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Digital Economy to Create over 3m Jobs, as Nigeria, Others Discuss Road Map in Geneva

Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah and Sec. Gen of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi at the e-Commerce week in Geneva

It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria’s digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next 10 years.

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Commissioner Piebalgs to launch new food security and energy projects during his visit to Burundi

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, February 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ During a two-day visit to Burundi (21-22/02), EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs will announce an €18 million new project on food security for the benefit of around 20,000 households and to treat 80,000 undernourished children in the country. He will also launch a second project, worth €50 million, to provide access to sustainable energy for a million of Burundi’s citizens, particularly for those living in rural areas.

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ORANGE AFCON South Africa 2013 broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa a plus for the tournament

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

The compliance with ORANGE AFCON South Africa 2013 television and radio broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa are now available.

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Report slams failure to prevent toxic waste dumping in West Africa / Amnesty International and Greenpeace call for criminal investigation

 

LONDON, United-Kingdom, September 25, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Trafigura, the multinational company behind the 2006 dumping of toxic waste in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, resulting in over 100,000 people seeking medical assistance, must be criminally investigated in the UK, Amnesty International and Greenpeace Netherlands conclude in a major new report released today.

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Gunvor Finalizes Stake In Coal Producer Kolmar

 

GENEVA, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Gunvor Group Ltd, through a 50/50 joint venture with Volga Resources, has completed the acquisition of a stake (60%) in Kolmar Management Company LLC (Kolmar), one of the Russian Federation‘s leading coal producers. The deal represents Gunvor’s first foray into Russian coal mining, and will benefit from the company’s superior knowledge of the Russian energy sector and proven commodity trading skills.

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Growing MENA-MED Oil and Gas Market Attracts Investors

 

GENEVA, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —

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Gunvor Investigating Allegations

 

NICOSIA, Cyprus, July, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Gunvor Group Ltd (Gunvor) has been notified by Swiss authorities that they are conducting an investigation into the activities of a former employee in the Republic of Congo (CongoBrazzaville). Gunvor itself is not the object of the current investigation.

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