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TEF-UNDP Sahel Youth Entrepreneurship Programme Set to Empower Entrepreneurs in 7 Sahel African Countries For 10 Years

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have launched a youth entrepreneurship programme for the Sahel region of Africa....

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa Appointed Naspers SA First Female and Black CEO

A little more than 100 years ago, Naspers was created by white South Africans to produce a Dutch-language newspaper. Naspers, now Africa’s largest public company...

Econet, Yara Launch Generation Africa in Bid to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship to Africa

Telecommunications company Econet and a global nutrition leader, Yara International ASA have launched “Generation Africa”, a partnership initiative to inspire young...

Africa Takes Lead to Ban Plastic Bags in Bid to Tackle Pollution

Tourists visiting Tanzania are being urged to remove plastic bags from their luggage after the East African nation implemented a ban aimed at...

Netflix to Launch Mama K’s Team 4 An All Girl Superhero Animation Series From Africa

Mama K Team 4

African Development Bank (AfDB) Pledges $25bn Towards Climate Programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged $25 billion funding towards financing climate change mitigation programmes in the continent for the period 2020- 2025....

Safaricom's M-Pesa Partners With AliExpress to Enable Kenyan Shoppers to Make Payments Online

Safaricom’s M-Pesa Partners With AliExpress to Enable Kenyan Shoppers to Make Payments Online

Kenya’s Safaricom recently revealed that it had secured a deal to use its M-Pesa mobile payment service for online shopping on one of Alibaba’s platforms, part of a...

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter
MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter — We Are The Best Network in South Africa

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter says that the group’s South African operation has ‘turned a corner’ with a strong set of results. On Thursday (7 March), MTN reported a...

Lillian Barnard Replaces Zoaib Hoosen As New MD for Microsoft South Africa

Lillian Barnard Replaces Zoaib Hoosen As New MD for Microsoft South Africa

Zoaib Hoosen has resigned as MD of Microsoft’s South African subsidiary and will be replaced by Lillian Barnard, the software giant recently announced. Hoosen,...

Statement On Water Rationing in Harare

Statement On Water Rationing in Harare

Community Water Alliance notes with concern the manner in which City of Harare is implementing its water rationing scheme. Whilst the dwindling water levels in dams...