Daily Archives: June 4, 2014

EU announces new rural electrification projects which will provide access to energy to more than 2 million people in poor rural areas

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ European Commission Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will today reveal the 16 energy projects which will receive €95 million funding, thanks to the EU’s new rural electrification programme. The projects include hydro, wind, solar and biomass projects across nine African countries.
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Tigo, Airtel and Zantel to enable mobile money payments between their customers in Tanzania

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African Union Commission Consult with SADC Member States to discuss on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)

GABORONE, Botswana, June 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ The SADC Consultative meeting on CFTA/BIAT kicked off today. The meeting is organized by the AUC in collaboration with SADC Secretariat and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The objectives of the two days meeting is to facilitate consultations and dialogue between SADC Member states on the CFTA.
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Local businesses should capitalize on Africa’s rising opportunities, says DHL

Sumesh Rahavendra of DHL Express Sub-Saharan (SSA) read more

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Study bad leaders, too, says American expert

South Africa and Africa have been blessed with good leaders, such as Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu, but bad leadership is also a local, regional and continental reality, says American leadership expert Prof Al Gini. read more

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Ericsson mobility report: Mobile internet usage to increase at twice the global rate in five years in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Rapport d’Ericsson sur la mobilité : L’usage d’Internet progressera deux fois plus en Afrique sub-saharienne que dans le reste du monde dans les 5 ans à venir

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AlHuda CIBE Eyes African Islamic Finance Market

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The city of Dallas embraces African fashions and cultural heritage

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Singapour va relancer des liens économiques étroits avec l’Afrique

La troisième édition du Forum économique Afrique Singapour prépare le terrain pour des flux de commerce et d’investissement plus étroits entre les deux marchés
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