Daily Archives: December 2, 2015

Three more countries pledge to join Africa’s solar revolution

Ghana, Malawi and Rwanda are the latest countries to join the Energy Africa campaign, International Development Minister Nick Hurd has announced. read more

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71% of IT Decision Makers in South Africa Report Concerns Over Insufficient Wireless Protection, According to Fortinet Survey

The new survey from Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) (Fortinet.com), the global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, reveals that insufficient wireless security is a concern for 71% of the Information Technology Decision Makers (ITDMs); hardly surprising given that 29% of the enterprise wireless networks put in place for internal employees, do not have the basic security function of authentication in place. read more

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South Africa’s gambling revenues projected to rise to R30 billion in 2019: PwC report

Gambling revenues improved in Africa in 2014, despite challenging and weakening economies. Gross gambling revenues in South Africa posted their second-largest annual increase over the past five years, with casinos taking the largest share of this growth by rising 4.5% over the prior year. Overall, gross gambling revenues in South Africa rose by R2.1 billion in 2014. South African gross gambling revenues across most sectors of the market(excluding the National Lottery), are expected to expand from R23.9 billion in 2014 to R30.3 billion in 2019, a 4.8% compound annual increase. read more

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Overstretched entrepreneurs say they can’t find time for innovation

Small business owners are too busy to come up with new ideas read more

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African printing industry can immensely benefit from SGI Dubai 2016

International Expo Consults (IEC) stated that the African printing industry stakeholders can immensely benefit by visiting the (Sign and Graphic Imaging) SGI Dubai 2016 trade show. The event will showcase the innovative products and services from various exhibitors from across the globe under a unified platform. As per the Smithers Pira report the printing revenues in Middle East and Africa are set to touch US$26 billion in 2018. read more

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Corruption on the rise in Africa poll as governments seen failing to stop it

Transparency International estimates 75 million Africans paid a bribe in the past year read more

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La corruption gagne du terrain et les gouvernements sont impuissants à enrayer le phénomène, d’après le sondage d’opinion mené en Afrique

Transparency International estime que 75 millions d’Africains ont versé un pot-de-vin au cours de l’année dernière read more

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African Union’s Department of Infrastructure and Energy organizes Training Workshop on Advanced Small Hydropower Systems

The African Union Commission, Department of Infrastructure and Energy conducted a Training Workshop on Advanced Small Hydropower (SHP) Systems for Member States from 22nd to 27th November 2015 in Cairo, Egypt. This Training Workshop is the third in a series of capacity building activities on hydropower systems for energy experts in African countries. read more

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Sage financial targets achieved with momentum for sustainable growth

Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs. Sage began as a small business in the UK 30 years ago and over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy. read more

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The Africa Pavilion at COP21 official opens on a high note

“Africa’s message for this Summit is clear” read more

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Bosch Packaging Technology at the forefront of developing the coffee industry in Ethiopia

German multinational the Bosch Group (Bosch.com) hosted the ground breaking 1st International Coffee Processing and Packaging Round Table in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Friday. read more

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Intense Technologies Wins South Africa’s Most Prestigious Technology Top 100 Award

Intense Technologies (BSE: 532326), a global enterprise software products company, is proud to announce that it received Technology Top 100 (TT100) award for excellence in the category of Management of Technology at Innovation Awards Program held in Pretoria, South Africa. read more

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Eritrea: Refugees fleeing indefinite conscription must be given safe haven

The huge number of young people fleeing indefinite national service in Eritrea is adding to the global refugee crisis. These people have the right to international protection, a new report from Amnesty International has found. read more

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Uganda hosts the continental consultative meeting for the review of the Pan African Investment Code (PAIC)

The Continental Consultative meeting for the review of the Pan African Investment Code (PAIC) commenced in Kampala, Uganda attended Member States experts to discuss and adopt the draft Pan African Investment Code (PAIC)In his opening statement, Mr. Djamel Ghrib, Head of Private Sector, Investment and Resource Mobilization Division at the African Union Commission (AUC), who represented the Commissioner for Economic Affairs African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Anthony Maruping, stressed the fact that, the development of the PAIC is based on the idea that national, regional and continental dimensions have been taken into consideration in order to propose a conducive legal environment to increase the flow of investments in Africa and facilitate intra-African trade while promoting cross-border investment. read more

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