Daily Archives: May 28, 2013

Asian leaders to address 2013 World Energy Congress

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New 1-day plastics conference launches to acclaim in Johannesburg

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The 2013 Africa Oil & Gas Awards will take place alongside the Southern Africa Oil & Gas Summit 2013

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Potentiel considérable du manioc pour l’agriculture du XXIème siècle / La FAO propose un système d’exploitation durable pour satisfaire la demande en augmentation

ROME, Italie, 28 mai 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Produire plus avec moins, le système d’exploitation agricole respectueux de l’environnement soutenu par la FAO, peut augmenter durablement les rendements du manioc de 400 % et faire de cet aliment de base des populations pauvres une culture du XXIème siècle, a indiqué aujourd’hui la FAO.
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Cassava’s huge potential as 21st Century crop / FAO offers sustainable farming model to meet increased demand

ROME, Italy, May 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Save and Grow, an environmentally-friendly farming model promoted by FAO, can sustainably increase cassava yields by up to 400 percent and help turn this staple from a poor people’s food into a 21st Century crop, FAO said today.
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Canada supports women’s economic empowerment in Ethiopia

OTTAWA, Canada, May 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Senator Salma Ataullahjan, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, announced support today for the Women Entrepreneurship Development Program in Ethiopia. Empowering women to contribute to, and benefit from, economic growth, is aligned with Canada’s Sustainable Economic Growth Strategy. Senator Ataullahjan made the announcement at the African Women Trade and Investment Opportunities Conference.
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Le Canada soutient l’autonomisation économique des femmes en Éthiopie

OTTAWA, Canada, 28 mai 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ La sénatrice Salma Ataullahjan, au nom de l’honorable Julian Fantino, ministre de la Coopération internationale, a annoncé aujourd’hui le soutien du Canada au Programme de développement de l’entrepreneuriat des femmes en Éthiopie. Donner aux femmes les moyens de contribuer à la croissance économique, et d’en profiter, est un élément qui est harmonisé à la stratégie du Canada sur la croissance économique durable. La sénatrice a fait cette annonce à l’occasion de la Conférence sur les opportunités d’échanges commerciaux et d’investissement pour les Africaines.
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AfDB boosts food and agriculture sector development project in The Gambia

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Letting vs buying (commercial) property: Erwin Rode – Rode & Associates

It all depends on the return you can generate in your own business.

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Consumers drowning in debt; GDP shocks: Russell Lamberti – ETM Analytics

‘We in South Africa…are very much addicted to credit.’

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Market news: David Shapiro (Sasfin); Peter Major (Cadiz) & Feroz Basa (Omigsa Electus)

Markets; gold and platinum rescue plan; and thoughts on African Bank.

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SA stocks ride higher

On global rush for equities.

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US home prices accelerate the most in seven years

Consumer confidence rises in May.

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Zim minister: economy shrinking on vote uncertainty

Parliament dissolves on June 29, vote to follow.

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