Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

Aviation: Ghana Warns against Use of Drones

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has given a new directive to drone users: secure a written permit from respective District and Regional police station before commencing usage. Martey Boye Atoklo, the Deputy Director General,...
CIMAF

CIMAF commences Production in $60m Ghana Cement Plant

A new cement production,Ciments de l’Afrique (CIMAF Ghana Ltd), worth €60million is the first Morroccan investment in Ghana and has begun operations in the free zone enclave, Tema. It has a fixed production capacity of...

US Investment Firm buys $6m Equity in Kenyan Bank

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) focused lender in Kenya Jamii Bora Bank Limited has received $6 million equity investment from Chicago-based private equity fund Equator Capital Partners LLC. Jamii Bora CEO Sam Kimani said, “We...
Economy

South Africa Earmarks R30m for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

The South African government envisages a society where citizens living with disabilities are accorded their full political, human, social and economic rights like their fellow South Africans. To this end, the country’s Minister of Small...
Healthcare

Sectra brings Competition to Medical Imaging Market

International medical imaging IT company Sectra has signed a partnership with South Africa’s leading provider of medical equipment and supplies Tecmed Africa marking its entry into the continent. “Healthcare in Africa is entering a phase...

Ghana receives $100m Infrastructure Loan from Japan

Ghana has signed a $100-million , which is equivalent to 11,239 billion Yen, loan agreement with the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) for the construction of a 540-metre long cable-stay steel bridge over the...
Airtel

Airtel tells Ghanaians to buy it’s Shares from Indian Exchange

Airtel Ghana, a telecommunication company, has ruled out any plans to list on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). However it is listed on the India Stock Exchange, it says it won’t list on Ghana’s bourse. Lucy...

OLX Awarded best Classified Ads Website of 2016

OLX, Nigeria’s number one online classified, won the award for best classified ads website of the year at the sophomore edition of the Nigeria Technology Awards (N.i.T.A) which held on Saturday, November 26, 2016...

Nigeria Earns N4.6trn from Crude Oil Export, Spends N1.02trn on Fuel Import

Nigeria's crude oil export over a nine-month period, from January to September 2016, stood at N4.558 trillion, according to data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS. The NBS, in its Foreign Trade Statistics...

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