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GEPA to organise training for exporters

01-14-2013 | 06:29:31
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC) would on Monday, January 14, 2013 organise a weeklong ...

Turkey firm invests in Tanzania

01-14-2013 | 05:30:40
A renowned Turkish manufacturing company dealing with electronic appliances, BEKO has opened its showroom in the country in collaboration with Modern Holdings ...

Rwanda: Report on new mineral wealth due in March

01-14-2013 | 05:21:48
In a bid to woo more investment into the mining sector, the government will in March release a detailed report on the potential of new mining areas in ...

M-Pesa partners with VETA Kipawa

01-14-2013 | 05:18:08
Vodacom’s M-Pesa service continues to spread its wings across various sectors in the country, with the latest development being education.“From today, ...

FAO: Global food prices in 2012

01-14-2013 | 05:11:23
Global food prices fell by 7.0 percent in 2012 from the level the previous year, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation said, assuaging worries a few ...

Interswitch introduces OTP for web transactions

01-14-2013 | 05:02:16
In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s policy on the mandatory tokens for some web payments in Nigeria, Interswitch, has introduced a One-Time-Password ...

New Year Statement from Dr. Nkosazaba Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson, African Union Commission

01-11-2013 | 10:48:25
In 2012, we celebrated success in a number of fields as the continent sought to achieve its common vision of development, peace and integration. The development ...

Etisalat and Ericsson partner to provide quality network and services to subscribers in Egypt

01-11-2013 | 10:47:31
Ericsson has announced a new agreement with Etisalat Egypt to transform the telecom operator’s radio network to enable a full range of converged information ...

Bludel Technologies partners Telegrafia to launch early warning systems in Nigeria

01-11-2013 | 10:46:30
Bludel Technologies a Nigeria based Security and Technology Company, has today announced a strategic partnership with Slovakian-based Telegrafia to provide ...

Souk At-tanmia Celebrates Inclusive and Sustainable Employment with a New Generation of Talented Entrepreneurs in Tunisia

01-11-2013 | 10:45:38
“Building a new post-revolutionary Tunisia based on the ideas of young people and the strengthening the spirit of entrepreneurship” is the theme of the ...

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of a Visit to Côte d’Ivoire

01-11-2013 | 10:44:13
Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement in Abidjan today at the conclusion of ...

Vodacom announces the return of Power Hour

01-11-2013 | 10:43:27
Vodacom has brought back Power Hour which has proven to be a very popular promotion for prepaid subscribers. The new promotion will offer customers one ...

IMF Executive Board Completes 5th PSI Review and Ist Review under Standby Credit Facility for Tanzania

01-11-2013 | 10:42:09
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fifth review of Tanzania’s economic performance under the Policy Support ...

Italy donates agricultural equipment to Mozambique

01-10-2013 | 11:16:52
The Mozambican government’s Agricultural Development Fund (FDA) has received a donation of 110 tractors, accompanied with ploughs and trailers from Italy.The ...

China National Petroleum Corp grants Sudan a $1.5 bln loan

01-10-2013 | 11:09:31
China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has granted Sudan a $1.5 billion loan, Sudan's finance minister said on Wednesday, throwing a lifeline to the African ...

Ivory Coast gets $500 mln loan deal with China's Exim

01-10-2013 | 10:53:20
Ivory Coast's government has signed a $500 million low-interest loan from China's Export-Import Bank to finance construction of a 275 megawatt hydropower ...

Dangote to increase operations in Ghanaian market

01-09-2013 | 12:32:15
The Dangote Industries Limited, producers of Dangote Cement, has given its commitment to increasing its activities in Ghana, by scaling up the volume of ...

AfDB Report Recommends Generic Roadmap for Fiscal Convergence in COMESA Region

01-09-2013 | 12:31:33
A new report by the African Development Bank makes concrete proposals for the establishment of a monetary union in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern ...

SA company named runner-up in International Tech Contest

01-09-2013 | 12:30:55
These awards were designed specifically for tech start-ups and not only recognize innovation but also proactively helps companies to grow their businesses ...

Statement at the Conclusion of the Visit by IMF Director Masood Ahmed to Egypt

01-09-2013 | 12:29:53
Mr. Masood Ahmed, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), visited Cairo on January 7, 2013. During ...