Photos: Africa's fastest train launched in Morocco

Photos: Africa's fastest train launched in Morocco

The fastest train in Africa is in Morocco. It was inaugurated last Thursday, November 15, in the renovated station of Tangiers by King Mohammed VI in the company of French president Emmanuel Macron. The two were on board the first trip from Tangiers to Rabat, the administrative capital. Tangiers is a city of northern Morocco […]

Fake drugs claiming more lives in Africa- EU-funded report shows

Fake drugs claiming more lives in Africa- EU-funded report shows

Thousands of people in Africa die needlessly each year because of fake and counterfeit medication. It is a worrying trend released in an EU- funded report on Tuesday. The vulnerable in Africa suffer the most. The problem is also the access of the real medicine, the cost to buy them is too high so poor […]

Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa summit

Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa summit

Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, met in Brussels today for the 7th Summit between the European Union (EU) and South Africa, and noting that the last Summit took place in 2013, issued the […]

AFCON: Nigerians react to $25000 offer for goals against South Africa

AFCON: Nigerians react to $25000 offer for goals against South Africa

Nigerians on social media have expressed mixed reactions towards the offer of a $25,000 cash reward to the national football team for every goal scored in Saturday’s game against South Africa. The offer was made by the governor of Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta state region, Ifeanyi Okowa, who visited the Super Eagles in a training session […]

Kenyan Private Equity Firm Raises $155 million To Invest In East Africa

Kenyan Private Equity Firm Raises $155 million To Invest In East Africa

Catalyst founder Paul Kavuma (Left) with Adan Mohammed Cabinet Secretary for IndustrializationRedhouse Kenya Catalyst Principal Partners, a Kenyan-based, East African focused private equity firm, has raised $155 million in its second round of funding, securing capital commitments from leading international and regional investors, as a successor to Catalyst Fund I, a $125 million fund raised […]

How gender determines intergenerational mobility in Africa

How gender determines intergenerational mobility in Africa

Parents’ emotional and financial support for their children is vital to their chances for upward social mobility, but evidence shows that sons receive more support and benefits than daughters, especially in developing regions like Africa. Even empowering mothers does not necessarily benefit sons and daughters equally. In a recent paper, my co-authors and I provide […]

Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa

Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa

We’re bringing Startup Battlefield back to Africa on December 11, and we’re excited to announce our jam-packed agenda that highlights the best and brightest startups in the region. For months we’ve been poring through hundreds of applications looking for innovative startups based in Africa. It was tough; the competition was fierce. But we were able […]

Africa seeing rebound in business confidence-report

Africa seeing rebound in business confidence-report

Africa seeing rebound in business confidence-report  The New Times Africa Risk-Reward Index November 2018: investment climate strengthens as continent’s growth revives despite the …  africanews Full coverage Source link

Africa's first ester transformer fluid factory opens

Africa's first ester transformer fluid factory opens

Ribbon cutting at the factory Asset maintenance of power infrastructure such as transformers enables such assets to operate to full lifespan optimally. As such, new developments in this area of asset optimisation mark maintenance milestones. UK-based M&I Materials recently announced the opening of manufacturing operations in South Africa, producing its MIDEL brand of fire safe […]

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