Google has announced it will be opening its first African Artificial Intelligence research center in Accra, Ghana, later in 2018.
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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.
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.
The servicing arm of the Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), LCI Services, has expanded its Debt Collection Services to cover 11 new African markets to support clients in their regional growth and protect their trade receivables.
Tigo Tanzania, a digital lifestyle company, has formed a partnership with Uber, a transportation network company based in California.
On 9 May 2018, the “World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” will be opening at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. to reveal the diverse interchanges that break down barriers between Africa and Asia.
GE Healthcare, an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Amref Health Africa, the largest non-governmental organization based in Africa, announced a partnership aimed at strengthening the healthcare systems in Africa.
The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam has received a grant for 3.782 billion yen from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to help pay for the Project for the Widening of New Bagamoyo Road (Phase 2).
FINCA, a micro-finance institution in Tanzania, has partnered with the Canada-based Mastercard Foundation to boost Africa’s financial inclusion.
Cornell University in New York has announced its expansion of international efforts to deliver improved varieties of cassava to smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with $35 million in new funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK aid from the United Kingdom.
Last 6 February 2018, U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor has officially opened a three-day regional U.S. Alumni Global Health Workshop at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Ruaha Energy Company, a Tanzanian developer of small power project mini-grids, has signed an agreement with Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) for delivery of 0.95 megawatt (MW) of power to the main grid from Ruaha’s facility in an industrial area in the heart of the new Kilosa Town.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The UK-based Clinigen Group plc, a global pharmaceutical and services company, has reached agreement with Eisai Europe Ltd., the European branch of Japan-based Eisai, for marketing rights to Halaven® (eribulin), Fycompa® (perampanel) and Lenvima® (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.