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Ghana’s largest private university goes solar
18-10-2019 | 09:16:00
A 401 kWp solar system for Central University in Ghana has been inaugurated, marking an important milestone in Ghana's transition to clean energy.
[Kenya] KCB inaugurates new National Bank board
17-10-2019 | 14:12:06
The KCB Group has inaugurated a new board for National Bank of Kenya (NBK), the lender it acquired recently.
European partners strengthen private sector financing in East Africa
17-10-2019 | 13:50:04
Nairobi will this week host the EIB Eastern Africa SME and Microfinance Banking Forum that will seek to improve the economic and social impact of private sector financing supported by the lending arm of the European Union in East Africa.
[Tunisia] African Development Bank grants STEG €138 million for electricity and renewable energy project
17-10-2019 | 13:03:00
The Board of Directors of the AfDB has approved a total funding of 138 million euros for the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG) to implement the project development and equipment of the electricity transmission network.
[Nigeria] Access Bank hits over N1billion in daily digital lending
17-10-2019 | 12:34:00
Access Bank’s expanded digital lending portfolio, which gives Nigerians quick and 24/7 access to funds for emergencies without any collateral, has hit a record of N1billion in daily loan value.
[Egypt] Afreximbank to roll out quality assurance centres to support compliance with international standards and technical regulations
17-10-2019 | 12:12:00
Recognizing the negative impact on trade for African countries, the Afreximbank has introduced an initiative to tackle non-compliance with international standards and technical regulations.
[South Africa] JSE CEO co-chairs UN's initiative to drive financing for sustainable development goals
17-10-2019 | 11:27:00
JSE CEO, Dr Leila Fourie together with CEO of Allianz SE, Oliver Bäte co-chaired the UN's Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD) initiative at the UN headquarters in New York yesterday.
Sudan, IFAD partner to help smallholder farmers adapt to climate change and manage natural resources
17-10-2019 | 09:21:00
Sudan and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have entered into a new €77.7 million programme that aims to increase food security and ensure access to natural resources in the country.
[Algeria] The US contributes $560,000 to support fish farming in refugee camps
17-10-2019 | 08:55:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$560,000 from the US State Department to support WFP’s innovative fish farm in Algeria’s Tindouf refugee camps.
Novo Nordisk opens regional office in Kenya
17-10-2019 | 08:26:00
Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company headquartered in Denmark with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care has opened a regional office in Nairobi, Kenya.
[Kenya] Safaricom joins UN push to scale up private sector investment for sustainable development
17-10-2019 | 08:24:06
The UN announced today that 30 influential leaders from the corporate world will work together in a bid to free up trillions of dollars from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals.
South African companies head to the US for an agro-processing selling mission
17-10-2019 | 07:28:00
The Department of Trade and Industry is currently leading a delegation of seventeen South African companies on an Outward Selling Mission to the United States of America.
JGC, Fluor and TechnipFMC consortium awarded LNG plant project in Mozambique
17-10-2019 | 06:48:00
JGC announced that a consortium of JGC Corporation has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction project by Area 4 operator Mozambique Rovuma Venture for its onshore LNG production.
Springfield spuds first well in Ghana
17-10-2019 | 06:28:00
Springfield Exploration and Production has spudded the first of its much anticipated new wells off the coast of Ghana.
Climate-friendly biogas transform lives in rural Tanzania
15-10-2019 | 14:54:00
In Malambo village, Ngorongoro district, the lush forests and livestock that once flourished and the rivers that flowed year-long are now a distant memory.
Rice University launches Center for African and African American Studies
15-10-2019 | 12:04:46
Rice University has announced the creation of a robust new center in response to increasing interest and expertise in African and African American Studies.
[Angola] Drought and commercial cattle farming exposes tens of thousands to devastating hunger, Amnesty International
15-10-2019 | 11:33:00
Tens of thousands of pastoral farmers who have been driven off their land to make way for commercial cattle ranches have been exposed to a greater risk of hunger and starvation as drought grips southern Angola.
Sasol invests in first South African owned chemical tanker through Nduna Maritime
15-10-2019 | 11:11:00
Sasol and Nduna Maritime have entered into a R400 million enterprise and supplier development (ESD) funding agreement through the Sasol Siyakha Trust, in South Africa’s first locally-owned maritime vessel.
