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.”
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.
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.
Organization working to help prevent transmission of deadly virus from wildlife to humans in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
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
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).
Le plus grand salon de l’énergie en Afrique et dans le pourtour méditerranéen se penche sur la compensation industrielle
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.
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.