The GECF (www.GECF.org) has been at the forefront of promoting the use of natural gas as an affordable and sustainable fuel of choice for sustainable development. African countries
Tournament Organiser Tom Chaloba, who is also Get Into Rugby (https://GetIntoRugby.WorldRugby.org) Project Manager reviewed that the festival which was in its 4th edition has attracted u14, u16, u18 girls and boys plus High Learning Institutions Rugby Teams from across the country.
"It is gratifying to note that most of the players w
Merck Foundation announces the winners for their “Merck Diabetes Award” to mark “World Diabetes Day 2018”
Merck Foundation marked the “World Diabetes Day” themed ‘The Family and Diabetes’ on 14th November 2018. Merck Foundation to provide One Year on-line Post-graduate Diploma in Diabetes Management fr
SA Rugby president Mr. Mark Alexander was elected to the World Rugby’s Executive Council in elections held in Dublin on Wednesday.
"It is a huge honour to be named on the executive body among a number of highly respected administrators in the game," said Mr. Alexander from Dublin, where the World Rugby Council held their second sitting of
“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others,” a saying goes. When African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina laid out
Commemorating the centenary of the birth of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who in 1994 became the country’s first black head of state following the dismantling of
The U.S. government is committed to promoting entrepreneurship in Ethiopia as a means to stimulate local economic growth, open new markets for U.S. companies, and increase global prosperity. The annual Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), taking place November 12-18, 2018, is designed to celebrate self-starting innovators and connect e
By Akere T. Muna
On 6 November, Paul Biya was inaugurated for the seventh time. The 85-year-old has already been in power for the last 36 years and will now serve another seven-year term.
President Biya won disputed elections on 7 October amidst rising unrest in Cameroon. The country is divided into the Francophone area &nd
Heads of State, presidents of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), global and regional investors, business moguls and other A-list attendees are lauding the recen
This November, Greenpeace Africa (www.Greenpeace.org/Africa/) celebrates 10 years of environmental activism on the African continent. Partnering with artists, volunteers and other civil society organisations, the environmental watchdog is organising an open day to spark an environmental revolution. As part of commemorative activities in South Africa and Senegal, a
Casablanca’s commercial sector showed signs of improvement in the first half of the year in 2018, reveals JLL’s (ir.JLL.com) latest Casablanca H1 Real Estate Overview Report. The positive sentiment in the market was strengthened by the successful capital raising by Immorente Invest (the first and unique investment company established in the form of a REIT) &n
The Next Einstein Forum launches search for Africa’s top scientific talent for prestigious Fellows Class
Today, the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) (www.NEF.org), Africa’s global forum for science, launches the search for its third Class of NEF Fellows. Once selected, the new class will join 35 of Africa’s top scientists from al
Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, today announced a new partnership with Curo Fund Services (www.CuroFund.com), South Africa’s largest third party administ
DP World (www.DPWorld.com/) and the government of Rwanda have setup a state-of-the-a logistics hub, located 20 kilometers from the capital city Kigali, close to the international airport. The facility is East Africa’s first ever Inland Dry Port developed by DP World.
DP World Kigali is a secure, bonded facility spread over 13 h
Democratise access to digital
In the field of telephony as in many others, Africa has jumped a technological step by moving directly to mobile. The outlook of the smartphone market is still seeing exponential growth. It is estimated that at least 660 million Africans (against 336 million in 2016) will be equipped with a smartphone by 2020 Read more
“Building a Knowledge Base to De-Risk the Energy Sector in Africa,” brought together investors, policy makers and government officials for
Comprehensive study of satellite television reception places Eutelsat as market leader across Nigeria, Cameroon and Ivory Coast
A far-reaching in-depth study, led by Nielsen, of television reception throughout Nigeria, Cameroon and Ivory Coast, has positioned Eutelsat (www.Eutelsat.com) as satellite market leader within these countries. The face-to-face interviews were conducted with 3,000 households in Nigeria, 2,000 in Cameroun and 2,000 in Ivory Coast, representative of the population of
HP (www.HP.com) and Ugandan authorities have conducted a highly successful operation to halt the trade of counterfeit HP branded print cartridges in in the Kampala area.
In August 2018, Ugandan officials carried out a massive double raid, successfully disrupting the criminal dealings of two large scale retailers of counterfeit HP print c
It is with greatest concern and respect for the future of women, children and people of Southern Cameroons (Ambazonia) that I greet you in this unusual correspondence. It is my hope and certainly my trust that this letter finds you in the best of health.
I still recall the excitement and joyous day on April 23rd, 1994, w
World Pneumonia Day: Pneumonia accounts for 16% of all deaths of children under the age of 5 years, despite being preventable and treatable!
To mark the World Pneumonia Day, civil society organizations from Africa and Haiti are asking their governments to step-up to eradicate Pneumonia which is responsible for more child mortalities than any other diseases like AIDS, Malaria and Measles combined.
Speaking at a conference on how to end Pneumonia in Africa, Mr. Abou
AfricaCom 2018 (https://tmt.knect365.com/AfricaCom/) will be another landmark event for Nokia (www.Nokia.com). This year, the company will again showcase how it is shaping the future of technology to transform human experiences with effortless, simple and dependable technologies. The Nokia team would love to meet you at AfricaCom to discuss any topics tha