Monthly Archives: August 2014

Zimbabwe facing challenges in controlling veld-fires:EMA

Zimbabwe is facing challenges and not doing well to control veldfires resulting in the loss of at least 1 million hectares of forests on an annual,basis, according to Steady Kangata, Environmental Management Agency (EMA) Publicity and Education Manager at a recent media tour in Manicaland province. read more

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Ethiopia: Desalegn’s Distraction? An Analysis of Recent Developments

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Le Swaziland mise sur l’agriculture commerciale / Une initiative du gouvernement cible des milliers d’agriculteurs avec le soutien de l’UE et de la FAO

Dans le cadre d’une initiative de grande envergure visant à relancer l’agriculture, le gouvernement du Swaziland, l’Union européenne et la FAO ont aidé plus de 20 000 petits exploitants agricoles à produire davantage de nourriture de meilleure qualité et à se connecter à de nouveaux marchés pour devenir un moteur clé du développement du pays. read more

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Swaziland is moving towards commercial farming / EU-FAO backed government initiative has put thousands of farmers on a new track

In a major effort to revitalize agriculture here, the government, the European Union and FAO have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more, higher-quality food and connect with new markets. Agriculture is on its way to become a key driver of Swaziland’s development. read more

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DRC Oil & Gas Forum to focus on risks, rewards

Companies planning to venture into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) oil & gas sector will have a chance to understand the level of risks and opportunities in a major forum that will be addresses by Dr Amy G. Lehman, founder and CEO of the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic (LTFHC). read more

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Ebola virus disease update – West Africa

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Epidemiology and surveillance read more

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CSR West Africa Summit

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Investors and developers to gather in Cape Town to discuss financing options for power projects across the continent

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The impact of Movitel on ICT in Mozambique

Nguyen Thai Khang – Head of ICT division – ICTNews (, Chairman of The Vietnam ICT Press Club. read more

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Expat Care now comes for Free

Health officials and individuals can now access valuable medical information after technology firm Expat Inc announced it will offer its ‘Expat Care’ solution for free. read more

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World Panel Zambia, Ltd. Celebrates Official Launch of Solar Chargers

Fast, Durable, and Portable Solar Phone Charger to Empower All Regions of COMESA read more

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There’s no such thing as a 10-page website

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Canadian Government Works With the Private Sector to Accelerate Sustainable Economic Growth in Developing Countries

Minister Paradis chairs first meeting of steering committee on redesigning development finance read more

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Le gouvernement du Canada travaille de concert avec le secteur privé afin d’accélérer la croissance économique durable dans les pays en développement / Le ministre Paradis préside la première réunion du Comité directeur de l’Initiative de refonte du financement du développement

OTTAWA, Canada, 26 août 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Aujourd’hui, l’honorable Christian Paradis, ministre du Développement international et de la Francophonie, a présidé la première réunion du Comité directeur de l’Initiative de refonte du financement du développement (IRFD), un projet international conjoint du Forum économique mondial (FEM) et du Comité d’aide au développement de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (CAD de l’OCDE). read more

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