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Sign and Graphic Imaging Dubai 2018 to attract printing industry stakeholders from Africa

Mr. Sharif Rahman, CEO, IEC read more

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New Internet Society report highlights how Africa can benefit more from the Internet economy

Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability.  There have been further successes within countries in developing online platforms, fostering growth of local companies and increasing the incentive to go online– says a new report launched today by the Internet Society (www.InternetSociety.org), a global non-profit dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet. read more

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Leading energy Lawyer Publishes his Debut Book

Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity, highlights the success stories of the Continent’s Petroleum sector today read more

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Digital homes in Africa will grow to 75 million by 2021. Accelerating Digital Transition?

Satellite and terrestrial are the two key infrastructures that will drive successful digital transition read more

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Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa

Digital innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa is being driven by the explosion in mobile phone usage, enabling African consumers to leapfrog existing business models and technologies read more

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LEAPING BACKWARDS INTO DARKNESS

NJ Ayuk and João Gaspar Marques read more

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Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa

Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa with the launch of RLSF – an innovative liquidity facility managed by ATI read more

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Tax base protection workshop ends with call for more support to strengthen Africa’s capacity

A four-day workshop on protecting the tax base of developing countries ended in Addis Ababa on Friday with participants being urged to use the new skills and knowledge they gained through the Italian government-sponsored program in implementing more effective and efficient tax systems that will ensure more resources are harvested for Africa’s development. read more

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How Engineers are Shaping Africa’s Future

There is no doubting that we live in an age of global interconnectedness.  While this trend started nearly 30-years ago and has brought more than a billion people out of extreme poverty it has only been in the last decade or so that the wave of modernity has swept Africa. read more

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Destructive impact of conflict on education highlighted in four-country African youth survey

Unsafe or damaged schools, absent teachers and dangerous journeys to class are among the destructive ways that conflict is impacting the learning prospects of young Africans according to a new UNICEF survey carried out in four countries. read more

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China made 10% of tourists visiting Africa in 2016

The massive influx of Chinese tourists to Africa has in the recent years made a buzz, and it is for all possible reasons. After seven consecutive years of annual double-digit growth in spending, China continues to lead global outbound travel, reaching US$ 261 billion of Chinese travelers’ expenditure in 2016, a 12% growth since 2012. Approximately 135 million Chinese outbound tourists travelled in 2016, out of which 10% were bound for Africa up from 3% in 2008. read more

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Europe identified as the most complex payroll region in the world

Europe identified as the most complex payroll region in the world read more

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Why good infrastructure governance is the key to unlocking Africa’s potential

Africa’s first roundtable on infrastructure governance is taking place in Cape Town this week. Chris Heathcote, CEO of Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) (GIhub.org), which is co-hosting the event, shares his views on the opportunities that infrastructure development offers African countries and some of the obstacles to the success of such projects.  read more

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Fly Africa – Unlocking the Potential of Africa’s Aviation Industry

Africans make up 12% of the world’s population but less than 2% of its travelers read more

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