Publication: African Review

First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Ecobank and MasterCard sign debit card agreement in Nigeria

:00Ecobank customers in Nigeria will be issued with MasterCard-branded debit cards. (Image source: Håkan Dahlström/Flickr) Ecobank will be able to issue its Nigerian customers with MasterCard-branded debit cards under a new 10-year partnership agreement ... [Published African Review - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya Airways takes delivery of first Dreamliner

Kenya Airways has acquired the first of the nine Dreamliner 787 jets it expects to receive from Boeing by July 2 ... [Published African Review - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nova-Lumos and MTN to promote 'mobile electricity' in Nigeria

:59Nova-Lumos will look to provide a solar panel and indoor unit, which would generate electricity for the use of appliances. (Image source: Nova-Lumos) MTN and utility provider Nova-Lumos will collaborate to bring 'mobile electricity' to Nigeria for ... [Published African Review - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

EIB signs energy training investment agreement with ATI

:12EIB has invested in a number of energy projects including the Lake Turkana Wind Project in Kenya. (Andrea Kratzenberg/freeimages.com) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a US$2.8mn deal with the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) to boost ... [Published African Review - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

GZ Industries to construct a US$100 million aluminium can facility in Kenya

:10According to statistics, beer production in Kenya has hit a high of 2.8mn hectolitres and the upcoming plant will support the growing demand for canned beverages. (Image source: David Holt/Flickr) Manufacturing firm GZ Industries has decided to invest ... [Published African Review - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Bombardier to supply South African rail firm with locomotives

:04Bombardier Transportation South Africa (Pty) Limited is owned by Bombardier Transportation GmbH at 74 per cent of the company with the remaining 26 per cent owned by South African employees and business trusts. (Image source: Bombardier) South Africa’s ... [Published African Review - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Hanergy Solar and Savanna Solar to develop US$1.1 billion PV project in Ghana

:29High temperatures in Ghana would reportedly favour thin-film PV. (Image source: BlackRockSolar/Flickr) Solar solutions company Hanergy Solar's subsidiary has acquired 70 per cent equity in Ghanaian company Savanna Solar to develop a 400 MW solar photovoltaic ... [Published African Review - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Gasol and African Iron Ore Group in LNG deal

:38AIOG will supply provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) for mining projects in Western Africa. (Image source: Gasol plc) West African energy development company Gasol plc has entered a strategic partnership with Switzerland-based African Iron Ore Group ... [Published African Review - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Gold mining begins in South Sudan

:40According to industry sources, South Sudan has been engaged in a dispute with Sudan over the transport of oil to international markets and there has been a year-long halt in production. (Image source: TJBlackwell/Wikimedia Commons) New Kush Exploration ... [Published African Review - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

SolarCity to invest US$7 million in Tanzania's Off-Grid Electric

:51Off-grid solar refers to generating power in a self-sufficient manner without any reliance on power grids. (Image source: USDAGov/Flickr) US-based solar services company SolarCity is to invest US$7mn in Tanzanian solar lighting services company Off ... [Published African Review - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Phase-2 of Lesotho Highland Water Project to begin this month

:43The Lesotho Highland Water Project will reportedly boost the supply of water to South Africa by 50 per cent. (Image source: Henri Bergius/Flickr) The Phase-2 of the US$1.3bn Lesotho Highland Water Project will begin in April 2014 with the construction ... [Published African Review - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Airtel to launch Nokia X Android phone in Africa

:01Bharti Airtel has joined forces with Nokia to launch the new Nokia x smartphone in Africa. (Image source: Rameshng) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has partnered with mobile giant Nokia to distribute the new Nokia X smartphone across 17 countries ... [Published African Review - Mar 31 2014]

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"Demand for clean, affordable and sustainable energyenergy solutions is a priority for most of the continent. We are pleased to be part of this EIB-led initiative because it has the potential to have real impact both at the level of investments and on improving the quality of life for millions of people in Africa" said ATI chief executive George Otieno who signed on behalf of the institution
Motti Goldmintz, CEO of GZ Industries, said, "The decision to invest in an aluminium can line follows a significant upturn in the demand for canned beverages in Kenya. The total annual production of sodas in the market has reached a high of 371.4mn litres in 2011."
"This is yet another first from Airtel and Nokia. As Africa's largest Internet provider, we are excited that Airtel customers in 17 countries will be amongst the first in the world to enjoy a unique combination of Nokia's stunning design and user experience integrated with a wide range of services,” said Andre Beyers, Airtel Africa's chief marketing officer."
"The member states should grow by over five per cent annually which means energy demand will expand by at least seven per cent every year" added Eriyo

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Ecobank and MasterCard sign debit card agreemen... [Published African Review - 18 hours ago]
Kenya Airways takes delivery of first Dreamliner [Published African Review - Apr 15 2014]
Nova-Lumos and MTN to promote 'mobile electrici... [Published African Review - Apr 14 2014]
EIB signs energy training investment agreement ... [Published African Review - Apr 08 2014]
GZ Industries to construct a US$100 million alu... [Published African Review - Apr 07 2014]
Bombardier to supply South African rail firm wi... [Published African Review - Apr 04 2014]
Hanergy Solar and Savanna Solar to develop US$1... [Published African Review - Apr 03 2014]
Gasol and African Iron Ore Group in LNG deal [Published African Review - Apr 02 2014]
Gold mining begins in South Sudan [Published African Review - Apr 02 2014]
SolarCity to invest US$7 million in Tanzania's ... [Published African Review - Apr 01 2014]
Phase-2 of Lesotho Highland Water Project to be... [Published African Review - Apr 01 2014]
Airtel to launch Nokia X Android phone in Africa [Published African Review - Mar 31 2014]
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South African firm to aid Nigerian mining sector [Published African Review - Mar 26 2014]
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