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Working with South Africa to help entrepreneurs expand globally

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British entrepreneurs share knowledge & experiences with successful South African entrepreneurs to help them expand globally Two globally successful British entrepreneurs, Anthony Sheehan and Stephen Mooney, will be in South Africa from 14 to 18 November 2016 as part of the UK’s Department for International Trade’s Global Entrepreneurs Programme. They …

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Nuclear deal cannot be debated behind closed doors, says WWF South Africa

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WWF-SA is deeply concerned about recent reports and media statements that suggest the government’s energy portfolio committee is planning to discuss the proposed nuclear deal behind closed doors. Portfolio committee chair Fikile Majola has reportedly told journalists that the Department of Energy’s briefing on the nuclear build programme would be …

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USAID Aims to Increase Farmer Access to High-quality Seed

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USAID/ Ghana Mission Director Andrew Karas delivered remarks on the importance of the production and distribution of high-quality certified seeds in Ghana The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), through their joint Scaling Seeds and Technology Partnership …

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Africa Day at COP22: African leaders demonstrate commitment and action to address climate change

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The Africa Day event had the dual themes of “Moving from Commitment to Action with Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)” and “The Africa Renewable Energy Initiative: Moving Forward” African Heads of State and Government marked Africa Day in the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) today with …

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Cape Town – Italian Film Focus, an opportunity for Italian cinema in South Africa

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The Festival is the fruit of a long-standing cooperation between the Italian Consulate and the Italian Cultural Institute in Pretoria, the Associazione Controluce and the Labia Theatre The 16th edition of the Italian Film Focus (IFF) will be held in Cape Town from 22 to 27 November. The Festival is …

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Tana Forum announces Theme for 2017: Natural Resource Governance in Africa

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Former Malawian President Joyce Banda joins Forum Board The theme of the 2017 Tana Forum (www.TanaForum.org) – Natural Resource Governance in Africa – is both timely and relevant given the centrality of natural resources in Africa’s quest for sustainable development. The Forum’s Secretariat has prepared a summary document as well as …

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His Excellency, Yoweri K. Museveni, President of Uganda to Open Major Oil and Gas Summit

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The 2nd Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit is being hosted by the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development at the behest of Hon. Minister, Irene Muloni His Excellency, President Museveni will give the keynote and welcoming address at the forthcoming 2nd Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit (UIOGS) (www.UIOGS.com) …

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Seychelles and Monaco to Enhance Cooperation Following Bilateral Talks in Morocco

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The two leaders spoke at length on how the two countries can collaborate more and effect change on numerous global issues; most notably on climate change and the need to raise awareness on the necessity of including oceans in the implementation of the Paris Agreement President Danny Faure held bilateral …

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Federal Government Negotiating Free Trade Agreements, Updating Trade Policies and Examining the ECOWAS CET

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These were made known by FMITI Minister, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, during a press conference at the Ministry today in Abuja, to give a status report on the implementation of MITI’s objectives Export Expansion Grant (EEG) to Resume in 2017 Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Receive Attention 1.    The Federal Government has …

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