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February, 2017

  • 15 February

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Nigerian Trade Minister as Both Agree to Work Together

    WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, February 15, 2017/ — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center Tuesday hosted the Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah (www.FMITI.gov.ng) for a roundtable discussion with U.S. business executives at their office in Washington, D.C. The conversation focused on enhancing trade and investment relationship between both countries. This comes …

  • 13 February

    Top 10 African Cities for Growth in 2017

    Euromonitor International latest findings for the top 10 African Cities for Growth in 2017. The African continent in 2017 is expected to house some of the world’s fastest growing cities. This is largely thanks to an array of factors including the abundance of natural resources, increasing levels of foreign direct investment (FDI), a young population and the growth in internet …

  • 13 February

    Dangote Sets to Launch 25,000 Hectares of Rice Outgrower Scheme in Sokoto

    By end of 2017, Dangote Rice will have 25,000 Ha under rice cultivation across 3 sites in Northern Nigeria LAGOS, Nigeria, February 13, 2017/ — Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) is set to launch in Sokoto. Sokoto state it’s multi-million naira 25,000 hectares of rice outgrower scheme with a prospect of hundreds of thousands of employment opportunities …

  • 10 February

    Thusang Mahlangu succeeds Delphine Traoré Maïdou as CEO of AGCS Africa

    DelphineTraoréMaïdou remains on AGCS Africa Board and extends her wider role for Allianz Group, supporting Allianz’s strategy across the African continent  Seelan Naidoo to oversee Property in addition to his role as Head for Engineering Johannesburg, February 9 2017:Thusang Mahlangu (40) has succeeded Delphine Traoré Maïdou (43) as CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Africa effective February1, 2017 …

  • 6 February

    Learn how to get ahead at Africa’s biggest entrepreneurial expo

    In two weeks, Johannesburg will be home to the largest entrepreneurial event in Africa. The NSBC Summit, taking place on 15 and 16 February, is the place to kick start your business plans; find new opportunities and make new business connections. In a challenging economy, entrepreneurs are facing very real challenges and the NSBC Summit is aimed at equipping business …

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    Marrakesh to host UAE-Morocco deal to hold Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), Africa Chapter

    AIM seeks to penetrate Africa to boost FDI in the Dark Continent DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, January 30, 2017/ — Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO of Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) (www.AIMCongress.com) Organizing Committee, signed today a strategic MoU with HE Ahmed Akhchichine, President of Marrakech-Safi region, Kingdom of Morocco to organise Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) – Africa Chapter, in Marrakesh on …

  • 29 January

    Nigeria: Young Business Leaders Award calls for nomination

    The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation (http://teifoundation.org), a Nigerian based charity organization has launched its median edition of Young Business Leaders Award to support young Nigerian entrepreneurs with an integrated package of support to help them start and grow sustainable businesses. Speaking to Awake News, Dr. Emmanuel Ivorgba, Founder of the TEI Foundation said “Helping young people to start their own business can make …

  • 27 January

    he MasterCard Foundation’s Young Africa Works Summit Puts Youth at Centre of Green Revolution

    Summit presents youth as drivers of Africa’s agricultural transformation and employment KIGALI, Rwanda, 23 January 201,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- More than 300 global and African thought leaders and youth agripreneurs will come together for The MasterCard Foundation’s second Young Africa Works Summit on February 16-17 in Kigali, Rwanda. The event will spark new thinking on how Africa’s growing youth population can …

  • 27 January

    Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, guest of honor at the AFRICA CEO FORUM 2017

    Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia will participate in the 5th edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM, alongside 1000 international and African economic decision-makers, including 300 top investors. PARIS, France, 17 January 2017 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- As the second largest African market, Ethiopia is one of the most robust and best performing economies on …

  • 27 January

    Africa Finance Corporation issues US$150 million maiden Sukuk

    -Issuance represents the global market’s first USD Sukuk transaction of 2017 and the first Sukuk transaction from an African supranational entity- LAGOS, Nigeria, 24 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued its maiden Sukuk, the highest-rated ever Sukuk issuance from an African institution. Following high levels …