Newsfeeds Africa Business Communities

  1. Saudi Arabia expresses interest in Angola’s oil and mines

    Representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Industry and companies from Saudi Arabia have visited Angola to gather information on business opportunities in Angola.
  2. [South Africa] New national minimum wage policy to benefit 47 per cent of workers

    The R20 per hour National Minimum Wage (NMW) will see 47 per cent of the vulnerable workforce enjoying a rise in hourly wages.
  3. Sahara Group advocates for uniform petroleum products standards in Africa

    The adoption of unified standards across Africa will create a bigger and more effective regional market that will enhance the continent’s competitive positioning in global energy markets.
  4. ECA launches African Women Leadership Fund in Morocco

    The Economic Commission for Africa has launched the African Women Leadership Fund in Morocco on the sidelines of the African Regional Forum for Sustainable Development.
  5. World Bank invests $200 million in Egypt SMEs

    The World Bank (WB) has approved the allocation of $200 million for backing entrepreneurship and SMEs in Egypt, giving top priority to women-run projects, the country’s Investment Minister Sahar said.
  6. Bayer, Fair Planet renew commitment to improve access to seeds in Ethiopia

    Bayer has renewed its commitment to the “Bridging the Seed Gap” project for five years in Ethiopia.
  7. BUA Group invests in Wärtsilä smart power technology to reduce carbon footprint in its Nigeria cement plant

    Wärtsilä is to supply an engine power plant based on Smart Power Generation technology that will enhance the output and reduce the carbon footprint of a Nigerian cement production facility.
  8. IMF recommends improved spending process in Angola

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in the framework of the technical assistance provided to the Republic of Angola, has recommended improving the process of execution of the State Budget (OGE).
  9. Egypt, Hungary explore partnerships in the livestock sector

    Egypt Deputy Agriculture Minister for Animal Resources, Mona Mehrez has discussed in a meeting with Hungarian Ambassador in Cairo Peter Kveck means of boosting bilateral cooperation in the field of livestock.
  10. Cameroon lays the groundwork for implementing the AfCFTA

    Cameroon is in the process of developing its national African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Strategy through an awareness and information sharing workshop.