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Durban’s integrated station leads the way

09-28-2010 | 14:50:50
Durban’s Bridge City Station, a new railway station being built under the R5bn Bridge City shopping, commercial and residential development situated ...

Riversdale- Zambeze Coal Project in Mozambique to produce hard coking coal

09-28-2010 | 14:48:06
Riversdale Mining Limited (ASX: RIV) announces results from the first coke tests for the Zambeze Coal Project (EPL 946L) in Mozambique. • CSR results ...

Developing Countries Come to the Global Economy’s Rescue

09-27-2010 | 14:12:59
While the rich world puts its house in order, developing countries are becoming a new engine of global growth and a pulling force for advanced economies, ...

ECA to train experts on how to achieve macroeconomic policy convergence in East and North Africa

09-27-2010 | 14:11:38
ECA to train experts on how to achieve macroeconomic policy convergence in East and North Africa About 40 experts from various ministries of finance and ...

IFC Estimates it can Help Mobilize an Initial $1000 million in Kenya’s Sustainable Energy Market

09-27-2010 | 14:09:39
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, said today it can help mobilize an estimated $1000 million for sustainable energy projects in Kenya over the next ...

SAFARICOM UNVEILS SH150 MILLION SUBSCRIBER BONANZA

09-27-2010 | 14:08:12
Kenya’s leading telecoms operator Safaricom has today launched a massive promotion for all its subscribers that will see them bag prizes worth Sh150 ...

Fidelity is Nigeria's Most Socially Responsible Bank

09-27-2010 | 14:04:35
Fidelity Bank Plc has been declared the Most Socially Responsible Bank in Nigeria. The bank clinched the enviable position ahead of rivals at the 4th ...

Nestlé backs Millennium Villages Project with USD 400,000 boost

09-23-2010 | 13:13:35
Nestlé pledges USD 400,000 (over CHF 397,000) to support food and nutrition initiatives as part of the Millennium Villages Project. The two-year funding ...

AfDB and Sudan Sign USD 1 Million Emergency Relief Grant Agreement

09-23-2010 | 13:11:43
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Sudan on Wednesday, 22 September 2010 in Khartoum, signed a USD 1-million emergency relief assistance grant agreement ...

United Nations lauds MTN for its contribution in the fight against malaria

09-23-2010 | 13:09:59
The United Nations has lauded MTN for the role it has played in the fight against malaria in Africa by being one of the first African private sector ...

MEA, Brussels Airlines ink deal on flights to Africa

09-23-2010 | 13:08:36
Middle East Airlines (MEA) continued its drive to reach out to the large Lebanese expatriate community in Africa after reaching an agreement with Brussels ...

TOYOTA GHANA TOPS THEM ALL – GHANA CLUB 1000 AWARDS

09-23-2010 | 13:07:06
Toyota Ghana came up tops as the most outstanding company among the best performing 1000 companies in Ghana at the just ended Ghana Club 1000 (GC 1000) ...

Growth for African businesses means overcoming infrastructure challenges – and focusing on sustainability issues

09-23-2010 | 13:05:38
The prospects for growth in Africa are enormous and confidence is generally high, reveals a recent PwC Global CEO survey, with African CEOs feeling far ...

IFC Invests in Advans Ghana to Support Smaller Businesses in Ghana: Loan is IFC’s First Local Currency Funding in Ghana.

09-23-2010 | 13:03:42
  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced it will invest in Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited to help the microfinance institution ...

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Sierra Leone

09-23-2010 | 13:00:16
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Sierra Leone during September 8-21, 2010 to conduct discussions for the 2010 Article IV consultation ...

Equity Bank wins best perfoming Investor Award

09-22-2010 | 14:00:01
Equity Bank has been named the best performing Africa Investor 40 Company in this year’s African Investor Series Awards held at the New York Stock Exchange. ...

ExxonMobil Expands Support for Technologies That Help Women in Developing Countries

09-22-2010 | 13:58:43
Exxon Mobil Corporation today announced a $1 million commitment at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to invest in the expansion of high impact, sustainable ...

Heineken honoured for its contribution to alleviating poverty

09-22-2010 | 13:57:05
During the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit hosted by the United Nations, Heineken received the 2010 World Business and Development (WBD) Award ...

THE COCA-COLA COMPANY PLEDGES TO EMPOWER 5 MILLION WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS BY 2020

09-22-2010 | 13:55:32
At a plenary session on empowering women at the Clinton Global Initiative, Muhtar Kent, chairman and chief executive officer of The Coca-Cola Company, ...

IFC Supports Higher Education in Namibia with Investment in Trustco Finance Limited

09-22-2010 | 13:53:49
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing an 80 million South African rand ($10.9 million) loan to Namibia’s Trustco Finance Limited to help ...