Source: Eutelsat |

Konnect Africa offers Broadband Internet Connection to all Isolation Centers in Sokoto State, Nigeria to fight against Covid-19

Konnect joins the fight of several African governments to combat Covid-19 by allowing access to care for the greatest number of people

Konnect, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) (www.Eutelsat.com), pursues its ambition to connect the entire African continent to very high speed Internet, and more particularly in this context of the current health crisis. Konnect has recently proposed to offer broadband internet connection to isolation centers to fight…

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BUA Cement set to establish Ultramodern 3million Cement Plant, 50mw Power Plant in Adamawa

This was revealed when the Chairman of BUA, Abdul Samad Rabiu led the BUA Cement Management team on a courtesy call to the Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

BUA Cement (www.BUAgroup.com), One of West Africa’s largest Cement companies has announced that it is set to establish a three million metric tonnes cement plant and 50 megawatts power plant in Guyuk and Lamurde local governments of Adamawa state in the North Easter region of Nigeria. This was revealed when…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Acting Vice President- Agriculture, Human and Social Development

Wambui joined the African Development Bank Group in 2018 as Director, Water Development and Sanitation

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Wambui Gichuri as Acting Vice President- Agriculture, Human and Social Development, effective 5 July 2020. Wambui joined the African Development Bank Group in 2018 as Director, Water Development and Sanitation. She currently oversees the Bank’s water sector program…

Source: The Big 5 Digital Festival Africa |

New Digital Festival by the Big 5 to Connect Thousands of Construction Professionals across Africa

On July 21-22, the first ever Big 5 Digital Festival Africa aims to rebuild confidence in the African infrastructure and construction community and define the path to the post-Covid recovery

The global pandemic and restrictions over travel and gatherings are posing unprecedented challenges to businesses, and the building and construction industry is no exception. Technology and event organisers’ experience are bridging the physical gap, providing viable solutions to overcome at least some of today’s pressing issues. On July 21 and…

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Send money to Tanzania from anywhere around the World

Vodacom customers will now have the option and ability to easily transfer and receive funds from individuals across more than 200 countries worldwide

Over 200 countries can send and receive money via Vodacom’s Tanzania M-Pesa; The mobile Money services continues to drive economic growth and financial inclusion in Africa. Tanzania’s leading mobile money service provider – Vodacom M-Pesa - has announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio. Vodacom customers will now…

Source: Atlas Petroleum International |

Atlas Petroleum Resumes Development of OML109 in Nigeria

OML 109 comprises 14 identified and mapped prospects and leads, and an un-risked resource potential in excess of 500 million barrels of oil equivalent

Over the weekend, Atlas Petroleum International has resumed work over activities and well interventions on OML 109 in Nigeria in order to enhance production from the Ejulebe marginal field. Awarded to Atlas Petroleum International in 1991, the block entered into production through the development of the Ejubele discovery in September…

Source: Africa.com |

Digital Consumer Trends that Will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa

The series kicks off on Wednesday, July 8 at 16:00 South Africa time

Africa.com kicks off another five sessions of its successful webinar series in partnership with faculty from Harvard Business School, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders - the largest ever gathering of c-suite executives in Africa. The series kicks off on Wednesday, July 8 at 16:00 South Africa time. The first…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Ethiopia: African Development Fund approves $165 million grant for national COVID-19 emergency response

The grant, awarded from the country’s ADF-15 Performance-Based Allocation, will help bolster Ethiopia’s COVID-19 National Emergency Response Plan (NERP)

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on 3 July approved a grant of $165.08 million to support Ethiopia’s response to the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, including helping to ease fiscal pressures on the economy. The grant, awarded from the country’s ADF-15 Performance-Based…

Source: International Labour Organisation (ILO) |

African ministers, social partners join International Labour Organization (ILO) high-level summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

The pandemic has devastated the world of work, causing massive human suffering and exposing the extreme vulnerability of millions of workers and enterprises on the continent

More than 50 African ministers of labour or employment, along with representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations and international organizations joined the International Labour Organization (www.ILO.org) Regional Office for Africa on Thursday, 2 July for a virtual forum to discuss how to address the economic and social impact of the…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
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Canon opens registration for REIMAGINE: its biggest product launch yet

On Thursday 9th July, 14:00 CEST, registered attendees can join the REIMAGINE keynote session (starting 14:00 CEST)

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) today announces details of REIMAGINE (https://bit.ly/2VIcxM8) – a live-streaming event revealing and discussing its biggest product launch yet. On Thursday 9th July, 14:00 CEST, registered attendees can join the REIMAGINE keynote session (starting 14:00 CEST) which will uncover the details of the innovative product launch and also attend…