Malawi receives $13.2 million for sustainable fisheries, aquaculture development and watershed management project
15-10-2019 | 10:37:00
The African Development Bank Group has approved a $13.2 million financing package for a fisheries and aquaculture development project in Malawi.
International Organisation for Migration completes fish farming project to boost local economy in Niger
15-10-2019 | 10:03:00
The International Organisation for Migration has completed a fish farming project to the benefit more than 6,500 people through its project Community Stabilization Initiatives in Northern Niger, funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.
UK boosts trade and investment partnership with Ghana
15-10-2019 | 09:22:25
The UK International Development Minister visited Ghana to strengthen trade and investment ties ahead of the UK-Africa Investment Summit in 2020.
[South Africa] USTDA expands support to Cape Town’s digital and infrastructure advancement
15-10-2019 | 09:04:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced its growing commitment to support the City of Cape Town’s goal to become the most digitally connected city in Africa.
Kenya Airways partners with AccesRail to support its European network expansion
15-10-2019 | 08:39:00
Kenya Airways (KQ) has signed an agreement with train ticketing company, AccesRail, to provide its passengers with connectivity to different destinations in Europe through train transfers from 3 of its 5 European gateways.
[Kenya] KCB maintains stellar performance in Top 1000 World Banks 2019 ranking
15-10-2019 | 08:18:23
KCB Group has been ranked at position 717 in The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking for 2019, climbing nearly 100 places up, on the back of steady growth and strong balance sheet credentials.
Nigerian Stock Exchange reviews rules on pricing methodology
15-10-2019 | 08:07:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange has announced the amendment to the rules on Pricing Methodology; price movements of equity securities traded on The Exchange.
[Madagascar] African Development Bank launches Africa Disaster Risk Financing Programme
15-10-2019 | 07:53:00
The African Development Bank, in partnership with the Government of Madagascar and the African Risk Capacity, has launched the Africa Disaster Risks Financing Programme in Madagascar.
Africa Finance Corporation CEO appointed Vice Chairman, Aker Energy
15-10-2019 | 07:37:00
Aker Energy and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) have announced the appointment of Mr. Samaila Zubairu as Vice Chairman of Aker Energy’s Board of Directors.
Middle East, North Africa faces subdued growth, bolder reforms needed to boost private sector, World Bank
15-10-2019 | 07:19:00
Economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is projected to slow to 0.6% this year compared with 1.2% last year, according to a new World Bank report.
ADES, Vantage secures second deepwater drilling campaign in Egypt
15-10-2019 | 06:55:00
ADES International has entered into a second deepwater drilling campaign with a top tier international oil company for deepwater drilling services in the Egypt.
Eni, partners sign cooperation agreement for joint sustainable development initiatives in Africa
14-10-2019 | 07:48:00
Coldiretti’s President, Ettore Prandini, Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, and BF S.p.A.’s CEO, Federico Vecchioni, have signed a cooperation agreement to start assessing the potential for projects abroad– especially in Africa.
AfDB, Government Pension Investment Fund, partner for green, social and sustainability bond markets
14-10-2019 | 06:33:04
The African Development Bank and Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) have signed a partnership to promote environmental, social and governance investments in the global capital markets.
Five African countries initiate banking reforms to drive development and tackle climate change, report
11-10-2019 | 11:02:00
Thirty-eight emerging market economies, including five countries in Africa, have initiated key banking reforms to drive development and fight climate change, according to the second Global Progress Report.
[Column] Robyn Curnow: The world is waking up to the power of dyslexia
11-10-2019 | 09:45:00
As a journalist, I love words. I care about what I write, think before I speak, read with delight and savour language. Part of that relationship with words comes from the fact that I respect them.
Orange partners with Global Fund to tame diseases in Africa using digital healthcare
11-10-2019 | 06:16:37
The Global Fund and Orange have signed a partnership deal to develop innovative e-health solutions to reduce the prevalence of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, Luxembourg Stock Exchange sign MoU to expand the green bond markets
10-10-2019 | 07:12:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in promoting cross-listing and trading of green bonds in Nigeria and Luxembourg.
