africa oil + power

Empowering Africa to Make Energy Work

Under the second day’s theme of “Energy in Powering Growth”, panel discussions and talk sessions unpacked the challenges and opportunities in Africa’s power sector Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy of South Africa, Gwede Mantashe,…

venture capital seed

Top 12 Ventures for its 2019 Series-A Venture…

VC4A is proud to announce the 12 ventures (11 Series A and 1 Seed+) for its 2019 Venture Showcase. These companies represent the best investment opportunities on the continent. They have been vetted by 40…

young innovation ideas

Siemens Invests in Young African Innovators

Siemens extends its Eskom Expo partnership to schools in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia, refurbishing and restocking Sekondi College computer lab as part of Siemens localization programme. • Siemens (www.Siemens.com) is committed to supporting…

iron bridge

Photography has now become a key indicator for…

Following the social media boom, the art of photography now plays an increasingly important role in the lives of the young. In this respect, smartphones, with their cutting-edge tech, have become a fully-fledged photography tool,…

off grid solar panel

Growing off-grid solar market in Africa

ENGIE acquires Mobisol and becomes market leader in the off-grid solar in Africa • The group already has significant activities in African off-grid electrification segment ENGIE expands its decentralized energy offering in Africa through the…

digital training

Digital Training Tour through Kenya

Kenya is poised to be a global success story because of its motivated youth, a dynamic private sector and improving infrastructure • Arrow Electronics and Close the Gap go on a Digital Training Tour through…