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Dangote’s Self-Sufficiency and Sustainability Drive Reaps National Rewards

Dangote’s Self-Sufficiency and Sustainability Drive Reaps National Rewards
Following the news that Nigeria has attained-self sufficiency in the production of cement and is now subsequently an exporter of the commodity, the Federal Government has commended Dangote Cement f

DRC Mining Week Expo & Conference

DRC Mining Week Expo & Conference
DRC Mining Week is a well-established annual mining investment event aimed at creating and enabling environments to boost the industrialisation of the mining sector. DRC Mining Week has grown over

Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality: A walk on the wild and wonderful side

Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality: A walk on the wild and wonderful side
South Africa has an embarrassment of riches to showcase to the millions of tourists who grace their shores each year, with few as impressive and dynamic as the coastal region of Nelson Mandela Bay.

ITC’s SheTrades Initiative Launched in Rwanda

ITC’s SheTrades Initiative Launched in Rwanda
The Rwanda edition of the International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative was launched in Kigali by First Lady Mrs J

The Big 5 Construct North Africa

The Big 5 Construct North Africa
Casablanca, one of the most iconic cities in North Africa, will host the launch of the first ever ‘The Big 5 Construct North Africa’, set to support the Moroccan construction industry and professi

Mobisol and MTN Launch High-Performance Smart Phone on Affordable Payment Plan

Mobisol and MTN Launch High-Performance Smart Phone on Affordable Payment Plan
The smart phone model Tecno W2 is offered along with the Mobisol solar home system and affordable payment scheme. The high-performance smart phone is equipped with an Android operating system, a co

FinTech’s Impact for Africa: Re-Imagining Financial Services

FinTech’s Impact for Africa: Re-Imagining Financial Services
As a result of their unique blend of trailblazing technology and disruptive innovation, FinTech players have the ability to accelerate the digital transformation of financial services in Africa and

GTR Africa Trade Finance Week 2017

GTR Africa Trade Finance Week 2017
Returning to Cape Town for its 11th year, the market’s premier pan-African trade finance gathering will take place at The Westin on March 9-10.Now also incorporating GTR‘s West Africa T

Powering Africa

Powering Africa
H.E. Hon.Tina Joemat-Pettersson MP, Minister of Energy, South Africa, H.E. Patrick Sendolo, Minister for Energy, Land and Mines, Liberia, H.E. Hon Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral

The Next Wave of Growth

The Next Wave of Growth
Under the banner, ‘Leveraging the next wave of growth’, this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba once again shed positive light on an industry all too often caught up in the negative in re

Africa Energy Forum: A Platform for Industrial Development

Africa Energy Forum: A Platform for Industrial Development
The 19th Annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF) will take place from 7-9 June in Copenhagen, with the decision to host the Forum in Denmark made in order to capitalise on the investment potential o

Communications and How to Consider New Revenue Generation from Core Business Assets

Communications and How to Consider New Revenue Generation from Core Business Assets
As a speaker at a conference where he spoke about the relationships between utility and telecom operators, Rajveer Singh Bhati , Energy & Services Director at Schneider Electric East Africa, di

The 3rd Annual Powering Africa Summit

The 3rd Annual Powering Africa Summit
The 3rd Powering Africa Summit will once again engage North American and African investors to showcase power, trade and infrastructure opportunities across the African continent and explore ho

Mining Investment Botswana Prepares to Open its Doors

Mining Investment Botswana Prepares to Open its Doors
Mining Investment Botswana, part of the Global Mining Investment Conference Series, will be launched in Gaborone, Botswana from 13-15 February, 2017. This will be the only location in Southern Afri

Airtel Malawi Invests US$20.8 Million to Upgrade Network Quality

Airtel Malawi Invests US$20.8 Million to Upgrade Network Quality
Airtel has disclosed a US$20.8 million investment project to modernise its network equipment with the aim of delivering improved quality of its voice and data services in Malawi. This intens

Airtel Reaffirms African Commitment

Airtel Reaffirms African Commitment
Airtel Africa, a leading telecommunications Company with operations in 15 countries across Africa, has refuted speculative media reports erroneously stating its possible exit from Africa. The organ

Economic Development in the Pipeline

Economic Development in the Pipeline
In a major initiative to strengthen the West African economy, the Kingdom of Morocco and Federal Republic of Nigeria have announced that they will jointly develop a new regional gas pipeline connec

Power & Electricity World Africa 2017

Power & Electricity World Africa 2017
The year 1997 will always be memorable; it’s when we hosted the first annual Power and Electricity World Africa conference. Terrapinn (the organisers of the show) wanted to play a central role in i

3rd Annual African Insurance Forum 2017

3rd Annual African Insurance Forum 2017
The insurance industry is facing an uncertain, unstable and highly complex economic and financial environment compounded by major regulatory and technological changes. At the same time customer exp

Durban: A Modern Day Wonder

Durban: A Modern Day Wonder
Officially recognised as one of the New 7 Wonder Cities in 2015, Durban’s modern contrast to much of South Africa’s traditional and historical beauty has made it a leading destination for tourists

Nokia and Ooredoo Qatar Unveil Next-Generation TWDM-PON Fibre Technology

Nokia and Ooredoo Qatar Unveil Next-Generation TWDM-PON Fibre Technology
Working in partnership, Ooredoo Algeria and Nokia have successfully achieved a ground-breaking transmission speed of 1.2 terabits per second over optical fibre in Africa’s first field trial of inno

Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition

Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition
The 16th annual Nigeria Oil & Gas (NOG) Conference and Exhibition, taking place from 27 February – 2 March, 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria is evolving alongside the Nigerian energy sector and will expa

Africa Business Forum

Africa Business Forum
The fifth edition of the Africa Business Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will be held for the second time in Ethiopia on 1 March 2017 in the Sheraton Hotel, under the Patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Al

Marriott International Expands Presence in Algeria with Opening of Sheraton Annaba

Marriott International Expands Presence in Algeria with Opening of Sheraton Annaba
Marriott International, Inc (www.Marriott.com), announced further expansion in Algeria with the opening of its seventh hotel in Algeria, Shera