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Freshworks integrates with the WhatsApp Business solution to empower brands to offer scalable online support to 1.5 billion messaging users

WhatsApp Business API Added to Freshworks Omniroute™, its patent-pending routing technology, allowing businesses to easily manage WhatsApp inquiries

Freshworks (www.Freshworks.com), a global leader in customer engagement software, has integrated its customer engagement suite with the WhatsApp Business solution to offer on-the-go conversational support via WhatsApp. Over 1.5 billion people from 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends, family and businesses, anytime and anywhere. Freshworks now…

Arrow Electronics
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Arrow Electronics and Close the Gap Go on a Digital Training Tour through Kenya

Kenya is poised to be a global success story because of its motivated youth, a dynamic private sector and improving infrastructure

Arrow Electronics (www.FiveYearsOut.com) and social enterprise Close the Gap launched its third DigiTruck in August 2018. The DigiTruck is a mobile, solar-powered classroom and enterprise incubator. The new unit serves the Kenyan capital of Nairobi - one of Africa’s commercial hubs and a portal for Africa’s development in the 21st Century.…

Source: Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, London, UK |

African Union (AU) Technical Committee on Transport, Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism meeting

The meeting considered the nexus between transport, energy and tourism and its relevance for Agenda 2063

The Second Ordinary Session of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Transcontinental Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism (STC-TTIET) took place this week from April 14-18, in Cairo. The meeting was organized by the African Union Commission in collaboration with the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt to consider…

Source: Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, London, UK |

A business delegation from Germany in Addis Ababa

The delegation, which arrived on Sunday (April 14), was made up of representatives from sixty companies

Markus Soder, Minister-President of the German Free State of Bavaria led a delegation to Ethiopia this week. The delegation, which arrived on Sunday (April 14), was made up of representatives from sixty companies, and the focus of its visit was economic cooperation as well as issues of climate change and…

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Time to Light Up: TECNO Launches Upgraded SPARK 3 Series with AI Bright Camera

The device embodies the impeccability of the smartphone brand while offering a sweet price but delivers optimum value

Global premier mobile phone brand TECNO Mobile (www.TECNO-mobile.com) lately launched a new dawn into the smartphone ecosystem with the release of a new camera-centric smartphone series – SPARK 3 and SPARK 3 Pro.  As one of the most remarkable devices to “light up” your photos, the newly released have been upgraded…

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Time to close poverty gap in Africa with bold actions, says ECA’s Biha at the Africa Regional Forum for Sustainable Development (ARFSD2019)

SDGs are a global agenda adopted by countries in 2015 with a vision of ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring that all people enjoy peace and prosperity

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Deputy Executive Secretary, Giovanie Biha, on Thursday said Africa was running out of time to ensure the successful implementation of the sustainable development goals and called for bold actions by the continent’s leaders to ensure no one is left behind by development processes. In closing…

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Africa Regional Forum for Sustainable Development (ARFSD) 2019 ends with Africa reaffirming its commitment to implementing the SDGs

The ministers called on all African countries to strengthen South-South cooperation and the sharing of experience to help tackle multiple and complex challenges

The fifth Africa Regional Forum for Sustainable Development (ARFSD) ended in Marrakesh Thursday with ministers and officials in charge of environment and sustainable development reaffirming their governments’ commitment to fully implementing the sustainable development goals for the benefit of all on the continent. The ministers, who were joined by policymakers…

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African Energy Chamber and Oil Industry Investors Welcome South Sudan Investment Drive in South Africa

The Chamber believes South Sudan’s leadership also has an obligation to creating an enabling environment of investors to put more money into the country

South African and African private sector participants have an amazing opportunity to invest in South Sudans’ peace and make huge profits. This week the African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org) will join Hon. Nhial Deng Nhial, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Hon. Salvatore Garang Mabiordit, Minister of Finance and…

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Ethiopia Hacks! 4.0: Hackathon Focused on Countering Misinformation

This event will challenge coders to find technological solutions to the challenge of misinformation online

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa is hosting the fourth hackathon under the Ethiopia Hacks! Program from April 19-21, 2019.  This event will challenge coders to find technological solutions to the challenge of misinformation online. The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa invites you to attend their project presentations and…

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Readout of State Dinner with the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire

Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the underlying goals of the United States' Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative

Following the World Bank Summit, the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, Dominique Ouattara, hosted a state dinner for Summit dignitaries, including Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, the U.S. Congressional Delegation led by Senator Lindsey Graham and USAID Administrator Mark Green.  Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the underlying goals of…