Daily Archives: July 16, 2014

First Chapter Chairs of the Impact Angel Network Named

A group of private impact angel investors named chapter chairs in Wilmington, Washington, D.C., and Charlotte read more

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Orange to improve Internet connectivity in West Africa through launch of first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence

The Abidjan IP PoP will facilitate the expansion of the African IP Market read more

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Malawi

LILONGWE, Malawi, July 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Tsidi Tsikata, visited Lilongwe from July 7 to 15, 2014 to review recent economic developments, discuss the Government’s policy priorities, and assist with the development of the broad parameters of the Fiscal Year 2014/15 budget. The mission also took stock of program implementation under Malawi’s current Extended Credit Facility arrangement.1 At the end of the mission, Mr. Tsikata issued the following statement: read more

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Sudan: Humanitarian Needs Reach US$982 million

KHARTOUM, Sudan, July 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A significant increase in humanitarian needs in Sudan during the first six months of 2014 has necessitated a revision of the Sudan Response Plan. Aid agencies in Sudan now urgently require $982 million to assist 6.9 million people in need of humanitarian assistance (roughly 20% of Sudan’s population). Humanitarian needs vary to include shelter, protection, nutrition, health, and potable water. read more

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Beauty & Fitness Exhibition, Sudan, 2015

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Beauty & Fitness Exhibition, Kuwait, 2015

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Beauty & Fitness Exhibition

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IMF Concludes Mission on the 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Angola

LUANDA, Angola, July 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Ricardo Velloso, visited Luanda from July 1–14, 2014, to conduct discussions for the 2014 Article IV consultation.1 read more

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Business Connexion Appoints CEO

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President of the Republic of Congo to speak about regional security issues in Africa

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Richard Branson: His Investment In Africa As Entrepreneur

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The 3rd CEM Africa Summit moves customer satisfaction to the top of the agenda

The 3rd Customer Experience Management Africa Summit kicked off last week on the 9th of July 2014. Over 150 senior CX professionals, representing some of the region’s top organisations gathered for the only Customer Experience event that takes place in Cape Town. In his opening keynote, Dr. Pieter Steyn, VP of Customer Research for Barclays Africa discussed The Service Value Chain and its Measures and reflected on the importance of the event in stating that ‘customer satisfaction is a lead indicator in revenue growth’. read more

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Network against illicit financial flows launched in Zimbabwe

A coalition of civil society organizations in Zimbabwe has launched the Zimbabwe Network Against Illicit Financial Flows (ZINAIFF) to improve the legal and institutional governance of national resources for sustainable development, according to a Jonathan Zinyandu representative of African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD). read more

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SA Taxi: Saving is key to business expansion for taxi entrepreneurs

Savings is where the first and second economies meet read more

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