News
Nigeria: Google Launches Online Portal for February Elections
01-27-2015 | 13:06:00
Google has launched an online portal where voters can keep an eye on the latest news about Nigerian politics in the run-up to the general elections in February.


SIika Acquires Mortar And Tile Adhesive Manufacturer Duro-Moza In Mozambique
01-27-2015 | 12:45:32
Sika has agreed to acquire the assets of Duro-Moza, a Mozambique based company active in production and sales of specialized mortars and tile adhesives. The transaction will accelerate Sika Mozambique's development and market penetration. Duro-Moza generated sales of CHF 2 million in 2014.


Ethiopian and Liege Airport renew their successful partnership in Air Cargo
01-27-2015 | 12:24:59
Ethiopian Airlines and Liege Airport have agreed to extend for another 5 years their win-win partnership for the transport of air cargo between Africa and Europe.


Afreximbank raises $8.5 billion for African infrastructure
01-27-2015 | 12:04:39
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has raised some US$8 billion through its syndications programme to support the development and financing of infrastructure projects in Africa, Jean-Louis Ekra, President of the Bank, has announced.


South Africa leads sky-commerce with world first aircraft tracking and real-time payment innovation; SAA first airline to activate globally
01-27-2015 | 11:39:20
South African Airways (SAA) this week becomes the first airline globally to install the SatAuth (Satellite Authorisation Systems) solution. The system, first installed on the airline’s cabin trainer for testing in May last year, will not only allow secure credit card transactions anywhere in the skies but also provide pin-point accurate aircraft tracking services for operational purposes.


 
Features
Mark Mobius: Africa’s Electrifying Future
01-21-2015 | 16:13:23
Emerging and frontier markets are a focal point of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which takes place during the week of January 19. One of the sessions, “Achieving Africa’s Growth Agenda,” is of particular interest to me


Anzetse Were: Political factors key in market performance
01-21-2015 | 11:53:00
In his book The End of the Free Market, Ian Bremmer makes the point that “in emerging markets, political factors still matter— at least as much as economic fundamentals for the performance of markets.”


LinkedIn Groups Africa Business Communities
01-19-2015 | 22:39:00
LinkedIn Groups Africa Business Communities


[Africa CEO Forum] What is your vision on the development of the Ghana economy in 2015?
01-18-2015 | 20:33:00
On a regular basis we consult African CEO's about their views on business. Today's question: What is your vision on the development of the Ghana economy in 2015?


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