Benin is a country on the rise led by a newly appointed businessman-come President, H.E. Patrice Talon. The President recently launched a five-year program that is aligned to Benin’s Vision 2030 that places Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) at the core.
Aggreko has won a bid to supply 100 MW of ADDGAS-generated power to Benin. The one year contract will support the country's national grid with energy generated from ADDGAS – an add-on technology, which substitutes a significant portion of diesel fuel with natural gas.
The Board of the World Bank Group has approved a US$50 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to help Benin develop its tourism sector, the country’s second largest source of foreign exchange earnings and third largest employer.
Over 500 students from about 10 different secondary schools in Benin City turned out on Thursday, March 17, 2016 to listen to the Group Managing Director and CEO of UBA Plc, Phillips Oduoza talk to them on “How can you make your money grow” as part of the celebrations of this year’s financial literacy day.
The Nigerian Ambassador to Benin Republic, Lawrence Obisakin, during the donation, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari's efforts at asserting Nigeria's leadership in Africa.
Minerva Bunkers, a global supplier and trader of marine fuels, confirmed the launch of a physical fuel supply operation in West Africa, which covers the offshore waters of the Guinea Gulf countries: Ivory Coast, Ghana,Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.
Having launched its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) broadband technology service in Ibadan, Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, Smile Communications has further launched the service in Benin City, Edo State.
Vodafone and Globacom Limited today jointly announced a new, non-equity partnership agreement that covers Nigeria and the Republic of Benin.
On the occasion of Discop, Africa’s premier event for the media and advertising industry, Beninese private news channel Golfe TV AFRICA announces it has chosen Eutelsat Communications to support its transition to high definition broadcasting.
Sub-Saharan African economies continue to implement reforms to improve on the business climate for domestic entrepreneurs, with members of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) being particularly active during the past year.
Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest carrier has announced the resumption of flight services to Benin Airport effective Sunday, September 6, 2015. This is as a result of the re-opening of the airport by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
Akon Lighting Africa concluded its African road show last night in Benin. The three co-founders, Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily inspected the new street lamps installed in the district of Pahou, near to the capital Cotonou with Prime Minister, Mr. Lionel Zinsou.
MTN rounded off its annual 21 Days of Y’ello Care employee volunteer programme this past weekend, which saw employees from Afghanistan to South Africa, give back to their communities, under the theme of “Investing in Education for All”.
Residents of Benin can now access more efficient and effective Glo customer care service with the recent opening of Gloworld at the Kada Entertainment Centre, Sapele Road, Benin City.
[Africa - Aviation] ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines,to inaugurate new route Brazzaville-Dakar via Bamako on Sunday, 22 March 2015
Within the scope of expanding its network, Sunday, 22 March 2015 will see ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines,the national airline of the Republic of the Congo, inaugurate its new Brazzaville-Dakar via Bamako route.
For the third consecutive year, the West African Development Bank (BOAD) in its capacity as Arranger, is raising funds to support the cotton season in Benin. The Agreement relating thereto was signed by and between Mr. Christian Adovelande, President of BOAD and the Managing Director of the Office national de soutien des revenus agricoles (National office for farm income support) (Borrower) and the Managers of local banks involved in the transaction.
The Etisalat Group today announced that it has completed the sale of its French-speaking West African Operations to Maroc Telecom. The announcement comes as part of the acquisition of a 53-percent shareholding in Maroc Telecom that took place in May 2014.
Online money transfer service WorldRemit and telecoms operator MTN have signed a global partnership that will enable WorldRemit customers to send remittances instantly to MTN’s Mobile Money customers.
MTN Benin, has partnered with Ericsson under their Ecology Management Program, to launch the first electrical and electronic equipment waste (e-waste) collection and awareness drive in Benin.
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, is resuming flight services to Cotonou, Benin Republic and Douala, Cameroon from Monday, January 19, 2015.
MTN Group today announced the launch of a mobile money cross-border remittance service between Ivory Coast and Benin, to further enable the cheaper and easy movement of money in the West Africa region.
On the occasion of AfricaCom 2014, Eutelsat Communications and Isocel Telecom, one of Benin’s leading Internet Service Providers, announced the conclusion of a multi-year lease for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 3B satellite to support the country’s tax collection system.
AfDB’s line of credit will finance SMEs in various sectors in Benin. Through the credit, Finadev SA Benin will scale up its services and finance SMEs ...