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Ozwald Boateng Steps in as Guest Editor for a Leading Issue of New African

Made In Africa Foundation

The Made In Africa Foundation is a charitable organisation, established to support strategic infrastructure projects and create sustainable solutions to some of Africa’s most pressing problems. It works to support technical feasibility studies, to kick start key infrastructure developments and to engage the African diaspora in innovative fund-raising activities. The Foundation was founded in 2011 by international designer Ozwald Boateng OBE, and Nigerian businessman Kola Aluko, and is supported by Atlantic Energy. read more

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Lithium Market Becoming More Reliant on Batteries for Continued Strong Demand Growth

Rise in Consumption and Future Demand Driven by Lithium-ion Batteries read more

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GSMA Establishes Office In Nairobi To Support Burgeoning African Telecoms Market

Mobile Connections in Sub-Saharan Africa Increase 20 Per Cent to 500 Million in 2013 and Are Expected to Increase by an Additional 50 Per Cent by 2018 read more

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Satellite ultra-broadband in Europe & Africa

NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: read more

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Morningstar Announces Findings from Third Global Fund Investor Experience Report; United States Scores the Best and South Africa the Worst

About Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
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AFRICA ATTRACTIVENESS: CONTINENT’S SHARE OF GLOBAL FDI INCREASES

Africa’s share of global foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown over the past five years highlighting the growing interest from foreign investors, according to Ernst & Young’s third Africa Attractiveness Survey , released yesterday. read more

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What Is Needed for Sustainable Energy for Africa?

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Mediatech Africa gears up for 2013: 17 – 19 July at the Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa

Mediatech Africa Time Lapse 2011

Mediatech Africa, South Africa’s largest media and entertainment technology expo for the broadcast, film, production, professional AV, sound, lighting, staging and rigging, musso, dj and animation markets, achieved remarkable attendance figures with more than 6,400 visitors over a three day period. read more

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Africa Attractiveness Survey: Africa’s Share of Global FDI Increases Over the Last Five Years

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, May 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/
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La part africaine des investissements directs à l’étranger (IDE) mondiaux augmente depuis les cinq dernières années – Africa Attractiveness Survey

JOHANNESBURG, Afrique du Sud, 6 mai 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/
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African Development Bank Economist to present report on continent’s wind energy market at Clean Power Africa this month

Some 5000 power professionals to gather in Cape Town read more

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Standard Bank uses sustainable strategy to mesh commercial reality and social relevance

2012 Sustainability Report proves that Standard Bank’s strategy and sustainability programmes are mutually reinforcing and have served the company well in the past 12 months read more

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External Capital Support Has Sustained China’s Non-Life Expansion

LONDON, UK
Direct premium in China’s non-life sector annually grew by 23% on average during 2009-2012, according to a new report from A.M. Best Co. Amid rapid premium growth, non-life insurers faced solvency pressure relative to capital and surplus levels, as evidenced by the peak amount of new capital and subordinated debt issued by non-life insurers in 2011 and 2012. This report analyzes the factors that impact the solvency level of major non-life insurers as grouped by average capital adequacy levels over the past three years, and assesses whether each sector can sustain these levels under current growth rates and operating profitability. read more

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Mergermarket highlights Global M&A Trends at Second Annual Investment Meeting

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