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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and The MasterCard Foundation today convened key financial industry players to build further momentum for mobile financial services in Cote d’Ivoire. The event recognized the market’s enormous potential, especially for increasing access to finance for low income households, small scale businesses and in hard-to-reach areas.
“In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development and is often the sponsor of pilot projects.”
14th Annual FPSO Congress 2013. Driving FPSO Project Profitability through Sustainable Business Models and Technological Advancements
PLATINUM SPONSOR INTERVIEW: “Symbion and many other companies from the United States are ready to invest in Africa.”
A truly pan-African event
African Education Week to gather experts in Johannesburg in June
LONDON, APRIL 2013
The 2013 renewals have been the most challenging in the history of the International Group of Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Clubs, of which there are 13 principal clubs. The average general increase was 8.5%, double that of 2012, with the range between the smallest and largest general increases being 11.5 percentage points, according to a recently released briefing from A.M. Best Co. The West Of England’s 3.5% rise was the smallest basic increase, but even this figure climbs to 7.5% when the increase in forecast deferred premium call is taken into account; this is still well below the 16.5% increase, as calculated on the same basis, sought by the Britannia Club.
The range of channels broadcasting across sub-Saharan Africa via the EUTELSAT 16A satellite further increased today with the launch of Eurochannel, the international TV channel dedicated to European films and series. Eurochannel’s selection of EUTELSAT 16A marks the latest step in its international expansion and comes three months after its launch into all Europe via Eutelsat. The channel has signed a new five-year contract for capacity and services with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) (http://www.eutelsat.com).
In a move that is angering Diaspora Gambians and their families back home, The Gambia government on Thursday announced the banning of all local and long distance Skype and Viber free calls in The Gambia–citing what it calls “the major financial loss that government is accruing due to Skype and Viber free calls,” the Freedomnewspaper reports.