Author Archives: Amat JENG

Innovation Prize for Africa: How Few People Ideas Change the World

AgriProtein Team – 2013 Winner read more

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GITEX BRACES TO ENGAGE THE WORLD IN DIGITAL SPOTLIGHT

In its upcoming ‘Technology Week’ to be held in Dubai in October, Gitex, the ICT business gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia Region, is preparing amongst other things, to arm conglomerates and businesses with technology, systems and processes to optimize information for strategic insight, and to turn big data from a big problem into a big business opportunity. read more

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Jurors Shed Light: How did you assess the winners of the Innovation Prize?

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WORLDREMIT SUSPENDS MONEY TRANSFER TO GAMBIA

Dr Ismail Ahmed is the CEO and founder of WorldRemit read more

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JAPAN PRIME MINISTER PLEDGES US$3.2 BILLION AID FOR AFRICA

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe read more

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IMF SAYS GAMBIA’S VAT IS KILLING THE ECONOMY, BUSINESSES

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Gambia’s newly introduced Tax collection system — the Value Added Tax (VAT)- is killing the country’s ailing economy and businesses. “The outlook for the economy is generally favorable for 2013, but there are risks. Real GDP growth is expected to accelerate, if the recovery in crop production is sustained. read more

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RUSSIA SEEKS GAMBIA’S SUPPORT TO HOST WORLD EXPO 2020

CHINA, AFRICA EXPLORE NEW OPPORTUNITIES TO COOPERATE ON HEALTH CHALLENGES, STRENGTHEN INNOVATIONS

Chinese and African leaders will come together at the 4th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Cooperation to explore new partnerships to address some of the most pressing health challenges facing Africa and strengthen an innovative health partnership based on south-south cooperation. This year’s roundtable is the first to take place on the African continent. It will focus on promoting sustainable health solutions that meet the needs and priorities of African countries and draw on China’s unique expertise. read more

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AFRICA ATTRACTIVENESS: CONTINENT’S SHARE OF GLOBAL FDI INCREASES

Africa’s share of global foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown over the past five years highlighting the growing interest from foreign investors, according to Ernst & Young’s third Africa Attractiveness Survey , released yesterday. read more

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AfDB’s COMPELLING CASE FOR AFRICA’S STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION