Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Africa News Centers
Algeria  Algeria
Angola  Angola
Botswana  Botswana
Cameroon  Cameroon
Cape Verde Island  Cape Verde Island
Cote dIvoire  Cote dIvoire
Democratic Republic of Congo  Democratic Republic of Congo
Egypt  Egypt
Ethiopia  Ethiopia
Ghana  Ghana
Kenya  Kenya
Libya  Libya
Malawi  Malawi
Mauritius  Mauritius
Morocco  Morocco
Mozambique  Mozambique
Namibia  Namibia
Nigeria  Nigeria
Rwanda  Rwanda
South Africa  South Africa
Sudan  Sudan
Swaziland  Swaziland
Tanzania  Tanzania
Tunisia  Tunisia
Uganda  Uganda
Zambia  Zambia
Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe
Top African Business and Finance News
Energy sector is key to powering prosperity in sub-Saharan Africa - Report
African Press Organization - APO - 13 Oct, 2014
LONDON, United-Kingdom, October 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Increasing access to modern forms of energy is crucial to unlocking faster economic and social development in sub Saharan Africa, according to the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Africa Energy Outlook (, a Special Report in the 2014 World Energy Outlook series. More than 620 million people in the region (two-thirds of the population) live without electricity, and nearly 730 million people rely on dangerous, inefficient forms of cooking.
Viettel in Mozambique Honored as Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Africa and the Middle East
African Press Organization - APO - 10 Oct, 2014
PARIS, France, October 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today at the Gala event of The 11th Annual International Business Awards held at the Westin Vendôme Hotel in Paris, France, Movitel ( subsidiary of Viettel Group in Mozambique is presented to be the Gold Winner of "Fastest Growing of the Year in Middle-East and Africa" Award.
DHL Express certified as Top Employer 2015 in Africa
African Press Organization - APO - 09 Oct, 2014
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, October 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- DHL Express SSA ( has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa for its outstanding employee offerings across the region. This is in addition to six African countries - South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Ghana that were also certified Top Employers in their local markets.
Uhuru Kenyatta before the ICC judges: Victims need truth and justice
African Press Organization - APO - 08 Oct, 2014
PARIS, France, October 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Uhuru Kenyatta's presence at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 8 October 2014, as ordered by the Trial Chamber Judges, must be seen as the opportunity to place victims' right to truth and justice at the center of the ongoing debates on the fate of this case, our organizations said today. The Kenyan authorities must ensure full cooperation with the ICC and conduct genuine investigations and prosecutions at the national level so that the victims of the 2007/2008 post-election violence get justice and redress.
Equity Bank issues mobile banking smart SIM powered by Taisys Technologies to provide mobile banking and mobile communication services
African Press Organization - APO - 07 Oct, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya, October 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today, Taisys Technologies Co., Ltd. ( announced that Kenya's leading bank Equity Bank will be issuing a ultra-thin mobile banking smart SIM with patented technology from Taisys. Equity Bank customers can now enjoy funds transfer, micro-payments and other mobile financial services that are agnostic across mobile devices, including traditional basic-feature phones using Taisys's "mBanking" and "duoSIM". The technology also allows the bank to extend to customers mobile telecommunication services approved by Communications Authority of Kenya.
Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches new range of African currency futures
African Press Organization - APO - 06 Oct, 2014
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, October 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today the JSE ( launched the first currency futures which track the exchange rate between the Rand and select African currencies.
Africa Market Roundup
Botswana 8,664.65 -11.96 -0.14% 12July
Cote dIvoire 240.72 -1.62 -0.67% 23Oct
Egypt 8,797.29 -14.59 -0.17% 23Oct
Ghana 2,220.45 -1.21 -0.05% 23Oct
Kenya 5,251.09 -8.09 -0.15% 22Oct
Malawi 14,110.22 +0.00 +0.00% 23Oct
Mauritius 6,917.93 +0.00 +0.00% 23Oct
Morocco 10,140.74 +51.50 +0.51% 23Oct
Nigeria 38,979.30 -134.32 -0.34% 23Oct
Rwanda 143.39 +0.20 +0.14% 02Oct
Tanzania 2,634.56 -61.08 -2.27% 23Oct
Tunisia 4,624.39 -39.32 -0.84% 07Mar
Uganda 1,825.39 -9.61 -0.52% 22Oct
Zambia 6,203.18 -9.05 -0.15% 20Oct
Zimbabwe 185.77 -0.92 -0.49% 23Oct
Most Viewed Africa Business News
SkyVision Shortlisted for Three Prestigious AfricaCom 2014 Awards
Americas News Centers
Argentina  Argentina
Brazil  Brazil
Canada  Canada
Chile  Chile
Colombia  Colombia
Jamaica  Jamaica
Mexico  Mexico
Panama  Panama
Peru  Peru
Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico
Trinidad and Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago
United States of America  United States of America
Top Americas Business and Finance News
