Category archives for: Economy

USA to Host Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018

Washington D.C., United States of America, October 19, 2017/ — Prominent African and international business executives and investors to explore business opportunities at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS); a prestigious biennial conference and exhibition to be held on June 24-26, 2018 in Washington, DC, USA.

AfDB Boss: Africa Holds the Key for Feeding 9 Billion People by 2050

October 19, 2017//-Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, said during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered on World Food Day.

AfDB Calls for Global Support for Africa’s Young Farmers

United States of America, October 18, 2017/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment.

Transforming Agriculture in Africa

October 17, 2017//-The African rural world is one I know well. I grew out of rural poverty myself and went to a rural school without electricity and lived in a village where we had to walk for kilometres to find water.

WFP Appeals for Peace on World Food Day

Rome, Italy, October  17, 2017– The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme today made an impassioned plea for peace amid mounting evidence of the links between conflict, migration and rising hunger.

TEF Forum 2017: Push for Africapitalism to Drive Africa’s Transformation

October 17, 2017//-The third annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum concluded in Nigeria, on Sunday, with a call by different leaders and speakers on private sector players to embrace Africapitalism to drive Africa’s transformation.

SITA Tech to Drive Expansion at Ghana’s New Terminal

Johannesburg, South Africa, October 16, 2017/ –SITTA is providing its world-class passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new Terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, helping cement the airport’s position as a vital regional hub.

Understanding Business Cashflow

Accra, October Cash flow is a revenue or expense stream that changes a cash account over a given period. Cash inflows usually arise from one of three activities – financing, operations or investing – although this also occurs as a result of donations or gifts in the case of personal finance.

Dangote Fights Graduates Unemployment with Rice Farming Project

Lagos, Nigeria, October 15, 2017/ – A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited in Kogi State.

Africa’s Economic Performance Improves in 2017

SUMMAY INBOX Expected GDP growth up to 3% from 2.2% in 2016 but down from projected 3.4% Projected to reach 3.7% also down from projected 4.2% in 2018 Steady domestic demand and public investment in infrastructure Fiscal and Current account deficits on decline East Africa remains the fastest growing region, from 5.1% in 2016 to […]

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