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

One million euros climate change project set for launching in Uganda 24-04-2019 | 13:55:43
A 1.07 million euros climate change project aimed at building resilience of agriculture landscapes in Eastern Uganda, is set to be launched in June following the completion of preparatory activities.


Skyway Aviation Handling Company lists on Nigerian Stock Exchange main board 24-04-2019 | 13:52:00
Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc has listed 1,353,580,000 ordinary shares at The Nigerian Stock Exchange Main Board.


Air Mauritius receives new airbus aircraft from Air Lease Corporation 24-04-2019 | 11:45:48
Air Lease Corporation has announced the delivery of one new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft on long-term lease to Air Mauritius.


Andersen Global grows African foothold by partnering with Mulenga Mundashi Kasonde Legal Practitioners in Zambia 24-04-2019 | 08:42:58
Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Mulenga Mundashi Kasonde Legal Practitioners, MMKLP, a law firm in Zambia.


Ethiopian Airlines set to launch three weekly flights to Marseille 24-04-2019 | 06:47:00
Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France as of July 02, 2019.


Mauritius makes gains in bridging income inequalities among workers, report 24-04-2019 | 06:44:00
Lower-paid workers in Mauritius are to some extent catching up to their higher-paid counterparts over time, according to a new World Bank report.


Hyatt Hotels opens new property in Algeria 24-04-2019 | 06:36:00
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has opened the first Hyatt hotel in Algeria, Hyatt Regency Algiers Airport.


[Nigeria] NNPC to partner Red Cross Society on disaster management 23-04-2019 | 13:31:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigerian Red Cross Society towards developing the capacity of the corporation’s staff on disaster management.


NAS Uganda launches eco-friendly vehicles at Entebbe International Airport 23-04-2019 | 11:42:00
National Aviation Services (NAS) Uganda has joined the Civil Aviation Authority’s efforts to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by introducing electric forklifts and tractors into its operations.


African Legal Support Facility supports $200 million energy plant in Rwanda 23-04-2019 | 11:07:40
The African Legal Support Facility has provided advisory services support to the Government of Rwanda for the negotiation of its deal with Symbion Power to develop a $200-million-dollar energy plant in Rwanda.


KawiSafi raises $70 million from Acumen to invest in energy projects in East Africa 23-04-2019 | 10:40:00
Acumen, a non-profit organisation that invests philanthropic capital in companies and leaders tackling poverty, has announced an approximately $70m close of the for-profit fund, KawiSafi Ventures.


Sahara Group advocates for intra Africa solution for petroleum sector challenges 23-04-2019 | 10:32:00
Executive Director, Sahara Group, Wale Ajibade, has said collaboration between players in the oil sector would enhance the contribution of intra-Africa led solutions to addressing the sector’s trade.


[Egypt] NOMP, EGAS ink cooperation protocol to manufacture smart gas meters 23-04-2019 | 10:19:00
National Organization for Military Production (NOMP) and Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) have partnered in the field of producing prepayment smart gas meters.


[South Africa] Mr Price to become first retailer to list on A2X 23-04-2019 | 10:19:00
Mr Price Group has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets and its shares will be available for trade on A2X from 2 May 2019.


[South Africa] Centbee raises £1 million from Ayre Ventures 23-04-2019 | 08:18:00
South African-based Bitcoin company, Centbee, has closed its Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Antigua-based investment firm, Ayre Ventures and CoinGeek.


 


 
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