Date archive forNovember, 2014
British flag
By On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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UK opens bids for Kenya human rights projects

British flag NAIROBI – THE United Kingdom has called for bids for human rights projects in Kenya for the financial year 2015. The project is done under teh auspices of the Human Rights and Democracy Programme More...

Absa
By On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Absa reopens refurbished branch

Absa JOHANNESBURG – ABSA Bank will on Thursday reopen the Newcastle branch in KwaZulu-Natal Province following a refurbishment exercise. Officials said this demonstrated Absa’s commitment to being part More...

Electricity
By On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Ghana seeks $1.5billion to address power woes

Electricity ACCRA – GHANA requires $1,5 billion to address continued electricity deterioration in the country, a senior official has said. Ghana’s electricity generators, which heavily depended on gas from Nigeria More...

ipho Maseko, Telkom boss
By On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Telkom turnaround strategy paying off

ipho Maseko, Telkom boss PRETORIA – TELKOM, the South African telecommunications provider, said its turnaround strategy remained on track. The company has presented positive interim results for the six months More...

Ghana Cedis
By On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Rising debt weighs down Ghana economy

Ghana Cedis by RUSSELL ADADEVOH ACCRA – A SPIRALLING public debt stock is hampering Ghana’s economic growth. The debt is now pegged at a whooping Cedi 65,7 billion. The soaring public debt rose by 2 percent More...

EcoCash
By On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Econet drives EcoCash adoption in rural Zimbabwe

EcoCash CAPE TOWN – ECONET Wireless, Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile network operator, is driving the adoption of its successful mobile money offering into the rural areas in the country. Natalie Jabangwe-Morris Head More...

By On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Sponsors sign up for 2015 IT Leaders Africa Summit

Joburg, South Africa PREPARATIONS for South Africa’s prime information technology summit received a major boost after major sponsors reaffirmed their support for the event. After a successful summit in 2014, Airwatch More...

By On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Disaster threatens Tokwe Mukosi flood victims

A HUMANITARIAN crisis is looming in the Nuanetsi Ranch in southern Zimbabwe where thousands of displaced Tokwe Mukosi flood victims forcibly resettled by government live under inhumane conditions. Most of the families More...

By On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Re-assignment of Kenya energy blocks announced

Swala Energy SWALA Energy Limited, the Australian company, welcomed the resolution of disagreements around its operations in Kenya. On Monday, the form provided an update following further developments in relation More...

By On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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AngloGold to shed thousands of jobs

ACCRA – ANGLOGOLD Ashanti, Ghana’s largest gold mining company, is set to retrench more than 5 000 workers next week due to viability challenges. AngloGold Ashanti and the workforce are in agreement on the retrenchment More...