Tag Archives: South Africa

Orange Digital Ventures Africa with second investment in the leading mPOS company in South Africa, Yoco

PARIS, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange Digital Ventures Africa – the Orange Group’s venture capital investment fund for Africa – has made a second investment in one of the continent’s most promising fintech companies, the South African Yoco. Yoco is a … Read the full press release

Anglo American plc completes the sale of the New Largo thermal coal project and Old New Largo closed colliery in South Africa for approximately US$65 million

LONDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces completion of the sale, by its 73%-held subsidiary Anglo American Inyosi Coal (Proprietary) Limited, of the New Largo thermal coal project and Old New Largo closed colliery in South Africa … Read the full press release

The Netherlands and South Africa partner to tackle the challenge with the immense amount of data the SKA telescope will generate

The Netherlands and South Africa have set up a data science partnership to establish national and regional data centres in order to tackle one of the most significant challenges presented by the SKA telescope: how to manage, process, and make … Read the full press release

South Africa’s Platco Digital to use NAGRA cardless content protection for its OpenView HD platform

NAGRA’s ENABLE cardless content protection solutions will secure the South African service provider’s newest set-top box deployments Solution will leverage the NAGRA CAS Cloud hosting service providing a comprehensive set of features and associated services NAGRA’s technology will be integrated … Read the full press release

Bayer CropScience to further invest in innovative nematode control tools to help farmers combat destructive plant parasites

Broad-spectrum nematicide portfolio based on chemicals and biologicals / New products and formulations to combat nematode infestations Monheim, Germany, 16-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer CropScience plans to further invest in innovative nematode control tools to help farmers combat these destructive plant parasites … Read the full press release

EU at G20 Summit: restore global confidence, sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and fight against tax avoidance worldwide

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Improving confidence in the global economy, making decisive progress on the way to sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and stepping up the fight against tax avoidance and evasion worldwide: these should be amongst the main results … Read the full press release

Avozilla – the world’s largest avocado now on sale in Tesco supermarkets across Britain

30-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s largest avocado – an incredible five times the size of the standard variety – is going on sale across Britain. Called the Avozilla, just one of these fleshy fruit is big enough to make a healthy … Read the full press release

Update on the European Union most important on-going and forthcoming free trade agreements

02-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the next years, 90% of world demand will be generated outside the EU. That is why it is a key priority for the EU to open up more market opportunities for European business by negotiating new … Read the full press release

Africa’s largest gas power plant Wärtsilä-powered Sasol Gas Engine Power Plant started operations

17-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The largest power plant running exclusively on gas engines on the African continent, and the first of its kind ever in the Republic of South Africa, is to be inaugurated today. The complete turnkey project package at … Read the full press release

Johanna Hietalahti of University of Helsinki: Microcredits should not be marketed as a panacea for development

The importance of microcredits in reducing poverty among women in developing countries has been exaggerated Helsinki, 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “Microcredits should not be marketed as a panacea for development. They are connected to other livelihood strategies targeting women, plus they cannot … Read the full press release

ABB to supply electrical and automation system for one of the world’s largest single-axis PV power plants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa

Zurich, Switzerland, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $25 million to supply electrical and control systems for a new 75 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the Northern … Read the full press release

ROSATOM at Africa’s largest power and energy exhibition

Johannesburg, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ROSATOM is among more than 200 exhibitors that are participating in Africa’s largest power and energy show. The exhibition which is known as the “Power and Electricity World Africa 2013” is an annual event which brings … Read the full press release