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Insecurity, economic crisis, abuse and exploitation in Libya push refugees and migrants to Europe, new study reveals

The study examined the changing dynamics and protection challenges affecting mixed migration flows to and within Libya and the evolution of migration trends, smuggling networks and routes read more

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Virtual Learning Centre on MDGs Launches in Zimbabwe

by Wallace Mawire

Development Reality Institute (DRI)  in partnership with the Ministry of Economic Planning and Implementation Programme, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) haved launched Zimbabwe’s first ever virtual learning platform on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for the country. read more

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African leaders urged to invest in jobs, infrastructure and protecting development gains

 

The title for this year’s African Economic Conference will be “Inclusive and Sustainable Development in an Age of Economic Uncertainty” read more

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World Bank: Unleashing the Power of Africa’s Private Sector Key to Continent’s Growth

 

TOKYO, October, 2012 – The private sector is a key but underused resource for Africa’s development, as much of the continent’s savings go yet untapped for investment. Speaking at the Africa Investor CEO Summit in Tokyo, Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa, stressed that public private partnerships (PPPs) can be an important instrument to mobilize these resources and address the estimated US$30 billion per year infrastructure financing gap in Africa, particularly in energy and transport. read more

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Rural development market gets that much needed focus

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

The revelations that a decrease in land prices and interest from property investors in South Africa has resulted in an increase in the number of retail developments across the country being economically viable, have been welcomed by various investors. read more

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Report slams SA government’s conduct

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

A new report declares that the South African government is incompetent. read more

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NEPAD TO HOST SADC SYMPOSIUM ON INVESTMENT IN BIOENERGY

 

Johannesburg, South Africa: July 26, 2012 -The New partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency will host the “Bioenergy Investment Symposium for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region” in, Sandton, Johannesburg on July 30 and 31, 2012. read more

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ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors Revealed

 

NEW YORK and LONDON, July, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — read more

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‘GREECE: AN ECONOMIC ODYSSEY’ DOCUMENTARY PRE-SCREENING IN SANDTON

 

CNBC Africa last night hosted the screening of its first feature documentary: `Greece: An Economic Odyssey’. The documentary, sponsored by Investment Solutions, was shown at the ‘Slow in the City’ Lounge in Sandton. It premieres on CNBC Africa on Monday, July 16 at 8 p.m. CAT.

The hour-long documentary delves into Greece’s history and the origins of the current economic crisis through exclusive interviews with former Prime Ministers and finance ministers of the Mediterranean country. It was produced by award-winning Greek journalist Irene Nikolopoulou and CNBC Africa Features Editor Jill de Villiers. Forbes Africa Managing Editor Chris Bishop was the narrator. read more

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GREECE: AN ECONOMIC ODYSSEY

 

Greece’s economic triumphs and trials will be brought into sharp focus in Greece: An Economic Odyssey, an exclusive one-hour documentary to be screened shortly on CNBC Africa. read more

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Economic Statecraft: Embracing Africa’s Market Potential

 

 

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Testimony read more

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African Finance Experts say Remittance Finance can Help Foster Social Inclusion

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Leading figures from Africa’s financial services industry, including those from the African Development Bank (AfDB) believe remittances can play a crucial role in fostering social development and increasing financial stability in developing countries. read more

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Frost & Sullivan 2012 Africa Competitive Strategy Leadership Award Conferred on Karoo Sustainable Energy Ltd.

KSE Remains the First and only Independent Power Producer Appointed by the Botswana Power Corporation to Date read more

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