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What has become of Donor Aid?

11-08-2011 | 11:49:36
By Isaac Twumasi-Quantus in Accra. While the increase in donor aid can be said to be a positive aspect because it can bring much more rapid development ...

India's leading bilateral trade magazine IndoAfricanBusiness Goes LIVE with Content Partnership with African Press Organisation

11-08-2011 | 11:06:43
Indo-African Business magazine, launched eight years ago in partnership with Export-Import Bank, under the focus Africa Programe of the Ministry of Commerce, ...

Nigeria at 51: Time to Re-organise a Dis-organised Society

11-08-2011 | 10:54:32
By Columnist, Adewale T Akande in Spain. This is the time to re-organise a blessed land with a repeatitive leaders of selfish motives. It is undemocratic ...

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$615.9 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Additional Interim Debt Relief for Côte d’Ivoire

11-08-2011 | 10:41:40
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a three-year arrangement for Côte d’Ivoire under the Extended Credit ...

Burundi Climbs in Doing Business Rankings, Launches First Hilton Hotel—IFC’s 1000th Hotel Investment in Africa

11-08-2011 | 10:35:05
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced its one hundredth hotel investment in Africa with a $5.5 million financing package to hotel company, ...

G20 Panel recommends Sokoni technology platform for infrastructure development in Africa

11-08-2011 | 10:28:03
G20 leaders today welcomed the recommendations of the High-Level Panel for Infrastructure Development, endorsing the development of the Sokoni ...

UBA unveils novel premium account for women

11-08-2011 | 10:21:59
To cater for the special needs of women folk, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), has unveiled a gender specific personal current account product, ...

Access Bank, Friends Africa train SMEs on health policies

11-08-2011 | 10:17:10
Access Bank Plc in partnership with Friends for the Global Fund Africa, Friends Africa, has commenced the training of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, ...

Guinness records NGN124bn as turnover

11-08-2011 | 10:12:32
Guinness Nigeria Plc has recorded a turnover of 13 per cent to NGN124bn. Profit after tax for the year was NGN18bn, representing a 31 per cent growth ...

Ericsson says mobile data traffic will grow 10-fold between 2011 and 2016, mainly driven by video

11-08-2011 | 09:04:36
New report from Ericsson says mobile data traffic will grow 10-fold between 2011 and 2016, mainly driven by video. Mobile broadband subscriptions grew ...

Ettienne Myburgh - CastleHill Group - custom made insurance solutions for employee groups and companies in Africa.

11-08-2011 | 08:46:41
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Ettienne Myburgh, CEO of CastleHill Group, on companies investing in their employees in South Africa. Kindly ...

Buziness Africa Gets Transport Award

11-08-2011 | 08:12:04
At the 7th annual awards ceremony that took place in State Kremlin palace accompanied by a grand concert of both Russian and international pop stars, ...

Qualifications register underlines MIE’s expertise in credentials verification

11-08-2011 | 07:51:50
Managed Integrity Evaluation (Pty) Ltd. (MIE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ideco Group and established credentials verification services provider, ...

Q-KON, XipLink connect to boost broadband across Africa’s SME market

11-08-2011 | 07:47:41
Q-KON, an established engineering group and provider of managed network services and turn-key solutions, has entered into a VAR-integrator partnership ...

Factors that could spell the demise of ERP in business ( What decision makers need to take cognizance of )

11-08-2011 | 07:23:13
By Dr James Robertson, PrEng. It is clear that the demise of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), in the way we traditionally understand it, IS a real ...

South Africa's Capitec to issue $110 million in new shares

11-03-2011 | 11:47:09
South African retail lender Capitec Bank said it would raise up to $110 million by issuing new shares to fund its expansion and boost capital ahead of ...

Ophir plans five more Tanzania wells in 2012

11-03-2011 | 11:25:32
Africa-focused oil and gas firm Ophir Energy in its 2012 objectives aims to drill five more exploration wells off the coast of Tanzania, executive deputy ...

Tullow seeks partners for Madagascar licenses

11-03-2011 | 11:21:37
British oil exploration and production firm Tullow Oil Plc is looking for partners for its Mandabe and Berenty exploration licences onshore in Madagascar, ...

Sasol and Origin Energy join hands in Botswana coal gas venture

11-03-2011 | 11:17:54
A new joint venture between Sasol Petroleum International and one of Australia's largest energy firms, Origin Energy Limited, could potentially ...

Kenya Airways' profit jumps 38%

11-03-2011 | 11:13:14
Kenya Airways has said its pretax profit rose by 37.7 percent in its first-half ended September to 2.83 billion shillings ($29 million), thanks to increased ...