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  • PM opens Cairo International Fair March 19, 2017
    17Prime Minister Sherif Ismail opened on Wednesday 15/3/2017 the 50th Cairo International Fair. CIF – due to last until March 24 – coincides with Egypt’s golden jubilee celebrations which mark the Egyptian Television’s airing for the first time. It also coincides with the 60th anniversary of establishing the Egypt Expo and Convention Authority (EECA). Kenya, Togo, Sudan, Algeria, ...
  • Algerian-Mauritanian High Joint Commission: 16 cooperation agreements, MoUs signed December 25, 2016
    61ALGIERS- The works of the 18th session of the Algerian-Mauritanian High Joint Commission culminated, in Algiers, in the signing of 16 cooperation agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) related to the sectors of justice, vocational training, health and trade. An agreement on cooperation between the Directorate General of Civil Service and Administration Reform and its Mauritanian ...
  • Sudan: President Al-Bashir Inaugurates Leather Products Factories of Saria International December 21, 2016
    87President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Tuesday inaugurated the leather products’ factories of Saria International Company for Advanced Works Limited, in presence of a number of ministers, politicians and executive officials. Director of the company, Dr. Mohamed Omer Al-Ruffaie, said at a celebration on the occasion that the company looks forward to be one ...
  • Angola: Farm Products Fair Gathers Vendors in Lubango December 21, 2016
    148More than 300 marketers participated in the seventh edition of the fair of agricultural products in Lubango, southern Huíla province, which took place on Saturday, under the motto: “Happy holidays”, in an initiative of the local administration. The event exhibited vegetables, fruit and tubers, among others. Rosa Coimbra, the municipal director for economic affairs, told Angop that ...
  • Al-Sisi arrives in Uganda for one-day visit to enhance bilateral relations December 19, 2016
    18President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi arrived on Sunday morning to Uganda in an official one-day visit. The visit comes after Al-Sisi received an official invitation from his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni, according to a statement issued by the presidency. During the one-day visit, Al-Sisi met with senior Ugandan officials and discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations across ...
  • Rwanda: Made-in-Rwanda Expo Opens in Kigali December 19, 2016
    123There is need for more value addition to locally-made products to attract citizenry consumers and appeal to the regional market, the Minister for Trade, Industry, and East African Community Affairs (MINEACOM), François Kanimba, has said. Kanimba was, yesterday, briefing journalists at the Private Sector Federation about the second Made-in-Rwanda exhibition that opens today at Gikondo Expo ...
  • Uganda: Invest in Growing Watermelon December 15, 2016
    Watermelon-Sliced-Eqyptian5There is a growing market for fruits such as watermelon country wide especially in urban areas. Water melons can be supplied to fruit vendors, markets, hotels, supermarkets and canteens. According to Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), production of water melons on a large scale not only brings huge profits but also creates jobs. According to Ms Sheila Mugyenzi, ...
  • Tanzania: Cement Firm Invites Female Entrepreneurs December 13, 2016
    11Women can make a change in the construction industry that employ a large number of labor force it has been learnt. Speaking in an exclusive interview in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Tanga Cement PLC Communications and External Affairs Manager, Ms Mtanga Noor said Women can make a change as bricks makers, contractors and even industrialists. She was ...
  • A.U., Private sector brainstorm on implementation of intra-African trade December 7, 2016
    58African leaders have agreed that the continent can attain socio-economic structural transformation through intra-African trade. They say they are set to pave the way for the full implementation of the continental free trade area in the continent. Correspondent, Tolulope Ogunjobi reports from Addis Ababa that four years ago at the 18th ordinary session of the assembly of ...
  • African Economic Conference Opens in Abuja – Agricultural Transformation On the Agenda December 7, 2016
    BannerAEC20161471694143The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) kicked off in Abuja, Nigeria,with a consensus on the need to scale up the continent’s agricultural transformation to spur industrialization and inclusive growth. Opening the conference, Nigeria’s Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, highlighted how the Nigerian Government and private sector partners are leveraging resources for agricultural transformation in the midst of the ...