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Top 50 Women in Corporate Africa Revealed after Data-Driven Research

The list yielded many more women from South Africa than any other African country, followed by Nigeria and Kenya

In a major virtual summit with over 1,000 high level attendees, Africa.com revealed the names of the 50 most senior women in Corporate Africa. The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs is distinguished in that it is data-driven. The researchers started by working with data provided by Bloomberg, and evaluating…

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Invest in Africa: the Pan-African Non-Profit Platform Supporting SMEs in Senegal (By Miguel Artacho)

It does this especially by emphasizing the promotion of local content in the extractive industries, and providing a number of capacity-building and training initiatives for IIA members

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Invest In Africa (https://bit.ly/3lH2eFw) (IIA) was established in 2012 as a Pan-African multi-sectoral non-profit organization with the primary mission of supporting entrepreneurs and small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) to succeed in sub-Saharan Africa’s corporate sector. It does this especially by emphasizing the promotion of local content…

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Orange Cameroon and the German Development Cooperation inaugurate the 6th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, a center dedicated to digital development and innovation to train young people in digital technology and enhance their employability

Following on from Tunisia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Mali and Côte d’Ivoire, it is in Cameroon, in Douala that the first Orange Digital Center of Central Africa is inaugurated

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating, an “Orange Digital Center” in Douala, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation, attended by the highest political and administrative authorities from Cameroon, Representatives of Germany and France in Cameroon, GIZ and members of the…

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Adanian Labs partners with EMURGO Africa to scale blockchain start-ups in Africa

EMURGO has invested a 7x figure undisclosed amount as a seed investment to Adanian Labs through its newly launched EMURGO Africa investment entity

EMURGO is the official commercial arm of Cardano blockchain; This investment is part of EMURGO Africa, a subsidiary of EMURGO’s new $100 million Cardano ecosystem investment vehicle; The undisclosed funding will support Adanian Labs (www.AdanianLabs.io) with its mission to build 300 tech startups across Africa. Adanian Labs, a pan African…

Source: The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business |

Hatch to showcase Canada-Africa solutions at Africa Accelerating 2021

Hatch, a long-standing top supporter throughout the organization’s 27-year-history, is once again joining Africa Accelerating as a platinum partner

The key event in the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business’s (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) calendar in the coming months will be an online-and-live international information exchange forum from October 26-28, focused on Canada’s vital role as a committed partner in Africa's economic restart after COVID-19. Hatch, a long-standing top supporter throughout the organization’s 27-year-history,…

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Clickatell Announces Chat Commerce Platform with New Payment Capabilities

Brands can now deliver immediate value to consumers through chat

Today Clickatell (https://bit.ly/3vcSvd7), a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, announced it will unveil new payment capabilities via its Chat Commerce Platform at Money 20/20 Las Vegas, Oct. 24-27. Clickatell helps businesses easily deploy payments in chat channels with low to no execution risk associated with regulatory considerations, payment…

Source: Embassy of Morocco in South Africa |

Morocco Becomes Africa’s new Automotive Manufacturing Hub

Morocco’s Automotive industry is growing exponentially each year with car sales exceeding 160,000 units in 2021

Morocco is currently Africa’s first passenger car manufacturer. Morocco has surpassed South Africa as the biggest exporter of passenger cars on the continent with $7 billion (MAD 65.1 billion) exports made in the car industry at the end of 2018. Morocco’s Automotive industry is growing exponentially each year with car sales exceeding 160,000 units in…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Energy Modelling Platform for Africa (EMP-A)

EMP-A provides an excellent opportunity to acquire free training, access to discussion forums, and coaching skills in models and tools for energy planning needs

EMP-A is an initiative of the ECA and the OpTIMUS Community aimed at creating the critical mass of energy planning experts in African countries to support optimized investments for the energy transition to meet the continent’s growing demand for low-carbon, inclusive, and climate-resilient development pathways, capitalizing on the continent’s abundant…

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Emerson to Accelerate Software Strategy to Capitalize on High Growth Industry Verticals and Technology Segments in Transaction with AspenTech

New AspenTech will be fully consolidated into Emerson financials and is expected to be accretive to adjusted EPS after year one

Emerson (www.Emerson.com) to Receive 55% Stake of New AspenTech; AspenTech Shareholders to Receive Approximately $87 Per Share in Cash and 0.42 Shares of New AspenTech for each AspenTech Share, Providing Upside through 45% Stake; New AspenTech Expected to Drive Double-Digit Annual Spend Growth, Best-in-Class Profitability, Strong Free Cash Flow and…

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DHL Global Forwarding and TotalEnergies partner to develop a solar project

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading provider of air, ocean and road freight services, and TotalEnergies have signed a contract for a solar energy project in Dubai

As part of their strategic cooperation agreement, a solar energy project is launched; Over 14,000 MWh of electricity will be produced per year on eight sites; The reduction of CO2 emissions is part of Deutsche Post DHL’s (www.DPDHL.com) Sustainability Strategy. DHL Global Forwarding, the leading provider of air, ocean and…