Gulf Energy commits to clean energy

Gulf Energy, the developer of the largest private sector led infrastructure project in East and Central Africa, the 1050Mw Lamu Coal Power Plant (Amu Power), has entered into a Clean Coal Technology agreement with General Electric (GE). In terms of the agreement, the...

Ecobank wins digital strategy award

Ecobank won the Best Digital Strategy Award at the Retail Banker International’s prestigious awards ceremony in London last week. Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top...

IFC, Mastercard Foundation extend financial inclusion

“Financial inclusion is one of Africa’s great success stories of this decade. Mobile money solutions and agent banking now offer affordable, instant, and reliable transactions, savings, credit, and even insurance opportunities in rural villages and urban...

We are all winners with AfCFTA, says Ethiopian PM

The transformational opportunities offered by the African Continental Free Trade Area together with the measures needed to unlock them has been the focus of a high-level ministerial dialogue convened by the UN Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa. During the...

Jasco, Avaya connect SMBs in East Africa

Jasco is working with business communications company Avaya to market and sell cloud-based communications solutions powered by Avaya to businesses in Africa, focusing strongly on the Kenyan market. Jasco is an end-to-end ICT provider in Southern and sub-Saharan Africa...

GE commits to East Africa training

General Electric (GE) and the Kenya Cardiac Society (KCS) have entered into a two-year collaboration to offer echocardiography training to physicians and technicians in public and private hospitals in the country. The training will enable the physicians and...