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Four more airlines licenced by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

06-30-2011 | 12:00:15
Four local entities have been issued with air carrier licences by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to operate domestic and regional flights ...

Share of Voice vs. Share of Opportunity

06-29-2011 | 16:58:42
Investors seeking outsized returns in the decade ahead need to look beyond the most-talked-about markets globally to those that will offer the greatest ...

Ghana scoops two prizes at the African Business Awards.

06-29-2011 | 16:48:39
Ishmael Yamson, former Chairman of Unilever Ghana and the current Non-Executive Chairman of Standard Chartered Ghana was presented with the Lifetime ...

AfDB Presents 2011 CNN/MultiChoice African Journalist Environmental Award to Egyptian Lamia Hassan

06-29-2011 | 16:47:44
Egyptian journalist Lamia Hassan has been awarded the 2011 CNN/MultiChoice African Journalist Environment Award. Hassan, who works for Business Today ...

AfDB Supports Growth and Integration in Southern Africa

06-29-2011 | 16:46:52
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has published a report on its activities in Southern Africa. The report details how the Bank promotes economic ...

Asian Development Bank & AfDB to Cooperate to Set Up Trade Finance Program for Africa

06-29-2011 | 16:45:29
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed an agreement to help AfDB set up a trade finance program to boost ...

Clean Energy Development: Opportunity for Local Spinoffs in Africa

06-29-2011 | 16:35:56
How to increase local content and create additional jobs in clean energy projects in Africa Tanja Faller, an energy economist at the African Development ...

Frost & Sullivan: Integrated Resource Plan to Provide Impetus to South African Electricity Industry

06-29-2011 | 16:33:30
2010 was a significant year in the South African electricity industry. The direction providing Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010 was released and significant ...

Thomson Reuters Commemorates Partnership With IMIST

06-29-2011 | 16:23:15
Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, will host a welcome event Thursday, June 30, ...

Proudly South African To Host SA's First Buy Local Indaba and Expo

06-29-2011 | 16:20:10
The theme of the Indaba is "Be Proudly South African - Buy Local to Create Jobs" which is the key message of Proudly South Africa's marketing and ...

Nigeria removes impediment to investment

06-29-2011 | 16:18:26
Speaking at Standard Bank’s African Investors Conference, Mr Lamido Sanusi, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria announced that the one-year restriction ...

Prince A. Adesanya - Cargoplus Nigeria - On Logistics and Freight Forwarding business in Nigeria.

06-29-2011 | 16:16:26
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Prince Adenola Adesanya, a native of Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria and a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo ...

Brand communication: why you should become a good story teller

06-27-2011 | 17:27:10
By Yinka Olaito in Nigeria. As a brand, you stand a good chance when you learn how to do it better in a new way every day. It is no news today that brand ...

The need for multicultural communication

06-27-2011 | 17:11:05
By Isaac Twumasi Quantus in Accra. Lack of knowledge of another culture can result in mistakes that may confuse or even offend the people with whom ...

Kenya Airways set to commence flights to Ougadougou

06-27-2011 | 16:49:13
Kenya Airways has today affirmed that plans to grow its network across Africa were on course, after it officially announced its intent to fly to Ouagadougou, ...

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth and Final Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

06-27-2011 | 16:47:39
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth and final review of Zambia’s economic performance supported under ...

Hughes and Bharti Airtel Win Innovation Award for Integrated Satellite Broadband Solution in Africa

06-27-2011 | 16:42:05
Bharti Airtel utilizes Hughes broadband satellite solution to help close the digital divide, providing Internet access, rural telephony and GSM backhaul ...

African Efforts on Climate Action Get Boost

06-27-2011 | 16:39:21
African efforts on climate action received a welcome boost today with approval of a ground-breaking renewable energy project in Morocco that should be ...

World Bank Provides Support to Ethiopia’s Efforts to Boost Food Production

06-27-2011 | 16:29:09
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of US$60 million in additional financing ...

International investors choose South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya as top 3 in 2011

06-24-2011 | 11:33:29
International investors choose South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya as the best African countries on the continent for investment in 2011. A survey conducted ...