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Mastercard Foundation launches $200 million fund to catalyze job opportunities
02-12-2022 | 11:55:22
The Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund (MFAGF), a Fund of Funds that works through African investment vehicles to support early-stage, growth-oriented SMEs on the continent, has been launched with a committed $200 million.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Reinvigorate Kenyan textiles and apparel sector to create jobs
29-11-2022 | 10:58:52
This might surprise you, but Kenya is one of the global suppliers of big fashion brands in America.
[Column] Alison Palmer: Fighting South Africa's tech skills gap with solutions that deliver value
23-11-2022 | 08:21:00
The global IT skills shortage is real and not going away. According to a May 2022 McKinsey report, an overwhelming majority of companies worldwide (87%) are aware that they either already have a skills gap or will have one within a few years.
IFC partners with DTRT Apparel to expand garment production in Ghana
21-11-2022 | 13:39:20
Backing Ghana's ambition to become a regional textile and apparel manufacturing hub, IFC announced a partnership with DTRT Apparel Group that will support the expansion of the company's garment production capacity.
Lancement du projet Employment4Youth-L’Industrie 4.0 pour favoriser l’emploi des jeunes en Côte d’Ivoire
16-11-2022 | 11:56:44
L’objectif principal de ce projet est d’aider la Tunisie et la Côte d’Ivoire à accroître l’emploi des jeunes et améliorer les conditions de travail en structurant et en consolidant un écosystème d’économie numérique et particulièrement celui de l’Industrie 4.0.
[Column] Cathy Smith: Empowered employees walk the talk on social impact
09-11-2022 | 10:47:38
But social impact requires more than just a clear sense of purpose. It requires concerted action to redirect resources and effort toward activities that hold the greatest potential for positive impact.
[Column] Millicent Clarke: Creating a strong employee value proposition that exceeds employee expectations
03-11-2022 | 07:54:29
A workforce revolution has set in, one which business cannot ignore. While not too long ago, compensation and benefits were enough to attract and retain talent – this is no longer the case.
IFC appoints Madalo Minofu as Country Manager for Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia
19-10-2022 | 15:29:00
IFC has appointed Madalo Minofu as the new Country Manager for Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia. In her new role, Minofu will help strengthen the role of the private sector in energy, telecom, manufacturing, and agribusiness development in the three countries.
IFC appoints Malick Fall as Country Manager for Burundi, DRC and the Republic of Congo
19-10-2022 | 15:18:00
IFC has appointed Malick Fall as the new Country Manager for Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and the Republic of Congo.
The Presidential Employment Stimulus reaches one million South Africans
04-10-2022 | 11:44:39
The Presidential Employment Stimulus (PES) has – since its launch in October 2020 – created opportunities for over 1 million direct beneficiaries across South Africa.
SociumJob. lève des fonds auprès d’investisseurs pour accélérer son déploiement en Afrique francophone
26-09-2022 | 13:37:00
SociumJob. lève 1 million d'euros pour accélérer son déploiement en Afrique francophone et permettre aux entreprises opérant sur le continent de recruter les meilleurs talents.
SAP cooperation project creates over 530 jobs to power Africa’s digital economy
20-09-2022 | 12:26:37
The project is part of the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation and the develoPPP program that the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH implements on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
[Kenya] Safaricom, NCPWD link persons with disabilities with job opportunities through online portal
15-09-2022 | 05:00:00
The portal, powered by IT service provider Fuzu, is a first in Africa and seeks to help employers easily identify and recruit Persons with Disabilities into their firms.
Carrières à la Mastercard Foundation-Programme de stages pour les diplômés
18-08-2022 | 11:01:00
La Fondation Mastercard recrute la prochaine cohorte de jeunes diplômés à travers l'Afrique et le Canada pour son programme de stages de 6 à 12 mois.
Careers at the Mastercard Foundation-Graduate Internship Program
18-08-2022 | 10:51:00
The Mastercard Foundation is recruiting the next cohort of young graduates across Africa and Canada for our 6-12 month Graduate Internship Program.
[Column] Vukani Mngxati: High time for a greater national effort in skills development
18-08-2022 | 09:46:45
The skills required range from cyber security practitioners, data design and analytics to artificial intelligence and machine learning. Those who have these skills have become marketable commodities not only in South Africa but around the world.
