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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. |

Samsung AddWash™ is Energy Efficient and Cost Effective

Innovative design allows washing top-up in mid-cycle

Samsung’s AddWash™ (www.Samsung.com) front-loader washing machines have been designed to have less impact on both the environment and the consumer’s pocket, thanks to their innovative Eco Bubble technology. “AddWash™ machines are intended to make washday much easier, thanks to the larger load capacity, as well as the cleverly-designed additional AddWash™ door.…

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. |

Samsung Electronics Ushers in a New Era in Home Entertainment with QLED TV

Visual display industry undergoing a paradigm shift in 2017

Samsung Electronics (www.Samsung.com) has launched its new QLED Q9, Q8, and Q7 TV series with the belief that this latest range of TVs will create an entirely new era in home entertainment. “With the advent of QLED TV, Samsung can provide the most true-to-life picture on screen, having been successful…

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. |

Samsung ushers in latest tech trends at annual Africa Forum

The 8th annual event will showcase the latest technologies designed with Africa in mind

Samsung (www.Samsung.com) will be showcasing the latest range of products at the 8th Annual Samsung Africa Forum happening at the Cape Town International Convention Centre this week. With the expected continuous growth of this market in 2017, Samsung Electronics aims to lead the continent’s development in the consumer electronics space.…

Source: Sage |

Sage Foundation launches $1 million Enterprise Fund to inspire innovation and change in Africa

The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls

Sage (www.Sage.com/za), the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, has today launched Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund (https://www.Sage.com/company/sage_foundation). The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women…

GE
Source: GE |

GE’s Gas Engine Technology Provides Cost-Effective, Grid-Stability Solution for Cameroon Poultry Hatchery

Given the critical nature of poultry hatcheries, a half-hour power outage can completely cripple a business, leading to a complete overhaul of the hatchery installations

Sold through Distributor Clarke Energy, GE’s Jenbacher J316 Gas Engine is an Economical Alternative to AGROCAM’s Backup Diesel Generator Solution Provides More Sustainable Supply of Electricity for the Customer and Cameroon AGROCAM, a leading poultry hatchery in the central African region, located in Douala, and a member company of the…

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
Source: Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) |

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and International Association of Islamic Business (IAIB) sign a MoU to cooperate in the development of private sector

The two institutions are determined to collaborate on introducing Islamic banking products in Russia by attracting banks operating in accordance with Islamic principles and lobbying for changes in Russian banking legislation to incorporate Islamic banking

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-PS.org), the private arm of Islamic Development Bank Group (IDBG), and International Association of Islamic Business (IAIB), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore possible avenues for collaboration in enhancing business relations between entrepreneurs from Islamic countries and…

Deutsche Post DHL
Source: Deutsche Post DHL |

DHL Express makes global online shopping easier with On Demand Delivery in Sub Saharan Africa

On Demand Delivery is currently deployed in 6 markets across SSA – South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius & Tanzania, with plans to roll out to further countries in SSA throughout 2017

On Demand Delivery developed in response to significant growth in premium cross-border e-commerce volumes  Flexible shipping options designed to enhance the customer experience for online shoppers DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced the launch of On Demand Delivery for the Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

Minister Lindiwe Zulu to Launch the Technology Businesses Incubation Partnership that Focuses on Black Entrepreneurs

The launch, which will take place in Century City, Cape Town, is a partnership between Methys, an international company operating in digital transformation and Seda (Small Enterprise Development Agency), an agency of the Department of Small Business Development

Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu and the French Ambassador, Mr Christophe Farnaud will, on Tuesday, the 21st of February launch the French South African Tech Labs, the new incubator and accelerator dedicated to South African and French entrepreneurs. The launch, which will take place in Century City,…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Exporters of Fresh Produce Invited to Participate in the Fruit Logistica Asia 2017 Exhibition in Hong Kong, China

The trade fair, which will be attended by exhibitors from over 120 countries around the world, is targeting producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh-cut and convenience items, exotic products, organic produce, potatoes, dried fruit or nuts, herbs and spices as well as flowers or plants for self-service outlets, among others

Exporters of fresh fruits and vegetables are invited to apply for assistance to participate in the upcoming Fruit Logistica Asia 2017 trade exhibition, which will take place in Hong Kong from 6-8 September 2017. Companies which are interested in participating in this exhibition are encouraged to submit application forms to…

International Expo-Consults (IEC)
Source: International Expo-Consults (IEC) |

Africa market to immensely benefit from ‘DEAL 2017’ in Dubai: IEC

Growing infrastructure including malls and themeparks to benefit from the amusement exhibition to be held at DWTC

The region will witness the largest show in the amusement industry – DEAL 2017 (www.DEALMiddleEastShow.com), to provide an effective platform for the stakeholders within the African entertainment and amusement sector, as per International Expo Consults (www.IECDubai.com), the organisers of the show. In the wake of growing developments in the African…