Wednesday, January 22, 2020

CcHUB acquires iHub, a first for Africa

Earlier in the year Co-creation Hub (CcHub) launched Africa's first Design Lab in Kigali, Rwanda, and now in another first for Africa CcHub has...

Growing trends in Africa – the rise of cannabis

By Darryl Bernstein Many countries across the globe are in the process of decriminalising the medical and recreational use of Cannabis, and Africa is no exception...

Mauritius gets first mobile payment solution

Honourable Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius, launched the nation's first national mobile payment solution. Based on the proven Tap & Go payment service...

Botswana records positive FDI inflows

According to Botswana's minister for investment, trade and industry, Bogolo Kenewendo, the country recorded positive foreign direct investment inflows in the past fiscal year. She said a...

Kenya ships its first crude oil export

With a shipment of 200,000 barrels of crude oil Kenya has recorded its first ever crude oil export. Described as a "special moment" by President...

e-Logistics Start-up Kobo360 secures $30M funding

Kobo360, the digital technology platform disrupting African third-party logistics, today announced the completion of a $20M Series A equity round led by Goldman Sachs,...

Mergers and acquisitions deal value rises in Africa in the first...

There was a sharp increase in the value of total mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals in Africa in the first half of 2019 (H1...

Malawi’s economy to grow by 5% in 2019 – Central Bank

Malawi's economy which is heavily dependent on agriculture, is set to grow by 5% this year, up from 4% the previous year and in...