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Angola Cables targets US customers with upgraded network
23-02-2018 | 06:15:00
Angola Cables, an Angolan telecommunications multinational has announced that U.S.-based, FiberLight, LLC will provide backhaul connectivity in the U.S., starting with the Miami, Florida region.
European Investment Bank to invest $85 million in Rwanda’s infrastructure and private sector
20-02-2018 | 07:41:58
During a high-level visit to Kigali later this week the European Investment Bank is expected to confirm EUR 69 million, $85 milllion, of new infrastructure and private sector investment in Rwanda.
AquaVenture Holdings to acquire majority stake in desalination plant in Ghana
16-02-2018 | 13:34:51
AquaVenture Holdings Limited, a provider of Water-as-a-Service™ solutions has entered into a binding agreement with Abengoa Water to purchase a majority interest in a desalination plant in Accra, Ghana.
Manufacturers cite priority areas to spark industrial growth in 2018
14-02-2018 | 10:20:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has launched the Manufacturing Priority Agenda (MPA) 2018 under the theme Sparking Kenya’s Industrial Transformation for Job Creation.
Cape Verde to set up international defense and security facility for Africa by 2020 to tackle growing security challenges
13-02-2018 | 13:57:28
By mid 2020, the Republic of Cape Verde will inaugurate a continental training center dedicated to African State Security Forces.
[Egypt] Hilton unveils Cairo Heliopolis, set to launch Wadorf Astoria luxury brand
13-02-2018 | 13:00:15
Hilton continues its growth and development in Egypt, 60 years after first entering the country, with the opening of the Hilton Cairo Heliopolis.
UPS expands special commodities program to African countries
08-02-2018 | 11:45:12
Global package delivery company UPS has announced a major expansion to its International Special Commodities (ISC) program.
World Bank and Liberian Government sign $24.67m grant to strengthen governance, boost economic transformation
06-02-2018 | 09:17:00
The World Bank and the Government of Liberia have signed a $24.67 million grant agreement for the Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation for Liberia.
Merck Foundation commits to building cancer care capacity in Africa and developing countries
05-02-2018 | 09:54:00
Merck Foundation, a non-profit company and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany marks ‘World Cancer Day 2018’ to create awareness around cancer and build cancer care capacity with the aim to increase the limited number of oncologists across Africa.
Egypt to establish $120m industrial zone in Addis Ababa
01-02-2018 | 13:08:54
Egyptian Ambassador to Addis Ababa Abu Bakr Hefny said on Tuesday that Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia are furthering collaboration, especially at an economic level, given the Cairo-Cape Town road crossing that will soon be established through the three states.
[Interview] Jameel Verjee, Founder & CEO, CityBlue Hotels, East Africa
01-02-2018 | 10:28:00
Jameel Verjee is a British entrepreneur expanding his business in the hospitality industry across East Africa. He is Founder and CEO of CityBlue Hotels, founded in Rwanda and now expanded into Kenya and Uganda.
Africa Data Centres opens newly expanded carrier-grade facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town
01-02-2018 | 08:52:00
Africa Data Centres, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has today launched newly-expanded data centres facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa.
Hapag-Lloyd connects Kenya and Tanzania to Middle East with weekly sailing service
30-01-2018 | 08:48:00
Beginning April, Hapag-Lloyd will offer a new weekly service between the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah and the east coast of Africa.
[Nigeria] Aliko Dangote donates N1.2b structure for Business School in Bayero University
29-01-2018 | 09:40:00
In his commitment to encouraging entrepreneurship in the country as a way out of the economic doldrums, business magnate Aliko Dangote is donating a N1.2 billion structure for running of business school in Bayero University, Kano.
StanChart Zimbabwe invests $7.1m in branch modernisation
25-01-2018 | 09:51:00
Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) says the opening of its relocated Avondale branch underscores the financial institution’s commitment to provide an ambient and convenient banking environment for its customers.
Offshore installation of Angola-Brazil cable nears completion
25-01-2018 | 08:43:00
The installation of the first direct link between Africa and South Americas nearing completion. The wet-plant installation is progressing in accordance to the plan and the cables will arrive in Brazil at the beginning of February 2018.
African Development Bank provides $21 million for Central Africa fiber backbone project
25-01-2018 | 06:15:21
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will work towards the realization of a system for fiber optic interconnection between the Central African Republic, Cameroon and Congo.
