Daily Archives: September 22, 2015

Illicit Financial Flows: Significant Impediment to Achieving Sustainable Development Goal #6 — Ensuring Healthy Lives

Analysis of illicit financial flows (IFFs) in the poorest nations shows that from 2008 – 2012 IFFs swamped national health spending in many countries.  The IFF/Health Spending ratios provided below give an indication of the challenge some countries will face in achieving Sustainable Development Goals #6. read more

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Fleming Europe: Making Africa a better place to work

THE role of human resources has evolved dramatically over the years and transformed into one of a valuable business partner. There has also been a recent shift towards “talent management” as attracting top talent has become a serious competitive matter demanding attention at the top levels of an organisation. read more

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Nigeria Custom Duties Highest in the World

Prices of Tokunbo Cars Show Continuous Increase read more

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Centrafrique : élections à hauts risques !

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Morocco: A.M. Best to Speak at the 20th Annual African Reinsurance Forum

A.M. Best will present at the African Insurance Organisation’s (AIO) 20th Annual African Reinsurance Forum on “The Importance and Relevance of Credit Ratings in an Emerging Market.” Greg Carter, managing director of analytics—EMEA, will give the presentation on Tuesday, 6 October. read more

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Centurion Law Group Releases Insights on Congo Brazzaville Oil, Gas and Power Industries

In the first edition of its Africa Energy Frontiers series, Centurion Law Group provides insights on one of Central Africa’s most innovative oil, gas and power markets: Congo Brazzaville. Centurion identifies ultra-deepwater oil and gas production, pre-salt discovery and development, oil sands appraisal, and investment in gas production and utilization as Congo Brazzaville’s ‘Energy Frontiers’ – areas of great interest to domestic and international investors. read more

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Tiya House of Undiscovered Clandestine

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Tourism towards Environment Protection

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Digital Trade Endeavoring East African Market

Influencing methods of business activities, mobile phone coverage in East Africa has grown at a staggering rate over the past decade. By the end of 2015, the regional mobile usage is predicted to exceed 3.8 million people. In the same year, penetration would also expand to 85% according to Jovago.com survey. read more

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Angola Joins the Chemical Weapons Convention

Press Statement
John Kirby
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 22, 2015 read more

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Travel to Lagos Bounces Back

Travel to Lagos – dramatically hit in the past year by terrorism, Ebola and collapsing oil prices – is back on track, according to new data revealed by ForwardKeys ahead of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum conference later this month. read more

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Family travel to South Africa hit by new visa rules

New visa rules introduced in South Africa to combat child trafficking are seriously affecting family travel, according to the latest figures from ForwardKeys, which monitors future travel patterns by analysing 14 million reservation transactions each day. read more

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with The Gambia

On September, 18, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation(1) with The Gambia. read more

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Five More Myths About Solar Energy – and the real facts

In an earlier article, Midsummer’s CEO Sven Lindström outlined some of the most common myths about solar power. Here are five more of the most common solar energy myths – coupled with the real facts: read more

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