Daily Archives: February 24, 2015

Couturieres of TeKay Designs brings royal style to the Heights

New York Fashion Week was elevated to 292 feet in the Heights of Manhattan this season… that is, the uptown Washington Heights district. On February 12th, TeKay Designs, a Houston, Texas based fashion  label presented it’s formal designs of evening and bridal gowns during the Uptown Fashion Week showcase in New York City. The invitation-only event was attended by fashion enthusiasts and dignitaries such as Manhattan’s district 10 Councilman, YDanis Rodriguez and the Executive Director at City University Of New York (CUNY) – Hostos Community College, Ms. Seny Taveras. The United Palace Theater located at 4041 Broadway served as the appropriate backdrop for TeKay’s aesthetic inspiration of royal gowns. read more

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Organisations warned to invest in digital customer engagement in the next two years – or die

Organisations that don’t embrace digital customer engagement channels – that’s web chat, social media, SMS, smart phones and mobile applications, and even video – into their engagement strategies within the next two years, are likely to see their customers jump ship to competitors that do. In fact, the digital customer engagement revolution is here, and is forcing organisations to adapt their customer service strategies, or die. read more

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Nominations for MENASOL Awards 2015 are now open

The Award Winning Middle East & North Africa Solar Conference & Expo is organizing for the first time the MENASOL Awards 2015 to celebrate CSP and PV companies in their effort to develop solar power in the region. read more

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Diebold launches a revolutionary anti-skimming technology to help protect consumers’ assets

CARD FRAUD AT THE ATM IS SERIOUS
NOW IS THE TIME TO STEP UP THE FIGHT
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RiskMap 2015 : le rythme de croissance de l’Afrique subsaharienne a dépassé celui des réformes politiques

Daniel Heal, directeur général en charge de l’Afrique de l’Est au sein de Control Risks read more

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RiskMap 2015: Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth has outpaced political reform

Daniel Heal, Managing Director East Africa, Control Risks read more

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THEnergy study: Renewable energy boosts negotiation position of mining companies toward current energy suppliers

THEnergy study: Renewable energy boosts negotiation position of mining companies toward current energy suppliers read more

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No quick fix to power crisis

While stakeholders scramble to ‘put out fires’ and keep the lights on, SAAEA has warned that there can be no quick fix to South Africa’s power crisis. read more

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New fish drying technology boosts livelihoods in Ivorian towns

Reduces health and food safety hazards, simplifies fish smoking for women processors read more

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Une nouvelle technique de séchage du poisson améliore les revenus des Ivoiriennes

Le four FTT réduit les risques et simplifie le fumage
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IMF Gabon

On February 18, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Gabon. read more

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IMF Liberia

IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 45.6 Million Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and US$ 36.5 Million in Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust for Liberia read more

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SpeedCast announces the acquisition of Geolink Satellite Services and further expansion in Africa

SpeedCast International Limited (“SpeedCast”), a leading global satellite communications service provider, today announced the acquisition of Geolink Satellite Services, a leading provider of satellite communications solutions in the African region, and part of the CETel Group. The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval.  The acquisition will strengthen SpeedCast’s fast growing services for the energy and maritime sectors, enhance its portfolio of mobile satellite solutions, and bolster its capabilities in the African region. read more

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