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[Nigeria] Heineken unveils its first Africa inspired fashion collection co-created with African designers
30-10-2017 | 14:28:00
In collaboration with Africa’s emerging design talent, Lulu Mutuli and Azra Walji, global beer brand, Heineken® has launched its first-ever African fashion collection.
[Conference] How Business can Tackle Deforestation
10-10-2017 | 11:22:00
In this webinar, Mondelēz International and its Cocoa Life partners will share their experiences with addressing deforestation and helping cocoa farmers become more resilient against the effects of climate change though cross-sector collaboration.
Conferencing in Africa sees steady ascent
09-10-2017 | 12:42:00
African conferencing facilities are becoming more than just venues for local gatherings and are now attracting major international events.
Finance Indaba 2017 | 12-13 October 2017 | Johannesburg, South Africa
20-09-2017 | 07:19:00
Finance Indaba Africa is the biggest annual expo and conference for finance professionals.
[Interview] Hans Balmaekers, Director, Intrapreneurship Conference Cape Town, 2017
12-09-2017 | 11:35:00
Hans Balmaekers is Director of the upcoming Intrapreneurship Conference taking place in Cape Town South Africa on October 13. Africa Business Communities interviews him about the event:
[Interview] Michael Leander, Founder and CEO, Markedu
11-09-2017 | 11:18:00
Attendees at the upcoming Digital Marketing Masterclass taking place in Uganda and Rwanda can win an iPad and other prizes. Africa Business Communities has asked Markedu founder Michael Leander what this event is all about.
The first Harvard Africa Alumni Action Forum kicks off in Ghana with a call to action
22-08-2017 | 07:12:26
Harvard University will host the first Harvard Africa Alumni Action Forum (HAAAF) in Accra, Ghana on 24 – 26 August 2017 where global thought leaders will gather to address the challenges, successes and discuss the way forward for Africa.
Five Kenyan youth qualify for the inaugural global Future Leaders Connect initiative
28-07-2017 | 08:43:00
Five young Kenyans will be among 50 global finalists in the inaugural Future Leaders Connect, an initiative of the British Council that seeks to create a pool of outstanding policy leaders who can create positive differences in their home countries.
BBM Messenger partners with Ariiyatickets to offer event tickets service to users in Nigeria
24-07-2017 | 10:21:46
Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, has launched Event Tickets inside Discover with partner, Ariiyatickets.
ECOWAS fetes West African companies championing quality
14-07-2017 | 08:04:00
More than 20 awards were presented have been recognized during the first edition of the ECOWAS Quality Award, to companies, personalities and institutions, for their contribution to the promotion of quality in West Africa.
Rwanda welcomes G 20 Compact with Africa Initiative
30-06-2017 | 15:00:00
Rwanda has recommended the G20 for Compact with Africa, an initiative that supports reliable financial framework in order to increase investment opportunities.
Africa borrows lessons from Chile’s success in mining sector
20-06-2017 | 12:11:00
A delegation from the Government of Chile and the Chilean private sector is set to share successful experiences and best practices in mining with African countries.
[Gabon] President announces the creation of 20 marine protected areas
09-06-2017 | 09:09:00
President Ali Bongo Ondimba announced on Monday, in a speech delivered at the United Nations headquarters, that his government has created a network of 20 marine protected areas in Gabon.
Agility launches photo competition to capture images of modernizing Africa
01-06-2017 | 11:57:00
Agility, a leading global logistics provider, is inviting photographers across Africa to take part in the Africa 2017 Photo Competition.
IFC supports forum on sustainability of family owned businesses in Senegal
29-05-2017 | 09:13:24
International Finance Corporation has collaborated with the Senegalese Institute of Administrators (ISA), to host the Administrator’s Forum, with a focus on the sustainability of family-owned businesses.
[Free Webinar] Smart Agriculture: African Agriculture in the 21st Century
19-05-2017 | 14:03:00
As president of the Africa Business Portal I would like to invite you to our next webinar Smart Agriculture: African Agriculture in the 21st Century.
[Nigeria] Infrastructure summit calls for bolder action from private sector to reduce Africa's infrastructure deficit
16-05-2017 | 09:30:19
Africa's premier infrastructure summit has opened in Abuja, Nigeria. Andrew Alli, President and CEO of AFC, said: "In 2014 we held our inaugural African infrastructure summit, bringing together our expertise, knowledge and experience in infrastructure financing.
Niger and the ECA in partnership to promote the use of ICTs in West Africa
15-05-2017 | 10:07:53
The Economic Commission for Africa’s Sub-Regional Office for West Africa and the National Assembly of Niger have established a partnership framework to organize a Forum on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region.
West African International Arbitration Conference charts future of investment arbitration in Africa
12-05-2017 | 08:06:49
More than 80 lawyers, international arbitration practitioners and government officials gathered in Abidjan in a lively exchange on the future of investment arbitration in Africa.
[South Africa] African and global business leaders in IGD Frontier 100 Forum on job creation and inclusive growth
12-05-2017 | 08:00:43
Accelerating private sector action to create jobs in key sectors to promote business growth and absorb the millions of African young people entering the workforce in Africa topped the agenda of the Initiative for Global Development's Frontier 100 Forum, held in Durban, South Africa.
