Year 6 | Edition 2 | 25 January 2019
 
African Trade Insurance Agency, AFC support a €577 million debt financing facility for West Africa’s largest oil refinery

Côte d’Ivoire’s economy is one of the strongest in sub-Saharan Africa with an anticipated 2018 GDP growth of 7.6 per cent.

 In recent years the country has prioritized a comprehensive program of economic reforms aimed at achieving a sustainable balance of payment position...

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Angola, Zambia work to eliminate double taxation

Angolan and Zambian officials are working to sign an agreement this year to end double taxation that allows for stability in business between the two countries, the Angolan Finance Minister Margaret Wanakatwe has said.

The minister, speaking after meeting Angolan Finance Minister Archer Mangueira, said the two countries want to boost cooperation between Angolan and Zambian companies in order to strengthen economic relationss...

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[Interview] Archzilon Eshun-Davies, CISO/CEO, TAISE, Ghana
Archzilon Eshun-Davies is the CISCO/CEO of TAISE, a managed cybersecurity services company located in Ghana

Would you please introduce your company?

TAISE is a cyber-intelligence company that aims to counter cyber attacks with actionable intelligence and awareness.

What would you say gives your company a competitive edge?

We have world-class analysts and we employ Machine Learning as a tool for detecting attack patterns, this makes our solutions much more effective than most. We also have been working with different companies around the world and that gives us a global understanding of the threat surface we deal with...

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TradeMark East Africa, Afrochampions Initiative sign deal to support fast tracking of Continental Free Trade Area

TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the AfroChampions Initiative (ACI) have signed a partnership agreement committing to provide support to governments and the private sector in realizing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area.

The agreement was signed by Frank Matsaert, TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) CEO and Ali Mufuruki, Regional Chair, AfroChampions Initiative (ACI)...

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[Column] Ralph Speirs: Investment education is a tool to financial literacy

Money is one of life's most vital tools, it gives us the power to sustain, maintain, survive and the ability to leave a legacy for our loved ones. Knowing how to make it, spend it, keep it and most importantly make it work to produce more money is of immeasurable benefit.

It is a lesson best learnt at a young age, at home and at schools where young minds are still willing and able to learn the lessons. It is a lesson worth learning at any age...

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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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News Headlines

One million euros climate change project set for launching in Uganda 24-04-2019 | 13:55:43
A 1.07 million euros climate change project aimed at building resilience of agriculture landscapes in Eastern Uganda, is set to be launched in June following the completion of preparatory activities.


Skyway Aviation Handling Company lists on Nigerian Stock Exchange main board 24-04-2019 | 13:52:00
Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc has listed 1,353,580,000 ordinary shares at The Nigerian Stock Exchange Main Board.


Air Mauritius receives new airbus aircraft from Air Lease Corporation 24-04-2019 | 11:45:48
Air Lease Corporation has announced the delivery of one new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft on long-term lease to Air Mauritius.


Andersen Global grows African foothold by partnering with Mulenga Mundashi Kasonde Legal Practitioners in Zambia 24-04-2019 | 08:42:58
Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Mulenga Mundashi Kasonde Legal Practitioners, MMKLP, a law firm in Zambia.


Ethiopian Airlines set to launch three weekly flights to Marseille 24-04-2019 | 06:47:00
Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France as of July 02, 2019.


Mauritius makes gains in bridging income inequalities among workers, report 24-04-2019 | 06:44:00
Lower-paid workers in Mauritius are to some extent catching up to their higher-paid counterparts over time, according to a new World Bank report.


Hyatt Hotels opens new property in Algeria 24-04-2019 | 06:36:00
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has opened the first Hyatt hotel in Algeria, Hyatt Regency Algiers Airport.


[Nigeria] NNPC to partner Red Cross Society on disaster management 23-04-2019 | 13:31:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigerian Red Cross Society towards developing the capacity of the corporation’s staff on disaster management.


NAS Uganda launches eco-friendly vehicles at Entebbe International Airport 23-04-2019 | 11:42:00
National Aviation Services (NAS) Uganda has joined the Civil Aviation Authority’s efforts to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by introducing electric forklifts and tractors into its operations.


African Legal Support Facility supports $200 million energy plant in Rwanda 23-04-2019 | 11:07:40
The African Legal Support Facility has provided advisory services support to the Government of Rwanda for the negotiation of its deal with Symbion Power to develop a $200-million-dollar energy plant in Rwanda.


KawiSafi raises $70 million from Acumen to invest in energy projects in East Africa 23-04-2019 | 10:40:00
Acumen, a non-profit organisation that invests philanthropic capital in companies and leaders tackling poverty, has announced an approximately $70m close of the for-profit fund, KawiSafi Ventures.


Sahara Group advocates for intra Africa solution for petroleum sector challenges 23-04-2019 | 10:32:00
Executive Director, Sahara Group, Wale Ajibade, has said collaboration between players in the oil sector would enhance the contribution of intra-Africa led solutions to addressing the sector’s trade.


[Egypt] NOMP, EGAS ink cooperation protocol to manufacture smart gas meters 23-04-2019 | 10:19:00
National Organization for Military Production (NOMP) and Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) have partnered in the field of producing prepayment smart gas meters.


[South Africa] Mr Price to become first retailer to list on A2X 23-04-2019 | 10:19:00
Mr Price Group has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets and its shares will be available for trade on A2X from 2 May 2019.


[South Africa] Centbee raises £1 million from Ayre Ventures 23-04-2019 | 08:18:00
South African-based Bitcoin company, Centbee, has closed its Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Antigua-based investment firm, Ayre Ventures and CoinGeek.


 


 
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