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Report : Innovative Financing Models for Energy Infrastructure in Africa

A new report, “Innovative Financing Models for Energy Infrastructure in Africa,” is the result of a Financial Innovations Lab that convened experts to address funding obstacles to the development of infrastructure in Africa, especially in the area of energy.

Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, calls for restoration of calm on the border between the DRC and Rwanda

Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, calls for restoration of calm on the border between the DRC and Rwanda   KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) June 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, is concerned by the clashes which took place on 11 June between Congolese and Rwandan armed forces in the border area of Kibumba. He calls on all sides to deescalate tensions and to refrain from any further acts […]

AU – Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier workshop launched

AU – Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier workshop launched KIGALI, Rwanda, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An African Union (AU) led Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point (RIXP) and Regional Internet Carrier (RIC) Workshop was launched today in Kigali, Rwanda with the aim to foster stakeholder discussions on supporting National Internet Exchange Points and Internet Service Providers to grow and become Regional Internet Exchange Points (RIXP) and Regional […]

AUC Chairperson attends AfDB Annual Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda

AUC Chairperson attends AfDB Annual Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma arrives in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday 21 May 2014, to participate in the 49th annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) holding in Kigali, Rwanda, from 19-23 May 2014.   Dr. Dlamini Zuma will be participating in some panel discussions. One of the […]

World Telecommunication and Information Society Award

President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, President Park Geun-hye of Republic of Korea and entrepreneur Carlos Slim receive World Telecommunication and Information Society Award Broadband and ICTs for post-2015 Sustainable Development agenda GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — ITU presented the World Telecommunication and Information Society Award to three eminent personalities: Mr Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda; Ms Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea; and Mr Carlos Slim, […]

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