Browsing: South Africa

PepsiCo Targets African Growth With Offer To Acquire Pioneer Foods

PURCHASE, New York and JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) (“PepsiCo”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of Pioneer Foods Group Ltd. (JSE: PFG) (“Pioneer Foods”) for R110.00 per share in cash (approximately US $1.7 billion), which represents a 56% premium to the […]

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African Bicycle Contribution Foundation Donates 85 Free Bamboo Bicycles in Ningo-Prampram, Greater Accra, for a Total of 500, Ghana-Wide

ACCRA, Ghana, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF), a 501(c)3 organization founded by African Americans in late 2016, today announced the distribution of 85 free bamboo bikes to students from the Ningo-Prampram District, of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The event was held, on July 17, at the Achimota Golf […]

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Avec Huobi & CASHU, des millions de personnes en Afrique du Nord et au Moyen-Orient pourront acheter des cryptomonnaies facilement et sans effort

Le partenariat de Huobi avec le fournisseur régional de paiements en ligne CASHU met les cryptomonnaies à la portée de millions d’utilisateurs mal desservis. DUBAÏ, Émirats arabes unis, 18 juillet 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Grâce à Huobi et à CASHU, le géant des paiements en ligne de la région MENA, plusieurs millions de personnes résidant dans les régions […]

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Viettel Sets Off A Digital Revolution In Vietnam Through Its New Subsidiary Company

HANOI, Vietnam, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Amid rapid technological developments, tech companies are in a race to equip the local population with the latest developments and inventions. Vietnam’s leading telecommunications company, Viettel, is aiming to do so by setting up its eighth subsidiary company – the Viettel Digital Services Corporation. This new business is tasked with […]

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L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC and its Affiliate L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd Enter into an Agreement with a Contract Manufacturing Organization to Manufacture LEAF-1404

KIGALI, Rwanda and VALLEY FORGE, Pennsylvania, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd  (“LEAF Rwanda”) announced today that it has signed a manufacturing agreement with a US Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO), through its United States (US) parent company, L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, to manufacture its first complex generic anticancer medicine, LEAF-1404, under global current good manufacturing […]

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One in four people in Africa pay bribes to access services, survey says

Corruption disproportionately affects the poor and young BERLIN, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The tenth edition of Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Africa, released on African Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International in partnership with Afrobarometer, reveals that more than half of all citizens surveyed in 35 African countries think corruption is getting worse in their country. Fifty-nine per cent of people think their government is doing badly at tackling corruption. Read […]

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Viettel Boosts Government Efficiency And Business Friendliness With New E-Cabinet System

HANOI, Vietnam, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vietnam’s leading telecommunications company Viettel has proudly launched an electronic system which aims to help the Vietnamese government to increase efficiency and improve business friendliness. Dubbed “e-Cabinet”, Viettel tailor-made the system based on the operations and characteristics of the Vietnamese government. The system promises the elimination of the use of paper by securely updating, […]

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What Is the Smart I-V Curve Diagnosis 3.0?

SHANGHAI, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In 2019, Huawei launched the AI Boost Smart I-V Curve Diagnosis 3.0, integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in the field of solar operation and maintenance (O&M) for the first time. The solution uses smart photovoltaic (PV) inverters to scan PV strings to obtain the relationship (I-V curve) between the […]

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Zoomlion Launches All-round Africa Plan to Boost China-Africa Agricultural Cooperation

CHANGSHA, China, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The First China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo, with the theme of “Win-win Cooperation for China-Africa Economic and Trade Partnership,” opened in Changsha, Hunan Province on June 27. More than 10,000 guests from 53 African countries gathered in Changsha to discuss the China-Africa cooperation and development, with the focus […]

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