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Africa Architecture Awards announces 20 shortlisted projects
The Africa Architecture Awards, founded by Saint-Gobain, attracted a...
Lynette Ntuli appointed new Libery Two Degrees non-executive director
Unitholders of Liberty Two Degrees are advised that Angus...
Afreximbank grants $200 million financing to Arab contractors
The Egyptian construction conglomerate, The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed...
Graça Machel Trust officially launches Women Advancing Africa Forum
The inaugural Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum is a...
Union Bank unveils new digital banking platforms
Union Bank unveiled digital banking platforms at an interactive...
Why Jack Ma chose East Africa for first Africa visit
East Africa has become an attractive investment destination in...
Osinbajo unveils $1.5 billion fertilizer plant in Nigeria
Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian Acting President today, 27 July...
Accenture – GIBS launch artificial intelligence whitepaper
Accenture and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)...
Gauteng Infrastructure Investment Conference kicks-off in Midrand
Gauteng Province, situated in South Africa kick-started the second...
South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners Indaba comes to Johannesburg
The countdown to the 2017 South African Institute for...
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  • The Africa Architecture Awards, founded by Saint-Gobain, attracted a number of entries for an architecture awards programme in its first edition, with more than 500 projects registered to enter the awards before the closing date of 14 July 2017 and a total of 307 projects from across the continent, situated in 32 African countries, completed […]

  • Unitholders of Liberty Two Degrees are advised that Angus Band has been appointed as an independent non-executive director and chairman of the board of the Manager, effective 26 July 2017. He has also been appointed to all sub-committees of the board. Band brings many years of business experience to the board. In addition, unitholders are […]

  • The Egyptian construction conglomerate, The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Company) Limited on 26 July 2017 entered into an agreement with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to receive a $200 million multi-currency guarantee facility to enable it meet its obligations under construction contracts within Africa and the Middle East. The facility agreement signed at […]

  • The inaugural Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum is a new Pan African  initiative launched by the Graça Machel Trust to acknowledge and celebrate the central role women play in shaping Africa’s development agenda and by driving social and economic transformation. The Forum will take place from 9 to 12 August 2017 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania at […]

  • Union Bank unveiled digital banking platforms at an interactive media event on 26 July 2017 at the Heritage Place, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. The new solutions include amobile banking app  UnionMobile and *826#, a unique USSD code which will allow customers perform banking transactions through short code messaging on their mobile phones. The Bank also revealed […]

  • East Africa has become an attractive investment destination in recent years, owing to its improved business environment. As a result Jack Ma, Alibaba Founder has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million. Ma, who was on his first visit to Africa, also plans to roll-out a partnership with African universities to teach internet […]

  • Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian Acting President today, 27 July 2017 in Port Harcourt inaugurated a giant world-class fertilizer plant, built by Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited at the cost of $1.5 billion. The acting President used the opportunity to remind all Nigerians that time has come for them to grow whatever they eat and […]

  • Accenture and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) have launched a whitepaper on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to impact the macro environment. The whitepaper, themed Responsible AI explores associated challenges and opportunities faced by organisations. “There’s no longer any doubt that artificial intelligence has the ability to amplify growth for companies. So […]

  • Gauteng Province, situated in South Africa kick-started the second Gauteng Infrastructure Investment Conference (GIIC), today 27 July 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand.  David Makhura, Gauteng Premier and  Ebrahim Patel, South African Minister of Economic Development provided the keynote address to potential investors, fund and investment managers, private equity firms, development funding institutions, banks, […]

  • The countdown to the 2017 South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) Annual Convention and Property Indaba has begun. The programme promises to provide a lively platform for riveting and open discussions to explore contentious issues around the current state of the property industry in South Africa. The convention, which takes place from 2 […]

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  • Afreximbank grants $200 million financing to Arab contractors

    The Egyptian construction conglomerate, The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Company) Limited on 26 July 2017 entered into an agreement with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to receive a $200 million multi-currency guarantee facility to enable it meet its obligations under construction contracts within Africa and the Middle East. The facility agreement signed at

