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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…

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flydubai commits to US$ 27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Third aircraft order in airline’s 8-year history

Dubai-based flydubai (www.flydubai.com) today announced a commitment to a US$27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to support the growth of its fleet. This is the third aircraft order placed by the airline with Boeing in its eight-year history and follows orders placed in 2008 and 2013. This new aircraft order…

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Marriott International and Landmark Africa Group announce signing of renaissance Lagos hotel and Marriott executive apartments

The 25 floor hotel will feature the 216 room full service Renaissance Lagos Hotel and 44 room Marriott Executive Apartment offering extended stay apartments with space, ambience and the privacy of residential living

Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) and Landmark Africa Group (www.LandmarkAfrica.com) today announced the signing of Renaissance Lagos Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments. Slated to open in 2020, the hotels will be located within the Landmark Village precinct, a premier mixed-use, business, leisure and lifestyle development along the Atlantic Ocean waterfront…

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    • (From Left to Right)- Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, signing the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • (From Left to Right) – Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Bill Beaumont, Chairman of World Rugby during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
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    • (From Left to Right) – World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa’s executive committee surrounding APO Group’s Founder and CEO, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard (left) and Rugby Africa’s Chairman, Abdelaziz Bougja (Right) during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
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APO Group becomes the Official Partner of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa

APO Group and the Africa's Rugby Governing Body, Rugby Africa sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), World Rugby’s African association, today announced a landmark multi-year agreement appointing APO Group as the Official Partner of Rugby Africa. The new partnership represents the highest level of sponsorship, and marks a…

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    • (From Left to Right) – Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Bill Beaumont, Chairman of World Rugby during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • (From Left to Right) – Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • (From Left to Right) – World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa’s executive committee surrounding APO Group’s Founder and CEO, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard (left) and Rugby Africa’s Chairman, Abdelaziz Bougja (Right) during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • (From Left to Right) - Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
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APO Group becomes the Official Partner of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa

APO Group and the Africa's Rugby Governing Body, Rugby Africa sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), World Rugby’s African association, today announced a landmark multi-year agreement appointing APO Group as the Official Partner of Rugby Africa. The new partnership represents the highest level of sponsorship, and marks a…

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Ford Announces Ambitious Middle East Electrification Plan with Four New Hybrids in Four Years

Ford will be showcasing its new products and technologies during the Dubai International Motor Show on November 14 to 18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre

Ford’s (www.Ford.com) ambitious product plans for the next four years includes rapid growth of electrified vehicles with four models planned for the Middle East by 2021. The Middle East will focus on utilities, offering customers the power of choice and accessibility to the more popular, larger vehicles. Ford F-150 Hybrid…

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Flydubai showcases its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 at the Dubai Airshow

Airline is the first operator in the region to take delivery of the new aircraft type

Dubai-based flydubai (www.flydubai.com) marks its fifth Dubai Airshow by unveiling its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. This is the first aircraft to be delivered from the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft order placed in the Middle East in the 2013 edition of the show. The new aircraft, bearing the UAE registration…

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    • Delegates, representatives and reporters attend the opening ceremony of the China-Arab States Expo 2017
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    • Public audience look at the high-speed rail on exhibition
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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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Ericsson Report: 310 million LTE subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2023

The report also announces that mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa are expected to grow by six percent, between 2017 and 2023, from 700 million mobile subscriptions in 2017 to 990 million subscriptions by 2023

LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Sub-Saharan Africa mobile broadband subscriptions are forecasted to grow by 16 percent from 350 million in 2017 to 880 million by 2023.  The first 5G subscriptions in the Middle East…

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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…