McKinsey’s latest report on Africa-China economic partnership challenges previous beliefs

Through a study conducted across eight countries that together make up about two-thirds of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP, the report finds that there are already over 10,000 Chinese firms operating in Africa—four times the previous estimate DALIAN, The People’s Republic of China, June 28, 2017/APO/ —  China is Africa’s largest economic partner. Yet it has been […]

3rd Batch of Nigerian Entrepreneurs Graduate from GE Lagos Garage Training Program

The program provided participants the opportunity to directly interact with the latest manufacturing technologies, including 3D printers and laser cutters that enable innovation through rapid prototyping. LAGOS, Nigeria, July 5, 2017/APO/ —  GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premiere Digital Industrial Company has announced the graduation of the third batch of 28 young Nigerian entrepreneurs […]

ADEA applauds Ghana’s and Seychelles’ for strong Higher Education Management Information System (HEMIS)

The technical workshop took place in Accra (Ghana) from 29th to 30th of June 2017 ACCRA, Ghana, July 6, 2017/APO/ —  The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) (www.ADEAnet.org) congratulated Ghana and Seychelles for having well-developed management information systems for their higher education institutions. This was at a technical workshop on Higher […]

The Network of Chief Technical Officers of Cities and Territories of Africa (Africa TechNet), stakeholders of the fight against climate change

The Network of Chief Technical Officers of Cities and Territories of Africa (Africa TechNet), stakeholders of the fight against climate change

90 City Chief Technical Officers (CTOs) from 41 African countries took part in the meeting that witnessed the election of the members of the governing team of the ‘Africa TechNet’ Network, for a three year term of office. ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, July 6, 2017/APO/ — On the initiative of United Cities and Local governments of Africa […]

Sage launches Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing in Nigeria

Sage launches Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing in Nigeria

Simple, secure online payroll solution for start-up and small businesses, and easy financial management for the smallest businesses with invoicing on the go. LAGOS, Nigeria, July 4, 2017/APO/ —  Sage (www.Sage.com/africa), the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, today announced that Sage One Payroll(www.Nigeria.sageone.co.za/easy-online-payrol) and Sage One Invoicing(www.Nigeria.sageone.co.za/sage-one-invoicing) is available in […]

At AU Summit, UN Deputy Chief calls for greater partnership to implement the Continent’s development agenda

At AU Summit, UN Deputy Chief calls for greater partnership to implement the Continent’s development agenda

The partnership between the African Union and the United Nations, she said, has centred on progress in key areas, including the adoption of a Joint Framework for Enhanced Partnership in Peace and Security. ABUJA, Nigeria, July 4, 2017/APO/ —  While Africa has made significant progress, the great challenge that lies before us is how to […]

Four illegal fishing cases found in Sierra Leone in four days

Four illegal fishing cases found in Sierra Leone in four days

Distributed by APO on behalf of Greenpeace. FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, April 20, 2017/APO/ — Four illegal fishing cases have been found during a joint surveillance mission conducted by Greenpeace (www.Greenpeace.org/Africa/en) and Sierra Leone fishery authorities. Two Chinese vessels and one Korean vessel have been arrested for infringements of Sierra Leone fishing legislation, including possessing or […]

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