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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 ...

MTN Uganda celebrates another milestone: Successful commissioning of MTN fibre network at Katuna Border

02-12-2013 | 10:00:34
MTN Uganda officially commissioned its fibre network at Katuna Border in Kabale district on Friday, 08 February 2013. The event, held at the Katuna border ...

Ghana Disclosures by Kosmos

02-12-2013 | 09:57:50
Tullow Oil notes three disclosures related to its Ghana operations made by Kosmos Energy in association with a secondary offering for Kosmos shares. Tullow ...

“Who you gonna call?” Barnstone launches crisis response capability for mines

02-12-2013 | 09:54:11
The wave of recent violent strikes that has recently hit the South African mining industry demonstrates the need for experienced teams to manage unusual, ...

BG Sanctions WDDM’s Phase 9

02-11-2013 | 11:09:16
BG Group has sanctioned the next phase of development for the West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) concession offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean. Pending approval ...

Egyptian LNG Exports Offline

02-11-2013 | 11:05:22
As Egypt’s energy industry continues to struggle, news came that the North African country’s two LNG facilities were shut-in due to a lack of feedstock. ...

Subsea 7 Bags Erha Job

02-11-2013 | 10:59:55
Subsea 7 is part of a consortium that has been awarded a contract from ExxonMobil in Nigeria for work on the Erha North field. The contract was awarded ...

BG and Ophir Ready for Flow Testing in Tanzania

02-11-2013 | 10:55:29
The results of BG Group and Ophir Energy’s appraisal program for the Mzia field in Block 1 offshore Tanzania are in. The partners have also launched a ...

Accor plans Africa expansion

02-11-2013 | 10:42:22
Africa’s largest hotel operator, Accor, is stepping up its expansion on the continent and aims to open another 5,000 rooms by 2016.It plans to expand through ...

Digital migration: Ghana flashes out analogue TV networks December 2014

02-11-2013 | 10:26:17
Ghana will switch-off all analogue television networks in the country in phases starting December 2014, authorities announced in line with minimum specifications ...

Mobile operators in Ghana add 4.3 million new SIM subscribers to reach record 25.6 million in 2012

02-11-2013 | 10:20:27
Ghana added a total of 4,352,721 new mobile SIM subscribers during the year 2012, latest official figures have shown.The year 2012 started with 21,265,706 ...