Geneva
Digital economy to create over 3M jobs in Nigeria

GENEVA, Switzerland - A meeting of developing countries has resolved to create policies to bridge the digital divide, as it emerged that financial services within Nigeria's digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next 10 years.

1 day ago

Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs
Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs

HARGEISA, Somaliland: Innovate Ventures is re-running its successful tech startup accelerator for Somali startups, The Innovate Accelerator, to support and invest in the next wave of tech startups in Somaliland and Somalia.

26 Apr 2017

Tanzania gets first Tigo call centre
Tanzania gets first Tigo call centre

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - A new Tigo call centre has been launched in Tanzania, complete with embedded data security measures to protect customer information and identity, to offer Tigo customers dedicated worldclass service.

25 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon
Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the restoration of internet connectivity in the northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon after 94 days of network shutdown.

24 Apr 2017

Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021
Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021

LAGOS, Nigeria - Home-grown African brand, Dangote, is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time. This prediction was made by Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

24 Apr 2017