Daily Archives: March 10, 2013

Strategy Analytics: 80 percent of Mobile Subscribers Will be in Developing Countries by 2017

The emerging markets have been the major source of mobile subscription growth over the past decade, and will continue to outpace the developed countries over the next five years. China and India will account for the bulk of emerging market subscriptions, but rapid growth is also expected in the Middle East and Africa. By the beginning of 2014 there will be more mobile connections than people in the world. (PRNewsFoto/Strategy Analytics) read more

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Great Western Minerals Group files mineral resource estimate on Steenkampskraal rare earth deposit, South Africa

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG
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Jacko Maree to retire as Standard Bank Group Chief Executive

Jacko Maree (57) is stepping aside as Group Chief Executive of Standard Bank Group (SBG) after more than 13 years at the helm of Africa’s largest bank. read more

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African banks look to fill gap left in trade finance as Europe pulls back

International commodity traders are turning to African banks to finance trade transactions as the global economic slowdown, Eurozone debt crisis and tougher capital requirements force international banks to pull back their lending in Africa. read more

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China Oilseed Processing Report Provides Exclusive Insight Into Growth and Investment Potential in the Sector Over Next Decade; Report Now Available

Complete in-depth report on China oilseed processing sector now available for purchase. Danvers, MA, March, 2013 –(PR.com)– The just-released, in-depth report entitled Bringing Transparency to the Chinese Oilseed Processing Sector is now available for sale through Global AgInvestingSM Research & Insight (http://www.globalaginvesting.com/ResearchInsights/detail?contentid=2517). 

The in-depth insider report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market dynamics driving growth in the Chinese oilseed processing industry over the next decade including: read more

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Wema Bank Becomes First Nigerian Bank on MoneyGram’s Latest Innovative Payment Platform, AgentWorks … Rolls Out in All Branches

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s most resilient and longest surviving has rolled out MoneyGram’s latest money transfer platform, AgentWorks across its business locations making it the 1st Nigerian Bank and second in West Africa to do so.

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TechNavio Announces the Publication of Its Research Report – Global Metamaterial Market 2012-2016

TechNavio’s report, the Global Metamaterial Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the the APAC and EMEA regions. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

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Odyne Systems Showcased Unique New Walk-In Van Hybrid Power Application at the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show

U.S. Department of Energy Director of Vehicle Technologies Program Met with New GTA President, Joe Dalum, to Learn More About Odyne Plug-In Systems

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ROTOCON to Exhibit ROTOCONTROL RSC Finishing Machine at Propak Africa 2013

The exhibition will be held 12-15 March 2013 at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, in Johannesburg.

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Clean Power Africa to Showcase Successful Renewable Projects

Clean Power Africa will give an exclusive look at hydro, wind and solar projects and opportunities across the African continent in Cape Town in May.

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Yahclick Promotion in Tanzania Offers New Business Subscribers Free Equipment

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya, March 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Ralph Chami visited Tripoli during February 20–March 7, 2013, to conduct discussions with the Libyan authorities in the context of the annual Article IV consultations.1 Discussions focused on measures to improve the business environment to foster inclusive growth based on diversification of the economy underpinned by private sector–led growth, develop the financial sector, and control government spending including through subsidy reform. The mission met with Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, Finance Minister Haithem Jalgham, Central Bank Governor Saddek Elkabeer, General National Congress Chairman Mohammed Magariaf, and other government and central bank officials, as well as members of the General National Congress and representatives of civil society. read more

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