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 […]

DOTAFRICA (AFRICA) is the best choice for Africa in cyberspace

54 countries in Africa are now united under a single, continent-wide domain name, staying true to the Oliver Tambo and Abuja Declarations of the 1990s JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 7, 2017/APO/ — It is now possible to own an Internet address, or domain name, ending with .africa. Already, more than 8000 of the continent’s and world’s […]

Unlocking Solar Capital Africa conference features first Solar Power Incubator to Unlock Potential of Energy in the Region

Phanes Group will announce the winners at Solarplaza’s event in Abidjan come October ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 7, 2017/APO/ — Solaplaza’s (www.Solarplaza.com) ‘Unlocking Solar Capital Africa’ conference, an event focused on connecting solar project development and finance & investment, will be the first African event featuring a Solar Incubator program, aimed at identifying PV projects of […]

South Korean Government Invites Sierra Leone Delegation to the Global Infrastructural Cooperation Conference in Seoul

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Ambassador Omrie Michael Golley was also invited and attended the Conference hosted by the Korean Government FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, September 8, 2017/APO/ — Sierra Leone was among twenty two countries that were officially invited by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Government of […]

Floods and landslides in Sierra Leone: Belgium participates in the international assistance effort

BRUSSELS, Belgium, August 21, 2017/APO/ — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders announces that a Disaster Victim Identification Team (DVI) of the Federal Police will be sent to Sierra Leone to help identify the deceased in the dramatic floods and landslides. This disaster caused the death of more than 400 people. The […]

Dangote signs $450million jumbo sugar production Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Niger State

Dangote signs $450million jumbo sugar production Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Niger State

On completion, according to the President of the Group Aliko Dangote, the project will generate over 15,000 jobs in the state LAGOS, Nigeria, August 23, 2017/APO/ — In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) today in Minna, Niger State signed […]

IAEA brings together experts from Africa to increase preparedness for Ebola and other zoonotic diseases

More than 150 participants from 40 African countries are meeting at the IAEA’s headquarters in Vienna to share experiences in order to improve national surveillance networks for monitoring and containing the spread of highly contagious viruses, such as avian influenza, Ebola, Marburg, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever and monkeypox NEW YORK, United States of America, August 24, […]

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