AFRICA

EU-Africa B2B Forum: First high level B2B event for the African and the European private sector

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, March 10, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The EU-Africa Chamber of Commerce (http://www.eu-africa-cc.org) is pleased to invite stakeholders to the 1st edition of its EU-Africa B2B Forum planned on 06 ā€“ 08 May 2015 in Mons (Belgium), in partnership with Euronews as main media partner. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/euacc.jpg Photo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/photos/150310euacc.jpg This high […]

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Public procurement in Africa benefitting family farmers and schools / Innovative partnership operational in five countries

ROME, Italy, March 10, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An innovative partnership spanning five African countries is providing important lessons on how governments can procure food for public institutions, such as schools, directly from small-scale family farmers. Modelled on Brazil’s achievements in fighting hunger and poverty, the Purchase from Africans for Africa programme (PAA Africa) […]

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Data centres ā€“ the world’s greatest energy guzzlers

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, March 10, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Data centres have for years been known to be excessive consumers of power, consuming up to 3% of all global electricity production, and roughly ten times more per square metre than the average office. Previously, energy efficiency wouldn’t necessarily be at the top of an information […]

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Delivering world-class public transport systems in the Middle East

DUBAI, UAE, March 10, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ahmed El-Essnawi, Highways and Transport Infrastructure Leader for the Middle East and North Africa, is responsible for delivering world-class services relating to highways and transport infrastructure to Aurecon’s clients in the Middle East and North Africa (http://www.aurecongroup.com), especially in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia […]

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flydubai increases frequency on African routes for summer schedule

DUBAI, UAE, March 10, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dubai-based flydubai (http://www.flydubai.com) today announced that it is increasing the frequency of flights on some of its routes in Africa for the summer schedule. With the additional flights, flydubai will operate a total of 78 flights a week to 12 points in East and North Africa. […]

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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia.

NEW YORK, March 10, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia. He commended President Johnson Sirleaf for her leadership in efforts to defeat Ebola and welcomed the progress made so far. He underscored the need to remain vigilant and pledged the UN’s […]

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