Category Archives: Business & Economy

Africa & Middle East: Slingshot, the spy that came in from the router

>>So far, researchers have seen around 100 victims of Slingshot and its related modules, located in Kenya, Yemen, Afghanistan, Libya, Congo, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia and Tanzania Kaspersky Lab ( researchers have uncovered a sophisticated threat used for cyber-espionage in the Middle East and

US firm Lockheed Martin invites innovative ideas from startups

>>Applications for India Innovation Growth Programme from March 21  US war aircraft manufacturers Lockheed Martin will soon invite  innovation ideas from startups through its annual scheme “India Innovation Growth Programme,”   meant for start-ups and university students to take forward their ideas and hit the market.  “The applications

EnergyNet, organisers of the Africa Energy Forum, is partnering with African Business to publish this year’s Africa Energy Yearbook – the official publication of the annual Africa Energy Forum 2018

>>EnergyNet and African Business have joined forces in 2018 to produce the annual Africa Energy Yearbook and a Special Energy Report on African energy for global distribution  Celebrating 20 years of projects, deals & partnerships, the Africa Energy Forum ( will celebrate its 20th anniversary

FINCA celebrates 20 years of impacting Tanzania!

>>The journey has seen FINCA evolve from a Microfinance institution to a full-fledged innovative bank  FINCA Micro-Finance Bank (, a leading financial institution in Tanzania is marking its 20 years of serving and creating impact in Tanzania. The bank was established in 1998 as a