New WFP Initiative to connect Smallholder Farmers in Rwanda to Markets

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched an initiative under which small-scale farmers in Rwanda will be supported in transitioning from subsistence...

13 African Startups to Compete at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland

Thirteen African startups will compete with other startups from 55 countries at the Seedstars Annual Summit in 2016 for equity investments of up to...

Nigeria To host Mobilemoney Stakeholders Expo

Nigeria, Africa’s largest remittance recipient nation, is set to host more than 250 delegates from over 25 countries for the 6th remittance and mobilemoney...

Zambia’s Electricity Price Hike will ease Power Shortages – IMF

Zambia's electricity price hike will ease power shortages that have put pressure on the economy of Africa's No. 2 copper producer, the International Monetary...

Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda Pledge to Join Africa’s Solar Revolution

Ghana, Malawi and Rwanda are the latest countries to join the Energy Africa campaign, UK's International Development Minister, Nick Hurd, has announced. The agreements will...

Google Launches Wi-Fi Network In Uganda

Google has launched its first wi-fi network in Uganda’s capital Kampala, as part of its scheme to broaden access to affordable high-speed internet. The company...

Three Tanzanian Universities Add Course in Female Genital Mutilation to Fight the Practice

Three Tanzanian universities are offering a new course on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to train health care professionals on how to deal with victims...

Maputo tops MasterCard Index of African Cities with Highest Growth Potential

Mozambique's capital‚ Maputo, has the best potential for inclusive growth compared to other large African cities, while Casablanca in Morocco and Lagos in Nigeria rank...

Rwanda, UK Energy Deal to boost Off-Grid Power Supply in Rural Areas

Rwanda has signed a memorandum of understanding with UK government as part of efforts to boost off-grid power supply to rural households. The agreement, which...

Africa Global Business Forum 2015: A Participants’ View

Written by Mr. Manabile Shogole The 17-18th November 2015 brought together (in Dubai) some African Heads of State and Government, as well as the captains of...