Daily Archives: February 26, 2014

Internet exchange infrastructure boom boosts African Internet growth

The unprecedented rise of the Internet eXchange Point (IXP) in Africa has been boosted by the exceptional growth of a homegrown peering exchange, NAPAfrica (IXP), over the past 12 months. read more

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Airtel Africa Appoints RAMP as Mobile Advertising Partner

Serving ads to over 68 million consumers across 17 African countries. read more

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Itec launches solution suite for SMEs

Enabling SMEs to focus more on their core activities and less on their technology infrastructure read more

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BP has appointed Daniel Odogwu as CEO of its Southern African business with effect from 1 January 2014

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IMF Mission Urges Ghana Government to Address Short-Term Vulnerabilities

ACCRA, Ghana, February 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Christina Daseking, visited Accra during February 12-25, 2014, to conduct discussions for the 2014 Article IV consultation. The mission met with Vice-President Amissah-Arthur, Finance Minister Terkper, Bank of Ghana Governor Wampah, other senior officials, members of parliament, and representatives of the private sector, think tanks, and civil society.
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Industry players flock to Tanzania in pursuit of oil and gas opportunities

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Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) officially endorse the 3rd Annual New Libya Oil & Gas Forum 2014

London, 26/02/2014 read more

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Tanzania: Taking Steps to Enhance Fiscal Sustainability

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, February 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Paolo Mauro, visited Tanzania during February 12–25, 2014. The mission completed the assessment of the recent performance under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) and discussed a possible new Policy Support Instrument (PSI) program.i The mission met with Hon. Saada Mkuya Salum, Minister of Finance, Professor Benno Ndulu, Governor of the Bank of Tanzania, and other senior government officials.
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First African Blogger Awards now open for entries

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Medical Care Under Fire in South Sudan – MSF

JUBA, South Sudan, February 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ As entire towns in South Sudan suffer devastating attacks, medical care has also come under fire, with patients shot in their beds, wards burned to the ground, medical equipment looted, and, in one case, an entire hospital destroyed, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced today. Hundreds of thousands of people have been effectively denied life-saving assistance.
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