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Seminar on the Role of Islamic Finance in the Development of Africa to Tap Potential Outlook for Islamic Financial Services in the Continent

Seminar on the Role of Islamic Finance in the Development of Africa to Tap Potential Outlook for Islamic Financial Services in the Continent. The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) is organising its first Seminar focusing on the Islamic financial services in Africa which will be held on 6 to 7 September in Mauritius, hosted by the Bank of Mauritius. This …

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African & MENA cities for sale on Million Dollar Earth

How would you like to own your own African or MENA region city? Algiers perhaps? Casablanca or even Sharm el Sheikh? Well now you can – in a sense. Million Dollar Earth allows you to unify your social media outlets in one location while associating your brand with a unique city or iconic landmark. Mixing beer with creativity was what …

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Orange and Gameloft team up to launch new mobile games services in Africa and Middle East

A strong partnership to promote mobile games in Africa and Middle East.     Orange and Gameloft have signed a global partnership to promote usage of mobile games in Africa and Middle East     In Jordan, Ivory Coast, Mauritius and Madagascar, mobile games offers are already available to customers under the Orange brand, whereas the same offers are available in Egypt under the …

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Industrialisation key to Africa’s development

Although Africa is the next growth frontier, the continent’s development needs to be characterised by industrialisation, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Africa was increasingly being recognised as the next growth frontier, with average growth predicted by the International Monetary Fund to reach 5.5%. Although six of the 10 fastest growing economies of the world are in Africa, the …

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Africa ‘needs more nuanced science cooperation with Europe’

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 16 July 2012. By: Marc McIlhone – AfricanBrains Traditionally Europe’s only cooperation with Africa on Science has been through funding for research. This needs to change and a more strategic alliance in this area needs to be created if African Science is to become more sustainable. European science cooperation with Africa needs …

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Encouraging developments as Africa looks to already establish Continental Free Trade Area

As preparations for next week’s launch of the fifth edition of Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA V) get underway in Addis Ababa, the Heads of States Summit of the African Union is once again tackling the theme, Boosting intra-African Trade from 9-16 July 2012. ARIA V is published jointly by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union …

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Media Invitation: African Women Economic Summit 2012

Media Invitation: African Women Economic Summit 2012/ Online Press Conference / African Development Bank and New faces New Voices Invite you to an Online Press Conference Join us for the online press conference and ask your questions live In partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) , New Faces New Voices (NFNV) is hosting its second African Women Economic Summit …

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APO and African Development Bank Sign New Contract for the Promotion of the 2012 African Women Economic Summit

The African Press Organization (APO) (http://www.apo-opa.org) announced today the signature of a new contract with the African Development Bank (AfDB) under which APO will provide media relations services to promote the African Women Economic Summit to be held in Lagos, Nigeria on 13 and 14 July 2012. APO will promote the African Women Economic Summit in and outside of Africa, …

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Africa free trade: Ambitious but achievable

Addis Ababa – African countries should not underestimate the task of ensuring that the ambitious idea of an African Union Free Trade Area (FTA) gets off the ground, AU Commission Director of Trade and Industry Treasure Maphanga said on Monday. Speaking at the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) meeting, which got underway in Ethiopia today — ahead of the 19th African …

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2012 UNEP Ozone Africa Media Award is open! / Call for Entries / Register now – Eight (8) more weeks to go

Institutions and individuals in each country and region have made major contributions to the protection of the ozone layer, and implementation of the Montreal Protocol and their stories must be told. The Ozone Africa Media Award recognizes outstanding contributions by the media to the phase out of Ozone Depleting Substances and the Ozone layer protection in Africa by promoting understanding …

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