New UN report encourages African countries to harness growing tourism sector

African governments should make it easier and safer for Africans to travel within the continent, the United Nations said in a new report released today, noting that tourism demand there is increasingly driven by Africans themselves. read more

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Guinean Delivery Unit initiates a partnership to reclaim leadership position in pineapple exports to the European Union

Pineapple producers buying fertilizers within the framework of the pilot

A leading exporter up until the 1970s and recognized for the quality and variety of its pineapples, including the Cayenne Lisse, Baroness of Rothschild and Queen Victoria, Guinea has been absent from major fresh pineapple consumer markets in recent years read more

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Prefabrication – The Winning Formula for Edge Data Centres

Illustration of computers browsing through websites with fast internet connection

By Mark O’Sullivan, Regional Sales Director, Flexenclosure read more

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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 the end of the first phase of its national search for the next biggest music superstar, the marquee was buzzing with popular culture enthusiasts and celebrities, who showed up in excitement of the opportunities and inspiration the show will be investing in the music industry. read more

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South Africa Airline to Fly Directly from Accra to US

South Africa Airline has awarded SATGURU Travel and Tour with a platinum award to recognize them as the number one agent while STELLAR Travel Limited also received a platinum award as the number two agent for the airline. “We are confident that with your excellent partnership and support, SAA’s impressive route network, enhanced in-flight experience and customer focused service delivery, you will put us ahead of competition by choosing SAA for best connectivity of flights across southern Africa and beyond,” the South African Airline Country Manager in Ghana, Ms. Gloria Yirenkyi, said. read more

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BOST to go Free after Trade of Contaminated Fuel in Ghana

The trade of contaminated oil by Ghana’s Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Limited (BOST) has gone through several proceedings by the general public and formal investigation units in Ghana to help clarify and deduce any illegal or crime associated with the sale of 5 million litres of contaminated fuel to Movenpiina Company Limited. The state’s Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), after investigation, has cleared the case and concluded that there was no offense in the trade. Despite this announcement, the minority in parliament has described the decision as a seed of corruption on the path of the BNI.
According to the BNI, A lab test of the contaminated fuel from the Tema Oil Refinery indicated that out of the options available, selling the product for industrial purposes such as asphalt processing, texture and cement manufacturing was the best. This option was recommended to the MD because TOR is not refining currently and the laboratory result clearly stated that treating it would not give the required quality of AGO (Diesel).
Public Response:
An advocacy group has also released a paper as a response to the BNI in a quest to seek a more just response on the BOST contaminated fuel trade and also calling on the current government to act on the issue. read more

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Insecurity, economic crisis, abuse and exploitation in Libya push refugees and migrants to Europe, new study reveals

The study examined the changing dynamics and protection challenges affecting mixed migration flows to and within Libya and the evolution of migration trends, smuggling networks and routes read more

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Collaboration – fostering innovation on the factory floor

 Digital transformation is impacting everything around us, but can it really change the manufacturing industry? Can collaborative software really help innovate working practices? We believe it can. read more

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Petya-like wormable malware: The “Who” and the “Why”

Late on 27 June, the New York Times reported that a number of Ukrainian banks and Ukrenergo, the Ukrainian state power distributor, had been affected by unidentified malware which caused significant operational disruption. Multiple security vendors and independent researchers subsequently identified the malware as a wormable ransomware variant with functional and technical similarities to Petya. Based on these similarities and continuing confusion, the malware has been dubbed Nyetya, Petna, ExPetr, and NotPetya, among others. It has been linked with a large number of infections, a significant proportion of which (around 60% according to statistics published by Kaspersky) affected machines in Ukraine, though at the time of writing the overall number of infections is not known. read more

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