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Whole Foods Market® Celebrates Social Enterprise in Africa

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This summer, Whole Foods Market will share the story of social enterprise in Africa through the work of some amazing brands including LIFE Line, Alaffia, Madecasse, and Allegro Coffee. Each of these companies is committed to creating sustainable economic opportunities to help alleviate poverty in Africa. LIFE Line, a lifestyle fashion brand, began with eight female employees who became a ...

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High Level Green Growth Forum with President of Kenya and UNEP Executive Director

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The Global Green Growth Forum (3GF): First African Regional Conference Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 8.00am – 11.30am Venue: UNEP Headquarters, Conference Room 1 Who H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, Hon. Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Kenya, Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director, Geert Aagaard Andersen, Ambassador to Kenya, Denmark. What Africa holds ...

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ROSATOM Participated in the Power and Electricity Conference in Nairobi (Kenya)

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“Nuclear power is an enabling technology that will provide Africa with the energy it needs to fulfill its massive economic potential. ROSATOM called for the integration of nuclear power into African economies as a key driver of social economic development. ROSATOM believes that Africa is more than ready to develop nuclear technologies,” said Viktor Polikarpov, Rusatom International Network Regional Vice-President ...

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SYSPRO to Showcase its Latest Software Solutions in Kenya

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The SYSPRO 7 Customer Day is targeting to inform clients about the latest developments in SYSPRO 7 and the new SYSPRO Espresso mobile solution. The company’s client base in the East African includes: automotive, chemical and pharmaceutical, manufacturing, electronics, distribution, food and beverage and hospitality sectors.   Founded in 1978 in Southern Africa, SYSPRO has offices in the US, Canada, UK, ...

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Japan-Kenya Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

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On March 15, commencing at 10:40 a.m. for approximately 35 minutes, Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs, held a meeting with Ambassador Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary (CS) of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Kenya, during her stay in Sendai to attend the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. The overview of the meeting is ...

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Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa opens applications in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya

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Financial journalists and professionals interested in financial journalism can now apply to the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) Executive Training Program 2015. The program, which is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, with additional support from the Ford Foundation, brings together the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)and five other preeminent business and journalism schools in Africa, to offer ...

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Wrapping up Kenya visit, UN chief says technology can change future of Africa

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pays a visit to the offices of the non profit technology company Ushahidi and its offshoot, iHub, while in Nairobi, Kenya. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Technology can help fuel Africa’s development, facilitate peace and secure the continent’s future, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, as he wrapped up his trip to Kenya with a visit to a technology hub in the country’s capital of Nairobi. In remarks made during his visit to the iHub/Ushahidi technology incubator in Kenya’s ‘Silicon Savannah’, the Secretary-General praised the work done ...

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Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service “Yahclick” Promotion for 2 Months in Kenya

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YahClick offers free modem, free YahClick dish and reduced installation charges via Skynet and SimbaNET Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat (www.yahsat.ae), the Abu Dhabi based satellite operator, has announced its YahClick satellite broadband internet promotional offer in Kenya for period of two months. Yahsat is offering a free satellite modem and dish for new YahClick subscribers to selected service ...

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Overall Cloud Computing Market in South Africa and Kenya

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Market Set for Exponential Growth as Enterprises Move to Outsource Services This research analyses the cloud services in South Africa and Kenya. It provides an insight into the current and predicted future status of the cloud computing services and also the key market trends. The research focuses on the types of cloud computing services offered in both countries and the ...

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South Africa, Ethiopia, and Kenya lead renewables spurt in Africa

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Sub-Saharan Africa will see more capacity come online this year in non-hydro renewable energy than in the whole of the 2000-13 period London and New York, 21 August – Sub-Saharan Africa is emerging as one of the most exciting new markets for renewable energy technologies such as onshore wind, small-scale and utility-scale solar and geothermal power, according to research company ...

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