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SAFARICOM UNVEILS SH150 MILLION SUBSCRIBER BONANZA
09-27-2010 | 14:08:12
Kenya’s leading telecoms operator Safaricom has today launched a massive promotion for all its subscribers that will see them bag prizes worth Sh150 ...


Fidelity is Nigeria's Most Socially Responsible Bank
09-27-2010 | 14:04:35
Fidelity Bank Plc has been declared the Most Socially Responsible Bank in Nigeria. The bank clinched the enviable position ahead of rivals at the 4th ...


Nestlé backs Millennium Villages Project with USD 400,000 boost
09-23-2010 | 13:13:35
Nestlé pledges USD 400,000 (over CHF 397,000) to support food and nutrition initiatives as part of the Millennium Villages Project. The two-year funding ...


AfDB and Sudan Sign USD 1 Million Emergency Relief Grant Agreement
09-23-2010 | 13:11:43
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Sudan on Wednesday, 22 September 2010 in Khartoum, signed a USD 1-million emergency relief assistance grant agreement ...


United Nations lauds MTN for its contribution in the fight against malaria
09-23-2010 | 13:09:59
The United Nations has lauded MTN for the role it has played in the fight against malaria in Africa by being one of the first African private sector ...


MEA, Brussels Airlines ink deal on flights to Africa
09-23-2010 | 13:08:36
Middle East Airlines (MEA) continued its drive to reach out to the large Lebanese expatriate community in Africa after reaching an agreement with Brussels ...


TOYOTA GHANA TOPS THEM ALL – GHANA CLUB 1000 AWARDS
09-23-2010 | 13:07:06
Toyota Ghana came up tops as the most outstanding company among the best performing 1000 companies in Ghana at the just ended Ghana Club 1000 (GC 1000) ...


Growth for African businesses means overcoming infrastructure challenges – and focusing on sustainability issues
09-23-2010 | 13:05:38
The prospects for growth in Africa are enormous and confidence is generally high, reveals a recent PwC Global CEO survey, with African CEOs feeling far ...


IFC Invests in Advans Ghana to Support Smaller Businesses in Ghana: Loan is IFC’s First Local Currency Funding in Ghana.
09-23-2010 | 13:03:42
  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced it will invest in Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited to help the microfinance institution ...


Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Sierra Leone
09-23-2010 | 13:00:16
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Sierra Leone during September 8-21, 2010 to conduct discussions for the 2010 Article IV consultation ...


Equity Bank wins best perfoming Investor Award
09-22-2010 | 14:00:01
Equity Bank has been named the best performing Africa Investor 40 Company in this year’s African Investor Series Awards held at the New York Stock Exchange. ...


ExxonMobil Expands Support for Technologies That Help Women in Developing Countries
09-22-2010 | 13:58:43
Exxon Mobil Corporation today announced a $1 million commitment at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to invest in the expansion of high impact, sustainable ...


Heineken honoured for its contribution to alleviating poverty
09-22-2010 | 13:57:05
During the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit hosted by the United Nations, Heineken received the 2010 World Business and Development (WBD) Award ...


THE COCA-COLA COMPANY PLEDGES TO EMPOWER 5 MILLION WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS BY 2020
09-22-2010 | 13:55:32
At a plenary session on empowering women at the Clinton Global Initiative, Muhtar Kent, chairman and chief executive officer of The Coca-Cola Company, ...


IFC Supports Higher Education in Namibia with Investment in Trustco Finance Limited
09-22-2010 | 13:53:49
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing an 80 million South African rand ($10.9 million) loan to Namibia’s Trustco Finance Limited to help ...


KCB Donates Kshs. 1 Million towards Preservation of the Lamu Sea Front
09-22-2010 | 13:52:08
The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) today received KShs1 million from KCB Foundation in support of its project to pave the Lamu Seafront Promenade. ...


'Year of the Bat' gives wings to world's only flying mammals
09-22-2010 | 13:50:19
They save the farming industry millions of dollars each year, help sustain the world's forests and, in some countries, are a major tourist attraction. ...


IFC Seeks South African Applicants for Young Entrepreneur Business Plan Competition
09-22-2010 | 13:48:34
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, along with IBM South Africa and Business Partners, invite young South Africans to submit their innovative business ...


Africa: Gains on Anti-poverty Goals Associated with Bold and Innovative Policies
09-22-2010 | 13:42:34
  Africa has made steady progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to a report launched today by the African Union Commission (AUC), ...


QUALITIES OF AN ENTERPRENEUR
09-20-2010 | 14:45:51
  Being an entrepreneur is about more than just starting a business or two, it is about having attitude and the drive to succeed in business. All successful ...