Daily Archives: April 26, 2015

EdTech Europe 2015

When: June 18th 2015 read more

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A good time to celebrate Wangari Maathai’s vision

Before she passed on, the Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai left an enduring legacy. The Green Belt Movement (GBM), a grassroots organisation she founded to eradicate poverty through environmental conservation, reached a significant milestone: planting over 50 million trees in Africa. read more

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Critical issues provide food for thought at FHWA conference: 20 – 21 May 2015

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Though Still A Remote Possibility, A Hillary Clinton Presidency Will Likely Bust wide Open the debate on China`s involvement In Africa

“Africa must beware of “new colonialism” as China extends ties there and focus on partners able to help build productive capacity on the continent”, said Hillary during her term as Secretary of State on a visit to Zambia in 2011. This statement lays bare America`s general disapproval of China`s growing influence in Africa at its expense, as the Americans see Sino-African relations as largely exploitative with Africa being the disadvantaged partner. Them, they argue have the continent`s interests at heart and want to work for sustainable development in Africa, a concept far off China`s radar the Americans contend. Having recently announced her candidacy for the race for the White House in 2016, and having a more than realistic chance of winning the election, will a Hillary Clinton Presidency signal a turning of the tide for relations between China, the USA and Africa? read more

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Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2015 will be held in collaboration with the European Investment Bank and will be heading to Africa for the first time

This year’s Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF2015) will focus on “Access to Finance & Entrepreneurship” and will be organized in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) between the 24 and 26 November 2015. read more

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Are you ready for Google Algorithm Changes?

Google made changes to Google Algorithm that has major impact on business. First it is very good news to consumers. As from the 21st of April, how mobile friendly your website is will play a major role in terms of how it’s ranked. All websites that are not mobile friendly will be ranked lower. What it means is that companies that are not mobile friendly will lose almost about a third of the searches. That will inevitably have a knock on effect on business. read more

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Kenya and Rwanda Are Competing to Become East Africa’s Medical Tourism Hub

Varied market forces lead to an increased need for specialised healthcare services read more

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Future Interiors Qatar

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