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Business growth remains high on the African boardroom agenda despite economic and socio-political headwinds
PwC’s Africa Business Agenda report shows that 85% of African CEOs (Global: 85%) are confident in their own company’s prospects for revenue growth over the next 12 months
PLATINUM SPONSOR INTERVIEW: “Symbion and many other companies from the United States are ready to invest in Africa.”
Chehadé Calls for an Increase in African Registrars
New York, NY, March 11, 2013 –(PR.com)– On April 6, NYU Stern African Business Club, in partnership with NYU Africa House and The Council of Young African Leaders will host their annual African Economic Forum. Themed “Africa in Motion: People, Ideas, and Events Reshaping the African Continent,” the forum will provide an opportunity for active practitioners in the areas of business, policy, and social enterprise to interact with forum attendees to exchange ideas, and insights on the current state of Africa’s economic landscape.
The forum will feature a Leadership Fireside Chat, and four concurrent panels on Technology, Social Enterprise, Finance, and Development. Confirmed featured speakers include President and Chairman of the African Export-Import Bank Jean-Louis Ekra, world-renowned Entrepreneur, Activist, and Former Cameroonian presidential candidate Kah Walla, Managing Director of The Whitaker Group Aubrey Hruby, and Founder and CEO of Advanced Finance and Investment Group M. Papa Madiaw Ndiaye. Dean of New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business Peter Blair Henry will provide the opening remarks.
Monday, 4 March 2013. PennWell International announced that it has made the strategic decision to co-locate the POWER-GEN Africa and DistribuTECH Africa exhibitions and conferences. The combined event will take place from 17 – 19 March, 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
Mylan Launches Innovative Portfolio of Antiretroviral Products for Treatment of HIV/AIDS in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG and PITTSBURGH /PRNewswire/ — Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), one of the world’s leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies, today announced that its subsidiary in South Africa, Mylan (Proprietary) Limited, has launched a comprehensive portfolio of antiretroviral (ARV) products. South Africa has the world’s largest HIV/AIDS population, with approximately 5.6 million1 people living with the disease and an estimated 1.7 million2 people receiving treatment.
Former President of the African Development Bank Babacar Ndiaye to lead Investment Day at this year’s AgriBusiness Forum.
By Rich Martinez
Africa, though known to have the oldest economic history and could have established a prosperous economy earlier, has long been suffering from poverty instead. It has been imprinted in the History that their economy has indeed stagnated for the past decades. The African Continent is supposed to be enriched with a wide range of resources, but somehow, mismanagement and corruption took place that people from Africa are economically depressed and deprived.
By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa
A report this week reveals that entry as a Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) is not so restrictive after all.
HOUSTON, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CAMAC Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: CAK) (“the Company”) today announced that Chairman and CEO Dr. Kase Lawal, recently attended the inaugural Goldman Sachs Builders & Innovators Summit where he was honored as one of the 100 most innovative entrepreneurs for his 26 years of creating value on the continent of Africa.
SINGAPORE, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Richard Chandler Corporation announced that it has invested US$112 million to support the recapitalisation of Union Bank of Nigeria by Union Global Partners Limited (UGPL) consortium. This investment equates to a 13.4% position in Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN).