Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Monthly Archives: May 2016

7.4 % economic growth for Ivory Coast in the next three years – IMF

7.4 % economic growth for Ivory Coast in the next three years – IMF

Ivory Coast’s economy is expected to grow by an average of 7.4 percent between 2017 and 2020 after reaching 8.5 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. ...

Read More »
4 business boosting tips for startups

4 business boosting tips for startups

It seems that now, more than ever before, in the midst of increasing job uncertainty, exploring into the great unknown of self-employment and business start-up is proving a prefer ...

Read More »
Why South Africa needs to up the ante against smoking again

Why South Africa needs to up the ante against smoking again

Worldwide more than 1 billion people consume tobacco and each year about 6 million people die prematurely from tobacco-related illnesses. These are primarily because of heart atta ...

Read More »
AU maps out implementation plan of the continent’s nutrition strategy

AU maps out implementation plan of the continent’s nutrition strategy

The 8th session of the African Union (AU) Task Force on Food and Nutrition Development (ATFFND) Meeting has taken place at the Commission’s Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The meetin ...

Read More »
African proverb of the day 31/05/2016

African proverb of the day 31/05/2016

After a foolish deed comes remorse. African proverb ...

Read More »
Chad’s former leader Hissene Habre sentenced to life in jail

Chad’s former leader Hissene Habre sentenced to life in jail

Chad's former president Habre has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of crimes against humanity, rape and sexual slavery. Hissene Habre was directly resp ...

Read More »
Technology drives competitive advantage for businesses in West Africa

Technology drives competitive advantage for businesses in West Africa

West Africa has seen increasing economic growth in the past few years. This growth has been driven by changes in the economic focus and also facilitated by developments in the tec ...

Read More »
$60 million partnership boosts Zambia’s power grid

$60 million partnership boosts Zambia’s power grid

Standard Chartered is facilitating, coordinating and arranging transactions which boost the capacity of national power grids and access to electricity across Africa.  In this late ...

Read More »
Africa celebrates excellence in banking and finance

Africa celebrates excellence in banking and finance

Cameroon was a big winner at this year’s African Banker Awards, while Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank scooped the esteemed Bank of the Year Award and GT Bank CEO Segun Agbaje is recog ...

Read More »
European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks kill up to 700

European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks kill up to 700

Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency reported. The boats sank south of Italy on Wedne ...

Read More »
scroll to top