Daily Archives: July 21, 2014

African Universities challenged to adapt to technological innovations and leverage agricultural transformation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Union Commission Chairperson, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has challenged Universities to adapt to technological innovations and to catch up quickly with the rest of the world. Emphasizing the critical role of the Universities in producing knowledge, research, technologies and innovations, Dr. Dlamini Zuma said:”Africa must invest much more in education, science, research and technology to meet its own development targets, and claim its stake in the world and knowledge economy. It must also strengthen collaboration between universities and industry; and accelerate intra-African research and scientific cooperation.” read more

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Opening a new bank account made simple by new solution

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Iran Telecoms and IT Global Summit 2014

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African Central Bank data now available from AFED

Exchange Data International (EDI), a global provider of specialised financial information to market participants, announces the enhancement of its online African Financial and Economic Data service – AFED. The Service now includes African Central Bank economic data reported directly from source. read more

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SME Survey 2014: Location, location, location – it still matters

City slickers really do have it better than country folk, at least where the profitability of their businesses is concerned. That’s one of the surprise findings of SME Survey 2014, which has revealed that businesses in cities, or headquartered in cities, are more likely to be profitable than those located in smaller towns or rural areas. read more

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FAO warns of fruit bat risk in West African Ebola epidemic

Organization working to help prevent transmission of deadly virus from wildlife to humans in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone read more

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Le danger des chauve-souris frugivores dans l’épidémie d’Ebola en Afrique de l’Ouest

La FAO est à pied d’œuvre en Guinée, au Libéria et en Sierra Leone pour empêcher la transmission du virus mortel à l’homme
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L’Afrique Centrale discute à Libreville les Points d’Echange Internet Régionaux

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, 21 juillet 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Aujourd’hui, lundi 21 juillet 2014, marque l’ouverture de l’atelier sur les Points d’Echange Internet Régionaux et les Exploitants Internes Régionaux, organisé par la Commission de l’Union Africaine en partenariat avec la Communauté Economique des Etats de l’Afrique Centrale (CEEAC). read more

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Le plus grand salon de l’énergie en Afrique et dans le pourtour méditerranéen se penche sur la compensation industrielle

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SolarWorld powers Handball in South Africa

SolarWorld, the market leader of solar energy systems in Africa, is sponsoring a six-week ‘Handball Roadshow’ in South Africa. It is part of a Sports Cooperation Programme of the German Olympic Sports Confederation in partnership with PLAY HANDBALL ZA, the South African Handball Federation and the Western Cape Handball Association. read more

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Fiona Hyslop, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs joins Commonwealth Government Ministers and High Commissioners from Cameroon, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda as well as delegates from Commonwealth Universities, NGOs and the oil and gas industry at the first Commonwealth Conference on Energy, Equity and Development in Scotland, organised jointly by African Forum Scotland and the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Sustainable International Development. read more

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