[Column] Shiraz Khota: How to beat the great resignation with human experience management
12-08-2022 | 08:17:33
The past two years have shifted the goalposts for every company wishing to build a high-performance culture.
GoGlobal expands operations in Africa with launch of Employer of Record services in South Africa
10-08-2022 | 16:19:41
GoGlobal, the provider of global Employer of Record (EOR) services, announced the launch of operations in South Africa, to accelerate its commitment to support business investment in the region.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Driving the business community’s participation in skills training
04-08-2022 | 11:13:00
The ever-evolving trends in sectors such as manufacturing, technology, automation and climate change are changing the world of work, and together with it, the skills required to adapt and maintain a competitive edge.
EXIM Bank approves $279m to support U.S. exports to Cameroon and Brazil
20-07-2022 | 15:52:00
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Board approved two transactions that will support U.S. exports to Cameroon and Brazil. Together, the two projects total more than $279 million.
Pan-African talent marketplace Gebeya announces new innovation to accelerate hiring freelance professionals
20-07-2022 | 15:17:00
Gebeya, the Pan-African marketplace for freelance professional talent, announced a new innovation to accelerate a more stable, dynamic African tech talent infrastructure.
A more competitive private sector could boost growth and jobs in Namibia, World Bank report
14-07-2022 | 10:41:32
The report, the Namibia Country Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) , highlights opportunities for Namibia to attract investment and achieve sustainable private sector-driven growth
[Column] Moses Anibaba: Education for employment
08-07-2022 | 14:23:26
Africa has the youngest population in the world, representing an enormous opportunity for the continent’s growth and the opportunity to become leaders as global citizens – provided these energetic, creative young people can achieve their true potential.
Travel and tourism jobs in Nigeria to double over the next decade, WTTC
04-07-2022 | 11:25:00
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the Travel & Tourism sector in Nigeria is expected to create 2.6 million new jobs over the next decade, doubling the number of those employed within the sector by 2032.
Graduates of SAP Young Professionals Programme paves way for Africa’s digital future
28-06-2022 | 11:00:00
Graduates of the SAP Young Professionals Program are adding valuable digital skills capacity to African enterprises across the continent.
[South Africa] Vodacom launches initiative to connect youth to the gig economy
23-06-2022 | 14:11:11
Get-A-Gig was launched as an extension of Vodacom’s recently revamped NXT LVL (pronounced next level), a platform aimed to address the challenges faced by young people.
[Column] Vukani Mngxati: Building trust in the workplace is mission critical
21-06-2022 | 14:11:00
Earlier this year the global communications firm Edelman in its excellent annual Trust Barometer Survey found that close on seventy percent of those surveyed tended not to believe information until they saw evidence it was trustworthy.
[Interview] Michelle Matthews, Director, Viridian, South Africa
14-06-2022 | 17:02:46
Following the rising levels of unemployment among young South Africans, the UK-South Africa Tech Hub Launch League initiative undertook a research project.
Africa Investment Forum highlights continent’s immense investment opportunities
13-06-2022 | 08:49:00
Thirty-eight global investors representing $200 billion in assets under management expressed strong interest in pipeline projects of the Africa Investment Forum during a roundtable held on the sidelines of the 2022 Milken Global Conference.
Hubs, incubators and gig work point unemployed South African youth to jobs, report 
30-05-2022 | 12:00:00
In 2022, predictions for the South African youth unemployment rate are projected to be as high as 64%. The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates that by 2025, 85 million jobs worldwide may be displaced by technological disruption. However, as many as 97 million new jobs may emerge.
01Talent Africa and the local authorities accelerate digital transformation of Africa at Africities summit
19-05-2022 | 15:00:00
01Talent Africa has been actively been involved in this year’s Africities Summit as it seeks to boost the skills of young people in the continent.
[Column] Berenice Chassagne: Engaged Employee Experience: Balancing human and technology
09-05-2022 | 13:31:00
​​​​​​​Employee engagement is a key driver of the overall performance of a business.
World Bank approves $400m program to support Morocco’s social protection response and reform
09-05-2022 | 10:07:41
The World Bank approved a $400 million program to support Morocco’ social protection system, as part of the kingdom’s sweeping reforms to strengthen its social safety nets.
