Launch of the Public Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade

Closing Remarks at the Launch of the Public Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade Remarks made by Maria Otero Under Secretary for Democracy and Global...

KENYA: Local production means cheaper ARVs

A Kenyan pharmaceutical company has been given the green light by the World Health Organization (WHO) to start producing antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, which could...

Challenges and Opportunities in Egypt’s Industrial Sector

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy:  Challenges and Opportunities in Egypt’s Industrial Sector. In the context of the 2011 Celebration of the Africa Industrialization Day under...

New wage subsidy under discussion

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has revealed that discussions on the proposed youth wage subsidy are underway with key stakeholders to address joblessness in the...

Localised climate data for African villages

African cities and villages will soon have access to detailed data on how climate change may affect them until the next century. The data could...

Positive changes expected in Mpuma education system

Mpumalanga Education MEC Reginah Mhaule is confident that the province will achieve a 67% matric pass rate, a 10% improvement from 2010. Mhaule was...

UN Secretary-General urges concerted effort to achieve ‘sustainable energy for all’

 This year’s commemoration of Africa Industrialization Day shines a spotlight on the challenge of “Sustainable Energy for Accelerated Industrial Development”. Approximately 600 million people in...

South Africa and Democratic Republic of Congo in major energy deal

South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo are to sign a major hydropower project at the weekend which officials say will benefit both...

East African Community develops cyber laws

Deputy Secretary General floats the idea of establishing a Centre of Excellence in Cyber Science in the region ARUSHA, The EAC Deputy Secretary General...

Flight discount for ECOWAS trade fair participants

Exhibitors and other participants attending the 6th ECOWAS Trade Fair which begins on 25th November 2011 in Lome, Togo, are to enjoy a 50-per...

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