NAIROBI, Kenya - Japan will pour $30 billion (27 billion euros) in investment in Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday at a summit in Nairobi.
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NAIROBI, Kenya - The UN urged African nations to close a gender gap that is costing an estimated $95 billion (84 billion euros) a year in lost economic potential.
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The organisation, IDE Consulting Services, is an international brand that has recently entered Africa, with the purpose of generating business and investment in Africa through tabletop summits.
IDE Consulting Services 8 hours ago
We are all familiar with the stereotype of the young entrepreneur: technology whizz kids with all the latest mobile devices and the ability to multitask as they type hundreds of words a minute. Sage's 'Walk With Me' report confirms that there is plenty of truth in this picture of how young people work and interact with technology.
Magnus Nmonwu 8 hours ago
African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, Kenya, have agreed on more international actions to empower youth and women to achieve a demographic dividend and transform Africa.
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JUBA, South Sudan - The United Nations Development Programme's new Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace launched official activities last week with an introduction workshop designed to explain the competition process, rules, and innovation principles.
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Kenyan startup Capsule is set to launch Flare, a mobile solution that aggregates available ambulances onto a single system and allows patients or hospitals to request emergency help using their smartphone.
Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The United States announced nearly US$35 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Ethiopia face the impacts of the worst drought in 50 years.
26 Aug 2016
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The African Union is looking to identify ways in which African artists and the African Union, through the Citizen's Diaspora Directorate's facilitation, can collaborate and add value to ongoing continental initiatives.
25 Aug 2016
LAGOS, Nigeria - Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016 and 2017, according to global news and events company, TMT Finance.
25 Aug 2016
UbuntuNet Alliance has awarded a 15-year contract to Seacom to provide point to point connectivity services to National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) of Eastern and Southern Africa through the European Union co-funded AfricaConnect2 project.
24 Aug 2016
The Kenyan Film Classification Board (KFCB) has concluded a two week reciprocal study tour, hosted by the Film and Publication Board (FPB) of South Africa, to identify mutually beneficial activities for both countries, develop mechanisms and programs for content classification and regulation, and promote best practice.
23 Aug 2016
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Preparations are underway for the 10th African Development Forum (ADF) to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank.
23 Aug 2016