Africa Business Communities

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29/07/2014, 15:31
the-global-african-investment-summit-to-gather-international-finance-community-and-african-governmentsThe Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS), powered by Standard Chartered, is set to become one of the year’s largest international investor events in London, October 2014.  The summit is hosted by former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and has high level support from the African leaders, the UK government and the international business community.  With the Presidents of Rwanda, Tanzania,...Read More
29/07/2014, 13:37
MasterCard and Guaranty Trust Bank Gambia has announced a collaboration that will broaden the acceptance of MasterCard payment cards in The Gambia. Consumers can now use their MasterCard prepaid, credit...Read More
29/07/2014, 13:30
IFC has announced a loan of $18 million to Terra and African Milling Company Congo, to help the company expand its maize farm and mill in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By increasing...Read More
29/07/2014, 13:22
Altair,recently acquired EM Software & Systems - S.A., makers of FEKO electromagnetic field analysis software. FEKO is now becoming part of Altair’s computer-aided engineering (CAE) suite HyperWorks....Read More
29/07/2014, 13:10
SureSwipe, a leading Payment Services Provider (PSP), has launched SureSwipe Move – the first Mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) solution in South Africa to achieve Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) certification...Read More
29/07/2014, 12:17
Delta Air Lines has announced that it has reached agreement on an enhanced partnership with SkyTeam partner Kenya Airways to offer convenient connecting flights between Monrovia, Liberia, and Accra,...Read More
29/07/2014, 12:07
Leading European GPS tracking and fleet-management company, Inosat Global, is on the hunt for business partners in a number of Africa countries including Botswana, Chad, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya,...Read More
29/07/2014, 11:48
Fatoumata Ba, founder and CEO of JUMIA Ivory Coast, recently participated in the African Ministers of Employment conference in Abidjan. She discussed young people's access to the world of work, and stated...Read More
29/07/2014, 11:37
Easy Taxi, a leading mobile taxi app in Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Asia, secured 40 million dollars in Series D funding led by the Russian Phenomen Ventures with participation of Tengelmann...Read More
29/07/2014, 10:28
The EU-Central Africa Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for trade and development between the EU and Cameroon will enter into force in the coming days following the recent ratification of the agreement...Read More
29/07/2014, 10:14
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a new 24-month arrangement for Morocco under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) in an amount equivalent to SDR 3.2351...Read More
25/07/2014, 11:07
SES in cooperation with service provider Computer Warehouse Group, today announced the launch of a new digital TV platform for West Africa on SES’s ASTRA 2F satellite at 28.2 degrees East. This...Read More
25/07/2014, 10:51
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Rwanda announces that its first class in Africa graduated on 24 July, 2014. The ceremony, which took place at the Serena Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda, awarded 22 students...Read More
25/07/2014, 10:25
Lamudi has launched its iOS app in nine new countries in Africa as the company seeks to capture the growing smartphone market in the region. The launch of Lamudi’s iOS app follows the successful roll out...Read More
25/07/2014, 10:11
Lendico, the online peer-to-peer banking service available in Europe and Africa, has just reached the milestone of R 3 billion in loan demands globally. The site, which launched less than 4 months ago in...Read More
24/07/2014, 12:22
ADSoftware has announced the successful launch of its Airpack Fleet Management System and Logistics Solution to Nova Airways, Sudan’s largest carrier. The AirPack solution proved to have the answer, with...Read More
24/07/2014, 12:17
The African Development Bank’s New Rice for Africa (NERICA) project received Development Impact Honors on Wednesday, July 23 from the US Treasury Department in an awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:45
The fifth mobile collection facility was inaugurated today in Abidjan, the Côte d’Ivoire, in the presence of the Ivoirian Minister for the Environment, Urban Cleanliness and Sustainable Development, Mr...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:32
CNBC, has announced the start of a new series Access: Africa.  The new half-hour programme will spotlight the people shaping the region’s economy and speak with the power makers within African business...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:26
Sasol has ranked as the second most valuable South African brand by BrandFinance® in its 2014 BrandFinance South Africa Top 50 Report. Valued at R20,8 billion, Sasol moves up one place from third place in...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:24
Tullow Uganda Limited has received judgment in its favour in the proceedings against Heritage Oil and Gas Ltd and Heritage Oil Plc (together 'Heritage') in the Court of Appeal in London (Case No:...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:21
Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has taken delivery of its 10th 747-8 freighter from Boeing. The aircraft, registered LX-VCK and named ‘City of Contern’, is scheduled to leave Boeing’s Paine Field in...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:18
Kenya Airways has begun flying one of its new B787 Dreamliner aircrafts between Nairobi and Johannesburg, giving passengers on the route a chance to experience its state-of-the-art features.The...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:14
EBI Investment Corporation Kenya Limited, a subsidiary of Ecobank Capital has been granted an investment bank license by the Capital Markets Authority in Kenya. Ecobank Capital (registered as Ecobank...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:12
There is no disguising the challenges that Nigeria is facing. The world is well aware of the concerns around terrorism and Nigeria’s ongoing struggle with poverty. However, there is another side to the...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:06
The Chief Finance Officer of the Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB), Mr John Awuah, has stressed the need for the country's media practitioners to play an active role in educating Ghanaians on the...Read More
24/07/2014, 11:01
IFC is providing up to $70 million to Kenya’s National Cement Company Ltd. to expand the company’s operations, increase the local supply of cement and promote infrastructure development in Africa.  IFC...Read More
24/07/2014, 10:40
The launch of Kenya's first ever free, daily newspaper, XNews, is bucking African media trends with a surge in circulation that has seen the new Nairobi evening newspaper emerge as the third largest...Read More
24/07/2014, 10:18
Sembcorp Marine's wholly-owned subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has secured a Floating Storage Production Offloading (FPSO) conversion contract worth about $600 million from Saipem SA, France for the...Read More
24/07/2014, 10:08
International naval experts are due to meet at Africa’s seminal naval and maritime business conference OPV Africa: Industry Conference, two-day event dedicated to covering the critical maritime security...Read More
24/07/2014, 09:55
Prominent industry leaders are due to meet at the 4th Affordable Housing Summit: Industry Summit, two-day event dedicated to discussing different strategies for building and delivering quality affordable...Read More
23/07/2014, 11:57
In June 2014, Easy Taxi and Darb 1718 started working together with the aim of providing convenient and safe transportation for visitors, so that they can attend their favourite events at Darb 1718...Read More
23/07/2014, 11:54
The challenges facing oil & gas companies operating in Africa continue to be diverse and numerous fuelled by fraud, corruption, theft, poor infrastructure and a lack of skilled resources, among...Read More
23/07/2014, 11:47
At a recent gathering of top executives, working on the agenda for the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) - Africa’s top event for hotel investors, research was undertaken by the Forum’s organiser,...Read More
23/07/2014, 11:41
Beyond the coding-from execution to innovation was the topic of the iHub hosted Tech4Africa event held on Friday July 18th 2014 which featured key players in the e-commerce industry.Commenting on the...Read More
23/07/2014, 11:31
d.light, a for-profit social enterprise that manufactures and distributes solar lighting and power products in the developing world, today announced it reached sales of 500,000 financed units, providing...Read More