Daily Archives: July 4, 2014
As the latest South African business studies attest, the country’s businesses have a great failure rate compared to other countries.
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’
Mining Security & Crisis Management to be discussed on 12-13 November at high-level Summit in Cape Town
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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.
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.
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.
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.
5th Conference in the Project Management Series: Advanced Project Management for the Utility and Power Generation Industry
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.
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).