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Ghana Targets US$5 billion Earnings From Non-Traditional Exports by 2015

01-18-2011 | 13:38:11
Minister of Trade and Industry on Wednesday said Ghana was targeting about five billion dollars from non-traditional exports by 2015. This, she ...

Yara Invests USD20 Million in Tanzania

01-18-2011 | 13:33:41
In a ceremony in Dar es Salaam today, global fertilizer company Yara International ASA launches a USD 20 million investment into a new fertilizer terminal ...

Ghana: New fruit & vegetable logistical centre at Kotoka airport

01-17-2011 | 11:59:12
Ghana is very busy improving the quality of its fruit and vegetable products even further. A logistic centre is being built at Kotoka International Airport ...

Hits of up to 197gpt pave way for significant resource upgrade at Bibiani

01-17-2011 | 11:56:50
Noble Mineral Resources is pleased to advise that drilling along a stretch of satellite deposits at its Bibiani Gold Project in Ghana has returned more ...

EAC launches single currency negotiations

01-17-2011 | 11:54:25
The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Juma V. Mwapachu is to launch Monday 17 January 2011 a four-day inaugural meeting of the High ...

Bharti airtel and IBM Finalize Agreement to Transform Mobile Communications in Africa

01-17-2011 | 11:52:15
IBM  and Bharti airtel today announced the completion of contract negotiations for technology services spanning 16 African countries. As part of the ...

16th AU Summit / The winners of the AU/EU photo contest announced / “African beauty in all its states”

01-17-2011 | 11:49:04
A rainbow over a southern African savannah, a man in a sharp red suit and a woman holding her prized sheep are among the wining photographs selected ...

2010: AfDB Maintained its Robust Commitment to Africa’s Economic Development

01-17-2011 | 11:46:36
When President Donald Kaberuka welcomed the Board of Directors in January 2010, he sounded a strong note that “the year would be extremely challenging ...

CALL FOR PAPERS - International Conference- After the Crisis: which economic and geopolitical role for Africa?, May 24, 2011 – Luanda (Angola)

01-17-2011 | 11:44:02
The Conference will have as the Keynote Speaker Prof. James Galbraith (University of Texas – Austin, USA).Prof. Jurgen Brauer (Augusta University, USA ...

Kenya Airways Outsource Cash Handling Services

01-14-2011 | 11:37:58
National carrier Kenya Airways has signed a cash handling partnership with the National Bank of Kenya, making it easier for cargo customers to pay freight, ...

ECOWAS information ministers to adopt new regional communication policy

01-14-2011 | 11:36:42
Ministers responsible for information and communication in ECOWAS Member States will meet at the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja to adopt a new communication ...

IFC Invests in Helios Towers Africa to Expand Access to Telecommunications

01-14-2011 | 11:35:25
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $25 million equity investment in Helios Towers Africa Limited (HTA) to help the company build ...

Two African Water Facility Projects Launched In Ghana

01-14-2011 | 11:33:48
The African Water Facility (AWF), in line with its mandate to Improve Water Governance and Service Delivery as well as innovation-promoting investments, ...

Rachel Zedeck - The Medea Group - on setting up business in Kenya and South Sudan

01-13-2011 | 11:00:00
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Rachel Zedeck, managing director of The Medea Group, setting up business in Nairobi, Kenya and Juba, South ...

Expectations of Ghanaians from the Oil and Gas are high

01-13-2011 | 09:07:09
Isaac Twumasi Quantus is business development manager at Africa Business Communities www.africabusinesscommunities.com Written By: Isaac Twumasi ...

World Bank says Africa has recovered from crisis, projects steady global growth

01-13-2011 | 08:58:05
The world economy is moving from a post-crisis bounce-back phase of the recovery to slower but still solid growth this year and next, with developing ...

Heineken acquires additional brewery capacity in Nigeria

01-13-2011 | 08:56:53
Heineken N.V. today announced that it has strengthened its platform for growth in Nigeria via the acquisition of two holding companies from the Sona ...

KCB Commences Journey To Transform The Bank From Good To Great

01-12-2011 | 12:44:40
KCB has grown its business and returned excellent results over the last decade evidenced by the turnaround from a loss of KShs.4.2 billion in 2002 to ...

World Bank: US$40 Million for Social Housing -- 10,000 Low Income Families will benefit

01-12-2011 | 12:42:28
The World Bank Board of Directors (WB) approved a US$40 million loan today for the Social Macro Projects Program in Colombia, seeking to facilitate ...

Major international research initiative launched to improve food security for developing countries

01-12-2011 | 12:40:39
In a unique and important move to harness science to improve food security for millions of people in the developing world, research funders from the ...