[Column] Bob Koigi: East African Community. Whither integration agenda?
24-01-2018 | 10:49:27
If the East African community member states are not burning each other’s chicks, or auctioning cows, they are embroiled in trade disputes and mistrust in what has become characteristic of the integration journey.
[Column] John Syekei: No place in Kenyan healthtech for ‘Wild West’ approach to data
23-01-2018 | 12:34:00
Technology has taken off in Kenya like wildfire, where the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors are the latest industries to embrace its benefits.
[Nigeria] Dangote’s Multi-Million Naira Unibadan Business School ready soon
23-01-2018 | 09:51:00
Aliko Dangote has assured that the N250 million University of Ibadan Business School being constructed by him would soon be ready for commissioning.
COMESA Customs Transit Guarantee Scheme to launch in Djibouti Corridor by March
23-01-2018 | 05:41:00
The COMESA Customs Transit Guarantee Scheme (RCTG Carnet) is expected to be operational in the Djibouti Corridor covering Djibouti and Ethiopia in March this year.
[Nigeria] GÉANT awards 15-year contract to MainOne for connectivity services
22-01-2018 | 08:45:00
The EU-funded AfricaConnect2 project has just announced that, following the tender call to connect West and Central (W&C) Africa back in June 2016, GÉANT has awarded a 15-year contract to MainOne for connectivity services.
[Kenya] City Blue Hotels expands into Mombasa
18-01-2018 | 08:26:00
Born in Rwanda, open in Uganda and now in Kenya, CityBlue Hotel’s recent takeover of the landmark Creekside hotel at Tudor Point in Mombasa is a declaration of the company’s expansion plan for Africa.
World Bank forecasts growth and increased investment in South Africa this year
16-01-2018 | 12:35:00
According to new data published by the World Bank, South Africa’s economy is forecast to increase to 1.1 percent this year.
3rd Underground Infrastructure and Deep Foundations Egypt Conference | Cairo, 22 February 2018
16-01-2018 | 12:19:00
As Egypt embarks on a massive infrastructure expansion drive to stabilise and expand its economy, underground and deep foundations works represent an essential element of preparation
Linatel in negotiations to build Telecom Egypt’s mobile network
16-01-2018 | 11:09:00
Hamdy El-Leithy, CEO of Linatel Telecommunications, said his company is in negotiations to participate in setting up Telecom Egypt’s infrastructure for its mobile network.
IMF completes seventh review for Tanzania, recommends tax policy and administration reforms
12-01-2018 | 08:58:23
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund has completed the seventh and last review of Tanzania’s economic performance under a program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI).
[Column] Idowu Oyebanjo: 2017- A year of mixed fortunes for Nigeria’s power sector
11-01-2018 | 10:13:00
2017 had its ups and downs and the power sector was no exception. The year started with a generally low mood in terms of the quantum of power generation available for distribution from none to a peak of 5,222MW on 18th of December, 2017.
Quality urbanization can stir inclusive and sustainable growth in Africa, ECA
11-01-2018 | 09:03:05
It is critical for African countries to strategically integrate and link urbanization to their national development priorities, plans and visions if urbanization is to contribute to structural transformation and economic development.
Pareteum awarded contract from Pan European mobile operator with African subscribers
11-01-2018 | 06:57:54
Pareteum Corporation the rapidly growing Cloud Communications Platform company, has been awarded a three-year contract from a significant Cross Border European and African Mobile Operator.
CETel to provide fibre-like connectivity for exploration and production sites across Africa
10-01-2018 | 13:01:00
CETel, a German service provider of global managed end-to-end communications solutions, has signed a five-year contract with SES Networks to connect new exploration and production sites in Africa via SES Networks’ medium earth orbit (MEO) O3b satellite constellation.
Africa set for big things with continental free trade area operationalization, ECA
09-01-2018 | 10:56:47
Africa’s integration agenda is experiencing a critical and momentous epoch with the Continental Free Trade Area scheduled for operationalization this year and with the creation of a Single African Air Transport Market.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Technology key to the future of manufacturing
09-01-2018 | 08:53:26
Current technological advances are creating a new automated age, with recent developments in robotics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
Varroc Lighting Systems expands global footprint with new Morocco factory
09-01-2018 | 06:32:00
Varroc Lighting Systems is expanding its footprint as it establishes a manufacturing and product development base in Morocco.
