Daily Archives: September 11, 2015

Frost & Sullivan Recognises MainOne for Providing Advanced Data Centre Infrastructure in West Africa

MainOne’s Product Manager, Data Centre, Vremudia Oghene-Ruemu, receives the 2015 Nigerian Data Centre Customer Value Leadership Award, from Hendrik Malan, Operations Director, Frost and Sullivan, Africa in South Africa. read more

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Doing tourism business in Africa

By Ms.Evelyn Mahlaba, Regional Director: Africa at South African Tourism read more

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Community Stabilization Project Launched in Central African Republic

Following a series of  meetings with local government leaders, IOM yesterday (10/9) launched the European Union-funded Community Stabilization for At-Risk Communities project (SIRIRI) in Boda, Central African Republic (CAR). read more

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ICT modernisation becomes an imperative for South Africa’s mid-market

Many mid-sized South African organisations continue to rely on manual business processes and legacy systems to run their operations. This approach is out of step with a world in which customers are empowered with a range of mobile and digital technologies. read more

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Organisational culture key to women empowerment

It’s every employee’s responsibility to embrace transformation, says Vanessa Olver, Deputy CEO of Business Connexion read more

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HR as a business driver in focus at HR Summit and Expo Africa 2015

The HR Summit and Expo Africa 2015 will be staged from 28 September to 1 October at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Johannesburg. This event will feature insights from key international and regional thought leaders and examine the global environment, business trends impacting HR, and winning practices to attract, engage and retain talent in Africa. read more

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United action needed to stem illegal timber trade in the Congo Basin

Congo Basin governments and their main timber trading partners must take concrete action to tackle illegal logging according to Greenpeace Africa. read more

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Une action coordonnée est urgente pour éradiquer le commerce de bois illégal dans le Bassin du Congo

Les gouvernements des pays du Bassin du Congo et leurs principaux partenaires commerciaux du bois doivent prendre des mesures concrètes pour lutter contre l’exploitation forestière illégale selon Greenpeace Afrique. read more

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Infrastructure and Migration: Prevention vs. Reaction

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Infrastructure et migration : prévention ou réaction ?

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Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit to Conduct the Second Review of Zimbabwe’s Staff-Monitored Program

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Domenico Fanizza visited Harare from August 31 to September 11, 2015 to conduct the second review under the 15-month Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) approved by Management in November 2014 (see Press Release No. 14/504). The mission reached a staff level agreement on policies for completion of the second review. read more

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Illicit Financial Flows: Major Hurdle to Achieving Sustainable Development Goal #4 — Ensuring Quality Education

Analysis of illicit financial flows (IFFs) in the poorest nations shows that from 2008-2012 IFFs swamped national education spending in many countries. The IFF/Education Spending ratios (see below) give an indication of the problem some countries will face in achieving Sustainable Development Goals #4. GFI President Raymond Baker said that the UN commitment to “substantially reduce” IFFs in target 16.4 “is a welcome advance in the fight to curtail the damage illicit flows inflict on children around the globe.” read more

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New tool for corporate bond credit analysis reveals significant water scarcity risk

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