AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

Africa: More investment when leaders study overseas

African leaders who attend universities abroad attract more sustained foreign investment to their home countries than those locally trained, according to a study of...

Sierra Leone: Saudi Arabia encouraged by progress in IT

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle-East and Gulf States early this week told a group of government officials,...

IFC invests $25m in Helios Towers Africa

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, on Wednesday announced a $25 million equity investment in Helios Towers Africa Limited...

Africa: AfDB approves $1bn for Energy Projects

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

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...

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