May 8 – Global medical equipment provider Omron Healthcare announced today it will expand its operations in South Africa by entering into distribution agreements with HiTech Therapy and Patient Focus Africa. Omron Healthcare, which is already present in 15 nations across the African continent, provides …

May 8 – With global population expected to grow to 9 billion by 2050 and more than 900 million people living in hunger, the demand for nutritious food is rapidly increasing. Acknowledging this need and the impact of hunger in Africa, the Innovation Prize for …

May 7 – The Climate Investment Funds (CIF), believed to be one of the largest fast-tracked climate financing instruments in the world at US$7.6billion, today gave the go-ahead to Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia to proceed with an updated version of a plan …

May 6 – Mobile telecom operators in the Ivory Coast must improve the quality of their service if they want to keep their licences, said the country’s information technology and communicators minister on Monday.According to reports, Minister Bruno Kone told operators during a visit to …

May 3 – Emerging markets private equity firm Actis announced today the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC), the UK development finance institution, has sold the majority of its 60 per cent share in Ugandan bank DFCU.The buyers are Norfund (the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries) …

May 2 – Business-to-business event organisers AME Trade Limited announced on Tuesday the launch of its inaugural Africa Oil and Gas, Finance and Investment Forum (AOGFI) in Dubai.The event, which is supported by the African Petroleum Producers Association, will be held at the Park Hyatt …

May 2 – Global food manufacturing giant Nestle announced yesterday that its Cameroon subsidiary will begin construction of its first coffee processing plant in August.According to reports, Nestle anticipates Central Africa to be a growing regional market due to a rising middle class, so it …

May 1 – Britain’s bilateral development programme in South Africa will come to an end in 2015, announced International Development Secretary Justine Greening on Tuesday.Speaking at an international conference of business leaders and African Ministers in London, Greening set out how the change in Britain’s …

May 1 – The Internet and mobile devices have undoubtedly had a huge impact on the music industry over the last decade, between the emergence of music applications like iTunes and iRoko to streaming and music discovery apps like Songza and SoundCloud, to trends like …

Apr 30 –Nautic Africa, a South African commercial ship builder and marine service provider, announced today it has signed a service level agreement with the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in order to provide services to the DAFF fleet.  According to …