[Tanzania] Finca Partners With Airtel to Provide Mobile Bank Service
07-03-2015 | 12:40:24
FINCA Microfinance Bank, Tanzanian leading international Microfinance Institution offering financial services and products to small scale businesses has teamed up with Airtel to provide mobile money transfer services to their customers.

[Sub-Saharan Africa] Erin Energy Added to Russell Indexes
07-03-2015 | 09:30:28
Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:ERN) announced today that it has been added as a member of the broad-market Russell 3000 Index effective after the equity markets closed on June 26 as part of the 2015 Russell indexes reconstitution.

[China] MTN and ZTE Launch Machine-to-Machine
07-03-2015 | 09:17:00
ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has jointly launched an Internet of Things (IoT) platform in Africa with leading ICT provider, MTN Group.

Abu Dhabi Police: Smart Towers Project Still Underway
07-03-2015 | 08:32:00
Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, asserted that the Smart Traffic Towers Project developed by the Abu Dhabi Police is still in the pipeline and is not operational yet. He particularly refuted the accuracy of the information published on Wednesday by one of the daily newspapers in this regard.

[South Africa] Education is the great equaliser
07-03-2015 | 08:21:00
Former deputy president, Kgalema Mothlante, delivered the keynote address today during a graduation ceremony at Wits University where 14 parliamentarians, including Deputy Minister for Rural Development and Land Reform, Mcebisi Skwatsha, and members of provincial where among 56 students who graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Management: Governance and Public Leadership.

Harriman Oyofo: The Business of Driving in Nigeria
07-02-2015 | 15:36:00
Road traffic collisions kill thousands of people in Nigeria each year, not to mention the accompanying damage to property and the environment. It is estimated that in about 80% of the occurrences driver error is the principal, primary cause.

Interview: Frans de Pater, Managing Partner, AfricanWise, The Netherlands
07-02-2015 | 15:31:00
Frans de Pater is former commercial director of Vlisco, Ivory Coast. He is currently Managing Partner at AfricanWise. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Interview: Ribi Adeshokan, Founder, Nigeria Racing Eagle, London, UK
07-02-2015 | 13:29:00
Ribi Adeshokan is the founder and Team Principal of Nigeria Racing Eagle, the first Pan-African Motorsport team with all drivers to be of African origin, representing Africa at the International Motorsport. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Abraham Johan Meintjes: The Valuable Contribution of Christian Missions to Africa
06-30-2015 | 12:29:00
Much of the world’s history is either being denied or being re-written to conquer and manipulate the minds and the focus of God’s people on this earth. Mostly, - it would seem, - with great success. Similarly the history of the church and missions in Africa is being ignored, distorted, belittled or denied.

CEO Interview: Ismail Ahmed, WorldRemit
06-30-2015 | 12:26:00
Ismail is the Founder and CEO of WorldRemit – the world’s leading online money transfer service. For Ismail, founding WorldRemit was the culmination of 20 years’ experience in the money transfer industry - spanning academic, consulting and in-house roles.