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Aung San Suu Kyi to attend the 2nd Myanmar Oil and Gas Summit

Aung San Suu Kyi gives speech to supporters at Hlaing Thar Yar Township in Yangon, Myanmar on 17 November 2011. Author Htoo Tay Zar. Source: Wikipedia.org

 

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize laureate and Chairperson of the National League for Democracy will be attending The 2nd Myanmar Oil and Gas Summit, Yangon, 17-18 June.

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60 African countries to participate in the AIM 2013

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Russia and Siberia – Investments in the billions to the energy industry

2nd elcom Rossija from 17 to 19 September 2013 with focus on the future’s energy mix

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MTN UGANDA CELEBRATES WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Launched in 1998, MTN Uganda is the leading telecommunications firm in country with more than 7.7 million customers as of 31 December 2012. Visit us at www.mtn.co.ug;www.youtube.com/mtnug;www.facebook.com/mtnugand www.twitter.com/mtnugandacare. Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator, connecting subscribers in 22 countries in Africa and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 31 December 2012, MTN recorded almost 190 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. Visit us at www.mtn.comand www.mtnfootball.com.

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AGRIBUSINESS’ POTENTIAL IS CENTRAL ROLE TO AFRICA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

About Agri-Vie

Agri-Vie is a private equity investment fund focused on agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa with a mission to generate an above average investment return, as well as demonstrable socio-economic development impacts through its equity investments. The fund was initiated by SP-aktif and Sanlam Private Equity with the cooperation of South African and international investors as well as the Makotulo BEE Consortium. The fund’s vision is to be a catalyst for sustainable growth through investing in one of the foundation sectors of Africa’s economies. Agri-Vie seeks to realise this vision through deploying development capital and management know-how according to sound investment and business principles. Agri-Vie Investment Advisors is a financial services provider authorized by the Financial Services Board, Registration number 33826. Visit www.agrivie.com for more information.

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Innovation Improves Gender Programs, Spurs Economic Development in Africa, World Bank

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Despite the steady economic growth in many African countries over the last few years, gains have not always translated into greater gender equality or poverty reduction, the World Bank announced today.

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A partnership built on a vision for an Emerging Senegal

Support economic growth, job creation and poverty reduction

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Lopatka: “Mozambique is booming – great opportunities for Austria’s economy” / State Secretary sees new perspectives for closer cooperation with the ADC focus nation

VIENNA, Austria, February 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ “Mozambique is a future market for Austrian companies in Africa”, State Secretary Reinhold Lopatka stated in his speech at the Mozambique Trade and Investment Forum of the Austrian Foreign Trade Office. An economic delegation headed by the Mozambique Minister of Industry and Trade Armando Inroga met with representatives of numerous Austrian companies at the Austrian Economic Chamber to discuss opportunities for joint projects.

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Zimbabwe’s Central Bank investigation opens a can of worms

 

An investigation conducted by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) into operations of the country’s Micro-Finance Institutions (MFIs) and money-lending institutions has exposed a plethora of illegal activities by the institutions impacting on the country’s economic development.

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Microsoft YouthSpark is here to uplift millions

An initiative by Microsoft which aims to engage youth to drive sustainable African economic growth and development is on.

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Microsoft engages youth to drive sustainable African economic growth


Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative to create economic opportunities for 300 million youth over the next three years

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