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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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“Creating business and market opportunities for Africa’s poor is key to advancing sustainable development in the region.” UNDP Report

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Involving low-income communities in markets and businesses across Africa is essential for economic growth to translate into sustainable development, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today.
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Innovation Prize for Africa Announces 2013 Finalists

Experts from across Africa develop market-oriented solutions to address sanitation, malaria, energy and other challenges while driving economic growth on the continent
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5 Ways Drones Could Help In A Disaster Like The Boston Marathon Bombing Plus three robots that are already saving lives.

Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.” read more

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Oil and Gas Industry to Power Industrial Valves and Actuators Market, finds Frost & Sullivan

Political instability in key growth regions threatens to dampen revenue generation read more

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MTN Presents Annual Results – 2012

Kampala, Uganda – March, 2013

MTN Uganda celebrates strong annual results for the year 2012 reflected by positive revenue,  Data and Mobile Money growth read more

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IMF Concludes Staff Mission to Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea, February 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Conakry during February 7-22, 2013 to conduct discussions on the second review of a program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), which was approved by the IMF Executive Board on February 24, 20121 (see Press Release No. 12/57) in the amount of SDR128.52 million (about US$194.99 million). The mission was received by H.E. Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Ms. Rabiatou Serah Diallo, President of the National Transition Commission. The mission also met with Mr. Kerfalla Yansané, State Minister of Economy and Finance; Mr. Mohammed Diaré, Deputy-Minister for the Budget; Mr. Lounceny Nabé, Governor of the Central Bank of Guinea; and other government members and senior officials. The mission also met with members of civil society, trade unions, employers’ organizations, and the donor community. Discussions focused on recent economic developments and growth prospects, policy implementation under the ECF, and policies and structural reforms for 2013. read more

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Headline: The time is ripe for biogas investment, says SABIA, ahead of launch at Africa Energy Indaba

The South African Biogas Industry Association (SABIA)will be launched at the Africa Energy Indaba in February 2013 by experts who believe that biogas should no longer be lumped together with other alternative energy sources,but holds enough weight to stand in its own category. read more

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“The Ethical Water Exchange is THE platform to transform wastewater into a clean tradable resource: treated wastewater.”

Exclusive interview with Valérie Issumo, Founder, Prana Sustainable Water, Switzerland.  She will address the Water track at African Utility Week on: “Ethical water exchange – the monetary value of recycled wastewater”. read more

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VIASPACE Signs Project Agreement and Growing Giant King Grass in South Africa

WALNUT, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that it has signed a project agreement and received initial funding from Selectra CC of Johannesburg South Africa. VIASPACE CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen delivered Giant King™ Grass (GKG) to South Africa, supervised the first planting, and held business meetings with Selectra and their partners. read more

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FRUIT LOGISTICA 2013 welcomes you to share in its success!

Last year 13 countries of Sub Sahara Africa presented their products to 56,000 trade visitors from 139 countries
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Researchers Identify Water Rich Meteorite Linked To Mars Crust

WASHINGTON, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA-funded researchers analyzing a small meteorite that may be the first discovered from the Martian surface or crust have found it contains 10 times more water than other Martian meteorites from unknown origins. read more

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IBM Helps Senegalese City of Thies Plan for Economic Growth

THIES, Senegal, Nov., 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A team of experts from IBM (NYSE: IBM) presented recommendations to the City of Thies to grow the economic sector through measures to bolster entrepreneurialism, agricultural exports, and education. read more

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Dr.Hauschka Establishes NEW Fair Trade Initiative in Ethiopia

 

Ethiopian Damask Roses Harvested for Dr.Hauschka Skin Care. (PRNewsFoto/Dr.Hauschka Skin Care)

Sourcing Organic Damask Rose Essential Oil read more

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