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Total named Ghana’s Petroleum Company of the Year

October 7, 2019

GHANA – Total Petroleum Ghana Limited, one of the leading oil marketing companies in Ghana, has been adjudged the Petroleum Company of the Year during the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Award held in Accra. A statement from CIMG commended Total Ghana for offering solution-based products and services to the public. The statement said […]

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Commonwealth trade to hit $700bn in 2020 despite rise in protectionist tendencies among states.

October 6, 2019

GLOBAL – The commonwealth has revealed that Trade among member countries is projected to hit the US$700 billion mark in 2020 despite a rise in protectionist tendencies. In a press statement, the UK secretary of State for International Trade, Elizabeth Truss said: “The 53 member states in the Commonwealth boast a combined population of over […]

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Morocco to Host 3rd International Nuclear Security Conference

October 1, 2019

MOROCCO – Morocco will in early October this year host the third International Nuclear Security Conference in Marrakech.  The conference will be hosted by the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNuR), in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The International Nuclear Security Conference was fist organized in 2012 and […]

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Vodafone named Ghana’s most innovative procurement company

September 27, 2019

GHANA – Vodafone Ghana has been named the organisation with the most Innovative Procurement Process at the second edition of the Procurement and Supply Chain Awards. Vodafone Ghana was acknowledged for introducing a technology that has automated its processes, particularly the physical logistics and administrative aspects. These have remarkably minimised disruptions in its overall business […]

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Africa’s Hospitality industry set to attract 700 New Hotel Restaurants and Bars by 2025

September 26, 2019

AFRICA – A new study released at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) by KEANE, forecasts that 700 new internationally branded hotel restaurants and bars will be opened in Africa by 2025. The prediction is based on KEANE’s research into 410 F&B venues across the 100 internationally branded hotels in the major 10 cities in […]

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Polaris Bank commits to climate action and sustainable banking

September 26, 2019

NIGERIA – Polaris Bank, a leading Nigerian bank, has announced that it has joined the United Nations and other leading banks across the world in championing for climate friendly and sustainable banking. The bank in September this year agreed to become a founding signatory of the UNEP FI Principles for Responsible Banking as part of […]

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Morocco to Host the 24th World Tourism Organization General Assembly

September 19, 2019

MOROCCO – Morocco will host the upcoming 24th General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 2021. The event is going to be held at the Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakech. Morocco was granted hosting rights to the premier tourism event in September this year during the 23rd General Assembly of the UNWTO, […]

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Ghana to host third Annual Africa Oil & Gas Conference

September 19, 2019

GHANA – Ghana is set to host the third edition of the annual Africa Oil and Gas Local Content Sustainability Conference and Exhibition (ALC2019) from October 10-11, in Accra. The two-day event will bring together national, regional and international oil industry experts who will discuss issues regarding this year’s theme, “Shaping the Future through Sustainable […]

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Honda Nigeria celebrates 40th anniversary, rolls out one-millionth motorbike from Ota factory

September 15, 2019

NIGERIA – Honda Manufacturing Nigeria Limited celebrated its 40th anniversary of doing business in the country with the roll-out of a one millionth motorcycle from its Ota factory in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State. The colourful event was hosted by Takahiro Hachigo, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Honda Motor Company, […]

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Telkom Kenya to retain name for ICT unit after Airtel merger

July 15, 2019

KENYA – Telkom Kenya could still retain its brand name for its ICT business even after the merger with Airtel Kenya, a regulatory notice by the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) has revealed. The two telecommunications firms have sought the Authority’s approval to merge their mobile, enterprise and carrier services to form a single joint […]

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