Kenya: Local Investor Buys Publishing Firm

UK publisher Macmillan has sold its Kenyan unit, marking the latest case of divestment from the local market by a foreign firm in the...

Liberia: Dr. Sawyer Calls For Education Summit

By:  Keith Morris The Chairman of the Governance Commission, Dr. Amos C. Sawyer, wants a national education summit held in the country as soon as...

African energy projects to get $1 bln AfDB investment

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved over $1 billion in energy projects across the continent during the end of 2010 in Egypt, the...

Chinese investment in Zambia soars

By Nawa Mutumweno – Chinese investment turnover in Zambia is set to hit $1.4 billion by the close of 2010, raking in $40 million...

Israeli telecom firm enters Africa market

After years of staying away from the African market, Israel-based ECI Telecom has entered Uganda, with plans to use it as a launch pad...

Another cassava processing centre for Sierra Leone

Farmers in Sierra Leone have gotten another cassava processing center that will strengthen the value chain and boosts the processing of the root crop. The...

Protecting Innovators – The Reason for AfricanBrains

Our recent post "Kenya: High Costs Deny Students Ability to Patent Innovations" talks of how students in Kenya are losing out on having their...

2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship – Finalists Announced

The 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship, managed by The Legatum Group and Omidyar Network, have announced the 10 finalists of small and medium-sized businesses...

South Africa: Investors keen on solar park

Upington - More than 400 local and foreign investors, who attended the two-day Solar Park conference organised by the Department of Energy, went back...

Nigerian researchers to benefit from industry fund

Multi-national corporations in Nigeria will have to contribute to efforts to improve science and technology (S&T) research if a new scheme gets off...

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