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Renewable Energy in Mali: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities

05-14-2012 | 11:13:30
As Mali strives to become an emerging economy, it is focusing on energy sector reforms to support growth and improve quality of life. Renewable energy ...

Integr8, Vergelegen Wine Estate ready to toast ICT success

05-14-2012 | 11:04:11
Established Cape-based wine estate, Vergelegen, has brought in the technical expertise of its managed ICT service provider partner, the Integr8 Group, ...

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Ranks Airtel Best in Quality of Service

05-14-2012 | 07:06:44
Leading Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria has been ranked the best operator for good quality of service by the Nigerian Communications ...

World Bank Announces Makhtar Diop as its New Vice-President for Afric

05-10-2012 | 14:14:28
Makhtar Diop, a Senegalese national with more than 25 years of development experience, today becomes the new World Bank Vice-President for Africa. ...

GTBank Introduces Mobile Savings Account In Ghana

05-10-2012 | 14:11:50
To further expand its range of convenient banking services, Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited has teamed up with Airtel Ghana Limited to introduce ...

Bank of Ghana draws investors to T-bills

05-10-2012 | 14:10:49
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is luring investors to government paper with higher yields that will raise the opportunity cost of holding dollars and stabilise ...

World Bank Gives Outstanding Public Service Award to Gambian Education Official

05-10-2012 | 14:09:23
The World Bank today presented the 2012 Jit Gill Memorial Award for Outstanding Public Serviceto Baboucarr Bouy, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry ...

Forte Oil Plc Deploys SAP, Set to Improve Operational Efficiency

05-10-2012 | 13:51:25
Nigeria’s leading indigenous Petroleum Products Marketing Company Forte Oil Plc (Formerly African Petroleum Plc) announced the deployment of world Class ...

African Union Commissioner Urges Continent To Implement PIDA At International Forum Of The Africa-Eu Energy Partnership

05-10-2012 | 13:45:08
The African Union Commission has called for the implementation of energy related projects, in particular those related to the Programme for Infrastructure ...

South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Trade Outlook Remains Positive

05-10-2012 | 13:41:57
Trade conditions remained positive in April 2012 despite the decline in the seasonally adjusted Trade Activity Index (TAI). The seasonally adjusted ...

Ngamia-1 well in Kenya Rift Basin discovers further oil

05-10-2012 | 13:38:29
Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Ngamia-1 exploration well onshore Kenya in Block 10BB has now been drilled to an intermediate depth of 1,515 ...

Ethiopia, Nigeria get financial boost for clean energy from the Climate Investment Funds

05-10-2012 | 13:34:53
Ethiopia’s efforts to increase energy efficiency and diversify its hydro-dependent energy mix through renewable energy got a USD 50 million boost from ...

Rural Enterprises Project II in Ghana - Transforming the lives of the rural poor

05-10-2012 | 13:31:22
The Rural Enterprise Project (REP) aims at alleviating poverty, slowing rural-urban drift, contributing to the creation of sustainable jobs. The project ...

AfDB launches the Oxford Companion to the Economics of Africa

05-10-2012 | 13:28:01
The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched the Oxford Companion to the Economics of Africa at a high level seminar on “Avoiding the Fragility Trap ...

Mobile Weather Service Improves Safety of Fishermen In Uganda

05-10-2012 | 13:24:42
The Uganda Department of Meteorology (UDoM), World Meteorological Organization (WMO), MTN, Ericsson, National Lake Rescue Institute (NLRI) and the ...

IFC and The MasterCard Foundation Launch Partnership to Improve Financial Services for Millions in Africa

05-08-2012 | 16:09:48
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and The MasterCard Foundation today launched a partnership to increase access to financial services for an estimated ...

Philips drives growth in Africa by introducing relevant healthcare and lighting solutions

05-08-2012 | 15:37:39
- The third consecutive Cairo to Cape Town road show focuses on mother and child care and energy efficient lighting Royal Philips Electronics announces ...

Newmont holds third Africa Supplier Summit

04-26-2012 | 06:24:45
Aimed at sharing strategic goals and also building effective supplier relationship, Newmont Ghana, a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, has held ...

Time to tell Africa’s story better -- investors

04-26-2012 | 06:20:52
Africa has great prospect to attract equity investors to promote development and economic growth, discussants at the 9th African Venture Capital Association ...

APO, AfDB partner to promote AfDB annual meetings

04-26-2012 | 06:03:14
The African Press Organisation (APO) yesterday, 19 April 2012, announced a new contract with the African Development Bank (AfDB) under which APO ...