Category: Companies

Corporate oil and gas players in Africa Forum

Corporate oil and gas players in Africa Forum

14th Africa Independents Forum in London, May 25th & 26th 2016 April 13, 2016/- The 14th Africa Independents Forum 2016 (Africa-IndependentsForum.com), to be held on 25-26th May in London at the Waldorf Hilton, being hosted by the Global Pacific & Partners / ITE Group Plc JV, gathers together leading independents and corporate players worldwide and from across Africa, both listed and unlisted, […]

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World Bank Group Unveils $16 Billion Africa Climate Business Plan to Tackle Urgent Climate Challenges

WASHINGTON, November 24, 2015 – The World Bank Group today unveiled a new plan that calls for $16 billion in funding to help African people and countries adapt to climate change and build up the continent’s resilience to climate shocks. Titled Accelerating Climate-Resilient and Low-Carbon Development, the Africa Climate Business Plan will be presented at COP21, the global climate talks […]

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First Lady Margaret Kenyatta launches massive NBK forestation initiative in Northern Kenya

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta launches massive NBK forestation initiative in Northern Kenya

In one of the fastest rates of growth, bank has set up 25 branches since 2013 and is amassing a forest of 100,000 trees with each of the branched it is setting up Nairobi Kenya, 12th November, 2015: Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has lauded the National Bank (NBK-NSE) – Kenya’s fastest growing listed bank- for “contributing a great environmental […]

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TANESCO’s Managing Director to address Tanzania’s leading investors at forum for power sector development this December

TANESCO’s Managing Director to address Tanzania’s leading investors at forum for power sector development this December

As Tanzania’s leaders are praised for its peaceful handling of elections, an increasing number of projects are appearing which show case a country that is maturing, growing in confidence and cooperating with the right kind of partners to help it achieve its long-termm goal of becoming a regional hub. The Powering Africa: Tanzania investment briefing will take place from 3-4 […]

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Tanzania Presidential aspirants challenged to state their positions on pensions

Tanzania Presidential aspirants challenged to state their positions on pensions

Dar es Salaam, 17th October 2015: Contestants in the presidential and parliamentary elections in Tanzania have been challenged to expound their visions and policies towards old age before the polling date. Speaking at a meeting in Dar es salaam on Monday and attended by HelpAge International, Older persons and the media, Smart Daniel who is the Deputy Country Director, HelpAge […]

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Alarming news: Global Economic weakness to last into 2016

Alarming news: Global Economic weakness to last into 2016

  A relentless deceleration in the economies of the developing world will cause global growth to slow this year and only pick up a bit more pace in 2016, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. In a speech that previewed a report on global growth due next month, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde held back from giving […]

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Solar powered tablet devices for education: Akon Lighting Africa unveils its strategy in Benin

Solar powered tablet devices for education: Akon Lighting Africa unveils its strategy in Benin

  Benin is the last stop on this two-week road show during which the co-founders unveiled their long-term objective to use solar activities to drive education by introducing connected tablet devices.   COTONOU, Benin, August 6, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ —Akon Lighting Africa concluded its African road show last night in Benin. The three co-founders, Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily […]

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Windows 10 available in 190 countries as a free upgrade

Windows 10 available in 190 countries as a free upgrade

People and organizations can do great things with Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Xbox App, new Office Universal apps and more REDMOND, Wash., July 30, 2015/ – Microsoft Corp.  announced that Windows 10 will become available Wednesday as a free upgrade(1) or with new PCs and tablets. Windows 10 includes innovations such as Cortana,(2) an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge for a familiar, yet more personal […]

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Social Safety Nets Expand in Developing Countries, But Majority of the Poorest Still Lack Coverage

Social Safety Nets Expand in Developing Countries, But Majority of the Poorest Still Lack Coverage

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2015 - A growing number of developing countries are investing in social safety nets to improve the lives and livelihoods of billions of poor and vulnerable people, yet around 55 percent of the world’s poor or 773 million people with acute needs still lack safety net coverage – especially in lower-income countries and in urban areas-and countries must take […]

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Kenya to host Africa’s First Cyber Security Summit

Kenya to host Africa’s First Cyber Security Summit

Nairobi  July 4 2015: Kenya will host of the first ever Africa Cyber Security Summit (ACSS). The summit to be held in Nairobi at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, is expected to attract numerous stakeholders as well as government officials from across Africa. Speaking  on Saturday, the chair of the Africa Cyber Security Summit Centre, Lindsey Achudi, said the upcoming […]

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