Year 5 | Edition 22 | 18 October 2016

How to make money with currency trading
Forex is an international market where currency is the main commodity. Dollars are bought for Euros, Euros for Dollars and so forth. Thus each currency pair is a separate instrument. Forex market is open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week...

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Rwanda, AfDB sign €229m loan agreement to finance electricity projects

The Government of Rwanda has signed a €229.20 million funding agreement with the African Development Bank to support the country’s  program to improve electricity supply and expand access to...

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Liquid Telecom appoints a new Regional CEO of Southern Africa

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa, placing him in charge of four key markets in the region...

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[Nigeria] NNPC launches virtual gas pipeline system

A major stride in the drive for optimization of the nation’s vast gas resources has been recorded with the execution of a novel contract between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...

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EgyptAir to launch two new routes to Rwanda and Cameroon

Minister of Civil Aviation, Younis al-Masry, revealed that the ministry and its subsidiaries are planning to strengthen the cooperation with African countries in the near future. In the same context...

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Why China attracts Africa

The African Agenda 2063 is a well spelt out strategic framework for the socioeconomic transformation of the continent over the next 50 years. China’s President XI Jinping has characterized china’s...

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The Ugandan Competition Enforcement - a comparison with South Africa

Competition law is set to become an increasingly important consideration in relation to deal activity and commercial conduct in Uganda, particularly given the impending promulgation of a Competition Bill...

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IFC, Al Amana boost access to finance for small businesses in Morocco

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is strengthening its partnership with Al Amana, Morocco’s largest microfinance institution, to increase funding for micro- and small-scale entrepreneurs...

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Kenya vision 2030, the geopolitics of financing development

Unveiled a decade ago in June 2008, the Kenya Vision 2030, the country’s development blueprint, has steered Eastern Africa’s largest economy to unprecedented heights. But the future of the blueprint...

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[Ghana] Redavia, ResponsAbility sign $4million clean energy deal

Solar technology company REDAVIA and the responsAbility-managed climate fund have signed a financing agreement for REDAVIA's Ghanaian subsidiary. The $4 m financing will allow REDAVIA to supply...

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Mall for Africa to sell cars from United States to buyers in Nigeria

E-commerce platform Mall for Africa has announced that it will add cars from the United States to its list of items for sale. Effective immediately, the company will sell cars to its customers in Nigeria...

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Whale Cloud, Alibaba partner with Ghana on innovative city development

Whale Cloud, rebranded from ZTEsoft, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Ghana on innovative city development at the headquarters of Alibaba Group...

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Angola’s installed energy capacity reaches 4,400 megawatts

Angola’s energy sector is since 2017 saving an overall 669,000 liters diesel/day with entrance into operation of new power plant, which enabled the country to have currently an installed 4,409 megawatts...

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Doreen Mashinini named Ford’s GM, marketing for South Africa and SSA

Ford Motor Company has announced the appointment of Doreen Mashinini as General Manager, Marketing for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa...

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[Senegal] UNIDO to establish agro industrial hub in rural centers

The Government of Senegal and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) completed a sensitization mission towards the development of an integrated agropole in the country’s rural centre...

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Jumia Kenya set to grow vendor base by 50% in 2019

Jumia plans to grow its vendor base from the current 10,000 to 15,000 by 2019. The e-commerce leader made this announcement during Jumia Black Friday launch event held at Movenpick Hotel in Westlands, Nairobi...

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AfricaCom 2018: Cape Town | 13-15 November | Attend for Free

Africa’s largest tech, media and telecoms festival returns to Cape Town’s CTICC between the 13-15 November 2018, and you can take your place amongst the world’s leading innovators elevating African ICT and the continent’s digital economy...

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Africa Oil & Gas Industry Professionals wanted for the Africa Business Panel

As cutting-edge technologies such as AI & IoT come into their own around the world, the opportunities for Smart City and FinTech developments in an African context has started to become apparent. How can Artificial Intelligence, 5G, and even African broadcasting...

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African CEO's wanted for interviews!
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with African CEO's and CEO's of companies doing business in Africa...

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Africa Business Communities manages 180 LinkedIn Groups. These groups cover every country and every industry on the continent.

Please feel free to join any of these groups and be part of the African conversation...

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