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Orange launches its 2014 Prize competition for business.

Orange launches the 4th edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize

A new category will feature in this year's competition, which is aimed at supporting and developing those entrepreneurs who have come up with new ideas using ICT that meet Africans' needs
Africa Consultancy of the Year award - Elian Wiener, left

South Africa's Epic Communications Named African Consultancy of the Year

The leading PR firm was presented with its SABRE award at a prestigious ceremony in London. The awards attract more than 2,000 entries from firms in Europe, Middle East and Africa
Airports Company South Africa is flying high.

Airports Company South Africa reaches goal in time for 2014 FIFA World Cup

The company has played a major role in the expansion of Terminal 3 at Brazil's Guarulhos International Airport which has opened in readiness for the world's premier football event
Platinum prices may soar.

Strikes prompt fears of rising platinum prices

South Africa's beleaguered platinum mining industry has seen production levels fall as companies and unions go head to head over pay
The Mercedes Benz C-Class.

Imperial Logistics drives productivity for Mercedes Benz

The UK-based manufacturing plant of Mercedes Benz has boosted the Eastern Cape economy with a major deal for logistics services
Calls to end mining dispute.

The NEHAWU calls for South African Government to intervene in Lonmin strike

Two more have died as a result of pay negotiations at Lonmin's beleaguered Marikana platinum mine prompting calls for action to resolve the dispute
Ghana is set for biggest Power Park in sub-Saharan Africa.

GE, Endeavor Energy and Finagestion team up to boost Ghana's power supply

The Ghana 1000 Consortium project will create one of the largest single power parks in sub-Saharan Africa
Africa Progress report launch.

[Video] Kofi Annan launches 2014 Africa Progress Report

The former UN Secretary-General launches this year's report which calls on the international community to support the continent's development efforts
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan.

[Video] Africans need to invest in Africa to build confidence among investors

The Premier of the People's Republic of China has pledged its continuing support in assisting in the infrastructure development of the continent at the World Economic Forum in Abuja
Nigerian billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote adds signature

Eminent figures urge global effort to help free kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

Desmond Tutu, Bill and Melinda Gates, Aliko Dangote, Rupert Murdoch, Mo Ibrahim, Ted Turner and François-Henri Pinault among global business, civil society and religious leaders calling for urgent action and resources to #BringBackOurGirls