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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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SA tooling and Manufacturing tackle revival challenge

South Africa’s tooling and manufacturing sectors are aggressively tackling skills challenges, and modernising and growing their operations, with a view to taking on global manufacturing giants. read more

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Forest products critical to fight hunger – including insects / New study highlights role of insects for food and feed consumption

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Mr. Graham Carl Brooking, Rigging Superintendent, Technip Chiyoda Joint Venture speak about his experience and knowledge on the freight forwarding industry at PowerLogistics Asia 2013 Conference on 30th-31st October 2013 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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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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“Samsung is committed to delivering the classroom of the future – taking learning beyond the blackboard and supporting the adoption of new technologies into our teaching environments.”

Exclusive interview with Paulo Ferreira, Head of Enterprise Mobility, Samsung South Africa – gold sponsor at African Education Week. read more

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“Solar investors, project developers and EPCs are shifting from a short term cost per Watt focus to a more accurate measure of a system’s value based on the levelized cost of electricity, expressed as cost per kilowatt hour.”

Exclusive interview with StephanPadlewski, Market & Program Leader at DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions.  DuPont is a silver sponsor at the upcoming Clean Power Africa.  A DuPont specialist will also address the solar conference session on:  “Know What is in Your Modules – Materials Matter”. read more

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RALF (Restoration Aquatic Life Filtration) Provides a New Solution During a Power Outage to Help the 13 Million Households with Aquariums Sustain Healthy Aquatic Life

Health- Tech Sales is the first company to offer battery powered multi-stage filtration (patent pending) which can be used during power outage emergencies. RALF will make its debut at Booth G5 at the Marine Aquarium Expo at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California on April 6 – 7, 2013.

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Tanzania’s Healthy Pregnancy Text Message Service Reaches 100,000 Subscribers in 15 Weeks

The unique healthy pregnancy text messaging (SMS) service reached 100,000 active registrants in March 2013. More than 4 million text messages have been sent to those who signed up for the free healthy pregnancy and safe motherhood information, since the launch late November 2012. read more

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‘Dubai Woodshow 2013’ grows 35% and will kick off with over 550 global exhibitors

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ECOWAS MINISTERS OF FINANCE ADOPT REGIONAL COMMON EXTERNAL TARIFF

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Regional ministers of finance on Wednesday, 20th March 2013 in Praia, Cape Verde endorsed a new region wide tariff regime for West Africa in another important milestone on the road to a customs union of the 15 ECOWAS Member States. read more

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State Secretaries Braun and Herkes travel to Mozambique and Tanzania with a business delegation for high-level talks

BERLIN, Germany, March 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, Prof. Harald Braun, and the State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Anne Ruth Herkes, are travelling to Mozambique and Tanzania from 11 to 15 March 2013. They will be accompanied by a business delegation. 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 a US $200-million Facility to Reinforce Ecobank’s Trade Finance Capacities

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated is registered and headquartered in Lomé, Togo, as a pan-African bank holding company. It has presence in 32 African countries, and is represented in France through its affiliate, EBI S.A. Ecobank has representative offices in Beijing, China, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and the UK. Its shares are listed on the Ghana, Nigeria and BRVM (UEMOA) Stock Exchanges. ETI has 18,321 employees and 1,200 branches and offices. read more

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