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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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The SERAS CSR Awards Announce 2017 Call For Entries from Across Africa

The Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards, otherwise known as The SERAS CSR Awards Africa, have announced the call for entries for the 2017 edition, and in 2017, for the first time, East African businesses and ...
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AFRICAGUA 2017 sets its sights on the United States

A delegation of the Canary Island Government led by its president, Fernando Clavijo, traveled to the United States to promote the Africagua Forum, the international meeting on Water and Renewable Energies held in ...
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SSAB’s Strenx & Hardox steel used in Kiruna Wagons winning entry for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017

This year’s winner of the international Swedish Steel Prize is Kiruna Wagon from Sweden. The prize is awarded for the company’s innovative wagon solution, the Helix Dumper. Kiruna Wagon has used high-strength steel ...
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Oil and Gas a Force for Good, says Big Barrels

NJ Ayuk, the founder and CEO of Centurion Law Group, released his first book, Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity, at Africa Oil & Power on Tuesday, June ...
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Aviation Africa summit and exhibition set for Cairo debut

The premier event covering the entire aviation industry is to take its 2018 edition to the Egyptian capital. Aviation Africa, the exhibition and summit covering the full aviation and aerospace spectrum across the ...
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Accelerating Innovative Finance, Development & Renewable Solutions for Smart Cities in Africa

The 3rd annual edition of the Urban & Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a powerful platform to unlock the growth potential of the African Smart Cities ecosystem and address the continent’s urban ...
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Digital transformation in Africa: Real change requires a fundamental shift

Global markets are being disrupted by an accelerating pace of technological change, and Africa is close behind. Digital transformation has entered an era of unprecedented change for enterprises, and real change requires a ...
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FinTech and the Positive Transformation of Banking in Africa

The impact of Blockchain, Open Banking, Mobile Money and Payments innovation are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to Incumbent Banks in Africa and kickstart new opportunities ...
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New Public-Private Partnership models could change the face of healthcare in Africa

Increased spending on healthcare in the public and private sectors across the African continent has resulted in improved health indicators and life expectancies. “But the progress of this improvement is extremely slow and ...
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Bioko Oil Terminal Project Attracts New Interest; Aims to Transform African Oil Industry

Equatorial Guinea’s Bioko Oil Terminal (BOT) project continues to gain important new partners as Nigeria’s Oranto Petroleum submits its interest in investing in the crude oil and petroleum products storage facility. The Ministry ...
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Top Real Estate Developments to be recognised at the Africa Property Investment Awards

Africa’s premier real estate competition, the African Property Investment Awards (API Awards) will be launched at this year’s API Summit & Expo 2017 (www.APIsummit.co.za), taking place on the 24th August 2017, at the ...
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Irofit Technologies, Sokowatch & Vugapay win Innotribe’s 2017 Startup Challenge for Africa

Winning startups receive a 10,000 EUR cash prize each and will share their insights about FinTech innovation in Africa with the global financial community during Sibos Innotribe’s Startup Challenge attendees selected the three ...
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