Category archives for: Industry

Research: Preventing Conflict Can Save Lives and Money—Up to $70 Billion Per Year

Washington, U.S, March 2, 2018// —Preventing violent conflict saves lives and money—up to US$70 billion per year on average, according to a study published today by the World Bank and the United Nations.

Ramaphosa Undertakes Working Visits to Angola, Botswana and Namibia

Pretoria, South Africa, March 1, 2018/ — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will on Friday, 02 March 2018, undertake working visits to Luanda, Angola and Windhoek, Namibia to hold consultative meetings with President João Lourenço of Angola and President Hage Geingob of Namibia respectively.

Regional Trade and Dev’t Forum Kicks off in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda, February 28, 2018/ — TradeMark East Africa will for the next two days host a regional trade forum at Speke Resort and Conference Centre in Munyonyo, Uganda. Uganda President H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will open the event.

The Africa Report Debates 2018: Is the African Union a necessity?

London, UK, February 27, 2018 – The continent’s brightest talents and sharpest intellects will clash in our 6th debate on Friday 27 April from 2.30-5.30pm, at the Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda.

Zanzibar’s Tiny Syrian Refugee Community Seeks Slice of Paradise

There are just a few hundred Syrians in Tanzania and while some have managed to settle in, others struggle to find work.  Zanzibar, Tanzania, February 26, 2018// – When Jak, a 30-year-old Syrian, first arrived on the islands of Zanzibar, in February 2016, he asked his taxi driver to take him to a hotel with Arabic-speaking […]

Three Africans Shorted for €20, 000 Henrike Grohs Art Award

Johannesburg, South Africa, February 26, 2018/ — Em’kal Eyongakpa (Cameroon), Georgina Maxim (Zimbabwe) and Makouvia Kokou Ferdinand (Togo) have been shortlisted for the first Henrike Grohs Art Award, conceived by the Goethe-Institute and the Grohs family.

Tanzania: New Railway Set to be the New Regional Gateway

February 24, 2018//-The government of Tanzania is set to construct a railway line from the Indian Ocean port of Mtwara to Lake Nyasa, opening a new gateway for landlocked Zambia, Malawi and DR Congo cargo.

Beyond Donor Dollars for Health Care: How Uganda is Thinking Outside the Box

February 24, 2018//-Over the last 15 years, there’s been a rapid increase in the number of patients receiving HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ghana, Burkina Faso Make Headway Towards Implementing Railway Project

Accra, February 23, GNA – Ghana and Burkina Faso have agreed to engage the services of a Transaction Advisor to assist in the implementation of the Railway Interconnectivity Project.

ECOWAS Leaders Urged to Assent to the Single Currency Roadmap

Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged his colleagues Heads of State of ECOWAS to assent to the implementation of the new roadmap for the ECOWAS single currency.

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