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US asks East Africa to jointly market Agoa

11-15-2011 | 07:19:21
The US has urged East Africa to jointly market the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) following the slow response to the initiative. The remarks ...

Sasol launches R1 billion cobalt facility

11-15-2011 | 07:12:43
SASOL Synfuels International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sasol, on Friday announced the inauguration of Sasol’s R1bn cobalt catalyst manufacturing ...

Approvals in Ghana under EDN / ATA initiative

11-15-2011 | 07:00:51
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) are utilizing EDN resources to distribute ...

Safaricom to build own fibre network

11-14-2011 | 13:45:15
Safaricom has announced plans to build its own inland fibre optic network to get a larger share of the data market and reduce its reliance on the ...

Announcement regarding direct or indirect acquisition of assets in Papua New Guinea

11-14-2011 | 13:31:31
Harmony has received a number of enquiries and proposals from interested third parties regarding the direct or indirect acquisition of its assets ...

BoG confirms Access, IBG merger in Ghana

11-14-2011 | 13:01:36
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has approved the merger of Access Bank Ghana and Intercontinental Bank Ghana. The BoG has approved the change of control processes ...

Cultural Awareness: The Intangible Essential for Global Managers

11-14-2011 | 09:28:25
By Erika Amoaka-Agyei. Columnist. In today’s era of globalization, conducting business internationally requires cultural awareness and effective cross ...

World Bank Group Support to Bring Electricity Relief to 163,000 Households in Cameroon

11-14-2011 | 09:10:39
The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Boards of Directors today approved an US$86 million loan and US$82 million Partial ...

Orascom Telecom chairman to step down at end-2011

11-14-2011 | 09:01:47
The executive chairman of Orascom Telecom, Khaled Bichara, will step down from his post at the end of 2011 and the board has yet to elect a new chairman, ...

Southern Africa seeks to unite its railways

11-14-2011 | 08:52:59
Countries across southern Africa are pouring billions of dollars into overhauling their railways, hoping to ease the flow of exports and to boost ...

Picking up the pieces

11-14-2011 | 08:35:12
By Isaac Twumasi-Quantus in Accra. At the outset of the global financial and economic crisis, Africa’s immunity from negative effects was widely ...

AfDB Approves Strategy to Promote Africa’s Regional Integration and Trade

11-14-2011 | 07:51:48
Enhanced linkage of regional markets, support to regional research and training centers, capacity building, as well as regional transport infrastructure ...

AfDB Group Supports Togo Reform Programme

11-14-2011 | 07:43:54
The ongoing reform and governance programme initiated by Togo received a boost from the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group recently, following ...

Main One & SEACOM Awarded 'Best Pan African Initiative' at Africacom Awards 2011

11-11-2011 | 15:41:20
Main One and SEACOM, the only two privately funded and open-access based African submarine fibre optic cable systems, were awarded “Best Pan African ...

Business Leaders Cite Investment As Key To Africas Growth Path

11-11-2011 | 15:40:48
In a presentation at the Vodafone African Business Leaders Forum, Alec Erwin, CEO, UBU Investment Holdings, South Africa, highlighted the need ...

In Africa, We Have Distributive Leaders

11-11-2011 | 15:40:20
During an intensely fought debate at the Vodafone African Business Leaders Forum, one distinguished professor stated that “when they get into power, ...

"We Must Build Public/Private Partnerships" Minister Of Communications, Ghana

11-11-2011 | 15:39:47
Speaking at the Vodafone African Business Leaders Forum, Ghana’s Minister of Communications, Hon. HarunaIddrisu, highlighted the importance of facilitating ...

In business, it's always good to mind your language

11-10-2011 | 12:10:54
Prof Piet Naudé. Columnist. I have to admit I am a language person. And more and more I am convinced that a strong foundation in language and communication ...

Orange announces winners of the African Social Venture Prize at the AfricaCom Awards

11-10-2011 | 11:56:13
Yesterday, Orange announced the three winners of the African Social Venture Prize during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony in Cape Town. The three winners ...

Gold Fields posted a 62% quarter-on-quarter increase in net earnings

11-10-2011 | 11:40:33
Gold Fields, the world's fourth largest gold producer, on Thursday showed it had translated the higher gold price to its bottom line by posting ...