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Tourism stands at the threshold of growth

04-29-2011 | 11:44:31
By Isaac Twumasi Quantus in Accra. The tourism and hospitality industry is recognized as one of Africa’s greatest but most under-invested assets. ...

The need for health-economics capacity in Africa

04-29-2011 | 11:42:01
By Isaac Twumasi Quantus in Accra. The lack of financial and other resources to provide efficient and equitable health services is a key challenge confronting ...

FAST seed-testing network for Africa

04-29-2011 | 11:40:41
A pan-African network of seed testing laboratories has been established by the African Union and the African Seed Network with the support of FAO to ...

African Stock Markets and Economic Development: ASIC Launches an Innovation Challenge

04-29-2011 | 11:39:38
The African Stock Investment Competition and the Global Innovation Game team up to search for the best innovation for improving how African stock markets ...

AfDB Adopts Strategy for Regional Integration in Central Africa

04-29-2011 | 11:38:25
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) today approved its 2011-2015 Regional Strategy for Central Africa. The strategy is designed ...

Calls to better manage natural resources on 50th anniversary of Sierra Leone's independence

04-29-2011 | 11:37:11
Celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Sierra Leone's independence resonated with strong calls to protect, conserve and manage the country's ...

Mozambique Receives US$161 Million to Improve Access, Quality, and Equity of Education

04-29-2011 | 11:36:01
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of US$ 71 million to support the implementation ...

AfDB Approves USD 12 Million for Seychelles Submarine Cable Project

04-29-2011 | 11:34:53
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, a USD 12 million senior private sector loan to finance Seychelles ...

South African Tourism is recruiting local ambassadors for new promotion platform

04-28-2011 | 10:26:22
South African Tourism is launching a complete new way of promoting tourist destination South Africa in The Netherlands. Africa Business Communities spoke ...

Africa’s need for Entrepreneurship

04-27-2011 | 12:11:47
By Isaac Twumasi Quantus in Accra. The problems facing developing countries, in Africa and elsewhere, are overwhelming in their magnitude and complexity. ...

Journal of Development & Communications Studies is receiving papers for its April-June 2011 edition

04-27-2011 | 12:10:16
By Clement Nthambazale Nyirenda. The Journal of Development and Communications Studies (JDCS) is a new quarterly academic, peer reviewed journal, ISBN ...

Online reputation Management: a wakeup call for African Brands

04-27-2011 | 12:06:36
Yinka olaito, a passionate Brand-PR, Social Media expert, Trainer and Speaker. He is the CCO of Michael sage consulting, Lagos Nigeria. Online reputation ...

United Against Malaria Honors Campaign Advocates from African Football & Enterprise on Malaria

04-27-2011 | 12:03:31
Campaign Celebrates Successful Messaging through Football and Public-Private Partnerships – from the 2010 World Cup to the 2012 African Cup of Nations On ...

AfDB Places Emphasis on Agriculture Portfolio Quality

04-27-2011 | 12:01:57
The Bank’s agriculture portfolio task managers and coordinators from central and southern African Regional Member Countries (RMCs) converged on Tunis ...

World Bank Provides Support to Address Vulnerability and Resilience Issues in Benin

04-27-2011 | 12:00:40
The World Bank’s Board of Directors this day has granted to the Republic of Benin, a 4-year IDA credit in the amount of US$50 million (around FCFA24 ...

Four Million Rural Kenyans to Get Safe Drinking Water

04-27-2011 | 11:59:34
Close to one million LifeStraw® Family water filters will be donated and installed in households in the Western Province of Kenya beginning on 26 April ...

U.S. President's Malaria Initiative, Peace Corps Mobilize Against Malaria in Africa

04-27-2011 | 11:58:23
U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah, Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams and U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Rear ...

African Development Bank Wins Africa Energy Award

04-27-2011 | 11:57:30
The African Development Bank (AfBD) has won the “Best Financial Support in the Power Sector” award presented by Terrapinn* in South Africa.  The award ...

Symposium on African integration calls for full civil society engagement

04-27-2011 | 11:56:16
A high-level two-day symposium on the role of civil society in deepening regional integration kicked off at the headquarters of the Economic Commission ...

Kenya Airways lead other Companies in planting over 250,000 trees

04-21-2011 | 10:50:19
Kenya Airways lead other corporates and organizations in boosting government efforts to increase the national forest cover by planting a record 250,000 ...