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August 31, 2016

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North West Tourism On Botswana Marketing Campaign

The venture by the North West Department of Tourism to market the province in the neighboring Botswana has grown enormously in the past eight years. The Batswana's have now made the North West their second home as they visit and spend time in the province on holidays.

The good news were received with much appreciation by the Tourism MEC in the North West Desbo Mohono who led a campaign that was intended to promote the North West province as a preferred"...

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August 31, 2016

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Oil & Gas: Uganda gives Tullow Oil, Total production licences

Uganda granted on Tuesday five production licences to UK-listed explorer Tullow Oil and three to France's Total, clearing a major hurdle as the east African country aims to move more quickly towards crude production.

Commercial oil reserves were discovered in Uganda a decade ago, but production has been repeatedly delayed amid wrangling over taxation and field development strategy.

The licences cover Exploration Area One (EA1), operated by Total, and"...

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August 31, 2016

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Gas fuels Tanzania, Mozambique growth

Mozambique and Tanzania's economic potential has been hard hit by low prices for natural gas, but investors are now looking closer to home for customers.

It is tempting to see the oil price crash as denting hopes for economic growth, especially for energy exporters. But for gas producers, there may be a silver lining, with lower prices creating an opportunity to use natural gas for power generation and other projects.

The future of Southern Africa's gas"...

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August 31, 2016

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Discovery Communications Partners With BHS Media to Launch a New Free-To-Air Channel for the Farsi Market

Discovery Communications today announced it has formed a partnership with BHS Media to empower BHS Media to use Discovery’s content and branding to create and launch a brand new free-to-air lifestyle channel for Farsi-speaking markets across the Middle East and North Africa. BHS Media will launch Home & Health Farsi in September exclusively on Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD and EUTELSAT 7B satellites, featuring a mixture of inspirational content for family-focused Persian women.

“Discovery"...

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August 31, 2016

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AGCO Announces Upgrades to Its Telemetry Technology and Related Services

AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announces feature upgrades for its AgCommand®telemetry product and Fuse® Connected Services offering. The new features will allow growers to optimize their farming operations through broader connectivity and improved support and diagnostics.


First available to customers"...

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August 31, 2016

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Chinese firm to complete world's third largest mosque

A Chinese construction giant will complete the world's third largest mosque in Algeria at the end of December, the housing department of the Algerian government said recently.

According to Agencia EFE, the Algerian housing department said that 85 percent of the construction work of the new Great Mosque in Algeria's capital Algiers had been finished by the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC). The service life of the new Great Mosque could last for 400 to 500 years, the Algerian housing department"...

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August 31, 2016

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FAO launches anti-Xylella programme in north Africa

TUNIS - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has launched a technical cooperation programme aiming to combat the introduction and spread of the fatal Xylella fastidiosa bacteria affecting olive trees in North Africa and the Middle East.

The project aims to facilitate the early detection, diagnosis and monitoring of the bacteria that has recently devastated olive plantations in the southern Italian region of Puglia and the rapid"...

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August 31, 2016

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New Trade Envoys

The Trade Promotion Organization of Iran has appointed four new commercial attachés to Nigeria, Algeria, the city of Basra in Iraq and Herat in Afghanistan. The new appointments bring the total number of trade envoys in foreign countries to 24, ISNA reported.

The envoys are tasked with introducing the host countries with trade and investment opportunities in Iran and vice versa, especially so considering the opening up of Iran’s economy following the removal of international economic and banking sanctions after the landmark deal signed with world powers"...

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August 31, 2016

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Berliner Philharmoniker and Panasonic to Collaborate on Technology Development in Order to Deliver an Authentic Live Concert Hall Experience

The Berliner Philharmoniker (BPH) and Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic) today announced that they will collaborate to develop the audio-visual technologies enhancing 4K/HDR video and Hi-Resolution audio platforms. Through this agreement, both parties will explore opportunities to bring a premium and authentic live concert hall experience to the home and in-car environment. Details of the collaboration will be discussed between both parties.


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August 31, 2016

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Murex Announces IKB Deutsche Industriebank Has Successfully Upgraded Its MX.3 Platform

Murex, the leading provider of integrated trading, risk management and processing solutions, announces that IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG has gone live with an upgrade to the latest release of its MX.3 platform for its capital markets business. The new version gives the bank more advanced modelling capabilities and provides the flexibility and data quality for compliance with emerging regulations.


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