[South Africa] Significant economic growth achieved despite indirect global consequences, the dti
09-10-2019 | 12:46:00
The Director-General of the dti said that even though global growth remains subdued and South Africa was confronted by a host of indirect risks consequences, it still achieved significant strides in job creation and economic growth initiatives.
[Madagascar] Telma selects Ericsson for next-generation core and radio network upgrade
09-10-2019 | 11:59:25
Ericsson has been selected by Telma, Madagascar, to upgrade its core and radio network, as part of a national next-generation upgrade as it moves towards 5G.
[South Africa] DBSA, GCF partner to help reduce renewables business costs
09-10-2019 | 11:35:00
The DBSA has signed an agreement to reduce the cost of investing in South African renewables by boosting the private sector’s investment in wind and solar power in partnership with the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
[Nigeria] Afreximbank urges creation of specialised agency to take advantage of AfCFTA opportunities
09-10-2019 | 10:44:16
The President of the Afreximbank urged Nigeria to set up a specialized agency to enable it take advantage of the opportunities offered by the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Eni, Government of Angola deepen cooperation for efficient and sustainable access to energy resources
09-10-2019 | 10:11:00
The President of the Republic of Angola and the CEO of Eni met in Luanda to discuss new community development initiatives that would contribute to the carbon neutrality of Eni's activities in the country.
Ethiopian awards Gold Status to longtime ShebaMiles members
09-10-2019 | 09:36:49
Ethiopian loyalty program, ShebaMiles, has come up with a special treat to honor its Blue or Silver status members.
[South Africa] Absa leads the successful syndication of Harmony Gold’s US Dollar term loan
09-10-2019 | 09:18:00
Absa acted as Joint Global Coordinator, Bookrunner, Mandated Lead Arranger and Facility Agent on the refinancing and upsizing of Harmony's existing U$350m term loan and revolving credit facility with a new 3+1 year U$400m term loan.
IFAW, ZimParks partnership to drive wildlife and people conservation in Zimbabwe
09-10-2019 | 08:38:00
FAW and Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) signed a historic conservation partnership for wildlife and people.
[South Africa] NRCS confiscates non-compliant cements, calls for nation-wide recall
09-10-2019 | 08:08:00
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) confiscated thousands of cement bags which were found to be non-compliant with the requirements of the compulsory specification on cement.
Rwanda launches first smartphone factory in Africa
09-10-2019 | 06:50:00
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame launched a high tech smartphone factory in the country's capital Kigali, the first of its kind in Rwanda and Africa.
European Union provides €9.5 million in humanitarian aid as hunger persists in South Sudan
09-10-2019 | 06:26:00
The European Union (EU) is providing €9.5 million in humanitarian funding to the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) in South Sudan to provide food and nutrition support.
Furgo appoints Erik-Jan Bijvank as Group Director, Europe and Africa
09-10-2019 | 06:11:00
Fugro’s Board of Management has appointed Erik-Jan Bijvank as Group Director for Europe and Africa, effective 1 January 2020.
IFAD opens regional office in Egypt, provides rural development support to countries in the region
08-10-2019 | 14:30:00
IFAD has opened a regional office in Cairo to serve as a strategic rural development center for its work to reduce poverty, empower women and youth, and create employment opportunities in seven countries across the region.
[Egypt] Hyatt announces plans to open Hyatt Regency Cairo West in 2020
08-10-2019 | 14:12:00
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with ALDAU Development group for a Hyatt-branded hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
GE Power, Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals boost power plant’s output and availability in Nigeria
08-10-2019 | 13:51:00
GE Power and Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals announced that they have successfully executed GE’s 6B Performance Improvement Package upgrade on the first two out of six 6B gas turbines at the petrochemical facility in Nigeria.
IT spending in the Middle East & Africa to top $83 billion in 2020, IDC
08-10-2019 | 13:14:00
IDC's latest forecast shows that IT spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is set to reach $83.7 billion in 2020.
Magal announces a total of $8 million in recent orders from East Africa
08-10-2019 | 12:55:00
Magal Security Systems announced that it has received approximately $8 million in orders from East Africa over the past several months.
