Date archive forJanuary, 2015
By On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Call for a review of Ghana mining laws

Coal mining in Kenya, Africa from MALISE OTOO in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – THE Chairman of the Ghana Association of Small Scale Miners, Amissah-Arthur, has called for a review of the Minerals and More...

Kenya ICT
By On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Kenya prepares for regional ICT conference

Kenya ICT from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI  – PREPARATIONS for the Connected East African Conference are underway. The seventh edition of the event previously known as Connected Kenya is scheduled More...

FNB CEO Jacques Celliers
By On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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FNB rates unchanged following SARB decision

FNB CEO Jacques Celliers by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FIRST National Bank (FNB) said it would maintain its prime lending rate following the decision taken earlier Thursday by the South African More...

Coal mining
By On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Unions shocked at Optimum Mine closure

Coal mining JOHANNESBURG  – THE South African National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) expressed “shock” and “sadness” at the closure of a mine in Mpumalanga. The announcement by Glencore to close Optimum More...

GALAXY A3
By On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Samsung’s A Series launches in SA

GALAXY A3 JOHANNESBURG – SAMSUNG Electronics South Africa has confirmed the local availability of the GALAXY A3 and GALAXY A5, the first smartphones in its A series. The range is said to be the slimmest in More...

Mpesa mobile money transfer
By On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Kenya leads the way in technology adoption

Mpesa mobile money transfer NAIROBI – KENYA has emerged the leading country in the continent in terms of technology adoption. Research by Consumer Insight, conducted recently, established Kenya was ahead of More...

Old Mutual
By On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Old Mutual confirms UAP acquisition

Old Mutual NAIROBI – INSURANCE giant, Old Mutual is set to acquire a 60,7 percent stake at UAP Group at a cost of Sh14,2 billion, it has emerged. Old Mutual, which primarily operates in long-term savings and More...

Cattle in Tanzania
By On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Regional agro conference begins in Tanzania

Cattle ranching in Tanzania DAR ES SALAAM – MORE than 800 agriculture experts have converged in Tanzania for the Agribusiness Congress East Africa. The two-day event is ongoing in Dar es Salaam where the experts More...

Nigeria currency
By On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Nigeria currency devaluation likely after general polls

Nigeria currency LAGOS – NIGERIAN economic analysts believe the upcoming general elections played a part in the Central Bank of Nigeria retaining the value of the Naira amid pressure the United States currency. The More...

Dennis Magaya, Chief Executive Officer of Rubie Technologies
By On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Massive growth forecast for Wi-Fi

Dennis Magaya, Chief Executive Officer of Rubie Technologies JOHANNESBURG – LOCAL information and telecommunications experts projected public Wi-Fi installations to grow by more than 100 percent in Africa. Dennis More...