Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix, a pioneer in Africa’s Solar Home System market

This investment will contribute to ENGIE’s goal of providing 20 million people around the world with access to decarbonized, decentralized energy by 2020, using the latest digital technologies read more

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Cameroon takes action on three United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Treaties

On 11 October 2017, the Government of Cameroon deposited instruments of ratification or accession to three international conventions prepared by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). These three treaty actions are a remarkable illustration of Cameroon’s greater commitment to the harmonization of international trade law in Africa. They are to be seen in the context of Cameroon’s role as Chair of the 49th session of UNCITRAL (2016-2017) and the announcement, at the 50th session of UNCITRAL in July 2017, that an African regional centre of UNCITRAL is to be created in Cameroon. read more

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AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

 

The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has said. read more

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South Africa: Industrialisation and transformation key in driving provincial economies

The report focussed on industrial developments in different provinces and the implementation of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ), Industrial Parks and Black Industrialists programmes read more

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Strategies arising from AWIEF Conference to impact African business landscape

The prestigious conference of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) held in Cape Town on 5 and 6 October has resulted in numerous strategies which could have a dramatic impact on the influence of African businesswomen and entrepreneurs in the continent’s socio-economic environment. Over 500 delegates, 60 speakers and 40 exhibitors took part. read more

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Johannesburg: Real estate invasion expected in Sandton as African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit and Property Buyer Show come to town next week

In good times and bad, investment in real estate has proven a sound option read more

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