Daily Archives: February 11, 2014


11February 2014: Agri-Vie, the private equity fund focused on food and agribusiness investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, has announced a $5 million investment into Kariki Group, a specialist Kenyan flower exporting business. read more

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WAPA predicts the IT landscape in 2014

One of the key objectives of the Wireless Access Providers’ Association (WAPA) is to add value to WAPA membership by providing additional services in line with both the growth of the industry and its members’ needs. The WAPA executive committee, comprising volunteer industry professionals, is therefore constantly monitoring the South African and global landscape, in order to understand the market context and drivers. read more

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La Fondation Rockefeller et la Tony Elumelu Foundation annoncent les lauréats africains du Fonds d’impact pour les innovations et l’économie

Les lauréats ont été choisis à l’issue d’une procédure de sélection très concurrentielle parmi plusieurs centaines de candidats venus de toute l’Afrique
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The Rockefeller Foundation and Tony Elumelu Foundation announce Africa winners of the Impact Economy Innovations Fund

The winners were selected from a highly competitive pool of hundreds of applicants from across Africa
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African Innovation Summit focus on the African Strategy on Science, Technology and Innovation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Dr. Martial De-Paul Ikounga African Union Commissioner for Human Resources Science and Technology presented the African strategy on Science, Technology and innovation, at the Africa Innovation Summit (AIS), held in Cape Verde Island, on the 4th of February 2014. The main objectives of the Summit were to explore and exchange ideas on how to best promote innovation in Africa; harness emerging innovation centres on the continent, link entrepreneurs with potential investors. read more

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Africa urged to prioritize agricultural transformation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ The special meeting of the Permanent Secretaries of Ministries of Agriculture and Local Government and Development Working Group Leaders on the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) National Agriculture Investment Plans ( NAIPs), on Country Post-Compact and Investment Plans Implementation, opened today 11 February 2014, at the African Union Commission Headquarters with a call for African leaders to place agricultural transformation at the top of their agendas.
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Saft’s upgraded Sunica.plus batteries take solar off-grid energy storage to the next level

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