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Future Energy East Africa - One Month to Go

Future Energy East Africa - One Month to Go
Future Energy East Africa has evolved from the East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC).After years of close collaboration with utilities, governments, regulators, large

Dissecting Africa's cryptocurrency conundrum

Dissecting Africa's cryptocurrency conundrum
It is quite clear that we are developing into a society that is completely driven by information and reliant on technology. As we evolve along this path, those that succeed will be those who are ab

Event preview: API Summit & Expo, Johannesburg, 20-21 September

Event preview: API Summit & Expo, Johannesburg, 20-21 September
Creating a platform for African and global real estate data and transparency experts to share insights, best practice and solidify global and regional investor confidence in Africa's high growth ec

AfricaCom 2018 - Where the digitally connected converge

AfricaCom 2018 - Where the digitally connected converge
Whether your focus is connectivity infrastructure, disruptive technologies, digital services or ICT strategy, AfricaCom 2018 will be the place to be in shaping Africa’s digital future.S

What you need to know about the ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum & Exhibition

What you need to know about the ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum & Exhibition
The second ECOWAS Mining and Petroleum Forum & Exhibition (ECOMOF 2018) is taking place from 9 – 11 October 2018 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. The event is organised by the Economic Communi

Zambia’s Property Investors Remain Upbeat

Zambia’s Property Investors Remain Upbeat
While the country continues to manage its external debt obligations; regional investors and developers remain attracted to the multiple opportunities in the market, says Novare Equity Partner’s Joh

Automation and Digitalisation in Oil & Gas

Automation and Digitalisation in Oil & Gas
BGS Group has started the registration of companies attending AUTOMA Congress in Berlin, Germany, on 1-2 October. The format of the Congress is closed-door, which means that only a carefully select

The Keys to Retail Success at MozamReal 2018

The Keys to Retail Success at MozamReal 2018
The development of sustainable, diverse and high performing retail assets continues to be a major challenge for Mozambique’s developing property market said the host of the bilingual one-day MozamR

Billions Ready for Zimbabwean Investment

Billions Ready for Zimbabwean Investment
Hosted by Africa’s premier investment and real estate development conference producer, API Events, the ZimReal Property Investment Forum on 13 June is a keenly anticipated event for the local indus

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