Daily Archives: September 2, 2015

IMF Staff Completes 2015 Article IV Mission to Lesotho

MASERU, Lesotho, September 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ An IMF Article IV mission visited Maseru from August 20 – September 2.The mission met with the Honorable Ministers of Finance, Development Planning, Public Service, Education and Training, and Health, Honorable Chairpersons of several Parliamentary Committees, the Governor of the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL), the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the National University of Lesotho (NUL), other Government and CBL officials, NUL faculty and students, and representatives of the financial sector, private sector, the Council of Church Leaders, civil society, and international development partners. At the end of the mission Mr. Dunn, the mission chief, issued the following statement: read more

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A great opportunity for African Decision-makers, Experts, Service Providers and the User Community to exchange views

The first Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) kick started in Kenya from 31st August – 4th September 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The Forum discussed how Earth Observation data through the MESA Project supports policy, planning and decision making at the national, regional and continental level in Africa. read more

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Africa is projected to have just one low income country by 2050

Large infrastructure gaps, climate change, high speed of urbanization, and a youthful and rapidly growing population will influence the future pace of growth read more

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Road Construction Towards Development

Urban transportation has never been up to the demand of the African people due to a lack of accessibility and inadequate investments in the sector. On the second most populous continent, the quality of vehicles is rather low and unsafe and continues to be the great challenge. read more

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XIV World Forestry Congress: Durban, South Africa, 7–11 September 2015

Launch of Global Forest Resources Assessment 2015 – President Zuma to open congress – Vision 2050 for forests and forestry read more

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Jovago Launches Mobile App

Africa’s leading hotel-booking website Jovago announced a new mobile application that allows customers access their vast inventory of 25,000 hotels in Africa on and offline. The self-developed Jovago.com Hotels Booking, is a free mobile application for the customer-base, and is immediately available on the Google Play Store to the entire community of Android users. The app demonstrates the company’s commitment to focusing on mobile solutions and developing trendy mobile applications that help improve customer experience when searching for hotels to book. read more

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Islamic Finance is an Ideal tool of Financial Inclusion

Poverty problems can be resolved effectively through Islamic Microfinance: Zubair Mughal read more

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Awash Valley Where It All Began

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SA’s leading Procurement & inbound Supply Chain Indaba

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State Visit by Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila to China

Overview of Sino-Congolese Commercial Relations read more

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Visite officielle du Président de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) Joseph Kabila en Chine

Présentation des relations commerciales sino-congolaises read more

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Egypt / Al Jazeera trial: UN rights expert condemns sentence, urges immediate release of detained journalists

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye, today condemned the three-year sentences handed down by an Egyptian court against journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Bahar Mohamed and Peter Greste. The expert called for the immediate release of Mr. Fahmy and Mr. Mohamed, who remain in detention. read more

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African Caucus garante apoio financeiro

Joseph Tucker, do Fundo Monetário Internacional, ao apresentar a “Declaração de Luanda”)
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The 3rd China International Aggregates Industry Technology Forum China International Block & Brick Equipment Exhibition 2016 (BBE2016)

Date: March 9-11,2016 read more

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