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Three African Renewable Energy Projects Announced as Winners of the USD7m Access Co-Development Facility Prize
27-06-2016 | 09:59:00
Three projects from Nigeria, Madagascar, and Sierra Leone, fought off fierce competition from almost 100 entries to win a share of US$7million prize. The prize also includes a package of technical support designed to bring their renewable energy projects to life.
Med-View Airline Plans West African Expansion to Freetown, Others
19-04-2016 | 12:09:00
One of Nigerian major carriers, Med-View Airline, has unveiled plans to make its Accra, Ghana operations, which it launched in September 2014.
GTBank Sierra Leone wins International Award - Recognized for Excellence & Leadership
30-07-2015 | 12:10:00
Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank plc reaffirmed its position as a leading global brand with the recognition of its subsidiary Bank in Sierra Leone for the 2015 Excellence & Leadership Awards organized by the Global Trade Leaders´ Club in Madrid, Spain
UNICEF and Bharti Airtel expand collaboration across 17 Africa countries
19-02-2015 | 13:28:00
UNICEF and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, have entered a partnership agreement to expand their collaboration across 17 countries in Africa. The partnership aims at improving Africa’s population access to health and education-related information whilst pushing forward various innovative projects supported by UNICEF. Sharad Sapara, Director of UNICEF’s Innovation Centre and Christian de Faria, MD & CEO, Airtel Africa exchanging contracts.
UBA Commits $1million to the Ebola Fight; Elumelu urges corporate Africa to take up the challenge
12-11-2014 | 12:12:03
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Board Chairman, Tony O Elumelu, has announced the donation of $1million, to assist the fight against Ebola, currently present in three West African countries, where UBA does business: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
GTBank’s SME MarketHub wins the 2014 Product Leadership Frost & Sullivan Award
04-11-2014 | 12:38:27
Foremost African Banking Group; Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been announced as the winner of the “2014 Product Leadership Award” at the 2014 Frost and Sullivan Excellence In Best Practices Awards Banquet that held on Thursday, 30th October, 2014 at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, Monaco, France.
IBM Launches Humanitarian Initiatives to Help Contain Ebola Outbreak in Africa
27-10-2014 | 13:49:00
IBM has launched several initiatives to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa. They include a citizen engagement and analytics system in Sierra ...
Carlos Lopes to visit Ebola-affected countries
23-10-2014 | 10:58:00
Amidst the ongoing global efforts to respond to the Ebola crisis, the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Carlos Lopes ...
GSK update on current development status of the GSK/NIH Ebola vaccine candidate
20-10-2014 | 10:42:00
With the Ebola crisis in west Africa continuing, GSK is working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO), regulators and other partners to respond ...
African Development Bank to launch further Ebola crisis response projects, this time with the AU and ECOWAS
17-10-2014 | 11:22:00
The African Development Bank launched a mission to Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Ethiopia on Thursday, October 16 to set up further projects in its support ...