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Regional Telecom Leaders Prepare to Set Strategies for Evolving Networks & Services in Dakar

06-16-2011 | 05:19:54
Over 600 telecom leaders from across West & Central Africa will gather in Dakar at West & Central Africa Com conference. Their agenda for the 2 days ...

Vodacom uses mobile technology to help fight community crime

06-16-2011 | 05:16:52
Vodacom has partnered with The Khulisa's Youth out of School Ubuntu Club in Tembisa to help the community fight crime through a mobile technology ...

Vodacom invests in employee leadership across Africa

06-16-2011 | 05:13:40
Vodacom, in partnership with the Wits Business School, on Monday saw twenty-four employees graduate from the Vodacom Advanced Executive Programme (VAEP). The ...

SAB Offers R3 Million and Skills Training to Youth Owned Businesses

06-16-2011 | 05:12:36
As South Africa celebrates youth month and with Youth Day being celebrated tomorrow, the South African Breweries Limited (SAB) is calling on young ...

IFC Leads $115 million Financing for Vodafone Ghana, Helping Expand Telecoms Services

06-16-2011 | 05:11:04
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has mobilized a $115 million financing package for Vodafone Ghana from Chinese, German, and African institutions ...

IFC and Sida Launch New Phase of Program to Support Private Sector Development in Liberia

06-16-2011 | 05:09:43
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Swedish International Development Agency have launched the third phase of the Liberia Private Sector Development ...

World Bank Grants US$5.80M to Fight “Thirst Problem” in Rural Djibouti

06-16-2011 | 05:08:31
A rural community development and water project approved today by the World Bank focuses on increasing access to water for rural communities in Djibouti, ...

Ghana Learns from Youth Employment Programs and Social Safety Nets in Latin America & the Caribbean

06-16-2011 | 05:05:39
As part of the South-South Initiative launched by World Bank Group President Zoellick in 2008, a high-level delegation from Ghana which included the ...

World Bank Advances $75 Million for Early Engagement in Upcoming Nation of South Sudan

06-16-2011 | 04:58:16
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today recommended that a $75 million trust fund be established to help provide health care, infrastructure, ...

IMF Executive Board Completes 6th Review Under Extended Credit Facility for Mali, Approves a US$40

06-14-2011 | 08:27:02
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth review of Mali’s performance under the economic program supported ...

La COMHAFAT va accompagner le développement de l’activité aquacole dans les 22 pays africains

06-14-2011 | 08:06:38
La Conférence ministérielle sur la coopération halieutique entre les Etats africains riverains de l’Océan atlantique (COMHAFAT, 22 pays) a réitéré vendredi ...

Quelque 165 000 agriculteurs béninois vont bientôt accroître leurs productions agricoles

06-14-2011 | 08:05:29
Quelque 165.000 agriculteurs béninois (dont 40% de femmes) vont utiliser des techniques agricoles améliorées pour accroître les productions agricoles, ...

75 projets d’investissement autorisés au Zimbabwe en 2011

06-14-2011 | 08:03:20
L’Autorité chargée des investissements au Zimbabwe (ZIA) a accepté 75 projets d’une valeur de plus de 900 millions de dollars américains au cours des ...

Barbara Johnson - On Changing Circumstances & life Changing development for South Africans.

06-14-2011 | 08:01:19
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Barbara Johnson, founder and leader of Leadership Dimensions, on better personal performance and contribution ...

Five hot secrets of top of the mind brands

06-14-2011 | 07:58:37
By Yinka Olaito in Nigeria. Being top of the mind brand is not a day’s job. Most top of the minds realise staying at the top and maintaining the status ...

Peasant Farming: the way I see it

06-14-2011 | 07:54:39
By Isaac Twumasi Quantus in Accra. The poverty of an African peasant farmer is not accidental: it is intrinsic to the peasant mode of economic organization. ...

Wavetec Sponsors African Business Awards As Technology Partners

06-13-2011 | 09:39:29
Wavetec proudly announces its partnership with the most prestigious event, African Business Awards 2011 as “The Technology Partners”. By partnering ...

TAAG Angola Airlines Purchases Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft Backed by Ex-Im Bank

06-13-2011 | 09:38:39
The national flag carrier of Angola, TAAG Angola Airlines (Linhas Aereas de Angola) is purchasing Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with GE90 engines assisted ...

Africa’s progress belongs to Africa - Overseas Development Institute

06-13-2011 | 09:37:50
‘Progress in African development happens best when it is lead by African states and citizens’ is the message from a new global research project released ...

AfDB Grants UA 40 Million to Improve Agricultural Infrastructure in Uganda

06-13-2011 | 09:30:22
The African Development Bank Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the government of Uganda have signed a loan agreement for UA 40 million. (UA 1.0 = ...