History as Standard chairs Equator Principles body

Standard Bank

Standard Bank JOHANNESBURG – STANDARD Bank, the South African headquartered financial firm, has assumed chairmanship of the Equator Principles Association for 2015/16 with immediate effect. It is the first African bank to be elected to this position. Standard Bank’s Executive & Head of Environmental and Social Advisory within Investment More...

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Oil production in Angola
By On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Angola investors vigilant as oil prices drop

Oil production in Angola LUANDA – ANGOLAN investors have adopted a cautious attitude following the massive drop in the oil price and the recent credit rating downgrades in the Southern African country. Amid More...

Lonmin mine workers
By On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Shock as SA mine sheds thousands of jobs

Lonmin mine workers JOHANNESBURG – THE National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) expressed shock at plans to lay off thousands of workers. It was reported the mine was planning to cut 3 500 jobs. “The NUM has More...

SAP
By On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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SAP Skills for Africa extended to Morocco

SAP JOHANNESBURG – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP), the enterprise software firm, has expanded its Skills for Africa initiative to Morocco. Part of SAP Africa’s goal is to provide 10 000 trained ICT More...

Dana Air
By On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Nigeria’s best airline awarded in Lagos

Dana Air ABUJA – DANA Air has been adjudged the best airline in Nigeria over the past year. The airline was recognised as the best in the industry for 2014/15 at the third edition of the Nigerian Transport More...

Skywise Airline
By On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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SA airline wants dialogue with government

Skywise Airline JOHANNESBURG – EXECUTIVES from Skywise Airline have called for an immediate round-table discussion between the airline industry and the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, to explore ways to More...

ERIN Energy Corporation
By On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Production commences at Oyo oil fields

ERIN Energy Corporation LAGOS – ERIN Energy Corporation, the United States-based company, has announced the commencement of production from the Oyo-8 well located offshore Nigeria. Segun Omidele, Senior Vice-President More...

Nigerian Content Forum
By On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Speakers confirmed for Nigerian Content Forum

Nigerian Content Forum LAGOS – THE initial list of speakers for the Practical Nigerian Content Forum (PNC) has been confirmed. Among these are Ernest Nwapa, Executive Secretary of NCDMB, Emeka Ene, the Chairman More...

SEVEN Energy International Limited,
By On Thursday, April 30th, 2015
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Seven Energy reports steady financial performance

SEVEN Energy International Limited, LAGOS – SEVEN Energy International Limited, the independent Nigerian integrated oil and gas development, production and gas distribution company, has announced a positive More...

Seven Energy CEO, Philip Ihenacho
By On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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Gas supplies commenced to Calabar power project

Seven Energy CEO, Philip Ihenacho LAGOS – SEVEN Energy International Limited, the indigenous Nigerian integrated gas company, has commenced the supply of gas to the Calabar National Integrated Power Project More...