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American Businessman Talks About Investment In Equatorial Guinea

More than 25,000 Americans Work in Equatorial Guinea Today MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Nov., 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Investing in Equatorial Guinea is a flexible and friendly process, according to American businessman John James. In a recent interview with Focus Washington, John James, founder and chairman of JD James & Company, an advisory firm serving governments, government […]

Deforestation Costing Kenyan Economy Millions of Dollars Each Year and Increasing Water Shortage Risk, UNEP and Kenya Forest Service Report Finds / Services from Kenya’s Water Towers Underpin Many Sectors of Economy

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Deforestation deprived Kenya’s economy of 5.8 billion shillings ($US 68 million) in 2010 and 6.6 billion shillings in 2009, far outstripping the roughly 1.3 billion shillings injected from forestry and logging each year, according to a joint Kenya Forest Service (KFS) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) […]

Obscura’s Experiential Technology Connects Visitors to an Exciting New Era of NASA’s Human Space Exploration Program

An immersive 360-surround theater tours the country, showcasing a dynamic and educational virtual journey into deep space that’s entertaining for all ages. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Obscura partnered with NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace to invite the public to virtually explore the new frontiers of deep space and the expansion of […]

Bunna International Bank Partners With Finacle From Infosys for Banking Transformation

  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia and BANGALORE, India, November 1, 2012/PRNewswire-FirstCall via African Press Organization (APO)/ — New Core Banking Solution to Improve Customer Service and Operational Efficiency Bunna International Bank, a leading player in the Ethiopian market, today announced the selection of Finacle[TM] core banking solution [http://www.infosys.com/finacle ] from Infosys for its transformation journey. Finacle […]

Equatorial Guinea Gives US$30 Million To FAO For Food Aid In Africa

  Equatorial Guinea Gives US$30 Million To FAO For Food Aid In Africa Equatorial Guinea joins the fight to end hunger in Africa MALABO, Equatorial Guinea , Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Equatorial Guinea has offered US$30 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to assist African countries with food shortages and improve food security across the continent. The donation […]

Altai Technologies Connects One of the Largest Townships in South Africa with Super WiFi Solution

  HONG KONG, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Altai Technologies Limited today announced that a leading wireless internet service provider in South Africa, e-Mbizo, has selected Altai Super WiFi Solutions to provide wireless connectivity in Tembisa, one of the largest townships in South Africa. In Tembisa, e-Mbizo has deployed Altai A8 Super WiFi Stations to […]

Cloud summit set to transform Africa’s IT industry

  The anticipated 3rd annual Cloud and Virtualisation Summit Africa is taking place at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, from 10 to 11 October 2012. The event is hosted by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events. The must-attend event is aimed at business and technology leaders who need to understand how cloud computing and […]

Equatorial Guinea Airline Inaugurates Service To Europe

  Ceiba Intercontinental Adds Malabo – Madrid Route MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct., 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Equatorial Guinea‘s national airline, Ceiba Intercontinental, made its historic first intercontinental flight on October 4 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to Madrid. Ceiba will service the route with a newly acquired Boeing 777 aircraft. The Ministry of Civil Aviation of Equatorial […]

Summit aims to encourage enterprises and governments to be tech intensive and ICT empowered

  Enterprises and governments to be tech intensive and ICT empowered (Microsoft Word) The anticipated annual IT Leaders West Africa Summit will take place from 28 to 29 November 2012 in the heart of Ghana’s esteemed capital city, Accra. The summit is produced by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events; key strategic information providers to […]

PMI Gold Corporation Announces Significant Drilling Intersections at itsKubi South Prospect

  Please download press-release (all figures, tables, contacts): PMI Significant drill results Kubi (Microsoft Word) Key Points: Diamond drilling intersects significant gold mineralization at the Kubi South Prospect, located 1.5km south of the Kubi Main DepositatPMI Gold’s Kubi Project within the Ashanti Gold Belt. The Kubi Project is located on the north-east trending Ashanti Shear […]

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Sonic Foundry for its Continued Dominance in the Lecture Capture Solutions Market

