The Reputation Go-to Guy releases a Crisis Management Toolkit

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Deon Binneman a-ka the Reputation Go-to Guy has released a Crisis Management Toolkit designed to assist and equip management teams to anticipate, prepare for, and manage potential crises.

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Using aid for structural change in fragile states could help curb rising instability, says OECD

image001The world has grown more violent over the last decade, interrupting a long-term trend of increasing peace and disproportionately impacting civilians. This is despite rising financial flows to the most vulnerable places, according to a new OECD report.

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Solar and renewable energy trends in 2017

  • as seen by Sven Lindström, CEO, Midsummer

The solar and renewable energy industries are constantly evolving – and sometimes changing abruptly – and this will continue in the new year that is soon upon us. Sven Lindström, CEO of Swedish solar energy expert Midsummer, outlines what can we expect from 2017:

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Cabo Verde

On November 18, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2016 Article IV consultation[1] with Cabo Verde.

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Great Prospect for Dairy Products Market in Kenya

Most sub Saharan countries depends largely on Agriculture for the rise of their economy. In Kenya, it is more vital as Agriculture contributes substantially to the country’s GDP. A study conducted by Ken Research shows that Kenya’s dairy sector is on the rise as dairy farmers keeps increasing which has led to a regional recognition as the country’s dairy sector has evolved to become very functional in dairy product trade in the continent.

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RAKFIF to disclose the reason for the recent investment growth in RAK

In less than 3 weeks Ras Al Khaimah’s Finance and Investment Forum will be held at the Rixos Bab Al Bahr, UAE under the patronage of the ruler of the Emirate and key stakeholders of the Emiarte – including Senior Executives from RAK Chamber of Commerce & Industry, RAK Ceramic, RAKIA, RAKTDA, Department for Civil Aviation, RAK Ports, Al Marjan, Al Hamra Group, RAK BANK, RAK Public Works, etc. This year, the event features officials of the Emirate to enlighten participants across the globe on the investment. From December 13-14, the two day event will explore many sessions and dialogue which will expose participants to a wider range of investment knowledge an prospects.

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Support for demarcating the borders around the Congo: a project to be concluded on November 30th 2016

In July 2015, the Congolese Ministry of the Interior and Decentralisation called on IGN FI to support the country in its exchanges with bordering countries. This project is now drawing to a close and will be concluded on November 30th when Congolese experts and experts from IGN FI will present the project’s results as well as its key lessons.

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Aide à la délimitation des frontières du Congo : le projet s’achèvera le 30 novembre 2016

En juillet 2015, le Ministère de l’intérieur et de la décentralisation du Congo a fait appel à IGN FI pour l’accompagner dans ses échanges avec les pays frontaliers limitrophes. Ce projet d’assistance technique prend fin. A cette occasion, le 30 novembre, les résultats du projet et ses principaux enseignements seront présentés par les experts congolais et les experts d’IGN FI.

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Namibia comes out top of all African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index

  • The Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index of 85 countries ranks Singapore as the best environment for entrepreneurs
  • Of the African nations, Namibia scores highest and comes 42nd overall – ahead of other prominent African markets, such as Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa
  • The research, conducted by Mara Foundation and Opinium Research, examines the state of entrepreneurship around the world
  • Inaugural index features special ‘Focus on Africa’ section, with a deeper look at ‘women in the workplace’ and ‘youth unemployment’

Singapore has topped an in-depth study of the world’s nations as offering the best environment for entrepreneurs, according to an Index developed by Mara Foundation (Mara-Foundation.org) and Opinium Research.

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Central Bank of Kenya: Monetary Policy Committee met to review the Outcome of its Previous Policy Decisions and the Recent Economic Developments

Central Bank of Kenya Governor, Dr Patrick Njoroge

Central Bank of Kenya Governor, Dr Patrick Njoroge

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Kenya (CentralBank.go.ke) met on November 28, 2016, to review the outcome of its previous policy decisions and the recent economic developments. The meeting was held against the backdrop of increased uncertainties in the domestic and global economies.

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Tips On How To Get Approved For A Payday Loan – Kulutusluototlainaa

By Shakshi Talwar

Waking up to a malfunctioning vehicle or sick child is something that everyone faces at some point. When this occurs, your first thought will be that you cannot afford this to happen right now. Most consumers do not have the finances to cover emergency car repairs, a clinician’s fees or miss days from work. This is where a consumer payday loan will come handy, but you are going to need to learn how to get approved first. Below, you will discover more information about Kulutusluotot lainaa and the approval process.

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African Travel Spend expected to rise 24 Percent with Introduction of African Union Passport Introduction in 2018

New research released by global travel technology provider, Sabre Corporation, has revealed that African air travel spend is expected to rise 24% with the introduction of the pan-African passport in 2018. The new passport will enable African travellers to visit other countries on the continent without a visa.

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Hedge Fund Myths Busted

Despite the misconception that hedge funds are risky investments, South African-based funds are in fact relatively conservative. Interestingly, many South African investors still perceive hedge funds as the riskier investment when compared to other more traditional and more familiar investment vehicles/ strategies.

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AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 officially open to all African-based entrepreneurs

Cash prize and yearlong media promotion to be offered to AFIF 2017 Entrepreneurship Award winner 

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International and local support bodes well for Zambia dispute resolution centre

Zambia is a step closer to seeing a much needed international dispute resolution centre after a funding workshop in Lusaka last week. Overwhelming support for the initiative came from local and international governments, civil society organisations, as well as business representatives.

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High Interest Rates: How do they impact Small Businesses in East Africa?

Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa should be looking at ways to maximise their efficiency and improve debt management to navigate the risks that high interest rates pose for their businesses.

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Danida-sponsored research improves the lives of Ghanaian cocoa farmers

Margaret Owusu grew up in the rural areas around the city of Tema, approx. 25 km from Accra, with hardworking parents and a strong passion for education. Today, her research is improving the lives of the rural population in Ghana.

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