IFC loans $10m to I&M Bank Rwanda to support SMEs, economic activity and Jobs
09-05-2022 | 10:07:40
IFC announced a loan to I&M Bank Rwanda, to help the bank increase lending to potentially thousands of Small and Medium Sized enterprises in Rwanda, many of which are facing COVID-19-related liquidity challenges.
IFC invests in Egyptian private equity fund to support business growth
09-05-2022 | 10:07:33
IFC announced an investment in an Egyptian private equity fund to help improve access to capital for small- and medium-sized companies in the country, supporting their resilience, growth, and ability to create jobs.
Société Générale, EIB unlock €10m support for SME investment in Cameroon
09-05-2022 | 10:07:29
Société Générale and the European Investment Bank (EIB) confirmed agreement of a new joint initiative to support economic development across Cameroon.
Heirs Holdings $1.1bn OML 17 deal demonstrates renewed confidence in Nigerian economy
09-05-2022 | 10:07:27
The investment of over $1billion by Heirs Holdings in the acquisition of the strategic OML 17 from Shell, ENI and Total, has been described by various analysts as a very positive affirmation of confidence in the robustness of the Nigerian economy.
IFC more than doubles issuance of social bonds in FY2020 to over $3bn
09-05-2022 | 10:07:23
IFC released its new Social Bond Impact Report, showing cumulative volume raised from the program more than doubled in FY2020, bringing the total to over $3 billion since the program's founding.
DFC signs $14.75m loan to advance economic growth in West Africa and the Sahel region
09-05-2022 | 10:07:21
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), signed a $14.75 million loan portfolio to support lending to small and medium enterprises in West Africa and the Sahel region.
DFC approves $3.6 billion of new investments in global development
09-05-2022 | 10:07:03
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) approved investments this quarter totaling more than $2.5 billion across nine projects that will advance development in Africa, Latin America, and emerging markets across the globe.
World Bank provides $75m to mitigate COVID-19 impacts, support recovery in Madagascar
09-05-2022 | 10:06:52
The World Bank approved $75 million development policy operation for Madagascar to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
EIB, al Amana Microfinance partner to support micro-enterprises in Morocco
09-05-2022 | 10:06:41
The European Investment Bank (EIB), and al Amana Microfinance announced the signature of a €3 million finance contract supporting access to financing and the development of Moroccan micro-enterprises.
African Development Bank contributes to strengthening of economic and financial governance in Niger
09-05-2022 | 10:06:39
The implementation of the Support Project for Internal Resource Mobilization and the Improvement of Economic and Financial Governance, supported by the African Development Bank, has contributed to strengthening Niger's economic resilience.
World Bank approves $50m grant to improve access to electricity in Sierra Leone
09-05-2022 | 10:06:34
The World Bank approved a $50 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve access to electricity in Sierra Leone and enhance institutional capacity and commercial management of the sector.
IFC provides loan to support Tanzanian glassmaker Kioo
09-05-2022 | 10:06:32
IFC announced a loan to Kioo, East Africa's largest producer of glass bottles, to help the Tanzanian company weather COVID-19-related challenges, protect jobs, and invest in energy-efficient machinery to reduce its carbon footprint.
CDC targets over $1bn annual investment in African businesses
09-05-2022 | 10:06:30
CDC Group, the UK’s impact investor and development finance institution (DFI), announced a commitment to invest over $1 billion again in African businesses in 2021.
DFC announces initiatives to expand U.S. investment and development in Morocco
09-05-2022 | 10:06:13
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer and Prosper Africa Executive Chairman Adam Boehler announced a series of efforts to expand U.S. investment in Morocco.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Role of productive jobs in improving quality of life
06-05-2022 | 16:08:00
The growth of productive jobs by manufacturing means that many people will be able to support their dependants and live quality lives with access to basic amenities such as healthcare, education, clean water and food.
[Column] Kgomotso Ramoenyane: The pros and cons of implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for SMEs
03-05-2022 | 12:10:09
Several smaller companies followed suit, marking the beginning of a “trial-and-error” period that has highlighted both pros and cons for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and businesses across the board.
World Bank launches new Country Partnership Framework for Ghana
24-02-2022 | 09:45:00
The World Bank has launched a new five-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Ghana for 2022 - 2026. The CPF prioritizes investments in human capital, job creation, economic diversification and building a resilient health system.
