Many people from sub-Saharan Africa and Asia rely on kerosene lamps and diesel generators as their source of power. These two are costly, not safe and also pollute the air. More than one billion people globally are not connected to an electric grid. Companies with alternative solutions have recently looked at off-grid groups as a … Read more
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today finalised rules creating a new category within its premium listing regime to cater for companies controlled by a shareholder that is a sovereign country.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) partnered with Facebook, Microsoft and The Rockefeller Foundation to launch Coding for Employment Program. The launch took place at the African Innovation Summit (AIS) in Kigali Rwanda yesterday. The program will train youths in highly demanded ICT curriculum. It will also link graduates directly to ICT employees. The new program … Read more
Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) is an African broad and local initiative. It aims at making useful the potential of Africa. It targets to bring together individuals with open mindset into a partnership to cooperate to promote and develop the best environment for African innovation. The individuals include researchers and academics, investors, policymakers, innovators, the business … Read more
Seedstars is a group that has a goal of impacting lives of people in emerging markets. It aims to do that by the use of entrepreneurship and technology. Based in Switzerland, the group focuses mainly on the Sustainable Goals for the Development of the UN. The group links stakeholders, develop companies from nothing with private … Read more
Payment24 is a South African based fleet fuel management and mobile payment app. Payment24 is aggressively making inroads across pan-Africa and the United States (US). It has made inroads into the US by signing many blue chip global customers. But according to Nolan Daniel and Shadab Rahil, joint CEO’s of Payment24, achieving international recognition which … Read more
Norges Bank has released a report suggesting it might one day launch a digital currency as citizens continue to turn away from physical money.