The U.S. business community will be getting a chance to enhance trade ties with Algeria and Morocco when a trade delegation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce visits the countries during the week of May 7.
Algeria Tender and Business News
Competition regulation is growing in Africa, with eight out of the top ten economies in Africa already having established law regulating competition.
Kennek FZE in North Africa has signed a license agreement with Miami-based Perry Ellis International Inc., which will allow the company to source and distribute everything from surf boards and wetsuits to casual wear and footwear under the Gotcha® brand.
Amusement Services International (ASI) will unveil the Industry's first operator-free VR attraction at the Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure show 2018 to transform the indoor themepark experience in 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.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels & Resorts just announced plans to double the number of Hyatt Hotels in Africa by 2020. That will bring six new hotels in total in Africa, including ones in Algeria, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Senegal and Marrakech.
Luxembourg-based Intelsat S.A., a major player in integrated satellite communications, on September 29 at 5:56 pm EDT launched an Intelsat 37e satellite aboard and Ariane 5 launch vehicle. It will serve satellite companies in the Mediterranean, plus Algeria Telecom and TIM Brazil.
The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) (PAUWES.univ-tlemcen.dz), based in Tlemcen, Algeria, just celebrated the second graduating class of both tracks of its Masters Programmes.
LafargeHolcim, a Swiss building materials manufacturer, is expanding in Middle East Africa under the new banner of Iraq-based Binastore.
The Power Services business of GE has contracted with Songas' Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to upgrade equipment at the facility as part of a multi-year agreement.
The International Atomic Energy Agency, with headquarters in Vienna, Austria, has completed an extensive study of the drought situation in Africa. In a report published on May 29 on the analysis, the information shows significant reserves of good quality water are in fact still available in Africa's drought-prone Sahel region.
Africa Legal Network (www.AfricaLegalNetwork.com), with central offices in Kenya, just announced it has signed three new member firms which will expand its capabilities in Francophone Africa. These are based in Algeria, Guinea and Morocco.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
The Hilton Hotels group is planning a major expansion of its chain across North Africa. To do that, it has established a new dedicated development office in Casablanca.
Hyatt Hotels announced that it has signed an agreement with Société d'Investissement Hôtelière EPE SPA to develop the first Hyatt Regency branded hotel in Algeria.
Algeria just received much needed funds in a €900-million loan to support the country’s industrial and energy competitiveness. The loan, provided by the African Development Bank (AfDB), fills some of the gap caused by Algeria's recent drop in oil revenues because of price decreases.
Algeria has just received a €900-million loan to Algeria to finance the country’s Industrial and Energy Competitiveness Support Programme (PACIE). The move was announced by the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, after their vote to approve it on November 2.
A new publication from the African Development Bank entitled "The Renewable Energy Sector and Youth (Un)Employment in the Maghreb", recommends that both energy-exporting countries in the Maghreb like Algeria and Libya as well as energy-importers Tunisia and Morocco, should keep pushing on renewable energy initiatives both as future planning and in support of youth employment.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) together with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is embarking on the initiative “Jobs for Youth in Africa”, aimed to put an end to youth unemployment in the continent by creating 8 million agribusiness jobs within five years.
A congress billed as the world’s largest ever to focus on the environment has opened to warnings that our planet is at a “tipping point” but also with expressions of hope that governments, civil society and big business are learning to work together.
United Nations leaders said today that much more needs to be done to prevent further suffering, strengthen resilience and preserve livelihoods in the wake of El Niño's devastating effects worldwide. Africa was the worst hit, with 40 million of the estimated 60 million affected globally residing in East and Southern Africa.
The United Nations will undertake a major review of progress made in the world’s 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) later this month.
According to a new study by the W Hospitality Group Hotel Chain, there are now 64,000 planned new hotel rooms in 365 hotels across the continent. This represents a 30% increase from the numbers planned just a year ago.
The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAF) division has selected Tempus Applied Solutions, provider of customized design, engineering, integration, and operations solutions to support aircraft mission requirements, to provide airlift services to AFRICOM and would be responsible for logistics, security, personnel management, passenger services, cargo services and more.