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Road authorities and project owners are dedicating their largest budgets to date to address the poor state of their key infrastructure which continues to hamper the speed and confidence of Africa’s ongoing development efforts.
Government authorities and developers are investing billions of dollars in dozens of airport expansion and rehabilitation works across Africa.
Oracle and Kenya Commercial Bank Identify Developers as Integral for Driving Cloud Adoption in Africa
In an effort to grow the adoption of cloud services efficiently across Africa, Oracle, together with KCB, will hold a developers day targeting the firm's ecosystem of customers, partners, independent software vendors, user groups and innovation hubs between October 4th and 7th at the KCB Leadership Centre in Nairobi.
Blue Rock Village, Africa’s first green village, developed by Swisatec an architecture and project management firm in Cape Town is proud to announce its support for the World Green Building Week hosted by the World Green Building Council in conjunction with the Green Building Council South Africa.
We wanted to invite you to join the complimentary webinar: ‘Is improving land rights the key to smallholder development? And, if so, how can companies help?’ hosted by Innovation Forum.
AfricaCom 2016 | 14-18 November Cape Town | Economic Development And Social Empowerment Through Digital Connectivity
AfricaCom 2016 | 14-18 November Cape Town | Economic Development And Social Empowerment Through Digital Connectivity
As you may be aware, Egypt’s housing and residential sector has been experiencing exceptional growth over the last 5 years. We have been in discussions with a number of the major developers in Egypt and they are very bullish about the future.
Annual Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit: Egypt port authorities and Ministry of Transport meet to discuss upcoming projects
Developing business with government can be difficult. Getting hold of accurate information and getting the right meetings can therefore be a challenge when doing business in Egypt.
Africa Business Communities sits with Naomi Njoroge, the Managing Director of Aidem Business Solutions (ABS), a marketing, event management and organization company. Read all about ABS’s unique focus, what keeps it on it toes and of course, its challenges; not forgetting the impact of modern technology in organizing conferences.
The call centre industry throughout Africa is growing faster than in any other region of the world.
On the 17th of May 2016 a high-profile public-private delegation from Morocco will visit the Netherlands and attend the Morocco Business Event 2016.
Aidem Business Solution to Host Workshop on Human Capital Development Ahead of the 6th African Banking and Finance Conference
CapPlus, a USA leading international organization that provides financial institutions in emerging markets with strategic and operational capacity building, peer learning and training, will be conducting an intensive 4 ½-hour workshop on Human Capital Development for banking and financial sector.
Africa Business Communities is coming to both Ethiopia and Kenya. This might be an excellent opportunity to meet! We will set up two open, informal meetings for our network members.
UNHabitat .predicts that 700 million people will be added to the cities of Africa in the next 35 years. That means an entire New York city needs to be built – every six months!
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ghana Grains Council together hosted the first-ever Annual Southern Ghana Agribusiness Pre-Harvest Event on March 3, 2016, in Kumasi, Ghana.
Nigeria’s most innovative telecoms operator, Etisalat, has once again highlighted the value of mutually rewarding partnerships with the hosting of an exclusive business conference and gala night for its crème of channel partners
The German-African Energy Forum by Afrika-Verein offers a platform for companies, stakeholders from politics and science from the energy sector for ten years now.
WTM Africa, Africa’s leading B2B inbound and outbound travel event, were the first in the travel and tourism industry to benefit from Fair Trade Tourism’s new initiative to train stakeholders to raise awareness on how the industry can play its part in protecting children
Nucleus Software, the leading provider of lending and transaction banking solutions to the global financial services industry, today announced its participation in the 7th Annual Retail Banking Africa 2015 event scheduled on 9th and 10th September 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Africa is set to develop the world's fastest growing Travel & Tourism market over the next 10 years, alongside Asia-Pacific, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
The summit of leaders from China and African countries will be held in early December in South Africa, Chinese and South African foreign ministers announced Friday in Beijing.
AUC to partner Africa Investor on Women's Empowerment Leaders' Roundtable at UN General Assembly in New York
Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that, in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC),
UMB, in collaboration with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Ghana organized a seminar for the Chinese business community in Ghana.
The South Africa Communications Forum (SACF) said that nominations for the country's ICT Achievers Awards are now open.
Pan-African Financial Services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc was on Saturday, August 8, 2015 honoured with an award as Nigeria’s biggest lender to agriculture.
Red Media Africa holds summit
WIRED, a subsidiary of Explainer DC, Ghana's most prestigious digital agency, is excited to be participating in this year’s ChalewoteArts Festival on the 22ND and 23RD of August.
In honour of Women’s Day and due to the demand of seats between Johannesburg and Cape Town, Skywise has increased frequency with one more return flight.
Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce that it is displaying its latest technologies for surveying land and sea at the Geomatics Indaba 2015 conference on August 11 to 13 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would partner and design a practical way to support successful public-private interactions.
Tanzania’s leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider (Huawei) has today been conferred with the outstanding ICT leadership and contribution award during a 2 day summit dubbed (C2C) connect to connect.
KYOCERA Document Solutions South Africa has signed up as the official sponsor of the One Wingz Golf Day for 2015, a charity golfing event hosted by Hot 91.9FM and internet radio station, Ballz Visual Radio
[Angola] The German African Business Association is hosting the business forum in the most expensive capital of the world
The German African Business Association is hosting on 21 and 22 July the 6th German-Angolan economic forum in Luanda. Brigitte Zypries, the Parliamentary State Secretary will start off the forum.
The German-African Business Association appreciates the conclusions during the conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa
The chairman of the German-African Business Association, Stefan Liebing says: “The global community realizes the meaning of the international trade for sustainable development.
Kenya to host Tokyo International Conference on African Development summit next year as Gambia bows out
Kenya was given the honour to host the summit when the President of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh withdrew his country’s offer to host the summit in favour of Kenya following lobbying by a Kenyan delegation led by Deputy President William Ruto in the Gambian capital Banjul.
MMV has won the Open Data Innovation Award, one of Five Open Data Awards presented by Tim Berners-Lee's Open Data Institute (ODI) and hosted at Bloomberg London
During the conference on financing for development in Addis Abeba, the German African Business Association demands for an economic and political basic alignment of the development cooperation and funding. “Public money is not everything! Development funding should not only be about large publicity.
Harriet Group in collaboration with the Social and Economic Research Foundation (SERF) will host the 1st ever East African Counter Terrorism (EACT) Conference and Expo at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Nairobi on the 16th and 17th July.
Turning Uganda’s growth into prosperity at the 5th annual Ugandan investment Forum – 12th September 2015
The Ugandan Convention UK (UCU), has become one of the year’s largest Ugandan focused investor events in London. The summit in partnership with Uganda Investment Authority has high level support from the Ugandan government and business leaders, the UK government and the Diaspora business community.
ASSOCHAM strengthens AFRICA focus with 9 regional offices & signs new MOU with TPSF-Tanzania Private Sector Foundation
ASSOCHAM co-organized “India-Tanzania Trade & Investment Forum” on 18th June, 2015 at New Delhi, in honour of the visit of H.E. Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, The President of United Republic of Tanzania.
Five heads of state have already confirmed their participation in the 2015 Global African Investment Summit.
[Standard Bank] Africa Investors Conference brings together investors and corporates to discuss Africa investment opportunities
The Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Daniel Mminele, is one of the delegates attending the Africa Investors Conference, which starts in London today.
Oando PLC Group Chief Executive named ‘Africa Executive of the Year' at Oil Council 2015 Africa Assembly
Oando PLC Group Chief Executive Officer, Wale Tinubu, received the Africa Executive of the Year award at the 3rd edition of the Oil & Gas Council’s 2015 Africa Assembly Award dinner, which was held at the InterContinental Le Grand, Paris, yesterday.
The African Development Bank, in collaboration with UK-based One World Media, has just awarded the first 'Women's Rights in Africa' Media Award.
Representatives from nine southern and central African countries are gathered in Lusaka for a two-day seminar, on 17 and 18 June; its aim is to promote adherence to the Convention on Cluster Munitions
IFAD, a United Nations agency, today recognised WorldRemit’s role in shaking up the global money transfer industry.
Access Infra Africa has announced Quaint Solar Energy from Nigeria and Flatbush Solar from Cameroon as the winners of the inaugural Access Co-Development Fund, a US$ 5 million competition launched in April 2015 to bridge the gap between early-stage African renewable energy projects and the expertise and funding they require to become operational.
ecosur afrique, the leading carbon finance group in Africa, Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), an impact investment fund dedicated to small and medium size enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa and Volta cars Rental Services (VRS), a car leasing company operating in West Africa, today announced the first ever carbon credits transaction involving a Seller and a Buyer from West Africa.
HR Focus Magazine, the first and only Human Resource magazine, published by L’AINE Services Limited, has launched the HR Conference and Excellence Awards in Accra.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand is sponsoring and participating in the HR Leaders Africa 2015 Conference.
Bharti Airtel Africa,has today announced it will sponsor the 2015 International Telecommunication Union Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR).
Absa has been recognised as the ‘Best SME Bank’ in South Africa by Capital Finance International (CFI) for providing a wide range of prudently designed financial solutions to start-ups and established businesses.
An event dedicated to business tourism will bring together operators and the public on Tuesday in the Mozambican capital to assess “the qualities and capabilities” of the sector in Mozambique
Luanda will host a Singapore/Angola business forum on Tuesday as part of the effort to boost cooperation between the two countries.
Nestlé Congo has held the second edition of its annual Nutrition Conference under the theme “Micronutrient deficiencies, an unknown reality in the Democratic Republic of Congo” to raise awareness and chat on ways of combatting micronutrient deficiencies in the DRC.
Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. have launched in Komenda in the Central Region, Read It! Write It! Say It!, a literacy promotion program for children of public schools
Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading communication solutions provider, proudly announces its support for the upcoming inaugural Routes Middle East & Africa, taking place at the Gulf Hotel, Bahrain from May 31 to June 2
A total of 20 million visitors are expected to attend from across the world, with Alitalia and Etihad Airways’ pavilion.
As an emerging business hub, Africa faces unique challenges in attaining growth in bankable ideas, human resource development and a sense of obligation.
OCP Group is planning its third International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry (Symphos) from the 18th to 20th of May 2015 in Marrakesh, with the theme "Innovation to serve sustainable agriculture".
The first East African Manufacturing Business Summit will be held 1 and 2 September 2015 at the Speke Resort in Kampala, Uganda.
Emirates Expands Marketing Agreements with the Tourism Boards of South Africa, Seychelles and Mauritius On the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market 2015
Emirates, a global connector of people and places, renewed its individual global marketing agreements with the Tourism Boards of South Africa, Seychelles and Mauritius.
UESARIO attends Afrika Kontakt partners’ seminar in South Africa
International Data Corporation (IDC) today formally announced the latest installment of its groundbreaking West Africa CIO Summit, confirming that the event will take place on May 13–14 at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos.
Standard Chartered would on April 30 host its 2015 Africa summit in Accra on the theme: “The last frontier; is Africa ready for transformation?”.
Mrs Kate Quartey-Papafio, Chief Executive of Officer (CEO) of Reroy Cables Limited, has been awarded by the Ghana Entrepreneurs Foundation, and inducted into entrepreneur hall of fame, for her outstanding and innovative performance.
As preparations for the 2015 edition of the West Africa Telecom Summit & Expo set to hold on 21st May at the prestigious Movenpick Hotel gears up, Key ICT players, Aviat Networks and MainOne have given their unflinching support to the summit.
Ecobank Nigeria has been named the Best Corporate Bank Nigeria 2015 by a London based Global Banking and Finance Review Online/Magazine, a reputable banking and finance performance review platform.
ADSoftware, the Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) IT specialists have today announced their participation in the most prestigious aerospace trade fair, the 51st Paris Air Show, which will take place at the Le Bourget exhibition centre from 15 to 21 June 2015
High honours were given to African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka on Thursday, April 16 in Washington for his work to end extreme poverty on the continent during his 10-year career as head of the Bank.
KAYMU has been nominated as one of eight Africa Internet Group (AIG) companies at the Africa CEO Forum Awards, in recognition of firms that have ambitious objectives and contribute to growth in Africa.
Mr Joseph Bart-Plange has won the Made In Ghana Logo contest organised by the Ministry of Trade and Industry; which would serve as the brand for products of local industries.
What do an environmentally-friendly minicab, a water distillation system and a fire alert detector have in common? They all represent outstanding innovation talent across Africa, applied for the celebrated Innovation Prize for Africa award
Junior Chamber International (JCI) is a nonprofit organization of young active citizens between the ages of 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating positive change in their communities.
Governor's meeting is timely - ahead of the Spring Meetings and offers an ideal opportunity to take the Africa position to the Bretton Woods institutions.
The World Economic Forum and Dangote Foundation have collaborated to boost capacity-building and economic growth across Africa.
The African Development Bank's Transition Support Department (ORTS) hosted jointly with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) the launching of the 2015 edition of the OECD report States of Fragility 2015.
African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders convene at 8th Africa investor Infrastructure Summit
Africa investor (Ai), today announced that African pension and sovereign wealth fund leaders are confirmed to discuss co-investment opportunities
MTN Business, in association with Intel and The Innovation Hub, are looking for the hottest development teams in South Africa – people with vision and innovation in their minds and in their code.
African Ministers of Energy from Ghana and Zambia are amongst the attendees at the Norway – Africa Energy Summit organized by Norfund and the Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA).
Ministers from governments across Africa will gather at this year's Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) on April 13-15 in Marrakesh, Morocco, to step up momentum towards a new, universal climate change agreement in 2015.
All Amber, have announced that they have secured a wide-ranging selection of international and local partners for the 5th edition of Mobile West Africa.
Oxford Africa Conference 2015. A Continent on the Move: People, Politics and Business across Borders
The Oxford union and Said Business School, University of Oxford, will host the 6th annual Oxford Africa Conference on the 22ND and 23rd of May 2015.
The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum (TIF 2015)": "Invest in TUNISIA, Join the Growing Success" will be held on 11th -12th June 2015 in Tunis - El Mouradi Hotel - Gammarth.
Africa: The OCP Group planning its third "International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry"
The OCP Group is planning its third "International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry" (Symphos) from the 18th to 20th of May 2015 in Marrakesh.
Orange launches the 4th edition of the music contest in Africa, on StarAfrica.com, in partnership with Deezer, Believe Digital, Zimbalam, Africa n°1 and Soonvibes
In order to promote new African music talents, StarAfrica.com - Orange’s entertainment portal in Africa is launching the fourth edition of the StarAfrica Sounds music contest
The upcoming Dubai Diamond Conference, which will take place in the Almas Tower on April 21-22, 2015, will highlight Africa in its panel discussions.
The intensive two days 5th Annual Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference is again scheduled to be held in Nairobi Kenya on 23rd -24th June 2015.
A summit would be convened "soon" to discuss solutions to the current electricity challenges facing the country, according to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union Commission will host the second Caucus of African Central Bank Governors, in Addis Ababa
Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ghana, a non-profit organization, is to host its 2015 Africa and Middle East Conference in Accra to collaborate and exchange ideas on how to impact on their communities.
Against a backdrop of intense negotiations leading up to the MDGs, and within the greater context of Agenda 2063, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) will hold one of its most important Conference of Ministers at the end of March.
As part of the fifth anniversary celebration of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana, the foundation is organizing Ghana International Business Network (GIBN) breakfast meeting for Ghanaian top entrepreneurs to interact, network and to do business with foreign investors and Diplomatic Corps in Ghana.
President Hifikepunye Pohamba has been named as the winner of the 2014 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. During President Pohamba’s tenure, according to the Foundation, Namibia has shown improvement in 10 out of 14 sub-categories of the IIAG, thus merits the award. Founder of the MIF Prize, addressing the press, says he believes that such an prestigious prize, makes a difference in governance as well as African leadership excellence.
On 29 March 2015, the Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union Commission will hold the second Caucus of African Central Bank Governors, in Addis Ababa, on the margins of the eighth Joint Annual Meetings of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration and the Economic Commission for Africa Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
Telecom operators, smartphone companies, ICT service -companies and other allied companies will showcase and demonstrate their products and services in a grand exhibition at this year's West Africa Telecom Summit and Expo (WATSE 2015). The event to be held on May 21 and 22 will bring together stakeholders interested in pushing the boundaries of the ever-changing telecom market in the West Africa sub-region.
Following the announcement of the collaboration between Bloomberg and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in December, Bloomberg and the AfDB through the African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI) have launched the AFMISM Bloomberg® African Bond Index (ABABI), a new family of African bond indices. Calculated by Bloomberg Indexes, this composite index is comprised of the Bloomberg South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Kenya local currency sovereign indices.
AFRICA24 MEDIA, the Pan African, international quality, multi-platform content provider, joins MoSound, East Africa's premiere events company, to debut our new awards program that will honor the best quality, most innovative content, and rising platforms that are changing the face of Africa.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of Egypt, has announced plans to hold a one-day business forum in Cairo on 24 February 2015 aimed at promoting improved trade between Egypt and the rest of Africa.