• Airbnb CEO expects to double the growth of customers in Africa next year

    Global online marketplace and hospitality service Airbnb has indicated that it expects to maintain and enhance the rapid growth it has enjoyed in Africa in the last twelve months. Forecasters are predicting that the company is set to double its customer base from 765,000 to 1.5m in the next year.

  • French company plan to implement Solar Panel roads across four continents

    A French engineering company is currently testing the prospect of implementing solar panel roads across four continents - and the company plan to commercialize its cutting edge technology by 2018. A subsidiary of engineering company Bouygues, called Colas SA - is behind the innovative project and extensive testing is currently taking place at a test site in Tourouvre, Normandy.

  • Smart Africa Alliance to launch digital initiatives across continent

    Smart Africa Alliance has entered into an agreement with the world's leading provider of global mobile satellite communications in order to launch a series of digital service initiatives across the Rwandan capital city of Kigali - which has a population of more than one million people.