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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 ...

Shoprite's tills flowing over

01-12-2011 | 12:38:46
RISING confidence and lower interest rates have helped consumers over the past six months and allowed retailers such as South Africa's biggest grocer, ...

SMEs to benefit from Italian-Ghanaian Fund

01-12-2011 | 12:35:21
At Business Sense 2011conference,delegates will be addressed by officials from a joint Italian-Ghanaian initiative (Ghana Private Sector Development ...

GreenWorld to Provide Water to Africa

01-12-2011 | 12:26:31
Florida based GreenWorld Development,  the American-Irish “Green and Health Technologies” conglomerate, is in negotiations to modernize the Kenyan water ...

South Africa plans high-tech mine safety training for 40 000

01-12-2011 | 12:25:00
South Africa last year delivered its best mine safety improvement in seven years, according to the Chamber of Mines. The 24% reduction in fatalities in ...

Good Harvest in Africa

01-12-2011 | 12:22:57
The United Nations may have sounded the alarm about soaring global food prices, but in Africa a string of bumper harvests and a changing diet means the ...

Commercial Vehicles sales in upward drive - TATA, IVECO, Renault, Liberty Automobiles among major players for industry showcase event in Dubai as market heads for more regional growth

01-11-2011 | 14:00:02
Sales of commercial vehicles in key markets in the Middle East and North Africa showed significant growth last year, and healthy ongoing forecasts point ...