African Development Bank Group becomes a shareholder in Africa Finance Corporation

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Shareholding follows investment of US$50 million in AFC’s equity by AfDB AfDB becomes the second investment-grade Supranational Finance Institution to join the membership of and invest in AFC. LAGOS, Nigeria, November 13th, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC”, or “the…

DHL Global Forwarding unveils first Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics in Dubai

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DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has consolidated its portfolio of humanitarian logistics services within its first Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics, designed to meet growing global demand for these logistics services. The…

USAID Announces Winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

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The U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O’Lakes International Development, and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced the six winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize at the AfricaCom conference in South Africa today. The prize, launched…

Orange accelerates its multi-service operator strategy in Africa

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At AfricaCom, Orange presents its latest innovations to democratise access to smartphones, encourage e-education and support the startup ecosystem In the field of telephony as in many others, Africa has jumped a technological step by moving directly to mobile. The outlook of…

WHO Africa Innovation Challenge Calls for New Solutions to Improve Health in Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having significant social impact and addressing the unmet health needs on the continent. “This Innovation Challenge recognizes…

Part Worn Africa calls for regulation of second-hand tyres across Africa

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 29 October 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Newly launched advocacy organisation Part Worn Africa is calling for governments and regulatory bodies across the African continent to develop and enforce stronger regulations governing the sale of part-worn and second-hand…

Standard Media Group empowers high-performing culture with SAP SuccessFactors

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If people are company’s greatest asset, how do you support growth and create a high-performance culture without full visibility of employee’s strengths and capabilities? Kenya’s leading multi-media houses, are mainly reliant on manual processes, paper-based processes and poor visibility over individual staff…

TNS and Kantar Media announce strategic mobile research partnership with GeoPoll in Africa

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LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 12, 2015 Global research consultancy TNS has today announced an exclusive and wide-reaching strategic partnership with GeoPoll (http://www.geopoll.com), the world’s largest mobile survey platform.  Under the multi-year agreement, TNS and sister company, Kantar Media, will join forces with GeoPoll…

Thousands of references later JUMIA continues to dominate e-commerce in Côte d’Ivoire

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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 11, 2015/ — JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire (https://www.jumia.ci) undertook the relocation of its Treichville warehouse to a brand new, twice as large storage facility warehouse, in the industrial zone of Koumassi; a suburb of Abidjan. Operations at the new…

African Aviation Market: Immense Potential of $80 Billion African Aviation Market in the Spotlight at Inaugural Event in Dubai

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Aviation in Africa currently supports more than 6.9 million jobs and over $800 billion in GDP across African nations. But this is nothing compared with what it can become. Annually, a further 155,000 jobs and $1.3 billion in GDP can be added…