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NIGERIA FOOD AND NUTRITION EXPANSION

12-20-2010 | 12:31:33
PZ Cussons today announces plans to expand its presence in the food and nutrition category in Nigeria. A food ingredients business is being established ...

World Bank President Praises Reforms In Zambia, Underscores Need For Continued Improvements In Policy And Governance

12-20-2010 | 12:29:25
World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick today praised Zambia’s efforts to reform its economy and encouraged its continued efforts to promote inclusive ...

Africa to host 2011 CIF Partnership Forum

12-17-2010 | 12:40:14
As one of the main implementers of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) in Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the 2011 CIF Partnership ...

Air Nigeria connects Abuja – Port Harcourt …increases frequency on Lagos – Port Harcourt

12-17-2010 | 12:38:54
Air Nigeria has commenced direct flights from Abuja to Port Harcourt with two daily flights as a further demonstration of the airline’s commitment towards ...

World Bank Approves US$10 Million for Economic Diversification in Republic of Congo

12-17-2010 | 12:37:29
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$10 million loan from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Economic ...

European Investment Bank Loans $135 Million to Tanzania for Transmission Line

12-17-2010 | 12:35:55
The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide a USD 135 million loan to co-finance a new 667km high voltage transmission line being built by TANESCO ...

PFU Imaging Solutions enhances presence and focus across sub-Saharan Africa

12-17-2010 | 12:34:24
PFU Imaging Solutions, a subsidiary of Fujitsu, today announced the appointment of three new distribution partners in sub-Saharan Africa, who will be ...

Manufacturing Food for Africa

12-17-2010 | 12:32:12
Mpilende Foods, a South African based company that specialises in the manufacturing of nutritional and basic food commodities that have been certified ...

First Oil in Ghana

12-15-2010 | 10:53:40
Tullow Oil , Anadarko Petroleum, Kosmos Energy, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Sabre Oil and Gas and E.O. Group announce that First Oil from the ...

European Investment Bank to co-finance USD 468m Tanzania electricity backbone project

12-15-2010 | 10:51:50
The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide a USD 135 million loan to co-finance a new 667km high voltage transmission line being built by TANESCO ...

Ethiopian Signs Code Share Deal with Air China

12-15-2010 | 10:50:15
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has entered into a code share agreement with Air China. The code share agreement strengthens Ethiopian’s ...

Egypt: World Bank Supports Railways Restructuring Additional Financing

12-15-2010 | 10:48:54
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a loan for Egypt in the amount of $ 330 million as additional financing for the Egypt National ...

Impact signs JV agreement to explore for PGE?nickel?copper deposits in Botswana

12-14-2010 | 12:24:28
Impact Minerals Limited has entered into a joint venture agreement with private company Manica Minerals Limited in relation to the Xade Project in central ...

Brightstar Expands into Africa through Agreement with Research In Motion

12-14-2010 | 12:23:20
Brightstar Corp., a global services company providing solutions to manufacturers, operators, retailers, and enterprises in the telecommunications industry, ...

IMF Approves Disbursement of $28.3 Million to Zambia

12-14-2010 | 12:21:50
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fifth review of Zambia's economic performance under a program supported ...

Magal Security Systems Signs $21.4 Million Contact to Secure Port of Mombasa

12-14-2010 | 12:19:43
Magal Security Systems announced that following its press release of November 22nd, 2010, it has signed a contract with the Port Authority of Kenya, valued ...

Jacana Joins Forces with Fidelity Capital Partners in Ghana

12-14-2010 | 12:18:10
Jacana, the group that supports emerging SME private equity firms in Africa, has entered into a strategic partnership with Fidelity Capital Partners ...

FIFA launches 2010 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust for South Africa

12-14-2010 | 12:16:55
Following a meeting with the President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter presented the 2010 FIFA World Cup ...

Delta Air Lines Welcomes Two-Millionth Passenger on Board its Africa Services

12-13-2010 | 14:24:26
Delta Air Lines today announced that it has transported two million passengers on its Africa services. Delta, which operates direct flights from the ...

Successful launch of Nampula, Kenya Airways' 42nd African Destination

12-13-2010 | 14:23:05
The much anticipated Kenya Airways inaugural flight to the northern hub city of Nampula Mozambique finally touched down at the Nampula international ...