Apr 19 – South African Airways (SAA) announced today it has appointed Monwabisi Kalawe as its new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Nico Bezuidenhout who has been acting as CEO over the last few months.According to reports, this appointment came after the Public Enterprises minister Malusi …

Apr 18 – Technology giant IBM and telecommunications firm Airtel Ghana have partnered to launch two initiatives this week to foster mobile innovation in Ghana.According to reports, on Monday the companies opened a new Mobile Centre of Excellence at the University of Ghana that will …

Apr 18 – South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare announced today it will be acquiring Nestlé South Africa’s infant nutritional (IN) business for R1.9 billion (or US$215 million), which distributes in Australia as well as in Southern Africa territories including Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Zambia.The IN …

Apr 17 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved two loans today, totaling US$232.5 million, for a road project between Tanzania and Kenya that is anticipated to reduce the cost of transport and enhance access to agricultural inputs, larger markets and social services within …

Apr 16 – Dubai is looking to further expand its economic ties to Sub-Saharan Africa and the continent’s prospective agribusiness sector is of leading interest.According to reports by South Africa’s Business Report, South Africa is of particular interest to the architecturally-advanced emirate – already standing …

Apr 16 – Sub-Saharan Africa’s foreign direct investment inflows are projected to reach US$54 billion by 2015 and the region’s economy should accelerate to more than five per cent over the next three years, said the World Bank on Monday. However, the region still has …

Apr 15 – Although energy and resources, manufacturing and infrastructure are major investment draws in Zambia’s growing economy, the sector that is becoming a hotspot as of late is its agricultural sector. This is what most of the conversation at The Business Council for Africa’s …

Apr 11 – The range of channels broadcasting across sub-Saharan Africa via the EUTELSAT 16A satellite further increased on Tuesday with the launch of Eurochannel, the international TV channel dedicated to European films and series.Eurochannel’s selection of EUTELSAT 16A marks the latest step in its …

Apr 11 –  The Aggreko Shanduka cross-border power project, located at Ressano Garcia in Mozambique, has been awarded Africa’s Best Fast Track Power Project in 2012 at the Africa Energy Awards.The award ceremony took place during the gala dinner of the Power and Electricity World …

Apr 9 – Ghana Immigration Services has contracted digital security solutions provider Gemalto to implement a highly secure visa and border management system in Ghana, it was announced on Monday. Part of the solution will include biometric data gathering, which will enable authorities to accurately …