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Over 30,000 places in Uganda mapped including businesses, market centres, shops and churches
Insurance industry faces challenges and constraints as it looks to the future, according to new study by BNY Mellon and the Economist Intelligence Unit
Report examines how insurers can drive positive economic behavior while protecting society from risk
by Wallace Mawire
The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in partnership with Mandel Training Centre in Zimbabwe will host the 2013 economic outlook symposium in Harare on 7 February, 2013.
The symposium is expected to bring top thought leaders to deliver on the economy through a discussion
of key issues impacting on the global and Zimbabwean economy and business.
The symposium will also feature the government’s perspective to be delivered by the minister of economic planning and investment promotion, the World Bank Perspective,perspective on the global economy and also perspectives on emerging markets, just to mention a few.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Carlos Lopes, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and the President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 11 and 12, 2013 to discuss the challenges, opportunities and priorities facing Africa over the next 50 years, and how best to coordinate efforts in supporting the continent’s socio-economic transformation. The meeting concluded with a joint communiqué that seeks to strengthen their commitment to support the vision of Africa’s leaders to transform the continent over the next 50 years.
Africa is a market of untapped opportunities with demand for electrical transmission and distribution infrastructure and equipment set to increase significantly as the global economy recovers and electricity consumption is expected to grow at a rate of 3.4% per year up until 2020. Currently the biggest exporters of power on the continent include South Africa, Ghana and Zambia.