UNECA & AIF announce The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) are delighted to announce the first Innovation Prize for Africa...

NEPAD’s 10th Anniversary competition extended to 31 August 2011

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) have joined forces in celebrating...

DHL and Safmarine Team Up to Boost Literacy in Senegal

Long-term business partners DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, and shipping line Safmarine joined forces to create the first community library in Kolda, Senegal....

Sierra Leone: African Minerals awards 2,000 scholarships

African Minerals Ltd. (SL) on 11th Aug assembled parliamentarians from twenty constituencies to announce the award of scholarships to some 1,912 primary and secondary...

African Education Summit 2011 Speakers & Presentations

Click on the highlighted names below to see their presentations from the African Education Summit 2011. Day 1 - 12th July 2011 The Discovery Education Opening...

Private investment in trees could replenish Africa’s land

Africa's severe land degradation could be reversed by private sector investment in tree-based restoration technologies, a meeting heard. Good restoration practices include planting apple-ring acacia...

South Africa well placed to attract investment

Durban - South Africa's "stability and predictability" of its institutions, free press and transparent Constitution and government, gives it an advantage over many developing...

Ex-Im Bank Financing for Sub-Saharan Africa Exceeds $1 Billion for First Time

The board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) voted today to approve an $805.6 million direct loan to South Africa's state-owned electric power...

South Africa DTI to honour entrepreneurs

Pretoria - Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies is to honour entrepreneurs at the Quality Awards next week. The aim of the awards is...

Tigo cashing in on African mobile market

A new mobile money service from Millicom International Cellular, the operator of the Tigo brand, is turning up the heat in one of Africa's...

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