Daily Archives: October 8, 2013

South Africa Investing More On Producing Graduates Of Tomorrow

“The world can only prosper if there are dedicated efforts to invest in the youth.” these are the words of President Jacob Zuma, speaking earlier this year at the Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers.

According to the South African Graduate Recruiters Association 2013 survey, employers continue to strive for new and engaging ways to interact with students in an effort to create a dialogue with students and to help them understand the opportunities on offer. read more

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How to ace translation shopping when you don’t speak the language

Poor commercial translations can lead to costly mistakes. But short of awaiting market feedback, how can you judge quality without knowing the target language? By Françoise Henderson, CEO at Rubric Language Services (www.rubric.com/za)

How important is translation quality? In the age of automation and instant gratification, machine translation (MT) must seem right on the money to many, and indeed we see a creeping tolerance for “good enough” translations in the market.

Of course, this approach can be faulted quite easily. Broadly speaking, MT is good enough for personal use, but when it comes to professional translation content, used for example in television voice-overs or text books, nothing but the best will do. And to achieve that, quality assurance and a human appreciation for elements like nuance and context is essential.
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Rwanda’s Prime Minister officially opens the AgriBusiness Forum 2013 alongside Ministers of Agriculture from Rwanda and Nigeria

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Rocket Internet moving into Real Estate Classifieds

Rocket Internet moving into Real Estate Classifieds
Global rollout of Lamudi real estate platform read more

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Fête de la bière édition 2013: ça commence ce vendredi 11 octobre 2013

De millions d’hectolitres de bières s’apprêtent encore à être consommées à l’occasion de la fête de la bière initiée par la brasserie BB Lomé. read more

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Projet PNIASA : 3ème mission conjointe de la Banque mondiale et du FIDA

Où en est-on avec la mise en œuvre des projets entrant dans la composition du Programme national d’investissement et de la sécurité alimentaire (PNIASA) ? read more

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Africa Continues to Grow Strongly but Poverty and Inequality Remain Persistently High

WASHINGTON, October 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains strong with growth forecasted to be 4.9% in 2013. Almost a third of countries in the region are growing at 6% and more, and African countries are now routinely among the fastest-growing countries in the world, according to the World Bank’s new Africa’s Pulse, a twice-yearly analysis of the issues shaping Africa’s economic prospects.
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Sidel Wins Another Turnkey Bottling Line in Ethiopia with Pepsi Bottler Moha

Getachew Birbo, CEO – Moha, Clive Smith, Zone VP – Sidel GMEA, Harbinder Kathuria, Field Engineering Director – Sidel GMEA, signing the contract for the full RGB line in Ethiopia read more

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London to host first international contemporary African art fair

From 16th to 20th October 2013
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Zebra Technologies to unveil innovations for the Middle East as GCC revenues rise strongly

Pratik Kajaria read more

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Trends driving ICT in South Africa

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ICT Trends in Cairo-Egypt

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MACUFE festival gives Bloemfontein the chance to beat its own drum as a tourist hotspot

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