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2nd Annual Workshop on International Economic Negotiations kicks off in Johannesburg


During the five-day gathering, policy makers and experts on investment, taxation, natural resource contract negotiations and trade negotiations from over 40 African countries will exchange experiences, explore options and strategies for possible coordination of positions, and interact with globally leading thinkers and practitioners in the field of economic negotiations The …

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Uber and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) partner to provide Access to Groundbreaking Vehicle Finance for Lagos Entrepreneurs


Uber and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) partner to provide Access to Groundbreaking Vehicle Finance for Lagos Entrepreneurs Uber (www.Uber.com) is changing the way Lagos driver-partners access finance and grow their small businesses. The global ride-sharing platform has partnered with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) (LSETF.ng) who …

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African Economic Conference closes with call for agriculture to be at the centre of Africa’s development


Over 300 participants attended the annual event, co-organized by theAfrican Development Bank (AfDB), UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on the theme, “Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth” The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) wound up in Abuja, Nigeria on Wednesday, after …

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IGAD Support to Public Administration Project to Hold Annual Review Workshop with Current Civil Service Support Officers from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda


This workshop will bring together the highly qualified and experienced CSSOs for an annual meeting to share experiences, successes, and challenges of the programme A review workshop for Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs) currently deployed across South Sudan to help support public administration, is taking place on Thursday, December 8 …

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Kenya invites African Entrepreneurs to Scale their Ventures

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AFIF 2017 will take place at the Strathmore University and will gather an audience of entrepreneurs, bankers, investors, fund managers, foundations, development and international finance institutions from Kenya, Africa, Europe, Middle East and America EMRC (www.EMRC.be) in collaboration with Entrepreneurial Solution Partners and the Strathmore University is announcing a call …

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Launch of American Chamber of Commerce in Ethiopia Heralds New Era in Trade Cooperation

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The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Ethiopia was formed to strengthen the century‐old partnership economic ties that have existed between the United States and Ethiopia U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Peter Vrooman and Commissioner of the Ethiopian Investment Commission Fitsum Arega joined the board of the newly established American Chamber of …

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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) Signs Memorandum of Understanding with AlHuda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics (CIBE) for the Development of Islamic Microfinance Industry


Under the cooperation framework, both parties are determined to collaborate in the implementation of the Model at the field level with the help of potential partners, in particular the Islamic microfinance organizations The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-PS.org), the private sector arm of Islamic …

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IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under ECF Arrangement for Sierra Leone and Approves US$33.23 Million Disbursement


The economy proved resilient, supported by sound macroeconomic policies, together with generous support from development partners that helped ensure fiscal and external sustainability, while providing resources to begin implementing the post-Ebola Recovery Strategy The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth review of Sierra Leone’s …

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