Tag Archives: Africa Region
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
– 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
Rapid network expansion includes new regional director from South Africa, new Tanzanian agency member