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  • Africa Singapore Business Forum Returns 24-25 August 2016 May 12, 2016
    1fe12b9413adacf474997cccd9593c601The premier platform for fostering investment, trade and thought leadership between Asia and Africa International Enterprise (IE) Singapore’s Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) is the premier platform for fostering investment, trade and thought leadership between Asia and Africa. It is slated to return 24-25 August for the fourth time. This year’s keynote speaker is Mr Tharman ...
  • Sisi, Mauritanian counterpart attend signing of 6 agreements April 5, 2016
    1fe12b9413adacf474997cccd9593c6011President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his Mauritanian counterpart Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz attended on Sunday 3/4/2016 a ceremony of signing six cooperation agreements following their talks in Cairo. The agreements tackled cooperation in the fields of maritime, housing, culture, animal wealth, health and oil. President Sisi and his Mauritanian counterpart held a session of expanded talks ...
  • Mauritanian president arrives in Egypt for talks with Sisi April 5, 2016
    mauritania-president-nileMauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz arrived in Cairo on Saturday for a three-day visit to conduct bilateral discussions with Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. El-Sisi and Ould Abdel Aziz will convene an Egyptian-Mauritanian summit which will discuss mutual cooperation and economic ties. The duo are expected to sign six memorandums of understanding relating to cooperation on health, ...
  • Sudan: Minister of Agriculture reiterates support to states’ ministers agriculture for technological packages application March 29, 2016
    29691The Minister of Agriculture and Forests Prof. Ibrahim Adam Al-Dekheiri has stressed his support to the Ministers of Agriculture in the states for the application and use of technology and indigenization of seeds, provision of improved seeds for agricultural producers. The minister said, when he addressed Sunday the opening Session of The Coordinative Conference the States’ ...
  • The news review from Africa March 2, 2016
    7Alufer Mining Limited planning to produce 5 million metric tons of bauxite in the Republic of Guinea next year; Government of Nigeria asks $1bn budget support loan from AfDB; Zimbabwe secures a $200 m loan for maize importation; Lion population rediscovered at Ethiopian national park Guinea miner Alufer to produce 5 million tons of bauxite in ...
  • 3D printing – Africa’s way to lead the new industrial revolution March 2, 2016
    3D printing – Africa’s way to lead the new industrial revolutionThe number of 3D printing purchases in Africa will rise by 23 percent through 2017. According to a recent study by the market research company The Freedonia Group, the demand for 3D printers and software will spike by 21 percent through 2017, reaching a value of $5bn. The majority of the sales will be in the ...
  • Poland wants to increase trade volume with Senegal and Ivory Coast March 2, 2016
    Poland wants to increase trade volume with Senegal and Ivory CoastMinistry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland is pleased to invite entrepreneurs to take part in a visit of Undersecretary of State Ms Katarzyna Kacperczyk to the Republic of Senegal and the Republic of Côte d’Ivoir. The visit is scheduled to take place on 16-24 March 2016. We encourage particularly entrepreneurs representing such ...
  • Sudan: Funding Agreement for Solar Electrification of Agricultural Projects to Be Signed Sunday February 29, 2016
    Sudan  Funding Agreement for Solar Electrification of Agricultural Projects to Be Signed SundayKhartoum — The Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity and the United Nations Development Programmed (UNDP) is due to sign Sunday a funding agreement for installation of solar-powered irrigation pumps at the premises of the Ministry of International Cooperation at a cost of $ 25 million. The project aims to bring solar-powered irrigation pumps instead ...
  • Nigeria: Massive Response to Nigeria Manufacturing Expo February 28, 2016
    Nigeria  Massive Response to Nigeria Manufacturing ExpoLagos — Leading international firms have confirmed participation in next month’s Nigeria Manufacturing Expo (MAN Expo). Among these are Clearpack Singapore, Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH (United States), Festo Automation (Germany), Miele Packaging (Germany), Gil Automation (US) and Bühler Group (Switzerland). They are among a number of companies that will showcase their manufacturing equipment at the upcoming expo scheduled ...
  • Kenya : UK and Kenya deepen trade and investment ties February 28, 2016
    Kenya  UK and Kenya deepen trade and investment tiesUNITED Kingdom’s trade envoy to East Africa, Lord Clive Hollick, will this week visit Kenya to discuss the key elements of trade between his country and Kenya. The tour aims to explore the growing spectrum of trade and investment opportunities for the UK in Kenya’s renewable energy sector. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office said Hollick’s delegation ...