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The Trouble with Branding Things African …

James Maposa

Director Consultant

Intergroup Brand Science (formerly Interbrand Africa)

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World Bank Group Launches New Program to Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs

With support from prominent African investment groups, XL Africa will help the 20 selected start-ups attract early stage capital between $250,000 and $1.5 million

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Botswana Most Attractive Investment Destination in Africa

According to the Index, Botswana scores highly based on a range of factors that include improved credit rating, current account ratio, import cover and ease of doing business

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African Governments Must Prioritize Agriculture to Drive Inclusive Economic Growth and Development

Côte d’Ivoire to host the Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2017, a high level continental Forum. Smallholder farmers as agribusiness game changers expected to top discussions

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Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil and Africa: What to expect

Otavio Veras, Research Associate of the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies

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Brexit and economic deceleration in China pose risks for Africa’s growth says ECA director

Director Adam Elhiraika of the of Economic Commission’s Macroeconomic Policy Division says Africa’s economic growth declined from 3,7 percent in 2015 to 1,7 percent in 2016 due to weak global economic conditions, persistent low oil prices and adverse weather conditions and may further be affected by Brexit

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AFRICA IS READY FOR HIGH TECH SOLUTIONS

Africa has been left behind in the development cycle of the globe. The continent currently faces an uphill task of realizing the UN Sustainable development goals (SDGs). There has been no other imperative time as now for Africa joins forces in public – private partnerships with high tech insititutions towards the realization of the SDGs.

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Destination Africa: big growth in international arrivals

Countries rebound from Ebola and security concerns

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First Ever Germany-Africa Business Forum Urges German Companies to Trust in African Investment Potential

At the first ever Germany-Africa Business Forum, held March 23 at the Adlon Kempinski in Berlin, participants urged the German business community to intensify investments in the African continent. Highlighting Africa’s need for capital, machinery, technology and skills, speakers said German businesses were well positioned to add greater value.

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Africa Celebrates World Water Day 2017 – Wastewater as a Resource.

World Water Day

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using contaminated water. This year’s theme: Why waste water? in support of SDG 6.3 on improving water quality and reducing, treating and reusing wastewater.

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Africa’s oil and gas industry set to meet at the 16th Africa Independents Forum in May

The 16th Africa Independents Forum, a key event on the international oil and gas calendar, will get underway in London on the 24th and 25th of May.

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