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19/09/2014, 10:47
world-export-development-forum-africa-is-open-for-businessAfrica is open for business. This was the unanimous message from business and government leaders attending the World Export Development Forum (WEDF), in Kigali, Rwanda. The flagship event of the International Trade Centre (ITC), which was held in Africa for the first time, demonstrated that the continent is committed to trade-led development and places the rights of people – especially women – at the...Read More
19/09/2014, 11:41
Only two months after launching its operations to Abuja, Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has today announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER,...Read More
19/09/2014, 11:29
GCB Bank Limited has recorded a phenomenal growth in its unsecured personal loan sales of more than GH¢700 million within three years. Besides, the Bank had registered over 1.5 million transactions per...Read More
19/09/2014, 11:28
Sasol  has announced the appointment of Ms Nomgando Matyumza as an independent non-executive director.Ms Matyumza is the lead independent director of Cadiz Holdings Limited and Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon...Read More
19/09/2014, 11:14
Cargolux Airlines International S.A. today operated another charter flight to Monrovia, Liberia in cooperation with and on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF, or Doctors Without Borders) to help...Read More
19/09/2014, 10:58
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has won the Passenger Choice Awards for "Best Airline in Africa" for the second time in a row at the APEX 2014 EXPO held between 15 and 18 September 2014...Read More
19/09/2014, 10:56
Effective from October 1, 2014, Melu will be responsible for the group’s businesses outside of South Africa. The country managing directors of all Barclays Africa’s businesses outside South Africa will...Read More
19/09/2014, 10:33
Alcatel-Lucent has been named by S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world's largest providers of financial market indices, and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on sustainability...Read More
19/09/2014, 10:22
Nigerian company Interswitch Transnational Holdings,will be acquiring more shares in Kenya’s electronic transactions company, Paynet group, owners of Pesapoint. Although the details of the stake is yet...Read More
19/09/2014, 10:22
At its meeting on 17 September 2014, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved a request for a US $24.85 million loan to Angola. The loan will support the country's...Read More
19/09/2014, 10:12
Airtel Kenya has unveiled an Airtel Money Premier VISA card that will enhance Premier customers experience and convenience on the company’s mobile money and banking services and ensure that they get added...Read More
18/09/2014, 16:57
The Managing Director of Jovago, Africa’s largest online hotel booking platform, Marek Zmyslowski has stated that e-commerce is the key driving innovation factor for mobile payments in Nigeria. In a...Read More
18/09/2014, 16:32
With “Orange Fab Ivory Coast” and “Fab Israel”, Orange’s network of start-up accelerators is now present on four continents. The programme, which is a pillar of the Group's open innovation approach,...Read More
18/09/2014, 16:17
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced HE John Dramani Mahama, President, Republic of Ghana confirmed his presence at the 2nd Africa Global Business Forum, due to take place in Dubai on 1st...Read More
18/09/2014, 14:11
Chase Group Foundation has reaffirmed its social responsibilities by supporting Amref Health’s  Stand Up for Africa Mothers campaign, aiming to train 15,000 midwives in Africa by 2015. Chairman of the...Read More
18/09/2014, 11:30
In Abidjan on 15 September 2014, the African Development Bank (AfDB) granted Guinea US$ 18 million in budget assistance to support conditions for inclusive growth, through strengthening governance and...Read More
18/09/2014, 11:10
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc in partnership with Verve International has launched an offer tagged “UBA Verve Rewards” in which Cardholders could win e-cash, free airtime, Nokia mobile phones and up to...Read More
17/09/2014, 11:52
Ethiopian will be offering special discounted fares for all participants traveling on Ethiopian online destinations from Africa and Middle East. Ethiopian Airlines, a global Pan-African carrier, operates...Read More
17/09/2014, 11:42
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is establishing a trade academy for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to offer practical, vocational training online for SMEs and trade advisors in the public...Read More
17/09/2014, 11:42
The Societe Generale Ghana deposit and win campaign, called, the “Power of 250" came to a phenomenal end with a Grand draw on Friday, 29th August 2014.   Designed to encourage customers to develop the...Read More
17/09/2014, 11:38
Tunisia has made significant political progress in the three years since the revolution, but without changes to its economic model the country could remain trapped in a cycle of low growth and high...Read More
17/09/2014, 11:34
Proflight Zambia is introducing a special 50-seater jet aircraft on its domestic routes to mark Zambia’s Golden Jubilee. The BombardierCRJ-200 plane will arrive on September 29 and operate throughout...Read More
17/09/2014, 11:20
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$15 million International Development Association (IDA*) credit and a US$45 million International Bank for Reconstruction and Development...Read More
17/09/2014, 11:17
The DBSA returns to profitability and celebrates the highest disbursement records in support of infrastructure delivery since the dawn of the new democratic South Africa.  Highlights for the 2013/14...Read More
17/09/2014, 11:09
The World Bank Group’s (WBG) Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$105 million grant to finance Ebola-containment efforts underway in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, help families and...Read More
17/09/2014, 10:59
Etisalat Nigeria has announced partnership with mobile phone manufacturers Samsung Mobile, TECNO Mobile and others to deliver the Biggest Smartphone offer in the telecommunications industry in Nigeria....Read More
17/09/2014, 10:56
Absa, a subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group, has teamed up with the French Development Agency (AFD) to offer an incentive to commercial businesses in South Africa who qualify for a loan of up to R100...Read More
17/09/2014, 10:47
President Paul Kagame opened the World Export Development Forum (WEDF), which is taking place in Kigali, Rwanda. More than 800 delegates from 73 countries are attending the event.President Kagame told the...Read More
17/09/2014, 10:32
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed on September 16, 2014 a bilateral agreement for a loan to the AfDB of 30.69 billion Japanese yen (about US...Read More
16/09/2014, 15:00
The United Kingdom has made available Improvised Explosive Device training kits to Kenya to assist in curbing terrorism. The kits were handed over by the high commissioner to Kenya, Dr. Christian Turner....Read More
16/09/2014, 14:12
Neah Power Systems Inc. an innovator and supplier of cutting-edge power solutions for the military, transportation and portable electronics industries, is proud to launch their Indiegogo campaign for its...Read More
16/09/2014, 13:59
Bioheart, Inc. a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and, subject to regulatory approval, commercialization of autologous cell therapies for the treatment of degenerative diseases,...Read More
16/09/2014, 12:18
Easy Taxi, Nigeria’s leading taxi requesting service officially rolled out today, the kick-off of its Refer & Earn program to reward customer loyalty and expand their reach. Users of the Easy Taxi...Read More
16/09/2014, 12:10
In what is billed to be one of the biggest coup d’etats for Africa’s property developers, for the first time in many years if not ever, Africa’s real estate industry will have a seat at the high table at...Read More
16/09/2014, 12:00
Africa’s online marketplace Kaymu.com has further expanded to mobile marketing with the launch of its mobile app on 12th, Sep, 2014. The mobile app is designed to make online shopping in Africa even...Read More
16/09/2014, 11:52
Beyond 2015, a coalition of over 1000 civil society organizations across Africa and the rest of the world call on their leaders attending the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to be held in New York...Read More