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CFTA Modalities on Goods and Services Adopted in Niamey

The sixth meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF) was held from the 5th to 10th of June 2017, in Niamey, Niger, followed by the third meeting of the Senior Trade Officials (STO) and the African Ministers of Trade (AMOT) from 12th to 14th and 15th to 16th June 2017 respectively. read more

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5 steps to achieving business IT alignment in the digital age

Digital transformation continues to transform the businesses landscape, affecting business strategies, operations and the development of products and services. Emmanuel Tita Sama, Global Account Director, West & Central Africa, Orange Business services, explains the importance of aligning IT strategies with business operations. read more

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Youth Innovate for SDGs contest will award one young African with $750 to fund innovative initiatives for children

In honour of the Day of the African Child, Reach for Change Africa has launched its annual innovation contest that asks youth to pitch innovative ideas that could improve African children’s lives while working towards the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). read more

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How Africa’s mining industry is responding to innovation

While mining companies continue to be pressured by the uncertainty that looms over the global economy, the industry is on a quest to introduce innovation to help improve important business practices. Despite the challenges that remain, the mining industry is increasingly turning to digital technologies to streamline business models, capture reliable data and improve production and safety. read more

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Three African renewable energy projects announced as winners of the US$7million Access Co-Development Facility competition

Access Power (“Access”), a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets in partnership with EREN Renewable Energy (www.EREN-Groupe.com) a global independent power producer, are delighted to announce the three winners of the 2017 US$7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) – an innovative funding and support platform for renewable energy projects in Africa.

The three winning projects, hailing from Tanzania, Rwanda and Ghana, were selected from a technologically and geographically diverse pool of 82 entrants from 23 countries after having presented to a live panel of industry expert judges. The panel based their final selection on the commercial, technical and environmental merits of the projects presented, as well as the local regulatory environment and capability of the project teams. The winners will share the US$7 million pot provided by the Access Co-Development Facility as well as technical support and expertise. read more

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Tourism and hospitality Industry patterns in Africa

Jumia Travel & Accor Hotels give insights into Africa’s Hospitality Industry, 2017 read more

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Digital transformation in Africa: Real change requires a fundamental shift

Global markets are being disrupted by an accelerating pace of technological change, and Africa is close behind. Digital transformation has entered an era of unprecedented change for enterprises, and real change requires a fundamental shift across processes, functions, customer engagement and many other aspects of business. Frost & Sullivan will be discussing these insights at its seventh consecutive Growth, Innovation and Leadership Africa (GIL 2017: Africa) summit, taking place on 17 August 2017 at The Table Bay Hotel, in Cape Town. read more

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Heads of states and companies initiatives to Solve Africa’s travel barriers

Although the vision to unify Africa has been heard for long; the continent remained highly disconnected hampering travel and other economic unities that might support the continent development initiatives. Still, the continent citizens do not find it easy to travel within the continent due to price and time taking travel requirements. read more

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New Public-Private Partnership models could change the face of healthcare in Africa

Dr Amit Thakker, Chairman of the African Healthcare Federation

Increased spending on healthcare in the public and private sectors across the African continent has resulted in improved health indicators and life expectancies. read more

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