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Japan-Democratic Republic of the Congo Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Minister Tumba was thankful to the Government of Japan for its various assistance including that against the Ebola virus desease outbreak

On October 21, commencing at 1:00 p.m. for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, held a meeting with H.E. Ms. Marie TUMBA NZEZA, State Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), who was visiting Japan. The overview…

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Togo sets seven priorities for implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

The AfCFTA implementation strategy will be amended with the contributions of workshop participants before being submitted to the Togolese authorities

Togo is actively working towards strengthening its institutional mechanisms to ensure a successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), as outlined in its national AfCFTA implementation strategy. The strategy was presented for discussion and validation on 17 and 18 October in Lomé to public and private sector…

AGCO Corporation
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Massey Ferguson lends support to South Africa’s emerging farmers

Massey Ferguson offers high performance products & solutions, including mechanization planning across all farming segments in Africa

For three consecutive years emerging farmers throughout South Africa have gathered as members of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) in the aspiration to become some of the country’s most competent and successful commercial farmers. This year’s AFASA Conference on Agri-business Transformation took place in Bloemfontein, Free State…

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
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Egyptian Ambassador calls on Deputy Foreign Minister

The two sides discussed the development of bilateral relations in various fields

Deputy Foreign Minister for Management and Resources Ms. Naheed Esar met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Kabul Mr. Hany Saleh Mostafa Ahmad. Appreciating the cooperation of Egypt with Afghanistan, Ms. Esar briefed Ambassador Hany Saleh on women’s role in government, education, freedom of expression, and…

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Airtel Africa announces partnership with Ecobank Group to allow Airtel Money customers to improve their access to mobile financial services

The partnership will also allow Ecobank corporate account holders to make bulk disbursements, such as payroll payments, directly into Airtel Money customer wallets

Airtel Africa (Airtel.Africa), a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated ("ETI") (Ecobank.com), the parent company of Ecobank the leading pan-African banking group operating in 33 countries, have signed a partnership which will allows millions of Airtel Money and Ecobank customers across…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and OCP Africa unite for the strategic financing, innovation, and capacity building of agriculture in Africa

ITFC and OCP Africa will jointly introduce a new “OCP School lab” campaign in Senegal in November 2019

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, (ITFC, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation) (ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, and OCP Africa ) (OCPAfrica.com), a subsidiary of OCP SA, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will cater towards strategic funding, innovation and capacity building measures…

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    • National Directorate of Employment Lagos State Coordinator, Serena Edward (middle), presenting Testimonial to Badru Femi Latunji (right) presenting the training completion Testimonial to one of the trainees, Miss Bakare Fatmoh Oluwadamilare (right) while the Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Chief Devakumar Edwin (left) celebrates with her
    • Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin (3rd right); Oni Lekki of Lekki Land, HRM Oba Kazeem Olumuyiwa Ogunbekin (2nd right); Oni Beju of Ibeju Lekki, Oba Rafiu Oluseun Salami (right), inspecting the trainee projects
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Dangote Refinery Empowers 200 Youths in Host Community through Skills Acquisition Training Programme

The programme marks another level of Dangote Petroleum Refinery’s intervention as it is targeted at providing vocational skills to the teeming youth population

About 200 youths from Ibeju-Lekki community in Lagos State have graduated from various skills acquisition programme organised by Dangote Petroleum Refinery (www.Dangote.com) as a way of transforming society and providing employment opportunities for the youths. The programme was put together by Dangote Petroleum Refinery and facilitated by the National Directorate…

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HYCM to Host an Exclusive Advanced Forex Trading Seminar in Dubai

This exclusive event is being held at Dukes The Palm Hotel, Dubai on November 1st from 2:30 pm until 8:30 pm, and is by invitation only

HYCM (www.HYCM.com), an established global forex broker, is presenting its first advanced forex training course, Becoming a Pro Trader: Master the Forex Market. This exclusive event is being held at Dukes The Palm Hotel, Dubai on November 1st from 2:30 pm until 8:30 pm, and is by invitation only. The…

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)
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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces keynote speakers for 2019 Conference

UNECA, World Bank, USAID, CTA, Shell, Nedbank, APO Group to headline AWIEF’s 5th flagship event

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) has announced the keynote speakers for its prestigious annual conference taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), 29-30 October 2019 for the advancement of women in Africa as innovators and entrepreneurs. AWIEF, which this year celebrates the 5th…

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Wang Yi and South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor hold talks

China and South Africa are major developing countries with important influence and emerging economies

On October 18, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor held talks in Durban. Wang Yi said, both China and South Africa are major developing countries with important influence and emerging economies. With the smooth development of bilateral relations, pragmatic…