Author Archives: Amat JENG
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.
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.
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.