JSE ramps up enterprise development with speed coaching for SMEs in South Africa
16-02-2022 | 15:17:46
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is ramping up the roll out of its enterprise development initiatives through a series of speed coaching sessions aimed at assisting SMEs to scale up, raise capital and create jobs.
ILO and GIZ partner to support development of technical education and labour market in Egypt
09-02-2022 | 11:27:02
This comes in the context of the continuous support ILO and GIZ extend to the Egyptian Government to set decent work standards, as well as implement labour market, vocational training and migration activities.
[South Africa] Nedank taps Citrix solutions to embrace hybrid work
03-02-2022 | 12:02:00
Nedank has gone all in on the new model, announcing that employees whose jobs do not require them to be in a branch office can work from home on a permanent basis if they choose.
[Nigeria] Shell partners with SAP to boost digital skills in the workplace
25-01-2022 | 14:06:57
In Nigeria's highly competitive oil and gas sector, a partnership between one of the largest oil and gas exploration and production companies and SAP on its Young Professionals Program is producing a steady supply of work-ready digital skills that can support vital digital transformation efforts.
Orange Corners South Africa and AstraZeneca South Africa join forces to support for young entrepreneurs
25-01-2022 | 14:01:54
Orange Corners South Africa (OC) and AstraZeneca South Africa have officially announced a new partnership to support Orange Corner’s programme in South Africa focused on creating an enabling environment for young entrepreneurs.
South Africa’s office and work-from-home plans have changed for 2022
29-12-2021 | 10:44:00
In June 2021, an estimated 50% of the South African workforce was working from home full-time, with the Covid-19 pandemic fundamentally changing views on where and how people work best.
Libya, Niger move forward on strengthening migration management and labour mobility
01-12-2021 | 07:30:00
In a step towards regularizing labour migration, Libya and Niger signed a memorandum of understanding that seeks to protect migrant workers through effective work visa issuance before employment and to better respond to Libya's labour market needs.
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: West Africa’s circular economy efforts at the forefront of fostering a more sustainable future
24-11-2021 | 08:24:00
The vast majority of population growth across the continent will be concentrated in urban areas. WEF data indicates that more than 80% of Africa's population growth between now and 2030 will be in cities, with Lagos growing at a pace of 77 people every hour.
AWS expands access to free cloud skills training on its mission to educate 29 million people by 2025
24-11-2021 | 08:16:24
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company has announced four initiatives to empower learners and make it even easier for anyone with a desire to learn to access free cloud computing skills training and unlock new career possibilities in the cloud.
The RIKA HR Leadership Programme launches in Africa
20-11-2021 | 07:37:17
RIKA’s programme aims to bridge the gap between traditional HR practices and more holistic leadership approaches through a training program that brings together business, thought and HR leaders from around the world as faculty and speakers.
South Africa's CareerBox launches in Kenya to enhance employment opportunities
16-11-2021 | 10:08:00
CareerBox announced its African expansion with the opening of a branch in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of efforts to reduce unemployment using demand-led training in order to create sustainable service industry job opportunities.
Kenyan HR Company Workpay expands into Nigeria
02-11-2021 | 10:12:17
Nigeria will act as the company’s hub for the West Africa region. Workpay is a graduate of Y Combinator and Google for Startups Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa exits recession in 2021, recovery still vulnerable, Africa Pulse
08-10-2021 | 10:26:00
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to emerge from the 2020 recession sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic with growth expected to expand by 3.3 percent in 2021. This is one percent higher than the April 2021 forecast according to the latest edition of Africa Pulse.
CDC commits $100m to African Development Partners III to fuel medium-sized and large companies in Africa
06-10-2021 | 10:53:00
CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor announced a $100 million commitment to African Development Partners III, advised by Development Partners International LLP (DPI), a pan-African private equity firm.
IATA intervenes to rebuild South Africa’s tourism industry
05-10-2021 | 09:15:00
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the South African government to step up its support for the air transport industry to facilitate the recovery of industries supported by aviation such as travel and tourism.
