Equatorial Guinea Airline Inaugurates Service To Europe

  Ceiba Intercontinental Adds Malabo – Madrid Route MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct., 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Equatorial Guinea‘s national airline, Ceiba Intercontinental, made its historic first intercontinental flight on October 4 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to Madrid. Ceiba will service the route with a newly acquired Boeing 777 aircraft. The Ministry of Civil Aviation of Equatorial […]

Frost & Sullivan: Mobile Operators Reap the Benefits from Infrastructure Investment in Sub Saharan Africa

  Decline in retail price to push growth of voice and internet services CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct., 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Broadband penetration in African countries is significantly low, with a majority of countries recording penetration levels of less than 5%. This has had a considerable impact on internet usage levels in the region. African countries, […]

XMPro Inc. Partners with Bytes Connect to Deliver iBOS Solutions to African Customers

  XMPro Inc. announces new partnership with Bytes Connect for iBOS technology to African Customers. Johannesburg, South Africa, October 10, 2012 –(PR.com)– XMPro Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Bytes Connect, a division of Bytes Technology Group, to provide cutting edge iBOS (Intelligent Business Operations Server) technology to African Customers. Bytes Connect […]

Annual Saudi Green Building Forum Conference to Discuss Major Green Issues

  The Conference will provide a dominant platform for discussing challenges for Green Building related to 3P’s of sustainability to promote Green Building initiatives in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October, 2012 –(PR.com)– King Abdullah’s initiative, Saudi Green Building Forum (SGB FORUM), continues to lead its unshakable green mission by creating a milestone of achievements […]

eMarketing Egypt Releases Its Third Annual Report About Facebook in Egypt: E-Marketing Insights

  “Facebook evolved to be of extreme importance for any digital marketing efforts, and understanding all about Facebook users becomes an essential step to start any Facebook marketing activity,” said Ahmad Nagy; eMarketing Egypt Managing Director. Cairo, Egypt, October, 2012 –(PR.com)– www.emarketing-egypt.comeMarketing Egypt announced the third report in its annual series of reports about Facebook […]

The Falcon Project – the Most Penetrating Search for the Legendary Sasquatch Ever Undertaken

  St. George, UT, October, 2012 –(PR.com)– The Falcon Project proposes to conduct an extensive aerial search for an unrecognized North American primate, a.k.a. sasquatch or Bigfoot, by means of an helium-filled airship, upon which a platform supporting thermal-imaging and high resolution wireless videography equipment is mounted. The Aurora Mk II airship offers major advantages […]

Airtel splash out over K14 million in promotion

  By Olive Masamba With the commitment to change the lives of its subscribers, Airtel Malawi is has given away various prizes in the Yabooka SMS promotion amounting to over K14 million, according to the company’s Data Manager Frank. The promotion, which has seen the number of subscribers rising each and every day, is an […]

‘Sh’boom’ heralds launch of major new Standard Bank TV campaign

  Standard Bank has launched the next phase of its brand campaign “Moving Forward” including a major television commercial that captures key moments in world history, demonstrating progress and the positive emotion people feel when they move forward. The campaign, developed by the group’s advertising agency TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, will flight in South Africa and other African […]

SA fanatical gamers are in for more entertainment

  By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Oh ye! South African gaming solution is responding to high demand from fanatical gamers. And this week, gamers are to benefit from a niche product from South African hosting solution provider, Openweb. Reports show that the launch of its new 4MB and 10MB Uncapped Gold Solution positions itself square in the […]

South Africa: John Thompson flying higher

  By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Here is a company that knows how to make it big in the international business arena. The South African group, John Thompson is continuing its strong international performance with multiple export orders into the East African tea industry, brewing industry and the highly competitive Far East market, research reveals. According to […]

Africa’s IT industry gearing up toward the clouds as summit launches into day one

  Africa’s IT industry gearing up toward the clouds as summit launches into day one (Microsoft Word) The anticipated 3rd annual Cloud and Virtualisation Summit Africa is taking place at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, from 10 to 11 October 2012. The event is hosted by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events. The must-attend […]

