Coding for jobs under the spotlight

The African Development Bank, together with partners The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook, launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. By training youth in demand-driven Information and Communications...

25th SWIFT conference coming to Kigali

SWIFT will hold the 25th edition of its SWIFT African Regional Conference (ARC) in Kigali, Rwanda on 20-22 June. Supported by the National Bank of Rwanda, ARC 2018 will bring together up to 500 high level financial representatives from across 50 countries. Under the...

Digital revolution key for African power

New power sector priorities are emerging across Africa, such as the financing of new power projects, integration of independent power projects, sustainable plant management and the role of the digital revolution in power generation and distribution today. According to...

Ecobank scoops African Banker awards

Ecobank has won two major awards at the African Banker’s prestigious ceremony held at the Paradise Hotel in Busan, South Korea. The bank was named Best Retail Bank in Africa after impressing judges with the strides it has made to leverage digital financial...

Africa most at risk from climate change

Scientific evidence shows that African economies are already reeling from the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. Of the 10 countries in the world that are most threatened by climate change, seven are in Africa....

KT expands in Africa

KT Corp, Korea’s largest telecommunications company, will expand its co-operation with African countries in ICT, based on its successful nationwide LTE network in Rwanda, which is believes is a first in Africa. KT, formerly known as Korea Telecom, disclosed its...