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Family Bank in Kenya Deploys Acumennet

Family Bank, Kenya has deployed Acumennet, the independent treasury solution developed by Login SA which is a Profile Software company, for its Treasury and Risk Management operations.

South Africa To Launch Seedless Breeding Of Grape Variety In Germany

In partnership with the South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) and Culdevco, the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) has announced the launching of the seedless breeding red table grape variety at the South African National Pavilion during the Fruit Logistica Trade Fair taking place in Berlin, Germany from 7-9 February 2018.

Somalia and Djibouti To Collaborate On DARE Project

Somalia and Djibouti have announced a conference for the telecom operators of Somalia, Djibouti Telecom, and Government in Mogadishu by 2018 March to discuss their collaboration in the Djibouti African Regional Express (DARE) project.

AfDB To Advance Africa's GDP By 130 Percent By 2025

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced its plans to up Africa's industrial Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 130 percent by 2025 driving the continent's overall GDP from $2.3 trillion to $5.6 trillion.

Ruaha Energy Signs Power Purchase Agreement for Solar Facility in Tanzania

Ruaha Energy Company, a Tanzanian developer of small power project mini-grids, has signed an agreement with Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) for delivery of 0.95 megawatt (MW) of power to the main grid from Ruaha’s facility in an industrial area in the heart of the new Kilosa Town.

Protea Hotels To Expand In North Africa

Protea Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott International Inc., has announced its expansion into North Africa with the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott in Constantine, Algeria.

VINCI Energies Wins Contract to Expand Electricity Grid in Senegal

French energy efficiency solutions provider VINCI Energies has won the Société d'Electricité du Sénégal (SENELEC) contract as part of Senelec’s transmission and distribution grid expansion, reinforcement and reliability enhancement program in the West African nation of Senegal.

UN Publishes Report on Mali Human Rights Situation

According to a United Nations report published last 1 February, that despite that the human rights situation in Mali is escalating, the UN sees respect for human rights in the country as a positive driver for change.

Canal Sugar Project To Be Launched in Egypt

Dubai's port-based Al Khaleej Sugar Refinery has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Government of Egypt for the establishment of a major agro-industrial complex that would produce beet sugar.

Dakar Hosts Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

This year's Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference in Dakar, Senegal, was attended by ten current and three former heads of state, plus more than 60 ministers. It was also co-hosted by President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal and President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic.

Africanews Signs New Partnership With L'Obs TV

Africanews (www.africanews.com), headquartered in Brazzaville, Congo, and already a strong presence in pay TV markets in Africa, announced a new partnership with L'Obs TV, a Futurs Médias Group entity, created by Youssou N'DOUR. The new connection will expand its presence in Teranga, Senegal.

UNESCO To Promote The African Education Sector in the GPE Conference in Senegal

The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay, has announced her participation in the Financing Conference of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) in Dakar, Senegal from 1-3 February 2018 to promote the education sector and priority given to the African Continent.

Mauritius To Host Annual Africa Energy Forum

The annual Africa Energy Forum has invited the international energy community to Mauritius for a four-day conference and private exhibition with the theme “Reflections on the Last 20 Years” for its 20th anniversary on 19-22 June 2018 at the Paradis & Dinarobin Beachcomber Hotels.