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Africa Economic Conference 2018 focusses on Africa Visa Openness, integration

The annual Africa Economic Conference is the continent’s leading forum fostering dialogue and knowledge exchange in the search for solutions to the development challenges of Africa KIGALI, Rwanda, December 3, 2018/ — For millions of ordinary travellers, inter-African travel is still too often a nightmare. Be it border hassles, lack of road or air routes Read more

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AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adesina committed to poverty eradication through agricultural innovation, good governance

As an agricultural economist, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has been a leader in agricultural innovation for over 30 years. He has contributed greatly to food security in Africa, aimed at improving the lives of millions currently living in poverty, throughout the African continent. The Sunhak Committee acknowledges Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s achievements in promoting Good Governance of Read more

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Africa: McKinsey shows Africa is the world’s next big growth market

There is a trillion-dollar opportunity to industrialize Africa, to meet rising domestic demand and create a bridgehead in global export markets JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 20, 2018/ — A new book by McKinsey confirms that Africa is poised for economic acceleration, akin to the Asian boom. While other geographies are seeing incremental growth, global companies that Read more

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African Energy Chamber applauds Angola’s move to join GECF

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 15, 2018/ — The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) has been at the forefront of promoting the use of natural gas as an affordable and sustainable fuel of choice for sustainable development. African countries rallying around the drive of Equatorial Guinea’s Mines and Hydrocarbon Minister, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima’s drive to Read more

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Ecobank partners International Federation of Red Cross, Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to strengthen local communities in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 12, 2018/ — Ecobank and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed an agreement to work closely together to empower local communities to cope with disasters more efficiently. “Many innocent lives continue to be lost in Africa simply as a result of insufficient investment in disaster Read more

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

Investment interest secured for 45 deals worth US$32 billion JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 9, 2018/ — 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, Read more

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Africa Oil Week 2018 successfully closes with a promising outlook for Africa oil and gas industry

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 9, 2018,/ — Africa Oil Week – the leading event dedicated to the African Oil and Gas industry successfully wrapped up after a content-packed conference and exhibition. The leading business and intelligence business platform spread across 5 days saw over 1,500 delegates. Delegates from around the world exchanged thoughts and the Read more

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Africa Oil Week 2018 highlights key challenges, opportunities facing oil and gas sector in Africa

Africa Oil Week kicked off with a strong start for its 25th anniversary as delegates converged at the Welcome Reception to celebrate the spectacular opening of Africa Oil Week 2018 and today the conference got underway. The first session on Economic Outlooks was opened with key speakers including Jens Frølich Holte, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Read more