Newsfeeds Africa Business Communities

  1. BBOXX and DC Go partner to provide energy services in Southern Africa

    BOXX, a next generation utility, and DC Go, a provider of affordable off-grid electrification, have announced their intention to partner to provide energy services in southern Africa.
  2. IFC and Canada invest in Zambia solar project

    International Finance Corporation and the Government of Canada are providing approximately $25 million in financing for the second Scaling Solar project under development in Zambia.
  3. [Kenya] Flora Mutahi appointed to the UN Global Compact board

    The CEO of Melvin Marsh International Limited and the chairlady of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers Flora Mutahi has been appointed to the board of the United Nations Global Compact.
  4. Botswana a beacon of hope in Africa war on corruption, ECA

    Botswana is a shining light and beacon of hope in the fight against corruption in Africa and has one of the best anti-corruption profiles on the continent.
  5. [South Africa] Grindrod Shipping lists on the JSE

    Grindrod Shipping Holdings Limited has listed on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
  6. Ghana’s main economic initiatives will do little to reduce poverty, UN

    Ghana’s flagship policies might well stimulate the country’s economy but they won’t do much to get rid of poverty, even though that is their stated aim, says a UN human rights expert.
  7. MEST announces Kenya as fourth African incubator

    Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator MEST, has closed its third successful MEST Africa Summit.
  8. [Mozambique] Globeleq and EDM ink deal to develop power project

    Globeleq, lead partner in the Temane Energy Consortium (TEC), and Electricidade de Moçambique E.P. (EDM) have reached a significant milestone in the development of Mozambique's electricity sector.
  9. Nigeria’s agriculture export rises 24% in 3 months

    Nigeria has seen its 2018 first quarter agricultural export risen by 24 percent as the country explore opportunities to earn substantial dollars through the non-oil export.
  10. African Union provides Zimbabwe with electoral technical support

    The Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission has deployed a five-person independent electoral assistance mission in Zimbabwe from 15 June 2018 to 8 July 2018 to provide technical support to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.