[Cameroon] MTN launches a new communication tariff at 25 FCFA per minute
01-30-2015 | 14:08:00
After launching the MTN Freedom proposition in November 2014, MTN Cameroon, leader in the provision of communication solutions and mobile payment services in Cameroon announces the launch on 29 January 2015 of the new value offer to its subscribers. This new value proposition comprises 2 tariff plans which further democratize telephony communication in Cameroon and abroad, as well as enable MTN subscribers to make even longer calls at a very low rate.

[Algeria] Partnership Between Sonatrach, Ge to Manufacture Equipment for Oil, Gas Industry
01-30-2015 | 14:00:00
The national hydrocarbon group Sonatrach and the American company General Electric (GE) signed Thursday in Algiers a memorandum of understanding on the creation of a joint company for the manufacturing of equipment used in oil and gas industry.

Vivo Energy Uganda imports cleaner low sulphur fuel Diesel
01-30-2015 | 13:06:11
Vivo Energy Uganda, The Company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Uganda, has become the first oil marketer in the country to import Low Sulphur Fuel Diesel (LSFD) with 50 parts per million (ppm) sulphur content.

[Ghana] Producer Price Inflation Falls
01-30-2015 | 12:51:53
The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for December 2014 fell to 34.2 per cent, down from a revised 37.6 per cent recorded in November 2014, the Deputy Government Statistician Mr Baah Wadieh said on Wednesday.

[Nigeria] Securities and Exchange Commission Approves N52.6b Access Banks Rights Issue
01-30-2015 | 12:35:00
Access Bank Plc has secured approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to proceed with plans to raise N52.6 billion in a share sale as it pursues expansion and a stronger cash reserve.

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?