Year 5 | Edition 7 | 22 February 2018
 
[South Africa] Eskom launches mobile desalination plant to tackle Cape Town’s water shortage

Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear power station has launched a mobile groundwater desalination plant, which will take care of the station’s water needs, thus easing the pressure on the City of Cape Town’s water supply...



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Isuzu Motors announces entry of Isuzu mu-X into Sub Saharan Africa market in the second half of 2018

Isuzu Motors South Africa has announced the entry of the Sports Utility Vehicle segment with the introduction of the popular Isuzu mu-X into the South African and Sub-Saharan Africa market in the second half of the year...



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Blockchain spending in Africa and Middle East to more than double in 2018, IDC data

Spending on blockchain solutions in the Middle East and Africa is set to more than double this year, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation. The global technology research and consulting firm's recently...



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[Startup Interview] Austin Zungu, Founder, Sengwayo, South Africa

Austin Zungu, a South African entrepreneur, is developing a one-of-a-kind inbuilt power harvesting technology that reduces dependency on plug-in-charging while providing eco- friendly power to mobile communication devices...



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Andersen Tax & Legal launches in Egypt

International tax and legal company Andersen launches in Egypt this week as Maher Milad Iskander and Co., an Egyptian tax and legal firm based in Cairo, formally adopts the name Andersen Tax & Legal...



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Kwese acquires stake in iflix Africa
Pan-African media company Kwesé has acquired a significant stake in global entertainment company for emerging markets iflix Africa, which will now form part of Kwesé’s diverse broadcast offering...


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[Column] Bob Koigi: Africa open skies pact will change global business landscape
Flying within Africa is a dreaded experience with many routes having no direct fights, forcing passengers to contend with expensive and circuitous flights sometimes involving going through Middle East and Europe...


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Kosmos Energy hails approval of inter governmental cooperation between Mauritania and Senegal on gas exploration
International oil company, Kosmos Energy has confirmed that the governments of Mauritania and Senegal have signed an Inter-Governmental Cooperation Agreement (ICA) which enables the development...


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[Startup Interview] Emeka Akano, CEO, Jara Mobile Ltd, Nigeria
Jara Mobile Limited, a Nigerian startup, runs an innovative bills payment platform that integrates various retailers into one loyalty programme, giving customers the leeway of doing more with less money...


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Noble Energy announces execution of sales agreements for export of gas to Egypt

American petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company Noble Energy, Inc. has signed agreements to sell significant quantities of natural gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields to Dolphinus Holdings Limited to supply gas in Egypt...



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[Nigeria] FirstBank processes over $2.7 billion on its 894 Quick Banking Channel

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has recorded giant strides in its Financial Inclusion services delivery, via its 894 quick banking, a USSD based channel that enables customers to access banking services using any type of phone and without data/internet...



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[Interview] Clement Tulezi, CEO, Kenya Flower Council
Kenya Flower Council has a new boss. With an experience spanning 23 years across media, communications, marketing and international mediation, Clement Tulezi now takes charge of the umbrella growers and exporters body...


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Republic of Congo launches iGuide to showcase investment opportunities

The electronic investment platform, the iGuide, developed by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with UNCTAD, has been unveiled by the Investment Promotion Agency (API) of the Republic of the Congo in Brazzaville...



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United Kingdom to support solar energy industry in Uganda

The British High Commissioner to Uganda, HE Peter West has announced a new partnership between the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in Uganda...



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[Startup Interview] Roshaan Kulpoo, Founder, United Pay Ltd, Mauritius
As developing countries continue to tap into the unrivaled potential of financial technologies to boost financial inclusion, United Pay Ltd, a Mauritius based company is working with banks in Africa...


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[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority approves license for online foreign exchange broker

The Board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to Execution Point Limited to operate as a Non – Dealing Online Foreign Exchange Broker in line with the Capital Markets...



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Rwanda bets on innovative partnerships to grow economy

“Rwanda’s transformational agenda requires innovative partnerships engaging all stakeholders” the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete said while opening the 14th Development Partners retreat in Rubavu district...



