The Mastercard Foundation and African Leadership Academy (http://AfricanLeadershipAcademy.org) are thrilled to announce that 22-year-old healthcare entrepreneur Melissa Bime has won the US$25,000 Grand Prize at the 8th annual Anzisha Prize awards gala. She is
Running without charging: Hanergy Offers New Solar-powered Express Delivery Cars to China’s Top Delivery Companies
The world’s largest thin-film power solution company, Hanergy Mobile Energy Holdings Group (www.Hanergy.com), today (Oct.25) announced that its subsidiary, Hanergy Glory Solar Technology has successfully delivered the latest solar powered electric express delivery cars (Solar Runner #1) to China’s top delivery companies, STO Express and ZJS Express o
The rapid expansion in the number of hotel rooms, or keys as it’s known in the business, in Nigeria is an indication of a growing economy and favourable investment climate says the host of the West African Property Investment (WAPI) Summit & Expo, Kfir Rusin. With more than 9,603 rooms across 57 hotels planned by the world's leading hotel brands (Marriot
Attributed to Sherry Zameer, Senior Vice President Internet of Things (IOT) for CISMEA region at Gemalto:
The potential of the Internet of Things (IOT) to make consumers’ lives more convenient is well-documented. One area in which it can deliver immediate benefits and significantly change how a household or company in Africa manages and keeps t
West Africa’s largest data centre provider, MDXI and global IXP platform provider, Asteroid have partnered to launch a carrier-neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP) for West Africa. The West African Internet Exchange (WAF-IX), is based on Asteroid’s lightweight design and will be located in MDXI’s Tier III Data Centre, in Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa
The United States Foreign Press Centers (FPC) invited veteran Zimbabwean journalist Kelvin Jakachira to cover the U.S. mid-term elections in California and Nevada from October 31 – November 8, 2018.
Jakachira is the Group Editor in Chief at media conglomerate AB Communications, which runs several commercial radio stations inclu
The South African Government has sent a message of condolences to the Government and the people of Indonesia following the p
APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy in Africa and the Middle East, and main Official Partner of World Rugby’s African association Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), today launched a competition – open to journalists only – to win an
A groundbreaking analysis of satellite data from 1 June to 31 August this year  reveals the world’s largest NO2 air pollution hotspots across six continents in the most detail to date. Greenpeace (www.Greenpeace.org) analysis of the data points to coal and transport as the two principle sources of air pollution, with Mpumalanga in South Africa topping the
Freshworks (www.Freshworks.com), a global leader in customer engagement software, has announced the launch of “Freddy”, an “Omnibot” AI engine that enhances the sales, support and marketing capabilities for businesses of all sizes. Announced at Refresh 1
Protea Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com), today announced the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott Pretoria Loftus Park. Located in the rapidly transforming suburb of Arcadia in Pretoria, the hotel is nestled within Loftus Park, a comprehensive mixed-use corporate, retail and lifestyle p
A new report from Habitat for Humanity’s (www.Habitat.org) Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter shows that low-income people in Kenya who obtain innovative microfinance loans to improve their housing also experience a significant increase in their quality of life.
The report is an impac
Foreign Domestic Investment (FDI) into Africa rises, and Morocco joins South Africa as leading investment destinations
South Africa shares the title of largest African FDI hub with Morocco; Southern, West, East and North Africa all receive more or less equal FDI (measured in project numbers); The USA remains the single biggest country investing in Africa, while Western Europe is by far the biggest regional investor.
Download the report: https://bit.l
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Ghana from 2 to 6 November 2018. During the visit, Their Royal Highnesses will celebrate the close relationship bet
The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), in partnership with the French Development Agency, Association of Power Utilities of Africa and African Network of
The South African Marketing Officer responsible for Economic Affairs in France, Mr Mustapha Adams has commended 38 South African companies for putting put up a good show exhibiting and promoting South Africa’s finest products and services at the 27th Salon International de l’alimentation (SIAL) Interna
UNICEF and the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) 2018 – What it means for children in South Africa
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is encouraged that the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) represents the first major government policy s
EU NAVFOR’s Italian warship Federico Martinengo has been on counter-piracy operations for the last two months. Over this time, some significant milestones and world firsts have occurred building ground-breaking new relationships.
Since 11th August, significant acts of international cooperatio
Mass expulsions from Angola have put thousands of Congolese at risk in Democratic Republic of Congo – Bachelet
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday warned that the mass deportation of Congolese nationals from Angola has alread
U.S. Sports Envoys Staci Wilson and Joanna Lohman – a member of the gold-medal-winning women’s soccer team at the 1996 Olympic games, and a world champion and current player for the Washington Spirit respectively – visited Niamey and Agadez for a robust program to show girls, coaches, and parents how soccer can be a gateway to success
Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee calls for Speedy Resolution to Jiba and Mrwebi Suspensions
The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has noted President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to suspend Deputy National Director of Public Pro
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