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SGI Dubai 2019 could further propel the African digital signage industry

SGI Dubai to be held at iconic Dubai World Trade Centre from January 13th to 15th 2019 at the halls 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

With the advancement in display technologies, the evolution of LCD, LED, OLED, and super AMOLED, Africa’s digital signage industry is set to grow leaps and bounds.  Several countries in Africa are looking at expanding their retail infrastructure, the healthcare and also the hospitality industries, which in turn will require the…

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Forbes: The Gabonese Journalist Who Built A Multi-Million Dollar Media Relations Company

Forbes interviews the founder of APO Group, a leading media relations consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East

Franco-Gabonese entrepreneur Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the founder of the APO Group (www.apo-opa.com), a leading media relations consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. The company, which Pompigne-Mognard founded in 2007, employs close to 80 employees across its offices in Switzerland, Dubai, Senegal and Hong…

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Europe’s Future Lies in the South and not the North, says Italian Finance Minister at Africa Conference

Africa is currently home to five of the world’s fastest growing economies, and only 4 African countries out of 54 will record negative growth in 2018, compared to 8 in previous years

“Africa is a continent of great change and opportunities. However, Europe finds it difficult to understand that its future lies in the South and not in the North,” said Giovanni Tria, Italian Minister of Finance and Economy. He was a speaking in Rome at a conference on Africa, challenges and…

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Dubai Rugby Sevens: The Africa Sevens champions are all set to claw through Pool A rivals

A month into their reign as the Africa Men’s Sevens Rugby champions, the Zimbabwe Cheetahs are on their way to participate at the Dubai Rugby Sevens as local club side, Old Georgians RFC makes a return to the Invitational

On Saturday 24 November 2018, the Zimbabwe Cheetahs had their last match simulation fixture against club side, Old Georgians RFC as part of a joint preparatory session ahead of the 2018 Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens and Invitational respectively. Recently crowned African champions after a surprising 17-5 win over the…

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Rugby: Kenya, Shujaa and Lionesses Dubai7s Fixtures

The Kenya Lionesses depart on Sunday 25th November for the Dubai7s while their counterparts Shujaa will follow suit on Monday 26th November

The Dubai Women’s tournament will take place on Thursday 29th and conclude on Friday 30th November. They will kick off the tournament at 12:50pm against the Black Ferns (www.AllBlacks.com/Teams/Ferns). Their second match against Ireland is slated for 3:24pm before closing their day one at 6:21pm with Russia. Shujaa (ShujaaPride.com) will…

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Rugby: Kenya Shujaa and Lionesses Squad to Dubai7s Named

The two stars who shone during the 2018 Stanbic Bank National Sevens Circuit, Daniel Taabu and Johnstone Olindi have made the squad that will represent Kenya in the HSBC World Sevens Series in the Dubai7s and Cape Town7s legs

The two are joined by Brian Wahinya, who was part of the 2017/2018 academy and part of the Shujaa team (ShujaaPride.com) that lifted the Zimbabwe Falls Trophy in March this year. Coming back into the fort is Samuel Motari, Alvin Otieno, Leonard Mugaisi, Cyprian Kuto and Charles Omondi. Alvin Otieno…

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A-List Attendees throw weight behind Africa Investment Forum 2018

Prominent foreign envoys in attendance at the Forum, signaled growing interest in trade and partnership deals in Africa from Europe and overseas

Heads of State, presidents of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), global and regional investors, business moguls and other A-list attendees are lauding the recently concluded inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AfricaInvestmentForum.com) as an unprecedented game changer for Africa. South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the Forum, convened by the African Development Bank…

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Proptech to drive Residential Growth in Nigeria

For PropTech pioneer, Abdulhakeem Sadiq, the founder and chief executive officer of new market entrant, ZAMA, the increasing role and use of Proptech is a boon for the regional real estate sector

The deployment of technology to make Nigeria’s real estate sector more investable, increase liquidity to drive greater home ownership, will be a major talking point at this year’s West Africa Property Investment (WAPI) Summit (http://www.WAPISummit.com/) taking place this week on 15 and 16 November in Lagos. For PropTech pioneer, Abdulhakeem…

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African printing industry to gain from SGI Dubai 2019

SGI Dubai to be held at iconic Dubai World Trade Centre from January 13th to 15th 2019 at the halls 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

International Expo Consults (IEC) (www.IECDubai.com) part of Falak Holding, stated that the African printing and signage industry will immensely benefit from the innovative products and solutions at the Sign and Graphic Imaging - SGI Dubai 2019 trade show. The show currently in its 22nd consecutive year will be held at…

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Africa Investment Forum 2018: Unveiling the boardroom deals, key highlights

Investment interest secured for 45 deals worth US$32 billion

The first of its kind transaction-based investment Forum in Africa, on Friday unveiled the conclusions of the boardroom sessions at the heart of the Forum, which brought together over 1,000 participants from government, the private sector, development finance institutions, commercial banks, and institutional investors such as sovereign wealth funds and…