Daily Archives: May 11, 2015

Day two of Aviation Africa 2015 focuses on open skies

Day two of the Aviation Africa 2015 two-day summit and exhibition is under way at the Le Meridien Hotel in Dubai. read more

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Thousands of references later JUMIA continues to dominate e-commerce in Côte d’Ivoire

JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire (https://www.jumia.ci) undertook the relocation of its Treichville warehouse to a brand new, twice as large storage facility warehouse, in the industrial zone of Koumassi; a suburb of Abidjan. Operations at the new warehouse are scheduled to start today. Motivated employees, a new working environment, and a high-tech warehouse: all the ingredients to maintain JUMIA’s success are there. read more

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Des milliers de références plus tard, JUMIA continue de dominer le e-commerce en Côte d’Ivoire

Deux ans après sa création JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire (https://www.jumia.ci) ne s’est jamais aussi bien porté. Pour preuve le week-end dernier, l’entreprise a déménagé son entrepôt de Treichville vers un entrepôt flambant neuf deux fois plus grand, se situant dans la commune de Koumassi-Abidjan. Le nouvel entrepôt rentre en service dès aujourd’hui. read more

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‘XIUS AMPLIO’ Launched in Africa to Accelerate Telecom and Internet Providers Data Revenues

Demonstrates improvement in data ARPU from 25% up to 90% through analytics, application and action read more

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Banking Africa’s Unbanked – Time For A Reality Check

By Vahid Monadjem, CEO of Nomanini read more

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Eskom’s Acting CEO Brian Molefe to open African Utility Week as Cape Town becomes Africa’s energy capital this week

“The industry has welcomed the appointment” read more

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EAPIC returns to Nairobi with new venue, new awards but the same regional power focus

East African power professionals pre-meet for EAPIC at AUW in Cape Town this month read more

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IOM Supports Youth Employment in Somalia

IOM has concluded a ten-month life skills training for 206 displaced young people in Baidoa, South Central Somalia. The project, which was implemented in collaboration with the Rural Education and Agriculture Development Organization (READO), started on 1 July 2014 and was funded by the Common Humanitarian Fund. read more

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Innotribe announces the winners of the 2015 Startup Challenge Showcase in Cape Town

From left to right: Fabio Mafioli, SWIFT; Pieter Wasserfall, ZAQ; Peter Fallows, 2Quins; Johannes Hamman, 2Quins; Francis van Bever, SWIFT; Keet van Zyl, YueDiligence; Andrew Cook, Notafy; Andrew Burns, Notafy; Allan Nwakatungu, Intel World and Kevin Johnson, SWIFT. read more

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IMF – Guinea

An IMF mission led by Abdoul Aziz Wane visited Conakry during April 23-May 8, 2015, to conduct discussions on the sixth review of the authorities program supported by an arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) [i], which was approved by the IMF Executive Board on February 24, 2012 for SDR 128.52 million. The mission met with finance minister Mohamed Diaré, central bank governor Lounceny Nabé, planning minister Sékou Traoré, deputy budget minister Ansoumane Condé, and other senior government officials, as well as the banking association. The discussions focused on recent economic developments, growth prospects, and policy implementation, as well as policies and structural reforms for 2015. read more

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IMF – Senegal

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Ali Mansoor visited Senegal from April 24 to May 7, 2015 to conduct discussions with the Senegalese authorities on their economic program, which may be supported by a new three-year IMF arrangement under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI)1. Subject to IMF management approval, the staff-level agreement is expected to be submitted to the IMF Executive Board for its consideration in June 2015. Members of the mission met with H.E. President Macky Sall, Prime Minister Mohammed Dionne and senior government officials, including those in charge of the Plan Sénégal Emergent (PSE), as well as representatives of the banking and private sectors, civil society, and development partners. At the conclusion of the visit, Mr. Mansoor made the following statement: read more

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