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Madagascar Added to Air Seychelles' Growing Regional Network
African Press Organization - APO - 12 Sep, 2014
VICTORIA, Seychelles, September 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Air Seychelles (, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced the launch of direct flights to Antananarivo, Madagascar, commencing 3 December 2014.*
African CEOs optimistic about growth despite challenges on the continent - PwC report
African Press Organization - APO - 11 Sep, 2014
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, September 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- CEOs in Africa are optimistic about their company's prospects for revenue growth over the medium term, according to PwC's "Africa Business Agenda, 2014' report issued today ( Suresh Kana, Senior Partner for PwC Africa, says: "CEOs in Africa feel more positive about their ability to generate revenue growth and about prospects for the economy now that they are emerging from the global financial recession."
Tony Elumelu: "Heirs Holdings has the ambition to generate at least a quarter of Nigeria's power consumption needs in the next five years"
African Press Organization - APO - 11 Sep, 2014
LAGOS, Nigeria, September 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Well-known global business leader and chairman of Heirs Holdings Tony Elumelu says the group "has the ambition to generate at least a quarter of Nigeria's power consumption needs in the next five years." Heirs Holdings' interests in the power sector include Transcorp Ughelli Power, a gas-fired, thermal power generating plant which was acquired under the privatisation of Nigeria's power sector.
DHL takes innovative approach to grow retail footprint in sub-Saharan Africa by 1000%
African Press Organization - APO - 04 Sep, 2014
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, September 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Staying true to its reputation for speed, passion, teamwork and a can-do attitude, DHL Express ( has grown its retail footprint in sub-Saharan Africa by an astonishing 1,000% in less than three years.
EnergyNet calls on African Energy Ministers to support "Wind for Prosperity' - a sustainable approach to deliver electricity to off-grid villages across the continent
African Press Organization - APO - 04 Sep, 2014
LONDON, United-Kingdom, September 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- As Africa's star continues to rise and Governments are becoming increasingly mindful of the importance of delivering electricity beyond city and industrial boundaries, EnergyNet ( has partnered with "Wind for Prosperity', a Vestas initiative to deliver electricity to some of the poorest off-the-grid citizens across Africa.
Investors and developers to gather in Cape Town to discuss financing options for power projects across Africa
African Press Organization - APO - 03 Sep, 2014
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- As Africa's demand for power generation continues to outstrip supply, the question of how to finance the future of Africa's power sector looms large. Prospective investors must fully understand the latest developments in Africa's finance sector in order to launch successful projects and build long term relationships with local government.
Africa Market Roundup
Botswana 8,664.65 -11.96 -0.14% 12July
Cote dIvoire 254.77 +3.42 +1.36% 16Sep
Egypt 9,575.39 +41.31 +0.43% 17Sep
Ghana 2,257.99 +16.15 +0.72% 16Sep
Kenya 5,209.10 -8.15 -0.16% 17Sep
Malawi 13,957.43 +0.00 +0.00% 17Sep
Mauritius 2,121.53 -4.54 -0.21% 17Sep
Morocco 9,839.35 +14.18 +0.14% 16Sep
Nigeria 40,729.49 +81.34 +0.20% 17Sep
Rwanda 141.96 +0.34 +0.24% 15Sep
Tanzania 2,525.56 -4.75 -0.19% 17Sep
Tunisia 4,624.39 -39.32 -0.84% 07Mar
Uganda 1,827.19 +28.51 +1.59% 16Sep
Zambia 6,212.66 +8.30 +0.13% 16Sep
Zimbabwe 196.07 -0.53 -0.27% 17Sep
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Tony Elumelu: "Heirs Holdings has the ambition to generate at least a quarter of Nigeria's power consumption needs in the next five years"
African CEOs optimistic about growth despite challenges on the continent - PwC report
Madagascar Added to Air Seychelles' Growing Regional Network
Madagaska imeongezwa kwenye mtandao unaokua wa Air Seychelles
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Brazil 53,738.00 -44.00 -0.08% 27Sep
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Switzerland steps up aid to fight Ebola epidemic in West Africa
African Press Organization - APO - 01 Sep, 2014
BERN, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Switzerland is stepping up its aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Swiss Humanitarian Aid has committed an additional CHF 1 million to fund various direct operations in Liberia. A specially chartered plane will leave on Monday with 14 tonnes of medical supplies on board. In addition, the agreement between Swiss Humanitarian Aid and the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) has been activated. Two specialists will leave Switzerland on Monday on a mission to assess the needs on the ground.
Glencore Xstrata Defies Weak Prices as Copper, Nickel, Zinc Projects Turn Up Profits, an Industrial Info News Alert
Marketwired - 21 Aug, 2014
SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/14 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Glencore Xstrata (LSE:GLEN) (Baar, Switzerland), one of the world's largest
Europe Market Roundup
Cyprus 84.64 -0.22 -0.26% 31July
France 3,992.69 +6.08 +0.15% 31July
Greece 884.60 +17.70 +2.04% 31July
Israel 1,094.06 +0.90 +0.08% 31July
Italy 17,503.70 -56.17 -0.32% 31July
Norway 330.47 +0.38 +0.12% 27Feb
Spain 8,433.40 -23.10 -0.27% 31July
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Yahsat ties up with global manufacturing and launch experts for Al Yah 3 satellite
African Press Organization - APO - 10 Sep, 2014
Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Yahsat (, the UAE-based satellite operator, has announced the manufacturing and launch partners for the Company's recently announced third satellite, Al Yah 3, set to be launched in Q4 2016. This third satellite, within a decade of operation by Yahsat, extends the company's commercial Ka-band coverage to an additional 17 countries and 600 million users across Africa and Brazil.
Aviation Africa 2015 will take place in Dubai, UAE on 10-11 May 2015
African Press Organization - APO - 02 Sep, 2014
DUBAI, UAE, September 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Aviation Africa 2015 ( is a 2-day Summit & Exhibition, which takes place 10-11 May 2015 in Dubai, UAE. NEXUS from Saudi Arabia and Wyvern Consulting from USA have joined up with this event to become main sponsors.
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Market Roundup
Bahrain 1,194.90 +2.67 +0.22% 31July
Egypt 9,575.39 +41.31 +0.43% 17Sep
Iraq 116.44 +0.60 +0.52% 31July
Israel 1,094.06 +0.90 +0.08% 31July
Jordan 1,956.52 -7.73 -0.39% 31July
Kuwait 8,070.17 +5.95 +0.07% 31July
Lebanon 1,154.89 +1.43 +0.12% 31July
Morocco 9,839.35 +14.18 +0.14% 16Sep
Oman 6,643.34 -29.24 -0.44% 31July
Palestine 473.16 -2.12 -0.45% 31July
Qatar 9,704.98 +37.62 +0.39% 31July
Saudi Arabia 7,915.11 +51.28 +0.65% 31July
Tunisia 4,624.39 -39.32 -0.84% 07Mar
United Arab Emirates 2,588.53 +23.99 +0.94% 31July
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