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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, ...

Talking sales and smart devices – Integr8 IT’s Bennie Strydom

02-25-2013 | 07:22:19
It may be some time still before he takes on his dream job of running a beach bar on an exotic island, but for Bennie Strydom, Chief Sales Officer at the ...

Vodacom launches the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone in South Africa

02-22-2013 | 11:20:37
Vodacom has launched the new BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone powered by BlackBerry® 10 in South Africa. This smartphone is now available from Vodacom World ...

Africa’s Biggest People Power Event of 2013 One Month Away

02-22-2013 | 11:19:10
Hundreds of thousands of Africans will join with people across the world to take action to call for an end to the water and sanitation crisis on the 20th ...

First in Nigeria: African Sustainable Transport Preparation Grant Approved by Climate Investment Funds for AfDB Implementation

02-22-2013 | 11:16:11
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has approved a grant of US $950,000 to help Nigeria prepare for a proposed project to revamp Abuja’s mass transit system. ...

Tullow Oil: East Africa exploration and appraisal update

02-22-2013 | 11:13:15
Tullow Oil Plc. announces the successful completion of the flow tests at Twiga South-1 with a constrained combined rate of 2,812 bopd from three reservoir ...

3rd Africa – South America Summit (ASA) holds from 20 – 23 February 2013 in Malabo, on theme: Strategies and Mechanisms to strengthen South-South Cooperation.

02-22-2013 | 11:11:23
Ministers of Foreign Affairs from Africa and the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) gathered at their 5th session today, Thursday 21st February 2013, ...

IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau

02-22-2013 | 11:08:32
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Mauricio Villafuerte visited Bissau during February 13-19, 2013. The mission met with the interim ...

FirstBank Retains Number One Banking Brand in Nigeria - Listed Among the World Top 500

02-22-2013 | 11:07:08
For the second year running, Nigeria’s biggest lender, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has retained the number one banking brand in Nigeria, according to ...

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Commends FCMB on Financing of Eko Atlantic

02-22-2013 | 11:04:49
His Excellency, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has commended the efforts of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) ...

Nigeria Receives Approval for Additional CIF $50 million to Bolster Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy use with AfDB Support

02-22-2013 | 11:02:47
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has announced an agreement to provide Nigeria with US $50 million to support an African Development Bank-supported program ...

Alison-Madueke Counts Gains of Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Industry - as NNPC GMD Says Shale Gas No Threat to Nigeria

02-21-2013 | 14:20:57
The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke on Tuesday chronicled some of the remarkable strides in the oil and gas industry which ...

African Utility Week to focus on getting investors excited about power projects on the continent

02-21-2013 | 14:19:28
The new GET FiT investment mechanism which brings private and public investors together, the proposed BRICS Bank and China’s funding relationship with ...

RSUST at 19th Position on World Webometric Ranking Table of Nigerian Universities

02-21-2013 | 14:17:05
Following the academic performance of the Rivers State University of Technology [RSUST] has recently shot up from its 76th position to the 19th position ...

Aon to divest entire Zimbabwe unit

02-21-2013 | 07:52:39
Aon Plc, the world’s second-largest insurance broker by market value, agreed to sell Aon Zimbabwe Ltd. after the unit’s license was revoked by the African ...

Africans buy more South African vehicle

02-21-2013 | 07:41:42
Vehicle exports from South Africa into the rest of Africa grew almost 20% last year, more than making up for a decline in sales to traditional, recession-hit ...

AfDB report shows projects underway in Africa to reduce nearly 7 million tonnes CO2, create more than a million new electricity connections in Africa with AfDB and CIF support

02-21-2013 | 06:39:29
The African Development Bank’s Financing Change: The AfDB and CIF for a Climate-Smart Africa is the Bank’s second semi-annual report on its work to implement ...

IMF Mission Reaches Staff Level Agreement with Malawi on ECF Second Review

02-20-2013 | 10:17:48
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Tsidi Tsikata, visited Lilongwe during February 5-19, 2013, for discussions on the second review ...

Glo partners Samsung to empower youths with smartphone deals

02-20-2013 | 10:12:07
Globacom has partnered top telephone manufacturer Samsung to give its subscribers, especially the upwardly mobile executives and tech-savy youths, low ...