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Nigeria’s agricultural sector is now attracting us - Spain

05-29-2017 | 13:32:40
The Embassy of Spain in Nigeria on Thursday announced that Nigeria’s current efforts at developing her agricultural sector had started attracting the interest of more Spanish companies.

GROHE appoints Renu Misra as new President for the Middle East, Africa and East Mediterranean

05-29-2017 | 12:21:00
GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand dedicated to providing innovative water products, has today announced the appointment of Ms. Renu Misra as the President of GROHE Middle East, Africa and East Mediterranean.

World Bank Supports Rwanda Road Development with $81m credit

05-29-2017 | 11:38:59
The World Bank has approved an $81 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to support Rwanda’s transport sector.

SNEPCo’s Bonga delivers 702 million oil barrels for Nigeria in 12 years

05-29-2017 | 11:15:00
The Bonga oil field has produced about 702 million barrels of oil since inauguration in 2005, and operated at more than 92 percent availability in 2016.

[Nigeria] FirstBank Re-elected to the Board of Advisors of PCI SSC: Remains the only African Bank on the Board

05-29-2017 | 10:57:06
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been re-elected into the Board of Advisors of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) for the third consecutive time.

Why Made-in-Nigeria will give small businesses a boost - Sage

05-29-2017 | 10:19:00
Nigerian Federal Government should be commended for putting the spotlight on local manufacturers through initiatives, such as the Made-in-Nigeria Dress Days.

[Nigeria] NNPC Invites Chinese Investors for its R&D Venture

05-29-2017 | 09:55:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has established contacts with some Chinese investors to partner in its Research and Development, R&D, venture.

Afreximbank Urges DFI Partnerships to Push Africa’s Industrialisation

05-29-2017 | 09:44:30
Cooperation among Africa’s development financial institutions (DFIs) is crucial for the achievement of the industrialisation of the continent, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has said in Ahmedabad, India.

Djibouti launches country’s largest multipurpose port

05-29-2017 | 09:24:18
Djibouti has unveiled a 690 hectare Doraleh Multipurpose Port, the country’s largest mega project. The new port infrastructure is equipped with ultra-modern facilities that can accommodate 100,000 DWT vessels.

Switzerland returns $4million to Tunisia in stolen assets recovery process

05-29-2017 | 09:18:47
Switzerland has transferred approximately $4million to Tunisia, in response to a request for mutual legal assistance.

IFC supports forum on sustainability of family owned businesses in Senegal

05-29-2017 | 09:13:24
International Finance Corporation has collaborated with the Senegalese Institute of Administrators (ISA), to host the Administrator’s Forum, with a focus on the sustainability of family-owned businesses.

Z-One Holding and Tryba Energy to install a 10 MWp solar energy plant in Uganda

05-29-2017 | 08:56:06
ZT Energy and Tryba Energy of France through their local company, Emerging Power Uganda Limited has signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, UETCL

Citrix expands operations to East and West Africa

05-26-2017 | 14:20:00
IT solutions company Citrix has announced that it is growing its foothold in Africa through an expansion in distribution operations, and that its channel in East and West Africa will now be managed and supported by Citrix South Africa.

Afreximbank urges development financial institutions to push Africa’s industrialization

05-26-2017 | 12:21:34
Cooperation among Africa’s development financial institutions (DFIs) is crucial for the achievement of the industrialisation of the continent, the African Export-Import Bank has said.

Digital IQ for African companies track global averages, but South Africa is at risk of falling behind: PwC report

05-26-2017 | 12:18:00
Most organizations around the world have not done enough to keep up with the digital era, and leadership is falling short, with many chief executives not yet fully engaged in the initiatives of digital transformation.

[Namibia] MTC clarifies subscription charges spike

05-26-2017 | 12:15:01
MTC recently announced a subscription average increase of 7 per cent on both pre-paid and post-paid.

[Ethiopia] Advanced Maize seed adoption programme grows yields among smallholder farmers

05-26-2017 | 12:08:50
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and DuPont have announced that the Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program (AMSAP), exceeded its goal by 150 percent to boost maize productivity

Senegal banks on $300 million rapid bus plan to improve urban transport

05-26-2017 | 08:48:16
Senegal is counting on a new Dkar Bus Rapid Transit pilot project to reduce by half the average rush hour in-vehicle travel time by public transport.

Africa Logistics Properties begin construction of Kenya’s largest distribution warehousing complex

05-26-2017 | 08:43:00
Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) has begun construction of Kenya's first modern grade-A logistics and distribution warehousing complex at Tatu Industrial Park.

[Nigeria] Kaspersky Lab in online private security drive with new solution for PCs and Macs

05-26-2017 | 08:38:16
Kaspersky Lab has introduced Secure Connection in Nigeria, a solution for encrypting traffic on Windows and Mac computers