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SA tooling and Manufacturing tackle revival challenge

South Africa’s tooling and manufacturing sectors are aggressively tackling skills challenges, and modernising and growing their operations, with a view to taking on global manufacturing giants. read more

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FOREX industry celebrates the JFEX 2013 awards winners

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CAR: Food crisis looms

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Food assistance is emerging as an urgent humanitarian priority in the Central African Republic (CAR). Assessments carried out earlier this year show that many people cannot afford the little food that is available in markets, and that farmers have begun to eat the seeds that were meant for planting this season.
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Hope for financing Africa’s Development through private equity

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ A high-level roundtable on Building Private Equity and Private Capital Markets in Africa, met on 8 May, to explore the promise and obstacles facing private capital investments in Africa. The roundtable of investors and policy makers met under the auspices of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the World Economic Forum on Africa to navigate the complex world of private equity, which in recent years has shown increased interest. According to the participants, this could be Africa’s next development financing frontier and could mark an end to an aid dependency.
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GBOT, The First Exchange in Africa, to Successfully Launch Contracts for Difference (CFDs)

 

GBOT is the 1st exchange in Africa and 2nd in the world to introduce CFDs
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World Organization of Creditors took part in the United Nations thematic debates

April 15, Robert Abdullin – President of the World Organization of Creditors – took part in the thematic debates at the United Nations headquarters in New York. These debates were devoted to the issue of “Global Economic Governance”. read more

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US agriculture aims to strengthen SA trade

A US agricultural trade mission met South African food industry delegates in Sandton this week for talks on developing trade relations between South African and US food producers. read more

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POPSCI NEWS

5 Ways Drones Could Help In A Disaster Like The Boston Marathon Bombing Plus three robots that are already saving lives.

Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.” read more

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Embraer Defense & Security signs sales contract for Super Tucanos with Senegal’s Air Force

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With over 40 years of experience in providing Armed Forces around the world with superior platforms and systems to aid in their defense and security, Embraer Defense & Security has a growing presence in the global market, and plays a strategic role in Brazil‘s defense system. Embraer Defense & Security’s product portfolio includes military airplanes, state-of-the-art radar technologies, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and advanced information and communications systems, such as Command, Control, Communications, Computer, and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) applications. Embraer’s airplanes and military solutions are in service with more than 50 armed forces in 48 countries. read more

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US Food Seminar to Explore Diversifying the Southern African Food Basket

On Thursday, 18 April 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and a consortium of U.S. food and ingredient producers will host a food seminar in Sandton. read more

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FXSTAT one of the largest analytics provider in the world announces its participation as the Strategic Partner of The 8th Jordan Forex Expo & Awards

FxStat was established in April 2010 and has become one of the largest Forex analytics providers in the world. It now serves as an Autotrading (copy trade) service provider as well as a Forex social network platform to aid traders in their trading. FxStat Autotrading platform is the image of its innovative approach to technology. The level of custom engineering, data management and infrastructure solutions at FxStat is state-of-the-art. For Brokers, FxStat’s continuous product, service and functionality upgrades on the platforms delivered via the Internet translate into one’s own commercial profile. Our goal is to help members succeed in this challenging market by encouraging transparency and information-sharing, regardless of the broker they trade with.( Read more) read more

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Madagascar needs more than $41 million to end locust plague / Half of the country infested by locusts – food production seriously at risk

ROME, Italy, March 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Madagascar needs more than $22 million of emergency funding by June to start fighting a severe locust plague that threatens the country’s next cropping seasons and the food security of more than half the country’s population, FAO said today. The agency underlined, however, that a three-year strategy is needed – requiring an additional $19 million. read more

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Human Trafficking and the Human Rights Agenda Against Eritrea (Part 1)

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TechNavio Announces the Publication of Its Research Report – Global Scientific Instrument Market 2012-2016

TechNavio’s report, the Global Scientific Instrument Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

 

London, United Kingdom (PR.com)– TechNavio today launched its report Global Scientific Instrument Market 2012-2016 based on an in-depth analysis covering the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions. The report aims to aid decision makers’ understanding of the present and future landscape of the market. 

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s Engineering team said: “The Global Scientific Instrument market is growing at a rapid pace. Therefore, several major players in the market are trying to expand their presence in the market. A number of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are taking place in the market space. Many big players and emerging contenders in the Global Scientific Instrument market are looking for mergers and acquisitions. Moreover, many vendors are creating alliances with smaller and bigger companies to capture more market share. This enhances their distribution channels and improves their market reach. Thus, mergers and acquisitions help companies remain competitive in the market.” read more

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