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Vantage’s Fund II commits $10 million to Simba Properties Uganda

Vantage Capital (“Vantage”), Africa’s leading mezzanine debt provider, announced on Monday it has provided $10m of funding to Simba Properties Investment Company (“Simba Properties”)

Research Reveals GCC Trade with Africa on the Rise

Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries are placing more attention on new markets in east, west and southern Africa as their trade flows with the continent expand.

PET Bottle RightWeighting Could Save Africa Millions a Year

Sidel, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, has announced a new initiative aimed at reducing the amount of PET used in beverage bottles worldwide.

88mph and Microsoft Ventures Partner to Support Nigerian Startups

Microsoft has announced the expansion of its Microsoft Ventures programme in Nigeria in partnership with 88mph.

African Marketplace 2go Leaves Room for Low-End Mobile Technologies

Misconceptions about smartphones in Africa are being disproved by mobile social network, 2go

iWayAfrica Offers Global Bandwidth to Customers in Zimbabwe

Using DiViNetworks, iWayAfrica Offers Global Bandwidth as a Service to Corporate Customers in Zimbabwe

DHL Express : Top Tips for E-commerce in Africa

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa Vice President of Operations, Oliver Facey talks us through online shopping leading up to the festive season.

Why mHealth Needs to Take Security Seriously

Tony Smallwood, Vodacom Business Executive head of machine-to-machine and industry vertical solutions explains the importance of tackling disease in Africa

SAP Africa Report: Predictive Analytics Prepare Companies for the Era of Massive Data

Derek Kudsee of SAP Africa assesses how businesses can unlock the value of the networked economy.

Alcatel-Lucent and Ooredoo Algeria in Africa’s First 400G Ultra-Broadband Network

Africa’s first Alcatel-Lucent 400G backbone network is designed to provide maximum capacity and transmission quality necessary to meet growing demand for high-speed mobile bandwidth.