Daily Archives: November 1, 2016

Plus de 500 participants se réunissent en Côte d’Ivoire afin de se focaliser sur la question du développement durable lors de la Rencontre de partenariats de la World Cocoa Foundation

Annonce d’un nouveau financement de 12 millions $ en faveur des programmes de soutien aux exploitants agricoles ; Appel à l’action face à la menace régionale que représente le virus du swollen shoot du cacao ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 1 novembre 2016 /PRNewswire/ — La World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), en collaboration avec le Conseil du Café-Cacao, a organisé la  semaine […]

SANY Shows Chinese-built Power in Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway Project

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The first modern electrified railway line in Africa, Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway, was opened to traffic on Oct. 5. The manufacturing giant SANY Heavy Industry took part in the huge project. Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161101/434683 A total of 43 sets of SANY equipment were used in the railway construction, […]

Smart Campaign and The MasterCard Foundation in Partnership to Advance Consumer Protection in Financial Services

Support Will Help Tackle Consumer Finance Challenges in Increasingly Digital World WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) at Accion announced today a $4.4 million, three-year partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to tackle the challenges facing consumer finance in an increasingly digital world. The Smart Campaign, a recognized leader in […]

Johnson & Johnson Announces Launch of Africa Innovation Challenge to Support Continent’s Entrepreneurs and Develop Local Consumer Health Solutions

Challenge Reflects Company’s Comprehensive Approach to Advancing Health and Innovation on the Continent CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its longstanding commitment to Africa, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced the launch of the Africa Innovation Challenge, an initiative to support Africa’s vibrant and growing innovation ecosystem and to help develop important and locally sustainable consumer health solutions.  The […]

YPO Global Pulse: Business confidence in Africa edges up in the third quarter of 2016

Confidence among African business leaders climbs for third consecutive quarter JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organization in the world, reported today that confidence amongst business leaders in Africa increased during the third quarter of this year. Having reported a significant and ongoing loss of economic confidence during […]