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Peace Hack Alexandria
Source: Peace Hack Alexandria |

PEACE HACK MENA Kicks Off in Alexandria, Egypt

5-Day Event Promotes Peace Through Technology, Innovation and Knowledge Sharing

Alexandria, Egypt hosts PEACE HACK MENA, a five-day international initiative that is taking place from the 21st-25th of May, 2017, where peace innovation ambassadors are utilizing the power of innovation hubs across the MENA region as tools for open dialogue revolving around building and sustaining peace. The objective of PEACE…

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Source: Mobilitas Africa |

Mobilitas-AGS inaugurates its biggest multimodal logistics platform in Africa

The Gauteng logistics hub’s goal is to improve Mobilitas-AGS’ services delivered to its clients, increase its competitiveness and support the growth of its activities across Africa

The Mobilitas-AGS group’s new multimodal logistics platform in Gauteng province, South Africa (www.MobilitasAfrica54.com) has officially been delivered. The facility is built on a 90,000 m2 site near the O.R. Tambo International Airport, the largest on the African continent. The Gauteng logistics hub’s goal is to improve Mobilitas-AGS’ services delivered to…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Joint Statement on the recent violence around Brak Al-Shatti airbase

Joint Statement by the Ambassadors to Libya of the People’s Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America on the recent violence around Brak Al-Shatti airbase

In light of recent violence around Brak Al-Shatti airbase in Libya’s south which again risks escalating into renewed conflict, Taking note of relevant UN Security Council resolutions(UNSCRs), including UNSCRs 2213, 2259 and 2278, and our statement of 11 April 2017 concerning violence around Tamanhint airbase, Reiterating our determination to support…

Source: Orange |

Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence in West Africa

With over 1.6 million customers at the end of February 2017, Orange Liberia is the leading mobile operator in Liberia in terms of customers

Orange (www.Orange.com), one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today the launch of its brand in Liberia. As from today, Cellcom Liberia becomes Orange Liberia. The acquisition of the Liberian operator Cellcom (http://APO.af/jSRR9G) was finalized by Orange, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire, on 6 April 2016, allowing the…

Source: United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS) |

Cameroon signs the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration

The Mauritius Convention on Transparency aims to provide States and regional economic integration organizations with an efficient mechanism

On 11 May, Cameroon signed the United Nations Convention in Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration ("The Mauritius Convention on Transparency"). The Convention has been ratified by Canada, Mauritius and Switzerland. It will enter into force on 18 October 2017. Convention has further been signed by Belgium, Congo, Finland, France, Gabon,…

NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival
Source: NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival |

NollywoodWeek Film Festival announces partnership with United Bank of Africa’s REDTV ahead of the kick off of its 5th edition

As a direct consequence of this partnership, the Parisian audience will have an opportunity to get familiar with REDTV’s productions during a special session on web-series scheduled for Saturday, 13th May at 11:00am

The NollywoodWeek Film Festival (www.NollywoodWeek.com) has today announced a strategic partnership with UBA’s REDTV ahead of the 5th edition of the festival which takes place in Paris from May 11-14th, 2017.   “We share a common vision,” says Bola Atta, the Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications at UBA Group. “Our…

Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo
Source: Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo |

A new reality for Africa’s property market

In order to address this new reality, API Events is hosting the 8th annual API Summit & Expo in Johannesburg on August 24th and 25th, 2017

The African real estate narrative has shifted and evolved over the last 2 years with the impact of geo-political and economic challenges changing the property landscape. Moving forward, investors have come to realise that a more measured approach may hold the key to reaping long term rewards in Africa. In…

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

President Zuma congratulates President-elect Macron on his victory

Relations between South Africa and France are structured through a Strategic Partnership encompassing political, economic, social and defence matters

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Mr Emmanuel Macron, President-elect of the Republic of France, following his victory on 07 May 2017 of the French presidential elections. President Zuma said: "South Africa looks forward to working with the French government under the leadership of Mr Macron to consolidate the already strong…