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SA development index rise

10-04-2011 | 10:17:50
The third quarterly release of the South African Development Index (SADI) for 2011 showed that development trends in the country continued to improve.The ...

Rwanda: Cassava Farmers Acquire Modern Cultivation Skills

10-04-2011 | 10:14:43
More than 2,000 cassava farmers drawn from 115 cooperatives in Rwamagana, Kayonza, Ngoma and Gatsibo districts have undergone training in modern farming ...

LASACO leads consortium on Nig Comsat IR insurance

10-04-2011 | 09:18:39
LASACO Assurance Plc has been appointed to lead 23 Nigerian insurance companies participating in the insurance of the new satellite to be launched by ...

GTAssurance releases half-year result

10-04-2011 | 09:07:40
Guaranty Trust Assurance Plc has recorded another impressive performance in its Gross Premium Income (GPI) and Profit before Tax (PBT) for the six months ...

Diamond Bank to sustain market base, raises stake in customer reward

10-04-2011 | 08:46:30
Diamond Bank Nigeria Plc has reaffirmed its resolve to sustain its marketability through creation of products that improve the standard of living of ...

Congo in talks with Malaysia Smelting over tin foundry

10-04-2011 | 08:35:59
The Democratic Republic of Congo is in “very advanced talks” with Malaysia Smelting Corp, the world’s third-biggest tin producer, to build a cassiterite ...

Zimbabwe's Econet H1 earnings up 16 pct

10-04-2011 | 08:12:25
Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless, the country's largest mobile phone operator, has reported a 16 percent increase in half-year earnings, mainly driven ...

Metorex says copper output up 15 pct in July-Sept

10-04-2011 | 08:00:16
South African miner Metorex, the takeover target of Chinese metals group Jinchuan, said on Monday its copper output for the three months to end-September ...

AIR NAMIBIA begins direct flight from Windhoek to Accra

10-03-2011 | 19:05:25
Namibia’s national airliner, Air Namibia has extended its market coverage on the continent to Ghana with the launch of its inaugural flight from Accra ...

Africa Business Confidence Index lower, but still continues to show growth

10-03-2011 | 15:41:07
Manufacturing index 51.3 and non-manufacturing index 53.3, both indicating expansion; rate of change is slower than previous month The Africa Business ...

KQ and Eritrea Airlines set for turf war over the Nairobi-Asmara route

10-03-2011 | 14:42:45
Kenya Airways and Eritrean Airlines are set for a major turf war as both national carriers finalise plans to launch new routes between Asmara and Nairobi. ...

StanChart offers Sh6m sponsorship to Top1000 SMEs

10-03-2011 | 14:34:51
Standard Chartered Bank is offering Small and Medium sized firms a range of financing products to help grow their business. The financing options will ...

Scangroup moves to Ghana, eyes new buyouts in Africa

10-03-2011 | 14:22:56
Scangroup has formed two advertising firms in Ghana and acquired the business of partner agency to boost its regional presence and reduce reliance ...

Africa’s low score in the economic development and growth Agenda

10-03-2011 | 12:38:42
By Isaac Twumasi-Quantus in Accra. Over the weekend, I have been thinking about what role leadership and business management should play in catapulting ...

Price surge raises new fears over inflation

10-03-2011 | 10:45:27
Prices at South African factories, mines and farms rose at their fastest pace in more than two and a half years last month, fuelling concern that the ...

Vodacom to support home-grown apps

10-03-2011 | 10:40:03
The Vodacom Apps Store has reached 1000 000 downloads in its first month, and the company is now launching a program to support local talent in applications ...

African Infrastructure Investors to Meet at Ai Infrastructure Investment Summit and Awards

10-03-2011 | 10:29:04
Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment research and communications group, today announced that the annual CEO Infrastructure Investment ...

Global companies line up for 4G licence contract

10-03-2011 | 10:18:24
Global telecoms firms are seeking to secure bids for the lucrative 4G licence spectrum in a contest that has seen Airtel sit out and Telkom Kenya risking ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Swaziland

10-03-2011 | 09:22:38
On February 22, 2010, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Swaziland. Background The ...

Vodacom celebrates western region winners of the 2011 Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards

09-30-2011 | 13:48:16
This morning the winners of the western region for the 2011 Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards were presented with their prizes, and commended by ...