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Continent-wide digital skills development initiative aims to train half a million young Africans in one week

  The 2017 edition of Africa Code Week officially kicked off yesterday in Flic-En-Flac, Mauritius. Now in its third year, Africa Code Week aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a key focus on female skills development and training. Started in 2015 by SAP Corporate Social Responsibility EMEA …

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MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service

Open-Connect guarantees the best cross connect services in Nigeria, enabling customers bypass the public internet and connect directly to partners, cloud and SaaS providers with secure, reliable and flexible direct connections Following the partnership of MainOne’s (www.MainOne.net) Data Center company, MDXi, with the Nigerian Internet Exchange, (IXPN) to improve national …

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Africa-EU Partnership: Council adopts conclusions for a renewed impetus

The Council welcomes the adoption of the joint communication by the High Representative and the Commission for a renewed impetus of the Africa-EU partnership The Council adopted conclusions on a renewed impetus for the Africa-EU partnership. The conclusions state that the EU has a genuine strategic interest in deepening and …

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Unveiling of the Solar Power System Upgrade of ‘Save the Rhino Trust’ (SRT)

The Federal Foreign Office supports the project through the German Embassy within the framework of its micro project fund with a financial assistance worth N$ 433 000.00 (Euro 25.000,00), enabling the supply of a 56.4 kWh ground mounted off-grid photovoltaic solar system at the Palmwag Base Station of ‘Save the …

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Kigali, Rwanda to host the 5th Edition of East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC 2017)

The conference will profile East Africa’s arbitration centres in Nairobi, Kigali and Mauritius as competitive centres to the already established centres in the world offering reliable and efficient alternative for the users of arbitration Africa’s ambitious development projects and relatively stable governments continue to attract international investors. These investors often prefer …

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African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity – A review of the book “BIG BARRELS”

Book Review by Funke Michaels, Curator, ReadAFRICA.global BIG BARRELS has arrived very late. For many like myself, who struggled with the scarcity of positive Africa-specific case studies at business school; it’s about time, too. By showcasing examples of countries where the ‘Resource Curse’ is being overcome, NJ Ayuk and João …

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Highlights from Power Africa at Africa Energy Forum

Through grant signings, facilitated events, and targeted meetings with government and private sector partners, Power Africa plans to further increase the number of transactions that have reached financial close Power Africa attended the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) to further advance its goal to increase energy access and power generation in …

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Focus on Africa – G20 Africa Summit in Berlin

During the conference, the partners want to explore new investment opportunities in Africa and to agree on how new incentives for more private‑sector investments, sustainable investments in public infrastructure and economic participation can be created through employment The leading economies want to use a conference being held in Berlin on …

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Orange Digital Investment launches a new investment initiative of 50 million euros devoted to start-ups in Africa

Orange Digital Ventures Africa is the Group’s investment vehicle for early-stage innovation projects in Africa in areas such as new connectivities, FinTech, the Internet of Things, energy and e-health Orange (www.Orange.com) is strengthening its corporate venture strategy by creating a new Africa section in its flagship programme for investment in …

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