Tag Archives: Africa

Building Energy and SES SMART Energy Solutions to install the first off-grid temporary hybrid plant in Saudi Arabia

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The portable diesel-solar project is expected to produce 54MWh per year, saving diesel fuel and reducing CO2 emissions. Building Energy, Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, will team up with SES SMART Energy Solutions, a leading rental power provider in the MEA region, to develop the first on-field temporary hybrid plant, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The ...

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Win the APO Energy Media Awards and travel to Dubai to attend the Africa Energy Forum

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APO will offer transport, accommodation and perdiem for the first-place winner to attend the Africa Energy Forum held in Dubai from 8-11 June 2015 APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release wire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, announced today that entry is now open for the 2015 APO Energy Media Awards ...

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Up To 400 Decision-Makers Expected at the International “Engineering Symposium for Africa” Organized by Jacobs Engineering S.A

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A concentration of influential African engineering players Jacobs Engineering SA (JESA) is organizing the first international symposium, “Engineering Symposium for Africa” (https://www.esa-symposium.com) around the theme of “Engineering and Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Development in Africa” in Marrakesh on Thursday, May 21st, 2015. This international event will feature high-level speakers: renowned experts, figures in politics, economy and finance, decision-makers in the ...

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JUMIA recognized at Africa CEO Forum Awards 2015

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As an Africa Internet Group company, JUMIA success contributed to the organisation’s Nomination for International Corporation of the Year Cairo, Egypt: JUMIA is one of eight Africa Internet Group (AIG) companies to be recognized at the Africa CEO Forum Awards, for getting the organization its first nomination for International Corporation of the year at The Africa CEO Forum Awards, organised ...

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AUC School of Business Partners with Top Five Business Schools in Africa to Enhance Entrepreneurship

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The American University in Cairo ( AUC ) signed a novel partnership agreement with a consortium of leading African business schools from four major countries. The newly formed African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship (AAAE) is committed to sharing resources, expertise and research to give a much-needed boost to entrepreneurship, job creation and economic development on the continent. AAAE will promote ...

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Orange launches breakthrough all-inclusive digital offer to deliver mobile internet to millions more across Africa and the Middle East

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Today, Orange (www.orange.com) puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under US$40 (€35), inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that ...

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STI, Africa and the PEI in 2015

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2015 is set to be a hugely important year for the future of science, technology and innovation in Africa. It represents the culmination of months of consultation around the post-2015 development agenda and the formulation of sustainable development goals, which will set the international priorities for the coming decade and beyond. While 2014 again strengthened the growing shift in perceptions ...

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ADIB Egypt Named Best Commercial Bank in Africa

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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) Egypt was recently named the “Best Commercial Bank in Africa” for the first time by the prestigious Islamic Business and Finance (IBF) Awards 2014 amidst fierce competition with the participation of many Islamic institutions. IBF is one of the most renowned banking and economic publications offering annual awards to recognize Islamic banks and financial institutions ...

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Record number of African Ministries confirmed for Innovation Africa 2014

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A record number of ministers and officials are confirmed to attend this year’s Innovation Africa Summit taking place in Kigali, Rwanda this 18-20 November 2014. So far 37 Ministries of Education, ICT, Science & Technology and other related organisations from 24 African countries will be hosting roundtable meetings over 2 days. Major sponsors include tech giants HP, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, ...

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2nd Annual Africa Middle East – Investment Forum will be held on 9th & 10th December 2014 in Nairobi Kenya

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This will be a timely event that aims to show case investment opportunities in Africa and Middle East as a practical and significant stride towards opening new markets that will encourage investment and trade between the two regions. Building on the success of the first edition held in 2012 Africa Middle East Investment forum 2014 aims to achieve the following: ...

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