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ECA supports Chad to flesh-out African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) strategy

The masterplan, in the offing, lays emphasis on energy supply, agribusiness (especially meat and leather products), construction works and the digital economy

A retreat to size up the stakes of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for the Republic of Chad and lay the foundation for the country’s strategy to leverage it, ended in Mara, Chad, at the weekend, with experts from the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) allaying fears…

Africa Oil Week
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New features and unparalleled line-up to drive programme for Africa Oil Week 2019

Over 1500 delegates, including a record-breaking number of 16+ government ministers will attend the event in Cape Town

As the leading event for Africa’s upstream, Africa Oil Week (Africa-OilWeek.com) is committed to staying at the cutting-edge of developments in oil and gas. Over 1500 delegates, including a record-breaking number of 16+ government ministers will attend the event in Cape Town, taking place between 4-8 November 2019. This year’s…

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Banque du Caire, one of the largest state-owned banks in Egypt, goes live with Temenos to redefine digital customer experience

New digital experiences for both corporate and retail customers rapidly deployed with bank’s existing core

Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, today announces that Banque du Caire has gone live with Temenos Infinity, the omni-channel digital banking product to transform the bank’s multiple banking channels into a fast, seamless and compelling customer journey. At this first stage of the Temenos Infinity implementation, the…

Averda
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Averda Signs Four Seven-Year Contracts in Casablanca, Morocco

Averda with fresh ideas and new services for Casablanca

Averda (https://www.Averda.com/), the leading international environmental services provider, has been awarded four seven-year contracts in Casablanca, Morocco, commencing in June 2019 following its commitment to investing in new technologies, people, services and equipment. The contracts are for the four districts of Sidi Bernoussi, Ain Sebaa-Hay Mohamadi, Ain Chock and Hay…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
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The Canon Discovery Week: A journey of experiential activations, value deals, support, creativity and quality

Canon in Nairobi to invite Kenyans to experience a week of discovery with Canon Academy workshops on wildlife & portrait photography

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com) a leader in imaging solutions, has launched the Canon Discovery Week in Nairobi this Monday. On this occasion a photo safari was organized in Nairobi by the very famous photographers Jonathan and Angela Scott. The Scotts shared their passion for Africa and revealed…

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International Organization for Migration (IOM), UN Hand Over Border Management Coordination Centre in Madagascar

IOM is increasingly called upon by States to assist in addressing complex border management challenges

Border management remains an important topic in Madagascar, a country with more than 5,000 km of coastline and a strategic location, just across the Mozambique Channel in the Western Indian Ocean. Still recovering from cycles of political crisis that significantly degraded the capacity of the State to police its borders,…

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African Development Bank, Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the German Cooperation (BMZ/GIZ) host International Workshop on Africa’s Trade Finance Market

The workshop, themed: “The Consolidation of International Correspondent Banking Relationships in Africa,” was attended by representatives of the main correspondent banks operating in Africa

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) (www.MFW4A.org) and the German Cooperation (BMZ/GIZ) held a two-day international workshop in Frankfurt, Germany, to improve participants’ understanding of trade financing in Africa. The workshop, themed: “The Consolidation of International Correspondent Banking Relationships in Africa,” was attended by representatives…

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African Youth Innovation Camp: 21-25 of June, ISIS Hotel, Aswan

Located at the far edge of Upper Egypt, Aswan is the closest Egyptian city to Africa

With Aswan declared as the 2019 Capital for African Youth by H.E Abdelfatah El Sisi President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, this unique, historic city will be hosting the African Youth Innovation Camp 2019. Located at the far edge of Upper Egypt, Aswan is the closest Egyptian city to…

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AGCO Africa providing mechanization for a key Agri project in Mozambique

The aim of the Parque Agro-industrial de Moamba (PAM) agricultural project is to build reliable and resilient food production capacity in Mozambique

AGCO (www.AGCOCorp.com) and AT Capital S.A have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate and work together towards the implementation of the Parque Agro-industrial de Moamba (PAM) Agri-Industry Park in Maputo, Mozambique. The announcement was made at the sidelines the 12th U.S. - Africa Business Summit “Advancing a Resilient and…

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Innovators from Africa recognised at Commonwealth 70th anniversary

Fifteen trailblazers won the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award, with winners attending a special ceremony on Friday, 14 June

The Duke of Sussex presented prizes to innovators in international development at a garden party celebrating the Commonwealth’s 70th anniversary in London. Fifteen trailblazers won the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award, with winners attending a special ceremony on Friday, 14 June. Amongst them was Elizabeth Kperrun from Nigeria…