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Seven designers work with American hardwoods for ‘Seed to Seat’ project at 100% Design South Africa 2017

Furniture design and Life Cycle Assessment project aims to throw the spotlight on versatile, yet less well-known American hardwood species and identify the true environmental impact of design The American Hardwood Export Council ...
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Hosting Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) generates a seven-figure economic boost

The significant economic benefits to host countries of the influential Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) (www.Africa-Conference.com) have been quantified in an independent assessment by the international audit, tax and advisory experts, Grant Thornton ...
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What’s behind Africa’s obsession with having a national carrier?

One of the hot topics that will be discussed at AviaDev Africa this October will be the “National Carrier conundrum”- a impediment to or catalyst for economic prosperity? Ahead of the event, we spoke with the ...
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Gas ‘would power SA growth’

A gas economy could significantly drive South African economic growth, and the discovery of substantial natural gas reserves in the Karoo would be akin to finding gold and sparking a new gold rush, ...
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East Africa’s Building Boom Calls Investors To Kenya

Economic growth of 6 per cent annually makes Kenya the beating heart of the East African construction powerhouse, according to the “East Africa’s Building Boom” industry report – commissioned by The Big 5 ...
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South Sudan Puts Investment First at Dedicated Energy & Infrastructure Event in Juba

The Republic of South Sudan is to host the first dedicated energy and infrastructure event in the nation’s history. Organized by Africa Oil & Power and fully commissioned and endorsed by the Transitional ...
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Wyclef Jean to Perform at the FACE List Awards Gala in NYC

New York, NY- Grammy award-winning artist Wyclef Jean has been announced as the headline performer for the 2017 FACE List Awards, taking place on Saturday, July 15th in New York City. In its 6th annual edition, ...
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GIL Africa: How are companies using digital tech to gain the ultimate competitive edge?

Frost & Sullivan to host 360 degree Industry Think Tanks that will demonstrate digital growth opportunities across industry sectors A number of organisations are entering the race for “digital transformation”, striving to gain ...
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VODACOM’S “NXT LVL” TV SHOW TAKES OVER THE DURBAN JULY WITH MZANSI’S MUSICAL & CELEBRITY TALENTS

‘THE NXT LVL’ music talent search, powered by South Africa’s First and Best 4G network Vodacom, which will air on Mzansi Magic mid - September 2017, took over the Durban July to celebrate ...
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Webinar covers the Tunisia renewable energy framework

The webinar, taking place online on Wednesday, July 5th 2017 at 2pm Dubai time will analyze the Tunisia renewable energy framework. Places are free but limited and offered on a first come first ...
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SA small business to grow through funding, market exposure

South African SMEs stand a chance of securing funding, market exposure and new partnerships through the annual Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC) and the Small Business Expo 2017. Enjoying a rare opportunity to improve their ...
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Why Uganda is the next energy investment destination

Future Energy Uganda investment forum launches in Kampala in September Uganda’s immense power potential and enormous energy investment opportunities will be in focus when stakeholders and decision makers meet for a strategic two-day ...
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Reshaping the Future of Real Estate for African Cities

While Africa’s cities are growing rapidly in population, they are developing informally as current urban planning has proven to be ineffective, and private development is often deterred by opaque or inappropriate regulations Researchers ...
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CFTA Modalities on Goods and Services Adopted in Niamey

The sixth meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF) was held from the 5th to 10th of June 2017, in Niamey, Niger, followed by the third meeting of the Senior ...
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Youth Innovate for SDGs contest will award one young African with $750 to fund innovative initiatives for children

In honour of the Day of the African Child, Reach for Change Africa has launched its annual innovation contest that asks youth to pitch innovative ideas that could improve African children’s lives while ...
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African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity – A review of the book “BIG BARRELS”

Book Review by Funke Michaels, Curator, ReadAFRICA.global BIG BARRELS has arrived very late. For many like myself, who struggled with the scarcity of positive Africa-specific case studies at business school; it’s about time, ...
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AIF announces the top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) announced the top 10 nominees who will be contending for the 2017Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), to be awarded in Accra, Ghana on 18th July 2017. Innovators from ...
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