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Date Archives for January 2015

  • Sudan And China Sign Oil Deal In Disputed Area With South Sudan

    By Ann Brown, 9:00 pm

    Sudan and China have inked a partnership for oil production in the disputed area with South Sudan, according to the oil minister announced. “Sudan’s minister of oil Makkawi Mohammed Awad said that his ministry has signed a six-year agreement with the Chinese National Petroleum Company (CNPC) to increase oil production in fields north of Heglig […]

  • South African Airways Stops Flights To China

    By Ann Brown, 8:00 pm

    There will be no more direct flights by South African Airways (SAA) to China starting in May. The struggling airline can no longer afford to do the long route, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said. “According to the minister, the move is part of a strategy to turn around the finances of SAA and part of […]

  • Trade Between Ghana And India Trade Reaches $1billion

    By Staff, 7:00 pm

    From Ghana Web Trade volumes between Ghana and India rose from US$550 million by the end of 2011 to US$818 million by the end of 2012 and is currently over US$1 billion, the Interior Minister,  Mark Owen Woyongo, has announced. He said the trade was predominantly in such areas as steel, cement, plastics, pharmaceuticals, Information […]

  • Cabo Verde Business Delegation From Visits Guinea-Bissau

    By Staff, 6:00 pm

    From Macau Hub A delegation of government representatives and entrepreneurs from Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) is due to visit Guinea-Bissau in the next few days to analyse new opportunities for cooperation between the two countries, Cape Verdean weekly newspaper A Semana reported. Prime Minister José Maria Neves said Thursday that education, health and nutrition were […]

  • Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport To Offer Year-Round Flights To Cape Verde

    By Staff, 5:00 pm

    From Providence Journal/Written by Paul Edward Parker Officials at T.F. Green Airport on Friday announced Friday that airline Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde (TACV) will begin year-round service from Rhode Island’s main airport to Cape Verde beginning June 2. The airline will offer two flights a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays until June 30, when […]

  • Cameroon And Nigeria Move Toward Maximizing Trade Opportunities

    By Staff, 4:00 pm

    From allAfrica/Written by Christopher Jator Exchanges between the two countries suffer a 12 percent commercial deficit on the part of Cameroon. Preparation towards the setting up of a platform for business exchanges between Cameroon and Nigeria held in Douala on January 28. Organized by the Cameroon Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Crafts, CCIMA, with […]

  • Ericsson & MTN Benin Partner In e-Waste Disposal Partnership

    By Staff, 3:00 pm

    From IT News Africa Ericsson and MTN Benin have partnered under their Ecology Management Program, to launch the first electrical and electronic equipment waste (e-waste) collection and awareness drive in Benin. According to both Ericsson and MTN, the campaign is geared towards creating awareness and minimising the potential environmental impact associated with the disposal of […]

  • Benin Beauty Business Entrepreneur Cashes In On Shea Butter

    By Staff, 2:00 pm

    From BBC In West Africa, the nuts of the karite tree have been collected and processed into shea butter for hundreds of years. It can be used in cooking and some confectionary firms use it as a cocoa butter substitute, but shea butter’s primary use is as a cosmetic. Gilles Adamon, entrepreneur and founder of […]

  • Democratic Republic of Congo And Angola Ink Oil Extraction Deal

    oil pipeline By Staff, 1:00 pm

    From Ventures Africa The Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and Angola state oil companies have entered into a joint venture to extract oil in a corridor between the two countries known as the “Common Interest Zone.” The joint venture deal was signed between Angola’s Sonangol and DR Congo’s Congolaise des Hydrocarbures (Cohydro) “The agreement […]

  • Angola’s Economy Predicted To Slow As Oil Prices Collapse

    By Staff, 12:00 pm

    From Reuters/Written By Joe Brock Angola’s oil-dependent economy is set to slow this year, key infrastructure projects will be shelved and swathes of social spending are facing the chop as a global crude price slump takes its toll on Africa’s second-biggest producer. Angola’s cabinet last week sent a revised 2015 budget to parliament, cutting the […]

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