Daily Archives: March 4, 2014

Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Set To Slash Transaction Costs By Over USD 6 millions

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The 2014 CEM Africa Summit is the only Customer Experience Event to take place in Cape Town

Business professionals are coming together again at the only Customer Experience Event that takes place in Cape Town. Cape Town is a notable tourist destination with a sizeable service sector and this event will bring together delegates from the hospitality industry, particularly airlines and travel operators that cater to tourists as well as services that cater to local customers’ such as financial providers, retailers and telecoms. read more

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“We have been instrumental in the installation and commissioning of 1000s of hectares of irrigation not only in Zambia but throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.”

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“The mission for 2014 is to electrify at least 100 000 rural homes in South Africa.”

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Quilt Map from Timbukone illustrates the variability of sector returns

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UPM and Metropolia proudly present: The Biofore Concept Car drives sustainable change through innovative use of biomaterials

The Biofore Concept Car showcases the use of UPM’s innovative biomaterials in the automotive industry. The majority of parts traditionally made from plastics are replaced with high quality, safe and durable biomaterials, UPM Formi and UPM Grada, which can significantly improve the overall environmental performance of car manufacturing. The Biofore Concept Car is designed and manufactured by students from the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. read more

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Le ministre Fast signe un accord en matière d’investissement avec le Cameroun / L’Accord protégera les entreprises canadiennes et leur offrira de nouvelles occasions d’investir et d’étendre leurs activités

OTTAWA, Canada, 4 mars 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Le ministre du Commerce international, l’honorable Ed Fast, et le ministre camerounais de l’Économie, de la Planification et de l’Aménagement du territoire, M. Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, ont signé aujourd’hui l’Accord sur la promotion et la protection des investissements étrangers (APIE) Canada-Cameroun. La signature a eu lieu à l’occasion du Congrès international, salon professionnel et salon des investisseurs de l’Association canadienne des prospecteurs et entrepreneurs (ACPE) à Toronto.
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IOM Builds Capacity of Somaliland Government with Graduate Internships

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Forty unemployed university graduates hired by an IOM livelihoods programme to work as interns in Somaliland’s local and regional government in Burao and Borama have completed their seven-month internships.
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Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) obtient la première notation financière internationale Moody’s attribue la note A3/P-2

LAGOS, Nigéria, 4 mars 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Africa Finance Corporation (AFC ou la Société) (http://www.africafc.org), une institution financière multilatérale pour le développement basée à Lagos, a obtenu aujourd’hui sa première notation financière internationale par Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s).  Moody’s a attribué à la Société la note A3 (long terme) /P2 (court terme) pour la dette en devise étrangère, plaçant AFC au second rang des institutions financières multilatérales notées dans la catégorie « investment grade » sur le continent africain.  Pour attribuer cette note « investment grade », Moody’s s’est appuyé sur la position solide de la Société en matière d’adéquation de ses fonds propres, la grande qualité de ses actifs et son cadre prudentiel solide qui assure un haut niveau de liquidité, soutenus par une excellente marge bénéficiaire et rétention des bénéfices.  En outre, la position et le cadre de liquidité solides de la Société qui dépassent les exigences des Accords de Bâle III sur la gestion du risque de liquidité atténueront l’impact des chocs économiques extérieurs et permettront de soutenir la croissance prévue.  La perspective concernant la notation est stable.
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Minister Fast Signs Investment Agreement with Cameroon / Agreement will protect Canadian businesses and provide new opportunities for them to invest and grow

OTTAWA, Canada, March 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, Cameroon’s Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development, today signed the Canada-Cameroon Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA). The signing took place at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) International Convention, Trade Show and Investors Exchange in Toronto.
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ASCENDIS HEALTH ANNOUNCES HALF YEAR RESULTS

04 March 2014 – JSE Ltd listed Ascendis Health announced their maiden results for half year ended 31st of December 2013. read more

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Casablanca, Capitale de l’entrepreneuriat africain

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Le Canada amorce les pourparlers sur la protection des investissements avec le Kenya

OTTAWA, Canada, 4 mars 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Le ministre du Commerce international, l’honorable Ed Fast, et le président du Comité sénatorial permanent de l’agriculture, des terres et des ressources naturelles du Kenya, M. Lenny Kivuti, annoncent le lancement des négociations d’un accord sur la promotion et la protection des investissements étrangers (APIE) avec le Kenya. Cette annonce a été faite à l’occasion du Congrès international, salon professionnel et salon des investisseurs de l’Association canadienne des prospecteurs et entrepreneurs.
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