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The Middle East And North Africa Region Leaders Highlight MENA Region’s Growth Potential

10-28-2010 | 10:30:08
The Middle East and North Africa region has the potential to become an emerging market leader, said global and regional leaders in the opening plenary ...

Verizon Expanding IP Network Coverage to Multinationals in Africa

10-26-2010 | 10:58:32
Multinational corporations can take advantage of a new network alliance Verizon has formed with Gateway Business Africa that will expand Verizon Business ...

Reversing Brain Drain is Key to Africa’s Development / Noble Laureate Wole Soyinka at AfDB Eminent Speakers Forum

10-26-2010 | 10:57:17
The first African to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Wole Soyinka, has said that the reversal of Africa’s brain drain is key to the continent’s ...

IFC, Partners Sign Agreement to Improve Access to Finance for Cocoa Farmers in West Africa

10-26-2010 | 10:55:52
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with the World Cocoa Foundation and the Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative to explore ...

8th Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE 2010) opens with the theme “Earth Observation for Africa's Development Agenda”

10-26-2010 | 10:54:07
The 8th African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment Conference opened at UN-ECA in Addis Ababa gathering distinguished geoscientists, educators, ...

African Women in Business Challenge 2010-2011 is now open

10-26-2010 | 10:28:07
The sector competition organised by BiD Network opens in its second edition. Women entrepreneurs from all African countries are invited to submit their ...

EAC, tripartite partners in conference to drive regional infrastructure development / Nairobi event seeks funding commitments for development of major transport corridors

10-25-2010 | 12:29:35
Countries from the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region meet next week in Nairobi to discuss strategies and funding for development of infrastructure ...

AfDB Mulls African Women Innovation Award

10-25-2010 | 12:27:48
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is considering launching a global competition aimed at identifying women’s projects and women-owned small businesses ...

MTN South Africa Launches the new Blackberry Torch Smartphone in South Africa

10-25-2010 | 12:25:34
Combines New Touch Screen Experience with Easy-To-Use Keyboard First to Feature New BlackBerry 6 with Rich WebKit Browser Johannesburg, South Africa ...

Over 1,000 leaders to take part in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in Marrakech

10-25-2010 | 12:24:08
The 2010 World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa which will take place from 26 to 28 October in Marrakech will convene over 1,000 business, ...

IMF Sees Growth Rebounding in Middle East and North Africa, Policy Focus to Shift to Structural Priorities

10-25-2010 | 12:21:55
The Middle East and North Africa region is experiencing a generally robust recovery, aided by rising oil price and production levels and supportive ...

IMF Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa Looks to Broad-Based Growth in 2010-11

10-25-2010 | 12:20:34
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today released the October 2010 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa. Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director ...

Ethiopia aims to become leading power exporter in East Africa

10-25-2010 | 12:14:30
Ethiopia will meet an ambitious vision of becoming leading energy exporter in East Africa, the countries state Ministry of Industry has said. Speaking ...

UNEP's GEO-5 To Address Global Environmental Challenges and Solutions

10-22-2010 | 07:00:43
This year has seen the world struggle with a range of environmental and humanitarian challenges, including floods in Pakistan, landslides in China, ...

Response to MTN Zakhele BEE Public Offer exceeds expectations

10-22-2010 | 06:59:07
Response to the MTN Zakhele Offer has significantly exceeded expectations. In terms of the MTN Zakhele offer, which closed at 16H00 on 14 October 2010, ...

AfDB Private Sector Approves USD 15 Million Equity Investment in Catalyst Fund

10-22-2010 | 06:57:40
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday 20 October 2010 in Tunis, a USD 15-million equity investment in ...

Sustainable Development Vice President Urges Urban Leaders to Act Now, Act Together, Act Differently

10-22-2010 | 06:56:06
World Bank Sustainable Development Vice President Inger Andersen today called on world urban leaders to “act now, act together, and act differently” ...

Savanna East Africa Anticipates Completing Multiple Acquisitions in November Following Africa Trade Mission

10-22-2010 | 06:53:22
Savanna East Africa, Inc. today announced the Company anticipates finalizing three previously announced planned acquisitions in November, following ...

Accra to Host SME Event

10-19-2010 | 15:03:40
Ghana's biggest business Exhibition and conference for business start-ups as well as Small and Medium-scale enterprises, Business Sense 2011, is to be ...

(CCTR) China Crescent $1000 Million Annual Revenue Objective and Sales Traction in Africa to Be Featured in Greenfield Partnership Webcast Scheduled This Friday, October 22

10-19-2010 | 15:01:22
China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: CCTR) today announced the Company is scheduled to be featured in an upcoming Greenfield Partnership Program ...