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Revived African Civil Society Centre to strengthen actors on emerging development & democracy challenges

03-15-2011 | 13:29:51
Civil Society representatives and experts attending the March 7-8 Ad-Hoc expert group meeting on Assessing the Impact and effectiveness of CSOs and NGOs ...

State departments need timely, reliable ICT service delivery to operate

03-14-2011 | 14:50:57
Effective delivery of information communication technology managed services and support is critical to the functioning of state departments. Media coverage ...

Payroll Association ready to acknowledge country’s leadership in payroll

03-14-2011 | 14:49:27
The South African Payroll Association has confirmed dates and venues for its annual national conference. This year the membership-based payroll organisation ...

Accsys – a thirty-year old gem among corporate South Africa

03-14-2011 | 14:39:24
Management and staff from Accsys are on cloud nine – or cloud thirty to be precise – as they celebrate the company’s third decade of operation. Accsys ...

Education technology makes magic in the classroom

03-14-2011 | 14:36:11
Children are a visual generation and have been brought up on TV and video games; they learn in a visual manner, and tend to remember images. Nowhere ...

Finalists of Inaugural East African Media Awards Announced

03-14-2011 | 14:34:30
The East African Business Council and East African Community Secretariat have announced the finalists for the EAC-EABC East Africa Media Awards. The ...

AfDB Inaugural Thought Leadership Seminar on Boosting MSMEs in Africa

03-14-2011 | 14:31:43
The Chief Economist and Vice-president, Mthuli Ncube, on Wednesday, 9 March 2011, launched the Bank’s inaugural Thought Leadership Seminar on one of ...

African Barrick sees Golden Ridge as satellite operation to Buzwagi

03-10-2011 | 14:10:20
The Golden Ridge project has the potential to be a satellite operation to African Barrick Gold’s Buzwagi mine in Tanzania, CEO Greg Hawkins said on ...

Africa Travel Association Unveils Program and Sponsor for 2011 U.S. Africa Seminar on Tourism

03-10-2011 | 14:09:10
The Africa Travel Association (ATA) will host the Fourth Annual U.S.-Africa Seminar on Tourism, with South African Airways (SAA) as the presenting sponsor. ...

Air Nigeria introduces N6,000 fare on Kano, Owerri and Benin

03-10-2011 | 14:07:53
Air Nigeria has introduced an exciting advanced purchase fare of N6,000. The fare which is available to passengers travelling between Abuja and Kano, ...

AfDB Approves USD 34 Million for Nigeria’s PPP Infrastructure Capacity Development

03-10-2011 | 14:06:41
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, 9 March 2011 in Tunis, a UA 21.8-million (USD 34.3 million) loan ...

Rehabilitating Liberia’s Infrastructure for Improved Services and Poverty Reduction

03-10-2011 | 14:05:25
“The Bank is leading efforts to provide jobs in fragile and post crisis situations. It is commonly known that reduced poverty among youth and unemployed ...

IFC, Japan Train Bankers in São Tomé and Príncipe to Support Trade Finance in Africa

03-10-2011 | 14:03:58
This training is part of IFC’s Global Trade Finance Program, established in 2005 to promote trade flows between emerging markets, increase developing ...

IBM Opens 30th Branch Office in China

03-09-2011 | 12:08:12
- Increases the number of growth market branches by 140 percent over past 10 years IBM has announced the opening of its 30th branch office to date in ...

Kenya Airways joins Skyteam in welcoming Middle East Airlines into Alliance

03-09-2011 | 12:07:07
National carrier Kenya Airways joins SkyTeam in welcoming the Alliances latest member, Middle East Airlines Air Liban (MEA) into the fold. MEA, the flag ...

Oba of Benin hosts Air Nigeria’s team in his Palace

03-09-2011 | 12:05:18
The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa formally hosted Air Nigeria’s management team in his Palace in Benin City during a ...

Ethiopian to Start New Flights to Hangzhou, its Fourth Destination in China

03-09-2011 | 12:02:30
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to unveil its plan to commence new flights to Hangzhou, one of the most renowned and prosperous cities in China effective ...

IFC Invests in Catalyst Fund to Improve Access to Finance for East African Growth Companies

03-09-2011 | 12:00:51
IFC has announced a $10 million equity investment in Catalyst Fund I LLC to stimulate employment and accelerate economic growth across East Africa ...

Women of the Year Award

03-09-2011 | 11:59:17
Women of the Year Award The Shoprite Group has announced the start of this year’s nationwide search for the most outstanding women in South Africa to ...

Grants by ExxonMobil and the ExxonMobil Foundation Spur Economic Advancement of Women in Developing Countries

03-09-2011 | 11:58:10
In recognition of International Women’s Day, ExxonMobil and the ExxonMobil Foundation announced today $6 million in grants to support economic opportunities ...