Annual HR Winners Africa Conference to be Held in Nairobi this Month

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From September 21st to 22nd this month, Fleming will organize their 2nd Annual HR Winners Africa Conference at Villa Rosa Kempinski, Chiromo Road, Nairobi, Kenya.

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African Aviation Displays Healthy Growth

Analysis of International air travel to Africa this year (January to August) by ForwardKeys, a company that predicts future travel patterns by crunching and analysing 14m booking transactions a day, reveals growth of 5.4% compared with the same period last year.

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Equatorial Guinea Champions Trade Facilitation in Central Africa

  • Government of Equatorial Guinea leaps towards establishing Single Window System
  • Time and costs for company registration have been slashed dramatically
  • Trade environment reform will improve Ease of Doing Business ranking with the World Bank

In 2015 Equatorial Guinea made public the efforts to reposition herself in the global trade arena through the improvement of the investment climate in the country. A major component of the Government’s program is the adoption of a single window system for the registration of companies and corporations. This move will unquestionably improve Equatorial Guinea’s Ease of Doing Business ranking with the World Bank and ultimately increase trade inflows into the country.

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu sworn in

Zambia President Edgar Lungu sworn in after the August 11 Presidential election. FILE PICTURE: HUMPHREY NKONDE

Zambia President Edgar Lungu sworn in after the August 11 Presidential election. FILE PICTURE: HUMPHREY NKONDE

Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu has been sworn as the country’s sixth President after winning the August 11 election.

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Dubai to host international experts at global solar industry summit

Energy ministers from UAE, Jordan, Egypt confirmed as speakers

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Securing the Healthcare Industry: Prevention is better than Cure

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By Rick Rogers, Area Manager for East and West Africa at Check Point Software Technologies

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Deep shafts bleed copper nickel mine

A Copper and Nickel mine in Diamond rich country, Botswana, Bamangwato Concession Limited (BCL) is staggering under heavy debt of approximately P1 billion (US$100 million), sending shivers that if the entity closes down the small town of Selebe Phikwe will close down and unemployment statistics shoot up, it has come to light this week when Botswana President visited the mine.

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Which Country will be East Africa’s First Oil Exporter?

There has been tremendous oil discoveries in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Mozambique. These discoveries are drawing attention to the region in the global energy sector. The president of Tanzania, not long ago, ordered that exploitation of natural gas begin as a matter of urgency. Also in Kenya, the president has publicized that government has declared Kenya’s oil production deadline by 2 years. More so Kenyan government has developed a strategy that will enhance the country to be a producer and exporter by 2019. In March 2017, it is envisioned that Tullow Oil will send Kenya’s maiden barrels of oil to the market.

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Africa Executive Summit: Oracle Cloud Solutions for Business Growth in Africa

Recent reports from tech analysts and firms, including Sage, and Frost and Sullivan, translates that technology and Internet is driving change in businesses across the African continent.

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AGRF 2016: Kenya commits 200 million USD to support Kenyan agriculture sector

africaAfrica is on a brighter prospect considering the enormous space the continent is having to contain all sort of technological advancements and developments. Above all of these potentials, Agriculture stands tall amidst all challenges the continent is facing. About a week ago, Master Card Foundation granted financial support in partnership with Root Capital in supporting 300,000 farmers in West Africa.

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ZAMREAL Summit to Promote Zambian Property Investment

Zambia is one of the most accessible and investor-friendly countries in which to conduct real estate business in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is evident from the considerable number of foreign and Pan-African investors who have developed and invested in various  large-scale projects across Zambia.

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Tempo Money Transfer Commence Mega Project in West and Central Africa

Tempo Money Transfer, in collaboration with its partner Express Union has begun a large project in Africa, where the France and Germany -based Tempo Money Transfer company has been carrying out intensive development. Following the mega study, Tempo Money Transfer issued a study on the remittances segment of a 1.1-billion populated region, in Africa.

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Fairtrade Commit To Fighting Climate Change, And Inequalities To Support Farmers

Fairtrade released its annual report recently which exhibited their new initiatives on climate, textiles, and gender among many others. The reports also mirrors the organization’s impression that the greatest way of driving economic improvement is way higher than the sales of Fairtrade.

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Discop Africa: Awards Four Exceptional Content Producers And Authors

DISCOP organizes pitching contests of which the most recent happened mid of this year at Abidjan and another one in Johannesburg this November. These series of contests by DISCOP Africa has grown to become the continent’s “must-attend” event – especially for individual producers who are in need of financial support, mentorship, and seeking to enlarge their network.

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Trade fair infrastructure development (Zambia)

The Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) has submitted a re-development site plan to government estimated at over US $ 20 million that may require some level of foreign financing.

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South Africa: Spectrum Auction towards Digital Migration Needs A Rigor Plan

According to Lance Fanaroff, joint CEO at Integr8, says South Africa, by all accounts, is lagging in this process and the situation involving the regulator ICASA (the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) remains precarious and more needs to be done.

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Challenges Faced By Somaliland Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

In Somaliland, the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector is the biggest income and employment generator. It hosts thousands of people and is the largest business sector. SMEs that trade in clothes, food, agricultural products, consumables, gold, beverages and fruits are visible on the streets of every city and town of Somaliland. And these traders support families who may find it difficult to get alternative sources of income.

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