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Japan PM pledges to invest USD30bn in Africa by 2018

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.

10 hours ago

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Gender inequality costs Africa USD95bn a year - UN

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.

11 hours ago

IDE generates business and investment in African real estate
IDE generates business and investment in African real estate

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.

Issued by IDE Consulting Services 15 hours ago

The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology
The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology

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.

By Magnus Nmonwu 16 hours ago

African leaders commit to empowering youth, women to transform Africa
African leaders commit to empowering youth, women to transform Africa

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.

18 hours ago

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Lesotho TV to expand broadcast reach

MASERU, Lesotho - Lesotho TV (LTV) has gone fully tapeless with an Avid production and post production suite. The solution from Jasco Broadcast Solutions, which was fully commissioned by mid-July 2016, will improve the quality of the state-owned broadcaster's outputs significantly, laying the foundation for expansion of its services as the country readies itself for Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT).

20 hours ago

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YahClick unveils Virtual Network Operator Service

LUANDA, Angola - YahClick, the broadband satellite solutions provider for home and business, has announced its partnership with VT iDirect for the introduction of Virtual Network Operator (VNO) services across YahClick's existing footprint in Angola.

20 hours ago

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Using art to drive Africa's economic agenda

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

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The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

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

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Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa

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