Americas Market Roundup
Brazil 53,738.00 -44.00 -0.08% 27Sep
Jamaica 84,371.49 +378.51 +0.45% 30Sep
Trinidad and Tobago 1,898.67 -0.87 -0.05% 30Sep
United States of America 9,107.04 +36.60 +0.40% 28Mar
Most Viewed Americas Business News
Asia Pacific News Centers
Australia  Australia
Bangladesh  Bangladesh
China  China
Hong Kong  Hong Kong
India  India
Indonesia  Indonesia
Japan  Japan
Malaysia  Malaysia
Mauritius  Mauritius
Nepal  Nepal
New Zealand  New Zealand
Pakistan  Pakistan
Philippines  Philippines
Singapore  Singapore
South Korea  South Korea
Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka
Taiwan  Taiwan
Thailand  Thailand
Vietnam  Vietnam
Top Asia Pacific Business and Finance News
Asia Pacific Market Roundup
Bangladesh 15,916.10 -50.44 -0.32% 23Oct
Hong Kong 22,299.63 -165.19 -0.74% 28Mar
India 7,767.85 +83.65 +1.09% 22July
Indonesia 5,103.52 +29.20 +0.58% 23Oct
Malaysia 1,832.26 -6.43 -0.35% 07Mar
Mauritius 6,917.93 +0.00 +0.00% 23Oct
Nepal 928.99 +4.65 +0.50% 22Oct
Pakistan 30,025.13 +84.74 +0.28% 23Oct
Singapore 3,136.26 +7.09 +0.23% 07Mar
South Korea 4,218.26 -10.49 -0.25% 07Mar
Sri Lanka 7,189.51 +28.35 +0.40% 23Oct
Taiwan 7,296.28 +126.67 +1.77% 29June
Most Viewed Asia Pacific Business News
Europe News Centers
Austria  Austria
Belgium  Belgium
Cyprus  Cyprus
Finland  Finland
France  France
Germany  Germany
Greece  Greece
Ireland  Ireland
Israel  Israel
Italy  Italy
Luxembourg  Luxembourg
Netherlands  Netherlands
Norway  Norway
Poland  Poland
Portugal  Portugal
Russia  Russia
Spain  Spain
Sweden  Sweden
Switzerland  Switzerland
Turkey  Turkey
United Kingdom  United Kingdom
Top Europe Business and Finance News
Sweden contributes medical care efforts in the fight against Ebola in West Africa
African Press Organization - APO - 16 Oct, 2014
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, October 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Government has decided to contribute an additional SEK 100 million in humanitarian support to efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
IPU calls for urgent resource mobilization to tackle Ebola crisis
African Press Organization - APO - 15 Oct, 2014
GENEVA, Switzerland, October 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has today called on governments and international donors to urgently mobilize increased financial, medical, and logistical assistance to Ebola-affected areas in a resolution adopted today at the Organization's 131st Assembly in Geneva.
Good harvests and ample stockpiles continue to drive international food prices down / Biannual FAO Food Outlook report and new Food Price Index released
African Press Organization - APO - 09 Oct, 2014
ROME, Italy, October 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Food markets are more stable and prices for most agricultural commodities are sharply lower than they have been in recent years, according to the latest edition of FAO's biannual Food Outlook report and a new update to the Organization's monthly Food Price Index, both out today.
Sweden increases its efforts to stop Ebola epidemic in West Africa
African Press Organization - APO - 07 Oct, 2014
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, October 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Sweden today allocated an additional SEK 105 million in humanitarian support to efforts aimed at stopping the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Following a decision by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the funds will primarily be given to UN bodies (UNICEF, WHO and WFP) in their joint efforts to fight the epidemic. This means that Sweden's total contribution to fight the epidemic amounts to some SEK 145 million.
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
Most Viewed European Business News
Middle East News Centers
Bahrain  Bahrain
Egypt  Egypt
Iran  Iran
Iraq  Iraq
Israel  Israel
Jordan  Jordan
Kuwait  Kuwait
Lebanon  Lebanon
Libya  Libya
Morocco  Morocco
Oman  Oman
Palestine  Palestine
Qatar  Qatar
Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia
Syria  Syria
Tunisia  Tunisia
Turkey  Turkey
United Arab Emirates  United Arab Emirates
Yemen  Yemen
Top Middle East Business and Finance News
Special Presidential Envoy John Allen Travel to Iraq, Belgium, Jordan, Egypt and Turkey
African Press Organization - APO - 03 Oct, 2014
WASHINGTON, October 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media Note
The second Africa Global Business Forum will take place in Dubai on 1st and 2nd October 2014
African Press Organization - APO - 30 Sep, 2014
DUBAI, UAE, September 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- APO (African Press Organization) ( has been invited as VIP Guest to attend the second Africa Global Business Forum (, the region's leading international trade and investment Forum on Africa, to take place at the Atlantis The Palm, Dubai on 1st and 2nd October 2014.
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Market Roundup
Bahrain 1,194.90 +2.67 +0.22% 31July
Egypt 8,797.29 -14.59 -0.17% 23Oct
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 10,140.74 +51.50 +0.51% 23Oct
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
Most Viewed Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Business News
Home Contact Us Privacy Policy  
Copyright ©2005 - 2012 All Rights Reserved