Tag Archives: africa

Africa holds the key for feeding 9 billion people by 2050, Adesina says during Norman Borlaug Lecture

Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, said during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered on World Food Day. read more

Posted in Main | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Africa holds the key for feeding 9 billion people by 2050, Adesina says during Norman Borlaug Lecture

International Islamic Banking Summit Africa: Djibouti 2017

Islamic finance leaders from across Africa, the Middle East and beyond set to gather in Djibouti to tap into Sukuk opportunities and drive new growth momentum for Islamic finance in Africa read more

Posted in Djibouti News, Events | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on International Islamic Banking Summit Africa: Djibouti 2017

Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai to Host 5 Heads of State

  • Fourth edition of the forum will take place on November 1st-2nd in Dubai’s
  • Organised by Dubai Chamber, the forum is  set to attract over 1000 high profile delegates

Arabic (.pdf)
French (.pdf)

The 4th Global Business Forum on Africa is set to welcome five African heads of state, 12 ministers, and more than 1,000 top-level government and corporate decision-makers and industry experts when the event takes place on November 1st and 2nd, 2017, in Dubai. read more

Posted in Events, French | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai to Host 5 Heads of State

Africa’s Top Cyber Security Event Hits Johannesburg this October

The 2nd Annual AfriSecure Cyber Security Summit, Africa’s most respected cyber security conference, will take place on the 18th & 19th October at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton. read more

Posted in ICT, South Africa News | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Africa’s Top Cyber Security Event Hits Johannesburg this October

The Diminishing Impact of Terrorism

“Terrorism is an unfortunate “fact of life” that has plagued society throughout the whole of the last two millennia. However, in recent years an increasing number of attacks, across a wider part of the world, have led to a changing dynamic in relation to the impact of such attacks. Since January 2015 there have been, on average, two terror attacks and fifteen people killed every day, and that is excluding terror attacks in warn torn countries like Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. And yet you are still 5 times more likely to die from falling out of bed than a terror attack”, said David Harper. read more

Posted in Main, Travel | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on The Diminishing Impact of Terrorism

STR: Africa’s hotel supply projected to grow 11%

Ahead of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)STR highlights Africa’s key hotel development and performance trends. read more

Posted in Egypt News, Ethiopia News, Main, Nigeria News, Travel | Tagged , , | Comments Off on STR: Africa’s hotel supply projected to grow 11%

TechCrunch Battlefield Africa 2017 shines a light on sub Saharan Africa’s top innovators and makers

Lori Systems was crowned as Sub-Saharan Africa’s Most Promising Startup at TechCrunch Battlefield Africa 2017, held in Nairobi, Kenya on 11 October. AgroCenta was chosen as the winner of the social good category, Lori Systems won the productivity and utility category, whilst SynCommerce won the top prize in gaming and entertainment. read more

Posted in Events, ICT | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on TechCrunch Battlefield Africa 2017 shines a light on sub Saharan Africa’s top innovators and makers

New routes boost Africa arrivals 13.3%

Fading security and health concerns aid recovery read more

Posted in Main, Travel | Tagged , | Comments Off on New routes boost Africa arrivals 13.3%