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Achieving Zero Hunger in Africa is within reach, say global Agriculture leaders in Rome ahead of 2023 African Food Summit in Dakar

The goal of the Dakar 2 conference is to mobilize political support for the structural transformation of agriculture in Africa

Eradicating hunger in Africa by 2030 is possible, said global agriculture leaders in Rome. Meeting ahead of the African Food Summit (Dakar 2) to be hosted by President Macky Sall in Dakar, Senegal, from 25-27 January 2023, President of the African Development Bank Group (https://www.AfDB.org/en) Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the International Fund for…

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Technology and Operational Excellence: Enabler, Not a Panacea (By Michael Okwusogu)

Create a modular platform that enables you to use the right tech tools at the right time to meet your long-term goals and objectives

By Michael Okwusogu, Founder and Managing Partner of ValueX Partners (www.ValueXadvisory.com) Albert Einstein said: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” In the case of technology and operational excellence, it could be argued that it has taken far too long. Techno-optimism is one of the greatest…

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The Dépositaire Central/Banque de Règlement signs MoU with Central Securities Depository Ghana (GH) LTD to deepen cooperation

The announcement was made at a signing ceremony led by DC/BR CEO Birahim Diouf and CSD of Ghana CEO Michael Mensah

WAEMU Central Depositary/Settlement Bank (DC/BR) (www.BRVM.org) and the Central Securities Depository (GH) LTD are pleased to announce the signing on Friday of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster a continuing relationship for the respective benefit of the financial services industry in the Republic of Ghana and West African Economic and…

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European Union (EU)-funded Project EU4PSL for Private Sector Development in Libya Presents Results

An online portal to simplify the establishment of businesses, step-by-step guides for new entrepreneurs, business acceleration programmes and start-up grants for 90 young Libyan entrepreneurs, and a new link between the private sector and Libyan universities are among EU4PSL’s most important achievements since 2019. “E-NABLE”, a €5 million EU-funded follow-up programme, will continue to support private sector diversification, digitalization and financial solutions for businesses in Libya

The European Union’s (https://bit.ly/3uCHRgC) EU4PSL project in support of private sector development in Libya presented its results in Tripoli. Over the past three years, the project contributed to a better business environment, and new job opportunities across Libya, in particular for the youth and women. In a closing ceremony in…

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Eskom’s De Ruyter Among Headline Speakers at Mining Indaba 2023

Investing in African Mining Indaba 2023 takes place in Cape Town from 6-9 February 2023

The world’s largest mining event, Investing in African Mining Indaba (https://www.MiningIndaba.com), is returning to Cape Town in February 2023 and its speaker line-up boasts business, government, policymakers and investors from across the mining industry. In February, attendees will hear from global leaders in the Mining Indaba network including Anglo American…

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GE’s New Technical Solution for its Mobile Gas Turbines Further Reduces Emissions to Low Single Digits, Surpassing United States (U)S and World Bank Emissions Standards

GE developed an innovative technical solution on four TM2500* aeroderivative gas turbines deployed at the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) sites in Yuba City and Roseville

GE’s (www.GE.com) mobile aeroderivative gas turbines can now meet the most stringent emissions standard requirements; First system successfully installed on four GE TM2500* aeroderivative gas turbines in California; The developed solution is now available for GE TM2500* units globally; It includes proven Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, and effective post-combustion…

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The Arab-Africa Trade Bridges Program Concludes its Business Matching Activity (B2B Event) on Pharmaceutical Products & Medical Devises Industries

The B2B Event Provided Engagement Opportunities for Businesses across Africa and Arab Regions to Build Strategic Partnerships Leading into 2023

The Arab-Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, a multi-donor, multi-country, and multi-organizations program in partnership with the Ministry of Economy and Planning of the Republic of Tunisia organized a business matching event on pharmaceutical products and medical devices from the 1st to the 2nd of December 2022 in Tunisia. The organization…

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Finclusion becomes Fin - and adds funding to enhance its offering and footprint

This brand integration will facilitate Fin’s planned expansion into new markets in 2022 and 2023

Finclusion Group is officially announcing a brand integration across its markets to Fin (http://www.Fin.Africa): Finclusion Group is now known as Fin (http://www.Fin.Africa), with subsidiaries in its core markets following suit: Fin Kenya (formerly: TrustGro); Fin Tanzania (formerly: Fikia Finance) and Fin South Africa (with its products now being SmartAdvance by Fin,…

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From Copenhagen to Africa’s top hotel brand: A history of Radisson Blu

Africa is critical to the next phase of growth for both Radisson Blu and the Radisson Hotel Group as a whole

At the recent World Travel Awards, Radisson Blu (https://bit.ly/2GAA36h) took home the prestigious Leading Hotel Group in Africa award. The award is a validation of the work done by the group and its accelerated expansion across the continent over the past few years. But it’s also an important milestone in…

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Advertising Week and Hartbeat Partner for AWAfrica, Hosting Thought Leadership Programming Track

Hartbeat’s New “Branding with Hart” Program to Debut at First Ever AWAfrica Conference, featuring keynote from Kevin Hart, Insights from Hartbeat Leadership and other Tastemakers on How to Break Through with Purpose, Humor and Heart

Advertising Week, the world’s largest annual gathering of marketing, media and technology leaders, and Hartbeat, the global media company creating entertainment at the intersection of comedy and culture, announces the companies have partnered for a programming track at AWAfrica curated by Hartbeat. As part of Hartbeat’s new “Branding with Hart”…