    Afreximbank grants $200 million financing to Arab contractors
  • Why Jack Ma chose East Africa for first Africa visit

    East Africa has become an attractive investment destination in recent years, owing to its improved business environment. As a result Jack Ma, Alibaba Founder has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million. Ma, who was on his first visit to Africa, also plans to roll-out a partnership with African universities to teach internet

    Why Jack Ma chose East Africa for first Africa visit
  • Africa poised to become digital insurance leader

    Oliver Bäte, Allianz SE Chief Executive Officer on 24 July 2017, opened the 44th annual Insurance Conference in Sun City, South Africa, with a keynote address on the conference theme “Disrupt, Debate, Deliver”. In his speech, Bäte addressed the profound transformation of the insurance industry wrought by digitalization. “In today’s fast changing world, it’s critical

    Africa poised to become digital insurance leader
  • Total, Worldline partner with African fintech company InTouch

    Total and Worldline signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch. Under the agreements, Total and Worldline will support the deployment of the Guichet Unique solution in eight African countries — Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, the Republic of Guinea and Senegal. Guichet Unique provides retail networks with a unique customer-friendly

    Total, Worldline partner with African fintech company InTouch
  • Elumelu: agriculture, electricity, entrepreneurship will create jobs in Africa

    The Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O Elumelu, has called on African leaders and development institutions to help address the deepening job and employment crisis bedevilling the continent by lending support and paying more attention towards the agricultural sector, creating access to electricity and developing entrepreneurship. Elumelu who

    Elumelu: agriculture, electricity, entrepreneurship will create jobs in Africa
  • JSE welcomes 100% black-owned brokerage firm Argon Securities

    The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on 20 July 2017, welcomed Argon Securities, a 100% black-owned brokerage firm as one of its official members. “We are very excited to welcome Argon Securities to the JSE and we hope to see many more 100% black owned member firms joining the JSE in the future,” says Zeona Jacobs,

    JSE welcomes 100% black-owned brokerage firm Argon Securities

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  • A conference taking place in Durban from 9 to 11 October 2017 is set to explore South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation with international partners along the value chain. The International Gas Cooperation Summit...

  • The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, laid the foundation stone of the Lom Pangar Dam power plant in the département of Lom-et-Djerem in eastern Cameroon. The visit to Lom Pangar included top government officials, ministers of...

  • By deciding to hold over for trial the matter of the phosphate cargo vessel Cherry Blossom, which was seized in South African waters in April after an unscheduled stop, the South African court has rendered a transparently political opinion...

  • With Africa’s overall port utilisation capacity now exceeding 70%, ports authorities and terminal operators are actively calling for partners in development to equip Africa’s ports and harbours for post-neo-panamax shipping requirements. As international trade volumes increase at growth rates...

  • Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) opened its new wash plant in an opening ceremony attended by His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu. ZAC is located on the border of the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, close to Ulundi and is the sole...

  • In line with what was reported last year, there continues to be a noticeable disparity in performance between the two core trade corridors of East Africa. Container trade in the Northern Corridor, which serves Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and...

  • GIBB, one of South Africa’s leading black-owned multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firms, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the South African Water Research Commission (WRC) to develop a group of women water entrepreneurs. The memorandum is a commitment by...

  • Large shipping losses have declined by 50% over the past decade, largely driven by development of a more robust safety environment by ship-owners, according to Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty SE’s (AGCS) fifth annual Safety and Shipping Review 2017....

  • Stronger global trade is expected this year and as reported by the World Trade Organization, indicators like export orders and container shipping are on the rise at the beginning of 2017. Recognising the uncertainty on economic and policy developments,...

  • Up and down Africa’s coasts, major seaports with bunkering facilities play a key strategic role in keeping sea traffic flowing, and industries growing. It is big business and includes the storage of bunker (ship) fuels and the provision of...

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