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Promoting African Culture Through Clothes and Fabrics

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In modern times, African culture is being displayed in many material forms and to that, we are gradually expanding our reach on the global market. In recent decades, it is of no surprise to see folks in Europe or the United States wearing clothing manufactured from African print materials or clothing with African symbols inscribed in it. The use of beads as chains, bracelets, etc is no longer a thing of Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, or any of the sub Saharan countries but could be found in many parts of the world.

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Power Africa Announces More Than $1 Billion in New Commitments at the US-Africa Business Forum

Three years after the launch of Power Africa, the United States is on track to fulfill its initial $7 billion commitment over five years

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Senegal ratify the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is necessary to country members in enhancing the release and clearance of goods – transit goods inclusive, while making provisions for the fast facilitation of goods transfer and movement. Finalized during the 2013 World Trade Organization conference in Bali, the TFA provides training and in-depth knowledge for members in the sector of trade. The TFA also provide ways to enhance a smooth cooperation between customs and responsible agencies regarding compliance issues with the customs and also trade coordination.

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AITEX – AFRICA IT EXPO

Salon des Technologies de l’Information  « AITEX – AFRICA IT EXPO »21 – 24 septembre 2016 à Casablanca.

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International customs IT conference showcases tax stamps

CUSTOMS officials coming together for an international IT conference will discover more about how tax stamp programmes can deliver effective authentication and track and track solutions in the battle against illicit trade.

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Social Entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa’ development priorities

Is social entrepreneurship the new face of development? A recent impact report released by Reach for Change (www.Africa.Reachforchange.org) suggests it might be.

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES)

Revitalisation of the Inter- African Coffee Organisation (IACO): Preparation of the 2017-2022 and Strategy and Institutional Review.

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Hotel development in Africa jumps 30% to 64,000 rooms

Resilient continent continues to attract investors – Angola surges ahead

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1st annual MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

23 -24 November 2016 | Dakar, Senegal

http://msgbc.theenergyexchange.co.uk/

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At less than a week to global science forum, Next Einstein Forum launches global call for a new era in science and technology in Africa

700 participants from 80 countries already registered, 52% of them young people and 40% women

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Visa Holds Fraud Prevention Workshop in West Africa for the First Time

Visa Inc. (V) (Visa.com), a global payments technology company, organized its first ever fraud prevention workshop dedicated to its West Africa-based clients and partners. Held in Dakar, the three-day workshop provided an in-depth look at the latest tools, information, and best practices for issuers and acquirers to effectively combat fraud. Workshop attendance was high, with thirty-two delegates representing 17 partner banks from eight markets in West Africa attending the workshop.

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Africa’s Agricultural Transformation Opportunity

Authors   Laura Gurski
Xavier Mesnard
Bart Van Dijk
Jaco Prinsloo
Yuvesh Bedassi
Wim Plaizier
Building agricultural ecosystems can boost social cohesion, drive beneficial continental and global trade, and create millions of jobs for Africa.

The Case for Change

There are, essentially, two truths today about African agriculture: significant progress has been made, and there is potential for much more.

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L’approche écosystémique de l’agriculture fait son chemin

Un nouvel ouvrage de la FAO paru aujourd’hui se penche sur la manière dont les principales céréales de la planète – maïs, riz et blé – qui assurent ensemble quelque 42,5 pour cent des apports caloriques de l’homme et 37 pour cent de ses protéines – peuvent être cultivées en respectant, voire en tirant parti des écosystèmes naturels.

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in West and Central Africa: stakeholders meet for increased vigilance in the poultry sector

From 15 to 17 December, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has convened a regional consultation with the stakeholders of the poultry sector from West and Central Africa on risk management for the prevention and control of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) along the poultry sector value chain. The meeting is jointly organized with the Government of Senegal as part of the Emerging Pandemic Threats program (EPT-2) funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and aims to finalize a regional emergency program for the prevention and control of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.

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IMF Executive Board Completes First Review under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Senegal

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of Senegal’s economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI)[1] approved on June 24, 2015 (see Press Release No. 15/297). The Board’s decision was taken on a lapse of time basis[2].

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Cotecna expands reach into Africa with hybrid network from Orange Business Services

Satellite connects offices and clients in remote locations in Africa and globally

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Africa‘s potential lies in trade in services

The Training Workshop on Trade in Services Negotiations for AU-CFTA Negotiators kicked off today and has been attended by H.E. Mr. Oumar Sarr, the Minister of Trade in Senegal as well as by the partners of the African Union (AU). The General Objective is to build the capacity of services negotiators in Africa to effectively benefit from trade in services opportunities at bi-lateral, regional and multilateral levels but most importantly to prepare for the CFTA negotiations on Services that were launched in June 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Workshop will also provide a forum to share experiences of successful services exports and brain storm on a strategy for CFTA Services Negotiations

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