About Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019

Venue: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec Date: 21 - 23 May 2019 Website A showcase of South Africa's manufacturing capabilities. The Local Manufacturing Expo will showcase South Africa's manufacturing...

Africa is on par with the world on embracing 4IR

AfDB's report reveals a continent that is embracing the brave new world of the 4IR but needs to improve access to finance, skills and inclusive growth.
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IRENA ease investments and renewable energy projects in Africa

IRENA is increasing it's on-ground impact with 15 regional and sub-regional platforms which aim at scaling up renewable energy projects and investments.
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Orange partnership to drive energy access in Africa

Greenlight Planet has partnered with Orange to provide Orange’s customers with access to clean energy solutions in several African countries.
Renewable energy projects

Desert to Power takes centre stage at the Africa Investment Forum

The Desert to Power programme, initiated by the AfDB to provide electricity to 250 million people in the Sahel region, was the subject of a special session at the Africa Investment Forum.
Nokia

Nokia and Globalstar take connectivity to new heights in Africa

Nokia and Globalstar have developed a solution to provide high capacity, low latency and secure connectivity to enterprises to simplify their digital transformation journeys.
The Gambia

Op-Ed: Energy trading via power pools can ease energy poverty

There is need to facilitate and leverage on market power pools to enhance energy trading inorder to meet the growing demands in sub-Saharan Africa.

‘Promise made, promise kept’ by the 2019 Africa Investment Forum

“Promise made, promise kept,” said African Development Bank President Akinwuni Adesina when he noted some of commitments made during the 2018 Forum.
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Why Africa’s energy future matters to the world

Africa Energy Outlook 2019 finds that current policy and investment plans in African countries are not enough to meet the energy future needs.
EV batteries

Winners of Africa’s first smart mobility competition announced

Bosch Africa Mobility Solutions has announced the winners of its smart mobility accelerator programme. From the 11 startups that were shortlisted from...
European Commission

What you need to know about the Africa Investment Forum

As the Africa Investment Forum kicks off in Johannesburg, the organisers have assured that in this year’s edition will be short on talk and heavy on deals.

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