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North Korea Says It Won’t ‘Surrender’ To U.S.-Led Trade Sanctions

North Korea Says It Won’t ‘Surrender’ To U.S.-Led Trade Sanctions

The country accused Washington of harboring a “wild dream … to bring us to our knees.” North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” The statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of the U.S. though its leader Kim […]

Mozambique To Launch The Largest Fisheries Company In The Country

Mozambique To Launch The Largest Fisheries Company In The Country

The largest fishing and aquaculture project in Mozambique, with an investment of around 100 million US dollars, is nearing its conclusion in the town of Moma, on the coast of the northern province of Nampula. The undertaking, visited on Tuesday by Nampula provincial governor Victor Borges, claims that it will provide jobs for around 2,000 […]

Rwanda And France Strengthen Economic Ties

Rwanda And France Strengthen Economic Ties

The Director General of the French Development Agency (AFD), Remy Rioux, is on a two-day visit to Rwanda for talks on key areas of cooperation between Rwanda and France as the two countries look to stronger ties. AFD is the implementing agency of different development-oriented interventions that France is engaged with globally. The agency funds […]

Digital Colonialism – Cheap Internet Access For Africa, But At What Cost?

Digital Colonialism – Cheap Internet Access For Africa, But At What Cost?

Mental health services are lacking in Africa in general, with less than one mental health worker for every 100,000 people The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power? Yellow is the color of South African […]

Africa’s Richest Woman, Isabel Santos Makes Offer To Buy 25.6% Of Oi Brazilian Telecom

Africa’s Richest Woman, Isabel Santos Makes Offer To Buy 25.6% Of Oi Brazilian Telecom

Isabel dos Santos, surprised the market by offering € 1.2 billion by the holding Portugal Telecom SGPS; Brazilian board says proposal is ‘inopportune’ In an offensive that surprised the market, Angolan Isabel dos Santos made a preliminary offer for the acquisition of shares of Portugal Telecom SGPS, a company in the process of merging with […]

10 Heads Of State Are Confirmed To Attend The 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit

10  Heads Of State Are Confirmed To Attend The 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit

Corporate Council on Africa is honored to announce that the following Heads of State are confirmed to attend the 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique on June 18-21, 2019: King Mswati III, Kingdom of Eswatini ; H.E. Filipe Nyusi, President, Republic of  Mozambique;  H.E. Paul Kagame, President, Republic of  Rwanda ; H.E. Hage Geingob, President, Republic of  Namibia ; H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, […]

Innovation Hub Unveiled For Tech Startups In Lagos

Innovation Hub Unveiled For Tech Startups In Lagos

A new tech-driven platform, otherwise known as New Eko Innovation Hub has been launched in Lagos for what organisers described “as a strategic move to use technology as the key driver to fast-growing and smart economies for the country”. The tech-innovation hub, described as brainchild of Victor Afolabi, the Founder and CEO of GDM Group, […]

Ghana Is Austria’s Most Important Business Destination In Africa

Ghana Is Austria’s Most Important Business Destination In Africa

The President of the Republic of Austria, His Excellency Alexander Van der Bellen, has described Ghana as the most important destination in Africa currently for Austria and Austrian businesses. According to President Alexander Van der Bellen, the management of the Ghanaian economy, especially over the last two years, for which Ghana is projected to be […]

Huawei Launches Wi-Fi 6 In Abuja

Huawei Launches Wi-Fi 6 In Abuja

Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited hosted over 150 customers and partners as it launched the Wi-Fi 6 in Nigeria. The event, which took place at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, also witnessed the company’s annual IP Club Technology Seminar themed ‘Rethink IP 2019’.   Chief Technology Officer, Huawei Southern Africa, Mr. Matamela […]

Wari Signs A Strategic Partnership With Rwandan Smartphone Manufacturer Mara Phones

Wari Signs A Strategic Partnership With Rwandan Smartphone Manufacturer Mara Phones

Wari and Mara Phones announce the signing of a strategic partnership to enable delivery of financial and commercial services to Wari clients more effectively through the Mara Phone. The two African companies aim to collaborate together and develop in the 54 countries of the continent. They both look to preload Wari’s offerings, bundling their services […]