Daily Archives: June 8, 2015
Recognizing Africa as the next global economic growth factory, Exhibitions India Group (EIG) is now expanding operations into overseas markets, and will bring ‘Convergence India’ series of expositions to Africa working together with Nairobi based Africa EXPOS as “convergence Africa World 2015” at the Oshwal Centre in Nairobi, Kenya on June 17th-19th.
Companies seeking to improve customer experience to boost business may be overlooking a critical component in the mix: staff.
Alongside the biggest mobile phones sale ever held online in AFRICA from June 1 to June 7, JUMIA decided to draw up a comprehensive report on the state of the Smartphone market in Africa. Being a dominant ecommerce platform in 12 countries on the continent, JUMIA is in the front seat to observe the surge in mobile penetration and more recently the massive shift towards smartphones.
Lydia Nsekera, FIFA’s first female executive and Isha Johansen, President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) and the only female president of a Football Association in Africa are joining forces with FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to promote the participation of African women and girls in football through an annual forum on the subject.
Mauritius ratifies the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration
On 5 June, Mauritius ratified the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (the “Mauritius Convention on Transparency”). It is the first State party to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force six months after the date of the third instrument of ratification or accession.
“KNOWLEDGE IS POWER- EMPOWERING WOMEN IN THE ENERGY SECTOR IN SOUTH AFRICA” – A WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN IN ENERGY”
Hollard Insurance has scooped the awards for Commercial and Corporate Insurer of the year at the annual awards of the Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA).
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the seventh review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement (ECF) for Côte d’Ivoire (June 5, 2015). The completion of the review enables the immediate release of the equivalent of SDR 48.78 million (about US$68.36 million), bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to the equivalent of SDR471.54 million (about US$660.84 million). The decision was taken without a formal Board meeting.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Ms. Mercedes Vera Martin visited Nouakchott from May 27 to June 4, 2015. The mission reviewed recent macroeconomic developments and the outlook of the Mauritanian economy, following the Article IV Consultation that concluded in January 2015.
IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Third Reviews for Burkina Faso and Approves US$32.28 Million Disbursement
IMF Staff Concludes Second Review of PLL Visit to Morocco