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What you need to Consider Before you Invest in a Business. Investments of any form require that the investor is aware of what it entails before they can put their money in it and so it is important to check on the website for Greg Lindberg Info for tips, consider the size of investment, the […]

Danger if Africa doesn’t fix policy issues – Songwe

The Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe has warned about a demographic trap for African countries if appropriate policy measures are not put in place to help manage demographic bulge. Ms. Songwe made the statement during a special, historic event hosted by the ECA, in which Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International […]

Study: My Understanding of Funds

Do You Have All It Takes To Get A Home Loan Approval When buying a home one of the hurdles that come to mind is the application of a home loan. At first the process seems daunting and especially to a new home owner. You stand being approved thanks to the national loan approval rate […]

Nigeria partners EFTA on increased trade and investment flows

Nigeria has signed a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference. It also represented Africa at the Ministerial Conference through its position as Vice-Chair of the conference. Meanwhile, members of the Friends of Investment Facilitation […]

APM Terminals, Naija Pride, provide better transportation services for African farmers

APM Terminals, in conjunction with Naija Pride and with the assistance of international development groups, is working to provide modern cold chain transportation alternatives for farmers in the agricultural centers of northern Nigeria to bring fresh produce intact and unspoiled to market centers in Lagos. An estimated 15 million metric tons of Nigerian-grown perishable goods, […]

Quick push for factoring laws in Nigeria

Members of the Banking Committee of the Nigerian Senate and the Banking and Currency Committee of the House of Representatives have pledged to accelerate the enactment of the factoring bill currently in the Nigerian legislature to ensure that it is passed into law by  the first quarter of 2018. The pledge came during sensitisation meetings […]

Heineken opens new branch in Mozambique

Heineken today laid the foundation stone of its first brewery in Mozambique in the presence of His Excellency Mr. Max Tonela, Minister of Trade and Industry. This new brewery, incorporating the latest technologies, represents a $100 million (€85 million) investment. Located in the province of Maputo, between the Marracuene and Manhiça districts, the brewery will […]

African markets factors Nov. 30, 2017

NAIROBI, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – * Uganda releases inflation GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares fell on Thursday, weighed down by a plunge in high-flying technology shares, a move that some […]

Dangote and economic development industrial projects

The Dangote Group of Nigeria, one of the pre-eminent industrial conglomerates in Africa, in pursuit of its pan-African development and emancipation strategy, on November 23, 2017 formally launched its newest economic development industrial project, the Dangote Cement plant in Mfila, in Congo-Brazzaville. With this $300 million dollars, 1.5 million metric tonne per annum plant, the […]

EIB, Afreximbank agree to 100m Euros expenditure

  The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed its first, landmark agreement with the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank). The agreement involves a finance facility for EUR 100m from the EIB. The seven-year loan will finance trade-related investments and projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. It will support African promoters carrying out small and medium-sized long-term investments […]

Land-linked countries to maximize benefits of business in Africa

src=”https://africabusinesscommunities.com/land%20linked%20countries%20Africa.jpg” alt=”shared by www.medianet.info” /> Experts in port management, policy makers and financiers from across Africa are exploring how to reshape policy and harness the benefits that accrue from maximizing the comparative advantages of land linked countries. Organized by the Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA), the meeting targets land linked countries […]

Dangote Cement opens new plant in Congo Brazzaville

  Africa’s largest cement Company, Dangote Cement Plc has added fillip to the on-going efforts at economic emancipation of Africa by formally opening its 1.5mtpa capacity cement plant in Mfila, Congo Brazzaville, amid ecstasy by the government and the indigenes of the Country. The new plant estimated at $300 million has potentials for about 1000 […]

This company wants to sell its Nigerian oil business

State-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) is leading an effort to sell Petrobras Oil and Gas BV (Petrobras Africa), after being joined in the sale by shareholders Grupo BTG Pactual SA and Helios Investments, it said on Thursday. Heavily indebted Petrobras announced plans this week to sell its 50 percent stake, and began sending […]

