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Exploration and Production Offshore Congress Hub 2018 (EPOCH 2018): Africa in focus

Exploration and Production Offshore Congress Hub 2018 (EPOCH 2018): Africa in focus
Exploration and Production Offshore Congress Hub 2018 gathers the whole upstream value chain - E&P companies, EPC contractors, drilling contractors, service providers, and equipment manufacture

Accelerating Banking Transformation in Africa

Accelerating Banking Transformation in Africa
Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018, which will be held on 31 May, 2018 at the Radisson Blu Nairobi, will ga

Teranga Gold Announces Finance Facility Plans

Teranga Gold Announces Finance Facility Plans
Teranga Gold Corporation pleased to announce that it has concluded an agreement with various funds managed by Taurus Funds Management Pty Ltd. in respect of its previously announced secured develop

Teranga Gold Reports High-Grade Gold from Phase 2 Drilling at Golden Hill’s C-Zone Prospect

Teranga Gold Reports High-Grade Gold from Phase 2 Drilling at Golden Hill’s C-Zone Prospect
Teranga Gold Corporation has announced that its phase 2 diamond drill programme at the C-Zone prospect on the Golden Hill property in Burkina Faso, West Af

Africa Energy Forum: Reflections on the Last 20 Years

Africa Energy Forum: Reflections on the Last 20 Years
In the wake of Mauritius’ 50th anniversary of Independence on 12 March, we reflect on what the country has to offer African energy investors in 2018.Mauritius has enjoyed numerous accolades

A Wish for Responsible Mining

A Wish for Responsible Mining
Wishbone Gold Plc started life as a gold exploration company focused on identifying and developing precious metal assets, mainly in Australia. Still in possession of four gold exploration licences

BotsReal Property & Infrastructure Forum

BotsReal Property & Infrastructure Forum
The BotsReal Property and Infrastructure Forum is a one-day conference focused Botswana’s built environment industry. The forum facilitates discussions around the opportunities and challenges in on

Gambia: The Smiling Coast of West Africa

Gambia: The Smiling Coast of West Africa
Gambia may be the smallest country in Africa but it is certainly packing a punch in recent years as its reputation as a tourist hotspot gathers momentum.Consequently having a knock-on effect

East Africa Property Investment (EAPI) Summit

East Africa Property Investment (EAPI) Summit
The East Africa Property Investment (EAPI) Summit has established itself as the leading event devoted to driving investment and development in the East African real estate sector. In its fifth year

The Countdown to MMEC 2018 Begins

The Countdown to MMEC 2018 Begins
In the past few months, Mozambique has seen an upward swing in forecasts, namely due to the signing of new contracts with China for the sale of natural gas as well as the recent approval of the Are

Teranga's Golden Hill Drill Programme

Teranga's Golden Hill Drill Programme
Teranga Gold Corporation is pleased to announce that early-stage diamond drilling has intersected additional high-grade, near surface and deeper gold mineralisation at the Ma and Peksou prospects,

Let Your Eyes Enjoy

Let Your Eyes Enjoy
The ‘Let Your Eyes Enjoy’ project seeks to improve the visual health of citizens in Cape Verde, Guinea Conakry and Ghana. In total, more than 1,200 people have recovered their sight thanks to this

If You Can Make It in Egypt...

If You Can Make It in Egypt...
By Con O’Donnell, Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, RiseUpEgyptians are known for their perseverance, and that is

2nd The Big 5 Construct North Africa

2nd The Big 5 Construct North Africa
“The total estimated value of active projects in Morocco last year had increased by around 9.2 percent compared to the previous year. Today, there are more than 200 active construction projects wit

FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services

FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services
Africa’s financial services landscape continues its dynamic evolution as the rapid growth of FinTech on the continent drives both the disruption and leapfrogging of legacy systems and further accel

4th Annual African Insurance Forum (AIF 2018)

4th Annual African Insurance Forum (AIF 2018)
The African Insurance Forum is the leading event in the insurance industry, offering two days of fresh and exciting content to address the market-critical issues affecting your business today and i

Mining Is Being Driven Green

Mining Is Being Driven Green
By Rachel Speight, partner in the mining Group, Mayer Brown International LLPThe buzzword at this year's annual Indaba mining conference in Cape Town was “lithium" and the hype

3rd Africa Islamic Finance Forum

3rd Africa Islamic Finance Forum
Following the huge success of its first and second editions in 2016 which attracted more than 420 delegates, the 3rd Africa Islamic Finance Forum will return 20-21 March, located in Lagos, Nigeria,

Manufacturing Indaba 2018 and Africa’s Drive towards a Manufacturing Revival

Manufacturing Indaba 2018 and Africa’s Drive towards a Manufacturing Revival
The fifth edition of the Manufacturing Indaba will be hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 19 and 20 June, 2018, and will take place with the joint support and strategic partn

SPACE

SPACE
Although the green building movement is in its infancy in sub-Saharan Africa, the past year’s developments show that great work is already taking place, with more than 25 projects in the pipeline f

Mining Indaba 2018: Africa’s Premier Deal-Making Forum

Mining Indaba 2018: Africa’s Premier Deal-Making Forum
Since Euromoney acquired the Investing in Mining Indaba conference, the esteemed gathering’s credence has escalated to new heights, and in 2018 the upward trajectory continued as a 15 percent incre

EPOCH: Meeting Key People Has Never Been So Easy

EPOCH: Meeting Key People Has Never Been So Easy
BGS Group hosts the Exploration and Production Offshore Congress Hub on 5-6 March, 2018. Located in Rome, Italy, it gathers companies from Africa, the Middle East and Europe, all operating internat

Cultivating the Green Opportunity in Kenyan Real Estate

Cultivating the Green Opportunity in Kenyan Real Estate
Kenya has the opportunity to set a benchmark for Africa in implementing cost-saving green technologies, as it pursues its development goals as a committed signatory of the International Climate Agr

Fast-tracking the Positive & Profitable Transformation of Banking & Financial Services in Africa

Fast-tracking the Positive & Profitable Transformation of Banking & Financial Services in Africa
Africa’s financial sector is in the midst of an exciting and profound transformation. The rapid growth of FinTech on the continent is driving the disruption and, in many cases, leapfrogging of lega