“Preparations for Intra-African Trade Fair Goes into Top Gear. Trade Minister says AfCFTA Will Raise Trade by 52%”

“Preparations for Intra-African Trade Fair Goes into Top Gear. Trade Minister says AfCFTA Will Raise Trade by 52%” From right to left, Ahmed El Sewedy, Chairman of El Sewedy Group, Tariq Qabeel, Minister of Trade and Industry of Egypt; Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria and Chairman of the IATF2018 Advisory Council; Benedict Oramah, President […]

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Google launches GIC Nigeria 2018, commits $2m

Google on Wednesday launched the Google Impact Challenge (GIC) Nigeria 2018 aimed at empowering the citizens to drive community impact. The Google Country Marketing Manager, Affiong Osuchukwu, said at the unveiling in Lagos that Google would commit two million dollars into the project in form of grants to non-profits using technology to reach their goals. […]

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Telecom Egypt secures $200 million Afreximbank Financing Facility

Telecom Egypt secures $200 million Afreximbank Financing Facility The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will commit up to $200 million to Telecom Egypt (TE) to enable the telecommunication company to finance working capital and investments in its infrastructure under a deal coordinated by the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank-Egypt. The agreement for the short-term dual tranche facility, […]

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Experts to review conditions for access, use of transmission services in ECOWAS electricity market

Experts to review conditions for access, use of transmission services in ECOWAS electricity market ERERA’s Consultative Committees of Regulators and Operators – two organs that assist the institution’s Regulatory Council in its decision-making – will hold their joint 11th session from April 19 to April 20, in Accra, Ghana. They are to consider the recommendations […]

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France Builds WhatsApp Rival

The French government is building its own encrypted messenger service to ease fears that foreign entities can spy on private conversations between top officials, the digital ministry said on Monday. None of the world’s major encrypted messaging apps, including Facebook’s (FB.O) WhatsApp and Telegram, a favourite of President Emmanuel Macron, are based in France, raising […]

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Afreximbank, Russian Export Centre roadshows seek to boost Africa’s aviation infrastructure

Afreximbank, Russian Export Centre roadshows seek to boost Africa’s aviation infrastructure Cairo, April 10, 2018 — The African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) and the Russian Export Centre (REC) in Nairobi on April 9, began a series of roadshows under a new partnership that will raise the profile of Russian aircraft and helicopters in Africa. The […]

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