Business

  • Meet Africa’s New Generation of Health Innovators

    DAKAR, Senegal/GENEVA, Switzerland, 16 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) and Speak Up Africa, have announced Conrad Tankou, CEO, GIC Space (Cameroon); John Mwangi, CEO, Daktari Media (Kenya) and Imodoye Abioro, CEO, Healthbotics (Nigeria) as the winners of the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award. The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award is IFPMA and Speak Up Africa’s flagship programme to provide young entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector an opportunity to develop their business ideas and advance promising solutions to support, equip, protect, and train healthcare workers.…

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  • Truecaller Crosses 500 Customer Milestone for its Business Offering

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden, September 15, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Truecaller has announced a milestone of 500 customers for its Truecaller for Business offerings. This success has been achieved within a few months of conscientious efforts by the team in helping brands connect with their customers better. The businesses are from more than 25 countries, including Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, who have adopted the solution to add value to their existing businesses. The offering allows businesses to verify their identities on Truecaller which…

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  • Africa should rethink business models for impact and sustainability

    Article by Babatunde Oyateru Corporate Identity Crisis NAIROBI, Kenya, 15 September 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-It is no secret that humans anthropomorphise everything; perhaps it is down to the urge to make things more relatable or our need to recreate. Whatever the case, many inanimate, abstract concepts now bear personalities. Because of this, we can think of organisations with personas, and we argue that they should be responsible corporate citizens. In recent times, there has been a tension between the different…

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  • Vivo Energy fuels expansion, operational excellence with transformative tech deployment

    NAIROBI, Kenya, September 14, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- In the highly competitive oil and gas industry, gaining an accurate real-time view over the total performance of every aspect of the business can unlock significant competitive advantages and give organisations a welcome competitive edge over their peers. For one of the fastest-growing energy businesses in Africa, the answer lay in a total transformation of its business processes to become an intelligent enterprise through an ambitious technology deployment that has touched every aspect of…

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  • Could tech ‘lions’ prowling Silicon Savannah hold key to East Africa’s post-pandemic recovery?

    By Hardeep Sound, Regional Sales Director: East Africa at SAP NAIROBI, Kenya, September 1, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As East Africa recovers from the social and economic impact of the pandemic, could the region’s vibrant tech start-up ecosystem be a catalyst for accelerated growth? Following a year of constrained growth – East Africa saw only meagre growth of 0.9% in 2020, compared to 6.6% in 2019 – economies across the region look poised to recover some lost ground.  According to the latest data,…

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  • Crypto Exchange Bybit Signs New Esports Deals With Scandinavian Powerhouses Astralis and Alliance

    ·    Nordic outfits Astralis and Alliance new additions to Bybit’s expanding esports family·    Bybit announced three landmark esports deals in a week·    Top gaming athletes to compete in crypto trading event of the year WSOT 2021 COPENHAGEN and GOTHENBURG, August 30, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Cryptocurrency exchange Bybit signs on two additional professional gaming organizations today on an esports sponsorship spree. Joining Bybit’s esports universe today are Astralis, global frontrunners and Denmark’s national treasure in esports, and independent player-owned organization Alliance, hailing from Sweden. The partnerships mark the…

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  • Mitsumi Continues its Pan African Expansion with the Opening of six new offices

    Mitsumi has established new offices in Ivory coast, Cameroon, Senegal, Mauritania, Mali and DRC Company will expand its logistics and sales offices in Chad, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Gabon and representative offices in the remaining Francophone African countries by end of the year ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, August 25, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Mitsumi Distribution, a leading distributor today announced that it will be expanding the company’s presence with the opening of new offices in 6 Francophone African countries – Ivory Coast, Cameroon,…

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  • Reverse Mentoring is the Future — Eloine Barry … as Nigerian Women in PR Concludes two-day Intensive Global Mentoring Workshop

    LAGOS, Nigeria, 18 August 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Nigerian Women in Public Relations has concluded its much anticipated and first of its kind Reverse Mentorship Workshop for Senior Public Relations and Communications Professionals with the theme Building Brands, Leveraging Trends, Managing Complex Comms Teams.  The two-day intensive workshop, which comprised five training sessions facilitated by mid-level PR women from Africa and Europe, global branding expert and the marketing lead of international software company Meltwater, brought together over 40 high-skilled female professionals from…

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  • MSGBC Oil, Gas and Power Conference-exhibition : Senegal wants to Strengthen Investments in the Energy Sector

    H.E. Aissatou Sophie Gladima, Minister of Petroleum DAKAR, Senegal, 18 August 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, the Permanent Secretariat of COS-PETROGAZ and the Business Council of Renewable Energies of Senegal (COPERES), are organizing, in partnership with Energy Capital and Power (ECP), the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021, taking place on December 1 to 3, 2021 at the Centre International de Conférence Abdou DIOUF (CICAD) in Diamniadio. This event, the first of its kind organized by the State…

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  • TPAY MOBILE Partners with Huawei to Unlock In-App Purchases for Over 60 Million Subscribers

    TPAY MOBILE platform allows developers to monetize their apps on Huawei devices across twelve operators in seven countries  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 18 August 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- TPAY MOBILE FZ-LLC (TPAY MOBILE), a full-service digital payments platform, today announces the first phase of its strategic app monetisation partnership with Huawei. The partnership is live across twelve mobile operators in seven countries within the MEA region, enabling over 60 million subscribers to purchase from HUAWEI AppGallery using direct carrier billing (DCB). During…

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