August 27

  • South Africa: Cosatu to March Against Neasa Companies in Brits [press release]

    COSATU

    The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the NW addressed workers who have been locked out by the engineering employers' organisation NEASA since the agreement signed by NUMSA... Read more »

  • Zambia: Leakages Inflict Losses On East Water Firm

    Times of Zambia

    EASTERN Water and Sewerage Company (EWSC) is losing 43 per cent of its treated water every month due to leakages and illegal connections. Read more »

  • Nigeria: NIPOST to Create 3,000 New Jobs

    Daily Independent

    The Post Master General of the Federation, Mallam Ibrahim Mori Baba, has said that the Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST) is poised to generate about 3,000 new jobs for Nigerian... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Firm Embarks On Airstrip Project in Eteo

    Daily Independent

    An international port terminal and property development giant, PRODECO Limited, operating in Onne oil and gas free zone, Rivers State, has acquired land to build an international... Read more »

  • Nigeria: LAGBUS Recruits, Trains Female Drivers

    Guardian

    LAGBUS Asset Management, a mass transit bus service company providing intra-city bus transportation in Lagos State, has commenced the recruitment and training of the first set of... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Emirates Offers Up to Twenty Five Percent Discount to Ethiopian Travellers

    Addis Standard

    Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is offering Ethiopian travellers up to 25% discount on Business Class and Economy Class fares to a range of exciting destinations... Read more »

  • Namibia: Kosmas Egumbo to Head Old Mutual Namibia

    New Era

    Kosmas Egumbo has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual Namibia with effect from 1 November 2014. The announcement was made at a media conference on Friday... Read more »

  • Namibia: Pupkewitz Toyota Revamps Structure

    Namibian

    THE Pupkewitz Toyota Oshakati branch has invested N$10,8 million to revamp its structure and introduce a new retail concept. Read more »

  • Africa: Africa Printer Market Set for Strong Growth Despite Q2 Downturn

    CIO

    Despite suffering a slight decline in Q2 2014, the growth potential of the African hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market remains largely intact according to International Data... Read more »

  • Kenya: Safaricom Job Contracts

    The Star

    Safaricom will be required to give 30 per cent of the contracts for the implementation of the national security surveillance system to local entrepreneurs. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Re Buys Into Africa's Reinsurance Firm

    The Star

    Kenya Re-insurance Corporation has bought ten shares worth Sh87.5 million to become a shareholder of the African Trade Insurance Agency. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Govt in Effort to Offset Seed Co Debt

    The Herald

    Seed Co says it has collected a total of $16 million from debtors since year end while Government has put in place in "net-off" structure with the group to clear its debt. Read more »

  • Kenya: Funguo Investment Gets New Director

    The Star

    Funguo Investments has appointed Michael Maina Matu as alternate director to Mount Kenya Investment Ltd, one of its corporate shareholders. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Cadbury Nigeria's Brand Losing Market Share'

    This Day

    Cadbury Nigeria Plc's flagship brand, Bournvita may be losing its market share to Nestle Nigeria's Milo, following the uninspiring performance recorded by the former in its half... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigerians in Germany Honour Olejime, Shagaya, Others

    Daily Independent

    Chairman, Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ngozi Olejeme, former ECOMOG Commander, John Shagaya, and Chairman lower Benue River Development Authority, Chenge Roseline... Read more »

  • Nigeria: How Telecom Regulation Refined Rebased GDP

    Vanguard

    The present Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Dr Eugene Juwah clocked four years in that saddle a few weeks back after Dr. Ernest Ndukwe's 8... Read more »



August 26

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