Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Andela secures $100M Series D to power the future of distributed...

Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, today announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding. The round...

Africa’s 50 most funded tech companies in 2018 raised a total...

Africa’s 50 most funded tech companies in 2018 raised a total of $618M. This is according to the Digest Africa INDEX, an annual report that...

Ghana’s energy industry becomes a boon for the economy

On October 15 President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the opening of the country’s first open and competitive round of bidding for energy exploration licences, with...

Young Rwandan entrepreneur turned Rwf40,000 into multi-million avocado oil firm

by Michel Nkurunziza Euphrosine Niyidukunda Mugeni, a final year female student at University of Rwanda who is pursuing Business Administration, is already in position to pay her...

Rwanda the emerging economy to watch

by Collins Mwai for Forbes Africa The tiny East African nation has proven to be a role model for the continent. During her November 2018 visit...

Senegal’s industrial park open for business

Forty kilometers from the capital, Dakar, a new industrial park has opened. Seven companies, from China, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Tunisia and one from Senegal...

Construction of separation plant begins at Nigerian zinc project

Symbol Mining Ltd has entered into a formal contract for the construction of a density separation processing plant at its high-grade zinc and lead Macy...

South Africa’s president signs minimum wage bill into law

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the national minimum wage bill, his office said on Monday, part of efforts by the...