Year 6 | Edition 1 |17 January 2019
 

Angola passes resolution to eliminate double taxation with Portugal, UAE and China

Angola’s National Assembly has approved joint reports and draft resolutions on agreements for the elimination of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion of income taxes with Portugal, China and the United Arab Emirates.

The legal instruments, approved by the specialized committees, establish a global legal regime for the prevention or elimination of double taxation...

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[Africa Tech Week] African tech startups continue to raise more funding

2018 was a good year for the African startup and tech community. A number of startups raised funding to scale and expand their operations across the continent. Over the last five years, Africa has rapidly built a strong tech startup culture as technology becomes more accessible and less costly.

According to the Digest Africa INDEX, an annual report that summarises Africa’s technology investment landscape set to be released on Thursday 9...

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[Column] Armando Da Silva: Why solar power is the obvious solution for South Africa

As South Africa kicks off the New Year with a lower petrol price and hopes for a constructive 2019, there are some looming problems that hinder the great spirit of the country.

For example, Eskom is maintaining that load-shedding is still a possibility, in spite of the maintenance over the holidays and the currently stable coal supply...

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Versa Networks and BringCom roll out improved network connectivity solutions in East and West Africa

Versa Networks, innovator of the Secure Cloud IP platform, and BringCom Incorporated, a telecommunications provider focused on wholesale and retail telecommunications services in Africa, have rolled out a joint solution to deliver Versa's best-in-class SD-WAN capabilities to BringCom's telecom managed service providers and SaaS platform operators in East and West Africa.

Following the VERSA-BringCom partnership established in October 2018, BringCom will be providing SD-WAN services with in-depth...

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[Interview] Tunde Ajala, Executive Director, Dovewell Oilfield Services, Nigeria

Tunde Ajala is the founding executive director of Dovewell Oilfield Services Ltd, a Nigeria oil and gas company that has invested in modern innovations and expertise to spur Nigeria and West Africa’s petroleum and energy sectors.

He talked to Africa Business Communities about the company’s business model, the growing clientele base as demand for modern technology in the...

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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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News Headlines

Andersen Global enters Zimbabwe through partnership with Zenas 21-08-2019 | 07:20:41
Andersen Global announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with Chimwamurombe Legal Practice (Zenas) in Zimbabwe.


Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first Liquefied Natural Gas storage and regas plant 21-08-2019 | 07:18:33
Equatorial Guinea is set to construct the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification plant in West Africa.


Wood-saving cookstoves help Zambia cut forest loss 21-08-2019 | 07:12:00
A UNDP-GEF partnership is promoting energy-saving stoves in rural communities in support of the government’s efforts to cut forest loss, clean up cooking, save lives and curb climate change.


Kenya farmers find new fortunes in avocado farming 21-08-2019 | 06:45:00
Kenya’s avocado farming, now christened the green revolution, has seen farmers abandon their traditional crops in favour of harvesting the popular fruit.


BABA TV launched on DSTV in Uganda 20-08-2019 | 06:04:00
BABA TV, the highest-ranked new channel in the 'family' with the best quality picture has been launched on DStv platform in Uganda.


BBC appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services in Sub-Saharan Africa 20-08-2019 | 05:57:00
BBC Studios has announced the appointment of Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa.


South African Airways restores Hong Kong service 19-08-2019 | 12:59:00
South African Airways has restored flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong on August 14, which was suspended for two days due to protest action at the Hong Kong International Airport.


Ethiopia to open banks for Ethiopian investors in diaspora 19-08-2019 | 11:18:00
The government of Ethiopia recently passed a law that will enable Ethiopian in other parts of the world to invest in the country’s financial services industry.


Kenya’s animal health industry unveils umbrella body to address sector needs 19-08-2019 | 10:15:00
The animal health industry in Kenya has today launched a new body that will articulate and address the needs of industry players.


[Nigeria] NNPC targets China to boost crude oil reserves 19-08-2019 | 08:53:28
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential for it to actualize the nation’s crude Oil reserves and 3m barrels per day oil production target by 2023.


Kenya Airways adds two direct flights on the Nairobi- Cape Town route 16-08-2019 | 12:05:37
Cape Town Air Access has announced the addition of two direct flights to the weekly Cape Town-Nairobi service, operated by Kenya Airways.


AfroChampions unveils drive to finance the African Continental Free Trade Area 16-08-2019 | 08:46:00
The AfroChampions Initiative has formally launched a private sector investment framework to secure financing for the African Continental Free Trade Area.


Capital Markets Authority approves Kenya’s first green bond 16-08-2019 | 06:55:00
Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the issuance of Kenya’s first unlisted green bond, to be issued by Acorn Project (Two) Limited Liability Partnership.


EgyptAir’s B787-9 Dreamliner set to fly to Beijing 16-08-2019 | 06:47:06
EgyptAir has said that the first ever flight for the sixth and last Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is set to be operated on the company's route to Beijing on Sunday.


Africa Oil announces major oil discovery offshore Guyana 15-08-2019 | 14:13:43
Africa Oil is pleased to announce a significant oil discovery on the Orinduik Block, offshore Guyana.


 


 
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