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Cameroon: Necotrans wins port terminal bid

Necotrans logistics group to guarantee operation and maintenance of future multipurpose terminal at the port of Kribi, Cameroon As the result of the tender launched in May 2014 by the authorities of Cameroon, the Necotrans group and the Kribi Port…

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African Caucus: combat of illicit financial flows

“The development of the continent continues to be affected by insufficient resources”,  the President of the African Group and Minister of Finance of Angola, Armando Manuel, declared in the welcoming speech to the participants at the Luanda Caucus- 2015 meeting. …

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11th African Games

The 11th African Games is scheduled to take place on 4th to 19th September, 2015, in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. This edition will mark the 50th Anniversary of the African Games, since the 1st edition in 1965 that was also…

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Central African Republic: clashes displace thousands

Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic town of Bambari, it was reported on 27th August. The situation began to ease on Thursday but…

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RemitAfrica conference 2015

– More than 200 delegates and 65 industry stakeholders from more than 25 countries are expected to attend the remitAfrica2015 event in Lagos – Nigeria – Enabling low cost remittances to Africa MobileMoneyAfrica will host the RemitAfrica conference on Nov…

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South Sudan: Two MSF workers killed

Two aid workers from the international humanitarian medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have been killed in South Sudan, it was reported on 25th August. Last week, Gawar Top Puoy, a logistician who had worked for MSF since 2009, was…

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Peace One Day Youth Celebration

African music stars Ice Prince, Dama Do Bling, Maurice Kirya, Alikiba and Wangechi unite for Peace One Day, to release Coca-Cola Peace Anthem on Peace Day 21 September 2015 The first-ever Peace Day Anthem will premiere at the Peace One…

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Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement in Africa

GeoPoll’s existing mobile platform and media measurement service to be combined with Kantar Media’s experience in audience measurement methodology GeoPoll, the world’s largest mobile survey platform, and Kantar Media, global leader in media and marketing insights, announce their collaboration on…

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Medic West Africa to enhance healthcare education

The 4th edition of Medic West Africa Exhibition and Congress (MWA), organised by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, will take place on 14-16 October 2015 at the Eko International Convention & Exhibition Center, Lagos, Nigeria, it was announced on 18th August….

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Press Conference on "Sustainable Energy for All: Actions and Commitments"

Akon: Electricity for 600m Africans untrue

Media claims that Akon Lighting Africa (ALA), the organisation founded by multi-platinum selling singer Akon, will bring access to electricity to 600 million people in Africa are wrong according to ALA themselves. Social media and media alike were full of…

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