Daily Archives: October 6, 2015
Ghana’s entry today into the OECD Development Centre marks a significant stride in support of the country’s inclusive growth and development strategy. It also deepens the Centre’s global representativeness and institutional cooperation with pan-African arenas as it welcomes its 9th African member country.
South Africa has retained its position in the 2015 Ibrahim Index on Africa Governance. In the 2015 Index, South Africa has retained its rank of 4 of 54 countries assessed in the Index.
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Ana Lucía Coronel, IMF Mission Chief and Senior Resident Representative in Uganda, visited Kampala from September 24 to October 5, 2015, to conduct the fifth review of Uganda’s economic program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI).
The Republic of Congo, Gabon and Madagascar sign the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration
During the 2015 Treaty Event, “Seventy Years of Multilateral Treaty Making at the United Nations,” held at United Nations Headquarters in New York (28 September – 1 October 2015), Gabon, the Republic of Congo and Madagascar signed the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (the “Mauritius Convention on Transparency”), respectively on 29, 30 September and 1 October.
The Government of Equatorial Guinea and FAO signed today a $31.5 million partnership agreement to promote agricultural development in Equatorial Guinea, over the next seven years.
La Guinée équatoriale et la FAO ont signé aujourd’hui un accord pour la mise en œuvre d’un Programme de partenariat de 31,5 millions de dollars visant à promouvoir le développement agricole en Guinée équatoriale pour les sept années à venir.
Infinera Unifies End-to-End Product Portfolio and Introduces New Platforms for Surging Metro 100G Market
Sunnyvale, Calif., – Oct. 6, 2015 – Infinera introduced a new unified Intelligent Transport Network product portfolio to address the surge in demand forecast for metro 100 gigabit per second (Gb/s) packet-optical networking solutions in 2016. Mobile, video and cloud-based services are driving a transformation of metro packet-optical networks from 10 Gb/s to 100 Gb/s, and industry analysts forecast a surge in demand for metro 100 Gb/s in 2016. The new portfolio unifies Infinera’s long-haul DTN-X platforms with metro packet-optical solutions obtained through the acquisition of Transmode and introduces three new platforms to the DTN-X Family, enabling the company to address the entire wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) market from long-haul to metro access. IHS Research forecasts the end-to-end WDM market will top $15 billion by 2019.
JLL expects a significant evolution in the hotel real estate sector as global investors increasingly scrutinise the continent’s potential