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The Aviation Africa Event Opened Its Doors Today In Kigali To The Global Aviation Industry

The Aviation Africa 2017 is taking place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda from 22 to 23 February 2017.

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Integration Efforts in the EAC

Otavio Veras, Researcher of the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies

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Global Trade Partners in the 21st Century

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks

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Hope for financing Africa’s Development through private equity

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ A high-level roundtable on Building Private Equity and Private Capital Markets in Africa, met on 8 May, to explore the promise and obstacles facing private capital investments in Africa. The roundtable of investors and policy makers met under the auspices of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the World Economic Forum on Africa to navigate the complex world of private equity, which in recent years has shown increased interest. According to the participants, this could be Africa’s next development financing frontier and could mark an end to an aid dependency.

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Africa Continues to Grow Strongly Despite Global Slowdown, Although Significantly Less Poverty Remains Elusive

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to reach more than 5 per cent on average in 2013-2015 as a result of high commodity prices worldwide and strong consumer spending on the continent, ensuring that the region remains amongst the fastest growing in the world — according to the World Bank’s latest Africa’s Pulse, a twice-yearly analysis of the issues shaping Africa’s economic prospects.

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“Small and mini hydro will need to be an integral part of the future energy mix in Africa.”

Exclusive interview with Wim Jonker Klunne, Senior Researcher Renewable Energy, CSIR, South Africa.  Wim is a regular speaker at Clean Power Africa (formerly Hydropower Africa) and this year will chair a session on “Small and Mini Hydro Projects – The way forward”.

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AfDB Supports Rwandese Private Sector with a US $8-Million Line of Credit to the Development Bank of Rwanda

 

KIGALI, Rwanda, March 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) and the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) signed today a US $8-million Line of Credit (LoC) to support BRD lending to the agriculture, agro-processing, telecommunication, education and tourism infrastructure sectors in Rwanda. The signing ceremony, held in the AfDB national office in Rwanda, was chaired by Negatu Makonnen AfDB Resident Representative in Rwanda, and Jack N. Kayonga, BRD Chief Executive Officer.

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MTN Uganda HotSpot now available to MTN and non-MTN customers. Experience World-class internet.

As MTN Uganda continues to cement its position as the number one internet service provider offering world-class Internet it has launched a new Wi-Fi service with a number of MTN HotSpots around the country.

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Call for More Dialogue to Advance Africa’s Power Infrastructure

 

Africa is a market of untapped opportunities with demand for electrical transmission and distribution infrastructure and equipment set to increase significantly as the global economy recovers and electricity consumption is expected to grow at a rate of 3.4% per year up until 2020. Currently the biggest exporters of power on the continent include South Africa, Ghana and Zambia.

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Desmond Tutu develops new African leadership in Al Jazeera series

A fresh generation of African leaders will be featured on new Al Jazeera English series Tutu’s Children.

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Les pays africains sont à la traîne du développement

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