May 29 – A new joint report released today by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Global Financial Integrity (GFI), revealed that the African continent has been a long-term net creditor to the rest of the world. The results were revealed at the 48th AfDB Annual …

May 27 – “The sleeping giant is on its way” stated AfDB President Donald Kaberuka during the opening of the African Union’s 50th Anniversary celebration in Addis Ababa, on Saturday, as leaders from across the continent marked the progress made over the past five decades.He …

May 27 – In another effort to create an African solution to an African problem and reduce reliance on foreign intervention, African leaders announced on Monday the immediate need to establish a pan-African security force to rapidly deal with regional security emergencies as they arise. …

May 24 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a US $20 million trade finance line of credit for UT Bank Ghana on Tuesday to support the trade finance activities of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and local corporates in …

May 21 – French telecom Orange Group announced on Thursday the launch of a new Orange Campus in Senegal with the goal of supporting managers in their career development.Located in the Dakar technology park next to the Orange-Sonatel Competency Development Centre, Orange says the first …

Mar 21 – The role of women in Africa’s growth story will be on centre stage at the Supporting Public Advocacy for Regional Competitiveness (SPARC) Program and Forum in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.Hosted by Vital Voices Global Partnership and Women in Management, Business, and Public …

May 16 – In an effort to foster cross-border collaboration to establish a platform for the domain name industry across Africa and increase domain name registrations on the continent, the Internet Society, AfTLD and ICANN announced on Monday that the Africa Domain Name System (DNS) …

May 14 – French telecom Orange announced today it is accepting entries for the third annual Orange African Social Venture Prize, with the goal of promoting social innovations in support of development that use Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).In addition to prize money ranging from …

May 10 – SatADSL, a Belgian Company providing satellite Internet access and communications service in Sub-Saharan Africa, announced on Wednesday the successful completion of a capital increase aiming at financing its development over the next five years.SatADSL completed this last round of capital increase against …

May 10 – The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard – an organization that calls itself a “technology company and payments industry leader” but is perhaps best known for its credit cards – announced the roll out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity …