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INTERSOLAR MIDDLE EAST 2017: TOP-CLASS SPECIALIST CONFERENCE

In many of the sun-blessed countries in the Middle East, solar energy generation is at the top of the energy agenda. The Intersolar Middle East conference 2017 in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) pays tribute to this fact. Information on current market trends and framework conditions of the industry, and opportunities and risks of market entry awaits participants, as well as the chance to make contact with key players which are crucial for expanding business relationships in the region. In a comprehensive program held on September 26 and 27 at the Conrad Dubai Hotel, the specialist conference is set to build on the success story of the Intersolar Middle East exhibition 2016.

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South Africa and Zimbabwe hold a trade and investment seminar at the (ZITF)

A close relationship between South Africa and Zimbabwe has laid a solid foundation towards advancing industrialisation and regional integration between the two countries and in the region. This was said by the Director of Export Marketing and Promotions at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Ms Seema Sardha during the Trade and Investment Seminar that was held on the margins of the 58th Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF)

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World Bank to show how Africa’s electricity providers can be profitable and still make electricity affordable at African Utility Week in Cape Town

“Rather than tariff increases, cost reductions are often the best first step towards financial viability”

A new World Bank study presents a sobering assessment of the financial health of electricity utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa, and suggests how utilities can be profitable while extending affordable services for the poor.

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The dti to showcase South Africa’s best in goods and services at Zimbabwe International Trade Fair

The companies that are part of the delegation will be assisted by the dti through its Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Scheme (EMIA) which aims to develop export markets for South African products and services and to recruit new foreign direct investment into the country

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African Governments Must Prioritize Agriculture to Drive Inclusive Economic Growth and Development

Côte d’Ivoire to host the Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2017, a high level continental Forum. Smallholder farmers as agribusiness game changers expected to top discussions

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Global research shows tech savvy businesses grow, differentiate, compete and flex better when they commit to technology

A third of small businesses that have a significant focus on digitally innovating their business reported growth of more than 10% last year

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ZIFF AND TRACE MZIKI ANNOUNCE EAST AFRICAN MUSIC VIDEO AWARD

The Zanzibar International Film Festival, in partnership with TRACE Mziki, is proud to announce the East African Music Video Award, a new category that will honor the directors and producers who make East African artists look so good.

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Sun Chaser Solar Powered Car on Display at American Corner at Sammy Marks Square, Pretoria

The solar car exhibition is part of the ongoing collaboration between the U.S. Embassy’s American Corner Pretoria, Tshwane University of Technology, the City of Tshwane, and Sammy Marks Square

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AFRICA IS READY FOR HIGH TECH SOLUTIONS

Africa has been left behind in the development cycle of the globe. The continent currently faces an uphill task of realizing the UN Sustainable development goals (SDGs). There has been no other imperative time as now for Africa joins forces in public – private partnerships with high tech insititutions towards the realization of the SDGs.

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Mauritian government to host eLearning Africa 2017

The organisers of eLearning Africa, the continent’s leading conference on technology assisted learning and training, announced that the Government of Mauritius has agreed to host this year’s conference in September.

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