King and Queen of Lesotho arrive in Cork at start of official visit to...

His Majesty King Letsie III of Lesotho arrived in Cork today for the start of a three-day official visit to Ireland. During his visit,...

Ambassador Sezbera takes over inter-regional coordination committee chairmanship

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Appetite for investments remains strong in Angola and Mozambique despite downturn

The appetite for investments in Angola and Mozambique has not decreased despite the economic downturn, according to data provided by mergermarket, the leading independent...

SA: Cape Town aiming to be entrepreneurial capital

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains - 17 May 2012 So Cape Town is showing the way. The city wants to fulfill its ambition of being the premier capital of entrepreneurship,  for...

C-SAM and MasterCard Join Forces to Offer Mobile Wallet Solution in Asia Pacific, Middle...

C-SAM today announced a joint initiative with MasterCard to offer a white label mobile wallet solution based on C-SAM's flexible Mobile Transaction Platform (MTP) enabling...

Japan / Emergency Assistance to the Union of the Comoros in Response to the...

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ECOWAS council to meet in Abidijan on allocation of statutory positions

The ECOWAS Council of Ministers will meet in Abidjan from 18th May 2012 on the allocation of nine statutory positions in the ECOWAS Commission...

Global African diaspora summit, Johannesburg, 23-25 May 2012

ANNOUNCEMENT TO JOURNALISTS ACCREDITATION: Journalists who are interested in covering the Global Africa Diaspora Summit to be hosted by the African Union in South Africa from...

Leading Telecommunications Player Launches Mobile Network in Africa

Viettel launches its first African mobile Network in Mozambique and is seeking opportunities to expand investment in other African countries.   •          Viettel, one of the...

Visa’s Rural Caravan Delivers Financial Empowerment to Moroccan Women

Visa recently launched the Visa Rural Caravan Campaign in Morocco, in line with the company's financial literacy initiatives and in conjunction with the Women's...

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