FirstBank, Azuri partner on solar in Nigeria

African pay-as-you-go solar technology provider Azuri Technologies and First Bank of Nigeria has announced a unique partnership that will help deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria while bringing affordable, reliable and clean power to millions of Nigerians. Under the...

Korea ready to partner in Africa

In partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB.org), Korea is ready to step up technology transfers to Africa, officials said in Seoul. Speaking at a meeting on potential technology partnerships between Korea and Africa, representatives of Busan Metropolitan...

Entries open for Zayed Sustainability Prize

The Zayed Sustainability Prize submissions for the 2020 edition are open to applicants from across the African continent. The UAE’s global award for rewarding innovation, impact and inspiration in sustainable development solutions has announced that, from 30...

New head for SAP’s Central Africa region

SAP Africa has announced the appointment of the MD for a newly-formed Central African region. SAP veteran and respected business leader Pedro Guerreiro, who was appointed as managing director for Lusophone Africa in 2015 and West Africa in 2017, will lead the...

Angola Cables gets Uptime certification

Angola Cables’ cable landing station in Fortaleza, Brazil has been awarded Tier III Certification by the Uptime Institute. The certification recognises the operational efficiency of the infrastructure and facilities constructed as of December 2018. The...

Standard Chartered extends African digital bank

Standard Chartered has announced the start of the second phase of its digital-only retail bank across Africa. In response to growing consumer demand for innovative banking services on the continent, the Bank will launch its digital solution in four key markets during...