[South Africa] Vodacom Foundation, Google partnership to accelerate Africa’s digital skills development
08-10-2019 | 12:33:00
The Vodacom Foundation has partnered with Google to accelerate the empowerment of youth in South Africa with some of the digital skills required for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).
African projects win in the Global Resilience Partnership innovation challenge
08-10-2019 | 11:00:00
African projects from Kenya, Uganda, Mali and Ethiopia are among the 16 winners of The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) innovation challenge whose focus is surfacing resilience solutions across Africa and Asia.
UK aid-funded mine clearance success in Angola to be repeated in Zimbabwe
08-10-2019 | 09:25:00
Thousands of people will be safe from the threat of landmines in Zimbabwe, after the UK pledged its support for demining charity The HALO Trust.
Vivo Energy opens new commercial space in Senegal
08-10-2019 | 08:43:23
Vivo Energy Senegal, the company that distributes and markets Shell fuels and lubricants, opened its new commercial space called Welcome Corniche, located in Dakar on the West Corniche.
Eni, Government of Mozambique strengthen cooperation for sustainable development and decarbonisation
08-10-2019 | 08:23:00
The Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy in Mozambique and Eni Chief Executive Officer signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the definition of sustainable development and decarbonisation projects.
SADC, Africa Risk Capacity sign MoU on disaster risk management and finacing
08-10-2019 | 07:24:00
The Secretariat of SADC and the Africa Risk Capacity signed a MoU which lays the foundation for collaboration on matters of common interest related to disaster risk and financing for disaster management.
National Treasury outlines initiatives to boost Kenya - Ethiopia trade
08-10-2019 | 07:00:00
Acting CS for the National Treasury and Planning has called on residents of the Upper Eastern Region at the Kenya-Ethiopia border to take advantage of recently established One Stop Border Point in Moyale to boost trade.
IFC partners with CardinalStone to support SMEs in Nigeria and Ghana
08-10-2019 | 06:35:00
IFC is investing $10 million in CardinalStone to expand access to finance for high-growth, underserved small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria and Ghana.
UNESCO, MS&TP partner to offer digital literacy skills to Mozambican students
07-10-2019 | 14:08:00
Within the framework of its YouthMobile Initiative, UNESCO Mozambique, in cooperation with the Maluana Science and Technology Park (MS&TP), organised Africa Code Week coding workshops for 400 students.
African Development Bank announces new accountability index to measure institutional lending to women
07-10-2019 | 13:39:38
The African Development Bank president said that a new tool to track the level of lending to women across the continent will be important for ensuring women get the critical financial help they need.
[Botswana] Former President inaugurated first Chancellor, Amref International University
07-10-2019 | 13:16:00
His Excellency Mr Festus Gontebanye Mogae, third president of the Republic of Botswana has been inaugurated as the first Chancellor of Amref International University (AMIU).
Tourism sector vital in East African Community, EALA calls for embrace of single tourism visa, report
07-10-2019 | 12:32:00
A report of the Assembly on the Oversight activity on the Performance of the Tourism Sector in the region, wants the East African Community (EAC), to fastrack the conclusion of the EAC Protocol on Tourism and Wildlife Management.
UNIDO, Mitsui partner to raise environmental awareness, advocate for sustainable alternatives to plastic products in Africa
07-10-2019 | 12:13:00
UNIDO and Mitsui have agreed on a collaboration and partnership framework to work to promote awareness of more environmentally sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic products in Africa.
European Union strengthens Senegal partnership with €27.5 million funding
07-10-2019 | 11:58:00
During his visit to Senegal, the Member of the Commission in charge of International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signed cooperation programmes for a total of €27.5 million.
[Kenya] KRA embarks on tax compliance strategy
07-10-2019 | 11:21:31
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has embarked on an aggressive tax compliance strategy to ensure that all eligible taxpayers pay their fair share of taxes.
[Kenya] KCB lists new shares on the Nairobi Securities Exchange in National Bank take-over
07-10-2019 | 11:12:43
KCB Group has listed an additional 142,979,717shares at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) following the successful acquisition of the National Bank of Kenya (NBK).
