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South Africa: Volkswagen plans $340mln investment

Volkswagen, Germany based automaker, is planning to invest $340 million in its South African car business…

Ghana: Airtel appoints new Marketing Director

Airtel Ghana has announced the appointment of its former Customer Experience Director, Rosy Fynn, as its…

Global courier DHL invests $50mln in sub-Saharan Africa

Deutsche Post AG’s DHL unit is investing about $50 million in sub-Saharan Africa as rising household…

Nigeria Plans Oil Reforms before Petroleum Bill Vote

Nigeria will start reforming its oil industry using existing laws before it passes a long-awaited Petroleum…

Senegal-Gabon: BGFI Bank officially begins operations

Gabonese lender BGFI Bank SA, which operates in 10 countries, announced in a press release having officially started its activities in Senegal after winning a banking license in the West African nation. “Senegal authorities have a…

Société Générale allocates € 4 billion to develop its activities in Africa by 2016

The French bank Société Générale will allocate 4 billion euros of additional capital to accelerate the development of its activities in Africa by 2016, reports the newspaper Les Echos on 19th April. In this context, the…

Failed rains put 4.5mln Ethiopians at risk of a food crisis

The number of Ethiopians who will need food aid by the end of this year has surged by more than 1.5 million from earlier estimates due to failed rains, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian…

Morocco: Refugees have to abide by local laws, respect national, religious values

The refugees who flee the insecurity and instability in their native countries and manage to enter Morocco are welcome provided that they abide by Moroccan laws and respect the country’s sacred national and religious values. “Any…

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South Africa: Volkswagen plans $340mln investment

Volkswagen, Germany based automaker, is planning to invest $340 million in its South African car…

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