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U.S. - Africa Business Summit

Hosted every two years, the event titled “Africa: Entering the Door to Opportunities,” will provide...

6th November 2007
Africa Records US$36 Billion on FDI

Africa has recorded a total of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) valued at $36 billion between 2004-20...

30th October 2007
Joachim Chissano Wins Mo Ibrahim Prize

Joachim Chissano, the former President of Mozambique, who stepped down gracefully, is the winner of...

23rd October 2007
Leaders Meet to Promote Global South Trade

The second annual India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) summit will discuss ways to increase trilateral t...

16th October 2007
University of Nairobi Represents Kenya at the SIFE...

After emerging champions during the 5th Entrepreneurship Exposition in May 26th 2007, the University...

9th October 2007
COMESA Seeks Protection for Domestic Markets

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) is seeking better protection for domestic...

2nd October 2007
Ibrahim Index of African Governance is Released

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released the Ibrahim Index of African Governance. 48 countries in the...

25th September 2007
West Africa Countries Sign an MOU to Facilitate Tr...

Five West Africa countries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate trade on th...

18th September 2007
International Biotechnology Centre Opened in SA

The centre will focus on infectious diseases including malaria and tuberculosis.

11th September 2007
Nelson Mandela’s Statue Unveiled in London

“Though this statue is of one man, it should in actual fact symbolize all those who have resisted op...

4th September 2007
Africa Goes for Growth

Africa should not rely solely on foreign aid to alleviate poverty and create jobs but look to itself...

6th June 2006
The African Executive Takes Seat in East Africa

IREN will launch The African Executive in Uganda on Thursday 16/06/2006. The magazine has already be...

13th June 2006
African Executive Launch in Uganda and Tanzania

The people of Uganda have been given an awesome platform to help shape Uganda and Africa through dis...

20th June 2006
Zimbabwe Lags Behind in Phone Technology

As mobile phone technology is being embraced rapidly in African counties, Zimbabwe is missing out. Z...

27th June 2006
IREN Holds the 5th ARB Meeting

Under the theme Positioning Africa in the 21st Century, Africa Resource Bank (ARB) drew ideas from A...

13th November 2007
Hope for Agriculture in Botswana

Continuous heavy rains in the country have given great hope to farmers who have been suffering becau...

15th January 2008
Chicago to Host African Agribusiness

Africa’s increasing economic growth potential has created the need for a forum where leaders can exc...

11th March 2008
Woolworths Nominated

The only nominee from Africa is listed alongside five other leading retailers under the ‘Responsible...

4th March 2008
Civic Groups Wary of EPAs

African and international civil society organisations have adopted a call for action, urging the res...

29th February 2008
More Budget Needed for the Health Department

Greater pressure on health facilities will impose heavier financial burden on the country's public h...

30th May 2006
1st US – Africa Tourism and Sports Seminar

The event co-sponsored by the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and Africa Travel Association (ATA)...

12th February 2008
International Roots Festival in Gambia

The one-week biennial festival is observed in commemoration of the forced enslavement of millions of...

5th February 2008
Nigeria’s Bourse Upbeat

The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) is looking forward to an advancement of its trading operations from...

30th January 2008
Zimbabwean Dollar Continues to Tumble

Villagers in most parts of Matabeleland are selling their livestock in South African Rand, citing th...

8th January 2008
Uganda’s Economy Grows by 7%

During his new year’s message to the nation, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda said that the count...

1st January 2008
Cote d'Ivoire Seeks Cooperation

The Ivorian government is in the process of consolidating peace within and without its borders to he...

24th December 2007
Sudanese President Commits Himself

The President of Sudan, Omar El Bashir has confirmed his commitment to adhere to the agreement betwe...

11th December 2007
Agriculture Debut in Nigeria

Agriculture is asserting its position as the traditional occupation of the Nigerian people. Prior to...

4th December 2007
East Africans Free to Work in Rwanda

President Paul Kagame announced that East Africans professionals seeking employment in Rwanda will n...

27th November 2007
It’s a New Dawn For Liberia

After a decade of conflicts and war, Liberia is pulling itself out of a mess that paralyzed all the...

20th November 2007
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