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PetroSA and Cairn India Sign Agreement for Block 1 in South Africa

08-17-2012 | 11:12:18
PetroSA and Cairn India Group have signed a farm-in agreement for exploring for crude oil and natural gas in the offshore Block 1 in the Orange Basin on ...

UBA Appoints Mrs. Rose Okwechime and Mrs. Owanari Duke as Directors to UBA Group Board

08-16-2012 | 13:40:01
United Bank for Africa Plc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Rose Ada Okwechime and Mrs. Owanari Duke to the Group board. The appointments, ...

AfDB funds new hospital in Burkina Faso

08-16-2012 | 13:09:21
The African Development Bank Group has financed a new hospital in Tenkodogo, Burkina Faso, designed to bring better healthcare facilities to the region. ...

Virgin Mobile South Africa Appoints New CEO

08-16-2012 | 13:06:49
Virgin Mobile South Africa today announced the appointment of Jonathan Marchbank as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Marchbank comes with an impressive ...

Etisalat Nigeria introduces permission-based mobile advertising to over thirteen million customers using Alcatel-Lucent’s Optism(tm)

08-16-2012 | 13:04:11
Mobile subscribers in Nigeria can ‘opt-in’ to receive advertising messages and marketing offers from the brands they value the most Etisalat Nigeria, ...

Millicom & Rocket Internet to Offer Online Services in Latin America & Africa

08-16-2012 | 13:01:59
Millicom International Cellular S.A. announced the signing of an agreement with Rocket Internet GmbH (“Rocket Internet”) to jointly develop franchises ...

Nokia, Blackberry thriving in South Africa

08-16-2012 | 12:56:21
Nokia and BlackBerry are alive and well – and thriving – in South Africa, despite both brands facing worldwide decline in market share. Nokia remains ...

Ethiopian Takes Delivery of 1st Dreamliner

08-16-2012 | 12:53:27
Ethiopian Airlines today took delivery of its 1st Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner dubbed "Africa First". The airline is the 1st in the world outside Japan ...

South African wine industry upbeat about growth prospects in the medium run

08-16-2012 | 12:52:22
Most wine executives are positive about the growth potential of the industry over the next two to three years. The slow recovery in the global economy ...

Rlg Signs Partnership Agreement With Microsoft

08-16-2012 | 12:46:23
Management of Rlg, an indigenous communication network, has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft to give value to the Ghanaian market and make ...

Eaton Towers appoints executive team in Ghana

08-16-2012 | 12:44:00
Eaton Towers , the African tower ownership and management company, has appointed Gareth Townley as Managing Director and Adnan Quddus as Chief Financial ...

Ghana Hosts First West Africa Infrastructure & Construction Summit (WAIC) 2012

08-16-2012 | 12:33:52
This year, from 16-17 October, International Research Networks will launch the first West Africa Infrastructure and Construction Summit in Accra, Ghana. The ...

Starbow goes international with Accra-Cotonou route

08-16-2012 | 12:20:25
Starbow, a leading airline in Ghana has broken new grounds with its first international flight to Cotonou, Benin Wednesday, August 15.This feat makes Starbow ...

New Telecom Company In Equatorial Guinea To Improve Telecommunications Infrastructure

08-15-2012 | 16:19:58
The government of Equatorial Guinea recently launched the first telecommunications infrastructure company, GITGE (Management and Maintenance of Telecommunication ...

Samsung Mobile with Co-Creation Hub Presents IDEAS Challenge

08-15-2012 | 16:15:26
The IDEAS Challenge was conceived by Samsung Mobile in collaboration with CCHUB to help stimulate the thought process in the minds of the Developers across ...

Airtel to Adopt Nine Primary Schools across Nigeria

08-15-2012 | 16:13:09
In line with its corporate vision of supporting underprivileged children and uplifting the standard of primary education across the country, Leading Telecommunications ...

Nigeria’s Online Retailer Kasuwa.com Becomes JUMIA

08-15-2012 | 16:11:24
Kasuwa.com announced today that it was rebranding and repositioning itself to be the largest online retailer in Africa, JUMIA.com. It will begin operating ...

Oando Announces New Discovery

08-15-2012 | 16:09:42
Oando Energy Resources Inc. has announced the initial drilling results from the fourth well drilled in the Ebendo Marginal Field’s OML-56, (previously ...

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to Visit Egypt Next Week

08-15-2012 | 16:08:27
At the invitation of the Egyptian authorities, Managing Director Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Egypt on August ...

Kenyan Marathon Champion Abel Kirui To Wear Environmentally Friendly Nike Uniform

08-14-2012 | 20:09:00
Marathon Singlet Made of Recycled Bottles, Dyed without water Kenyan marathon world champion Abel Kirui will take his place at the start line this Sunday ...