[Egypt] Groupe SEB and Zahran family merge to reinforce local manufacturing business
09-01-2018 | 06:26:45
Groupe SEB has signed an agreement with the Zahran family to merge small electrical appliances and cookware businesses with a view to reinforcing its local manufacturing base in Egypt to serve the local and export markets.
BlueBird Finance & Projects oversees financing of a $165 million hospital project in Eastern Africa
09-01-2018 | 06:20:27
BlueBird Finance & Projects reports successful closing of a $165 million complex financing package for an EPC Turnkey construction project of an innovative hospital, including medical equipment supply, in Eastern Africa.
[Ethiopia] Melcon Construction secures third most expensive road deal
08-01-2018 | 14:32:27
Melcon Construction, a local construction firm, is to construct the nation's third most expensive road, costing 536 million Br, extending from Haile Garment to Jemo square.
Ethiopian construction mogul, Samuel Tafesse, to invest in solar park
08-01-2018 | 13:19:57
Samuel Tafesse, the founder of Sunshine Construction, has announced plans to build a solar park in Ethiopia. “At the moment, we are exploring opportunities in power generation,” the 60-year old entrepreneur".
Construction commences for $1b Virgin City in Nigeria
05-01-2018 | 12:15:00
Construction of a US$1 billion project dubbed Virgin City has kicked off in Calabar Municipality in Nigeria’s Cross River State, Governor Ben Ayade has announced.
[Column] Richard Branson: The alternatives to Nigeria's power situation
05-01-2018 | 09:55:00
Energy access in Africa is close to my heart. Bringing clean, renewable power to people instead of building coal-fired power stations is absolutely essential if we are going to tackle climate change.
BWSC gets $150.26m contract to build power plant in Benin
04-01-2018 | 11:47:00
The Danish power plant specialist Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor, in consortium with MAN Diesel and Turbo, has been awarded a US$150.26mn contract to build a 120MW gas-fired power plant in Benin.
UN launches technology innovation lab in Egypt
04-01-2018 | 09:08:00
The United Nations has announced the opening of its African Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) in Egypt, in line with its framework to deploy a global network of such labs.
Africa’s first multinational blockchain land registry to be launched in Kenya and Ghana
28-12-2017 | 12:03:00
2018 is set to be a revolutionary year for Africa as the Land LayBy Holdings, the parent holding company of a flagship of real estate & fintech companies sets the pace for the incorporation of blockchain technology in the African real estate sector.
Yam Pro signs $180m deal to build wave energy power station in Ghana
28-12-2017 | 11:40:00
Israeli company Yam Pro Energy last week signed a $180 million MOU with Shapoorji Pallonji Group, owners of the TATA Group, to build a wave energy power station in Ghana.
Egypt calls on World Bank to intervene on Ethiopia dam impasse
28-12-2017 | 09:18:00
Egypt said Tuesday the World Bank should be brought in to resolve tensions with Ethiopia over a massive dam on the Nile River that Egypt says threatens its water security.
Improving project bankability key to bridging Africa's infrastructure gap, African Union
28-12-2017 | 08:13:37
Preparing a pipeline of bankable sustainable infrastructure projects is vital, participants of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week heard.
Africa makes a case for continental free trade area
28-12-2017 | 08:05:23
In 2012, the African Union Summit made a decision on boosting intra-African trade and fast-tracking the Continental Free Trade Area.
Magal awarded $13 million contract by Toyota Tsusho Corporation for integrated security solution in East Africa
27-12-2017 | 06:36:00
Magal Security Systems, Ltd. has signed a $13 million contract to provide integrated security solutions as a subcontractor for Toyota Tsusho Corporation.
Economic Commission for Africa, IMF look to forge new relationship for Africa’s long term growth
20-12-2017 | 13:11:50
The Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe has warned about a demographic trap for African countries if appropriate policy measures are not put in place to help manage demographic bulge.
A.M. Best affirms credit ratings of Ghana Reinsurance Company
20-12-2017 | 10:32:00
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb” of Ghana Reinsurance Company Limited (Ghana Re). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.
