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Andersen Global initiates expansion in Egypt

07-11-2017 | 07:24:20
Andersen Global has announced the addition of a presence in Egypt by way of a collaboration agreement with Maher Milad Iskander and Co., an Egyptian tax and legal firm based in Cairo.

Rwanda and UK sign development partnership agreement for 2 years

07-10-2017 | 15:05:00
The Government of Rwanda and the United Kingdom through the Department for International Development (DFID) have signed a Development Partnership Agreement for 2 years.

[South Africa] Growing market participation for new JSE agri product

07-10-2017 | 15:01:47
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange recently launched a Soya Bean Crush futures contract which provides simultaneous exposure to soya beans as well as its processed by-products.

[South Africa] Abey Mokgwatsane appointed Managing Executive for Brand Marketing and Communications

07-10-2017 | 12:32:00
Vodacom has appointed one of the country’s well respected and talented trailblazers in marketing and advertising, Abey Mokgwatsane, as its new Managing Executive for Brand Marketing and Communications.

Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation finds 1 million ounces of gold to be mined at the Buckreef Project

07-10-2017 | 12:26:41
Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation has filed on SEDAR, a feasibility study for the Buckreef Project which positively establishes that 1.064 Million ounces of gold reserves are available to be mined over a 15-year initial life of mine.

Ethiopia parliament passes $13bn budget for 2017/18

07-10-2017 | 11:22:00
The Ethiopian parliament on Friday unanimously passed a 320.8 billion birr ($13.9 billion) budget for the financial year of 2017/18

Fastjet pays $2.5 million to acquire full brand intellectual rights

07-10-2017 | 10:18:43
African low-cost carrier (LCC) fastjet has paid $2.5 million to acquire the full intellectual property rights behind its brand from UK company easyGroup.

Mobile cash reduces hunger, boosts local economies in Kenya

07-10-2017 | 10:04:00
An innovative, mobile phone-driven cash programme has helped prevent nearly 250,000 people from slipping into severe food insecurity in drought-ravaged Kenya.

French Development Agency Committed to Nigeria’s Growth, says Ambassador

07-10-2017 | 08:15:00
The French Development Agency (AFD) has committed over one billion euros in Nigeria, the French Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Denys Gauer, has said.

[Nigeria] 3timpex delivers superior trade consulting training through launch of mobile app

07-10-2017 | 08:14:40
The import-export industry has gradually developed over the years. This is due to the diversification of most government from oil as the core revenue generating methods for the nation to non-oil income.

Barron South Africa selects Ramco Group as its East African distribution partner

07-10-2017 | 07:58:06
South Africa’s market leader in corporate and promotional branding, Barron has entered into a strategic partnership with Ramco Group that will see Ramco distribute promotional materials on behalf of Barron.

[Kenya] Visa and Direct Pay Online Group partner to license 20,000 merchants for mVisa payments

07-10-2017 | 07:51:00
Visa and Direct Pay Online Group have announced that they are enabling 20,000 more merchants to accept mVisa payments, facilitating mobile commerce in Kenya.

AfDB approves $1m emergency relief grant to drought victims in Kenya

07-10-2017 | 07:15:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US$ 1 million Emergency Humanitarian Assistance to people affected by drought and famine in Kenya.

Afreximbank’s support to Gabon economy reaches $200m

07-10-2017 | 07:00:00
The African Export-Import Bank has provided a total of $200 million in financing to date to support the Gabonese economy.

BON Hotels sign 12th hotel in Nigeria

07-10-2017 | 06:45:00
BON Hotels announced the signing of its 12th hotel in Nigeria, further increasing the company’s presence and footprint in West Africa and making the group the largest hotel management company in Nigeria, with additional opportunities still in play.

DTB and Mastercard partner to enhance digital payments in Kenya

07-07-2017 | 13:00:00
Diamond Trust Bank Kenya (DTB) and Mastercard have announced their partnership to roll-out the DTB Masterpass QR app in Kenya, a mobile payment solution that will enable millions of businesses to accept fast and secure digital payments from consumers.

Zimbabwe develops national diaspora policy

07-07-2017 | 12:57:16
The Government of Zimbabwe, with support from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the European Union, convened a high level discussion to develop the country’s 2017–2022 National Diaspora Policy Implementation Action Plan

[Kenya] Government targets budding scientists with platform to showcase talent

07-07-2017 | 10:45:00
The Government of Kenya has launched Young Scientist Kenya (YSK) in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland and BLAZE youth platform by Safaricom.

Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville to strengthen cooperation on public finance management, taxation

07-07-2017 | 10:40:04
Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville have signed an agreement establishing a framework under which the two countries can cooperate in various areas of interest.

Ethiopian Airlines set to fly to Kaduna Nigeria

07-07-2017 | 08:01:30
Ethiopia national carrier Ethiopian Airlines has finalized preparations to start scheduled thrice weekly services to Kaduna, Nigeria, as of August 1st, 2017.