Category archives for: Industry

New Global CEO Boosts Aurecon’s Global Executive Team

December 10, 2018//-Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon announced today that under the leadership of its newly appointed incoming Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO), William Cox, it would be adding two more female senior leaders to its Global Executive leadership team, with Louise Adams appointed as Managing Director Australia and New Zealand.

A New Social Contract

Overcoming fears of technology and globalization means rethinking the rights and obligations of citizenship  December 7, 2018//-We are living in an age of insecurity. Increasingly, the values of liberal democracy, liberal economies, and a rules-based international system are being repudiated—even though they have delivered progress for the vast majority of people.

Egypt: Africa 2018 Forum Puts Spotlight on Youth and Women

Cairo, Egypt, 6 December 2018//-This year’s Africa 2018 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt which will take place this week on December 8 and 9 will place special focus on issues of concern to African youth and women.

Reviving Grocery Retail: Six Imperatives

December 5, 2018//-In the United States, Western Europe, and Africa, many traditional grocery retailers are seeing their sales and margins fall—and things could get even worse.

Moving the Africa Free Trade Area Agreement Ahead with Quick Win Solutions

Kigali, Rwanda, December 5, 2018/ — A total of 44 African nations signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade agreement earlier this year, with only 12 out of the required 22 countries ratifying the accord, but policy makers say there is time enough – and practical solutions – to move the process ahead.

British Safety Council Presents Sword and Globe Awards to Best Performers in Health, Safety

December 3, 2018//-The British Safety Council presented the prestigious Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards for the exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks to businesses from around the world at an awards ceremony, held on Friday 30 November at Banking Hall in the City of London.

Ghana Chamber of Mines Honours JBA at Industry Awards

Accra, Ghana, December 3, 2018//-Journalists for Business Advocacy (JBA), has been awarded at the 4th Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA) for its positive reportage on the activities of the country’s mining industry.

Ugandan Press Under The Cosh

December 2, 2018//-When President Museveni loosened the state’s hold on the media some years ago, journalists believed that a new era of press freedom had dawned in the country. But recent events indicate that this right may be eroding fast. 

Gender Parity in New African Magazine’s List of 100 Most Influential Africans, Nigeria Dominates List

London, UK, November, 30, 2018/- For the first time since publishing the list, there is an equal amount of men and women featuring in this year’s one hundred.

Index: Pharmaceutical Giants Are Deepening Strategic Focus on Africa

Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 29, 2018/ — The new Access to Medicine Index reveals that increasing interest from multinational pharmaceutical companies in doing business in Africa that benefits people on lower incomes.

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