sustainable ocean economy

African Impact Accelerator Launched in Cape Town to…

OceanHub Africa is also offering a technology transfer support program that promotes collaboration between researchers and entrepreneurs for science-based innovation Around the world, ocean-impact accelerators are emerging as societies start to realise the importance of…

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Precision farming for Ethiopia’s Agricultural Sector

Boosting Farm Productivity is the Key to Unlocking the Full Economic Value of Ethiopia’s Agricultural Sector • New-age agricultural companies can support these efforts with new technologies and practices around seeds, crop protection and digital…

solar power irrigation

Sudan: ADB approves $21.783 million grant for roll…

The project meets the Sudanese government’s renewable energy and poverty reduction objectives as well as the Bank’s High Five and Energy Sector Policy The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a grant to…

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Angola set to attract even more FDI in…

Africa Oil & Power supports Angola with year-long FDI campaign in 2020 to promote capital inflow into bankable projects; Angola Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition returns to Talatona June 16-17, 2020; “Angola: African Investment Capital…

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More than 100 million attacks on smart devices…

This figure is around nine times more than the number found in H1 2018, when only around 12 million attacks were spotted originating from 69,000 IP addresses Kaspersky honeypots —networks of virtual copies of various…

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Inflection Point for Payment Acceptance in Africa: new…

The Network International Report identifies Inflection Point for Payment Acceptance in Africa, and details the broad pillars of growth across bank accounts, Point of Sale devices and transactions per card according to Network's research of…

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Discussing future of mobile money platforms in Africa

Stakeholders from 8 African countries have deliberated on policies and frameworks to drive innovation, technology and sustainable mobile payment ecosystem Key representatives from over 8 countries in Africa gathered  at a workshop organized by Vodacom…

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Threats in 2020: abuse of personal information and…

Kaspersky researchers have shared their vision on Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) in 2020, pointing out how the landscape of targeted attacks will change in the coming months.  The overall trend shows that threats will grow…

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Solar market firm partnering with telecom operators

Pay-as-you-go solar market leader, Greenlight Planet, partners with leading telecom operators in sub-Saharan Africa • Full-fledged sales and distribution partnerships have been launched with three leading telecom operators, Vodacom (Tanzania), Orange (Burkina Faso) and Telma…

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2019 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and…

At AfricaCom, the largest technology trade show in Africa, held in Cape Town on 12-14 November, Orange has unveiled the names of the three winners of the international competition. First prize: Chaque souffle compte (Every…

web summit

41 startups from across Africa are heading to…

This year the event has seen more participation from the African continent than ever before Starting next Monday, the world's largest technology conference according to the Financial Times, will begin in Lisbon. This year the…

youth empowerment

Regional Alliance for Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nestlé and its regional partners have joined forces to launch the Regional Alliance for Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa to promote employability for young people.The alliance, which will focus on creating and implementing employability programmes, mentorship and training…