Dangote signs $450million jumbo sugar production Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Niger State

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On completion, according to the President of the Group Aliko Dangote, the project will generate over 15,000 jobs in the state In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) today in Minna, Niger State signed a …

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Power Africa Partners U.S. African Development Foundation and GE Announce Women in Energy Challenge Winners in Uganda

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Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development Uganda Limited (CODE) will each be awarded a grant of $100,000 to expand their renewable energy enterprises to reach women beneficiaries The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE (www.GE.com), is proud to announce …

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ECA and AUC re-commit to jointly advance Africa’s development Agenda

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“Continued strong cooperation and collaboration between our two institutions is crucial for advancing Africa’s structural transformation and industrialization agenda,” said Ms. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), during her first official meeting with the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on …

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AAA students claim Inaugural Facebook Challenge Student Award at the Lorries

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The award, which aims to celebrate the achievements of future creatives as they redefine creativity in the mobile era, was created in partnership with Facebook and The Nelson Mandela Foundation The Facebook Challenge (www.Facebook.com), an official Loerie Award in the Student category, was won this year by three students from …

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Regional infrastructure and opportunities for private sector investment in Africa

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On Thursday August 24, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will lead discussions at the on-going Annual Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, on transboundary infrastructure in Africa and how the private sector can get involved What: High Level Discussion on Regional infrastructure and opportunities for private sector investment in …

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Handover of buildings: Living and working for the protection of the Serengeti

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Joint Press Release by the Tanzanian Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Tanzania National Parks, the German Embassy Dar es Salaam, KfW, and Frankfurt Zoological Society On Tuesday August 22, 2017, the German Ambassador in Tanzania, H.E. Dr. Detlef Wächter, presented newly constructed office and staff buildings in Fort Ikoma …

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The (very near) future of insurance: the digital transformation imperative

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The insurance industry is facing its very own Kodak moment. Forty years after the once heart-warming 1970s ad slogan became part of popular culture, it now reminds one more of the company’s spectacular failure to act in the face of massive industry-wide disruption than it does to capturing special moments. …

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