Engie to build hybrid solar power plants in Gabon

Engie has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in Gabon, representing a combined capacity of 2,2MW. The implemented solution was developed by ENGIE’s...

Signify lights up people’s lives

Signify, formally Philips Lighting today brought light to Khaya Centre; a community centre situated in Lehae, Johannesburg. As part of the social impact drive, the Signify team conducted a lighting retrofit and installed LED lights at the centre. This initiative is a...

SAP Africa Code Week makes a mark in Botswana

SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) visited Botswana last week to facilitate Train-the-Trainer (TTT) workshops for teachers and youth. Taking place in the last week of July at various communities across the country, more than 1 000 participants received hands-on training on...

Paylater gives Nigerians access to credit

In Nigeria, a country of nearly 200-million people, 61% of the adult population is unbanked or underbanked. Fintech companies like Paylater represent an opportunity to get formal banking services in the hands of Nigerian consumers to provide liquidity for...

ADCA aims to boost Africa’s digital economy

As the digital economy is all about data, Africa will need to develop its own data centre network to ensure data sovereignty, bandwidth and latency time, and bring back the IT load across the continent. Schneider Electric has committed to help its customers and...

Machine Intelligence Master’s degree launched

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has launched a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) in partnership with Facebook and Google. The master’s will begin this September at the AIMS-Rwanda campus in Kigali....