[South Africa] Global financial leaders launch digital platform to tackle international trade barriers, bolster business growth
07-10-2019 | 11:00:00
Financial leaders from banks around the world convened in London to mark the official launch of the Trade Club Alliance.
South African Airways announces codeshare expansion to New York with Air Seychelles
07-10-2019 | 10:30:00
South African Airways (SAA) has announced the expansion of the codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles (HM) to New York effective 1 November 2019.
[South Africa] the dti launches half a billion rand Toyota Hiace Ses’filikile plant expansion
07-10-2019 | 10:12:00
The South African Minister for Trade and Industry (the dti) Ebrahim Patel, has launched a taxi manufacturing expansion plant worth almost half a billion rands in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Tower Resources in discussion with oil major on potential cooperation in Namibia
07-10-2019 | 09:49:03
Tower Resources, the AIM-listed oil and gas company with a focus on Africa has disclosed technical and commercial information to a major international oil company in order to explore the potential to co-operate in Tower's Namibian Blocks.
[South Africa] Vodacom Eastern Cape accelerates network infrastructure in rural areas
04-10-2019 | 09:44:00
Vodacom Eastern Cape region works across communities that are trapped in a cycle of poverty due to high unemployment and underdevelopment in that province.
WCS, partners fit Elephants with GPS/satellite collars to reinforce ongoing protection efforts in Nigeria
03-10-2019 | 13:46:00
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced that it has fitted six elephants with GPS/satellite collars over the past two months to further reinforce ongoing protection efforts in Nigeria’s Yankari Game Reserve.
Eswatini, IFAD partner to boost inclusive financial services for smallholder farmers
03-10-2019 | 12:48:00
About 30,900 rural people in the Kingdom of Eswatini will benefit from a new US$38.5 million project that aims to improve the prosperity and resilience of poor and vulnerable smallholder farmers and micro-entrepreneurs in the country.
Yakaar-2 appraisal well confirms world-scale gas resource offshore Senegal
03-10-2019 | 12:05:53
Kosmos Energy announced that the Yakaar-2 appraisal well has encountered approximately 30 meters of net gas pay in similar high-quality Cenomanian reservoir to the Yakaar-1 exploration well, targeting the inboard Mauritania/Senegal gas trend.
[Kenya] Forest cover declining, Lake Victoria in dire need for sustainable measures, EALA report
03-10-2019 | 10:27:00
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) report has lamented over the declining forest cover in the EAC region, while calling for remedial measures to address factors hindering on the future sustainability of the Lake Victoria Basin.
[South Africa] Absa PMI measures second consecutive large fall
03-10-2019 | 09:36:02
The seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) declined to 41.6 index points in September, down from 45.7 in August.
South Africa, Switzerland deepen STI collaboration
03-10-2019 | 09:19:00
South Africa and Switzerland are set to deepen their collaboration in science, technology and innovation (STI) following the renewal of a fruitful STI cooperation agreement between the two countries.
UK aid to boost access to finance for Sub-Saharan Africa
03-10-2019 | 08:42:00
The UK Secretary of State for International Development announced a new UK aid package that will help mobilise £500 million in private sector investment and create 50,000 jobs across Sub-Saharan Africa.
USTDA calls for energy project proposals from Sub-Saharan Africa
03-10-2019 | 08:09:31
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced a call for initial proposals from project sponsors in sub-Saharan Africa, including U.S. companies working with African project sponsors.
[Somalia] USAID announces $257 million in humanitarian aid
03-10-2019 | 07:56:54
The U.S. Government is providing nearly $257 million in additional humanitarian assistance in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 to help the people of the Federal Republic of Somalia in Mogadishu.
New oil finds in Kenya set to enhance economic diversity, ICAEW
03-10-2019 | 07:25:00
While most African countries are bearing the brunt of the US-China trade war, as well as a slump in commodity prices which is greatly affecting exporters, East Africa’s economic diversity is still playing a key role in cushioning the region from shocks.
FAR obtains additional 10% interest in Gambian blocks
03-10-2019 | 06:42:53
Australia based FAR Limited has acquired an additional 10% interest in the highly prospective offshore Blocks A2 and A5 offshore The Republic of The Gambia, giving FAR a 50% working interest and the Company retains Operatorship.
