Daily Archives: March 30, 2016

DRC Mining Week: “We believe in this sector and in this country”

DRC Minister of Mines Martin Kabwelulu Labilo at opening session in Lubumbashi in June read more

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Invest Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone’s only annual investment forum returns to London

Invest Sierra Leone, the only annual forum dedicated to encouraging investment into Sierra Leone, returns to London on 5 May 2016.  Endorsed by the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA), Invest Sierra Leone is a not-for-profit collaboration between Freetown Insight magazine, Sierra Leone’s only business journal, and leading global law firm – Herbert Smith Freehills LLP. read more

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AHIF Togo is now happening on June 21-22 in Radisson Blu Hotel 2 Fevrier in Lomé. Have a look here: http://bit.ly/1PfRqmT #AHIF16

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The Warmest Hospitable Town Gambela

Situated 844 kilometers west of Addis Ababa hiking in Gambela is one of the biggest trophies you can have on your travel wall of fame. Gambela is one of Ethiopia’s underrated cities. Tourism is still fairly minimal in this town, but there’s so much to discover. If you get off the beaten path and visit the road less travelled in the warmest Gambela, you surely won’t be let down observing its authenticity, exclusive culture and sightseeing that will leave you in awe. read more

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Energy and Environment Partnership Southern and East Africa announces opening of its 12th and 13th Call for Proposal

As a challenge fund, the Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with Southern and East Africa (EEP S&EA) (http://www.EEPAfrica.org) is seeking high-quality applications for projects in the two regions that can contribute to the reduction of poverty by promoting inclusive and job-creating green economy and by improving energy security while mitigating global climate change. EEP is jointly funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (lead donor), the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) while the EEP Coordination Office (ECO) is hosted by KPMG. read more

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Aspiration to Make Ethiopia Top Five Destination in Africa

Tourism is a booming industry in developing countries with ever increasing market share that account for two-thirds of globally sought destinations. In Ethiopia only, the industry generates $2.9 billion annually creating close to a million jobs covering 4.5% of the GDP. read more

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Ethiopia Topping East Africa’s Economic Growth

Ethiopia has been praised for being one of the fastest growing countries not only from the continent but in the world. Ethiopia’s economy grew by 8.7% during 2015 and is expected to grow by 8.1% in 2016, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates. read more

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New dates for AHIF in Togo: 21-22 June

The new dates for the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Togo have been announced and the event will now take place on 21-22 June 2016. read more

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Signature of a funding agreement for the OSFACO project

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Signature de la convention de financement du projet OSFACO

MTN notes reports out of Nigeria

Johannesburg – MTN Group has noted reports out of Nigeria about the fine imposed on MTN Nigeria by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). read more

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