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AngloGold Ashanti Q3 profit at record $457m

11-09-2011 | 09:21:34
AngloGold Ashanti posted record quarterly adjusted headline earnings* of USD457m and boosted its dividend to improve cash returns to shareholders. ...

3 Ghanaians pick honours at Ernst and Young Entrepreneurs Global awards

11-09-2011 | 09:13:02
Three of Ghana’s most successful entrepreneurs have picked up top awards in the West Africa edition of the global Ernst and Young Entrepreneurs awards.The ...

Vodafone Ghana records 32.5% growth in half year revenue

11-09-2011 | 09:07:42
Vodafone Ghana has recorded 32.5% growth in half year service revenue, ending September,2011. This is contained in the Vodafone Group's half year financial ...

Cameroon's economic growth seen at 4.4 pct in 2012

11-09-2011 | 08:55:30
Cameroon's economic growth will pick up to 4.4 percent in 2012, economists surveyed by Reuters said, but the Central African nation is set to underperform ...

Africa set for 738 million phones by end 2012

11-09-2011 | 08:53:01
Africa is the world's fastest-growing mobile phone market and the poorest continent will be home to 738 million handsets, or nearly three mobiles ...

25% of total Africa prepaid subscribers use PreTUPS™ to recharge their mobile accounts / Comviva’s Leads the Worldwide Electronic Recharge Market through its Next Generation PreTUPS

11-09-2011 | 08:48:38
1 in every 4 prepaid subscribers in Africa uses PreTUPS™   •          9% of world’s total population uses PreTUPS™*   •          25% of total Africa ...

EAA 2012: African developers are given a global stage / Ericsson and Sony Ericsson partner to run competition for application developers in sub-Saharan Africa

11-08-2011 | 12:28:25
Ericsson and Sony Ericsson partner to run competition for application developers in sub-Saharan Africa Invites local developers to submit innovative ...

What has become of Donor Aid?

11-08-2011 | 10:49:36
By Isaac Twumasi-Quantus in Accra. While the increase in donor aid can be said to be a positive aspect because it can bring much more rapid development ...

India's leading bilateral trade magazine IndoAfricanBusiness Goes LIVE with Content Partnership with African Press Organisation

11-08-2011 | 10:06:43
Indo-African Business magazine, launched eight years ago in partnership with Export-Import Bank, under the focus Africa Programe of the Ministry of Commerce, ...

Nigeria at 51: Time to Re-organise a Dis-organised Society

11-08-2011 | 09:54:32
By Columnist, Adewale T Akande in Spain. This is the time to re-organise a blessed land with a repeatitive leaders of selfish motives. It is undemocratic ...

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$615.9 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Additional Interim Debt Relief for Côte d’Ivoire

11-08-2011 | 09:41:40
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a three-year arrangement for Côte d’Ivoire under the Extended Credit ...

Burundi Climbs in Doing Business Rankings, Launches First Hilton Hotel—IFC’s 1000th Hotel Investment in Africa

11-08-2011 | 09:35:05
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced its one hundredth hotel investment in Africa with a $5.5 million financing package to hotel company, ...

G20 Panel recommends Sokoni technology platform for infrastructure development in Africa

11-08-2011 | 09:28:03
G20 leaders today welcomed the recommendations of the High-Level Panel for Infrastructure Development, endorsing the development of the Sokoni ...

UBA unveils novel premium account for women

11-08-2011 | 09:21:59
To cater for the special needs of women folk, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), has unveiled a gender specific personal current account product, ...

Access Bank, Friends Africa train SMEs on health policies

11-08-2011 | 09:17:10
Access Bank Plc in partnership with Friends for the Global Fund Africa, Friends Africa, has commenced the training of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, ...

Guinness records NGN124bn as turnover

11-08-2011 | 09:12:32
Guinness Nigeria Plc has recorded a turnover of 13 per cent to NGN124bn. Profit after tax for the year was NGN18bn, representing a 31 per cent growth ...

Ericsson says mobile data traffic will grow 10-fold between 2011 and 2016, mainly driven by video

11-08-2011 | 08:04:36
New report from Ericsson says mobile data traffic will grow 10-fold between 2011 and 2016, mainly driven by video. Mobile broadband subscriptions grew ...

Ettienne Myburgh - CastleHill Group - custom made insurance solutions for employee groups and companies in Africa.

11-08-2011 | 07:46:41
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Ettienne Myburgh, CEO of CastleHill Group, on companies investing in their employees in South Africa. Kindly ...

Buziness Africa Gets Transport Award

11-08-2011 | 07:12:04
At the 7th annual awards ceremony that took place in State Kremlin palace accompanied by a grand concert of both Russian and international pop stars, ...

Qualifications register underlines MIE’s expertise in credentials verification

11-08-2011 | 06:51:50
Managed Integrity Evaluation (Pty) Ltd. (MIE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ideco Group and established credentials verification services provider, ...