Recruitment technology firm Bloovo expands into Egypt and the US
15-09-2021 | 10:50:03
Bloovo, the recruitment technology company specializing in the provision of AI-powered talent acquisition solutions has expanded to Egypt and the US markets with its wide portfolio of solutions and products
African Development Bank approves $137m loan for Botswana’s economic recovery
10-09-2021 | 08:57:00
The African Development Bank has approved a $137 million loan to support Botswana’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
IFC invests in BCI Holding, creates manufacturing jobs in Egypt, Algeria and Nigeria
08-09-2021 | 08:30:00
A financing package from IFC will help BCI Holding SA, a regional manufacturer and distributor of polyurethane (PU) raw materials, systems and specialities to further expand its production in Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria.
Rwazi is recruiting 10,000 young Africans to gather on-ground information
26-08-2021 | 11:42:00
Rwazi, a company that provides organizations with on-ground data from Africa is recruiting 10,000 young Africans.
[Column] Lizelle Strydom: How the BPO sector is giving African women a platform to grow
26-08-2021 | 08:59:00
While training programmes can help bridge the skills gap for women from disadvantaged communities, it is vital that organisations develop a culture of mentorship to help women progress in their careers.
Five things the past 20 years can teach us about the future of work lives
19-08-2021 | 09:37:35
Many of the technologies we take for granted in our day-to-day work lives were developed over the past 10 to 20 years, including Skype in 2003, Gmail and Facebook in 2004, Twitter in 2006 and the iPhone, the world’s first true mainstream smartphone, in 2007.
Alithya expands into Morocco to bolster expertise of its Digital Solutions Center
06-08-2021 | 10:12:37
Alithya announced the opening of a subsidiary office in Tangier, Morocco, to leverage the North African country's rich IT talent pool in order to bolster the expertise of its teams, and help advance the innovative work.
FAPA launches franchising project to bolster small enterprises in Tanzania
26-07-2021 | 16:47:48
The Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), launched its Africa Franchise Accelerator Project in Tanzania, to promote and model franchising as part of a national enterprise development strategy to stimulate economic integration.
IFC partners with Tunisian olive oil producer CHO to promote job creation, sustainability
07-07-2021 | 15:19:00
IFC announced a financing and advisory services package for CHO Group, Tunisia's olive oil producers and exporters, to help the company expand production and create jobs in the agriculture sector.
NCDMB, NNPC invest in N10.5bn brass petroleum products terminal in Nigeria
25-06-2021 | 14:21:00
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and ZED Energy signed shareholders agreement on the construction of Brass Petroleum Products Terminal.
Value chains project supported by the AfDB helps increase animal production, income of agro-entrepreneurs in Gambia
12-05-2021 | 08:33:00
The Agricultural Value Chains Development Project , implemented since 2016 in The Gambia, has increased animal production and the income of agripreneurs, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB).
[South Africa] Vodacom unveils package to connect jobseekers to employment opportunities
05-05-2021 | 15:16:11
Vodacom is also donating Facebook advertising to jobseekers, helping them to promote their profiles using Facebook banner advertising to reach hiring managers across the country.
World Bank supports job creation, economic growth in Malawi through Country Partnership Framework
05-05-2021 | 08:37:00
The World Bank discussed the new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Malawi, which supports the creation of more jobs, the strengthening of human capital, and supporting foundations for economic growth and accountability.
International Labour Organization and EU launch T4DW Project in Ghana
29-04-2021 | 11:46:34
The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, the International Labour Organisation and the European Union have jointly launched the Trade for Decent Work (T4DW) Project in Accra.
[Column] John Mc Loughlin: Educating remote workers on cybersecurity
29-04-2021 | 08:37:39
In a recent study by Microsoft, more than 25 percent of remote workers had personally experienced a cyberattack. This is largely as a result of employers being forced to quickly implement a remote work strategy.
South Africa ranked top global business services sector location for 2021
13-04-2021 | 09:31:43
In a boost to business confidence, South Africa has won an award as the top global location for business process services, in a sector that is rapidly expanding locally and exporting call-centre and related services to other parts of the world.
[Column] Genevieve Koolen: How organizations can shape their culture for the new world of work
13-04-2021 | 08:26:32
Will people return to the office when it’s safe to do so? Since the start of the pandemic last year, organisations and employees across the world have embraced remote work like never before.
