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IFEA 2014 SET TO TOP LAST YEAR’S SUCCESS

With Africa proving itself as a strong growth market in the face of global economic slowdown, the IFEA 2014 exhibition  Africa’s premier International Food and Drink Event is set to meet high expectations of both exhibitors and visitors, when it…

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U.S. ARMY AFRICA CHANGE OF COMMAND

Major General Darryl A. Williams assumed command from Major General Patrick J. Donahue II of U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) and the Southern European Task Force (SETAF) on June 2, at Camp Ederle, Italy. Maj. Gen. Williams’ previous experience includes the…

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SOLAR PV DEVELOPMENT IN CAMEROON

Joule Africa, the international energy developer behind Cameroon’s proposed 607MW Kpep hydroelectric project, announced on 2nd June that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Cameroon to develop 100MW of new solar PV facilities. …

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NEW SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICE FOR LEGAL FIRM EVERSHEDS

Law firm Eversheds continues to expand its operations in Africa by joining forces with leading Durban based law firm Knight Turner, it was announced on 2nd June. The affiliation will see the independent Durban firm re-brand as Eversheds KZN with…

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Press Conference to mark the launch of first-of-its-kind United Nations Mobile Application.

The GSMA: Operators to Reduce Roaming Costs

Region’s Leading Operators Undertake Initiatives to Make Roaming Services More Affordable and to Improve International Connectivity In London, on May 26th the GSMA ( Groupe Speciale Mobile) announced that senior leaders from nine major mobile operator groups, accounting for over…

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Environmentally friendly measures needed

On 26th May, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) revealed that South Africa is responsible for the majority of African’s carbon emissions as a result of its coal-intensive energy production, and that the average temperatures across South Africa will…

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Gilat Satcom expands its fibre network with the new PoP in Tanzania

Gilat Satcom, a leading provider of satellite and fibre-based connectivity services in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, today announced additional investment in its broadband network in East Africa with the establishment of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in…

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Afrika International Festival

Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th July will see the ‘Afrika International Festival’ in Tübingen.  The Festival is the largest cultural and business rendez-vous in southern Germany, bringing people together regardless of their countries of origin, religious background, gender or status. …

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We Must Break Money Transfer Monopolies in Africa, Says WorldRemit

LONDON. May 9, 2014 Following today’s launch of the 2014 Africa Progress Panel report, Dr Ismail Ahmed, CEO of WorldRemit and former adviser to the United Nations, called for regulators around the world to take action against the anti-competitive business and lobbying…

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SkyPower Global and FAS Energy to Build 3,000 MW of Solar Power in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria. May 9, 2014:  SkyPower FAS Energy signed agreements with both the Federal Republic of Nigeria Government and the Delta State of Nigeria Government for the development of 3,000 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects within Nigeria…

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