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Presidential Panel Addresses Africa’s Development Challenges

December 10, 2018//-Africa 2018 is an annual conference bringing together the public and private sector to drive change across the African continent. 

Côte d’Ivoire Hosts 2018 Ease of Doing Business Initiative Conference

The World Bank Group partnered with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire to host the ninth Ease of Doing Business Initiative (EDBI) conference.

UK’s Leading Money Transfer Service Raises Money for Kanu Heart Foundation

December 6, 2018//-Azimo, Europe’s leading digital money transfer service, today announced it has raised over $125,000 for the Kanu Heart Foundation (KFH).

SA-Tunisia Business Council Mooted to Boost Trade and Investment

Pretoria, South Africa, December 6, 2018/ — The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Bulelani Magwanishe has received the assurance of the Tunisian businesspeople that they are keen and committed to the establishment of the joint South Africa-Tunisia Business Council with the aim of stimulating trade and investment between the two countries.

China and United States to Battle for Influence in African Infrastructure Lending

Johannesburg, South Africa, December 5, 2018 – New research from global law firm Baker McKenzie with data provider IJGlobal shows that development finance lending from state-backed institutions is the most important component of infrastructure funding in sub-Saharan Africa.

UNCTAD: Global Merchandise Exports Could Hit 10.4% By the End of This Year

Geneva, Switzerland,  December 5,  2018 – Global merchandise exports could grow by 10.4% this year, hitting almost $19.6 trillion, according to data published today in the 2018 UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics, which is marking its 50th anniversary.

Marriott Opens First Hotel in Middle East and Africa in South Africa’s City

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 5, 2018/ — AC Hotels by Marriott, Marriott International’s European-inspired lifestyle brand, today announced the opening of AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront marking the debut of the brand in Middle East and Africa.

Ghana Currency Hits GH¢4.98 Against US Dollar

Accra, Ghana, December 4, 2018//-Ghana currency known as cedi (GH¢) is now two pesewas away from hitting the dreaded GH¢5 mark per a dollar. 

Working Toward an AIDS-free Future for Girls in Africa

December 3, 2018//-Ntokozo Zakwe, 26, grew up in a South African community where girls seldom dreamed of a safe, healthy and hopeful future, or a life free of HIV/AIDS.

Citi Foundation, Junior Achievement Africa Renew Partnership to Reach African Youth  

December 3 2018//- The Citi Foundation and Junior Achievement (JA) Africa have announced the renewal of their partnership for another year.

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