Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Bananas to help wean Angola off oil

Boxes of still-green bananas were shifted one-by-one from a towering stack of crates into a refrigerated shipping container. Stamped "From Angola, with love", the fruit...

Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond

The Republic of Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond — a financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects. Proceeds...

Disruptions caused by adoption of blockchain technology

Blockchain has attracted a lot of attention recently and it’s no surprise. After all, it has the potential for transforming the way many giant...

Salt of Palmar: a travel movement starts here

Newly launched hotel brand, SALT, today announces its first property, the 59-key SALT of Palmar that will open on the east coast of Mauritius...

Flutterwave raises $20m, but its founder, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji exits the company

Quartz reports that a year after raising a $10m Series A round, the leading Nigerian fintech company Flutterwave announced an extension of its Series A which brings...

Google announces Sh100m grant to train Kenyan farmers on digital skills

Google Kenya Country Manager Charles Murito says the training skills program will help smallholder farmers digitize their agribusiness operations and tasks. The digital training will...

Favourable weather boosts tea production in East Africa

by Winnie Atieno Favourable weather has boosted East Africa’s tea production in the six months to June this year, even as prices have dropped in...

Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in...

by Victor Odundo Owuor A recent World Bank report showed that Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in the world, outpacing most other countries...