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Call for Nominations for the 8th Annual African International Achievers Award

African Achievers Award was launched in 2006. read more

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Innovation Improves Gender Programs, Spurs Economic Development in Africa, World Bank

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Despite the steady economic growth in many African countries over the last few years, gains have not always translated into greater gender equality or poverty reduction, the World Bank announced today. read more

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The Customer Experience Tops the Agenda at Broadband MEA 2013

London, 29 January 2013 – Broadband leaders from across the Middle East and Africa region will gather in Dubai this March for Broadband MEA, the largest and most prestigious broadband event in the Middle East and Africa. The region’s most senior executives from leading companies including Etisalat, STC, Zain, Mobily, Google, Batelco and many more will gather to discuss the successes, challenges and future opportunities with providing broadband services in their respective markets. read more

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African Migrants Could Save US$4 Billion Annually On Remittance Fees, Finds World Bank / African migrants pay more to send money home than other migrant groups

WASHINGTON, January 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Bringing remittance prices down to five percent from the current 12.4 percent average cost would put US$4 billion more in the pockets of Africa’s migrants and their families who rely on remittances for survival. read more

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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to visit Tunisia

TUNIS, January 22, 2013 World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will visit Tunisia January 23-24, his first official visit to the Middle East and North Africa region since becoming Bank president July 2012. read more

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Nearly Half of the World’s Entrepreneurs Are Between The Ages Of 25-44 According To Global Entrepreneurship Report

Babson sponsored research finds increased demand for entrepreneurial training read more

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IMPROVING FOOD SECURITY WHILE ACHIEVING PRO-POOR ECONOMIC GROWTH: AGRO-INDUSTRIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA REGION / ISSUED REPORT OF THE REGIONAL AGRO-INDUSTRIES FORUM (RAIF), BEIRUT-LEBANON

 

CAIRO, Egypt, January 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The potential for agro-industries development in the Middle East and North Africa Region, is crucial to meet increasing and diversified food needs, reduce food losses, create employment and achieve pro-poor economic growth. read more

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Comviva Signs Deal for Hola! and Revenue Plus Solutions with a Leading Operator in Somalia

– Enhance subscribers’ service experience with both real-time offers and loyalty based rewards
– Hola! allows access to social networking sites, email services and other relevant applications even on basic handsets read more

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MITSUMI IT Distribution Africa concluded its GITEX 2012 debut on a high note

MITSUMI IT Distribution has concluded its GITEX debut successfully which run from October 14 – 18, 2012 at Dubai World Trade Centre.  GITEX is the ICT business gateway to the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. read more

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Independent Ad and Marketing Network ICOM+IN Forms New Sub-Saharan Africa Region

Rapid network expansion includes new regional director from South Africa, new Tanzanian agency member read more

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POWER-GEN Africa Set to Illuminate & Empower Local Energy Industry

 

 

 

The inaugural POWER-GEN Africa and co-located Renewable Energy World Africa conference and exhibition will take place from 6-8 November 2012 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. read more

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Cennergi sponsors Africa Energy Indaba 2013

 

Successful partnerships are a key ingredient to moving Africa from talking about energy to providing energy stability and security for the Continent. The Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) is theenergy networking and thought leadership event with a proven track record of catalysing regional business and government connections thattackle, not just talk about, Africa’s huge energy deficits. read more

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Gold Fields Limited – Unlawful and Unprotected Strike at KDC East Continues

 

JOHANNESBURG, September 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — read more

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Cell phone penetration: Africa still lags behind

 

Journalists gathered last week in the South African city of Johannesburg for an ‘Economic and Financial Reporting course’ were taken to task to dig into issues of economic viability, such as the ones that have caused the development of the continent to stagnate. read more

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