Assistance Aéroportuaire du Mali to provide line maintenance services for Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircrafts in West Africa
20-12-2017 | 10:21:00
ASAM S.A., the Airport Assistance Company of Mali has been certified as an Approved Maintenance Organization with the ability to offer line maintenance services in West Africa.
[Sierra Leone] Solar Park Freetown project is successfully inaugurated
20-12-2017 | 07:30:00
The Government of Sierra Leone is pleased to announce that Sierra Leone has undergone a number of critical steps leading up to the historic landmark event on 12th of December 2017, where the Solar Park Freetown project was inaugurated.
Angola Cables and WACREN collaborate to expand connectivity among West and Central African research & education institutions
20-12-2017 | 06:00:00
Angola Cables has announced an agreement with the West and Central African Research and Education Network, the regional research and education network that facilitates interconnections between national RENs in West and Central Africa.
Egypt can be frontrunner in African Trade - Afreximbank
19-12-2017 | 11:15:00
Egypt can be a front runner in transforming intra-African trade and boosting innovation and industrialization on the African continent, Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of the Intra-African Trade Initiative at the African Export-Import Bank, said today.
ECOWAS, World Bank reiterate commitment towards regional integration
19-12-2017 | 05:47:00
The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the World Bank have agreed to collaborate closely in the areas of infrastructure, transportation, energy, agriculture and food security.
Africa’s performance over the year 2017: A Q4 summary by ICAEW Economic Insight
18-12-2017 | 09:54:00
East Africa is forecast to show very strong real GDP growth of 5.9% over the full year 2017. The biggest contributor to this expansion was Ethiopia (accounting for a full 2% of regional GDP growth), with its stellar performance of 7.1%.
Group Vivendi Africa deploys Netcracker OSS to enhance service management as it expands across the continent
18-12-2017 | 09:30:00
Netcracker Technology has announced that its OSS suite was selected and deployed to support the long-term growth strategy of Group Vivendi Africa (GVA).
[Column] Nana Yaa Ofori-Atta: Ghana's big push to attract investment from Asia - Japan, Singapore, China - is well underway
18-12-2017 | 08:53:00
At a breakfast meeting held in Accra on Friday December 15th, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, announced that "we are today examining the possibilities of arranging for a total of $300 - $500m Ghanaian debt issuance on Asian capital markets."
Economic transformation of Africa’s rural areas key to curtailing migration - AfDB
18-12-2017 | 08:09:00
On the occasion of International Migrants Day, December 18, the African Development Bank calls on African countries to reconstruct rural areas from zones of economic misery to zones of economic prosperity.
Africa Development Bank commits $153 million to upgrade Namibia’s road and rail network
15-12-2017 | 07:33:00
To help speed up travel and transportation in Namibia, the Board of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of $ 53 million to the Government of Namibia to upgrade a 210km stretch of railway in the west of the country.
Zimbabwe welcomes Afreximbank support in international re-engagement effort
14-12-2017 | 10:57:00
Zimbabwe will welcome the support of the African Export-Import Bank as it seeks to re-engage with the international and business communities, Emerson Mnangagwa, the country’s new President, has said in Harare.
IMF approves $170 million credit facility to Guinea to support national social and economic development plan
13-12-2017 | 09:52:33
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Guinea for an amount equivalent to $170 million, or 56.25 percent of Guinea’s quota.
Better Mill Initiative gains government support for expansion in Ethiopia
12-12-2017 | 13:36:28
Owing to the success of the Better Mill Initiative in Ethiopia last year, Solidaridad expanded the scope of the programme in 2017.
[Column] Peter Eigen: Transparency is key to corruption-free infrastructure in Africa
12-12-2017 | 05:23:00
Corruption is nothing new and it’s certainly not unique to Africa. When I worked in the World Bank’s East Africa office back in 1991, it was not just common to see multi-national companies in developed countries pay bribes to secure lucrative projects in Africa.
Imperial Logistics receives revised license for pharmaceutical bonded facilities in Africa
11-12-2017 | 09:34:00
Imperial Logistics was recently awarded a revised license for their pharmaceutical bonded warehouse in Centurion, South Africa.
[Nigeria] MainOne and Tizeti partner with Facebook to improve internet connectivity in Lagos
11-12-2017 | 09:20:48
MainOne and Tizeti have announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos.
ECOWAS finance ministers in last push for common customs regime
08-12-2017 | 08:00:00
ECOWAS Ministers of Finance have validated draft integration instruments meant to enhance a common customs framework for the region.
