Daily Archives: July 4, 2014

‘Retail Capital’ Aims To Support Small Businesses in South Africa

As the latest South African business studies attest, the country’s businesses have a great failure rate compared to other countries. read more

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African EduWeek showcases latest classroom technology and offers free workshops on the expo floor next week

‘Enabling teachers to teach in a classroom of the future’ read more

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Mining Security & Crisis Management to be discussed on 12-13 November at high-level Summit in Cape Town

Global Summits organiser, IRN, will be hosting the Mining Security & Crisis Management Forum 2014 on 12-13 November 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. read more

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Johannesburg receives top accolade from luxury travellers

Johannesburg International Airport’s Shongololo lounge which showcases some of South Africa’s top designers has been chosen by more than 84 000 consumers as the best luxury airport lounge in the Africa and Middle East region. read more

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4 things you need to know about Brand Guidelines

Chemory Gunko is the managing director and creative director of Dsignhaus, a B2B marketing services agency with in-depth and specialist knowledge in the field of digital marketing. Contact Chemory on chemory@dsignhaus.co.za, visit www.dsignhaus.co.za, follow @dsignhaus on Twitter or join the Facebook page on www.facebook.com/Dsignhaus. read more

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Switzerland and IGAD sign framework agreement on partnership and cooperation

BERN, Switzerland, July 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Swiss ambassador in Ethiopia, Andrea Semadeni, and the executive secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Mahboub Maalim, have signed a framework agreement on partnership and cooperation between Switzerland and IGAD today in Addis Ababa. The agreement, which comes into force with today’s signing, provides for increased cooperation between Switzerland and IGAD in the Horn of Africa in food security, migration, peace and security, as well as in the field of science. read more

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MTN Uganda appeals for stringent laws to prevent theft and vandalism of network infrastructure that affects quality of service

In an effort to safeguard its investments of infrastructure as well as to maintain quality of service, MTN Uganda has called for the institution of stringent laws to help apprehend culprits responsible for persistent damage of its network infrastructure through malicious cuts. The Company has also cautioned Utility companies and companies responsible for Road works with whom MTN shares routes to me mindful of the damages. read more

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Dubai to host unprecedented gathering of global trade leaders

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Empire Aviation Group acquires new Challenger 605 – first EAG managed business jet on charter in Africa

Empire Aviation Group (EAG) the Dubai-based private aviation specialists with one of the largest managed fleets of business jets in the Middle East, has added a new aircraft to its fleet based in Africa, where it now manages six business jets. The latest aircraft – a Challenger 605 model from Canadian manufacturer Bombardier – will be based in Lagos, Nigeria and will be the first of EAG’s managed aircraft in Africa to be offered to the charter market. read more

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SME Survey 2014: A minority, but women SME owners more successful

Johannesburg, July 2014: A small business owned by a women has a better chance of being profitable than one run by a man. That is one of the startling findings of SME Survey 2014, the annual study of factors behind the success of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa. read more

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5th Conference in the Project Management Series: Advanced Project Management for the Utility and Power Generation Industry

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IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Liberia and Approves US$11.4 Million Disbursement

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the third review of Liberia’s economic performance under the three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Liberia. The completion of the review enables the disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 7.382 million (about US$11.4 million), bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to SDR 29.528 million (about US$45.7 million). In completing the review, the Board also granted a waiver for the nonobservance of the floor on government revenue, and modified the targets for end-June net foreign reserves and public sector gross external borrowing. read more

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IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Approves US$3.9 Million Disbursement, and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, July 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On July 3, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund completed the first review of Burkina Faso’s economic performance under a three-year program supported by the IMF’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement, and also concluded the 2014 Article IV Consultation1 with Burkina Faso. The completion of the first review enables the immediate release of an amount equivalent to SDR 2.55 million (about US$3.9 million), bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to an amount equivalent to SDR 5.1 million (about US$7.9 million). read more

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AFRICA PET 2014

AFRICA PET 2014 read more

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