Category Archives: Business News

Agrofood Plastprintpack West Africa 2017 featuring a record participation of 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries

Organized by the German trade fair specialists Fairtrade (www.Fairtrade-Messe.de) the 4th edition of Agrofood (www.Agrofood-WestAfrica.com) amp; PlastPrintPack West Africa (www.PPP-WestAfrica.com) will take place on 05 to 07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre …

Africa: South Africa Hosts Sectoral Joint Meeting of SADC Ministers, 20 to 24 Nov

South Africa to host SADC Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Tourism

South Africa will host the sectoral joint meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries …

Abidjan celebrates all gamers with the 1st and largest eSport event in Africa – FEJA

On Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of November, Abidjan was host to the first and largest eSport event in Africa where 256 gamers gathered to compete over 2 days for cash prizes amounting to 8 …

UN plan for post-conflict transition in Libya makes headway, Security Council told

The political process for a successful post-conflict transition in Libya has made significant headway over the past two months, the United Nations envoy for the North African country said Thursday.

The re-launch of the political …

“We believe in peacekeeping” pledges Canadian Prime Minister

Peacekeeping has the power to transform the world but bold innovations are needed to make UN missions more effective in the years ahead.

That's according to Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, in his key address …

Conclave to revitalise UN’s support to AU/NEPAD programme in Central Africa

Agencies of the UN System, the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) of Central Africa and their development partners such as the African Development bank (AfDB) will concert from 21 to 22 November 2017 in Yaounde � …

AFDB APPROVES US$100M LINE OF CREDIT TO KENYA COMMERCIAL BANK, US$3M TO UNION TRUST BANK SIERRA LEONE

ABIDJAN, The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a US$ 100 million Line of Credit (LoC) to Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB) and US$ 3 million LoC to Union Trust Bank Sierra Leone (UTB).

The LoC …

UN and Africa: Industrialization in Africa, and Peacekeeping efforts in DR Congo and South Sudan

Industrialization in Africa will help eradicate poverty, transform economies

Urban demand could be "a lever" for industrialization across Africa. That's according to Giovanie Biha, Deputy Executive Secretary at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), …