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Sandton Central welcomes City of Joburg’s upgrades to its streets

09.September.2017 · Posted in business

South Africa’s financial capital is now even more accessible, walkable and business-friendly   Sandton Central has welcomed the positive changes to its streets by the City of Johannesburg. After two years of construction and road disruptions, the City of Joburg has completed its transformation of the streets of Sandton. This iconic commercial, residential, tourism and ...

South Africa’s financial capital is now even more accessible, walkable and business-friendly

 

Sandton Central has welcomed the positive changes to its streets by the City of Johannesburg.

After two years of construction and road disruptions, the City of Joburg has completed its transformation of the streets of Sandton. This iconic commercial, residential, tourism and leisure district has also become a public transport and pedestrian-friendly hub benefitting people, business, and community.

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African real estate & infrastructure summit

20.September.2016 · Posted in business

African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit showcases exciting city development planson the continent in Cape Town in November African cities to connect with developers, investors and planners The CEO of Wesgro, Tim Harris, the Executive Director of Kampala’s Capital City Authority, Dr Jennifer Musisi, the UCLG-A Secretary General, Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, and Business Botswana ...

African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit showcases exciting city development planson the continent in Cape Town in November

African cities to connect with developers, investors and planners

The CEO of Wesgro, Tim Harris, the Executive Director of Kampala’s Capital City Authority, Dr Jennifer Musisi, the UCLG-A Secretary General, Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, and Business Botswana Director Lekwalo Mosienyane are heading up an exciting line-up of headline experts from around Africa that will address the African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit in Cape Town from 2-3 November 2016.
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Making Africa’s Cities Sustainable

22.July.2016 · Posted in business

Making Africa’s Cities Sustainable 29 September 2016, 9.30 – 17.30 hrs. Room CC 1, OECD Headquarters 2 rue André Pascal, 75016 Paris The OECD Development Centre and the African Union Commission are pleased to announce that the International Economic Forum on Africa will take place next 29 September, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris. This ...

Making Africa’s Cities Sustainable

29 September 2016, 9.30 – 17.30 hrs.

Room CC 1, OECD Headquarters
2 rue André Pascal, 75016 Paris

The OECD Development Centre and the African Union Commission are pleased to announce that the International Economic Forum on Africa will take place next 29 September, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris. This 16th edition will discuss the opportunities and challenges of the urbanisation process in Africa, looking into how to address informality in urban areas, the role of cities as drivers of economic transformation, and innovative ways to provide adequate and predictable financing for local governments and municipalities. (more…)

AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS 2016

25.February.2016 · Posted in business

THE AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS 2016WILL HONOR THE CEOs AND COMPANIES  THAT HAVE SHAPED THE YEAR IN AFRICA PARIS, France, 25 February 2016, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The AFRICA CEO FORUM 2016 will be taking place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 21 and 22 March. The event has become the international Forum of reference dedicated ...

THE AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS 2016WILL HONOR THE CEOs AND COMPANIES

 THAT HAVE SHAPED THE YEAR IN AFRICA

PARIS, France, 25 February 2016, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The AFRICA CEO FORUM 2016 will be taking place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 21 and 22 March. The event has become the international Forum of reference dedicated to the development of the private sector in Africa and this year, for the fourth time, the achievements of CEOs and companies in Africa will be honored during the AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS 2016. A new category “YOUNG CEO OF THE YEAR” has been introduced and will recognize the achievements of a young and upcoming CEO. 
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The CFA Franc: Africa’s financial anachronis

17.October.2015 · Posted in business

Nicoletta Fagiolo (nsnbc) : More and more voices on the African continent, from expert economists, businessmen to politicians and simple citizens are questioning the CFA franc system that rules the monetary regime in francophone West Africa. ...

Nicoletta Fagiolo (nsnbc) : More and more voices on the African continent, from expert economists, businessmen to politicians and simple citizens are questioning the CFA franc system that rules the monetary regime in francophone West Africa.
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Africa finance and investment forum 2015 in South Africa

16.October.2015 · Posted in business

A Public Private Dialogue on Impact Investment in Africa Mapping the Road to Developing Africa’s Impact Investment Sector In the framework of AFIF 2015, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will organise a Private-Public Dialogue (PPD) on Impact Investment in Africa. The PPD will facilitate the exchange of information and collaboration between key public and ...

A Public Private Dialogue on Impact Investment in Africa

Mapping the Road to Developing Africa’s Impact Investment Sector

In the framework of AFIF 2015, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will organise a Private-Public Dialogue (PPD) on Impact Investment in Africa.

The PPD will facilitate the exchange of information and collaboration between key public and private sector players in impact investment in Africa, and will feature plenary keynote addresses and a technical working & negotiation session to map the next steps in growing the sector. (more…)

Southafrican ports: APPOINTMENT OF RICHARD VALLIHU AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE

13.April.2015 · Posted in business

[Johannesburg, 13 April 2015]  Mr Richard Vallihu took up the reins as Chief Executive of South African port authority, Transnet National Ports Authority, on 1 April 2015. He succeeds Mr Tau Morwe, who led the company formidably for a number of years before opting for early retirement in March 2015. ...

[Johannesburg, 13 April 2015]  Mr Richard Vallihu took up the reins as Chief Executive of South African port authority, Transnet National Ports Authority, on 1 April 2015.

He succeeds Mr Tau Morwe, who led the company formidably for a number of years before opting for early retirement in March 2015.

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Building Energy receives visit from South African Minister

20.March.2015 · Posted in business

Building Energy receives visit from South African Minister of Small Business Development   Lindiwe Zulu guest of the Italian company that built in South Africa the biggest solar park in the African continent. Milan, March 20th 2015 – Building Energy, Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, received the visit of Lindiwe Zulu, South African ...

Building Energy receives visit from South African Minister of Small Business Development

 

Lindiwe Zulu guest of the Italian company that built in South Africa the biggest solar park in the African continent.

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Milan, March 20th 2015Building Energy, Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, received the visit of Lindiwe Zulu, South African Minister of Small Business Development, at its headquarters in Milan. The meeting confirms the attention that the South African Government pays to the companies operating in their Country, such as Building Energy.  (more…)

JUMIA IN 2014

24.January.2015 · Posted in business

JUMIA IN 2014 12 key figures about e-commerce in Côte d’Ivoire Abidjan, 23rd January 2015—The year 2014 marked a particular point in the adventure of the No. 1 online retailer in Côte d’Ivoire, which started in June 2013. In 2014 Jumia has striven with passion and determination to shake consumers’ habits, and deliver happiness to ...

JUMIA IN 2014

12 key figures about e-commerce in Côte d’Ivoire

Abidjan, 23rd January 2015—The year 2014 marked a particular point in the adventure of the No. 1 online retailer in Côte d’Ivoire, which started in June 2013. In 2014 Jumia has striven with passion and determination to shake consumers’ habits, and deliver happiness to Ivoirian households. We have selected 12 reasons for you to be “Jumiaddicted”

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Online press conference of AfDB (Nov. 2, 2014)

20.November.2014 · Posted in business

Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Chief Economist and Vice-President of the African Development Bank has held an online press conference on Sunday November 2, during the 9th edition of the African Economic Conference (http://www.afdb.org/en/aec-2014). [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AiyLxbOjyU&w=540&h=304] ...

Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Chief Economist and Vice-President of the African Development Bank has held an online press conference on Sunday November 2, during the 9th edition of the African Economic Conference (http://www.afdb.org/en/aec-2014).

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