Jun 202014
 
Global E-Tailing 2025: comércio eletrónico e logística a postos para crescer na África Subsariana

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Durante os próximos 10 anos, o comércio a retalho online vai continuar a ganhar popularidade nos mercados desenvolvidos e nos mercados emergentes e, por isso, as empresas de logística estão numa posição em que terão de desempenhar um papel crucial no fornecimento de soluções de gestão [...]

Jun 202014
 
Minister Fast Attends Opening of CIM Office in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, June 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, attends the opening of the second African office of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM). CIM’s first African branch is located in Dakar, Senegal. The opening of a second office allows Canada to further share [...]

Jun 202014
 
Minister Fast Congratulates Windiga on $50-Million Contract in Burkina Faso / Contract will create jobs and opportunities in Canada and in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, June 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today congratulated Windiga Energy Inc., a Canadian independent power producer, on signing a $50-million contract to build a solar power plant in Zina, Burkina Faso. The project will also include a community development segment involving electrification of a [...]

Jun 202014
 
MAJOR HUMANITARIAN NEEDS REMAIN IN MALI - MORE MUST BE DONE TO MAKE PEACE A REALITY, SAYS OCHA OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

NEW YORK, June 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — John Ging, Operations Director for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, told media after a three-day visit to Mali that life-saving assistance is still urgently needed across the country and more must be done to build a lasting peace. “Humanitarian needs will continue to [...]

Jun 192014
 
Minister Fast Visits Companies Financed Through Développement international Desjardins in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, visits the premises of Koyenga and GSC International, two companies financed through Développement international Desjardins [Desjardins international development] (DID) as part of its development work in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. DID employs approximately 200 people on projects in 20 [...]

Jun 192014
 

JUBA, South Sudan, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Preventable diseases and severe acute malnutrition are causing an alarming number of deaths among the estimated 45,000 people taking refuge at a UN base in Bentiu, South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today, calling for a rapid increase in water supplies, hygiene [...]

Jun 192014
 
"It's Not Just The Size Of Your Mineshaft That Matters" - Op-ed by Amanda Jane Wilde*, Managing Director & Company Guardian of Umsinsi Health Care

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Op-ed by Amanda Jane Wilde*, Managing Director & Company Guardian of Umsinsi Health Care (http://www.umsinsihealth.com): With President Zuma’s State of the Nation address declaring strongly that the time has come to tackle poverty, inequality and unemployment, and the recent downgrade of our outlook to “negative” by [...]

Jun 192014
 
Further growth expected in Africa's hospitality sector in the next five years, according to PwC report

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Despite South Africa’s economy facing headwinds, the hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years in the wake of a number of inbound travellers into the African continent, according to a report issued by PwC today (http://www.pwc.com). For more information on the [...]

Jun 192014
 
Statement by European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs following the signing of the National Indicative Programmes with 16 ACP countries

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “This signing of National Indicative Programmes with 16 partner countries, at the EU-ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific countries) Joint Council of Ministers in Kenya, marks the official go-ahead for the future of EU aid in these countries1. These documents lay down the priorities for [...]

Jun 192014
 
Statement by European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs following the signing of the National Indicative Programmes with 16 ACP countries

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “This signing of National Indicative Programmes with 16 partner countries, at the EU-ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific countries) Joint Council of Ministers in Kenya, marks the official go-ahead for the future of EU aid in these countries1. These documents lay down the priorities for [...]

Jun 192014
 
Global E-Tailing 2025: eCommerce and logistics set for growth in Sub Saharan Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Over the next 10 years, online retail will continue to gain popularity in both developed and emerging markets and as a result, logistics companies are set to play a key role in providing vital supply chain management solutions that are able to evolve with consumers’ changing [...]

Jun 192014
 
Global E-Tailing 2025: eCommerce and logistics set for growth in Sub Saharan Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Over the next 10 years, online retail will continue to gain popularity in both developed and emerging markets and as a result, logistics companies are set to play a key role in providing vital supply chain management solutions that are able to evolve with consumers’ changing [...]