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  • 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 ...
  • Egypt organizes 2nd Africa Smart Grid Forum February 25, 2016
    Egypt organizes 2nd Africa Smart Grid ForumUnder the patronage of Engineer Sherif Ismail, the Prime Minister and in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, the Egyptian National Committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy ( MOERE ) in collaboration and partnership with the European Committee for Electrotechnical ...
  • 2016 INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR TO BE HELD IN TAMALE February 22, 2016
    2016 INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR TO BE HELD IN TAMALEcommitment and ultimate mandate to promote economic development in the SADA belt, The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority, SADA,has joined forces with the Ghana Trade Fair Company to host the 20th edition of the international trade fair in Tamale. The event, which comes under the theme. “Two Decades of International Trade Fair in Ghana: Exploring Business Opportunities ...
  • Economic growth spread from Asia to Africa: Omran February 22, 2016
    Economic growth spread from Asia to Africa OmranThe General Secretariat of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) called upon President of the Egyptian Stock Exchange Mohammed Omran to participate in a dialogue session about the future of direct investment to the African continent. It took place during the Africa Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah ...
  • African Development Bank to contribute $1.5B to Egypt’s new capital project February 22, 2016
    African Development Bank to contribute $1.5B to Egypt’s new capital projectThe African Development Bank has vowed to provide a US$1.5 billion contribution to the financing of Egypt’s New Administrative Capital project. The announcement was made on Saturday by bank chief Akinwumi Adesina during the Africa 2016 Forum hosted by Egypt in Sharm el-Sheikh until Sunday. Egypt’s plans to build a new, 700 square kilometers administrative capital east ...
  • Egypt, Gabon sign five cooperation protocols February 21, 2016
    Egypt, Gabon sign five cooperation protocolsPresident Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his Gabonese counterpart Ali Bongo signed five memorandums of understanding between the two countries during a joint news conference Thursday at the Ettihadeya Presidential Palace in Heliopolis, Cairo. The first memorandum of understanding is related to the mechanism of political consultations between the two countries, the second is an executive protocol ...