[Nigeria] Kachikwu Seals $80billion Oil and Gas Infrastructure Deals in China
06-30-2016 | 11:19:00
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has signed Memorandums of Understanding with several Chinese firms for new investments, spanning five years, in the oil and gas industry.

eBay expands in Africa, partners with
06-30-2016 | 10:31:00
American eBay sellers will soon gain access to Africa’s biggest consumer markets. This comes via a new partnership between the U.S. e-commerce giant and online shopping startup, set to go live July 2016.

[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali to Plant One Million Trees in Climate Change Mitigation Effort
06-30-2016 | 10:17:00
Bank of Kigali says it will invest part of its annual operations budget in supporting efforts by a local non-profit environmental conservation organisation to plant one million trees in Nyagatare District as part of activities to mark 50 years this December, since it was incorporated in 1966.

AfDB approves Trade Finance Loans to First Bank of Nigeria and FSDH Merchant Bank, Nigeria
06-30-2016 | 10:09:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Monday, June 27, 2016, in Abidjan, US $300-million and US 50-million Trade Finance Loans to First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) and FSDH Merchant Bank Nigeria (FSDH), respectively.

E-commerce boom in Kenya offers new opportunities for entrepreneurs
06-30-2016 | 09:46:00
Kenya’s electronic commerce market is primed for major growth in the next five years as mobile internet performance continues to improve, a proposed national addressing system comes into existence, and people become more comfortable with digital transactions.

Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Repositioning Yourself – find a job, Keep it (Part 2)
06-30-2016 | 11:41:00
Many job-seekers are prepared for employment; however, a segment of people looking for work don't have what are called job readiness skills. Job readiness skills are the basic, fundamental skills that a job seeker or an employee must have to be employable.

[Africa CEO Forum] How does Brexit affect business in Africa?
06-28-2016 | 16:01:00
On a regular basis, Africa Business Communities consults with African CEOs on current economic developments and how it affects business in Africa.

Africa Offers Huge Potential for Cashless Payment – MasterCard VP
06-28-2016 | 11:44:00
Vice President and Area Business Head West Africa, Mastercard, Omokehinde Adebanjo has said that African countries share some of the world’s highest speeds of digital growth with people now constantly in pursuit of faster and more convenient ways of paying for goods and services.

Empowering Girls in Emergency Settings Challenge Prize - join the competition and win $100,000
06-27-2016 | 12:32:00
$100,000 grant will support implementation of ideas and programmes focused on SRH services for adolescent girls in emergency settings as key intervention to address HIV epidemic

Rita Cheng: 5 Free Apps to Help You Control Your Finances
06-27-2016 | 11:06:00
In a not-so-distant past, people tracked their personal finances by saving every single receipt and painstakingly balancing a checkbook. Technology has evolved over the decades, and now financial help is literally at our fingertips. Here are five apps I recommend to get your financial life in order: