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

11-08-2011 | 08:04:36
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 | 07:46:41
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 | 07:12:04
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 | 06:51:50
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 | 06:47:41
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 | 06:23:13
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 | 10:47:09
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 | 10:25:32
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 | 10:21:37
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 | 10:17:54
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 | 10:13:14
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 ...

Diamond Bank to add 80 branches in Nigeria by 2012

11-03-2011 | 09:43:56
Nigeria's Diamond Bank plans to grow its business network in Africa’s most populous nation to 300 branches from 220 by the end of next year as it ...

Nestle extends CSR to budding soccer stars

11-03-2011 | 09:41:19
About 2000 Nigerian youths benefited from Nestle’s Milo Football Clinic, held in Lagos at the weekend. This, the company said, was part of its Corporate ...

UBA unveils Ruby premium account for women

11-03-2011 | 09:27:48
To cater for the special needs of the womenfolk, United Bank for Africa Plc has unveiled a gender specific personal current account product, specially ...

Africa Business Confidence Index shows both growth and contraction

11-02-2011 | 14:21:55
Manufacturing index 49.7, indicating contraction; non-manufacturing index 56.9, indicating expansionThe Africa Business Confidence Index (ABCI) for October ...

Glo launches Ghana operations November 17

11-02-2011 | 14:12:03
Glo Mobile Ghana will officially launch its operations in the country on November 17, 2011.It promises to provide an extensive 3G coverage, “a comprehensive ...

“The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”

11-02-2011 | 09:19:21
Blogger. E.K.Bensah Jr in Accra, Ghana. As West African leaders got together for a series of important meetings last week at ECOWAS headquarters in ...

Volatile Commodity Prices Detrimental to Developing Economies

11-02-2011 | 09:17:56
Commodity price volatility has detrimental effect on the public finances of developing countries, according to research conducted by two lecturers ...

GIZ provides training to AfDB staff on environmental fiscal reform

11-02-2011 | 09:12:54
In a continuous effort to explore creative financing options to develop Africa’s green economy, African Development Bank (AfDB) staff members attended ...

AfDB presents Africa Carbon Facility at inaugural CCDA-I

11-02-2011 | 09:04:48
Between 17 and19 October 2011, the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev Africa) Programme—a joint initiative of the African Development ...