Arab Maghreb Union seek collaboration with COMESA
08-12-2017 | 05:15:00
The Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union, Dr Taieb Baccouche and senior official are on three days visit to the COMESA Secretariat to discuss possible areas of co-operation between the two regional economic groupings.
[Nigeria] Dangote partners with Jumia to sell cement online
05-12-2017 | 13:56:00
In a new move designed to reduce price and ease logistics inherent in the purchase of its products, the management of Dangote Cement Plc has signed a pact with e-commerce platform Jumia Nigeria to offer for sale its cement to customers online.
[Guinea] SMB Winning announces a $3 billion investment in bauxite refinery
05-12-2017 | 06:12:14
The SMB-Winning consortium , a major player in the bauxite sector, has presented to His Excellency Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea, a project to build an alumina refinery in Guinea
Heineken lays the foundation stone of its first brewery in Mozambique
04-12-2017 | 12:22:00
Heineken today laid the foundation stone of its first brewery in Mozambique in the presence of His Excellency Mr. Max Tonela, Minister of Trade and Industry.
Quality urbanization can stir inclusive and sustainable growth in Africa, UNECA
04-12-2017 | 11:15:00
It is critical for African countries to strategically integrate and link urbanization to their national development priorities, plans and visions if urbanization is to contribute to structural transformation and economic development.
Cameroon receives €150m loan from AfDB to promote its energy potential
30-11-2017 | 09:14:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of € 150m to help finance the 420 MW Nachtigal hydroelectric project, with the financial support of other partners.
Dangote, the Congo plant and the imperative of African industrialization - Ehiedu Iweriebor
29-11-2017 | 10:22:00
The Dangote Group of Nigeria, on November 23, 2017 formally launched its newest economic development industrial project, the Dangote Cement plant in Mfila, in Congo-Brazzaville.
[Kenya] AfDB supports Jomo Kenyatta International Airport expansion project
29-11-2017 | 08:52:00
Efforts being made by Kenya’s government to make Nairobi an aviation hub has received a big boost from the African development Bank which approved a US$ 160m loan for the expansion of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
APM Terminals signs agreement with Ghana and Amend for port access roads and highways
29-11-2017 | 07:41:00
The construction of the new port and logistics hub in Tema will have huge benefits for the Ghanaian economy and the livelihoods of Ghanaian people when opened in 2019.
Attivo Networks bolsters security defences across South and Sub Saharan Africa with Networks Unlimited
28-11-2017 | 11:03:00
Attivo Networks®, the leader in deception for cyber security threat detection, has announced a strategic partnership with Networks Unlimited, Africa’s leading value-added distributor.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Informal industries as the mainspring for equity and equality
27-11-2017 | 13:23:18
Equity and Equality are two distinctive terms often used interchangeably but have two very different meanings.
Video surveillance demand to increase as South Africa gets more data centre infrastructure
27-11-2017 | 09:12:00
Mimicking global trends, South Africa can expect an increased demand for cloud storage on the back of several trends including Microsoft's recent Azure announcement.
Dangote Cement commissions Mfila plant in the Republic of Congo
24-11-2017 | 06:19:33
Africa’s largest cement Company, Dangote Cement Plc has added fillip to the on-going efforts at economic emancipation of Africa by formally opening its 1.5mtpa capacity cement plant in Mfila, Congo Brazzaville,
Expats choose South Africa for adventure and quality of life - Cigna survey
23-11-2017 | 14:50:00
Globally mobile individuals, also known as expatriates or ‘expats’, who choose to live and work in South Africa, cite the adventure (74%), a better quality of life (72%), or to gain international experience (67%) as their reasons for accepting assignments in the country.
Caucus seeks to integrate African land linked countries into maritime transport
23-11-2017 | 11:14:32
Experts in port management, policy makers and financiers from across Africa are exploring how to reshape policy and harness the benefits that accrue from maximizing the comparative advantages of land linked countries.
Louis Berger hired to support connectivity improvement between Cameroon and Nigeria
23-11-2017 | 08:35:00
Louis Berger has been awarded a $1.7 million project management and construction supervision services contract by the Cameroonian and Nigerian governments for construction of a two‑lane bridge over the Cross River at Ekok/Mfum.
