Daily Archives: July 11, 2014

Katanga Mining Week

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Botswana

GABORONE, Botswana, July 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On July 3, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation 1 with Botswana and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.2 read more

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OECD and FAO see lower farm prices – livestock and biofuels outpacing crop production

ROME, Italy, July 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and urbanisation increases – Special focus on India Agriculture has to provide not just more food for human consumption, but also raw material for industrial purposes, such as biofuels and animal feed. read more

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L’OCDE et la FAO anticipent une baisse des prix agricoles – Elevage et biocarburants devanceront les productions végétales

ROME, Italie, 11 juillet 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Les céréales restent centrales dans l’alimentation humaine mais protéines, matières grasses et sucre occuperont de plus en plus de place dans de nombreuses régions du monde alors que les revenus et le taux d’urbanisation augmentent. Chapitre spécial sur l’Inde. read more

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Top 10 Africa’s Summer Getaway Hotels

Discover Africa: Top 10 Hotels For Your Summer Getaway read more

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Investment in renewable power: reconciling demand for energy with halting or slowing climate change

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How Ramadan impacts consumer online shopping habits

Statistics from JUMIA Egypt reveal changes in shopping trends before and during Ramadan read more

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Allen & Overy advises on a jumbo USD 1.3bn prepayment facility in favour of Glencore Energy UK Ltd

Allen & Overy has acted for the lenders on a jumbo USD 1.3bn prepayment facility in favour of Glencore Energy UK Ltd for advance payments for crude oil purchases from the national oil company of the Republic of Chad, Société des Hydrocarbures du Tchad (SHT). read more

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Perenco Rep says “win-win partnership” with DRC government essential in oil & gas business

iPAD DRC Oil & Gas Forum to gather industry leaders and operators read more

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Frost & Sullivan Commends Mahindra Comviva’s Unique Digital Music Solution that Manages Mobile Service Providers’ Entire Infotainment Services Portfolio

The company has created outstanding customer value by focusing on innovation, excellence and partnerships read more

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Interview with Tom Albanese, CEO, Vedanta Resources Plc and Sesa Sterlite Limited

Animus Online Sustainability Magazine met with Tom Albanese. Tom is the Chief Executive Officer at Vedanta Resources Plc and Sesa Sterlite Limited, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc. Tom was formerly the Chief Executive of Rio Tinto, a global diversified mining company, from May 2007 to January 2013. Tom joined Rio Tinto in 1993 when the company acquired Nerco, where he was Chief Operating Officer. Tom is also on the Board of Directors of Franco Nevada Corporation, a Toronto-based gold-focused royalty and metal streaming company with assets around the world, which he joined in August 2013. Tom holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mineral Economics and a Master’s in Mining Engineering from the University of Alaska. Tom received the ‘Mining Foundation of the Southwest’ 2009 American Mining Hall of Fame Award, for his dedication, knowledge, leadership and inspiration to his peers in the mining industry. In 2009, he joined the Board of Visitors for the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in North Carolina. read more

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Africa mining sector, mining companies, investors to partner in creation of shared value; outcome of Mining on Top 2014

At the just ended, Mining on Top 2014 conference, the tone for creating shared value was set by Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development, Lynne Featherstone MP. read more

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SolarWorld Sun-TV lights up soccer games from SA to Brazil 2014

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Philips strengthens Nigeria’s ambition to improve energy efficiency

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