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WFP distributes post-harvest cash in Niger

11-25-2010 | 11:11:44
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the launch of an innovative cash distribution programme for the most vulnerable families ...

Investing in Angola - Doing business in a difficult market with massive potential

11-25-2010 | 10:52:23
Eight years after the civil war, Angola’s reconstruction has made significant progress and the country may be poised for a step change in growth. ...

IFC Invests in Alexandria Portland Cement to Support Infrastructure Projects in Egypt

11-24-2010 | 12:24:54
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has invested 80 million euros in the equity of Alexandria Portland Cement Company (APCC), a subsidiary of the ...

Ethiopian to Launch New Services to Maputo

11-24-2010 | 12:23:31
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that effective December 02, 2010 it will launch new flight services to Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. Travelers ...

Kenya Airways Maasai Mara Marathon takes off to a rousing start

11-24-2010 | 12:21:47
The Kenya Airways Maasai Mara Marathon was held on last weekend at Ol Chorro conservancy in the Mara. The successful event was graced by over 500 athletes ...

International Stakeholders Agree to Support ICT Connectivity in Southern Sudan

11-24-2010 | 12:20:13
Keynote speakers at a conference in Juba, Southern Sudan, on connectivity in that deprived region, have stated the importance of international collaboration ...

The Second Accra Business Club Networking Event

11-24-2010 | 12:18:39
It is my pleasure to announce The Second Accra Business Club Networking Event Tuesday 7 December - 18:00 Monsoon Osu Food Court 021-78 23 07 Oxford ...

Paynet Group confirms lead sponsorship for AITEC Banking & Mobile Money 2011 Conference

11-24-2010 | 12:13:41
The Paynet Group will yet again take a leading role in AITEC’s fifth annual Banking & Mobile Money conference by being a platinum sponsor of the event. ...

African Farmers Get Boost from IFC, Soros Economic Development Fund and Esoko

11-23-2010 | 13:16:50
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Soros Economic Development Fund have both invested $1.25 million of equity into Esoko, a Ghanaian technology ...

Sunergy Arranges Asset Backed Financing for Initial Equipment to Commence Recovery Operations of Rare Earths, Gold & Diamonds on Its Pamapana River Concession in Sierra Leone, West Africa

11-23-2010 | 13:12:38
Sunergy, Inc (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: SNEY) reports that it has made suitable arrangements for purchase of the initial three Custom Double Sluice ...

Goldplat enters into MOU with Gulf Coast Resources to acquire mining rights in Ghana

11-23-2010 | 13:10:06
Goldplat plc, the AIM quoted gold producer, announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Gulf Coast Resources Inc (‘Gulf'), a Canadian ...

AfDB Launches African Carbon Support Program

11-23-2010 | 13:07:59
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a two-year technical assistance program - the African Carbon Support Program, which is being implemented ...

World Bank Expands West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program to Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria

11-23-2010 | 12:53:12
The World Bank has launched the second phase of the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP-1B) in a bid to expand its support to food security ...

GHANA PREPARES FOR RAPID EXPANSION OF FOOD PRODUCTION

11-22-2010 | 10:27:42
With over half of Ghana’s labour force employed in agriculture, which represents one third of its GDP, and industrialisation of its economy still a long ...

Significant Gold Corridor Extended at Sebba, Burkina Faso

11-22-2010 | 10:26:28
Golden Rim Resources Ltd (ASX: GMR, Golden Rim) today announced it has received new high grade gold rock chip sample assays and highly anomalous soil ...

MTN one of the first companies in South Africa to sign the Cancun Communiqué

11-22-2010 | 10:25:13
MTN became one of the first companies in South Africa to sign the Cancun Communiqué on Climate Change declaration when Group President & CEO Phuthuma ...

Air Nigeria raises the stakes, targets 15 aircraft fleet by mid 2011 …set to build an aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Facility

11-22-2010 | 10:23:59
Air Nigeria has announced plans to further increase its fleet to 15 aircraft within the 1ST half of year 2011, in continuation of its ongoing turn-around ...

EABL unveils The New 2010 CECAFA TUSKER CUP

11-22-2010 | 10:22:24
East Africa Breweries Ltd, through their Tusker Brand, East Africa’s leading Lager, have announced their long-term support for football in the Eastern ...

Nigeria Poised to Launch Renewable Energy Plan

11-22-2010 | 10:19:48
During the CTF meeting, the AfDB championed Nigeria as it submitted and received endorsement for a USD 250 million investment plan which contains sustainable ...

Cisco and Exceed Grow Customer Support Operation in Egypt

11-18-2010 | 13:38:50
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Xceed recently marked a key milestone in their 18 months of cooperation by unveiling an updated growth plan for their customer ...