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Activity in African capital markets shows significant decline in 2016 amidst economic uncertainty and global political upheaval: PwC report

Activity in African capital markets shows significant decline in 2016 amidst economic uncertainty and global political upheaval: PwC report

On a sector basis, the financial services sector continued to dominate the African IPO market during 2016 with 45% of total value and 55% of total volume, followed by consumer goods and industrials with a total value of 31% and 13% respectively JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 16, 2017/ — 2016 marked a challenging year for African equity markets in the […]

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Social Safety Nets Expand in Developing Countries, But Majority of the Poorest Still Lack Coverage

Social Safety Nets Expand in Developing Countries, But Majority of the Poorest Still Lack Coverage

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2015 - A growing number of developing countries are investing in social safety nets to improve the lives and livelihoods of billions of poor and vulnerable people, yet around 55 percent of the world’s poor or 773 million people with acute needs still lack safety net coverage – especially in lower-income countries and in urban areas-and countries must take […]

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Kenya to host Africa’s First Cyber Security Summit

Kenya to host Africa’s First Cyber Security Summit

Nairobi  July 4 2015: Kenya will host of the first ever Africa Cyber Security Summit (ACSS). The summit to be held in Nairobi at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, is expected to attract numerous stakeholders as well as government officials from across Africa. Speaking  on Saturday, the chair of the Africa Cyber Security Summit Centre, Lindsey Achudi, said the upcoming […]

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Dr. Reginald Mengi awards 10 Million Shillings to February winner of 3N competition

Dr. Reginald Mengi awards 10 Million Shillings to February winner of 3N competition

IPP Executive Chairman Dr Reginald Mengi yesterday awarded 10m/- to Viana Mulokozi a student from Ardhi University in Dar es Salaam after she emerged the February winner of the ‘Nitabuni, Nitatekeleza, Nitafanikiwa’ (3Ns) Twitter competition. Viana, currently pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Building Economics in Dar es Salaam, submitted a business idea dubbed Centralized Field Training Allocation System (CFTAS) […]

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Ask your questions LIVE to the Chief Executive of The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB)

Ask your questions LIVE to the Chief Executive of The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB)

The Chief Executive of MCB, the largest bank in East Africa, will host an online press conference Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 11 a.m. GMT PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, March 6, 2015/ – The Chief Executive of MCB (http://www.mcb.mu), the largest bank in East Africa, will host an online press conference Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 11 a.m. GMT to provide updates on the strategy of the Mauritius […]

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APO to Provide Africa-Related News Releases to Millions of Students and Researchers Around the World

APO to Provide Africa-Related News Releases to Millions of Students and Researchers Around the World

APO Announces an Alliance with NewsBank, one of the world’s premier information providers DAKAR, Senegal, March 3, 2015/ – APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa,  announced today an alliance with NewsBank (http://www.newsbank.com), one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 40 years, to provide Africa-related […]

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Why you should take foreign languages seriously

Why you should take foreign languages seriously

By: Tumusiime K. Deo, Kampala- Immediately we stepped foot in Senior One over two decades ago, one of the greatest challenges, was how to manage over 16 subjects. At some point, you would have more homework to do than could ordinarily fit within the available free time. As we progressed to Senior Three, we were advised to reduce the subjects […]

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