Home » Archives by category » Economy

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 […]

U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers

U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers

The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week’s blacklisting would have made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to service its existing customers. The Commerce Department, which had effectively halted Huawei’s ability to buy American-made parts and components, is considering issuing a temporary […]

Zimbabwe To Bring In Electric Vehicles By 2030

Zimbabwe To Bring In Electric Vehicles By 2030

Zimbabwe will by 2030, have done away with diesel and petrol powered vehicles and is likely to adopt electrically powered engines, in an effort to reduce carbon emissions that are largely blamed for fast-tracking global warming, 263Chat has learnt. In an interview with 263Chat on the sidelines of a National Workshop on Climate Change in […]

Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre In Kenya and Nigeria

Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre In Kenya and Nigeria

It was almost three decades ago that Microsoft opened its first offices in Africa. In this time, we’ve witnessed incredible growth on the continent – more internet connectivity, more digital capability and more innovation. Africans have expanded the applications of technology, changing the way communities bank, farm and even access healthcare. At Microsoft, we’re very […]

Rwanda, Morocco Sign Deal To Scale Up Nuclear Technology

Rwanda, Morocco Sign Deal To Scale Up Nuclear Technology

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), and Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security have signed a cooperation agreement to exchange information and experience in nuclear technology. Speaking after signing the agreement, Dr Khammar Mrabit, the Director General of the Moroccan agency, said that they have experience since 2016. “We have to exchange information […]

Page 1 of 49123Next ›Last »