African Energy Ministers to meet in Abu Dhabi

January 1, 2020 10:58 pm0 comments by:
African Energy Ministers to meet in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi- Oil producing countries under the auspices of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Council are to meet next week in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates.
The meeting which is to be hosted under the theme “The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation”, will gather hundreds of government and industry leaders to set the agenda for 2020 and beyond

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BIA & Cummins Extend Partnership in Africa

January 28, 2016 5:43 am0 comments by:
BIA & Cummins Extend Partnership in Africa

GENVAL, Belgium — Cummins, the world’s leading industrial engine manufacturer and a historic partner of BIA in the DRC, is giving BIA a fresh vote of confidence by entrusting it with the official distribution of its engine, generator, and filter system product lines in several African countries. Eric Perben, General Manager of BIA Africa says: “The extension of our Cummins distribution contract is important to our company. Our employees have had the opportunity to develop their expertise over the years, so we are ready to provide outstanding service to our current and future customers. We really believe in Cummins products and we are proud to distribute them.” Industrial engines Cummins […]

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Botswana to host Pan-Africa’s most celebrated innovation event of the year – Innovation Prize for Africa!

January 20, 2016 9:30 pm0 comments by:
Botswana to host Pan-Africa’s most celebrated innovation event of the year – Innovation Prize for Africa!

GABORONE– The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) in a joint collaborative effort with the Government of Botswana (GoB) represented by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology and the Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) today announced that the next Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) event will be held in Gaborone, Botswana in June 2016*. The decision to host IPA in Botswana received the highest endorsement from H.E. President Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, the President of Botswana. IPA is a landmark program of the AIF, whose purpose is to increase the prosperity of Africans by catalyzing the innovation spirit in Africa. IPA celebrates its 5 year milestone in helping to shape […]

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Tigo Tanzania pays $2.1 million in quarterly profit share to customers

January 19, 2016 4:03 pm0 comments by:
Tigo Tanzania pays $2.1 million in quarterly profit share to customers

Tanzania’s leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo, has announced another quarterly payment of US $ 2.1million (Tshs 4.4 bilion) to its 4.6 million Tigo Pesa users, the seventh time in a row that the company is distributing profit to its mobile financial services users. Speaking at a press conference in Dar es Salaam this week Tigo Tanzania Head of Finance and Risk for Mobile Financial Services Obedi Laiser said cumulatively, the company has paid its mobile financial services users a total of US $ 16. 5 million (Tshs 35.5 billion) quarterly payments since September 2014. The payment is generated from profit accruing in the Tigo Pesa Trust accounts held with major […]

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Risk Report Country by Country

December 19, 2015 7:02 am0 comments by:
Risk Report Country by Country

RiskMap 2016: Excitement over “People Power” in Africa will not continue in 2016 RiskMap highlights the most significant underlying trends in global risk and security, and provides a detailed view from the markets that will matter most in 2016 Nairobi, Kenya, December 18, 2015 — People power witnessed in 2014 and 2015, for example in changes of government in Burkina Faso and Nigeria, will be proved limited in 2016. A combination of elections, constitutional pressures and financial difficulties will test governments across the region, including in Chad, Uganda, Congo (Brazzaville), Angola and South Africa. Incumbents will however retain their hold on power. These are some of the key messages of […]

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Tigo Tanzania’s pioneer 4G LTE launch offers robust data connectivity, enhances enterprise mobility

December 4, 2015 2:37 pm0 comments by:
Tigo Tanzania’s pioneer 4G LTE launch offers robust data connectivity, enhances enterprise mobility

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, December 4, 2015 — Tigo subscribers in Tanzania can now enjoy the fastest internet connection following the unveiling of the company’s 4G LTE service in the country. The 4G LTE technology is about five times faster than the 3G technology currently available in the Tanzanian market. The 4G LTE network offers faster and higher speeds of data transfer, faster response times from the network and increased overall network capacity. It significantly enhances the customer experience for video streaming or conferencing and can accommodate more applications such as high definition content, video blogs, interactive games and video downloads on social networking sites. Commenting on the launch in […]

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