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Epidemics In West Africa

Cutting-Edge Tech Helps Curb Epidemics In West Africa

West Africa is embracing technology to power the response to infectious disease outbreaks.The 15 member states of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Nigeria among them, are leveraging...
Africa Oil & Power

Africa Oil & Power And South Africa Partners Condemn Attacks On Foreign Nationals

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) is outraged by the violent attacks on foreign nationals living in South Africa. As government adopts measures to ensure safety for all, AOP calls for violence to...
3rd Annual Africa Oil & Gas

Ghana Hosts 3rd Annual Africa Oil & Gas Local Content Sustainability Conference

Theme: “Shaping the Future through Sustainable Local Content Policies”National, regional and international oil and gas industry Local Content Experts will gather in Accra, Ghana, for the third edition...
HF WhatsApp banking

HF Launches Kenya’s First WhatsApp Banking

The Group promotes financial inclusion in Kenya by launching WhatsApp Banking, unlocking the opportunity for millions of new consumers to experience an improved way to initiate day-to-day secure banking activities and digital...
SAP Africa Code Week

SAP Africa Code Week Enhances Digital Skills Training Capacity In Kenya With Series Of...

More than 1100 Kenyan teachers completed their digital skills training in August ahead of this year’s Africa Code Week (ACW), which will take place across the continent in October. During the second...
Political Animal Lobby

“Shame On You Botswana For Killing Our Elephants” – Political Animal Lobby

International lobby group, Political Animal Lobby (PAL) has condemned as “disgraceful” Botswana’s decision to reintroduce elephant hunts at a time when Africa’s elephant populations are plummeting.“It is a...
Reuben Kimani

Username Investments CEO Bags The Coveted 2019 Realtor Founder Of The Year Award

Reuben Kimani, CEO, Username Investment Ltd. was awarded The coveted 2019 Realtor Founder of the Year Award during the recently held Founder of the Year AwardsGala Dinner at The Nairobi Cinema. The event brought together extraordinary young founders...

Salesian Institute Joins Africa Oil & Power 2019 As A New Community Partner

Africa Oil & Power is pleased to announce the Salesian Institute as its new community partner.The Salesian Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of South Africa’s vulnerable children and youth at...
Smart Agriculture

Peaches And IoT – How Smart Agriculture Can Transform Our World?

Did you know Algeria was a Mediterranean farming superpower? It was.
Kathy Khuu

Shell’s Kathy Khuu – A Woman In The Realm Of Development Economics

As Women’s Month in South Africa draws to a close, Africa Oil Week – scheduled to take place in Cape Town from 4 to 8 November – profiles Kathy Khuu, Senior Advisor...

Digital Banking Startup Fairmoney Raises 10 Million Euros To Reshape Mobile Banking In Nigeria...

Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, led the Series A investment round alongside existing investorsFairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a $10 million-euro Series A round...
Anzisha Prize

Anzisha Prize Announces Their Top 20 Young African Entrepreneurs For 2019

Meet Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs whose ideas are reimagining the future of the continentAfter months of searching the African continent, The Anzisha Prize has unveiled its top twenty finalists...

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