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Agrofood & Plastprintpack West Africa 2017 featuring a record participation of 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries

West African food imports increased to 14.4. Billion US$ in 2015 compared to 13.1 billion US$ in 2014, a plus of 10% (WTO World Trade Organization)

Organized by the German trade fair specialists Fairtrade (www.Fairtrade-Messe.de) the 4th edition of Agrofood (www.Agrofood-WestAfrica.com) & PlastPrintPack West Africa (www.PPP-WestAfrica.com) will take place on 05 to 07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana. More than 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries including 5 national pavilions from…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

U.S. Embassy Helps Egyptians Hone Skills During Global Entrepreneurship Week

This year, between November 13-19, U.S. Embassy Cairo and U.S. Consulate General Alexandria will host an array of activities aimed at engaging young Egyptians and energizing the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt

One week each November, thousands of events and competitions around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity as they connect with potential collaborators, mentors, and investors during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations, including the U.S. government,…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV and Extended Fund Facility Second Review Mission to Egypt

Egypt’s growth picked up during fiscal year 2016/17, with GDP rising by 4.2 percent compared to the projected 3.5 percent

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Subir Lall visited Cairo from October 25 to November 9, 2017, to hold discussions on the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Egypt and the second review of Egypt’s economic reform program supported by a three-year IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF—see Press Release No.…

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    • Delegates, representatives and reporters attend the opening ceremony of the China-Arab States Expo 2017
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The Brilliant Moments at the 2017 China-Arab States Expo

This expo attracted overall 1080 business exhibitors

From 6th to 9th of September, the 2017 China-Arab States Expo was held in Ningxia province, China. At the expo, ten exhibition activities were held, such as guest country (Egypt) comprehensive exhibition, theme province (Fujian) exhibition for local famous featured products and multinational comprehensive exhibition. This expo attracted overall 1080…

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7th edition of the Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize in Africa and the Middle East, Prize List 2017

A new feature in this year’s 7th edition was a national phase during which each of Orange’s 17 subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East taking part in the contest studied the projects submitted in their country and appointed local winners

Yesterday Orange (www.Orange.com) announced the winners of the 7th Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize 2017 in Africa and the Middle East during the AfricaCom Awards in Cape Town, South Africa. Each year this Prize rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which help improve the living conditions of…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Minister of Trade and Industry and Luxor Governor Announce 56 Industrial Investment Opportunities In Luxor Governorate

"Invest In Luxor" is organized by IMKAN project for youth employability and entrepreneurship in Upper Egypt

His Excellency Eng. Tarek Kabil, Minister of Trade and Industry and His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Badr, Governor of Luxor are set to launch the ‘Invest In Luxor’ website which showcases 56 industrial investment opportunities in Luxor governorate, during the conference "Invest In Luxor - Unlocking Industrial Opportunities" which will be…

Source: Africa 2017 |

President Kagame and Tony Elumelu to headline Young Entrepreneurship Day at the Africa 2017 Forum

The Young Entrepreneurship Day will bring together some of Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs with investors and new partners to help them scale up their ideas and businesses and the most successful start-ups will gain access to a deal room and also a one week tailored course at Stanford

HE Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and chairman of Smart Africa, and Tony Elumelu, Founder of the $100m Entrepreneurship Programme, will be headlining the Young Entrepreneurship Day (YED) at the Africa 2017 Forum (www.BusinessForAfricaForum.com). The YED is a new addition to the Forum and will take place on the eve…

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Alfanar closes the financing for the landmark 50 MW Solar PV IPP project under the feed-in-tariff (FiT) program Round II in Egypt

This project will be the first in the row of alfanar current pipeline of 800 MW investment projects spread across Europe, East Africa and South Asia, in both solar and wind technologies

Alfanar Company (www.alfanar.com) closed last week the financing for the development, construction, ownership and operation of a 50 MW solar PV plant which will be located in the proposed 1.8-GW Benban solar complex in Egypt's Aswan province and which will be supported by Egypt's FiT program. This project will be…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland |

Minister for Foreign Affairs Soini to Egypt

Foreign Minister Soini will participate in a panel discussion on women’s position and empowerment, organised at the American University in Cairo

Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini will visit Egypt from 6 to 9 November 2017. The main objective of the visit is to strengthen discussion dealing with central foreign and security policy questions and to promote cooperation between the two countries, including commercial and economic cooperation. The Foreign Minister will meet, for…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Young People Must Ensure Today’s Corruption Plays No Role in Future, Secretary-General Tells Conference of States Parties

The implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, adopted by 183 parties, is delivering real change

Young People Must Ensure Today’s Corruption Plays No Role in Future, Secretary-General Tells Conference of States Parties. Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), to the Conference of the States Parties to the United…