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14/09/2014, 08:21
join-the-free-of-charge-young-entrepreneur-programme-ethiopia The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs stimulates young Ethiopian entrepreneurs in exporting Home Decoration, Fashion Accessoires and Textiles to Europe. This is your last chance to sign up to their free 1 year program and receive support through online coaching and training. You will be coached and trained in marketing, design, product development and trends. Follow or share this message if you...Read More
16/09/2014, 09:09
Africa Oil Corp.  has announced that an independent assessment of the Company's Contingent Resources in the South Lokichar Basin located in Blocks 10BB and 13T in Kenya has been completed by Gaffney,...Read More
15/09/2014, 12:43
Egypt’s tourism industry will see significant growth and improvement, if political stability can be maintained, according to the country’s tourism minister, Hisham Zaazou. He said in an interview with...Read More
15/09/2014, 11:51
Participants at the 14th World Export Development Forum (WEDF), which will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, 15-17 September, 2014, will have the opportunity to attend five plenary sessions featuring high-level...Read More
15/09/2014, 11:30
WorldRemit announces that its customers can now send remittances to Zantel EzyPesa accounts in Tanzania.The addition of EzyPesa means that WorldRemit now offers transfers to two of Tanzania’s four Mobile...Read More
15/09/2014, 11:28
Kenya’s premier tourist airline, Safarilink, has launched direct flights to Lodwar in Northern Kenya, as it expands its footprint in the region.From Wednesday, 10 September 2014, Safarilink began flying...Read More
15/09/2014, 11:17
Oando Foundation announces the launch of the Oando Foundation Book Drive to commemorate International Literacy Day on September 8, 2014. International Literacy Day celebrates the importance of literacy to...Read More
15/09/2014, 11:16
Tanzania urgently needs to transform its economy to create more productive jobs for its fast growing population, according to a new World Bank report released today. The new Country Economic Memorandum...Read More
15/09/2014, 11:15
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) has notified The Nigerian Stock Exchange of the acquisition of a 12.5(1) percent minority stake in ETI by Doha-based Qatar National Bank (QNB) through QNB’s...Read More
15/09/2014, 11:12
Cyberoam has announced the appointment of Aptronics KZN as its partner in South Africa. This partnership will enhance its reach in the South African network security market, which is projected to register...Read More
15/09/2014, 11:01
World Bank Regional Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa, Inger Andersen, affirmed support to the people of Egypt and the country's development priorities and underscored the Bank’s...Read More
15/09/2014, 10:59
Emirates will be able to connect even more people and cargo with Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, with the start of a second service to the east African coastal city from 26th October.The new five times weekly...Read More
15/09/2014, 10:58
IFC provided billions of dollars of new financing and  investment mobilization and delivered wide-ranging advisory services in sub Saharan Africa during its most recent fiscal year.  IFC’s activities...Read More
15/09/2014, 10:56
World Bank Group Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by Phillipe Dongier, World Bank Country Director for Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi;...Read More
15/09/2014, 10:45
Dr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan is the Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer, First Bank Nigeria Limited. He was appointed to the Board in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. Before this appointment, he...Read More
15/09/2014, 10:40
Over the past few years, home buyers’ searching patterns have become more reliant on technology with a consistent increase in the use of smartphones or tablets to find suitable properties. The majority...Read More
15/09/2014, 10:38
In line with its commitment to constantly show appreciation for customers’ loyalty, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has announced the first cycle of reward redemptions for...Read More
15/09/2014, 10:31
The Fifth Senior Executive Roundtable on Sourcing from Women Vendors organised by the International Trade Centre (ITC) will be launched in Kigali, Rwanda, on 15 September 2014 by the Minister of Gender...Read More
15/09/2014, 10:26
The world’s six multilateral development banks on Thursday, September 11 reaffirmed their shared commitment to lead by example by continuing to reinforce and further develop climate financing through a...Read More
12/09/2014, 12:29
iSAT Africa announces it has selected to partner with Eutelsat Communications on free-to-air delivery of African and international digital channels in Kenya and across East Africa in order to accelerate...Read More
12/09/2014, 12:06
The 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa continues to grow, with more than 3,700 suspected cases and 1,850 deaths. To help manage the public health response, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation today...Read More
12/09/2014, 11:58
Guests of the newly opened Hotel 3232 in midtown Manhattan can soon enjoy their stay in the affordable luxury boutique hotel knowing that their reservation contributed to changing the lives of people in...Read More
11/09/2014, 13:29
Lower oil production is set to cut Angola’s economic growth in 2014, before a rebound in the oil industry boosts growth next year. In its regular assessment of the southern African nation’s economy, IMF...Read More
11/09/2014, 12:22
Emirates will launch its second daily A380 service to Mauritius on 26th October this year, instead of 1st December as initially planned. This second A380 service, which will operate as flight EK703/704,...Read More
11/09/2014, 12:11
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced the launch of direct flights to Antananarivo, Madagascar, commencing 3 December 2014.*The twice-weekly flights to the...Read More
11/09/2014, 11:26
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved a combined US $256 million for the financing of investments in Nigeria and Ethiopia as well as a multinational projects...Read More
11/09/2014, 11:20
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has said that it will spend $50million, an addition to the $10milliion already given to support emergency response to the Ebola outbreak in the West of Africa. The...Read More
11/09/2014, 11:19
Nairobi plays host to one of the largest gatherings of start-up social and environmental enterprises ever, as 41 green entrepreneurs are celebrated at the 2014 SEED Awards Africa Symposium, the United...Read More
11/09/2014, 10:57
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) and partners co-organized in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, an event on Friday, September 4 to launch and promote the second West Africa Clean Energy Finance Forum...Read More
11/09/2014, 09:45
With the growth of African economies, the importance of ports as exit and entry points for commodities that are stimulating economic growth in the region is also rising. East African countries are...Read More
10/09/2014, 11:05
Tema Oil Refinery(TOR) is in talks with government of Ghana to remodel its infrastructure into  a world class facility. This was made known to the press in a conference chaired by representatives from the...Read More
10/09/2014, 10:59
With advisory services provided by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), leading Nigerian bank and member of the Ecobank Group, Ecobank Nigeria, has successfully concluded a highly-anticipated...Read More
10/09/2014, 10:52
Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi on Friday paid a courtesy call on Businessman Dr. Manu Chandaria at his Nairobi residence. Dr. Chandaria is also the Patron of the Global Peace Foundation and Chairman of...Read More
10/09/2014, 10:38
MasterCard has launched Egypt’s first mobile-enabled acceptance service that will allow ‘Phone Cash’,‘Flous’ and any future users of MasterCard mobile ecosystem to pay for goods and services at merchant...Read More
10/09/2014, 10:36
Eight West African countries have secured a total investment of $19 billion in a range of infrastructure projects from regional firms, with significant commitment in the railway and road sector coming...Read More
10/09/2014, 10:23
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Tsemex Hotels and Business Plc to develop Crowne Plaza Addis Ababa. The 210-key...Read More