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Call for applications: Cartier seeks Exceptional Entrepreneurs for the 2013 Cartier Women's Initiative Award

02-27-2013 | 10:35:58
The Cartier Women’s Initiative Award is a business plan competition aimed at supporting creative, financially sustainable and responsible women-led companies, ...

World Bank Supports Good Governance and Environmental Practices for Solid Waste Management in Morocco

02-27-2013 | 10:32:21
A $130 million loan will support the reform of the solid waste sector so that Moroccans gain more equal access to collection and disposal services in ...

NNPC Pledges Support to Kanu Heart Foundation

02-27-2013 | 10:31:01
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged to support the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) in its quest to build a befitting hospital for ...

Egyptians Tackle Age-Old Problem with Brand New Technology

02-27-2013 | 10:29:38
The first ever Cairo Transport App Challenge (Cairo TApp) wrapped up Saturday with the first prize awarded to a mobile application that helps drivers with ...

AfDB Approves US $200-million Risk Participation Facility to Standard Chartered Bank

02-27-2013 | 10:27:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, February 20 an unfunded US $200-million Risk Participation Agreement ...

AfDB Board of Directors in Abidjan

02-27-2013 | 07:59:52
The Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire, Daniel Kablan Duncan, expressed his Government’s gratitude in receiving the African Development Bank’s Board of Directors ...

Ugandan secures $30 million for agriculture project

02-27-2013 | 07:00:55
The government has obtained a $30 million World Bank loan to implement a project that will enhance productivity and value addition in agriculture.The Eastern ...

Large opportunities in the African telecommunications market

02-27-2013 | 06:50:52
“The African telecommunication market is full of opportunity, especially the IP networking and subscriber management sectors” says three6five CEO Tyrone ...

ContinuitySA presents a host of events to support global Business Continuity Awareness Week

02-27-2013 | 06:47:39
Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW2013) is an annual global event that is facilitated by the BCI and will take place from the 18th – 22nd March 2013. ...

AfDB Approves Debt Relief for Comoros

02-26-2013 | 11:40:40
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved debt relief for the Union of the Comoros following the country’s attainment of ...

Dangote Cement lifts NSE

02-26-2013 | 11:39:48
Investors staking their funds on Dangote cement shares are in for a good time as the stock performance on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ...

Continent’s eyes on African Utility Week as Eskom’s Brian Dames confirms welcome address

02-26-2013 | 11:38:23
Eskom Chief Executive Brian will once again deliver the keynote address during this year’s opening session of African Utility Week in Cape Town on 14 May.  ...

AfDB approves a US $200-million Facility to Reinforce Ecobank’s Trade Finance Capacities

02-26-2013 | 11:36:24
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, February 20 a Trade Finance package of US $200 million comprising ...

East African countries agree on energy access targets

02-26-2013 | 07:26:14
Fourteen countries in the East African bloc have approved a new plan to attain energy access targets.The agreement was reached by representatives of Kenya, ...

Ugandan passes landmark oil law clearing way for refinery

02-26-2013 | 07:15:21
Uganda's parliament passed the second of three oil laws aimed at tightening regulation of the nascent hydrocarbons industry and providing a legal framework ...

FCMB supports EuroFinance Conference 2013

02-25-2013 | 08:37:01
Businesses which have been battling with rising cost of funds would have an opportunity of learning how to navigate through courtesy of an international ...

DHL Express Triples its Network in Sub-Saharan Africa

02-25-2013 | 08:35:20
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has expanded its network of DHL Service Points in Sub-Saharan Africa from the ...

GTBank and Tate - Breaking New Frontiers in African Arts

02-25-2013 | 08:33:39
The partnership between Guaranty Trust Bank plc and Tate Modern, UK has continued to generate immense interest in African Arts by the Global Art Community. ...

Ghana Gas appoints AECOM International Technology as Project Management Consultant

02-25-2013 | 08:18:08
The Ghana National Gas Company has awarded the contract for Project Management Consulting Services for the implementation of the Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure ...

TOR to resume operations from next month

02-25-2013 | 08:01:27
The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) is set to resume operations from the first week of March.This follows the completion of repair works on its refinery plant, ...