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Africa Analysis: Taking charge of university fundraising

Stunning fundraising success at Stellenbosch University is a model for others in Africa, but leadership is crucial, says Linda Nordling. Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa has achieved a feat that could change how African universities view their financial plight. Last month, the university announced it has attracted record investment from external sources amid the global economic downturn — showing what is possible …

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African Continent As An Investment Destination

Ernst & Young’s inaugural Africa Attractiveness survey (2011) provided evidence of the growing interest in the African continent as an investment destination. Michael Lalor, Head of Ernst & Young’s Africa Business Center™ (http://www.ey.com/ZA) will hold an online press conference on Thursday, 3 May 2012 at 10:30GMT. As many African countries are continuing to enjoy strong economic growth, Michael Lalor invites …

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PepsiCo invests in Chickpea production in Ethopia

PepsiCo has set up a project it hopes will increase chickpea production and promote long-term nutritional and economic security in Ethiopia.

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AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining the levels of both public and private sector investment. The summit is aimed at generating concrete output with an innovative agenda focussing directly on the needs of investment in education & technology across Africa. The agenda will have …

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Africa, EU plan ministerial science policy dialogue

[CAPE TOWN] African and European heads of state are expected to endorse plans for a high-level science policy dialogue between the two continents when they meet in Libya next week (29–30 November). The agreement, which has already received support from African and European science ministers, could lead to them meeting regularly — bridging a perceived gap in relations between the …

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Agriculture Sector

The agricultural sector in The Arab World is key to the ongoing sustainable development of the continent. Advances in agricultural technologies are needed to improve crop yields, increase crop protection and improve animal welfare. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world is waiting for you Visit Agriculture Group

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Aerospace Sector

The aerospace industry is constantly in need of new innovations that can help improve performance and safety. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world is waiting for you Visit Aerospace Group

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