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Telecom M&A and Digital Convergence to lead Deal Activity in Africa

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TMT Finance is teaming up with IHS Towers, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, to bring an international audience to Africa’s technology hub, Lagos, for the first event of its kind in Nigeria. Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and …

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“Merck More Than A Mother” High Level Panel Calls for Action to Improve Access to Regulated Fertility Care and Empower Infertile Women in Africa

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Supporting governments in defining policies to regulate fertility care in Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria “Empowering Berna” Project to support infertile women in Africa Supporting governments in defining policies to regulate fertility care in Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria Providing comprehensive training for African embryologists “Merck More than a Mother’s” (MerckGroup.com) efforts received big support in Finland from a high level panel …

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Pre-Summit Meetings of the Africa-Arab Partnership

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The African Union Commission (AUC) and the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) held a series of extensive meetings at the Headquarters of LAS in Cairo to discuss all issues related to the implementation of the 3rd Africa. The African Union Commission (AUC) and the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) held a series …

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Foreign Minister of Uganda Hails China as the Most Reliable Partner of Africa

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Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa of Uganda expressed that China and Uganda have fought side by side for national independence and emancipation, forming a solid traditional friendship. On August 11, 2016, when jointly meeting the press with Foreign Minster Wang Yi after holding talks, Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa of Uganda expressed that China and Uganda have fought side by side for …

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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Africa

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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Africa – Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Speech at Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum on September 29 in Lagos. Almas Jiwani will join Africa’s top women entrepreneurs, leaders in innovation, and top economic transformers from diverse sectors at the 2nd Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) from September 29 to 30, 2016 …

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USTDA Accepting Proposals For Clean Energy Projects In Africa Through September 26

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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is expanding its investments in sustainable energy projects across sub-Saharan Africa. An implementing agency of both the Power Africa and U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance (US-ACEF) initiatives, USTDA invests in project preparation activities designed to generate renewable and gas-fired power, modernize electric grids and increase energy efficiency. The Agency’s programs are available to help African …

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China’s ‘10 major plans’ project indicates global investment for Africa

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The China-Africa summit saw China’s President, Xi Jinping reveal ‘10 major plans’ to enhance the already established bilateral relations and close friendship China have with Africa. Not only was this enhancement a milestone for the pair but it was also a clear indicator that investments in the continent are becoming frequently more appealing. Sindiso Ngwenya, Secretary General of the Common …

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UNIDO, African Union Commission and Government of Kenya to organize event on Africa’s industrialization in Nairobi

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The theme will be “Enhancing Africa’s structural economic transformation through Agenda 2063 and inclusive and sustainable industrial development: fostering partnerships between the Government of Kenya, the African Union Commission, UNIDO and the private sector” Prior to the sixth Tokyo International Conference on Africa’s Development (TICAD VI) to be held from 27 to 28 August, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization …

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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) software, The Social Express®, Touches Down in Africa

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The Language Express, Inc. (USA) partners with Prognari to teach Social Emotional Intelligence Skills across Africa. Collaboration, communication and problem-solving skills will help African students succeed in a quickly changing digital economy. The Language Express, Inc. (TheSocialExpress.com), developers of the Award winning programme, “The Social Express® today announced its partnership with Prognari (Prognari.com), an Africa-focused education value-add organization that seeks …

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President Obama Announces Millennium Challenge Corporation’s New Youth Initiative, Africa’s Promise

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New program will empower African youth through internship opportunities across Africa. Starting next summer, African youth will have an opportunity to gain technical and leadership skills through a new Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) internship program, Africa’s Promise. MCC’s new initiative, announced today by President Obama at a Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) town hall in Washington, D.C., will expand opportunities …

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