Date archive forFebruary, 2015
Ecobank
By On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Investment executive urges financiers to forego local risks

Ecobank ACCRA – ECOBANK Group Chief Executive Officer, Albert Essien, urged investors to engage with African countries on a long-term basis and avoid abrupt changes in investment over perceived instability More...

MTN SA
By On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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MTN showcases FrontRow offering

MTN SA JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa has showcased its FrontRow offering at its headquarters in Johannesburg. Larry Annetts, Chief Marketing Officer: MTN South Africa, says there are a number of factors More...

South African Airways
By On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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BUDGET 2015: Govt commits to saving Eskom, SAA

South African Airways CAPE TOWN – THE South African government is committed to reviving the fortunes of power utility Eskom and subsequently the country’s power sector, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has More...

Skywise Airline
By On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Skywise makes the most of SAA domestic departure

Skywise Airline JOHANNESBURG – SKYWISE, the country’s low-cost carrier, is confident of filling the void left by the South African Airway’s decision to cease operating its domestic routes. SAA has hinted More...

Gas Ghana
By On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Ghana encouraged to draft gas sector plan

Gas plant ACCRA – A GHANAIAN oil and gas industry expert has advised Ghana to devise a Master Plan to assess the gas industry and spur its growth. Prof. Kwaku Appiah-Adu, who is the Acting Dean of Central More...

Boko Haram leader
By On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Tech-savvy Nigerian NGOs forcing politicians to act

Boko Haram leader LAGOS – AHEAD of the Nigerian presidential election, apps and phone texts are mobilising communities to tackle government neglect. The stakes are high in Nigeria’s presidential election More...

Savious-Parker Kwinika, CEO for CAJ News Africa
By On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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CAJ, Al Jazeera ink major news distribution partnership

Savious-Parker Kwinika, CEO for CAJ News Africa JOHANNESBURG – CENTRE for African Journalists (CAJ) News Africa, the Pan-African premier news service agency, has announced a major distribution partnership More...

African Press Association, APA chairman, Mr John Crowngold
By On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Pan-African agency launches on Friday

African Press Association, APA chairman, Mr John Crowngold JOHANNESBURG –  AFRICAN Press Association (APA), a digital first news service for the African continent, is set to resume operations on Friday. APA More...

etisalat logo
By On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Nigeria ICT deal wins global accolade in UK

etisalat logo LAGOS – A LOCAL mobile network operator reported it had emerged the winner of the African Telecoms Deal of the 2014 at a just-ended awards ceremony in the United Kingdom. Etisalat said it had More...

FNB Head Office
By On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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FNB pledges support to tax-free savings

FNB Head Office JOHANNESBURG – FIRST National Bank (FNB) says it is enabling South Africans to benefit from the new Tax Free Savings incentive the National Treasury has launched. In addition to a regular cash More...