Governments and investors meet to discuss Africa FDI flows in the wake of global economic uncertainty
10-05-2017 | 16:30:35
At a Roundtable event in Nairobi, Ministers from across Africa sat together with investors and the private sector to determine how best to tackle the investment and credit risk hurdles in order to make African risks bankable.
Kenya set to host over 5,000 flower growers and buyers for the sixth year in a row
05-05-2017 | 15:33:00
Over 5,000 flower growers, breeders and buyers are set to congregate in Nairobi next month for the annual International Flower Trade Expo, now in its sixth year.
[Kenya] The Helix Institute launches new set of courses on digital finance in emerging markets
05-05-2017 | 12:59:05
The Helix Institute of Digital Finance has launched new courses in addition to its flagship offering the Agent Network Accelerator (ANA).
Oxfam challenges African leaders to champion new economic models that are fit for the future
04-05-2017 | 07:04:00
African leaders must build a new more 'human economy' to tackle inequality and poverty, Oxfam has said ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa. The meeting will bring political and business leaders together from across the continent to discuss how to achieve inclusive growth.
80 Moroccan companies break ground in Rwanda at the Africa Business Connect 2017
07-04-2017 | 16:27:01
Over 500 high-level delegates from Morocco and Rwanda gathered in Rwanda for the African Business Connect 2017 which has seen the signing of key agreements including between the National Federation of Electricity and Renewable energy and private developers within the renewable energy sector in Rwanda.
Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities
07-04-2017 | 13:26:44
Leaders from Africa's biggest telecom investment companies including MTN, Orange, Helios Towers, American Tower, Eaton Towers, Google, Microsoft, Liquid Telecom and SEACOM are meeting with investment bankers,
[Nigeria] Economically sustainable seed businesses key in transforming cassava production
06-04-2017 | 08:17:58
Seed sector professionals have said that businesses selling improved varieties and high quality cassava stems for cultivation could help African farmers significantly raise their productivity.
[Free Webinar] Interested in how to attract U.S. funding? Unlocking U.S. Funding for African Projects
22-03-2017 | 14:51:00
As president of the Africa Business Portal I would like to invite you to our next webinar, Unlocking U.S. Funding for African Projects.
Africa Insights Forum | March 30th | Rotterdam, Netherlands
22-03-2017 | 11:44:00
This event will be a unique opportunity to network with and learn from 150 like-minded entrepreneurs, SMEs and multinationals who all share a common interest in doing business on the African continent.
509 Micro, small and medium enterprises trained under Seychelles MSME Development Project
22-03-2017 | 06:56:00
Some 509 micro, small and medium enterprises development (MSME) owners graduated and received certificates of participation after attending two business development courses organized by the Seychelles Enterprise Promotion Agency
[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority targets listing 40 companies in the Growth Enterprise Market Segment by 2023
21-03-2017 | 14:42:56
In its drive to increase listings on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), in line with the objectives of the 10-year Capital Market Master Plan (2014-2023), the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has signed up 70 potential issuers for the Business Incubator and Accelerator on the Listing Experience event.
Graça Machel Trust launches movement to elevate women's leadership in African development
20-03-2017 | 09:22:00
The Graça Machel Trust (GMT) announced today the launch a Pan-African initiative to 'Multiply the Faces and Amplify the Voices' of African women as a force for economic and social transformation.
30,000 Senegalese youth to receive work readiness skills training
20-03-2017 | 09:15:00
Education Development Center (EDC) and The MasterCard Foundation are set to announce a $15M, five-year project that will help more than 30,000 Senegalese youth develop the skills they need to secure jobs or start a business.
[Nigeria] Mastercard partners with Mobile Money Africa to host the Cashless Africa Conference
16-03-2017 | 06:32:00
Digital payment solutions provider, Mastercard has been unveiled as the headline sponsor of the 6th Edition of the CashlessAfrica Conference and Expo The event is organised by Mobile Money Africa and is scheduled for 22 to 23 March, at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki in Lagos, Nigeria.
Sierra Leone Opportunities for Business Action launches Freetown Pitch Night
10-03-2017 | 14:07:01
Sierra Leone Opportunities for Business Action (SOBA), a private sector development programme to facilitate economic growth in Sierra Leone, recently launched Freetown Pitch Night, a monthly event that gives entrepreneurs a platform to practice their business pitches while connecting them with the mentors, advisers, and business experts they need to grow their businesses.
[Webinar] Africa Outlook 2017 with new President Corporate Council on Africa and President Cohen and Woods International
27-02-2017 | 11:49:00
This discussion will focus on the most attractive opportunities for Africa trade and investment in 2017 and forces that may impact them.
Africa Business Communities will come to meet with you in London, Gaborone and Windhoek
23-02-2017 | 17:25:00
Bas Vlugt, founder of Africa Business Communites, will be traveling to Africa coming April and May and this might be a great opportunity to meet.
2017 IEEE PES PowerAfrica Conference | 27-30 June Accra, Ghana
04-01-2017 | 17:07:00
Meet researchers, executives, industry leaders, regulators, investors, and participants from ICT, energy, power & utility industries