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2017 World Hydropower Congress opens in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, officially opened the congress telling delegates development was unthinkable in the absence of adequate and affordable energy The 6th World Hydropower Congress (WHC) kicked-off in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, today with Acting Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary, Abdalla Hamdok, calling on the continent to …

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The Helix Institute leads the way on digital finance in emerging markets

The Helix Institute trainings are particularly designed to equip industry leaders with effective strategies and powerful tools to build, manage and grow digital financial services in their respective markets The Helix Institute of Digital Finance (www.Helix-Institute.com) has launched new courses in addition to its flagship offering the Agent Network Accelerator (ANA) (http://APO.af/eYtH81): …

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Government of Rwanda dedicated to promote its move to a cashless economy

MasterCard reinforced as technology partner in moving Rwanda towards a cashless society in line with the country’s vision 2020 To tweet this news, copy and paste: Extension of @MastercardMEA and @RDBrwanda MoU will result in stronger digital payment sector [http://mstr.cd/2q0UAdC] Daniel Monehin, MasterCard Division President for Sub-Saharan Africa and International …

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GE to supply power generation technology for Ghana’s 400 MW Bridge Power project

Upon completion, it will be Africa’s first LPG fired power plant and the world’s largest plant of its kind 400 megawatt (MW) greenfield project will be Africa’s first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fired power plant and world’s largest plant of its kind Project will provide enough electricity for the equivalent …

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The secret behind Commercial Bank of Africa’s success: Empowering business HR through SAP Success Factors

In an age where banking is becoming increasingly automated, Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) has unlocked the door to better structure and business integration with a human key – an SAP SuccessFactors talent solution implemented by Altura Consulting. CBA’s investment in its workforce is yielding high returns. It all starts …

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The World Bank’s most recent Kenya Economic Update

The World Bank’s most recent Kenya Economic Update (KEU) October 2016 projected a 5.9% growth in 2016, rising to 6% in 2017.  The key drivers for this growth include: a vibrant services sector, enhanced construction, currency stability, low inflation, low fuel prices, a growing middle-class and rising incomes, a surge in remittances, …

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