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WHY IS ‘MTN’ AFRICA’S BIGGEST TELECOMS COMPANY IS LISTING ON THE NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE

Africa’s leading telecoms group MTN has listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a move that could pave the way for the sale of shares to investors in its

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ARE THERE ‘100 MILLION GENERATORS IN PRIVATE HANDS’ IN NIGERIA?

Claim Nigeria has 100 million generators in private hands. Source: 702 radio host Bongani Bingwa (March 2019) Verdict Explainer: While electricity supply is erratic, there is no data on generator

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THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURING IN AFRICA

Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Africa’s economic development made evident by how industrial growth positively affects the overall GDP and productivity of the nation. Manufacturing activities promote development in

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THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRY 4.0 ON AFRICA’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Despite its status of a developing continent, Africa’s manufacturing space stands the opportunity to reap significant benefits from Industry 4.0, also known as “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Industry 4.0 represents the

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ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES: BLACK BOXES FROM ETHIOPIA CRASH TO BE SENT OVERSEAS

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday will be sent overseas for analysis because there is not capacity in the country

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BOEING TO UPGRADE SOFTWARE IN 737 MAX 8 FLEET IN ‘WEEKS’

(Reuters) – Boeing Co confirmed late on Monday it will deploy a software upgrade to the 737 MAX 8, a few hours after the Federal Aviation Administration said it would

AFRICA ENERGY INDABA KICK OFF TOMORROW 19 FEBRUARY 2019 At THE SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE

The much-anticipated Africa Energy Indaba, held in collaboration with strategic partners, the World Energy Council, NEPAD Agency and SANEA, kicks off on Tuesday, 19th February at the Sandton Convention Centre. 

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AFRICAN INNOVATIONS THAT COULD CHANGE THE WORLD

Welcome, to the bleeding-edge of African innovation: VR, 3D printing, AI and the rest. The continent isn’t just driving technological change for Africa, but for the world. Click through  to discover

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SOUTH AFRICA READY TO LAUNCH MOST ADVANCED NANOSATELLITE

South Africa’s most advanced nanosatellite to date, ZACube-2, is scheduled for launch into space on 27 December, with the Russian Soyuz Kanopus mission from Siberia, Russia. The ZACube-2 will be

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NEW SOUTH AFRICAN TAX COULD SEE YOU PAYING MORE FOR NETFLIX AND OTHER INTERNET SERVICES

The National Treasury recently published an amended regulation for electronic services. The regulation – which has an effective date of 1 April 2019 – will impact international suppliers of services