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India and Africa bid to bolster trade to $90bn by 2015

04-12-2012 | 06:36:08
Trade between India and Africa is set to increase to $90 billion by 2015, leaders at an India-Africa meeting in New Delhi have said.Organisers of the ...

Vodafone Ghana punts enterprise business

04-11-2012 | 10:48:54
Having invested GHC150 million on its network last year, Vodafone Ghana is actively promoting its new solutions for large and medium enterprises.The ...

Equatorial Guinea Participates in Global Environment Facility Project for Sustainable Forestry

04-11-2012 | 10:11:56
Equatorial Guinea is now part of a Global Environment Facility (GEF) project titled ‘A Regional Focus on Sustainable Timber Management in the Congo Basin’, ...

S.Africa's Transnet to boost coal, iron ore rail capacity

04-11-2012 | 09:32:38
South African state-owned logistics group Transnet plans to increase its capacity to haul iron ore from mines to ports by 56 percent over the next seven ...

Kosmos Energy announces new exploration licences offshore Mauritania

04-11-2012 | 08:54:26
Kosmos Energy says that it has signed three Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) with the government of Mauritania for Blocks C8, C12, and C13 offshore ...

Infrastructure-deficit costs African US$43m

04-11-2012 | 08:46:17
Africa spends US$43million in addressing infrastructural-deficit, and there is opportunity to rake in a further US$17million if efficiency is improved, ...

3 Reasons why you should apply to the African Women in Business Challenge

04-10-2012 | 09:01:11
With the mission of increasing the number of female entrepreneurs in emerging markets, the Women in Business Challenge created a concrete path for women ...

Equipping the knowledge worker to cement a transformed economy

04-10-2012 | 08:06:38
The growth of the mobile technology space, and convergence with core business systems, has contributed significantly towards economic transformation. ...

MTN Nigeria, Stanbic IBTC seal mobile money deal

04-10-2012 | 07:55:40
Leading telecommunications service provider, MTN, and Stanbic IBTC Bank, a member of Standard Bank Group, have signed an agreement on the provision ...

The best of the ‘net for all phones, across Africa

04-10-2012 | 07:53:01
Comviva is bringing to market a new solution that makes social networking available to users of even old feature phones.Comiva’s Hola! application ...

FOXit, Microsoft invites market to unravel the mystery of agility

04-10-2012 | 07:45:21
FOXit (Pty) Ltd., a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and service provider focused on Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) in business, in conjunction ...

Mobile money penetrates Africa through Facebook

04-10-2012 | 07:40:37
The concept of using Facebook as a premier secure channel to exchange mobile money between friends will grow in significance and quickly – so claim the ...

Microsoft moves into Zambia

04-10-2012 | 07:33:35
Microsoft Corporation intends to open an office in Zambia, a move that is expected to help reduce the cost of computer software in the country.Microsoft ...

Vodacom launches low flat rates for Africa roaming

04-10-2012 | 07:29:37
Vodacom South Africa customers can expect huge roaming savings when travelling to six African countries where Vodacom and Vodafone operate. These countries ...

Africa’s growing urbanization problem

04-10-2012 | 07:23:08
Infrastructure will come under pressure as Africa’s urban population booms from 414 million to over 1.2 billion by 2050, warns the UN.Africa and Asia ...

SA Payroll Association in Conference to drive industry excellence

04-10-2012 | 07:11:30
The South African Payroll Association (SAPA) has announced the dates and venues of its annual national conference and the organisation’s directors plan ...

Ghana to boost Takoradi power output

04-10-2012 | 07:04:07
Ghana and Canada will cooperate on expanding the Aboadze thermal plant in Takoradi. President John Evans Atta Mills, who held discussions on the plant ...

Ethiopia Investment Summit to showcase opportunities in the world?s third fastest growing economy

04-04-2012 | 10:38:14
The last decade has shown that in the race to claim the 21st century, Africa will give Asia and a rising Latin America a run for its money. McKinsey ...

Foluso Phillips to address Ghana Economic Forum

04-04-2012 | 10:19:09
One of Nigeria’s leading economists and management consultants, Foluso Phillips, will speak at Ghana Economic Forum scheduled for May 3, 2012 at the ...

ARB APEX bank to give US$ 8m to rural farmers

04-04-2012 | 10:15:14
ARB Apex bank will soon start disbursing low interest loans, up to the tune of US$8million under the Rural Finance Wholesale Fund to rural commercial ...