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April 25, 2017

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2017 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week: Afromodtrends joins the train in SA

After recently being announced as a winner of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), enterprising and young Ghanaian fashion entrepreneur, Ms. Mawuenana Ami Yomekpe and her wholly owned Ghanaian fashion brand, AfroModTrends, continues to make the headlines internationally.

Last weekend, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer and her team made a strong statement for extraordinary African fashion when AfroModTrends showcased at the 2017"...

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April 25, 2017

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Game Changer? First Malaria Vaccine to Begin Field Tests in Africa

The World Health Organization has commenced field testing on the first ever malaria vaccine, to determine whether it is possible to cure infected children in impoverished Africa.

After decades of research, the first malaria vaccine is here, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Developed by GlaxoSmithKline, a British pharmaceutical giant, it has shown promising results"...

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April 25, 2017

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Algeria, UAE space agencies sign MoU on exchange of expertise

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed in Algiers between the Algerian and Emirati space agencies for boosting cooperation and exchange of expertise in this matter.

The MoU was inked by General Manager of the Algerian Space Agency Azeddine Oussedik and President of the UAE Space Agency Khalifa Al-Romaithi, during a ceremony chaired by Minister for Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel.

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April 25, 2017

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French Sports Gear Brand Decathlon Opens First Outlet in Ghana

Leading French sports equipment and sportswear company Decathlon has opened its first shop in Ghana.

The company which is helping to develop global sport and industry, operates in more than 50 countries with over 1200 stores providing sport goods in more than 70 sports disciplines.

“I welcome Decathlon’s development prospects in Ghana which ties into the government’s"...

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April 25, 2017

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Dassault Forms Venture To Fly JAL Pax in Europe, Africa

Dassault Aviation’s Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) subsidiary is launching a service with Japan Airlines (JAL) that will connect passengers who fly from Tokyo to Paris to other destinations throughout Europe and Africa. To begin on May 1, the JAL Falcon Business Jet Service will provide ground transport between the JAL terminal at Charles de Gaulle Airport and the DFS fixed-base operation at Paris Le Bourget.

The service will use a fleet of nine"...

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April 25, 2017

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Vodacom wins IoT Company of the Year in Nigeria

Vodacom Business Nigeria was announced as the winner of The Internet of Things (IoT) Focused Company and Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year Awards at the 2017 Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards.

The 8th edition of the awards saw over 1,952 739 Nigeria CommunicationsWeek readers vote across the different categories. Vodacom Business Nigeria emerged as the clear winner of the"...

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April 25, 2017

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Tebboune: National housing integration rate exceeds 85%

Minister of Housing, Urban Planning and the City, Interim Trade Ministry Abdelmadjid Tebboune affirmed Sunday in Algiers that the national integration rate of housing currently exceeded 85%, stressing that the strict measures taken by his services, requiring builders to use locally produced building materials, have saved the public treasury USD$1.4 billion in 2016.

'Except"...

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April 25, 2017

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Premier inspects site of industrial complex for turbine manufacturing in Batna

Premier Abdelmalek Sellal inspected Monday in Batna the implementation site of the industrial complex for turbine manufacturing in the industrial park of the commune of Ain Yagout.

The first turbine manufactured by the complex will be delivered in late 2018, according to explanations.

Sellal highlighted the importance of “adequacy between university training and development"...

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April 25, 2017

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Introducing the New HuffPost

The Huffington Post is now HuffPost. The company announced today several major changes that bolster its brand for this next chapter: its first-ever site redesign, a new logo and an official name change to “HuffPost” on all platforms and across all social channels. This is the publisher’s first significant reimagining of the branding and site in its 12-year history, marking a new day for the company under Chief Executive Officer, Jared Grusd, and Editor-in-Chief, Lydia Polgreen.

“HuffPost"...

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April 25, 2017

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ABB and IBM Partner in Industrial Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Replace first paragraph: ABB and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industry leading digital offering, ABB Ability, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure.

Customers will benefit from ABB’s deep domain knowledge and extensive portfolio of digital solutions combined with IBM’s"...

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