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March, 2017

  • 25 March

    The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers

    DAKAR, Senegal, March 25, 2017/APO/ — Professor Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal (http://ForwardForANewAfrica.org), warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are embedded and platform workers are left to fend for themselves. UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings’ said research into the Future World …

  • 22 March

    Industrial IoT set to shake up African oil & gas sector

    by Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director: West Africa at SAP Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 22 March 2017 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The global oil and gas industry is undergoing a period of unprecedented change and disruption. Falling crude oil prices have put immense strain on the entire oil value chain, while the increasing availability and affordability of renewable energy sources means …

  • 21 March

    The 2017 AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS Picks Mohammed Dewji, Group CEO of MeTL, as ‘CEO OF THE YEAR’

    GENEVA, Switzerland, 20 March 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Mohammed Dewji, Group CEO of MeTL (Mohammed Entreprise Tanzania Limited) takes home the prestigious CEO OF THE YEAR award and Anta Babacar Ngom Bathily of Sedima wins the award for YOUNG CEO OF THE YEAR. Mohammed Dewji beats off competition from business heavyweights across the continent to take home one of the biggest …

  • 21 March

    CashlessAfrica Expo Gets Underway in Lagos

    CASHLESSAFRICA EXPO gets underway in Lagos – Nigeria as Industry thought leaders from more than 30 countries gather to address “The future of finance” at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lagos – Nigeria, March 22 – 23, 2017 LAGOS, Nigeria, March 21, 2017/ — As the CashlessAfrica (http://CashlessAfrica.com) expo gets underway at the Lagos Oriental hotel tomorrow, March 22nd and 23rd, …

  • 20 March

    Fifth Africa CEO Forum Opens in Geneva with a Call to Reinvent a New African ‘Business Model’

    GENEVA, Switzerland, 20 March 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Rethinking the African ‘business model’ to remain relevant in a changing and competitive environment set the tone for the opening of the fifth edition of the Africa CEO Forum, a Jeune Afrique Group initiative, organized in partnership with the African Development Bank. In his keynote address, Amir Ben Yahmed, Founder and President …

  • 20 March

    South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea Begin ‘Deep and Lasting Collaboration’ on Oil and Gas

    The two nations will use the new partnership as a basis for exchanging information on policy and regulation; promoting upstream, downstream and infrastructure projects; and collaboration between the national oil companies Nilepet and GEPetrol. JUBA, South Sudan, March 20, 2017/ — New agreement will see South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea share knowledge and resources to improve oil and gas sector …

  • 20 March

    30,000 Senegalese Youth To Receive Work-Readiness Skills Training

    Project to provide hands-on employability skills training and school-to-work transitions to youth attending secondary school and TVET schools in 6 of Senegal’s 14 provinces . DAKAR, Senegal, 20 March 2017, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Education Development Center (EDC) and The MasterCard Foundation are set to announce a $15M, five-year project that will help more than 30,000 Senegalese youth develop the …

  • 20 March

    Nigerian Gov’t commends Dangote Cement self-sufficiency feat

    The Federal Government has officially confirmed that Nigeria has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity. LAGOS, Nigeria, March 20, 2017/ — The Federal Government has officially confirmed that Nigeria has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity, ascribing the feat to Dangote Cement …

  • 14 March

    Dangote Salt, NAFDAC Collaborate To Sanitize Food Market

    LAGOS, Nigeria, March 13, 2017/ — The management of Dangote Salt (www.Dangote.com) and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) (www.NAFDAC.gov.ng) have expressed their readiness to collaborate and corroborate efforts to rid the food market of unwholesome practices by unscrupulous traders. The two managements resolved to work together closely to monitor the quality of products that are delivered …

  • 14 March

    Agrofood & Plastprintpack: Record Participation of more than 100 Exhibitors from 19 Countrie

    LAGOS, Nigeria, March 13, 2017/ — Official French and German Pavilion – China and Italy with remarkable presence VDMA again holds foodtec-symposium More than 2,000 visitors expected Organized by the German trade fair specialists fairtrade (www.Fairtrade-Messe.de), agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2017 take place on 28 to 30 March at the Landmark Centre in Lagos. More than one hundred exhibitors from 19 …