Daily Archives: October 5, 2015
Signing of first Radisson Blu Residence in Nairobi/Kenya.
The goal of the City of Johannesburg’s Growth and Development Strategy is to create a future city that is people focused, caring, smart, sustainable, democratic, financially successful and institutionally functional. However, Johannesburg’s administration, and its residents face a number of challenges in order to achieve these goals.
Campaign to Engage the Global Renewables Sector to Accelerate Efforts to Leapfrog “Energy as Usual” and Advance Renewable, Decentralized Energy for 1.1 billion Energy Poor
Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to see a recovery in its tourism trade. According to figures from FowardKeys – which monitors future travel patterns by analysing 14 million reservation transactions each day – there was an increase of 6.4% in international arrivals in September, marking a turning point, after 4 years of strong growth were wiped out by the Ebola outbreak, with flight suspensions from August 2014. Bookings for the next six months suggest a sustained recovery. The data shows Arrivals On-The-Book from October 2015 to March 2016 are now running 4% ahead, compared to the same period last year.
A new report by Allied Market Research titled, “3D Printing Market in Emerging Economies (China, India, UAE, Brazil, South Africa) – Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 – 2020”, indicates that the 3D printing market in emerging economies would reach $4.5 billion by 2020 registering CAGR of 37.4% from 2014 to 2020. The additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping process adopted by the leading manufacturing companies would propel the growth of the 3D printing technologies. Amongst the emerging markets, Indiaand China are the most opportunistic regions for the development of 3D printing; therefore, market leaders are looking to capitalize on the prevailing opportunities in these countries.
The Value of Dual Citizenship for African’s Wishing to Take Advantage of Opportunities within the Continent and Abroad
“This is a beacon of hope, showing that even in today’s world with multiple conflicts and growing displacement, it is possible to resolve refugee situations”, UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Volker Türk said.