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Grid electricity and off-grid solutions not meeting Africans energy demands, study

Mozambique joins the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Southern African States

[South Africa] Eskom launches mobile desalination plant to tackle Cape Town’s water shortage

SloanLED awarded Engen project to roll out LED technology in South Africa


 

European Investment Bank to invest $85 million in Rwanda’s infrastructure and private sector

RTI International awarded USAID Power Africa contract

Intertek renews contract with Kenyan government for its export conformity to standards programme

FarEye targets 175 million online shoppers of Africa with its parcel shop technology, 'Drop&Pick'


 

CNN and Dangote Industries deepen partnership with new TV brand campaign

Food and Agriculture Organization launches guide to tackle Fall Armyworm in Africa

COMESA renews mining deal with Western Australia

World Bank approves $486 million to improve Nigeria electricity transmission network and infrastructure


 

Rwanda bets on innovative partnerships to grow economy

22 countries have signed the COMESA- EAC- SADC free trade agreement

Trine partners with BBOXX to unveil €6 million crowd investment initiative for off grid solar

The African Development Bank updates its African Bond Index


 
 
Global e-commerce trustmark Safe.Shop is launching in Africa, looking for partners

Safe.Shop, the global e-commerce trustmark, is launching in Africa with as first partner Ecommerce Africa.

We are looking for law firms as partners in several African countries...



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eBook - The sub-Saharan African road construction and bitumen markets
Request your copy of Argus’ eBook that explores the sub-Saharan Africa road construction and bitumen markets. It offers an overview of the current environment, prospects for supplying bitumen to sub-Saharan African markets and the huge potential for growth in the region...


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African CEO's wanted for interviews!
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with African CEO's and CEO's of companies doing business in Africa...


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Discover the consumption and flow of bitumen across West Africa
Download a series of West Africa maps that outline the consumption, transportation and movement of bitumen in and out of the region.

In this download, Argus experts share typical truck movements from west African ports to inland neighbouring locations, shipment routes and the estimated current annual bitumen consumption in selected West African countries...


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Join the pan-African LPG market at Argus Africa LPG 2018
Join regional and international decision-makers from across east, central and South Africa at Argus Africa LPG 2018, 14-15 March. This is the pan-African collaboration hub to unite and develop the LPG industry. The event also offers you a showcase of new storage facilities such as Walvis Bay...


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Conference: How business can make smallholder supply chains resilient | London, 13-14 March 2018

We would like to make you aware of Innovation Forum’s How business can make smallholder supply chains resilient conference, taking place in London on the 13th& 14th of March 2018...



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Ministry of Energy, Ghana, endorses Argus West Africa LPG 2018
We would like to make you aware of Innovation Forum’s How business can make smallholder supply chains resilient conference, taking place in London on the 13th& 14th of March 2018...


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Nigerian Well Intervention Highlighted at OWI WCA | Accra, March 7-8
As the largest producer in West Africa, Nigeria is quickly becoming a hotspot for well intervention activity. The Offshore Well Intervention Workshop (Accra, March 7-8) is delighted to be hosting several keynote speakers from Nigeria who will announce their next cycle of production enhancement, well integrity and P&A campaigns for 2018...


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African Startups wanted for interviews!
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with startup businesses in Africa...


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Join any of our 180 Africa LinkedIn Groups

Africa Business Communities manages 180 LinkedIn Groups. These groups cover every country and every industry on the continent.

Please feel free to join any of these groups and be part of the African conversation...



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[Vacancy] Freelance Business Journalist - specialist in ICT and Telecom - in East Africa

Africa Business Communities will be developing a Tech Platform on its website and is therefore looking for a freelance journalist/webmaster in East Africa, specialized in ICT and Telecom.

Africa Business Communities has offices in Amsterdam, Madrid and Nairobi.

For this position we encourage both male and female and both young and experienced journalistst and webmasers to apply...


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Africa Business Communities is launching African Startup Platform - looking for partners
African startups have been on a meteoric rise, positioning themselves as key players in the African economies, boosting innovation, and businesses while creating employment.

Africa Business Communities has a fast growing African Startup LinkedIn group with over 8000 members. In our Africa Venture Capital and Private Equity LinkedIn group we have over 9000 members...


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