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Seychelles Celebrate Commonwealth Day 2017

On a special day like this – Commonwealth Day 2017, where the Commonwealth society is celebrating its progress and impact, President Danny Faure sends a message to the Commonwealth Community. Today Seychelles joins its Commonwealth family in celebrating a unique bond of friendship and diversity offered by our association of 52 independent states. This bond is further exemplified by our common desire for peace, security and the betterment of the lives of all our peoples. This free association of states provides us with one key lesson, which is much can be achieved through peace, reconciliation and a common goal for a stable future.

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ECOWAS set up new network for early detection and control of infectious diseases.

The network, West African Network for Infectious Disease Surveillance (WANIDS), is to foster cooperation among member countries for the early detection and control of infectious diseases. WANIDS has committed in setting up a structure to aid in identifying swift detection and control of infectious diseases. It will be an integrated regional platform for the collection and sharing of health information for early infectious disease detection, response and control and focus on building the capacity of member countries in that regard. The network was launched at the end of a three-day stakeholder capacity-building workshop in Accra to ensure greater co-operation for the implementation of the tenets of WANIDS.

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AGI Rejoice Over Tax Reduction

Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has expressed sentiment on the new government’s announcement on the reduction of taxes in the 2017 budget for financial services. The tax cut included reduction and relief on taxes in sectors such as real estate, pharmaceuticals, and airline tickets.

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African Leaders Discuss Digital Transformation in Public Sector

Microsoft is confirming its commitment to digital transformation in the public sector in Africa, by bringing together government decision makers from across the continent, at an event in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Showbox for PC : Download showbox app on windows & mac free

If watching movies and TV shows is your favourite past time, this you have landed just at the right place as here you would get to know about the best source through which you could have access to your favourite movie and TV shows in just one click. The matter of sitting in front of the television at the time when the show is telecasted would no longer be of any consideration, as at any time when you are free you could access your favourite TV show and spend your leisure time filled with fun.

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AXILSPOT launches AEC120 Smart Antenna Ceiling Access Point in the MEA region

AXILSPOT

AXILSPOT, a global vendor in enterprise wireless networking, announced the availability of its AEC120 Smart Antenna Ceiling Access Point in the Middle East and Africa to help businesses manage their growing workloads with a secure and reliable network and Internet connectivity. The AEC120 ceiling access point has the inbuilt and patented Rscan multibeam smart-selection antenna system.

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Investing in Congo through oil, gas and related infrastructure

CIEHC-3The Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons recently adopted a new Hydrocarbons code intending to increase investment in the country’s oil and gas industry through renewed activities of exploration and production. This new hydrocarbon bill, passed in August last year, aims to create sincere transparency throughout the industry, from the government sectors to participating contractors and developers seeking to invest.
Thirteen blocks are on offer in the Congo Licensing Round 2016, eight in the offshore Coastal Basin and five in the onshore Cuvette Basin. Interested companies are able to register for the round via www.congolr2016.com.

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ACCRA: Africa’s Most Expensive and Most Polluted City

Numbeo index at the end of 2016 shows the city of Accra as the most expensive place to live in Africa with a Cost of Living index of 66.24 and Cost of Living plus Rent index of 58.03. In Africa, Accra is followed by Dar Es Salaam, Harare, Tripoli, Addis Ababa, and Johannesburg who had a cost of living index of 56.20, 52.45, 49.14, 47, and 45 respectively; while leading global cities like Madrid and Lisbon in the cost of living. More so, the city is the most polluted in Africa. Accra, the capital of Ghana, in recent years has received increasing number of expatriates and tourists. Hospitality and Real Estate development is on the boom as the city promises to be one of the most fast developing cities in Africa.

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Flagship African energy events EAPIC and WAPIC transition to Future Energy to address continent’s power potential.

Flagship African energy events EAPIC and WAPIC transition to Future Energy to address continent’s power potential. The industry is changing and so is the role of the traditional utility. Some of Africa’s most iconic regional power events in East, West and Central Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, reflecting the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent. “Energy is fundamental to economic development of every country, driven by population increase and industrialisation, with a landscape of depleting fossil fuels and climate change,” says Claire O’Connell, the event director of the Future Energy Power Portfolio at the event organiser Spintelligent.

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SAMSUNG commit to improving digital transformation in Africa’s education system.

digital transformation in Africa’s education system

The head of Public Relations and Corporate Citizenship at Samsung Electronics Africa Office, Ms. Sthembile Shabangu, has revealed at the Samsung Africa Forum 2017 that Samsung is advancing plans to improve digital transformation in Africa’s education system. She said, “In today’s digital era, any community, especially disadvantaged areas, will benefit from hands-on experience with technology. Our aim is to make sure that every African child has access to education, no matter where they are – be it in a rural area lacking infrastructure or perhaps in an existing infrastructure that lacks educational resources – by providing access to technology.”

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New for Nigerians: Paycode Cardless Cash Withdrawal Service

I’m excited to announce a new financial service inside BBM for Nigerians: Paycode. This service, from Interswitch Ltd, enables cardless cash withdrawal at ATMs as well as cardless/cashless payments in participating real-world stores. Nigerians can find Paycode on their Discover menu today.

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