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IFC supports Top Vocational Institution Reach More Students in Morocco

About IFC

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. We help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments. In FY12, our investments reached an all-time high of more than $20 billion, leveraging the power of the private sector to create jobs, spark innovation, and tackle the world’s most pressing development challenges. For more information, visit http://www.ifc.org
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The African Development Bank’s Compelling Case for Africa’s Structural Transformation

AfDB Annual Meetings take place from 27-31 May in Marrakech, Morocco
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Accra, Ghana: Africa Mining Investment & Development Summit 2013

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Iberian Lawyer brings together a selected group of finance and legal experts at the 3rd Edition of Agenda Africa Forum in London ─ ‘Investment Frontiers: Angola and Mozambique’ ─ to examine trends in the region

LONDON, United-Kingdom /African Press Organization (APO)/ The appetite for investments in projects, energy and infrastructure in Africa has not decreased despite the economic downturn. Iberian Lawyer brings over 80 experts from the banking, finance and legal sector at Chatham House, London, to discuss the current opportunities and challenges of investing in Angola and Mozambique. read more

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QNBN: The arrival of fibre-optic broadband will change people’s lives dramatically

Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, CTO, Qatar National Broadband Network (Qnbn), Qatar is delivering a keynote address on Day Two of Broadband MEA 2013, taking place on the 19th-20th March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the show we speak to him about why faster speeds are so important and how Qnbn copes with the demands on its network.

What major developments have there been within the broadband industry in your region over the past year?
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Director, Product Marketing, Etisalat: “FTTH is necessary for businesses and consumers”

Ahead of the Broadband MEA 2013 conference, taking place on the 19th-20th March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE, Dubai, UAE, we speak to Maen Haddad, Director/Product Marketing, Etisalat on the latest broadband developments in the region and his views on issues such as piracy and FTTH deployment. read more

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Nawras CEO: “Data throttling harms customer perception of service quality”

Ross Cormack, CEO of Nawras is delivering the opening day keynote address at the Broadband MEA 2013 conference taking place on the 19th-20th March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the conference we speak to him about the challenges facing the Omani operator in the region. read more

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Turkey•MENA Renewable Energy Congress 2013

The Turkey·MENA Renewable Energy Congress 2013 will be held from 24 to 25 October 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference will unite the key local and international players to drive forward the government support, to discuss how to invest efficiently and how to tapping into the local market quickly and profitably. read more

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Property players in for a great ride 2013

It looks as if 2013 is set to provide opportunities for commercial investors, that is if experts are to be believed. read more

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South Africa should use its BRICS membership to address Africa’s poor infrastructure

South Africa should leverage its position in BRICS to increase investments in the development and upgrade of Africa’s inadequate infrastructure, says David Humphrey, Global Head of Power and Infrastructure at Standard Bank Group. read more

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Turkey-MENA Nuclear Industry Congress 2013

Turkey-MENA Nuclear Industry Congress 2013 will be held on June 18 – 19, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. The main motivation behind this congress is to provide a vital platform for all nuclear energy players to know about the prospects of the regional market and learn from each other to common develop the Turkey and MENA nuclear power industry. read more

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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. read more

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VOLATILTY TO CONTINUE IN 2013 BUT AFRICAN AGRIBUSINESS SET TO TAKE THE STAGE

March 2013: Volatility in the agricultural sector is expected to continue, but despite the challenges ahead, Agribusiness experts are optimistic that 2013 will prove to be a hurdle that can be overcome. read more

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SOLARWORLD AFRICA SUPPLIES WESTERN CAPE AGRI-SECTOR’S LARGEST PV SYSTEM

 

About SolarWorld AG: SolarWorld AG manufactures solar power systems and in doing so contributes to a cleaner energy supply worldwide. The company, located in Bonn, employs approximately 2300 people and carries out production in Freiberg, Germany, and Hillsboro, USA. From raw material silicon to the solar module, SolarWorld manages all stages of production including its own research and development. Through an international distribution network, SolarWorld supplies customers all over the world with solar modules and complete systems. The company maintains high social standards at all locations across the globe, and has committed itself to resource- and energy-efficient production. SolarWorld has been publically traded on the stock market since 1999 and is quoted in the technology index TecDax. SolarWorld achieved sales of about one billion euros for the fiscal year 2011. read more

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