Bank and Varsity to Empower 300 Youth In Tanzania

Tanzania's National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has teamed up with Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College (Tudarco) to train youth on how they would...

How African honey bees can help mitigate a World Crisis – Vincent Dietemann

By Vincent Dietemann for The Conversation. Vincent Dietemann is Extraordinary lecturer in Zoology and Entomology at the University of Pretoria. CNN is showcasing the work...

A Possible Boom in Nigeria’s Mining Sector

by: Andrea Ayemoba “Nigeria is perhaps the last remaining frontier for mineral investment in the region. With the wide occurrence of minerals and a history of...

Exploring the hidden potential of the Gambia

As Africa’s smallest nation on the continental land mass, the Gambia is often overlooked but this Senegal-surrounded nation is rich with potential and not...

COMESA and Microsoft collaborate to promote access, skills and innovation in 19 African Countries

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) through the COMESA Business Council (CBC) and Microsoft have taken a step toward strengthening their working...

Kenya’s Bungoma County to launch $2m Tech Hub

by TOM JACKSON Bungoma County in western Kenya is set to launch the US$2 million Matili Technology Hub (mtHub) during its upcoming ICT Convention and Innovation...

Ethiopia to Establish Integrated Agro-Industrial Park in Bure Town

The Amhara Regional State of Ethiopia has announced plans to establish an integrated agro-industrial park in Bure Town in Growth and Transformation Plan II...

Groups Sign Funding Deal to Increase Competitiveness for Small Holder Farmers in East Africa

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has entered into a partnership with KCB Group to facilitate the implementation of a platform...

Priceinfo Secures $10,000 Funding from Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Foundation

Nigeria’s PriceInfo, an online price comparison platform has secured over $10,000 in seed funding from Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Foundation and other investors to ease...

Dangote Sugar records a Profit of N14.22 Billion in Q3

by Hadassah Egbedi for Ventures Africa Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR) recently announced a pre-tax profit of N14.22 billion for its third quarter which ended in September, 2015. A small...