[Angola] CGG delivers advanced 4D seismic survey results to BP
03-10-2019 | 06:29:00
CGG Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has delivered state-of-the-art broadband 4D seismic results ahead of schedule from BP Angola’s latest monitor survey offshore Angola.
[Kenya] CBK successfully concludes the demonetization of the older series KSh.1,000 notes
03-10-2019 | 06:04:00
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announces the successful completion of the withdrawal (demonetization) of the older series KSh.1,000 notes.
[Kenya] KRA wins case against Dubai firm seeking to stop collection of KShs 2.3 billion tax debts
01-10-2019 | 12:17:00
The High Court in Nairobi, Kenya ruled in favour of KRA in a case filed by a Dubai based company seeking orders to stop KRA from collecting KShs 2.3 billion in tax debts from its affiliate company registered and operating in Kenya.
Atlas Mara,OPIC and UBN partner to fund $200 million for inclusive lending in Nigeria
01-10-2019 | 11:58:00
Atlas Mara announced that the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has entered into an agreement to provide $200 million in financing for Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) to support inclusive lending across Nigeria.
OPEC Fund supports Rwanda’s water and sanitation infrastructure with US$20m loan
01-10-2019 | 11:27:00
The Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa has signed a US$20 million loan agreement to support water and sanitation infrastructure in Rwanda.
[South Africa] DBSA delivers pleasing performance despite impact of subdued economy
01-10-2019 | 10:45:00
The DBSA delivered an encouraging set of results for the year ended 31 March 2019, despite the adverse impact of the subdued economy on the demand for infrastructure funding.
Spending on AI systems in the Middle East & Africa to top $374 million in 2020, IDC
01-10-2019 | 10:13:00
Spending on AI systems in the Middle East and Africa is expected to maintain its strong growth trajectory as businesses continue to invest in projects that utilize the capabilities of AI software and platforms according to IDC.
Zimbabwe signs wildlife conservation partnership with IFAW
01-10-2019 | 09:47:00
The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) announced a ground-breaking partnership to enhance wildlife conservation in key protected areas in the country.
EXIM approves $5 billion to finance U.S. exports to Mozambique LNG project
01-10-2019 | 09:07:00
The board of directors of the EXIM voted unanimously to authorize a direct loan of up to $5 billion to support the export of U.S. goods and services from multiple states for development and construction of an integrated LNG project in Mozambique.
South Africa, UK to showcase successful research chairs partnership
01-10-2019 | 08:08:00
South Africa and the United Kingdom will showcase the activities of a joint research chairs programme under the UK-South Africa Newton Fund during a symposium to be held in Pretoria on Wednesday, 2 October.
World Bank supports Djibouti's investment in new Education project
01-10-2019 | 07:57:00
The World Bank has announced new support for Djibouti’s efforts to expand access to quality education for 35,000 children.
[South Africa] Government publishes regulations for processed meat products
01-10-2019 | 07:51:00
New regulations to protect the South African consumer against health and safety risks posed by the production of processed meat products will come into effect this month.
[South Africa] Vodacom launches an emergency service app for deaf and hearing impaired persons
01-10-2019 | 07:36:16
Vodacom has extended a helping hand through the launch of the Vodacom 112 Emergency Service App that enables persons with communication barriers to contact emergency services when they need help.
Ghana commodity exchange partners with WFP to manage warehouse for smallholder farmers
01-10-2019 | 07:25:00
The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) has partnered with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to manage a warehouse WFP constructed for smallholder maize farmers in the Ejura/Sekyedumase Municipality.
Bamburi partners with Vivo Energy Kenya on safe disposal of waste oil
01-10-2019 | 06:46:00
Bamburi Cement, through its waste management division Geocycle, has partnered with Vivo Energy Kenya to collect and safely dispose waste oil from Shell service stations across the country and Vivo Energy’s commercial customers.
[Mozambique] Total closes acquisition of Anadarko’s shareholding at $ 3.9 billion
01-10-2019 | 06:20:00
Total has announced the closing of the acquisition of Anadarko’s 26.5% operated interest in the Mozambique LNG project for a purchase price of $ 3.9 billion.