and overhaul provider based in Scottsdale, to provide maintenance and engineering services for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A engines, powering the flag carrier’s fleet of three Q400 regional turboprops.
The Simiyu Regional Hospital and Bariadi's Training Center recently received an ambulance from Amref Health Africa's Uzazi Uzima project in Tanzania.
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.
The Government of Tanzania has installed new state-of-the-art analytical equipment to be used by private sector processors to check food products for nutritional and mineral content.
The World Bank has authorized a new IDA credit for a new Rural Water and Sanitation Program-For-Results for the people of Tanzania.
RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, just announced a significant expansion in its supply of electronic components within Africa. It just opened an e-commerce website, www.RSOnline.africa to serve a total of 15 countries countries on the continent.
Google has announced it will be opening its first African Artificial Intelligence research center in Accra, Ghana, later in 2018.
The Africa Financial Sector Deepening Fund, a financial instrument designed to strengthen the capital base of local financial institutions and stimulate Africa's corporate bond market, just received a US $10 million investment from the African Development Bank.
To help advance literacy in Tanzania, consultancy KPMG International and Worldreader, a nonprofit focusing on reading proficiency based in San Francisco, recently announced their are teaming up on a project to advance literacy in Tanzania.
Speaking to the Third International foodFirst Conference, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said on June 1 that there must be policies and partnerships enabling smallholder farmers to participate in and benefit from the growth of the coming high growth in the agribusiness industry.
The UK-based Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) hopes to curb illegal wildlife trade in East and Southern Africa, by focusing a new research and training program on disrupting the money flow connected with that trade.
According to Bowmans, a Pan-African law firm with a primary headquarters in South Africa, the East African economy has grown so much and matured so that large brand owners are taking to courts to protect their brands and other intellectual property.
The new Zuzu substation in Dodoma, Tanzania, is being funded with support from the African Development Bank. It will provide reliable and affordable electricity, connecting 121 villages to the power supply in the capital city.
The Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing (AINFP), a public-private partnership dedicated to tapping the power of the private sector to create better nutrition for African consumers while also supporting local farmers, was just launched.
The Trans-Africa highway, a 10,228-kilometer long major artery connecting Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town, South Africa, is now complete. The former missing link in that path, the Dodoma-Babati road, was just opened for transportation.
Competition regulation is growing in Africa, with eight out of the top ten economies in Africa already having established law regulating competition.
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.
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.