Kinshasa enters shipping business, set to rock EA boats

A vessel docks at the port of Dar es Salaam. The DR Congo says it has obtained yard spaces in Mombasa and Dar es Salaam to roll out offices for its new shipping line, The Lignes Maritimes Congolaises, that will start…

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Djibouti becomes 10th member of Digital Cooperation Organization

Saudi initiative aims to promote social prosperity through more inclusive participation and growth across the digital economy RIYADH: Djibouti has officially joined the membership of the Digital Cooperation…

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TIA develops 39-measure roadmap to boost investment

(TAP) - The Tunisian Investment Authority (TIA) has developed a roadmap 39 measures based on a consultation between the public and private sectors to boost investment in Tunisia. This roadmap will be soon submitted to a…

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Kenya-based aquaculture tech Victory Farms nets $5M funding to expand into new markets

Victory Farms, an aquaculture startup and farm for tilapia fish comprising hatcheries, nursery ponds and deep-water cages, has raised $5 million in new funding. The investment was led by Ed Brakeman, a senior managing…

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World’s longest subsea cable lands in Djibouti, East Africa

Meta's 2Africa subsea cable has landed in Djibouti City, Djibouti. Djibouti Telecom announced on 13 May that the country’s 9th subsea cable, which is 45,000 km long, had landed in the capital. At 45,000 km and circling…

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Kenyan Software Startup Bamba Secures $3.2M Seed Funding

Enterprise software startup Bamba secured $3.2 million in a seed funding round led by 468 Capital with participation from Presight Ventures, Jigsaw VC and angel investors Mato Peric, Leonard Stiegeler, Laurin Hainy and…

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Egypt’s Instabug raises $46m Series B to build expand product capabilities

Egyptian startup Instabug, a mobile monitoring, crash and bug reporting solution for mobile teams, has raised US$46 million in Series B funding to add to its product and build what it says will be the first mobile…

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Egyptian IT firm Benya to establish investment arm in Saudi Arabia next month

RIYADH: Egyptian Information and communications technology provider Benya Group is planning to establish an investment arm in Saudi Arabia by the end of this year, according to a report published in Daily News Egypt.…

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Egypt Investing $40Bn To Green Hydrogen Projects

Egypt’s pipeline for green hydrogen projects stands at 11.62 gigawatts (GW), equivalent to over 1.57 million tons of green hydrogen, ranking the country in the top three green hydrogen pipelines globally, after…

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Rwandan startup listed among World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers of 2022

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has unveiled a list of 100 innovative tech startups for its 2022 Technology Pioneers cohort which include a Rwandan firm, Ampersand. According to WEF, the Technology Pioneers’ list is an…

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Nampula Trade Missions in Mozambique from 6th to 11th September, 2021

Trade Missions in Mozambique from - ( Nampula ) April 6, 2021 The Malawi Investment and Trade Centre has organized a trade mission to Nampula in Mozambique from 6th to 11th September 2021.  The overall goal of the trade missions is to promote sales of various…

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