Monday, February 18, 2019

Rwanda’s Lake Kivu deal could help the country cut gas imports

Rwanda signed a $400 million seven-year deal with Gasmeth Energy to produce bottled methane gas from Lake Kivu, and is expected to significantly cut...

Ethiopia’s industrial parks could boost employment and drive innovation

by Iweka Kingsley According to Lelise Neme, CEO of Ethiopia Industrial Park Development Corporation (IPDC), Ethiopia has committed about $1.3 billion to construct about a...

Lagos could use a ‘Car Free Day’

by Iweka Kingsley Africa’s most populous cities continue to experience both rapid growth as well as growing concerns and challenges. The need for innovative solutions...

Naspers, the South African company buying the world

Last week, South African media company, Naspers, through its Classifieds business, OLX Group, spent $1.16 Billion to buy out Russian classifieds marketplace, Avito, one...

Ethiopia has tripled the size of its main airport as it...

Written by Abdi Latif Dahir Ethiopia’s capital is set to cement its place as Africa’s leading aviation hub with an expanded airport terminal which triples it...

Volkswagen develops automotive industry in Ethiopia

Volkswagen brand continues its engagement in emerging countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the presence of Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany,...

Liquid Telecom appoints Susan M’kandawire Mulikita as its first female CEO...

Liquid Telecom has appointed Susan M’kandawire Mulikita as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Zambian unit to accelerate growth and market penetration across the...

Ghana’s best cocoa farmer says investing in agriculture gives good returns

The National Best Cocoa Farmer, Mr. Charles Gyamfi, has urged public sector workers to invest part of their income in agriculture to provide them...