Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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...

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...