AfDB approves 2nd climate action plan

The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Wednesday, 8 November 2017, approved the Africa Thriving and Resilient: The Bank Group’s Second Climate Change Action Plan, 2016-2020 (CCAP2). The approval of this document is propitious as it echoes the on-going discussions at COP23 in Bonn, Germany to strengthen the global response […]

Afreximbank is trying to bring capital financing possibilities to Africa

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has launched a new guarantee programme aimed at unlocking capital and leveraging much-needed financing into Africa. The Afreximbank Guarantee Programme (AFGAP), launched during the Advanced Structured Trade Finance Seminar and Workshops being organized by the Bank, will help to de-risk African transactions in order to make them more attractive to […]

Oil firms to invest $80bln in sub-sector

In brief: Oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria under the aegis of the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have committed to invest over $80 billion in projects in the oil and gas sector in the next few years and have also urged the federal government to […]

Vacancy: Transaction Advisor wanted at Tetra Tech Company

Tetra Tech ES Inc., a subsidiary of Tetra Tech dedicated to international development, is recruiting for a Transaction Advisor to support our National Gas Flare Commercialization Programme (NGFCP) under our USAID Power Africa Transactions and Reforms Project, in Abuja, Nigeria. The NGFCP seeks to attract competent third-party off-takers to invest in capturing and utilization of […]

PIND Collaborates With Multi-Sector Partners to Organize  6th Annual Niger Delta Development Forum

The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), in collaboration with DFID-Market Development for the Niger Delta (MADE) and USAID-Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement (SACE) Project, is set to hold the sixth edition of the invitation-only Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, November 14-15, 2017, with the theme ‘The […]

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Discovering the UAE Businessman Hussain Al Nowais Hussain Al Nowais is a name to reckon with when it comes to international business and strategies in UAE business industry. Hussain Al Nowais business niche cuts across hospitality, heavy industries, petrochemicals, reals estate, and investments. He is a self-made business who was born and raised in Abu […]

NNPC to increase devt. capacity

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will accelerate local capacity development in all its operations within the nation’s Oil and Gas industry. NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, disclosed this while delivering a keynote address during an occasion to mark the Egina Manifold Sail Away celebration in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. In crude oil […]

What You Should Know About Investigators This Year

Benefits of Obtaining Insurance Insurance is the financial protection against future uncertainties. Insurance can be divided into different categories. These categories include life insurance, general insurance, vehicle and health insurance. There are also different small types of policies under each broad category. Some countries have certain policies compulsory. This mostly applies to the vehicle insurance. […]

Ethiopia outperforms Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt economically

Africa economic giants stumble, as Ethiopia outperforms peers, Africa’s economic giants, Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, have been stumbling recently. Rising security risks and political instability in Egypt, economic downturn and militancy in Nigeria and escalating political risks in South Africa led to doubts whether the balance between risks and opportunities in these markets is […]

Employment issues as Nigeria exits recession

After five consecutive quarters of contraction in the Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the Nigerian economy exited the first recession in over two decades. The Q2, 2017 figures that the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 shows that the GDP recorded a growth rate of 0.55%. The growth in the […]

Nigerians don’t believe in agriculture – Essay

I once had the pleasure of being in a room with Nigerian Multimillionaires, they were discussing investments, I listened. The Nigerian millionaires were having a business discussion with a Mexican from the SanCarlos Company, the discussion was actually the Mexican selling agriculture as a business to the Nigerians . The Mexican from the SanCarlos Corporation […]

Stakeholders put faith in AfDB’s Feed Africa project

  African leaders and partners in the agriculture sector have validated the Feed Africa Strategy of the African Development Bank (AfDB) as a viable tool towards the transformation of agriculture on the continent. President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire and his counterpart from Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, spoke of the AfDB’s initiative at the 2017 […]

MainOne wants local internet traffic for Africa

West Africa’s provider of connectivity and data center solutions, MainOne has reiterated the importance of Internet traffic domiciliation as a key requirement for growing the internet ecosystem in Africa. Speaking at the African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF), MainOne’s Chief Executive Officer, Funke Opeke challenged the continent’s leading Internet players to exchange traffic on the […]