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A New Earth, Organic and Eco-Living Store opens its Doors in Lagos, Nigeria

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A New Earth is a boutique supermarket that first opened its doors on July 1st 2009, in Beirut, Lebanon We are happy to announce the opening of A New Earth (facebook.com/ANewEarthStore), a fully certified organic food store, with an extensive and complete range of foods, and personal care products. Who we are A New Earth is a boutique supermarket that …

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SA: Electronic manufacturing billed to boost economy

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By – SAnews.gov.za Port Louis – Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says the revival of the electronic manufacturing sector will help South Africa achieve the growth targets set out in the Nine-Point Plan. The Minister was speaking at an interactive session of the 1st Summit of the NexTV CEO Africa 2016 in Port Louis, Mauritius, on Thursday. “As government, we are overwhelmed …

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Africa’s Position on Post Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) Forum Report

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The African Ministers of Trade tabled an Africa position in the 15th Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum, held on 26 September 2016 in Washington DC, United States. The position is on the report titled “Beyond Agoa: Looking to the future of the U.S. – Africa Trade and Investment” issued by the US on 22 September 2016, as required …

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Inclusive economy crucial to empowerment, says Pres Zuma

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By- SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma says for any economy to succeed, the majority of citizens must have a meaningful role to play beyond being workers. The President was addressing the Black Business Council (BBC) Baobab Awards Gala Dinner in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Tuesday. The President said citizens must participate in the economy as owners, executives and senior managers …

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Zimbabwe Australia Alumni Association Workshop

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On 30 September the Zimbabwe Australia Alumni Association (ZAAA) in collaboration with the Australian Embassy, Harare will hosted a capacity building workshop for its members. This was the first of such workshops held by ZAAA and the Australian Embassy. The theme of the workshop was ‘Industry Insights’ and focused on building entrepreneurial skills and capacity. The workshop was facilitated by young, …

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Kenyan Journalist Aggrey Mutambo Wins APO Invitation to Attend the Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2016 in Kigali

Kenyan Journalist Aggrey Mutambo

APO will offer one round trip ticket and accommodation in Kigali for Aggrey Mutambo to attend the leading hotel investment conference in Africa APO (www.APO-opa.com), the press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and Middle East, today announced that reporter Aggrey Mutambo (@agmutambo) from Kenya has …

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AIF Call for IPA 2017 Applications – African Innovation: investing in prosperity

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Africa’s top innovators win a grand share prize of US$150 000 plus attractive entrepreneurial opportunities for nominees and other qualifying participants Call for Applications (APO.af/Ly1D3t) marks the sixth edition of the IPA, running for three months from 27 September 2016 through to 3 January 2017 Africa’s top innovators win a grand share prize of US$150 000 plus attractive entrepreneurial opportunities …

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SA: Tourism industry urged to cater for people with disabilities

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By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says the tourism industry must become fully adapted to catering for people with disabilities. He said there is an urgent need to provide accessible airport transfers, wheelchair-adapted vehicles and appropriately designed streets and pavements to accommodate people with disabilities. “Hotel rooms, restaurants and other facilities must cater to the needs of the …

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GE Africa President/CEO, Jay Ireland Appointed as Chair of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Business Priorities for Africa

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The appointments are announced in conjunction with the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum. Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa (GE.com) was named as chair of the second President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. PAC-DBIA members – representing small, medium, and large companies from a variety of industry sectors – …

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African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum 2016

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Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will deliver opening remarks for the 2016 Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum. Since 2000, AGOA has been the cornerstone of U.S. economic policy in Africa. The annual AGOA Forum serves as the premier event that brings together African Trade Ministers with U.S. counterparts …

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