Dubai “port” could change land-locked Africa

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ADDIS ABABA – PLANS for an “inland container port” hold promise for Africa’s 16 countries without coastlines. But a lot depends on having the right neighbours. Ethiopia is to develop a container dock that will handle imports and exports for the region, even though it no longer has access to the sea. The plan is a brainchild of Dubai firm More...

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By On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Simple blood test offers hope to hepatitis patients

BANJUL – A blood test worth $20 could be the universal remedy to diagnose thousands of patients with hepatitis B and in need of treatment in some of Africa’s poorest regions. Researchers have developed an accurate More...

Likun Zhao GM Huawei Consumer Business Group SA
By On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Upcoming Y-series key to Huawei market share growth

Likun Zhao GM Huawei Consumer Business Group SA, JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI is pinning its hopes of reaching the coveted top spot in the smartphone category in South Africa on products soon to be launched More...

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By On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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MTN, Huawei bridge digital divide in rural Nigeria

ABUJA, (CAJ News) -MTN Nigeria and Huawei have completed the commercial deployment of the much-anticipated solution providing low-cost long-distance voice and mobile broadband services for remote local rural areas. The More...

MTN
By On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Legal setback to MTN planned listing in Nigeria

MTN LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A LEGAL practitioner has approached courts to stop MTN from listing its shares in the Nigeria Stock Exchange pending the determination of a suit between him, the telecommunications More...

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By On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Huawei drives Cameroon’s flourishing digital economy

YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – CAMEROON and Huawei, the technology firm, have laid the groundwork for a strong digital economy in the Central African country. This comes after Cameroon President Paul Biya on Friday led More...

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By On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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Bill Gates assesses investment impact in Nigeria

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – PHILANTHROPIST businessman, Bill Gates, is visiting Nigeria to see first-hand the progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision, polio eradication, nutrition and financial More...

Nigeria Mining Week.
By On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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World Bank backs Nigeria economic diversification plans

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PLANS by Nigeria to place mining at the centre of diversifying the economy from the oil industry have received a timely boost from the World Bank. The bank announced it had developed More...

Ghana’s forests
By On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Gas price hike a threat to Ghana’s forests

from MASAHUDU KUNATEH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – THE price hike in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), a major source of fuel for Ghanaians is hitting locals hard in the pockets as well as threatening More...

Seven Energy
By On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Maheshwari new Seven Energy CEO

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SEVEN Energy, the integrated gas company in southeast Nigeria, has appointed Manish Maheshwari as Chief Executive Officer.He succeeds Phillip Ihenacho, who had informed the company in 2016 More...