Africa’s Leading Architects Revealed!

Africa’s Leading Architects Revealed!

The Africa Architecture Awards is the first-ever Pan-African awards programme of its kind JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 29, 2017/APO/ — At a gala awards ceremony held on the rooftop of the Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, the inaugural Grand Prix and Category Winners of the Africa Architecture Awards (AfricaArchitectureAwards.com) were announced on the evening of Thursday, […]

Over 1,900 households affected by floods and mudslide to receive cash Support from UK Aid

The cash transfer will help all registered affected households to rebuild their lives and support their surviving families including women and children FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, September 18, 2017/APO/ — As Sierra Leone recovers from the recent deadly floods and mudslide in Freetown that killed over 500 people with many more still unaccounted for, 1,908 affected households […]

IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Sierra Leone

The current account deficit is expected to widen to 21.5 percent of GDP WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, October 2, 2017/APO/ — Mission and authorities reached a common understanding of the challenges and risks associated with macroeconomic performance for the rest of 2017 and have made some progress in discussions on how to address […]

Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African Countries

Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa delivers instant, secure cashless payment for goods and services by allowing customers to scan a QR code on a smartphone or enter a unique merchant identifying code into either a feature phone or smartphone LOME, Togo, October 3, 2017/APO/ — Ecobank (https://Ecobank.com) has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa […]

SSP celebrates 30 years in the African insurance market

SSP celebrates 30 years in the African insurance market

This makes SSP one of the longest-serving providers of general insurance technology solutions in the African marke JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 3, 2017/APO/ — SSP (www.SSP-Worldwide.com) is delighted to be celebrating the 30-year anniversary of providing general insurance (short-term) software solutions to African customers. This makes SSP one of the longest-serving providers of general insurance […]

Facebook & Instagram help put African tourism on the social media map

Facebook & Instagram help put African tourism on the social media map

Attendees at Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali hear how social platforms can drive tourism growth and build a global community KIGALI, Rwanda, August 31, 2017/APO/ — Attending the Annual World Tourism Conference in Rwanda, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) and Instagram representatives were in Kigali this week (28-31 August) to discuss and explore ways in which social media […]

Oil and gas in Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana, September 1, 2017/APO/ — Oil and gas is big business in Ghana – and it is only getting bigger! In 2007, the Jubilee oilfield was discovered, and it is containing up to three billion barrels. Since then both the oil – and gas industry has seen a tremendous growth, and is expected to keep increasing […]

Agribusinesses and African Smallholders Seize $1 Trillion Food Market as Meals Replace Minerals to Restart African Economic Growth, New Report

To succeed, Africa’s agricultural revolution needs to be very different to those seen in the rest of world ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 6, 2017/APO/ — The power of entrepreneurs and the free market is driving Africa’s economic growth from food production, as business wakes up to opportunities of a rapidly growing food market in Africa, that […]

Five years on: Syngenta’s Africa ambition bearing fruit, but access to technology by small farmers remains limited

Five years on: Syngenta’s Africa ambition bearing fruit, but access to technology by small farmers remains limited

Smallholder development projects, run in partnership with industry, academia, farmer organisations, civil society and enabled by national governments and international organizations, are crucial to achieving impact at scale ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 6, 2017/APO/ — African market leader in agritech initiates stock-taking exercise with African partners African Green Revolution Forum a “springboard” for forging more […]

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