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“African countries are increasingly focused on the potential renewable energy offers to their economies.”

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“In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development and is often the sponsor of pilot projects.”

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MITSUMI wins IT Distribution Company of the year award at BoICT Awards Nigeria

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EUROCHANNEL PICKS EUTELSAT 16A TO EXTEND REACH IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

The range of channels broadcasting across sub-Saharan Africa via the EUTELSAT 16A satellite further increased today with the launch of Eurochannel, the international TV channel dedicated to European films and series. Eurochannel’s selection of EUTELSAT 16A marks the latest step in its international expansion and comes three months after its launch into all Europe via Eutelsat. The channel has signed a new five-year contract for capacity and services with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) (http://www.eutelsat.com).

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Eurochannel picks EUTELSAT 16A to extend reach in sub-Saharan Africa

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Madagascar needs more than $41 million to end locust plague / Half of the country infested by locusts – food production seriously at risk

ROME, Italy, March 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Madagascar needs more than $22 million of emergency funding by June to start fighting a severe locust plague that threatens the country’s next cropping seasons and the food security of more than half the country’s population, FAO said today. The agency underlined, however, that a three-year strategy is needed – requiring an additional $19 million.

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Madagascar a besoin de 41 millions de dollars pour mettre fin à l’invasion de criquets / La moitié du pays est infestée, ce qui menace gravement la production alimentaire

ROME, Italie, 26 mars 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Madagascar a besoin d’urgence de plus de 22 millions de dollars d’ici juin pour commencer à lutter contre la terrible invasion de criquets qui menace les prochaines saisons culturales et la sécurité alimentaire de plus de la moitié de la population, indique la FAO. L’Organisation souligne toutefois la nécessité de mettre en œuvre une stratégie sur trois ans, qui requiert 19 millions de dollars supplémentaires.

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US $1 Million SEFA Grant to Provide Reliable Energy Services in Madagascar

 

TUNIS, Tunisia, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a US $1 million grant to finalize pre-investment activities for a hybrid renewable energy project in Nosy Be Island in Madagascar. The grant will be used to finance feasibility studies for a combination of hydro, wind and solar technologies, technical assistance to the national power utility, the transactions advisory for a Public Private Partnership. Through this intervention, the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) will play a catalytic role and pave the way for private investors and other financiers to work towards delivering a sustainable energy solution with huge socio-economic impacts on the island.

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SEFA octroie une subvention d’un million de dollars EU à Madagascar pour offrir une énergie plus fiable à 50 000 personnes

 

TUNIS, Tunisie, 5 février 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Le Fonds des Energies Durables pour l’Afrique (SEFA) a approuvé une subvention d’un million de dollars EU, destinée à finaliser le montage d’un projet hybride d’énergies renouvelables sur l’île de Nosy Be, à Madagascar. Cette subvention couvrira, entre autres, les études de faisabilité visant à explorer une combinaison de technologies (éolien, solaire, hydroélectrique), une assistance technique à la compagnie nationale d’électricité et le conseil juridique et financier pour la mise en place d’un partenariat public-privé.

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A company that knows how to make things look easy

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Alcatel-Lucent has a success story to tell.

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Tripp Lite & MITSUMI IT Distribution Enter into a Strategic Distribution Agreement

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