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Coca-Cola bottlers in CEO search after Kenyan merger

01-07-2013 | 07:24:09
Three Coca-Cola bottlers are set to begin the search for a new executive and directors after the completion of their merger, which has seen Centum become ...

The African Union promotes collaboration with the Media for peace and security

12-21-2012 | 11:36:15
The 2nd High Level Media Workshop on the African Union Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) started today in Dakar, Senegal, on the theme “Promoting ...

NPDC Announces Boost in Crude Oil Production - Ramps up Gas Supply by 65mmscfd

12-21-2012 | 11:22:01
In keeping with its target to grow its production to 250,000 barrels per day by 2015, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (the Exploration and Production ...

Tanzania’s EITI Compliance “a milestone for growth prospects”, says World Bank

12-21-2012 | 11:18:20
Tanzania’s  compliance with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which promotes greater transparency and accountability in managing ...

Oando PLC holds Completion Board Meeting to Raise N54.6bn through Rights Issue

12-21-2012 | 11:17:41
Oando PLC, Nigeria’s leading indigenous energy group listed on both the Nigerian and Johannesburg Stock Exchange, yesterday announced its plans to commence ...

SA's richest stretch of real estate goes fiber optic

12-21-2012 | 11:16:29
Multichoice-owned Smart Village, specializing in large-scale deployments of high-capacity “Fibre-to-the-Home” multi-service networks, has announced the ...

AfDB Extends the Equivalent of USD 300 Million to FirstRand Bank Limited to Support Projects across Africa

12-21-2012 | 11:14:52
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a seven-year multi-currency line of credit for an amount equivalent to USD 300 ...

Kenyans Emerge Top at Global Development Challenge

12-21-2012 | 11:13:07
Two Kenyans have scooped top honours in the recently concluded Appstar Challenge held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Gerald Kibugi who presented a game ...

Airtel Completes 4G LTE Trial in Nigeria

12-21-2012 | 11:12:23
Leading Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria (http://www.airtel.com) has taken a giant stride in its quest to pioneer innovation and lead ...

The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce is back on board with the Africa Energy Indaba 2013

12-21-2012 | 11:11:17
The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to announce its endorsement of The Africa Energy Indaba 2013. The Africa Energy ...

MTN launches new and improved MTN Play portal

12-21-2012 | 11:10:06
MTN has launched its revamped content portal, MTN Play (www.mtnplay.com), in line with its commitment to enhance users’ experience and its delivery of ...

IMF Executive Board Completes 1st Review Under Extended Credit Facility for Malawi - Approves US$20m Disbursement

12-21-2012 | 11:09:02
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the first review of Malawi’s economic performance under a program supported ...

SPDC awards subsurface studies contracts to four Nigerian companies

12-20-2012 | 13:01:01
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has awarded Maturation Studies Services contracts to four Nigerian companies, in an initiative ...

MTN revamps content portal

12-20-2012 | 10:05:49
One of Africa’s largest cellular companies, MTN, has launched its revamped content portal, MTN Play, which it says is in line with its commitment to enhance ...

Ghana takes measures to facilitate food security

12-20-2012 | 08:15:01
Ghana has embarked on measures to monitor and control environmental hazards that negate good agriculture practices and food security as well as water resources ...

AGCO Starts Local Production in North Africa

12-20-2012 | 07:43:41
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, held a ceremony yesterday to mark the production ...

Pieter Verkade has been appointed new MTN Group Chief Commercial Officer, effective February 2013

12-19-2012 | 11:17:21
Currently the CEO of MTN Cyprus, Verkade (left) replaces Christian de Faria, who retires in January 2013 after 6 years with the Group. MTN Group President ...

Shareholders Endorse New Commercial Banking Structure for UBA

12-19-2012 | 11:16:06
Shareholders of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc. have approved the internal restructuring and reorganization of the capital of the Bank and its members ...

Common Position on Africa’s Post-2015 Development Agenda Set to Take Shape in Senegal

12-19-2012 | 11:15:21
Representatives from governments, parliaments, CSOs, private sector; youth, and NGOs from the Central, West and North Africa are gathering on December ...

Govt Lauds Dangote for Sponsoring Calabar Festival

12-19-2012 | 11:14:26
Cross Rivers State Government has expressed profound appreciation to the management of Dangote Group for the yearly sponsorship of the children’s arm of ...