Africa urged to fast-track integration

African leaders this week underscored the urgent need to fast-track the continent’s regional integration process in order to accelerate Africa’s economic transformation. The call was made at the opening ceremony of the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings, in Malabo,...

Ecobank hosted by LSE after $500m Eurobond issuance

Following its successful $500-million Eurobond issuance, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, was hosted by the London Stock Exchange to a market opening ceremony to celebrate the successful listing of the...

Solving African cross-border cloud connectivity issues

Global telecommunications carrier CMC Networks says Teraco’s Africa Cloud Exchange will play an important role in its recently launched Multi Cloud Connect solution, enabling its customers direct connection to AWS Direct Connect and Microsoft Azure Express Route...

Help in combatting African climate change

The governments of Japan and Austria have approved a $1-million fund to strengthen the participation of the private sector in combating climate change. The funding will be channeled to the Africa Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) grant, which aims to expand the role of...

SES helps Ivory Coast go digital

Ivory Coast’s public broadcasting company, the Société Ivoirienne de Télédiffusion (SIDT) has selected SES as its digital partner in a major move to meet the country’s 2020 deadline for switching over from analogue to digital broadcasting. Under the...

Fleet management solution for Ugandan utility provider

A&S Electronics has been awarded a tender to supply a water services provider in Uganda with a comprehensive fleet management solution. The customer operates an extensive fleet to fulfil its mandate of providing water for use in agriculture, rural industries and...