Category: Companies

UAE Based Oil Firm Consolidates East African Presence with Acquisition of Essar Petroleum East Africa Ltd

UAE Based Oil Firm Consolidates East African Presence with Acquisition of Essar Petroleum East Africa Ltd

  Gulf Petrochem Group rename entity to Aspam Energy (Kenya) Ltd   NAIROBI, Kenya, July 1, 2015/ — Gulf Petrochem Group today announces the official acquisition and name change of Essar Petroleum East Africa Ltd to ASPAM Energy (Kenya) Ltd. The deal will enhance the group’s integrated services and products for the downstream supply chain in the oil and gas sector in […]

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The cities of Accra-Ghana, Kinondoni-Tanzania and Praia- Cape Verde win the inaugural José Eduardo dos Santos African Mayor Awards

The cities of Accra-Ghana, Kinondoni-Tanzania and Praia- Cape Verde win the inaugural José Eduardo dos Santos African Mayor Awards

United Cities and Local Governments-Africa (UCLG–A) announces the winners of the first ever “African Mayor Awards” in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, Angola, May 5, 2015/— The winners of the inaugural 2015 “José Eduardo dos Santos African Mayor Awards” were announced last week during a gala dinner in Luanda, Angola. These awards acknowledge the leadership and contribution made by Mayors of large, medium […]

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Malawi takes key step to advance digital payments and drive inclusive growth

Malawi takes key step to advance digital payments and drive inclusive growth

Government, private sector, mobile operators and development organizations convene to establish a plan for the future LILONGWE, Malawi, April 30, 2015 Today, Malawi took a significant step towards creating a digital payment ecosystem in order to address poverty and drive inclusive growth. An event organized by the Government of Malawi with the United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) Better Than […]

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Dr. Reginald Mengi awards 10 Million Shillings to February winner of 3N competition

Dr. Reginald Mengi awards 10 Million Shillings to February winner of 3N competition

IPP Executive Chairman Dr Reginald Mengi yesterday awarded 10m/- to Viana Mulokozi a student from Ardhi University in Dar es Salaam after she emerged the February winner of the ‘Nitabuni, Nitatekeleza, Nitafanikiwa’ (3Ns) Twitter competition. Viana, currently pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Building Economics in Dar es Salaam, submitted a business idea dubbed Centralized Field Training Allocation System (CFTAS) […]

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Ask your questions LIVE to the Chief Executive of The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB)

Ask your questions LIVE to the Chief Executive of The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB)

The Chief Executive of MCB, the largest bank in East Africa, will host an online press conference Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 11 a.m. GMT PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, March 6, 2015/ – The Chief Executive of MCB (http://www.mcb.mu), the largest bank in East Africa, will host an online press conference Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 11 a.m. GMT to provide updates on the strategy of the Mauritius […]

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APO to Provide Africa-Related News Releases to Millions of Students and Researchers Around the World

APO to Provide Africa-Related News Releases to Millions of Students and Researchers Around the World

APO Announces an Alliance with NewsBank, one of the world’s premier information providers DAKAR, Senegal, March 3, 2015/ – APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa,  announced today an alliance with NewsBank (http://www.newsbank.com), one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 40 years, to provide Africa-related […]

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2014 sees flydubai achieve increased revenues of USD 1.2 billion up 19.1% and profits of USD 68 million

2014 sees flydubai achieve increased revenues of USD 1.2 billion up 19.1% and profits of USD 68 million

•          14% increase in passenger numbers between 2013 and 2014 in Africa  •          100% increase in number of routes in Africa  •          Schedule increased to 63 flights a week across 12 points in North and East Africa   Dubai, UAE, March 3, 2015/ – flydubai (http://www.flydubai.com), in its fifth year of operation, today announced its Annual Results for 2014 and reported a net […]

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Despite Progress Much More Must Be Done To End Poverty- Global Monitoring Report 2014/2015

Despite Progress Much More Must Be Done To End Poverty- Global Monitoring Report 2014/2015

“The world has made great progress in the last quarter-century in reducing extreme poverty – it was cut by a stunning two-thirds – and now we have the opportunity to end poverty in less than a generation,” said World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim. WASHINGTON, October 8, 2014 – Much more work needs to be done to end poverty […]

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Swala Oil & Gas Announces Successful Completion Of Seismic Acquisition Survey In The Moshi Basin

Swala Oil & Gas Announces Successful Completion Of Seismic Acquisition Survey In The Moshi Basin

We will now map the structural leads the survey has identified at the basin margins with the aim of identifying potential drilling locations for the next phase of operations Swala Oil & Gas S(Tanzania) Plc (DSE:SWALA) (‘Swala’ or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its 2D seismic acquisition programme (“programme”) over the Moshi Basin in the […]

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South African Airways Adds More Travel Options in Africa

We are delighted to be operating 14 flights per week on the Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam route using a combination of our state of the art Airbus A320, and Boeing 737-800series or Airbus A319 aircraft. This is in line with our focus on growing our footprint on the continent . Dar es Salaam. South African Airways (SAA) is adding […]

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