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The Global Armored and Counter IED Vehicles Market 2013-2023 – Market Size and Drivers: Market Profile

NEW YORK, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

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GEMALTO TASKED TO IMPLEMENT GHANA’S SECURITY SYSTEM

 

AMSTERDAM, Netherland, April 8, 2013/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653) (http://www.gemalto.com), the world leader in digital security, has been appointed as prime contractor and turnkey supplier to provide Ghana Immigration Services (GIS) with a highly secure electronic visa and border management solution. This initiative is part of the eGhana project, an ambitious plan with backing from the World Bank to create a modern IT infrastructure that can support the country’s sustainable development plans in the years ahead.

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£179 million five-year healthcare British-backed programme to rebuild clinics, train health workers, supply essential medicines and equipment, and improve water and sanitation in DR Congo

Six million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will have access to essential healthcare under a new British-backed programme, Foreign Secretary William Hague announced during his visit to Eastern DRC, in a joint statement with the International Development Secretary Justine Greening.

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Russia and Siberia – Investments in the billions to the energy industry

2nd elcom Rossija from 17 to 19 September 2013 with focus on the future’s energy mix

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China Oilseed Processing Report Provides Exclusive Insight Into Growth and Investment Potential in the Sector Over Next Decade; Report Now Available

Complete in-depth report on China oilseed processing sector now available for purchase. Danvers, MA, March, 2013 –(PR.com)– The just-released, in-depth report entitled Bringing Transparency to the Chinese Oilseed Processing Sector is now available for sale through Global AgInvestingSM Research & Insight (http://www.globalaginvesting.com/ResearchInsights/detail?contentid=2517). 

The in-depth insider report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market dynamics driving growth in the Chinese oilseed processing industry over the next decade including:

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IMF Concludes 2013 Article IV and EFF Review Mission to Seychelles

VICTORIA, Mahé, March 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Carol Baker visited Victoria from February 20 – March 5, 2013 to conduct the 2013 Article IV consultation discussions and assess performance at end-December for the seventh program review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement with Seychelles.1 The mission met with Finance Minister Pierre Laporte, Central Bank Governor Caroline Abel, other senior government officials and members of parliament, as well as representatives of the private sector.

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AfDB Approves US $300-Million Loan to Nigeria

 

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, February 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (http://www.afdb.org) approved Wednesday in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, a loan of US $300 million to finance the Transport Sector and Economic Governance Reform Program and the Nigeria Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for the period 2013-2017.

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AfDB Supports Export-Oriented SMEs to Boost Local Job Creation in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) signed on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 an agreement to provide two sovereign-guaranteed multi-tranche lines of credit (LoCs) of respectively US $500 million to Bank of Industry (BOI) and of US $200 million to Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) in order to support the modernization and expansion of export-oriented small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The LoCs will allow local SMEs to be more competitive, scale up their operations and ultimately create more jobs in Nigeria. The LoCs will include a technical assistance package to strengthen institutional capacity of both BOI and NEXIM as well as their SME clients.

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April, 2013

Event: Mastering Pricing & Price Review in Gas & LNG Contracts

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Intelligent CXT wire rope hoists increase productivity, safety and service life of cranes

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes. In 2011, Group sales totaled EUR 1,896 million. The Group has 11,900 employees, at 609 locations in 47 countries. Konecranes is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).

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Bahrain Tops Middle East in Economic Freedom, Twelfth Worldwide

According to the annual index of economic freedom published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, Bahrain remains the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region’s most economically free country.

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40 referral hospitals to be built and equipped with modern equipment in DR Congo by 2016

 

The kick off for modernization of the health sector in DR Congo is set to start in the course of 2013 with the inauguration of the Jubilee hospital planned in the second half of January 2013 stated His Excellency Mr. Felix Kabange Numbi, Minister of Public Health. Built on an area of 40,000 m², the hospital has 450 beds. Considered the largest of its kind in Central Africa, the hospital will be in position to achieve 2000-3000 outpatients per day and perform 3000 medical intervention per year.
The objectives to be achieved in the field of public health in five-year action program up to 2016, the Government of DR Congo is to build 40 referral hospitals and equip them with modern equipment.

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Foreign Minister of Equatorial Guinea Concludes Productive Meetings in Spain

Nations sign civil aviation accord, set stage for closer ties.

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Airtel and Ericsson making history in African network transformation

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Airtel has completed the largest network transformation in African Telecoms history – and is partnering with Ericsson for the comprehensive upgrade of a network to deliver superior service.

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International Gateway Traffic Verification System Now Fully Operational in Rwanda

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 8, 2012/PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — A Joint Realization of Global Voice Group and SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance for the Rwanda Utility Regulatory Agency

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JetBlue and Royal Air Maroc Partner to Bring More Access to Africa

 

 

 

– New options to Africa available via New York/JFK –

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Burundi: Country Results Profile

 

Overview

With a history of conflict and widespread poverty, Burundi has been working with the International Development Association (IDA) to rebuild peace and security, modernize public finance, provide basic services, and strengthen the agricultural sector. Since the Arusha Accords in 2000, Burundi has made progress toward political and social stability while also improving the lives of its people. From 2005 to 2009, net primary enrollment increased by 23 percent, under-five mortality decreased from 153.9 per thousand in 2005 to 141.9 per thousand in 2010, and births assisted by skilled personnel doubled.

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