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ENI and Sonatrach Turn on Taps at MLE

02-05-2013 | 05:55:37
Italian firm ENI and state-run Sonatrach saw the start-up of gas production from their Menzel Ledjet East (MLE) field in Algeria. The MLE field is located ...

PSVM Start Up Official

02-04-2013 | 11:44:13
BP and its partners on Block 31 offshore Angola have officially announced that production from the PSVM development has begun. Initial flow comes from ...

Trans-Sahara Pipeline Sees New Life

02-04-2013 | 11:37:59
The Trans-Sahara Gas Pipeline (TSGP) is reportedly still on track Nigeria's state news agency reported, citing a spokesperson at Nigerian National Petroleum ...

Uganda: US $50 million Kalangala project to Begin

02-04-2013 | 08:37:36
A $50m (sh135b) infrastructure project that will bring piped water, electricity and water transport to Bugala Island in Kalangala district will kick off ...

Tullow strikes natural gas deposits in Kenya

02-04-2013 | 06:44:37
Tullow Oil has discovered deposits of natural gas at a well in northern Kenya, whose drilling is set to be completed later this month.The deposits were ...

Dangote reopens Gboko Cement Plant

02-01-2013 | 11:56:24
Management of Dangote Cement Plc. has announced the reopening of its Gboko Cement Plant in Benue State. The factory which is to operate at half capacity ...

Kenyan Universities Work with IBM to Develop IT Leaders of the Future

02-01-2013 | 11:51:52
In an effort to meet growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals, three of Kenya’s leading universities are teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to create ...

Obasanjo & African Leaders Gather in Lagos to Discuss Impact of Social Media & Tech on the Future of Africa

02-01-2013 | 11:51:05
Pan-African civil society organization Africa 2.0 in partnership with Social Wedia Week Lagos will be co-hosting an event themed: An Evening with Leaders. ...

K-NET Launches New Ultrafast Unlimited Broadband Internet Services Anywhere Across Sub-Saharan Africa

02-01-2013 | 11:50:22
K-NET, a leading African telecommunications company offering triple-play voice, data and video services across sub-Saharan Africa, is pleased to announce ...

Ghana's electrification success explained at African Utility Week in May

02-01-2013 | 11:47:36
Ghana had the political will to envision electrification as a national priority and catalyst for economic development says Engineer Andrew T. Barfour, ...

CSR: FCMB Resumes Eye Surgery in Calabar

01-31-2013 | 11:48:40
First City Monument Bank Plc (FCMB) in collaboration with Tulsi Chanrai Foundation will on Tuesday, January 22 resume free eye treatment to visually impaired ...

AfDB Approves US $100 Million Loan to Boost Fertilizer Production in Nigeria

01-31-2013 | 11:46:22
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved today a senior loan of US $100 million to Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals ...

Donors' Conference on Mali in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

01-31-2013 | 11:44:33
The African Union (AU) has achieved a major step in the resolution of the crisis in Mali by raising on 29 January 2013, over 453 million USD aimed at bridging ...

Nigeria Oil & Gas 2013

01-30-2013 | 12:32:07
18 February 2013 - 21 February 2013 ICC - Abuja, Nigeria Nigeria Oil & Gas (NOG 13) is "the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and Nigerian National ...

Nigeria targets IT products, services export

01-30-2013 | 12:30:32
Nigerian government said it has the potential of becoming a net exporter of Information Technology products and services, saying it was already working ...

Phase3 Telecom to provide high-speed broadband for Nigerian rural schools

01-30-2013 | 12:29:16
Phase3 Telecom, a Nigerian aerial fibre infrastructure company, will provide high-speed broadband connectivity via its Open Access Network to schools in ...

Cameroon’s Economy Grew Five Percent in 2012

01-30-2013 | 12:25:30
Cameroon's economic recovery continues. After rising about 4 percent in 2011, economic activity is expected to continue to increase and grow to about ...

NEXIM, BOI gets funds from ADB facility to support SMEs

01-30-2013 | 12:24:35
The Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM, and the Bank of Industry, BOI, on Tuesday received about $700 million (N105 billion) credit to support small and ...

Nigeria Profits $32 billion From 2012 Tax

01-29-2013 | 06:39:02
Nigerian tax administrator, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said during the weekend that it generated 5.007 trillion naira ($32 billion) for ...

World Bank Supports Climate Change Resiliency and Improved Health and Nutrition in Mozambique

01-28-2013 | 12:35:33
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$87 million to support the Government of Mozambique’s efforts to develop a climate change-resilient ...