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30/09/2014, 10:20
report-agricultural-innovations-can-help-african-farmers-compete-boost-food-securityAfrica must embrace agricultural innovations to better compete in an evolving global bio-economy, according to findings from a new report issued by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). The report, entitled “GM Agriculture Technologies for Africa,” analyzes the benefits and constraints of adopting genetically modified (GM) technologies to...Read More
30/09/2014, 13:20
Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, today announced the signing of a management agreement for the Hotel...Read More
30/09/2014, 13:00
 The African hospitality market desires rapid solutions that can fill the gap between current hotel offer and increasing demand from the new incoming travelers, while meeting the expectations of the...Read More
30/09/2014, 12:55
On 17th-19st November 2014, the African Union Commission (AUC) will co-host Africa Climate Resilient Infrastructure Summit (ACRIS) in AU Conference Center, Addis Ababa ,Ethiopia. ACRIS will be a forum...Read More
30/09/2014, 12:06
A team of coders from Cape Town took second place in SunGard’s annual Codeathon in London, beating another 10 teams from seven countries in the finals. The team was selected from 500 developers that...Read More
30/09/2014, 11:31
Oando Foundation and the British Council announced today the launch of Reach a Girl, Teach a Girl: Girls’ School Enrollment in Nigeria, a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action aimed at...Read More
30/09/2014, 11:14
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$7 million in financing to Seychelles to help the country better cope with extreme natural events such as floods, mud slides, or tsunamis,...Read More
30/09/2014, 11:06
While international trade agreements such as AGOA (African Growth and Opportunity Act) and the recently announced Economic Partnership Agreement between European Union and Southern Africa are positive for...Read More
30/09/2014, 10:58
Forte Oil plc, Nigeria's foremost petroleum products retailer is proud to announce that it has acquired one hundred (100) brand new product delivery trucks in line with its strategy to sustain operational...Read More
30/09/2014, 10:48
Airtel and Trace TV yesterday unveiled a mobile song competition dubbed "Airtel Trace Music Stars" at Zen Garden, Nairobi. This becomes the first song contest of its kind that will provide an opportunity...Read More
29/09/2014, 14:47
Sasol has appointed Mr Bongani Nqwababa as executive director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sasol with effect from 1 March 2015, or such earlier date as may be agreed between the Company and Mr...Read More
29/09/2014, 14:09
Old Mutual has been awarded the Best African Fund Manager award at the African investor CEO Institutional Investment Summit and Index Awards 2014, a prestigious ceremony which took place at the New York...Read More
29/09/2014, 13:44
AngloGold Ashanti Limited announces that, further to its announcement on 18 August 2014 and following an application by AngloGold to the UK Listing Authority, the listing of the Company's ordinary shares...Read More
29/09/2014, 11:24
Glo Prive, a unique club for premium subscribers on the Glo network, will be launched on Wednesday, October 1.The club will offer a bouquet of privileges for the top segment of its customer base. It is...Read More
29/09/2014, 11:17
LG has appointed South Korean national Tae-Ick Son as MD for Kenya. Son will also be in charge of LG's East and Central Africa business. He was a global department leader heading LG's sales and marketing...Read More
29/09/2014, 10:06
South Africa has agreed to give Cuba a multi-million dollar economic assistance package. The $31 million deal will be delivered to Cuba in three installments. The first payment will be ($3.57...Read More
28/09/2014, 09:50
At no time in recent years has there been as much optimism about the various opportunities for businesses in Africa. Yet, successfully marketing a brand across such a diverse continent - with over 50...Read More
27/09/2014, 09:00
Winners of the first Media Awards on Electrical Counterfeiting in Africa on Thursday received their awards during a special ceremony held in Grenoble (France) in the presence of Mrs Tracy Garner, Global...Read More
26/09/2014, 12:36
Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa and an IATA authorized global training center, is pleased to announce that it has graduated 96 aviation technicians and 25 marketing...Read More
26/09/2014, 12:20
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved Sudan’s Country Brief 2014-2016 and Country Portfolio Performance Review which identify...Read More
26/09/2014, 12:10
Zimbabwe’s Cotton-to-Clothing Export Strategy was launched today by the Minister of Industry and Commerce, the Deputy Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC) and Secretary-General of...Read More
26/09/2014, 12:10
Ecobank Group and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria are expanding a partnership to include South Sudan after collaborating since 2011 on capacity-building programmes for Global Fund...Read More
26/09/2014, 12:05
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced the launch of direct flights to Mumbai, India’s financial, commercial and entertainment capital, commencing 2 December...Read More
26/09/2014, 11:55
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved a US $29.49-million grant to help finance the first phase of the Nyakararo-Mwaro-Gitega...Read More
26/09/2014, 11:42
The Joint Shipping Initiative - made up of Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena and Japanese shipping companies NYK, MOL and “K” Line – has announced it has given $1.5 million of additional funds to a United Nations...Read More
26/09/2014, 11:25
The South African Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday said it seeks to raise 250 million rand (about 24 million dollars) to coordinate and manage relief assistance for Ebolo-affected countries. DOH is...Read More
26/09/2014, 11:08
Nigeria and Germany have promised to improve on their economic and parliamentary co-operation in order to enhance the well being of the two nations. This position was made when German Ambassador to...Read More
25/09/2014, 16:45
A team of coders from Cape Town took second place in SunGard’s annual Codeathon in London, beating another 10 teams from seven countries in the finals. The team was selected from 500 developers that...Read More
25/09/2014, 12:40
The Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has today made a decision to boost its research in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by investing US$ 5...Read More
25/09/2014, 12:29
Alain Nteff (Cameroon), founder of Gifted Mom was announced as the grand prize winner of the 4th annual Anzisha Prize Award (receiving a $25,000 cash prize to support his social business. He leads a...Read More
25/09/2014, 12:07
Royal Philips joins UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's initiative Every Woman Every Child and commits to improving the lives of 100 million women and children by 2025. In Philips' pledge of support to the...Read More
25/09/2014, 11:56
To coincide with the return to school, and as part of the #Tousalecole (Back to School) campaign, Jumia Ivory Coast has offered 1,000 school kits to primary school pupils in Yopougon Kouté in a ceremony...Read More
25/09/2014, 11:48
UBA Foundation has launched its maiden edition of the National Essay Competition amongst Senior High School students in Ghana. According the CEO of the bank says winner of the competition will win...Read More
25/09/2014, 11:09
President John Mahama on Tuesday made a strong case for multinational companies to consciously add value and process Africa’s raw materials on the continent. Speaking during a panel discussion on...Read More
24/09/2014, 15:41
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) has strengthened its partnership agreement with PCCW Global. PLDT and PCCW will collaborate in the Asia Africa Europe 1 (AAE-1) cable project. The...Read More
24/09/2014, 15:32
Tunisia prepares to take centre stage at the Tunisia Awards, a bold new initiative by the Ministry of Tourism that will take place on the 27th September at the "Empire Studios” in the popular tourist...Read More