Sunday, March 26, 2017

Internet Society Announces Maiden Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue

The Internet Society today announced that it will hold the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue from 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda Ministry...

Ecobank launches Ecobank Masterpass QR in Ghana

Ecobank Ghana has launched the Masterpass QR, a smart merchant solution that accepts payments for goods and services from the mobile phone, providing micro, small and medium enterprises the opportunity to move from cash...
Diesel

GOIL Reduces Fuel Prices Marginally

The Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) the nation’s foremost indigenous Oil Marketing Company GOIL, has reduced its ex-pump prices of petroleum products in the second window of the month of March. A statement released in...

South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea Establish Bilateral Relations on Oil and Gas

Leveraging on decades of industry experience, South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation that sets out the terms of a bilateral relationship on oil and gas production. The countries will use...

AMCON Sells off Keystone Bank to Sigma Golf/Riverbank Consortium

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Nigeria's Bad Bank has bundled off Keystone Bank also formerly known as Bank PHB, one of Nigeria’s commercial banks to the consortium of Sigma Golf Nigeria Limited...

Nigeria: NCAA Certifies Genesis Global Aviation for Commercial Helicopter Flights

Genesis Global Aviation Limited (GGAL) has received official clearance from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to become a formal player in the commercial helicopter space. Director of Operations, NCAA, Captain Abdullahi Sidi presented the...

World Bank to Invest $57 Billion in Nigeria, Others

The World Bank Group president, Mr Jim Kim, said the bank would be investing 57 billion dollars to accelerate growth and development in Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three years. In a statement released...

World Bank to Increase Resources for Tanzania to $2.4billion

The World Bank Group is recognizing Tanzania’s strong macroeconomic management, political stability and growth opportunities by scaling up its resources for the country, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim revealed. The country will be able...

Virtual Health Platform – ConnectMed Launched in Kenya

Kenyans can have a virtual consultation with and get fully treated by a doctor anytime, anywhere following the launch of the country’s first comprehensive telehealth platform, ConnectMed. A total of 50 doctors licenced by the...
IFMS

Kenya, Mongolia Enter MOU to Drive Sustainable Financing

Members of the IFC- supported Sustainable Banking Network (SBN), Kenya Banking Association (KBA) and Mongolia Bankers Association (MBA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance environmental and social risk management as well...