Author Archives: The African Press Organization

Africa CEO Forum : Deuxième Edition : « Le secteur privé parle au secteur privé » – 17-19 Mars 2014, Genève

TUNIS, Tunisie, 17 octobre 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ La deuxième édition d’AFRICA CEO FORUM se tiendra du 17 au 19 mars 2014 à Genève en Suisse, à l’initiative du Groupe Jeune Afrique et de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) (http://www.afdb.org).
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Malaria No More and Novartis launch Power of One, a global digital fundraising campaign to help eliminate malaria deaths

Power of One enables the public to fund malaria tests and treatments for children in Africa through the latest online and mobile technology
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Hilton and Transcorp partner to develop new Lagos hotel

Ikoyi site earmarked for top-class development
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Schneider Electric ranked among the top 50 World’s Most Attractive Employers by students from engineering schools

The Group is considered an ideal employer in the Engineering and Manufacturing Industry read more

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African Development Bank Executive Director Rafique visits Angola

LUANDA, Angola, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The new Executive Director for Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe of the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), Mr. Rafique Mahomed, is undertaking his inaugural visit as Executive Director to Angola from 16-19 September 2013. During the visit, he held the first meeting with Hon. Dr. Job Graça, the Minister of Planning and Territorial Development who is the Bank Group Governor for Angola, to discuss the recent socio-economic development efforts, progress in the implementation of Bank Group’s financed projects, and new areas of cooperation, which include the ongoing dialogue for Angola to become an ADF state-participant.
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Declaration of Intent for Joint Initiative on Youth Employment in Africa Signed in Addis Ababa

The Initiative is a response by the AUC, AfDB, UNECA and ILO to the call by African Heads of State and Government to tackle more decisively the youth employment challenge in Africa read more

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African Green Revolution Forum warns of severe finance gap in African agriculture

Maputo, 6 September 2013 – The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) has warned that a Green Revolution cannot materialise in Africa without a major concerted effort to secure financing for agricultural production. read more

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African Exchange Holdings, Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture Pioneer National Warehousing Project

Proposed receipts system will allow collateral-based lending for farmers, provides sophisticated platform for trading read more

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Garmin the Global Leader in Satellite Navigation in East African

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, September 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Garmin (http://www.garmin.com) the Global Leader in Satellite Navigation is improving its product offerings and service in East Africa, to include support for areas dealing with the rapidly expanding mining, agriculture and infrastructure sectors. Garmin has been successful in creating navigation and communication devices which embrace lifestyle needs and enrich the lives of customers’ since 1989. The brands innovative products span various areas of interest, including automotive, marine, fitness, outdoor recreation, and aviation and wireless applications.
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Norway Empowers African Legal Support Facility with US $4.9 Million

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 2, 2013/ Norway is supporting the African Development Bank’s (http://www.afdb.org/en)  African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) with a contribution of NOK 30 million (approximately US $4.9 million), as a core contribution towards the ALSF 2013-2014 work program. read more

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Denmark Contributes US $1.8 Million to Africa Agriculture Fast Track Fund

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 3, 2013/ The Government of Denmark has announced a contribution DKK 10 million (approximately US $1.8 million) to the Agriculture Fast Track Fund to Spur Investment in the development of African agriculture infrastructure. read more

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President of Liberia and President of African Development Bank set new course for prosperity in Africa’s fragile states

MONROVIA, Liberia, September 2, 2013/Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, and Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group (http://www.afdb.org/en/), launched a special high-level panel on fragile states in Monrovia on September 2, 2013. The panel seeks to answer the question, “How can we truly build peace and set a course for prosperity in Africa’s fragile states?” read more

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Elumelu broadens oil and gas focus, expands into West African offshore services

Heirs Holdings has acquired significant stake in Seadrill Mobil Units (Nigeria) Limited, a West African affiliate of NY listed global offshore drilling company, Seadrill
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Vasari Wins Coveted Private Equity Africa Award

Largest private equity investment in Ethiopia to date recognised as new frontiers deal of the year read more

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