  With its flagship platform, Mediasite, the company has sustained highest market share for past six years   MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Based on its recent analysis of the lecture capture solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Sonic Foundry with the 2012 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Share Leadership. For […]

Regionalism

  by Chikomborero Dengu (chikodengu @ gmail.com) Regionalism (Microsoft Word) Introduction There is an increasing recognition for the need to improve the political and economic environment of a country or region via collective action . This recognition is borne out of the realisation that countries or indeed regions are competing with themselves for scarce resources […]

New CDC studies point to better practices in timing, testing, and retention of patients in HIV anti-retroviral drug treatment (ART) in Africa

  ATLANTA, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New collaborative studies being presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the XIX International AIDS Conference confirm early treatment of HIV patients results in better outcomes, suggest use of viral load testing to detect treatment failure, and highlight factors associated with low rate of […]

IBM To Boost Technical Skills In Mauritius

  New programs to help develop technical talent in the Indian Ocean Island Region PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a collaboration agreement with the University of Mauritius to help meet the demand for Computer Science skills in the Indian Ocean island region. The joint academic initiative will provide […]

KEMET Highlighted in GAO Report on Conflict Minerals

    GREENVILLE, S.C., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that it is positively cited in the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report Conflict Mineral Disclosure Rule: SEC’s Actions and Stakeholder-Developed Initiatives (GAO-12-763). This report highlights KEMET’s “Making […]

Confirmation.com Uncovers $200 Million Peregrine Financial Group Fraud

  Commodity Futures Regulator Moves to Mandate Use of Service for All Regulated Brokerages BRENTWOOD, Tenn., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Within 24 hours of a regulatory mandate to use electronic confirmation service Confirmation.com, here, PFGBest, a commodity brokerage unit of Peregrine Financial Group, Inc., was exposed as a multi-year $215 million fraud. “PFGBest is […]

Kola Aluko Hails $4.5 Billion Deal for New Refineries

  LONDON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Nigerian government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with US firm Vulcan Petroleum Resources and Nigeria’s Petroleum Refining and Strategic Reserve to build six new oil refineries in a deal worth $4.5 billion. Two of the plants, each of which will have a capacity of 30,000 barrels […]

Groot Group and Partners to Develop Africa’s Largest Glass Manufacturing Plant in Tses, Namibia

Tses Glass is expected to become the largest dynamic glass manufacturing factory in Africa focused on producing industry leading glass products with the type of float glass, hollow glass, glass wool and fiber, cast glass, and ultrathin glass for the construction of residential and commercial buildings as well as for automobiles, kitchenware, bottles, touch screen […]

Explore business process outsourcing in the South African context and climate at CEM Africa Summit

  Explore business process outsourcing in the South African context (Microsoft Word) The anticipated Customer Experience Management Africa Summit will be held in Cape Town from 2 to 3 August 2012. The event will bring together Africa’s industry leaders, and provide a unique platform to build relationships, share ideas and most importantly, to do business. […]

Complexity at the desktop can impede your customer experience strategy – summit to define CEM

The Customer Experience Management Africa Summit will be held at the 15 on Orange Hotel in Cape Town from 2 to 3 August 2012. The event will bring together Africa’s industry leaders and provide a unique platform to build relationships, share ideas and most importantly, to do business. The summit is produced by international business-to-business […]

Messy, Inaccurate, Confusing: Study Finds Corporate Travel Managers Waste Over 400,000 Hours Reconciling Travel Data

GBTA Foundation Study Finds Travel Managers Lack Single Solution to Efficiently Manage Multiple Data Streams Costing Companies Millions Effective Use of Travel Data Can Help Companies Control Travel Spend ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Travel data can play a key role in helping travel managers control travel spend, increase compliance, negotiate with suppliers […]

Equatorial Guinea Leads Africa In Per Capita Health Investment

Improvement of public health and health infrastructure is a national priority in Equatorial Guinea. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Equatorial Guinea and Botswana lead Africa in per capita investments in health care, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, but the gap in spending between Africa and the rest of the world […]