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Sasol Nitro announces process to divest of five fertiliser blending plants

09-07-2010 | 15:56:56
In July 2010 Sasol Nitro, a division of Sasol Chemical Industries Limited, undertook, as part of an agreement with the Competition Commission, to divest ...

Greening Water Law

09-07-2010 | 15:54:51
  Governments and law-makers need to integrate environmental concerns into water-use legislation to avert an impending global water crisis, according ...

Rwanda / IOM Set to Support Reintegration Opportunities for Rwandan Refugee Returnees

09-07-2010 | 15:53:04
IOM and the Rwandan Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) has just launched the ”Enhancement of socioeconomic reintegration ...

Policy makers, agriculturalists, negotiators and partners join hands in the African Conference on Agriculture, food Security and Climate Change to consider an African Position

09-07-2010 | 15:49:58
Close to 1000 agricultural and climate change experts from African countries, policymakers, Ministers and representatives from the African Union Commission ...

Insurers call for more action to adapt developing world to climate change

09-06-2010 | 17:49:39
  Four initiatives representing more than 1000 leading international insurance companies are today calling on governments worldwide to harness risk ...

AfDB Attends the African Green Revolution Forum

09-06-2010 | 17:45:48
The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) was officially opened on Thursday, 2 September 2010 in Accra, Ghana. The three-day forum, which is being held ...

Parliamentarians Back Call To Action For Green Revolution

09-06-2010 | 17:36:30
    A group of senior African parliamentarians has supported former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s call to action at the African Green Revolution ...

Wind power / powering community development

09-03-2010 | 15:32:44
Residents of the Tsitsikamma community of Wittekleibosch in the Eastern Cape are today celebrating social investments from diversified resources group ...

KCB Launches Online Payment Solution

09-03-2010 | 15:27:28
KCB Bank has today announced the launch of an online payment solution targeting the tourism sector in East Africa. This Product was launched at the ongoing ...

Peter Sarstedt to sing for conservation

09-03-2010 | 15:22:43
Peter Sarstedt, the famous musician and supporter of conservation and the planet will be visiting South Africa during the month of September as a guest ...

EABL Posts Impressive 12.5 Billion In Pre Tax Profits

09-03-2010 | 15:17:23
  East African Breweries Limited (EABL) today announced its pre tax profits for the financial year ended 30th June 2010 of KShs 12.5 billion, a 10 percent ...

PLANS TO PRODUCE 10000 BUSES PER MONTH – DR. MARCEL OKECHUKWU EZENWOYE, CHAIRMAN/CEO, ZHOPE AUTOMOBILE LTD

09-01-2010 | 15:41:01
Zhope Automobile, a wholly owned Nigerian enterprise, is set to establish an assembly plant in the country valued at N9 billion. This was disclosed by ...

Building safe and sanitary homes in Egypt’s poorest villages

09-01-2010 | 15:38:09
In continuation of its tradition of honoring the spirit of Ramadan by showing solidarity with the less fortunate sectors of the community, the Egyptian ...

Nedbank helps puts small businesses on the road to success

09-01-2010 | 15:33:42
Entrepreneurship in South Africa is about to get a boost thanks to the collaborative efforts of Nedbank Small Business Services and etv. ‘Fix My Biz’ ...

Boosting Basic Education in Lesotho: US$20 Million Grant Awarded by Education for All Fast Track Initiative (FTI)

09-01-2010 | 15:28:22
A US$20million grant agreement for improving the quality of educational infrastructure and basic education in Lesotho was signed on August 25, signaling ...

Tanzania - Backbone Transmission Investment Project

08-27-2010 | 14:18:17
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project: IDA Credit: US$150 million Terms: Maturity = 40 years; Grace = 10 ...

MTN registers over 1,8 million petitions in support of 1GOAL: Education for All campaign

08-27-2010 | 14:13:48
MTN has registered over 1,8 million SMS petitions for 1GOAL: Education for All campaign after its subscribers across its footprint in Africa and the ...

Ethiopian Airlines and the Boeing 777-200LR - A Winning Combination

08-27-2010 | 14:11:59
With the delivery of its first 777-200LR in November 2010, Ethiopian will be the first airline in Africa to operate the world’s most technologically ...

IMF Completes Sixth Review Under the Central African Republic’s ECF Arrangement and Approves US$13.1 Million Disbursement

08-27-2010 | 14:09:00
  The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved today the sixth review of the Central African Republic (C.A.R.)’s performance ...

Air Nigeria takes delivery of 7th aircraft …three more to join fleet soon.

08-27-2010 | 14:04:53
Air Nigeria has taken delivery of another Boeing 737-300 aircraft to further consolidate and expand its dominance on the regional and domestic routes. ...