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Africa holds the key for feeding 9 billion people by 2050, Adesina says during Norman Borlaug Lecture
- 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
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.
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.
“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.
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.
Fading security and health concerns aid recovery