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Craft Silicon Wins 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

12-08-2010 | 11:25:53
Legatum, today announced that Craft Silicon Ltd. has won the US $1000,000 grand prize of the 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship. Based in Nairobi, ...

From Fire to Flowers - Kenya's Renewable Energy Cycle

12-08-2010 | 11:24:31
The landscape around Navaisha town, about an hour's drive from Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is dotted with snaking smooth white pipes and steel drums ...

IFC Increases Access to Business Training with 21 Clients in Mozambique

12-08-2010 | 11:21:11
IFC announced today it has signed two-year agreements with 18 public and private organizations and three agribusiness programs to expand access to its ...

American Tower Corporation and MTN Group Announce The Formation of Towerco Ghana

12-06-2010 | 12:09:59
American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) and MTN Group Limited (“MTN Group”) (JSE: MTN) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement ...

Ethiopian to Launch Nonstop Flights from Addis to Kilimanjaro

12-06-2010 | 12:08:43
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that effective December 03, 2010 it will launch new nonstop flights from Addis Ababa to Kilimanjaro. Travelers ...

African Alternative Technology appointed as Fastransit’s exclusive agent for the Southern African Development Community

12-06-2010 | 12:07:12
Fastransit is a packet-switching transportation system that uses permanent magnets and linear motors to move freight, passengers, and vehicles over dense ...

AATec announces exclusive agreement for power storage solution

12-06-2010 | 12:05:50
African Alternative Technologies is very proud to announce the signing of their exclusive dealership and manufacturing agreement with LaunchPoint Technologies ...

Commonwealth Representatives to Focus on ICT Investments for Development at Global Summit for Emerging Markets

12-06-2010 | 11:45:44
Information and Communications Technology provides the building blocks to build societies and fuel economic growth. However for successful implementation ...

Tawana Resources Announced Strategic Alliance with Gryphon

12-01-2010 | 11:48:44
Tawana Resources NL (ASX:TAW) today announced a strategic alliance agreement with West African gold explorer, Gryphon Minerals Limited (ASX:GRY) and ...

Uganda Launches Investment Reform Program Supported by World Bank Group

12-01-2010 | 11:45:41
The World Bank Group and the government of Uganda announced today that Uganda has launched a four-year program to simplify, improve and reform its business ...

“Expect Change in ICT in Africa” Says ICT Africa Summit 2010 Organizer

12-01-2010 | 11:44:39
ICT AFRICA SUMMIT is an event promoting ICT as a means to accelerate economic development in Africa under the theme “Regional Integration through ICT ...

African partnership has recipe for success

12-01-2010 | 11:43:14
A partnership agreement between leading South African chemicals distributor Protea Chemicals and global water, air and energy solutions firm Nalco Company ...

South African High Commission in Nigeria out source visa application process to independent firm

12-01-2010 | 11:40:33
South African High Commission in Nigeria has formally announced agreement with a Lagos based firm, the VFS Global Services for outsourcing of visa application ...

International Trade Centre Launches Network of Trainers and Advisors for African SMEs Targeting Global Markets

11-29-2010 | 10:39:15
The International Trade Centre (ITC) has launched a new network of trainers and advisers for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa to facilitate ...

ABB wins $43 million power order in South Africa

11-29-2010 | 10:37:01
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $43 million from Eskom, South Africa’s leading electric utility, to supply ...

Equity Partners Fund launched to market

11-29-2010 | 10:34:30
Cayman Islands based Equity Partners Fund SPC has established both a segregated portfolio company and has several portfolio companies through which it ...

CLOVER TO LIST ON THE JSE ON 14 DECEMBER 2010

11-29-2010 | 10:32:20
Clover, a leading branded consumer goods and beverages group operating in South Africa and other selected African countries, is expected to list on the ...

African Aura placement to raise approximately £20.3 million

11-26-2010 | 10:59:42
African Aura announces its intention to place 13,515,797 new common shares in the Company (the "Placing Shares") representing approximately 18.7 per ...

African Development Bank (AfDB ) / Positioning Nigeria among the Strongest Economies in the World in 2020

11-26-2010 | 10:56:35
The African Development Bank (AfDB ) President, Donald Kaberuka, just completed a two-day official visit to Nigeria (203-24 November 2010). During this ...

BP Makes a Significant Deep Gas Discovery in Egypt's West Nile Delta

11-26-2010 | 10:54:35
P Egypt announced today that it has made a significant gas discovery in the Deepwater West Nile Delta area. The Hodoa discovery is located in the West ...