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Edelman Expands its African Footprint with the Launch of a New Office in Kenya

Edelman, the largest independent global communications firm, is expanding its African footprint with the acquisition of Gina Din Corporate Communications and the opening of a new office based in Nairobi, Kenya. These moves further affirm Edelman’s position as a leading pan-African consultancy and supports its global business focus on the continent. It also serves the …

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Senegal Oil and Power

Senegal Makes Energy A Priority In 2020, Launches Official National Event

Senegal will launch key projects and encourage new momentum in 2020, representing the vision of H.E. President Macky Sall and the government to make energy a foundation for growth. Africa Oil & Power is organizing the nation’s official energy event, Senegal Oil & Power 2020, with the support of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. …

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Frances Mensah Williams

Meet The British-Ghanaian Author Taking The British Rom-Com To Africa

Contemporary British fiction in an African setting featuring smart, strong-willed women dealing with themes of substance – think love, guilt, race, careers, identity and the challenges of clashing cultures – and written in a humorous and accessible style. This sums up Imperfect Arrangements, the latest novel from Frances Mensah Williams, to be released on 6 March to coincide with Ghana …

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WorldRemit

Worldremit Predicts 2020 To Be The Year Of Intra-African Remittances

Leading online international money transfer company WorldRemit predicts that 2020 will be the year of intra-African remittances. The World Bank already estimates that migrant workers within Africa send remittances in excess of $14 billion dollars each year, and in 2018 intra-African remittances represented 20% of global remittance flows according to Ecobank Group. The African Continental …

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Bill And Melinda Gates Release 2020 Annual Letter: “Why We Swing For The Fences: Reflecting On The First Two Decades Of Our Foundation”

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2020 Annual Letter, “Why We Swing for the Fences: Reflecting on the First Two Decades of Our Foundation.” In this year’s letter, Bill and Melinda reflect on what they’ve learned over the past two decades and how the world – and their work – has changed during that time. …

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ECOM 2020

Upstarts Will Be At The Live Marketplace For ECOM2020

Since every man and his dog has the ability to start an online business with an internet connection and a smartphone, they just may be the new target market for the ECOM2020 event in Cape Town. Some have already established multinational product sourcing and are busy taking advantage of the online marketplaces to provide marketing …

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30th Anniversary Of Nelson Mandela’s Release From Prison To Be Marked With The Launch Of Mandela Freedom Project

The House of Mandela is set to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison by launching the Mandela Freedom Project. The Freedom Project is a unifying global initiative to advance what Mandela called “freedom to be free,” with the goal of creating a global platform for conversation, understanding, and action that fosters …

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Vezeeta

Healthtech Leader Vezeeta Announces US$ 40 Million Series D Round, Led By Gulf Capital And Joined By Existing Investor STV

The latest investment will boost Vezeeta’s product innovation and fund global expansion plans in 2020  Vezeeta, Middle East and Africa’s leading digital healthcare platform secured US$ 40 Million in its Series D round led by Gulf Capital, the Middle East’s largest and most active alternative asset management firm. The round had strong support from existing …

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MMEC 2020

MMEC 2020 Expects To Attract More Than 1000 Participants

7th Mozambique International Mining, Energy, Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition The 7th Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy Conference & Exhibition is taking place at the prestigious Joaquim Chissano Conference Center, in Maputo. The two-day event is happening from 22 to 23 April and takes place under the theme “Use of Natural Resources …

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CIEHC4

CIEHC4 Confirms The Attendance Of The President Of The Republic Of Congo

39 speakers are also confirmed for the 2020’s event  The Central Africa’s Largest Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition, CIEHC4, confirms the special attendance of His Excellency Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Republic of Congo; Minister Clement Mouamba, Prime Minister and Head of Government of the Republic of Congo; and the Minister Jean-Marc Thystere …

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