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MDXi to unveil first locally available Microsoft Stack Cloud offering at Nerds Unite 2020 in partnership with Microsoft and HPE

With the introduction of the local offering of Microsoft’s Azure Stack services, MDXi will be the first data center in Nigeria to offer the Cloud service commercially to customers

MDXi, MainOne’s (www.MainOne.net) data center subsidiary, will announce the local offering of Microsoft’s Azure Stack to its customers as part of its ‘Managed Cloud Services’. The Stack platform provided in partnership with Microsoft and HPE will be unveiled at MainOne’s 5th annual gathering of customers, partners and tech professionals, called…

IGN FI
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Global Modernisation of Land Administration: Making Your Land Information System (LIS) a Success

In 2015 the World Bank selected IGN FI to roll out an efficient, reliable and transparent Land Information System nationally

Between 2010 and 2014 IGN FI (www.IGNFI.com) carried out the design, supply and installation of a Land Information System (LIS) for 6 decentralised offices of the Ugandan ministry responsible for land administration affairs, and at the same time created a National Land Information Centre. In 2015 the World Bank selected IGN FI…

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Local content and market-driven policies set to shape energy investments in Senegal as African Energy Chamber concludes working visit in Dakar

The African Energy Chamber’s delegation advocated for local content as a pillar of the industry’s sustainability efforts

As Senegal’s first oil and gas projects are under-development and first production is expected within two years, the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) conducted this week a working visit in Dakar to promote investment into the country and support local content development and capacity building. Led by Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk,…

ENGIE
Source: ENGIE |

ENGIE Africa brings Off-Grid Power to over 4 Million People, establishing its Position as Market Leader on the Continent

ENGIE has achieved this through the development of its three A2E off-grid energy solution companies: Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol, and ENGIE PowerCorner

ENGIE Africa (http://www.ENGIE-Africa.com) is pleased to announce that it has successfully accelerated the Access to Energy (A2E) strategy that it launched in 2018. ENGIE has achieved this through the development of its three A2E off-grid energy solution companies: Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol, and ENGIE PowerCorner. With these three innovative entities,…

Africa Energy Forum
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Africa Energy Forum 2020 to address Sustainable Development Goal on Energy (SDG7) and Impact of Energy Investment

Under the overarching theme “Investment & Impact,” the Forum’s 2020 programme puts sustainable development and the impact of power projects under the spotlight

The 2020 Africa Energy Forum (aef) (www.Africa-Energy-Forum.com) will welcome Chairwoman Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and Co-Chair of UN-Energy, to officiate the opening sessions. Mrs. Ogunbiyi said: “Africa is a region full of promise and economic opportunity. Yet as we…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Turn your life into a gallery with Canon’s SELPHY SQUARE QX10

Seamless high-quality photo printing, wherever and whenever

Canon (Canon-CNA.com) announces the launch of the Canon SELPHY SQUARE QX10, the latest addition to its popular SELPHY range of compact photo printers and the Canon XS-20L square photo paper pack. Small enough to fit into a handbag or backpack, this portable and hand-held photo printer is the perfect accessory…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Connect, share and store images and movies seamlessly with image.canon

Your camera, your devices, your web services, connected

Canon (Canon-CNA.com) announces image.canon, a free service for the seamless transfer of images and movies direct to devices and web services. From early April 2020, this revolution in connected imagery will also feature free cloud storage, automatically from Canon cameras [1]. From professionals to enthusiasts, and those who are just…

Anzisha Prize
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2020 Anzisha Prize Applications launch with 10th Year Celebrations

Every year, the prize celebrates 20 African entrepreneurs, aged 22 years and younger, each of whom have a chance to win a shared prize of US$100,000

Today, the Anzisha Prize–Africa’s premier award and fellowship for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs (AnzishaPrize.org) – is excited to announce that the 2020 call for applications is now open.  Every year, the prize celebrates 20 African entrepreneurs, aged 22 years and younger, each of whom have a chance to win a shared…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Stop Locusts In East Africa Now Or Pay Much More To Help People Later – World Food Programme (WFP)

The regional Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) warned in an update today that desert locust swarms are now multiplying across Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia

It will be vastly more cost-effective to support the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to tackle locusts in East Africa now than to help people in the region after their crops have been ruined, said World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley today. “FAO needs…

Centurion Law Group
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Lawyers on Demand: Changing the Way Legal Work is Done in Africa by Playing the “Scale Game” (By Glenda Irvine-Smith)

African legal clients are demanding a practice model that is swift, cost-effective and transparent

By Glenda Irvine-Smith According to the Director of Business Development & International Relations at Centurion Law Group (https://CenturionLG.com/), and Key Coordinator of the firm’s unique Centurion Plus model, Glenda Irvine-Smith the demand for “agile” local lawyers has risen significantly on the African continent. This is why Centurion has developed its…