Monthly Archives: June 2014
Millions of Africans who cannot afford mobile handsets will now be able to access telecoms services following the launch of a group-wide sharing system.
GSK et l’organisation Save the Children récompensent les innovations qui permettront de réduire la mortalité infantile dans les pays en voie de développement par un prix d’un million de dollars
GSK and Save the Children offer $1 million award for healthcare innovations in developing countries that reduce child deaths
LONDON, United Kingdom, 30 June 2014 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Created in 2010 to deal with non performing loans held by Nigerian banks directly affected by the 2008 international financial crisis, the Nigerian Bad Bank structure Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (Amcon) has broadened its mandate to the detriment of transparency and governance requirements that are essential in a global business world. Having referred the Mainstreet Bank (formerly Afribank) case to the International Court of Arbitration (ICC) in Paris, Intangis Holdings is contemplating legal action against Amcon.
Sierra Leone Minister of Finance and Economic Development signs loan agreement for Solar Park Freetown (6MW) as part of International Renewable Energy Agency
Nairobi to welcome back region’s power experts in September
Wallerfing, Germany, 30 June 2014 – East Africa’s first megawatt class photovoltaic project will be equipped with horizontal single axis tracking systems by IdeemaTec Deutschland. At the site very close to the equator, the solar power plant with the safeTrack Horizon is forecast to increase the total power generation capacity of Rwanda by 8%.
Nigeria has been cited as a key growth frontier market for electronic test equipment vendors as traditional market South Africa continues to experience economic slowdown.
Technology start-up firms in Nigeria will from August benefit from funding and incubation services offered by seed fund 88mph.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by S. Kal Wajid visited Addis Ababa June 11-25 to conduct discussions for the 2014 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia.1