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Lithium Market Becoming More Reliant on Batteries for Continued Strong Demand Growth

Rise in Consumption and Future Demand Driven by Lithium-ion Batteries read more

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A.M. Best’s Leading Analysts Discuss the Global Reinsurance Sector, London Market and Medical Professional Liability Insurers

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British-Nigerian Femi Oke to host Al Jazeera’s The Stream

 

International broadcaster Femi Oke has been revealed as the new host of Al Jazeera English’s hit social media show The Stream. read more

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Standard Bank Group’s leading carbon experts working with international climate organisation

Fenella Aouane of Standard Bank Group has been appointed to the Board of the Climate Markets and Investment Association (CMIA), an international trade association representing 50 companies that finance, invest in and provide enabling support to activities that reduce carbon emissions. The CMIA’s membership accounts for an estimated 75% of the global carbon market, valued at US$120-billion in 2010. read more

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“Africa is the second largest continent in the world, yet it is the least computerised.”

Exclusive interview with Gideon van Niekerk, MaraMedia CEO.  MaraMedia is a gold sponsor at the upcoming African Education Week. read more

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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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Aggreko and Shanduka Recognised for Delivering Africa’s Best Fast Track Power Project

The power project has been awarded at the Africa Energy Awards read more

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Aggreko et Shanduka récompensés pour la livraison du meilleur projet d’énergie à exécution rapide en Afrique

Le projet a été récompensé à l’occasion du Prix africains de l’énergie read more

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Aggreko fournira 122 MW d’électricité transfrontalière au Mozambique et à la Namibie

Cette solution contribue à satisfaire la demande croissante d’électricité en Afrique australe
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L’innovation : un vecteur promouvant l’égalité des sexes et le développement économique en Afrique, selon la Banque mondiale

WASHINGTON, 8 mars 2013 – La Banque mondiale annonce qu’en dépit de la croissance économique soutenue enregistrée dans de nombreux pays africains au cours des dernières années, les gains réalisés ne se traduisent pas toujours par une plus grande égalité des sexes, ni par une réduction plus marquée de la pauvreté. read more

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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. read more

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Première visite au Sénégal de l’Economiste en chef de la Banque mondiale

DAKAR, Sénégal, 6 mars 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ M. Kaushik Basu, premier vice-président et Economiste en chef de la Banque mondiale, est attendu à Dakar pour une visite de deux jours au Sénégal, les 7 et 8 mars prochains. read more

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Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2013 finalists

Edited by Thandisizwe Mgudlwa and Contributed by Design Indaba
Here they are! The Most Beautiful Object in South Africa finalists for 2013. Who will get your vote?
It’s our great pleasure to present the much-anticipated Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2013 finalists.

Featuring a diverse selection of objects, the MBOISA finalists were nominated by a mix of design journalists and cultural commentators in South Africa. read more

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AfDB Approves US $200-million Risk Participation Facility to Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered Bank is a universal banking group headquartered in London and strategically focused on Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It is a leading provider of trade finance in Africa and was named Best Trade Bank in Africa in 2011 (Trade and Forfaiting Review Awards 2011). SCB captures significant trade flows along the various trade corridors and facilitated over US $10 billion of trade in Africa in 2011 alone. It has 15 African subsidiaries and over 200 correspondent banking relationships in Africa. SCB has a long term rating of A1 (Moody’s) and AA- (Fitch and S&P). read more

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