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IMF Executive Board Extends Stand-By Arrangement for Angola

02-09-2012 | 08:11:01
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a request by Angola to extend the country’s Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) until ...

GeoModel Solar Releases Most Detailed Solar Resource Maps for South Africa

02-09-2012 | 08:06:00
New maps provide updated information about distribution of solar resource in South Africa and reveal sites with highest potential for solar project developmentGeoModel ...

Communication strategy says a lot about a company

02-08-2012 | 09:11:04
Human resource specialists say decision makers in business must be aware of the implications of using the many channels of communication available to engage ...

In business longevity does not equate to loyalty

02-08-2012 | 06:04:54
In the world of business an individual’s loyalty is not measured by how long he or she has been at a company. This is an outdated perspective say HR ...

Huawei targets smartphones market leadership

02-07-2012 | 10:18:09
Huawei, the Chinese telecoms giant which makes infrastructure for companies including BT, will use Britain as the launch-pad for its drive to become ...

MTN under fire in Nigeria, South Africa and Iran

02-07-2012 | 10:13:50
Report from Nigeria, Iran and South Africa indicate that within a matter of days, MTN has faced different potential misfortunes in those countries.Whiles ...

Vodafone Ghana Unveils Largest Wi-Fi Zone in Ghana

02-07-2012 | 10:04:39
Vodafone Ghana has launched the largest Wi-Fi zone in the country at the Ghana Hostels on the University of Ghana campus.This is the largest internet ...

Increase Local Procurement in Mining to Promote Growth in Africa, says World Bank Study

02-07-2012 | 09:52:37
Mining companies can boost economic growth in West Africa by purchasing more equipment, supplies and services from local companies, says a World ...

World Bank Directors in Ghana to evaluate projects

02-06-2012 | 06:19:47
About 750,000 people in three Darfur states will have improved access to water supply and sanitation through a €3.3 million African Water Facility ...

Africa enjoying newfound optimism

02-06-2012 | 06:05:36
A new optimism is permeating much of Africa. The past 10 years of unprecedented growth in sub-Saharan Africa has helped fuel this positive attitude ...

Yield-hunters descend on Accra

02-06-2012 | 05:58:02
Investors will gather in Accra from February 7-8, 2012 to hear why Ghana provides an alternative attraction for global capital and foreign direct ...

Gold Fields Ghana commissions community clinic, nurses’ quarters

02-06-2012 | 05:54:42
The Gold Fields Ghana Foundation in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service has constructed a community clinic and nurses quarters for the Damang ...

Integr8 connects with Microsoft’s Skype at COP17

02-06-2012 | 04:20:56
The Integr8 Group, together with its partners Microsoft Corporation and Penquin, has led the charge among South Africa’s most formidable managed IT service ...

MasterCard Opens East African Regional Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya

02-02-2012 | 11:27:59
Global payments and technology company announces official presence across the region MasterCard Worldwide, a global payments and technology company, today ...

WFP launches world Freerice week to fight hunger through the power of social media

02-02-2012 | 11:26:32
The theory of “Six Degrees of Separation” says that every person in the world is connected to every other person in the world through, at most, six other ...

African Union Hosts Fund-Raising Luncheon for the Pan-African University (PAU)

02-02-2012 | 11:21:58
The African Union (AU) on Tuesday, 31st January 2012 hosted a fund-raising luncheon to propel forward the recently launched Pan-African University (PAU). ...

African leaders endorse major continental infrastructure programme

02-01-2012 | 10:29:21
African Heads of State on Monday endorsed the launch of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), a multi-billion dollar initiative ...

How education and training can boost Africa’s sustainable development

02-01-2012 | 10:23:00
The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the government of Burkina Faso will hold the 2012 Triennale on Education and Training ...

North African Lawyers Commend ALSF-PALU Training Opportunities

02-01-2012 | 09:47:50
North African Lawyers have commended the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) and the Pan African Lawyers Union’s (PALU) recent capacity-building seminar, ...

AfDB and World Customs Organization partner to strengthen African customs administrations

02-01-2012 | 09:46:09
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) will work together to enhance the capacity of customs administrations in ...