Sub-Saharan Africa poised for recovery amid recession, World Bank
31-03-2021 | 09:26:00
The economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020, and prospects for recovery are strengthening amid actions to contain new waves of the pandemic.
Ekuity Capital, Tuniso-Kuwaiti and Pfizer certified among the best places to work in Tunisia for 2021
30-03-2021 | 08:51:57
6 companies made the list this year in Tunisia as the best places to work.
[Interview] Naike Moshi, Country Director, CVPeople Tanzania
26-03-2021 | 09:45:39
CVPeople Tanzania is a talent acquisition and recruitment company that has for 6 years established itself as a frontrunner in the executive search and headhunting for clients across banking, telecom, and NGO sectors.
Proparco, Société Générale Moçambique enter new partnership to support SMEs
23-03-2021 | 10:34:00
Proparco’s grant of a portfolio guarantee to Société Générale Moçambique will enable the bank to increase its SME financing activity.
Mozambique’s economy growth expected to rebound by 2022, World Bank
05-03-2021 | 07:57:00
Mozambique’s economy is expected to gradually recover from 2021 but substantial downside risks remain due to uncertainty surrounding the path of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kenya Breweries Limited unveils academy to train 10,000 bartenders
25-02-2021 | 12:05:42
Kenya Breweries Limited, KBL, has launched a Diageo Bartenders Academy whose aim is to upscale, build capacity and trade engagement to Kenyan bartenders.
Côte d’Ivoire in talks with EU for €1bln cocoa loan
24-02-2021 | 07:14:00
Côte d’Ivoire is expecting €1 billion from the European Union to improve the sustainability of its cocoa industry.
[Cameroon] financing agriculture - farmers hold parley with project managers and bankers
17-02-2021 | 10:57:00
The National Confederation of Cameroon Cooperatives and Agro-pastoral Federations, met development partners in Yaounde to find solutions to farmers' challenges such as project writing and financing.
MTN unveils Employee Value Proposition to address changing work environment
11-02-2021 | 12:44:07
MTN Group has unveiled its a new Employee Value Proposition (EVP) entitled “Live Inspired” to drive agility, flexibility and future fit skills for its workforce.
ILO joins partnership to promote global health
10-02-2021 | 06:57:07
The ILO has joined the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All (SDG3 GAP), becoming the 13th signatory agency to the partnership.
Orange Egypt certified as a Top Employer in Egypt and Africa for 2021
09-02-2021 | 12:35:09
Orange Egypt, provider of integrated telecommunications services, has been certified as “Top Employer for 2021” in Egypt and Africa for the seventh year in a row by the global Top Employers institute.
Heirs Holdings $1.1bn OML 17 deal demonstrates renewed confidence in Nigerian economy
08-02-2021 | 15:29:00
The investment of over $1billion by Heirs Holdings in the acquisition of the strategic OML 17 from Shell, ENI and Total, has been described by various analysts as a very positive affirmation of confidence in the robustness of the Nigerian economy.
Eight responsibilities of which a warehouse manager must be aware
08-02-2021 | 10:50:13
A warehouse manager has one of the most challenging jobs around. They have many responsibilities and have to oversee one of the most complex yet critically important aspects of the business.
FAO, AFD launch project to boost sustainable wildlife management, food security in southern Africa
04-02-2021 | 11:20:00
FAO and the French Development Agency (AFD), launched a new €3.5 million project to improve sustainable wildlife management and food security in the world's largest terrestrial transfrontier conservation area.
Ford invests $1 billion to modernize, expand South African manufacturing for all-new Ranger
04-02-2021 | 08:40:00
Ford Motor Company announced an investment of $1.05 billion in its South African manufacturing operations to modernize, expand South African manufacturing for all-new Ranger.
IFC, FMO announce loan to support South Africa's blueberry industry
27-01-2021 | 13:32:00
A loan from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank FMO, announced a loan to support growth, exports, and jobs in South Africa's blueberry industry.
DHL Global Forwarding recognized as Top Employer 2021 in Middle East and Africa
26-01-2021 | 12:46:00
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, was recognized as Top Employer for 2021 in Middle East and Africa.
Over 100 million global Travel & Tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021, WTTC
22-01-2021 | 07:34:00
More than 100 million jobs could return to the global Travel & Tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).