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March, 2018

  • 8 March

    Cameroon calls upon Antwerp know-how to streamline operation of port of Douala

    For Antwerp the agreement represents a way to maintain and further strengthen its position as market leader in West and Central Africa. ANTWERP, Belgium, March 7, 2018/ — The ports of Antwerp and Douala in Cameroon are to collaborate closely with each other over the next five years. The collaboration …

  • 5 March

    African broadband operators increase investment to meet soaring data demand

    An urgent requirement for new investment into telecom and broadband infrastructure in Africa is driving a fresh flurry of deal activity across the continent, says TMT Finance. CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 5, 2018/ — An urgent requirement for new investment into telecom and broadband infrastructure in Africa is driving a …

  • 5 March

    Dangote Donates N1.2 Billion to First Business School in the North to Bayero University, Kano

    Christened Dangote Business School, the business mogul disclosed that talks are on to affiliate the school with the popular Harvard Business School, in the United States of America. LAGOS, Nigeria, March 5, 2018/ — The business educational development of Northern Nigeria took a new turn at the weekend when the renowned …

  • 2 March

    Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa

    Antwerp, the second-largest port in Europe, seeks to reinforce its historic position as leader on the coast of West Africa. ANTWERP, Belgium, March 2, 2018/ — Antwerp and Dakar port authorities (www.PortOfAntwerp.com) (http://www.PortDakar.sn) are to collaborate more closely in the next few years. In this way Antwerp, the second-largest port in …

  • 2 March

    African SMEs Set to Benefit from USD 74M Guarantee

    SMEs in Africa’s infrastructure sector to benefit from African Guarantee Fund’s increased capacity through GuarantCo’s re-guarantee facility. LONDON, United Kingdom, March 2, 2018/ — The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (AGF) (www.AfricanGuaranteeFund.com) has today entered into a re- guarantee transaction of an amount of up to USD 74 …

  • 1 March

    Applications are now open for the 8th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

    This prize, awarded by Orange, rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which improve the living conditions of people in Africa and the Middle East. PARIS, France, March 1, 2018/ — The call for applications for the 8th Orange (www.Orange.com) Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East …

February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Solar success in rural Senegal: “Seize the obvious”

    “Two limitless local resources—energy from the sun and local confidence— that’s what it takes to win,” asserts CEO of Energy Resources Senegal, Moustapha Sene. DAKAR, Senegal, February 28, 2018/ — Moustapha Sene is soft-spoken, but he is sure of what he’s doing, and has proved a rare knack for seeing the …

  • 27 February

    South Africa’s economic crime rate is the highest in the world – Report says

    At 77% South Africa’s rate of reported economic crime remains significantly higher than the global average rate of 49% JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 27, 2018/ — 77% of SA organisations have experienced economic crime; Fraud committed by consumers ranks as the second most reported crime in SA; CEO and board increasingly …

  • 26 February

    Nigeria: GE, National Youth Service Corps Announce Partnership to Empower Corp Members with Entrepreneurial Skills

    The overall goal is to improve on and increase the capacity of the youth in building Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). LAGOS, Nigeria, February 26, 2018/ — GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company has announced a partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) (www.NYSC.gov.ng) to …

  • 26 February

    Dangote Cement Gives Multi-Million Naira Scholarship to 115 in Host Communities

    The management decided to increase the number of beneficiaries to 115 from the previous 80 so that more children of the area could benefit. LAGOS, Nigeria, February 26, 2018/ — In a major boost to its Corporate Social Responsibility profile, Dangote Cement Plc (www.DangoteCement.com), Ibese Plant has announced a multi-million Naira …

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