Hyundai goes big at GulfSol 2013

  Hyundai Heavy Industries has confirmed a major presence at GulfSol 2013 (3-5 September 2013, Dubai World Trade Centre), with the reservation of a prime-located 100 sq metre exhibition stand. The Korean solar giant has always been a key mover in emerging markets, and this sizeable booking sends out a clear message of intent to […]

EIGHT OUT OF TEN COMPANIES STEP ON TO THE CLOUD

  Johannesburg, South Africa: 11:30am 10 October 2012 – Nearly 80 per cent of organisations either use Cloud computing in their business or are planning to do so over the next 12 months, an audience of South African business executives heard today. Visitors to the Cloud and Virtualization Africa Summit attended a workshop by KeyedIn® […]

Summit aims to encourage enterprises and governments to be tech intensive and ICT empowered

  Enterprises and governments to be tech intensive and ICT empowered (Microsoft Word) The anticipated annual IT Leaders West Africa Summit will take place from 28 to 29 November 2012 in the heart of Ghana’s esteemed capital city, Accra. The summit is produced by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events; key strategic information providers to […]

Polaris to Implement Intellect Quantum Core Banking Solution in National Bank of Ethiopia

  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia and CHENNAI, India, October 8, 2012/PRNewswire-FirstCall via African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ethiopian Central Bank chooses Polaris’ Intellect Quantum CBS specifically designed for Central banks Polaris Financial Technology Ltd (POLS.BO), a leading global Financial Technology Company, today announced that National Bank of Ethiopia, an important Central Bank in the African continent, […]

The Parliament of Sierra Leone has ratified the award of offshore exploration blocks for ODYE Limited with partners, Chevron and Noble Energy

    “The two exploration blocks, SL-08A and SL-08B, have been combined into one concession and are located between 75 and 110 miles (120 and 180 km) southwest of the capital of Freetown and cover a combined area of about 2,100 square miles (5,500 sq. km). (CNW Group/ODYE Limited)”. LONDON, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via […]

Middle East and North Africa: Boosting support for women’s entrepreneurship will pay off in jobs and growth, says OECD

  PARIS, France, October 8, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Governments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) should create urgently needed jobs for the 2.5 million people entering the labour market each year and improve their policies to encourage women’s entrepreneurship in order to reduce structural unemployment, says a new OECD report. Women […]

Officials to deliberate a business plan to implement the African Mining Vision

  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 8, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The joint partnership of the African Union Commission, the Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank has hailed today’s meeting of the Bureau of the Second Conference of AU Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources Development as “an important milestone in implementing the […]

World Bank Launches New Fund to Help African Countries Negotiate Best-Possible Deals for their Oil, Gas, and Minerals

PARIS, October, 2012―With new discoveries of oil, gas, and other minerals generating a wave of significant mineral wealth in African countries, the World Bank today launched a new fund to help countries on the continent level the playing field and ensure equitable deals in their natural resource contracts with international companies. With Africa holding 15% […]

Despite Global Slowdown, African Economies Growing Strongly― New Oil, Gas, and Mineral Wealth an Opportunity for Inclusive Development

WASHINGTON, October, 2012 – Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow at 4.8 percent in 2012, broadly unchanged from the 4.9 percent growth rate in 2011 and largely on track despite setbacks in the global economy, according to the World Bank’s new Africa’s Pulse, a twice-yearly analysis of the issues shaping Africa’s economic prospects. Excluding South […]

Africa INX, Leading ISP In S. Africa, Deploys RADWIN 5000 To Drive High-capacity Services To SMEs

  RADWIN’s wireless broadband radios operate in heavy interference & non line-of-sight   TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — RADWIN (www.radwin.com), the global provider of Backhaul and Broadband Wireless solutions, today announced that Africa INX, an ISP based in Gauteng, deployed the RADWIN 5000 point-to-multipoint solution to deliver high-capacity services to businesses requiring […]

MarketsandMarkets: World Sensors Market in Healthcare Applications is expected to reach $13.11 billion by 2017

  DALLAS, August, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new market research report “World Sensors Market in Healthcare Applications (2012-2017), Global Forecast & Analysis – Segmentation by Type of Sensor (Temperature, Pressure, Chemical, Flow, Level, Position, Image and Biosensors), Monitoring, Therapeutic, Diagnostic, Drug Discovery & Delivery Applications, Geographical & Country-wise Markets“ published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), […]