Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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...

Jhaki, new digital logistics platform launches in Nigeria

The prospects of logistics in Africa are brighter with the recent launch of Jhaki – a digital platform that helps shippers including importers and...

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,...

The rise of Sub-Saharan Africa as a fintech hub

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing investment zones for financial technology companies according to new research says Forbes. The GSM Association says in its...

Production gets underway at Minergy’s Masama coal project in Botswana

Minergy has now removed over 2.2mln cubic metres of overburden at the 390mln tonne Masama coal project in Botswana, with production now getting underway...

Mauritius ranked as the happiest country in Africa

Mauritius is ranked as the happiest country in Africa, at number 57 of the 156 countries that were evaluated. Ranked number one in Africa in...