Africa rising (Source: GE)
GE reports back on R2bn investment across Africa

The African growth story is still real. Two years ago, the first US-Africa Business Forum drew the attention of the world to the promise of Africa. Governments and organisations discussed and debated opportunities in infrastructure, innovation, and workforce development, and together committed more than $33 billion in deals, investments, and financing to accelerate African growth.

15 hours ago

Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'
Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

Scandinavian company, Grundfos, have come with a solution that will improve access and payments for drinking water. The collaboration ensures easy connection of mobile wallet providers and water service providers, to simplify access for the end consumer.

3 days ago

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Agribusiness congress comes to Kampala

Preparations are underway for the fourth Agribusiness Congress East Africa conference that is taking place in Kampala from 29-30 November 2016. It is the first time that the event is taking place in Uganda.

22 Sep 2016

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Digital payments could boost modernisation in Africa

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - A new study from the United Nations-based Better Than Cash Alliance provides findings about the large potential gains for governments, businesses and citizens when digitising payments.

21 Sep 2016

Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists
Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists

GENEVA, Switzerland - The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, has called on the Eritrean Government to urgently provide information on the whereabouts and state of health of senior government officials and independent journalists arrested on 18 September 2001 and in the following days.

19 Sep 2016