Nigeria has reduced its fuel s pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) from N97 to N87 per litre . This was revealed by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, at a press conference in Abuja last Sunday at the presidential villa. The minister said the reduction had come about as a result of a reduction in crude oil in international prices on the world market.
Support for Tunisian business leaders and micro-entrepreneurs was one of the key aspects of the visit to Tunisia of Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), and Philippe de Fontaine Vive, EIB Vice-President. Two new finance contracts totalling EUR 21m (TND 48m) were signed with the microfinance institution Taysir and Banque Tuniso-Koweitienne (BTK) in the framework of a partnership agreement with Réseau Entreprendre.
To ensure that growth is both sustainable and beneficial to all strata of society in Africa, countries on the continent, including North Africa, must adopt industrial policies that are germane to their own local contexts and set up strong institutions with the mandate of formulating and pushing through such policies. These are the major recommendations of the Economic Report on Africa 2014 launched at the University Mohamed V, in Rabat, Morocco on 21 November 2014.
Côte d’Ivoire Prime Minister, ITC Executive Director, attend official presentation of National Export Strategy
International Trade Centre (ITC) Executive Director Arancha González joined the Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire, Mr Daniel Kablan Duncan, and the Minister of Commerce, Arts and Crafts and SMEs promotion, Mr Jean-Louis Billon, as well as representatives of the Ivorian private sector on 13 November in Abidjan for the official presentation ceremony of the National Export Strategy of Côte d’Ivoire.
The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), an inclusive inter-governmental meeting on nutrition jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with the High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF), IFAD, IFPRI, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank, WFP and the WTO, will be held at FAO Headquarters, in Rome on 19th – 21st November 2014.
Jay Ireland, President and CEO of General Electric Africa (GE Africa) has been named as one of the 15 private sector leaders to President Obama’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa.The new appointees represent small, medium, and large companies from a variety of industry sectors. They will provide expert counsel on strengthening U.S partnerships with African countries and leverage opportunities for U.S. companies operating in Africa for the long term.
SunPower Corp., a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced plans to own and operate a solar panel manufacturing facility in Cape Town, South Africa, to meet the growing demand for solar in that region.
Safaricom has announced the release of the 2014 Sustainability Report as it continues to lead transformational change within the organization. The report, ...
Arik Air, West Africa’s largest carrier has announced an initiative to help reduce the suffering, pain and sorrow of people with Sickle Cell disorder in ...
kulula.com, South Africa’s largest privately-owned low-fare airline, operated by Comair Limited, recently took to the skies fitted with cutting edge technology ...