Finance & economy

March 19, 2019

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South Africa companies to seek trade and investment opportunities in Ghana

Twenty-seven South African companies will get an opportunity to explore trade and investment opportunities in Ghana when they participate in an Outward Trade and Investment Mission from 24-30 March 2019.

The mission is organised and funded by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) through its Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Scheme. The mission will comprise of 27 companies participating in a trade and investment seminar, business-to-business"...

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March 19, 2019

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GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation launches to promote investment into African entrepreneurship

GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation has launched its activities in Europe and in Africa to promote investment in African entrepreneurship with the goal of driving the creation of economic and social added-value.

The foundation’s team works closely with African entrepreneurship ecosystem players, investors, and corporates from Europe and Africa as well as public and private institutions. Investors and companies benefit from shared knowledge"...

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March 19, 2019

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Jamalon Continues To Disrupt Arabic Publishing after Successfully Raising Over $10 Million Funding Round

Jamalon, the largest online Arabic book retailer, announced today that it has successfully completed the first leg of its Series B funding round, raising over $10M in investments from existing and new shareholders. It is the largest amount ever received by an e​-commerce retailer in Arabic publishing.

This latest funding round secured further investments from leading investor Wamda Capital, followed by Aramex,"...

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March 18, 2019

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Angola government invests $2 million in industrial park

At least 636.9 million kwanzas, approximately $2 million, are being invested by the Angolan Government in the construction of the rural industrial park of the municipality of Andulo, Bié province, announced by the Secretary of State for Industry, Ivan do Prado. within 12 months

The rural industrial park of Andulo starts operating in 2020 and in a first phase the project will guarantee direct employment to 20 young people and more than a thousand"...

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March 18, 2019

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Vistra Announces New Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer Appointments

(AETOS Wire)-- Vistra, a leading global trust, fund administration and corporate services provider, today announced the appointment of Alan Brown as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Geoff Weir as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Alan and Geoff will join Vistra in April.

Based in Vistra’s headquarters in Hong Kong, both Alan and Geoff will also join the company’s Board. Their appointments"...

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March 18, 2019

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Turki Alnader Joins Tech Mahindra as Vice President Sales for Communications, Media & Entertainment Business at Saudi Arabia – Effective March 17, 2019

Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, announced the appointment of Turki Abdullah Alnader as Vice President Sales, Saudi Arabia for their telecom division.

Tech Mahindra, which is part of a diversified business conglomerate Mahindra Group, has been present in Saudi Arabia since 2006 catering to over thirty active customers. The company has a combined presence"...

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March 18, 2019

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Cristal Group Announces Menno De Boer as the New Chief Operating Officer

The Cristal Group has announced the appointment of Menno De Boer as Chief Operating Officer. A seasoned hotelier with 30 years of experience across the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Making the announcement, Kamal Fakhoury, Cristal Group’s CEO stated “We are delighted to welcome Menno as our new COO. Menno has an established track record, and I am confident he will lead the group towards global success.”

Menno’s"...

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March 17, 2019

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Blue Belt Conference Calls for Sustainable Development of Africa’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectors -Algeria2

The Blue Belt Initiative, a development agenda for the fisheries industry, has made a renewed call for the sustainable development of Africa’s fisheries and aquaculture sectors.

The Initiative, which was launched in 2016 by Morocco, was highlighted at a recent meeting in the same country. It provides a unifying framework for building a sustainable and prosperous fisheries economy.

Organized"...

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March 17, 2019

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Dangote, Chevron Nigeria enter gas supply agreement

Dangote Fertilizer Limited has entered into a long-term agreement with Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) for the delivery of Natural Gas from Chevron's supply portfolio to the fertilizer plant, which is poised to start operations soon.

The contract, under the Gas Sale and Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) is part of International Oil Company (IOC)'s gas obligation to the domestic market through the Gas Aggregation Company Limited (GACN).

The"...

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March 17, 2019

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Ace cricketer Kieron Pollard visits the futuristic nanoM sports clinic in the UAE during PSL 2019

Cricketer Kieron Pollard, who plays for the Peshawar Zalmi Team in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), visited nanoM Healthcare, an Emirates Healthcare company, earlier this month.

Pollard underwent a variety of health assessments at nanoM, the Dubai-based state-of-the-art sports and human performance facility, including an ECG, a BodPod test, 3D biomechanical analysis of his bowling and batting and a V02 max test – which determines the maximum"...

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