AfDB Group approves €122m loan for Tunisia road Improvement project
23-11-2017 | 07:48:00
The Board of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of €112 million to help finance the North-East Road Connectivity Support Project in Tunisia.
Structural transformation key for rise of North African economies, ECA
23-11-2017 | 06:52:43
The Economic Commission for Africa is focusing on essential components of structural transformation, such as sustainable investment in infrastructures and new industries.
Two off grid projects to electrify rural communities in Nigeria
22-11-2017 | 13:50:44
Two off grid projects were recently announced in Nigeria, one consisting of a partnership between Pan Africa Solar and BBOXX (PAS BBOXX), adding to the growing momentum of the off grid sector across Africa.
World Bank Group pledges $2.35b in financing for Guinea
21-11-2017 | 13:03:58
During the meeting of the Consultative Group for Guinea held in Paris on November 16 and 17, 2017, the World Bank Group announced financial support totaling $2.35 billion to help Guinea implement its National Economic and Social Development Plan
Factoring and credit insurance seen as key for SME growth and regional integration - Kanayo Awani
20-11-2017 | 08:40:09
Innovative financial solutions like factoring and credit insurance offer keys to the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa and can enhance regional integration.
[Madagascar] World Bank Granted $45m to enhance public finance sustainability and the investment climate
20-11-2017 | 08:31:00
The World Bank has approved a $45 million grant for the second Public Finance Sustainability and Investment Development Policy Financing operation.
[Rwanda] AfDB Board approves $171m loans for water and sanitation program
20-11-2017 | 08:14:57
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved two loans amounting to US$ 171 million to finance Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Manufacturing should be everyone’s business
17-11-2017 | 12:30:00
South Korea, currently the 11th largest economy in the world, is often regarded as an economic miracle because of its rapid economic and social transformation, which continues to be a case study as to how global economies can achieve sustained and broad-based growth.
The future of African ports is also the future of Africa's economic success
17-11-2017 | 06:30:00
Statistics indicate that 90% of imports and exports in Africa are driven by sea. With a global middle class set to reach 5 billion people by 2030, global trade is set to continue to grow at an unprecedented rate.
Opening of Mutukula one stop border post to boost trade between Uganda and Tanzania
16-11-2017 | 12:32:00
John Pombe Magufuli, President of Tanzania and Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of Uganda and Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, East African Community Secretary General have launched Mutukula One Stop Border Post (OSBP) located on the Uganda- Tanzania border.
dormakaba South Africa opens hotel doors with tap and go
15-11-2017 | 13:00:00
dormakaba South Africa, a trusted partner for smart and secure access solutions worldwide, has designed a secure, accessible and easy-to-use mobile Bluetooth Low Energy solution for hotels.
East African Community receives $1.2 million from AfDB to finance multinational road between Uganda and Tanzania
15-11-2017 | 10:00:00
The African Development Bank East Africa Regional Resource Centre (EARC), and the East African Community (EAC) have signed a financing agreement of $1.2 million to finance the Project Preparation Phase of three key Multinational Road Sections between Masaka in Uganda to Kumunazi in Tanzania.
Nigeria, Senegal and Cape Verde dominate the West African hotel pipeline
14-11-2017 | 11:47:00
West Africa has been at the heart of the continent’s growth and economic transformation in recent years.
Full Free Trade Area in sight as remaining COMESA member states make progress to join
14-11-2017 | 07:09:46
Fifteen out of the 19 COMESA Member States as now fully in the regional Free Trade Area with only four countries remaining.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why Kenya Needs an Industrial Water Policy
10-11-2017 | 12:38:13
Water is becoming an increasingly paradoxical subject; mainly because it is a universal basic need without which there would be no life, and yet, it is fast becoming the foremost depleted and scarce resource in the world.
Oracle introduces next gen cloud applications to support Botswana's digital economy
09-11-2017 | 08:19:00
Oracle today hosted its Modern Business Forum in Botswana to help the country's fast-growing and large enterprises accelerate digital transformation and drive business growth with its next generation cloud applications.
African Development Bank approves its second Climate Change Action Plan for 2016-2020
09-11-2017 | 08:00:00
The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Wednesday, 8 November 2017, approved the Africa Thriving and Resilient: The Bank Group’s Second Climate Change Action Plan, 2016-2020 (CCAP2).