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Green business awards launched in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe anticipates to ignite its green economic revolution with the recent launch of the green business awards expected to be presented to outstanding winners in November 2013, according to Sebastian Zuze, Chairman of the awards. The awards recently launched in Harare under the theme:Greening the economy for sustainable national prosperity are an initiative of Xhib-it Events company and are meant to celebrate excellence in green practice,strategy and products, complimenting the Ministry of Environment’s efforts on greening the economy.They seek to recognize the most innovative,ambitious and effective initiatives by Zimbabwean business and individuals for achieving environmental sustainability and implementing smart business practice.

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The Anatomy of a Logo

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Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth –

The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and the United States Government have released a report

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MTN Uganda holds a 3 day Internet Expo in Mbarara as part of a drive to increase data usage in the regions

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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.

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ESQ ENERGY/ OIL AND GAS SUMMIT, 2013

EVENT OVERVIEW

 

Notwithstanding the prolonged reforms of the legal and regulatory framework governing the energy sector in Nigeria, especially due to the non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), international and local companies continue to find and take advantage of several investment opportunities. Such opportunities arise amidst substantial legal risks and regulatory challenges. How has the industry capitalized on the opportunities and dealt with the legal risks and regulatory challenges? Looking ahead, what are the options to be considered in creating a fair and effective legal/regulatory framework in the mid and long-term to enhance investments and growth in the industry? At this two day event to holding at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria, between 9th and 10th April 2013, from 9:00am daily, representatives of oil and gas as well as Power companies will meet with Nigerian financial, legal and insurance experts to discuss some of the perennial challenges facing the sector today, and point the directions for their future closer interface in a robust and reformed energy industry. Legal Blitz publishers of Esq Legal Practice Magazine hereby invites you to participate at this all important event.

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AfricaRice: Average rice yield in SSA has jumped 30% after rice crisis

COTONOU, Benin, March, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An analysis by the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) has revealed that the paddy rice production growth rate in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) shot up from 3.2% per year before the rice crisis (2000–2007) to 8.4% per year after the rice crisis (2007–2012).

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PACKAGING LINKED TO EVOLUTION SAYS COLOURTONE ARIES

 

Gone are the days when packaging was just a standard container used to safeguard and transport items. Western Cape printing and packaging powerhouse, Colourtone Aries has seen demands in packaging evolve over the years. Packaging now plays a crucial part in the marketing mix and one that receives considerable attention from marketers.

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WE ARE ON THE VERGE OF A SECURITY SOFTWARE REVOLUTION, SAYS JIST

 

We are sitting on the edge of a revolution in security software and hardware applications and it is journey on the wild side. Just as technology development has raced ahead and returned with the future, security applications are revolutionising the way we protect our assets and ourselves.

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT TOP ENTERPRISE STRATEGY

The future of the world’s technology is here and a common element in modern communication is Customer Experience Management (CEM). The 2nd CEM Summit to be held at the Upper East Side Hotel in Cape Town from 24 – 25 April 2013 turns the spotlight onto enhancing the customer experience through innovative IT solutions.

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SA: Education group, CTI, advances learning

CTI is the first to offer free tablet computers for study – the group says.

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MTN Uganda celebrates another major milestone: Successful commissioning of MTN Fibre Network at Katuna Border-.

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 21 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 30 September 2012, MTN recorded 183 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. Visit us at www.mtn.co.ug; www.mtn.com and www.mtnfootball.com.

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Beyond Consumers, Beyond the US: the Implications of LTE for Defense, Public Safety, Energy, and What the World Can Learn from the US Market

FARMINGTON, Conn. /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The next generation wireless technology, Long Term Evolution (LTE), is gathering headlines at breakneck pace. But the consumer focused coverage of Apple against Samsung and Verizon against AT&T misses the other 60% of the market, the vertical industries where LTE is going to have an even greater impact. Global Information Inc (GII), one of the world’s oldest market research aggregators, has partnered with leading publishers to offer new studies and forecasts for the business impact of LTE in major markets. How will LTE impact oil, gas and energy production? How is the defense industry being shaped by LTE and wireless infrastructure? What are the implications for security and public safety?

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Will Technology Kill Us or Make Us Stronger?

McCann “Truth About Wellness” Global Research Study Reveals Multiple Contradictions & Cultural Surprises Around the World

More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us more sick; Globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs

NEW YORK, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — McCann Truth Central, the global intelligence unit of McCann Erickson , the world’s largest advertising agency, released a new global research study, “The Truth About Wellness,” an online global study based on a quantitative survey of 7,000 respondents in the U.S., U.K., Brazil, China, Japan, South Africa and Turkey and supplemented qualitatively in the U.S., U.K., Japan, Peru and Brazil.

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Information and Communication Technology is Revolutionizing Development in Africa

New Report Highlights Innovations, Home-Grown Solutions in Eight Key Sectors

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Mobile Web Africa 2012 in Johannesburg is ‘just what the doctor ordered’

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

The much anticipated Mobile Web Africa conference which kicked started on Wednesday, November 28 in Johannesburg is further proof that the Africa Mobile Technology revolution is unstoppable.

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Food production forum gathers in South Africa

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

The Farmer Organizations Forum which is to link farmers to markets and financial services is to make it easier for farmer organisations to scale-up food production.

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