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Resource & Grade Increased at New Liberty Gold Project

11-17-2010 | 13:18:07
African Aura Mining Inc. ("African Aura" or the "Company"), the TSX V (AUR) and AIM (AAAM) listed exploration and development company focused on ...

Stellar Diamonds: drilling underway at Droujba Kimberlite pipe in Guinea

11-17-2010 | 13:16:26
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed (AIM:STEL) diamond mining and exploration company focused on West Africa, announces the commencement of drilling ...

IFC, IBM, Business Partners Announce Young Entrepreneur Business Plan Winners

11-17-2010 | 13:15:06
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, Business Partners, and IBM South Africa today announced the winners of the inaugural Young Entrepreneur Business ...

Co-op Bank Partners with Kenya Airways in Financing Pilots Training

11-17-2010 | 13:13:05
Co-op Bank has partnered with Kenya Airways to finance Pilots training program. Under the Ab Initio program, trainee pilots will receive loans from Co-op ...

KCB feted for environmental conservation

11-17-2010 | 13:11:17
KCB Group has been recognized for its outstanding environmental initiatives in the region which includes planting one million trees in 2011. The bank ...

South African Tourism Re-affirms Commitment to Nigeria

11-15-2010 | 11:04:31
Growing Nigerian tourism market share and using South African business travel and leisure as draw cards SA Tourism re-affirms its commitment to the Nigerian ...

Gold Fields ranks top in carbon

11-15-2010 | 11:02:39
Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that it was ranked joint first in the JSE Top 1000 Carbon Disclosure ...

BP Agrees Sale of Five Southern African Marketing Businesses to Puma Energy

11-15-2010 | 11:00:57
BP today announced that it has agreed to sell its fuels marketing businesses in Namibia, Botswana and Zambia to Puma Energy. BP also announced that it ...

Small businesses are key to economic growth

11-15-2010 | 10:59:53
Nearly 12-million people rely directly on small businesses for their livelihood, and these enterprises are key to driving South Africa’s economic growth, ...

Zambia Jan-Sep copper, cobalt output up – Central Bank

11-15-2010 | 10:57:15
Copper production in Zambia, Africa's top producer of the metal, rose by 21% from January to September 2010 over the same period last year due to favourable ...

Ghana Chamber of Mines record 8% growth in 2009

11-15-2010 | 10:51:59
The Ghana Statistical Service and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning have revealed that the country's mining sub-sector recorded eight per ...

MTN airtime now available everywhere you go overseas

11-12-2010 | 11:40:35
The MTN Group has announced that airtime for all its 21 operations will now be available overseas in over 400 000 outlets following agreements with ezetop ...

Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally set for November 2011

11-12-2010 | 11:39:20
Kenya Airways’ cross border premier rally event is set for 19th to 28th November 2011 following the sponsorship extension by the Pride of Africa in a ...

African Minerals to raise up to approx $800 million for Tonkolili iron ore project

11-12-2010 | 11:37:43
African Minerals Limited (AIM: AMI or the Company), the iron ore project development company that is developing the Tonkolili project in Sierra Leone, ...

Globecomm Expands Wireless Managed Services to Africa

11-12-2010 | 11:33:23
Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: GCOM), a leading global provider of satellite-based managed network solutions, has won a contract to provide wireless ...

Lisbon to host Africa-focused agricultural business forum

11-12-2010 | 11:31:41
Following on from the success of the AgriBusiness Forum 2010 held in Kampala earlier this month, and in the framework of its international activities ...

Nigeria to Host Annual Meeting of the Common Fund for Commodities November 23-24 in Abuja

11-12-2010 | 11:30:07
Nigeria to Host Annual Meeting of the Common Fund for Commodities November 23-24 in Abuja WHO: The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the ...

Clenergen Signs Agreement with Ghana Manganese Company for Biomass Power Plant

11-12-2010 | 11:24:24
Clenergen Corporation (OTCQB: CRGE)(FRANKFURT: 9CE) signed a MOU with Ghana Manganese Company Limited with the objective to install a 2 MW/h Gasification ...

MTN Group, Western Union sign agreement to introduce cross-border Mobile Money Transfer Service in 21 countries

11-11-2010 | 12:58:26
MTN Group, (JSE: MTN), the leading mobile operator in Africa and the Middle East, and Western Union, (NYSE: WU) a leader in global payment services, ...

Ruukki's SA investment hits R3bn, JSE listing likely

11-11-2010 | 12:56:33
The Helsinki- and London-listed Ruukki, which has invested R3-billion in South Africa so far, will soon have two assets and two major projects to manage ...