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African economic growth: Microsoft engages youth to drive sustainable African economic growth

02-15-2013 | 13:16:20
Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative to create economic opportunities for 300 million youth over the next three years. Unemployment remains rife ...

The Prime Minister of the DRC, Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon, welcomes the outcome of visit to New York and Washington from 3 - 9 February

02-15-2013 | 13:13:08
Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, states: “National economic performance, the orthodox management of public ...

IFC Naija Bond Marks First International Issuance in Nigeria’s Domestic Capital Markets

02-15-2013 | 13:10:42
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has issued a Nigerian local currency bond totaling 12 billion nairas—equivalent to approximately $75 million—to ...

ECOWAS Salutes African Football Champions, Super Eagles of Nigeria

02-15-2013 | 13:09:12
The President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo has congratulated Nigeria’s Super Eagles for winning the just-concluded 29th ...

F.I.C.T Endorse Nigerian Government on her Head Lice Program

02-14-2013 | 12:31:55
Over the past 3 to 4 decade, lice infestations are increasing at all social levels in Nigeria. A Nigerian journalist estimated that “the best part of a ...

Eastern Cape School introduced to a new way of learning

02-14-2013 | 12:27:14
Vodacom Millionaires in partnership with the Film and Publication Board (FPB) today donated a computer centre and free data for a year to Nqweba Secondary ...

Nigerian Entrepreneurs are Increasingly Entering New Markets Abroad

02-14-2013 | 12:26:10
Nigerian entrepreneurs are increasingly considering the thought of expanding their present local businesses and entering new markets abroad. Fortunately, ...

Grand Ghana fam opportunity

02-14-2013 | 10:35:16
In a recent article by the New York Times, Ghana was listed 4th about the 46 places recommended to visit in 2013. “the country has Africa’s fastest-growing ...

Nadine Hahn to represent Zim at Top Model of the World

02-14-2013 | 09:58:21
Face of Zimbabwe winner, Nadine Hahn is set to represent Zimbabwe on the international pageant scene at this years’ 20th edition of Top Model of the World ...

Finance for your Future 2013

02-14-2013 | 07:07:00
Everyone has money questions.Find the answers to your questions at the Finance for Your Future Expo – Kenya’s first expo of its kind.Finance for your Future ...

Dangote cement plant excites Tanzanian market

02-13-2013 | 12:37:26
Tanzania is set to more than double its cement production capacity in 2015 when a $420 million cement factory by Nigeria-based conglomerate Dangote is ...

MTN group to increase its interest in MTN Cyprus to 100%

02-13-2013 | 12:34:45
MTN Group, through its wholly owned subsidiary, MTN Dubai, has agreed to acquire a 50% equity interest in MTN Cyprus from its local partner, Amaracos Holdings. ...

Accor launches PLANET 21 in Africa, to reinvent hotels…sustainably

02-13-2013 | 12:32:49
PLANET 21 is the new sustainable development program that involves all Accor’s hotels and customers.  The program is structured into seven pillars – health, ...

Vodafone offers 60-day free internet to customers with BlackBerry Z10

02-13-2013 | 08:44:00
Vodafone Ghana is offering 60 days free internet service for all who purchase BlackBerry’s new flagship device with a new operating system, BB z10, which ...

Ghana Tourism Authority to celebrate Chocolate Day

02-13-2013 | 08:18:41
The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) in partnership with the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) would organize this year’s National Chocolate Day celebration ...

Oxford Business Group signs MOU with Deloitte

02-13-2013 | 08:11:29
The Oxford Business Group (OBG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the third consecutive year on research facilities with Deloitte & ...

FirstBank Opens Premium Lounge for Customers

02-12-2013 | 10:06:15
Leading Nigerian lender, First Bank Plc, has opened The Premium Lounge, an exclusive lounge for privileged customers providing improved customer experience, ...

AUC Chairperson Approves the African Union Short-Term Observation Mission to Kenya

02-12-2013 | 10:04:58
The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has approved the deployment of an AU Short-Term Observation ...

Kenya’s MoDe Named IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year

02-12-2013 | 10:03:54
IBM yesterday announced that MoDe was named the IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, MoDe provides instant nano-credit for pre-paid ...

Access Bank hosts Stakeholders Forum on Anti-Money Laundering

02-12-2013 | 10:01:58
Access Bank recently organised a Stakeholders Awareness Forum to enlighten its customers and other stakeholder groups on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s ...