Monthly Archives: September 2015
Zebra Technologies Named a Visionary in Gartner 2015 Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure Magic Quadrant
Positioning based on completeness of vision and ability to execute
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Oral Williams, visited Lilongwe September 16–30, 2015 to conduct discussions for the 2015 Article IV Consultations,and to discuss progress under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.At the end of the mission, Mr. Williams issued the following statement:
Kentebe meets Shell, Statoil, Oando Energy Resources and GE Oil & Gas to Discuss Nigerian Content and Wealth Creation
International tourism demand made steady progress between January and April 2015 with tourist arrivals increasing up to 4% worldwide according to the latest the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report. Almost all continents enjoyed strong growth which is forecasted to grow hosting close to 500 million tourists expected to travel overseas.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Mr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, IMF Mission Chief for São Tomé and Principe, visited São Tomé and Príncipe from September 23-29, 2015, to discuss recent economic developments and support the preparation of the 2016 budget. The IMF Executive Board approved approved a new three-year, SDR 4.44 million (about US$6.2 million) Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement on July 13, 2015 (see Press Release No. 15/336), to support São Tomé and Príncipe’s medium-term economic program.
Le forum de financement des PME «AFRICA SME CHAMPIONS FORUM», se tiendra du 17 au 18 NOVEMBRE 2015, à NAIROBI- KENYA, au SAFARI PARK HOTEL
Ivanhoe Mines’ Louis Watum says “this is the best time for mines to invest and seek operational efficiencies to remain competitive”
Ivanhoe Mines diamond sponsors at leading DRC mining events
The biggest challenges facing human capital management and HR practitioners include becoming a strategic partner in business and securing employee engagement, it emerged at the annual HR Summit and Expo Africa 2015.
Computer fraud is a big issue today, but it extends beyond simple data fraud and now includes financial fraud too. It’s something that Wonga SA became aware of a year or so ago when some unscrupulous “shamsters” tried to heist the Wonga name and use it for their own fraudulent purposes.
Une mission des services du FMI conduite par M. Cheikh Anta Gueye a séjourné à Niamey du 14 au 28 septembre 2015 pour mener les discussions portant sur les sixième et septième revues du programme appuyé par un accord du FMI au titre de la Facilité Elargie de Crédit (FEC), approuvé par le Conseil d’administration du FMI le 16 mars 2012 (voir le Communiqué de presse no 12/90). La mission a aussi discuté de la requête des autorités pour une augmentation de l’accès aux ressources du Fonds fiduciaire pour la réduction de la pauvreté et pour la croissance ainsi que l’extension du programme pour une période d’un an.
“The Nigerien authorities and the IMF team reached a staff-level agreement for completing the sixth and seventh reviews of the ECF-supported program. Subject to approval by IMF management and the Executive Board, the government’s policies could be supported with a disbursement of SDR 39 million (about CFAF 32 billion). Executive Board consideration is expected in November 2015.
Prices and market shares are known for being unpredictable and volatile. However when they are analysed thoroughly,there are opportunities to gain large profits for anyone willing to make an investment. Working out how much risk is involved is imperative, as is weighing that risk against the potentialreturns. It is also vital to rememberthat external events can also cause market shares to fluctuate.