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Sufficient Gas To Come By May - NNPC

04-02-2012 | 07:32:34
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has given assurance that current gas supply shortfalls from Nigeria to neighbouring Benin, Togo and ...

Biotechnologists discover a technical gem in FOXit, Microsoft solutions

04-02-2012 | 07:17:30
FOXit (Pty) Ltd. (FOXit) has deployed a Microsoft-based Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) technology to help its client Deltamune address performance ...

Airtel launches mobile services in Rwanda

04-02-2012 | 07:14:30
Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) has announced the launch of its operation in Rwanda, expanding its footprint on the African continent to 17 countries. Airtel ...

Synchronous Ethernet Standard means smart mobility

03-29-2012 | 10:20:10
Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE), a standard for distribution of frequency over Ethernet links, is the ability to provide PHY-level frequency distribution ...

AfDB holds Long Term Strategy consultation meeting in Sudan

03-29-2012 | 10:18:14
On 28 March 2012, the African Development Bank held a national consultation meeting on the Bank’s Long Term Strategy (LTS) for 2013 yo 22, which is currently ...

Social networks in the workplace – we’re only scratching the surface says Integr8

03-29-2012 | 10:03:14
There was a time when decision makers scoffed at the notion of social networking at work, most believing it to be little more than a novel way to spend ...

AfDB co-organizes first Africa Forum on Science,Technology and Innovation

03-29-2012 | 10:02:09
The first Africa Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) will take place from between 1 and 3 April 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya, at the Intercontinental ...

Syncrony puts online wheels in motion to enhance client’s virtual presence

03-29-2012 | 06:29:57
Syncrony, a provider of website design, online presence and content management services, has engaged a higher gear and raced ahead with service delivery ...

AfDB names three new Vice Presidents

03-28-2012 | 07:04:05
The president of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, named three new Vice Presidents on 26 March.  They are Zondo Sakala, Rémy ...

Minister urges ECOWAS member states to implement regional directive on mineral resources

03-28-2012 | 06:57:52
Togolese Mines and Energy Minister, Mr. Dammipi Noupokou, has called on West African countries to step up the implementation of the 2009 ECOWAS Directive ...

China set to beat US as Africa's largest market

03-27-2012 | 11:05:03
China is set to become Africa's largest export destination this year, reflecting a dramatic alteration since 2008 when Africa exported half as much ...

AfDB in €64m financial support for West African Development Bank

03-27-2012 | 09:07:15
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the West African Development Bank (WADB) signed a loan agreement of a capital subscription of EUR 3.05 million ...

MTN Awarded Universal Licence in Benin, And Launches 3G in Cote d'Ivoire

03-26-2012 | 09:11:02
MTN customers in Cote d'Ivoire and Benin will soon take off at full throttle. This follows the awarding of 3G licences to MTN in both countries recently."This ...

Q-KON offers open access wholesale service to the market

03-26-2012 | 08:13:51
The open access connectivity market is expanding with increased interest from prospective investors and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Q-KON, an ...

Ghana biometric voter reg underway

03-26-2012 | 07:50:22
Ghana kicked off its biometric voter registration this weekend, with glitches reported at some stations.Delays were experienced at some stations, where ...

Angola outlines ICT infrastructure plan

03-26-2012 | 07:46:34
The Angolan government says it is working on a strategic infrastructure plan to support telecoms growth.The Angolan Minister of Telecommunications ...

Ghana President teleconferences

03-26-2012 | 07:42:11
Ghana’s President, John Atta Mills, has taken delivery of a USD3 million teleconferencing facility given by Huawei.Communication between the Presidency ...

Samsung goal: USD10bn African business

03-26-2012 | 07:31:44
Samsung has outlined its ambition to grow its African presence to a USD10 billion business by 2015.Samsung Electronics is showcasing its product range ...

No more pits and pebbles as MTN brings Oware to the phone

03-22-2012 | 11:06:56
MTN customers will soon no longer need to dig pits, carve wood, collect stones and seeds to enjoy a game of "Oware".The board game will soon be made ...

S.Africa's Shoprite to raise $1 bln for expansion

03-22-2012 | 11:02:19
South African supermarket chain Shoprite Holdings said it will raise up to $1 billion by issuing new shares and convertible bonds to strenghten its balance ...