Articles by: Marc Mcilhone

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The OCP Group planning its third “International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry” (Symphos)

March 31, 2015 at 13:08

Symphos 2015: The Third Symphos, Sustainable Agriculture on Focus The OCP Group (http://www.ocpgroup.ma) is planning its third “International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry” (Symphos) (http://www.symphos.com) from […]

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SA, Algeria to step up relations

March 31, 2015 at 13:00

By–SAnews.gov.za Relations between South Africa and Algeria will experience a new impetus with the visit of President Jacob Zuma which starts this morning. At the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, […]

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Winifred Selby

Why a 15 year old decided to build bikes from bamboo in Ghana

March 31, 2015 at 12:34

At an African Leadership Academy event in Johannesburg last year, I asked a young Ghanaian entrepreneur, Winifred Selby, what motivated her to co-start Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative when she was just […]

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SA: Parents must get involved

SA: Parents must get involved

March 31, 2015 at 12:08

By Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe –SAnews.gov.za Our schools need parents who will take responsibility for the education of their children. It is imperative they avail themselves to serve […]

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OLAM awards prize for innovation in food security

March 31, 2015 at 08:30

Olam, a  leading global agri-business operating across the value chain in 65 countries, has announced that the Olam International Prize for Innovation in Food Security  has been awarded to  Professor […]

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China, Africa Explore Opportunities for Collaboration on Health Care for All

March 30, 2015 at 15:45

Chinese and African global health leaders call for strengthened partnership around universal health coverage and access to essential medicines More than 350 health leaders from China and Africa — including […]

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SEFA to support Solar Power Plant in Chad

March 30, 2015 at 12:45

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has just approved a USD 780,000 preparation grant for the development of a first phase 40 MW of Starsol* Solar PV Plant near […]

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Experts commend Rwanda as a model in using ICT and e-Governance for sustainable development

March 30, 2015 at 11:39

Policy makers and experts in ICT gathered in Kigali for the Commonwealth e-Governance Forum Africa from 24-25 March 2015 have commended Rwanda as a model in using ICT and e-Governance […]

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How Africa Can Attract Foreign and Local Investment for Its Power Projects

March 30, 2015 at 10:45

“Investing in the power sector in Africa can be very lucrative and we have the success stories to prove it,” says Evan Schiff, event director of African Utility Week, taking […]

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Acer set to “dominate” education in South Africa

March 30, 2015 at 07:56

Acer intends to “dominate South Africa’s education space,” says Acer Commercial Manager Paul Collins. “We are rank second on a worldwide scale, but in South Africa we are number one. […]

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