Author Archives: The African Press Organization
Africa CEO Forum : Deuxième Edition : « Le secteur privé parle au secteur privé » – 17-19 Mars 2014, Genève
TUNIS, Tunisie, 17 octobre 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – La deuxième édition d’AFRICA CEO FORUM se tiendra du 17 au 19 mars 2014 à Genève en Suisse, à l’initiative du Groupe Jeune Afrique et de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) (http://www.afdb.org).
Malaria No More and Novartis launch Power of One, a global digital fundraising campaign to help eliminate malaria deaths
Ikoyi site earmarked for top-class development
Schneider Electric ranked among the top 50 World’s Most Attractive Employers by students from engineering schools
The Group is considered an ideal employer in the Engineering and Manufacturing Industry
LUANDA, Angola, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The new Executive Director for Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe of the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), Mr. Rafique Mahomed, is undertaking his inaugural visit as Executive Director to Angola from 16-19 September 2013. During the visit, he held the first meeting with Hon. Dr. Job Graça, the Minister of Planning and Territorial Development who is the Bank Group Governor for Angola, to discuss the recent socio-economic development efforts, progress in the implementation of Bank Group’s financed projects, and new areas of cooperation, which include the ongoing dialogue for Angola to become an ADF state-participant.
The Initiative is a response by the AUC, AfDB, UNECA and ILO to the call by African Heads of State and Government to tackle more decisively the youth employment challenge in Africa
Maputo, 6 September 2013 – The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) has warned that a Green Revolution cannot materialise in Africa without a major concerted effort to secure financing for agricultural production.
Proposed receipts system will allow collateral-based lending for farmers, provides sophisticated platform for trading
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, September 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Garmin (http://www.garmin.com) the Global Leader in Satellite Navigation is improving its product offerings and service in East Africa, to include support for areas dealing with the rapidly expanding mining, agriculture and infrastructure sectors. Garmin has been successful in creating navigation and communication devices which embrace lifestyle needs and enrich the lives of customers’ since 1989. The brands innovative products span various areas of interest, including automotive, marine, fitness, outdoor recreation, and aviation and wireless applications.
TUNIS, Tunisia, September 2, 2013/ — Norway is supporting the African Development Bank’s (http://www.afdb.org/en) African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) with a contribution of NOK 30 million (approximately US $4.9 million), as a core contribution towards the ALSF 2013-2014 work program.
TUNIS, Tunisia, September 3, 2013/ — The Government of Denmark has announced a contribution DKK 10 million (approximately US $1.8 million) to the Agriculture Fast Track Fund to Spur Investment in the development of African agriculture infrastructure.
President of Liberia and President of African Development Bank set new course for prosperity in Africa’s fragile states
MONROVIA, Liberia, September 2, 2013/–Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, and Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group (http://www.afdb.org/en/), launched a special high-level panel on fragile states in Monrovia on September 2, 2013. The panel seeks to answer the question, “How can we truly build peace and set a course for prosperity in Africa’s fragile states?”
Heirs Holdings has acquired significant stake in Seadrill Mobil Units (Nigeria) Limited, a West African affiliate of NY listed global offshore drilling company, Seadrill
Largest private equity investment in Ethiopia to date recognised as new frontiers deal of the year