Daily Archives: March 29, 2013

Safaricom sélectionne la solution cloud de Gemalto pour offrir aux utilisateurs de téléphone mobile au Kenya des services de sauvegarde des répertoires téléphoniques

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ECOWAS DETERMINED TO IMPROVE ENERGY ACCESS IN WEST AFRICA

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ ECOWAS is working with stakeholders to improve access to energy in the region which is currently under 50 percent, an official of the regional organization has affirmed. read more

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Regional Seminar on the Implementation and Promotion of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Discrimination in the context of the Right to Food in Southern Africa

LILONGWE, Malawi /African Press Organization (APO)/ Around 60 experts from governments, civil society, national human rights institutions, as well as the agricultural sector will meet from 3 to 4 April 2013 in Lilongwe, Malawi, to discuss concrete measures to respect, protect and fulfil the right to food in the sub-region. Experts from Belgium, Norway, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and other UN agencies will also attend. read more

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Equatorial Guinea

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ On January 11, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2012 Article IV consultation with Equatorial Guinea.1 read more

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Regional Manager Gulf, Google: “Mobile search is becoming increasingly crucial”

Mohamad Mourad, Regional Manager Gulf, Google is delivering a keynote of the opening day of the Broadband MEA conference, taking place on the 19th-20th March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the show we speak to him about his role and what opportunities he sees for Google in the region. read more

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Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ On February 6, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2012 Article IV consultation with Nigeria.1 read more

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IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under ECF Arrangement for Niger and Approves US$16.9 Million Disbursement

NIAMEY, Niger, March 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the first read more

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SEFA and Partners Launch Competition for Clean Energy Entrepreneurs in West Africa

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Un concours pour sélectionner le meilleur business plan de projet à base d’énergies propres en Afrique de l’Ouest

TUNIS, Tunisie, 29 mars 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Le Fonds des énergies durables pour l’Afrique (dit “SEFA” en anglais) a conclu un partenariat pour lancer un concours, sous l’égide du Forum ouest-africain pour le financement des énergies propres (dit le Forum ou “WAFCEF” en anglais), afin d’identifier et d’assister les entrepreneurs d’Afrique de l’Ouest les plus prometteurs dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables et de l’efficacité énergétique. Cette initiative a été parrainée par le Programme d’investissement régional des énergies renouvelables de l’Agence américaine pour le développement international (USAID), le Centre pour les énergies renouvelables et l’efficacité énergétique de la CEDEAO (CEREEC) et le Réseau de conseil pour le financement privé de l’Initiative pour les technologies climatiques. La Banque ouest-africaine pour le développement (BOAD) et la Société africaine de biocarburants et d’énergies renouvelables (ABREC), filiale de la Banque d’investissement et de développement de la CEDEAO (BIDC), complètent le cercle des partenaires stratégiques. read more

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MOZAMBIQUE – Italy funds university research

ROME, Italy, March 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Young researchers from Mozambique presented “Biotechnology for Health” and “The Genetic Characterisation of Populations”, at the first symposium of biotechnologies masters of the Eduardo Mondlane University. The symposium was organized within the context of the training and continuing education programme of the biotechnology centre funded by the Italian government, Sardegna Research and the Universities of Rome, Pisa and Sassari, for an overall sum of €1.6 million. read more

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Hani Alami, CEO, Coolnet, is speaking about wireless networks on Day One of the Broadband MEA conference, taking place from the 19-20 March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE.

Hani Alami, CEO, Coolnet, is speaking about wireless networks on Day One of the Broadband MEA conference, taking place from the 19-20 March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the show we speak with him about the impact of Coolnet on the region and the benefits of operating a wide area Wi-Fi network…. read more

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Russia and Siberia – Investments in the billions to the energy industry

2nd elcom Rossija from 17 to 19 September 2013 with focus on the future’s energy mix read more

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How to manage the mobile revolution

ITWeb Events Director Angela Mace notes serious concerns among CIOs and business management over the issues of embracing enterprise mobility in a manageable and secure way. read more

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