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Wind power / powering community development

09-03-2010 | 15:32:44
Residents of the Tsitsikamma community of Wittekleibosch in the Eastern Cape are today celebrating social investments from diversified resources group ...


KCB Launches Online Payment Solution

09-03-2010 | 15:27:28
KCB Bank has today announced the launch of an online payment solution targeting the tourism sector in East Africa. This Product was launched at the ongoing ...


Peter Sarstedt to sing for conservation

09-03-2010 | 15:22:43
Peter Sarstedt, the famous musician and supporter of conservation and the planet will be visiting South Africa during the month of September as a guest ...


EABL Posts Impressive 12.5 Billion In Pre Tax Profits

09-03-2010 | 15:17:23
  East African Breweries Limited (EABL) today announced its pre tax profits for the financial year ended 30th June 2010 of KShs 12.5 billion, a 10 percent ...


PLANS TO PRODUCE 10000 BUSES PER MONTH – DR. MARCEL OKECHUKWU EZENWOYE, CHAIRMAN/CEO, ZHOPE AUTOMOBILE LTD

09-01-2010 | 15:41:01
Zhope Automobile, a wholly owned Nigerian enterprise, is set to establish an assembly plant in the country valued at N9 billion. This was disclosed by ...


Building safe and sanitary homes in Egypt’s poorest villages

09-01-2010 | 15:38:09
In continuation of its tradition of honoring the spirit of Ramadan by showing solidarity with the less fortunate sectors of the community, the Egyptian ...


Nedbank helps puts small businesses on the road to success

09-01-2010 | 15:33:42
Entrepreneurship in South Africa is about to get a boost thanks to the collaborative efforts of Nedbank Small Business Services and etv. ‘Fix My Biz’ ...


Boosting Basic Education in Lesotho: US$20 Million Grant Awarded by Education for All Fast Track Initiative (FTI)

09-01-2010 | 15:28:22
A US$20million grant agreement for improving the quality of educational infrastructure and basic education in Lesotho was signed on August 25, signaling ...


Tanzania - Backbone Transmission Investment Project

08-27-2010 | 14:18:17
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project: IDA Credit: US$150 million Terms: Maturity = 40 years; Grace = 10 ...


MTN registers over 1,8 million petitions in support of 1GOAL: Education for All campaign

08-27-2010 | 14:13:48
MTN has registered over 1,8 million SMS petitions for 1GOAL: Education for All campaign after its subscribers across its footprint in Africa and the ...


Ethiopian Airlines and the Boeing 777-200LR - A Winning Combination

08-27-2010 | 14:11:59
With the delivery of its first 777-200LR in November 2010, Ethiopian will be the first airline in Africa to operate the world’s most technologically ...


IMF Completes Sixth Review Under the Central African Republic’s ECF Arrangement and Approves US$13.1 Million Disbursement

08-27-2010 | 14:09:00
  The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved today the sixth review of the Central African Republic (C.A.R.)’s performance ...


Air Nigeria takes delivery of 7th aircraft …three more to join fleet soon.

08-27-2010 | 14:04:53
Air Nigeria has taken delivery of another Boeing 737-300 aircraft to further consolidate and expand its dominance on the regional and domestic routes. ...


AfDB at Ethiopia Commodity Exchange

08-26-2010 | 11:07:18
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Chief Economist, Mthuli Ncube, participated in the Regional African Vital Statistics and Common Registration ...


Sasol announces the assignment of participating interests in the Sofala and M-10 licenses offshore Mozambique to Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH)

08-26-2010 | 11:05:21
Sasol, through Sasol Petroleum International Pty Limited (SPI), the wholly owned upstream oil and gas subsidiary of Sasol Limited, and PETRONAS announced ...


Strategic crossroad for SA wine industry – PwC

08-26-2010 | 11:03:38
The recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) South African Wine Industry Insights Survey 2010 found that although average wine prices of producer cellars ...


Dr. Afari- Gyan calls for premium on transparency and professionalism in elections in Africa

08-26-2010 | 10:57:58
Dr. Afari- Gyan, chairman of Ghana Electoral Commission, has stated that the field of election administration in Africa is littered with challenges, ...


UNEP hosts green group on journey across Africa

08-25-2010 | 15:58:03
They've clocked up 5,000 kilometres on the road, passed mountains, rivers, deserts and forests and also repaired their fair share of flat tyres.And today, ...


KCB Targets the Horticultural Sector in Sponsorship Deal

08-25-2010 | 15:53:55
KCB Bank announced a Kshs 4 million sponsorship for the upcoming annual Naivasha Horticultural Fair, set to take place at the Naivasha Sports Club next ...


President of Uganda Yoweri K. Museveni to Open AgriBusiness Forum 2010

08-25-2010 | 15:49:47
On the 4th of October 2010, President Yoweri K. Museveni of Uganda will open the 4-day AgriBusiness Forum in Kampala, Uganda, organised by the Brussels-based ...