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Glass House PR introduces Public Relations (PR) for Small Medium Enterprises in Africa

About 44 million formal Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) exist in the continent, 7 million of which are based in Kenya

Frustrations naturally accompany a tedious and resource consuming exercise in which results are never forthcoming despite the efforts. This is typical of small businesses, which consist of 95% of all companies in Sub-Saharan Africa. About 44 million formal SMEs exist in the continent, 7 million of which are based in…

Source: Government of the Netherlands |

Minister Kaag: investing more in development in Niger

The government will also support projects to help ensure safe and clean water, as well as initiatives that will help young entrepreneurs start businesses

The Netherlands will be increasing its investment in sustainable development for Niger over the next several years. As part of this, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag is focusing on programmes that combat poverty and offer young people education and access to the job market. The government…

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U.S. Hands Over $4 Million in New Medical Equipment and Medicines for Developing Regions

The project will also train Ethiopian health center staff on how to properly use and maintain the new equipment

The United States handed over more than USD $4 million (approximately 115 million ETB) worth of new medical equipment and medicines to the Ministry of Health for use in hospitals and health centers in the regional states of Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella, and Somali. The equipment was provided by the United…

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Director-General Azevêdo in Mozambique: the trading system must support least developed countries (LDCs)

Discussed how to strengthen global trade cooperation for the future, through the WTO, so it can keep supporting the integration of Mozambique

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo was in Maputo, Mozambique, today (14 February), where he met President Filipe Nyusi. They discussed how to strengthen global trade cooperation for the future, through the WTO, so it can keep supporting the integration of Mozambique and other least developed countries (LDCs) into the global economy. The…

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Prime Minister Abiy receives further support for reforms in latest whistle-stop tour of Europe

Prime Minister Abiy led an Ethiopian delegation on a three-nation European Tour

Prime Minister Abiy led an Ethiopian delegation on a three-nation European Tour, in Italy where they met the President and the Pope, Davos where the Prime Minister addressed global leaders at the World Economic Forum and Brussels for meetings with the European Union Commission. Abiy’s last European tour saw him…

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DHL Global Connectedness Index: Globalization hits new record high

Mauritius is sub-Saharan Africa's most connected country

International flows of trade, capital, information and people all intensified significantly for the first time since 2007; Mauritius is sub-Saharan Africa's most connected country; Mozambique named as one of the countries where international flows most exceed expectations DHL (www.DHL.com) released the fifth edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI) yesterday –…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon unveils the future of portfolio-wide document security and productivity with the latest edition of its imageRUNNER ADVANCE third generation platform

This extensive portfolio of 26 products and 7 series, offers cutting edge security and an intuitive interface across all devices

Canon Central and North Africa (www.Canon-CNA.com), a leader in imaging solutions, is proud to announce the next edition of its third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform (https://bit.ly/2S4Z90d) with new version 3.8 firmware. This extensive portfolio of 26 products and 7 series, offers cutting edge security and an intuitive interface across all…

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UK using mining heritage to secure sustainable development in Africa

Department for International Trade (DIT) panel discussion at Africa's biggest mining conference, Mining Indaba, encourages a responsible approach to mining

On the 6 February 2019, visitors to the biggest mining conference in Africa, Mining Indaba, were invited to an industry dialogue between important figures in mining, agriculture, finance and government. This panel discussion, hosted by the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) aimed to: •  forge a holistic, responsible approach…

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His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Rwandan President

The two sides discussed bilateral ties between the two countries, and means of developing them across various sectors, particularly in the trade, investment, development and energy spheres

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, who is visiting the country to participate in the World Government Summit, WGS. Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the Rwandan President and his…

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New UN report reveals that hunger in Africa continues to rise

237 million people affected in sub-Saharan Africa, straining global and continental hunger eradication efforts

Hunger in Africa continues to rise after many years of decline, threatening the continent's hunger eradication efforts to meet the Malabo Goals 2025 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, particularly the Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG2). New data presented in the joint UN report, the Africa Regional Overview of…