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Morningstar Announces Findings from Third Global Fund Investor Experience Report; United States Scores the Best and South Africa the Worst

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Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
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Standard Bank uses sustainable strategy to mesh commercial reality and social relevance

2012 Sustainability Report proves that Standard Bank’s strategy and sustainability programmes are mutually reinforcing and have served the company well in the past 12 months read more

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New Authorised Bobcat Dealer Appointed for Ethiopia

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Stanbic IBTC declares N12bn profit on gross earnings of N92bn

Stanbic IBTC Holdings, a member of Standard Bank Group, has declared a profit before tax of N11.7 billion for 2012, an increase of 16 percent above the N10.1 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2011, according to its audited results for the financial year ended December 31, 2012. Similarly, profit after tax rose to N10.2 billion, translating to an increase of 53 percent over the prior year’s N6.6 billion. read more

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Seizing the Opportunity: Jobs and Safety Nets in the Middle East and North Africa

The region’s governments have a unique opportunity for fundamental reforms to bring down barriers to employment and develop safety nets designed to lift people out of poverty read more

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“Water utilities have come to realise there is an urgent need to conserve energy if they want to break even.”

Interview with Sarah M. Tibatemwa, Africa Director at the International Water Association and speaker in the water track at African Utility Week 2013. read more

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Software Piracy Costs Billions in Time, Money for Consumers and Businesses

New Microsoft-commissioned study also highlights dangers for those that use counterfeit software. read more

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The Group Sonelgaz confirms its participation at electro, automation & energy 2013

Tunisia is the Guest of Honor in 2013

Valuable conference program read more

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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 read more

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Kenyan Universities Work With IBM To Develop IT Leaders Of The Future

NAIROBI, Kenya /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to meet the growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals, three of Kenya’s leading universities are teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to create an advanced educational and training environment. These partnerships will help students develop critical Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) skills in areas such as analytics, cyber security, big data, social business and cloud. read more

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Exclusive interview with Engineer. Andrew T. Barfour, Project Coordinator at the Ghana Energy Development and Access Project (GEDAP) at the Ghana Ministry of Energy in Accra

“Despite the poverty in the rural areas, the commitment, drive, and acceptance of the SHEP programme certainly pleasantly surprised the managers of the programme.“ read more

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Ghana’s electrification success explained at African Utility Week in May

“Community involvement or participation is absolutely key “ read more

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ANOTHER CAPITAL FLIGHT IN THE GAMBIA

Following months of report that Prime Bank Gambia will be sold, the Central of The Gambia (CBG) has come up with reports that the bank has not met its minimum capital requirement for 2012; and therefore is required to go on “voluntary liquidation”.
“The Central Bank of the Gambia is pleased to inform the general public that 12 out of the 13 commercial banks operating in The Gambia met the minimum capital requirement of D200 Million,” a release from CBG reads. read more

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Independent Study Unlocks Five Key Tips to Improving Web User Experience

A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of e-Spirit, details the issues companies need to consider in order to offer their users – customers, employees and partners – real added value via more and more channels including online, mobile, portals or smart TV.

 

Boston, MA, January, 2013 –(PR.com)– Companies in every sector are starting to recognize that having an innovative, customized and consistent way to address target groups through a wide range of channels and contact points is an important factor in their success. A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of e-Spirit, details the issues companies need to consider in order to offer their users – customers, employees and partners – real added value via more and more channels including online, mobile, portals or smart TV.

The new study titled “Climbing The Digital Experience Maturity Ladder Through An Integrated Technology Approach,” is available now as a complimentary download at www.e-spirit.com/forresterwp. Based on original Forrester research and surveys, the study delves into the most important steps for implementing an integrated approach that addresses users across multiple channels. read more

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