AfDB Supports Competitiveness of Moroccan Economy with $114.5 Million
07-29-2015 | 08:31:23
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco signed on 28 July 2015 three funding agreements today in Casablanca, Morocco, for one loan and two grants to a total of $114.5 million, or about 1.13 billion dirhams.

Côte d’Ivoire announces plans to increase investment in Afreximbank
07-29-2015 | 08:25:59
Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara today in Abidjan announced that the country planned to increase its investment in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) by taking up its rights under the Bank’s ongoing general capital raising exercise.

[Kenya] Strathmore Business School in collaboration with Safaricom launch second edition of journalism fellowship programme
07-29-2015 | 08:20:09
Strathmore Business School has today launched the second edition of the Safaricom Business Journalism Fellowship, an eight month, mid-career program that gives business journalists the opportunity to train alongside Kenya’s leading business lecturers and some of the top corporate newsmakers in the region.

[Kenya] KPLC signs 100 MW power purchase agreement for Kipeto wind energy
07-29-2015 | 08:13:00
Kenya Power and Kipeto Power Limited have signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for development of a 100 megawatt wind energy project in Oldonyo Narok near Kiserian, Kajiado County.

Etihad-backed Air Seychelles applauds UAE visa waiver
07-28-2015 | 14:01:08
Air Seychelles has welcomed the introduction of a visa waiver for Seychellois passport holders travelling to the UAE, effective from last week.

Odimbite Odimbite: How Digital Marketing Causes Bleeding in Nigeria
07-28-2015 | 11:41:00
There are ways in which uncoordinated digital marketing causes hemorrhaging across business setups. Businesses and ventures especially in Nigeria are bleeding due to digital marketing activities arising from ineffective use of Social media platforms.

Harriman Oyofo: We’ve Never Had an Accident Yet
07-28-2015 | 11:28:00
Sure, but isn’t that what they all say? Can it be that you’re immune or that your competitors are plain unlucky; or maybe someone up there is unhappy with them, right?

Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Talent Challenges in Africa
07-28-2015 | 11:17:00
Top of mind I would say that the growth and expansion of the African Continent is inevitable. The challenge would be who will steer this expansion? Africans or expats? That brings us to the question of availability and retention of “African” talent.

Chioma Nnani: IP Theft is still Theft
07-23-2015 | 11:46:00
My career was launched because someone tried to steal from me. A thief, who actually faked a friendship with me from 2006, showed their hand in 2010. They started to claim that they wrote my work.

Interview: Denford Mutashu, Founder and President, Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers, Zimbabwe
07-23-2015 | 11:36:00
Denford Mutashu is Founder and President of The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers, Zimbabwe. His interview with Africa Business Communities: