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Vodacom excels in Best Employer Survey

08-25-2011 | 15:31:34
Vodacom is proud to have won second place in the Best Employer for Large-Sized companies (over 4000) in South Africa for 2011/12 at the Corporate Research ...

Shortlist Announced for the African Banker Awards

08-25-2011 | 15:26:51
The African Banker Awards released its shortlist of nominees for the 2011 competition.  The winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony on the 23rd ...

Vodacom Achieves Cisco Gold Certification in South Africa

08-25-2011 | 15:24:26
Vodacom announced today it has achieved Cisco® Gold Certification.  To earn Gold Certification, Vodacom was required to meet rigorous standards set forth ...

Africa Energy Indaba 2O12 Signs CNN International Media Partner

08-25-2011 | 15:20:27
The annual Africa Energy Indaba is pleased to announce that CNN International has once again signed on as its official International Broadcast Media ...

Microsoft rated as SA’s Best Employer by CRF Institute

08-25-2011 | 15:14:02
The ranking, released today in Johannesburg, is a unique international HR policy and practice benchmarking project conducted by the CRF Institute South ...

Watermark Learning Launches Training Programs in South Africa

08-25-2011 | 15:11:03
Watermark Learning, a leading worldwide provider of Business Analysis, Project Management, and Business Process Management training, launched courses ...

Nigeria's Finance Minister named World’s 87th Most Powerful Woman

08-25-2011 | 15:06:45
Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is the 87th most powerful woman in the world, according to Forbes magazine’s list of 1000 most powerful ...

Mogale City account extends Standard Bank Group's share of municipal banking

08-24-2011 | 16:27:47
Standard Bank Group has won the contract to bank yet another of South Africa's municipalities. It is Mogale City, which is one of the largest in Gauteng ...

Nigerian Operators to Meet to Adapt Strategies that Capitalise on Boom

08-24-2011 | 16:26:30
Nigeria is one of Africa’s largest and more dynamic telecoms markets, thanks to a legacy of healthy competition, a unified licensing regime and high ...

Information poverty; A few things to point out

08-24-2011 | 16:20:40
A Knowledge society creates, shares and uses knowledge for the prosperity and wellbeing of its people.  The question arises how relevant the Internet ...

Augere Brings Broadband to Heart of Africa With Rwandan Expansion

08-23-2011 | 12:47:06
In the news release, “Augere Brings Broadband to Heart of Africa With Rwandan Expansion” issued on 23 Aug 2011 05:00 GMT, by Augere over PR Newswire, ...

OILPRO Launches Procurement Services In Nigeria

08-23-2011 | 12:40:29
OILPRO Nigeria is a company that specialises in procurement of oilfield equipment for the upstream oil and gas industry in Nigeria in particular and ...

Savanna East Africa, Inc. Announces Controlling Acquisition of Condom Manufacturer in Nairobi, Kenya

08-23-2011 | 12:39:18
Savanna East Africa, Inc.  today announced the acquisition of fifty-one (501) percent of a condom manufacturing company headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. ...

Some of the Best and Worst “Doing Business” Environments in Africa

08-23-2011 | 12:35:36
By Hartmut Sieper, columnist.   It is amazing how fast some African countries have reformed over the last couple of years. On the other hand, many countries ...

Development bank FMO shows strong semi-annual results

08-23-2011 | 12:34:24
FMO, one of the largest bilateral private sector development banks worldwide, made a profit of EUR 69 million in the first half of 2011, an increase ...

Thomson Reuters Addresses the Operational Needs of Financial Services Firms in South Africa

08-23-2011 | 12:30:57
Thomson Reuters today announced an agreement with Sanlam Private Investments, the private client business within the Sanlam Group, one of sub-Saharan ...

CAL Bank winners of Best Bank Trade Finance and Best Bank Long Term Loans

08-23-2011 | 12:29:31
At the 10th edition of the Ghana Banking Awards, Ghana’s leading independent bank came up tops in a number of categories. The bank’s operations in the ...

Starcomms Partners Chinese Firm for Affordable Handsets

08-23-2011 | 12:13:24
Starcomms Plc, Nigeria’s leading telecommunication operator is partnering with China Telecoms, a leading cell phone manufacturer to provide affordable ...

Afri-Tech announces Technology & Digital Summit

08-23-2011 | 12:10:48
The Washington-based technology company says it is heading to South Africa as it seeks to inject the uptake of technology in Africa. According to ...

CA Southern Africa offers new Cloud solutions

08-23-2011 | 12:06:34
CA Technologies is helping simplify “cloud choice” with new and updated products and solutions for enterprises and service providers. “We are now offering ...