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African Wealthy Individuals Invited to Invest in the USA and Obtain their US Green Card

African Wealthy Individuals Invited to Invest in the USA and Obtain their US Green Card

Jul. 21 | ArKay Beverages Inc, the world’s first maker of alcohol free liquors, is inviting African wealthy individuals to invest in the USA in a new concept of ArKay Non Alcoholic Bar & Lounge that will serve food and non-alcoholic cocktails during the day...

How Handy is Your Smartphone –Don’t Just Carry a Phone

How Handy is Your Smartphone –Don’t Just Carry a Phone

Jul. 15 | By Suzan K Smartphones needs are becoming endless with continuous advancement in technology. The good news, one can purchase any of the greatest smartphones on the market, with the most impressive designs from as low $67 or less  including second hand...

Rift Valley Railways Completes Drawdown on Debt Facility with $70million

Rift Valley Railways Completes Drawdown on Debt Facility with $70million

Jul. 9 | By Our Reporter Regional rail operator, Rift Valley Railways has completed the final drawdown of US$ 69.6 million of the US$164 million debt facility which it raised through leading global and East African financiers late in 2011 to fund its five-year...

World Business Leaders Gather in Nigeria for Bayelsa Investment and Business Forum

World Business Leaders Gather in Nigeria for Bayelsa Investment and Business Forum

Jul. 3 | By Our Reporter The Bayelsa State Government of Nigeria says it has concluded arrangements to host global business leaders between 16th and 18th July, 2014, at its maiden investment and economic forum with the theme ‘Unlocking Bayelsa State’s Economic...

African Leaders Told to Invest Heavily on Agriculture at AU Summit

African Leaders Told to Invest Heavily on Agriculture at AU Summit

Jun. 26 | African citizens join the continent’s top musicians, hundreds of CSOs, and ONE.org to ask leaders to invest more and better in agriculture As the 23rd African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Summit gets underway in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea,...

Case IH donates Tractors for Small-holders in Kenya

Case IH donates Tractors for Small-holders in Kenya

Jun. 11 | By Our Reporter Case IH has donated two JX55T tractors to the Tana River Area project of Welthungerhilfe in Kenya, East Africa. The donation was handed over to Florian Landorff from the aid agency during the launch event of the new partnership between...

Uganda’s Vice-President opens eLearning Africa

Uganda’s Vice-President opens eLearning Africa

May. 31 | By Kezia Agaba ICT has a vital role to play in generating greater economic growth for Africa. This was put forward by the Vice-President Edward Ssekandi,at a conference at Speke Resort and Conference, Kampala. “Uganda has identified ICT as one of the...

President Museveni Calls for More Trade Access with the US

President Museveni Calls for More Trade Access with the US

May. 24 | By Our Reporter President Yoweri Museveni has said that what the Africa continent needs is more trade access of at least 15 years to US markets, unlike the AGOA agreements which are renewable in a short time, saying this will give investors more confidence...

A. T. Kearney Supports Agricultural Growth in Africa

A. T. Kearney Supports Agricultural Growth in Africa

May. 10 | By Our Reporter A. T. Kearney in partnership with Grow Africa and the World Economic Forum has developed a tool supporting the vision to increase smallholder participation in the agricultural value chain and make Africa self-sufficient in food Global...

Shortlisted Finalists Announced For the African Banker Awards 2014

Shortlisted Finalists Announced For the African Banker Awards 2014

May. 2 | By Our Reporter Attijariwafa Bank, Standard Bank, GTBank, and Nedbank are among the shortlisted finalists for African Banker magazine’s 2014 African Banker Awards. The recently disclosed shortlist reveals the banks and financial institutions in...

UN-backed Summit on Food Security, ‘Blue Economy’ Urges Coordinated Action

UN-backed Summit on Food Security, ‘Blue Economy’ Urges Coordinated Action

Apr. 23 | Overfishing, habitat destruction and pollution are atop the agenda of a United Nations-backed summit on the role of oceans in global food security, livelihoods and economic development which opened yesterday in The Hague, the Netherlands. “Urgent coordinated...

Inflation Rises to 7.1% in March

Inflation Rises to 7.1% in March

Mar. 31 | By Our Reporter The Annual Headline Inflation for the year ending March 2014 rose to 7.1% compared to the 6.8% (revised) that was recorded for the year ended February 2014. This is largely from Annual Food Crops Inflation that increased to 28.3% for the...

Smart Telecom-New Telecom Joins Ugandan Market with Cheapest Rates

Smart Telecom-New Telecom Joins Ugandan Market with Cheapest Rates

Mar. 18 | By Kezia Agaba Smart Telecom is the latest Telecom Company to join the Ugandan market. The telco which is part of the  Aga Khan Foundation has been running the “Give Us a Name” campaigns .It launched its services in Uganda on Sunday .The campaign ...

Two Barclays Africa-funded Energy Transactions Win 4 International Awards

Two Barclays Africa-funded Energy Transactions Win 4 International Awards

Mar. 12 | By Ahura Mujuni Mark  Two deals worth a combined R14.7 billion led by the Corporate and Investment Banking division of Barclays Africa have secured four top international awards, confirming the bank’s position as a market leader in Africa’s energy...

Museveni to Support Turkish CER Group’s Investment in Uganda

Museveni to Support Turkish CER Group’s Investment in Uganda

Mar. 7 | By Our Reporter President Yoweri Museveni has promised to  support the Turkish CER Group to invest in Uganda’s economic development. The group plans to invest in agro processing, infrastructure development, exploration of petroleum, energy, refinery...