Family Bank, Kenya has deployed Acumennet, the independent treasury solution developed by Login SA which is a Profile Software company, for its Treasury and Risk Management operations.
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In partnership with the South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) and Culdevco, the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) has announced the launching of the seedless breeding red table grape variety at the South African National Pavilion during the Fruit Logistica Trade Fair taking place in Berlin, Germany from 7-9 February 2018.
Last 6 February 2018, U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor has officially opened a three-day regional U.S. Alumni Global Health Workshop at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
With the goal of increasing trade in West Africa, Ireland has signed a Double Taxation Agreement with Ghana.
Somalia and Djibouti have announced a conference for the telecom operators of Somalia, Djibouti Telecom, and Government in Mogadishu by 2018 March to discuss their collaboration in the Djibouti African Regional Express (DARE) project.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced its plans to up Africa's industrial Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 130 percent by 2025 driving the continent's overall GDP from $2.3 trillion to $5.6 trillion.
South Africa represented by the Minister of Mineral Resources, Mr. Mosebenzi Zwane, and the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies, continued to promote the country's mineral and mining sector at the Mining Indaba 2018 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 5 to 8 February 2018.
Ruaha Energy Company, a Tanzanian developer of small power project mini-grids, has signed an agreement with Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) for delivery of 0.95 megawatt (MW) of power to the main grid from Ruaha’s facility in an industrial area in the heart of the new Kilosa Town.
Protea Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott International Inc., has announced its expansion into North Africa with the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott in Constantine, Algeria.
French energy efficiency solutions provider VINCI Energies has won the Société d'Electricité du Sénégal (SENELEC) contract as part of Senelec’s transmission and distribution grid expansion, reinforcement and reliability enhancement program in the West African nation of Senegal.
UN Women has announced the appointment of the first Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Africa, Jaha Dukureh, a renowned activist in Gambia.
According to a United Nations report published last 1 February, that despite that the human rights situation in Mali is escalating, the UN sees respect for human rights in the country as a positive driver for change.
Dubai's port-based Al Khaleej Sugar Refinery has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Government of Egypt for the establishment of a major agro-industrial complex that would produce beet sugar.
On 7 to 9 February 2018, twenty-five South African companies will showcase their products and services at the Fruit Logistica Trade Fair to be held at the Messe Berlin in Germany.
Orange, a French telecommunications company, and CNED (National Distance Learning Centre) have announced a partnership to distribute educational content on smartphones across Africa.
This year's Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference in Dakar, Senegal, was attended by ten current and three former heads of state, plus more than 60 ministers. It was also co-hosted by President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal and President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic.
Africanews (www.africanews.com), headquartered in Brazzaville, Congo, and already a strong presence in pay TV markets in Africa, announced a new partnership with L'Obs TV, a Futurs Médias Group entity, created by Youssou N'DOUR. The new connection will expand its presence in Teranga, Senegal.
During the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa event on "New Way of Working: From Vision to Action-National, Regional and Global Dimensions", the African Development Bank announced its plans to reach 29.3 million people in Africa with electricity by 2020.
The release of two radio journalists from prison in Ethiopia on January 10 is considered more a token gesture by the government than anything else.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced a new US$40-million financing facility with I&M Bank Ltd with the goal of supporting investments by businesses across Kenya.
The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay, has announced her participation in the Financing Conference of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) in Dakar, Senegal from 1-3 February 2018 to promote the education sector and priority given to the African Continent.
The annual Africa Energy Forum has invited the international energy community to Mauritius for a four-day conference and private exhibition with the theme “Reflections on the Last 20 Years” for its 20th anniversary on 19-22 June 2018 at the Paradis & Dinarobin Beachcomber Hotels.
The Phosphates 2018 conference, considered one of the most important conferences in the industry, is coming to the Mövenpick Mansour Eddahbi Hotel in Marrakesh, Morocco on 12-14 March 2018.
nChain Group, a blockchain research and development firm, has announced a funding deal with Centbee, a South-African based Bitcoin wallet provider, to make it easier for global customers to acquire, hold, and spend Bitcoin.
Aliko Dangote, CEO of the Dangote Group in Nigeria, just announced he is donating N1.2 billion towards the construction for another building at Bayero University's business school in Kano (BUK).