MTN Zambia announces $11m Site Construction Plan

Zambia's largest mobile phone operator, MTN Zambia, plans to spend over $11 million on the construction of new cell sites across the country in...

3-Year-Old DJ Arch wins South Africa’s Got Talent

Never has victory been handled with such grace as by three-year-old ‘DJ’ Arch Junior, who triumphed at this year’s South Africa’s Got Talent. His blissed-out...

BitPesa expands to Nigeria, Uganda, Launches Business Services

by GABRIELLA MULLIGAN Kenyan bitcoin remittance startup BitPesa has launched its service in Nigeria and Uganda, and also added a new feature catering to businesses making...

Bitcoin exchange NairaEx open for business in Nigeria

Bitcoin exchange NairaEx has launched in Nigeria. NairaEx is a simple to use platform, designed for new Bitcoin users, although experienced users will enjoy the...

Kenya and South Africa in the Arts

By Ms Zukiswa Wanner, South African journalist and novelist A fair share of both of South Africa and Kenya’s taxes come from artists. Beyond artists...

Financing Development under President Buhari: The Role of Pan African Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)

By Roberts Orya, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Export–Import Bank The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has prognosticated a possible economic recession in 2016. This possible...

Rwanda to Host Regional Horticulture Summit

Over 300 horticulture sector stakeholders, including farmers, exporters and policy-makers from East African Community (EAC) and the DR Congo will this month converge in...

Airtel Funds Farming Project in Uganda

In a move to back the project undertaken by the Trans Africa Hydro Meteorological Observatory (TAHMO), Bharti Airtel, is spending $672,000 to support a...

Guinness Nigeria reaffirms commitment to Partner With Lagos State Government On Wealth Creation

The Chief Executive Officer, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Peter Ndegwa, has expressed the company’s willingness to continue to partner with the Lagos State Government...

Africa 2.0 Annual Leadership Symposium: Celebrating 5 years of Change and Leadership in Africa

The Africa 2.0 Annual Leadership Symposium is almost here, and the best and brightest minds from across Africa will be gathering in Maputo from...