The largest outsourcing marketplace in the world, Freelancer.com has launched in French-speaking Africa, putting the African continent at the forefront of the digital business revolution.
Airtel Ghana has added further value to its mobile commerce product, Airtel Money, by launching the Airtel Money Market, an online portal aimed at providing additional channels for Airtel Money customers and merchants.
IRU African Symposium on trade and road transport facilitation brings together ministerial, policy and business delegates from 20 African countries to drive economic and social development by promoting and facilitating trade and international road transport.
The IRU has established a Permanent Delegation and Regional Committee for Africa in Casablanca, Morocco, and appointed Adil Gaoui as the IRU’s General Delegate for the continent.
The two day ‘Grow Africa’ investment forum is to showcase specific investment priorities in seven countries participating in the Grow Africa Partnership.
In order for the African continent to meet the social and economic growth challenges of the twenty first century, key ICT industry players drawn from five Africa countries have come together to form Africa ICT Alliance (AfICTA), which aims to be the vehicle to bring stakeholders together to achieve the mutual goals of the region through effective cooperation, advocacy and leadership.
Airtel’s mobile commerce product, Airtel Money, has been adjudged the “Best Mobile Money Service” in Ghana at the Mobile World Ghana Telecoms Awards.
African Petroleum has successfully used Paradigm’s advanced seismic interpretation tools for detailed stratigraphic interpretation of multiple fan systems in blocks 8 and 9 offshore Liberia, resulting in a significant oil discovery.
Rio Tinto and Chinalco’s listed subsidiary, Chalco, have completed the formation of their joint venture (JV) to develop and operate the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea, following the completion of all Chinese regulatory approvals. As a result, a consortium led by Chalco has made an earn-in payment of US$1.35 billion, in line with an agreement reached with Rio Tinto in March 2010.