Eighteenth African Union Summit to hold on the theme: “Boosting intra-African trade”

The 18th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union (AU) is scheduled to take place from 23 to 30 January 2012 in...

EAC monetary union negotiating team embarks on study tour of European Union

A 20-member delegation from the East African Community, will, Friday 13 January 2012 depart for Brussels, Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Berlin on a 12-day study...

To create food security in Africa, focus on the value chain

The tragic famine in Somalia has once again focused concern on food security in Africa.  There are many facets to this issue, and many...

Maroc Telecom deploys fiber cable to Spain

Moroccan mobile operator Maroc Telecom announced on Tuesday that it has begun deployment of an international high speed fiber optic cable between the North...

Electricity Expands the Possibilities of Tanzanian Village of Mbola

In April 2011, Panasonic donated 1,000 Solar LED Lanterns to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tanzania. This marked the arrival of a...

How do we ensure and prioritise energy security?

As Africa rises out of poverty, affordable and accessible energy becomes necessary to sustain this development. Equally, Africa needs the developed world to invest...

A Post-COP 17 New Year’s Resolution Reality Check

As the remnants of the festive season are packed away and the New Year hype comes to an end, many new year's resolutions that...

Bytes expands with purchase of Unisys Africa

Altron company expands African footprint with purchase of company that provides information technology to government and private sector BYTES Technology Group, owned by JSE-listedAltron Group, is...

GE Receives Order for 43 Locomotives from Transnet in South Africa

Three GE locomotives do the work of four older locomotives, saving 600,000 liters of fuel a year and lowering emissions. New order contributes to job...

West African research programme to investigate Buruli ulcer

West African researchers hope to identify how Buruli ulcer bacteria (Mycobacterium ulcerans) are transmitted to humans, through the development of an international and...

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