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Rising poverty, inequalities threaten SDGs in Africa

Ghana Business News 21 Mar 2023
“It is becoming increasingly unlikely that African States will achieve many of the targets set out in the Sustainable Development Goals by the 2030 deadline,” said Hanan Morsy, Deputy Executive Secretary and Chief Economist, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ... Acting Executive ...

Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group expands sales, service, engineering capabilities in South Africa

Malaysian National News Agency 21 Mar 2023
“This expansion positions us to be able to respond rapidly to the growing energy needs of Africa, and to provide greater service and support to our customers with our local ...

UNECA chief urges African governments to swiftly implement people-centered strategies 21 Mar 2023
ADDIS ABABA, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Acting Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Antonio Pedro has urged African governments to swiftly invest in and implement people-centered strategies to mobilize financial resources and accelerate continental economic recovery.

Tema Oil Refinery needs joint ventures investment – Dr. Kpodar

Ghana Business News 21 Mar 2023
Chris Kpodar, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Investments Ghana Limited, has said. Dr Kpodar, who served as Consultant for Africa and the Middle East advising governments and companies on investment, said this when answering a question on Ghana’s crude oil and the viability of TOR at a forum organised by the Ghana News Agency ... Dr ... Dr.

Jazeera Airways gears up for summer 2023 with five European destinations

TravelDailyNews 21 Mar 2023
In addition, the airline will also restart its flights to Prague, Czech Republic and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina ... With the new cities added to Jazeera’s network, the airline now serves 62 destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Central & South Asia and Africa. Rohit Ramachandran, Chief Executive Officer, Jazeera Airways said ... .

Joan Larned

Republican American 21 Mar 2023
KENTJoan Nichols Larned, a self-taught organic farmer known to many simply as the blueberry lady on Beardsely Road in Kent, died on March 10, 2023 ... Together they created the International Management Development Institute, a training program for African business executives that took them to much of East Africa and changed her life ... .

Accenture to Acquire Industrial AI Company Flutura

The Galveston Daily News 21 Mar 2023
BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 20, 2023--. Accenture (NYSE ... View the full release here ... This acquisition will power industrial AI-led transformation for our clients globally and particularly in Australia, South-East Asia, Japan, Africa, India, Latin America and the Middle East.”. Krishnan Raman, chief executive officer at Flutura, added ... SOURCE.

MultiChoice Africa donates R 1 million towards Cyclone Freddy disaster management in Malawi and ...

Business Ghana 20 Mar 2023
As part of the disaster relief efforts, MultiChoice ( Africa today donated R 1 million towards disaster management in the countries affected by the devastating tropical Cyclone Freddy ... Keabetswe Modimoeng, Group Executive Corporate Affairs and Stakeholder Relations, MultiChoice Africa.

Hill International Announces New Leadership in the Company’s Middle East-North Africa and ...

Eagle-Tribune 20 Mar 2023
In his prior role as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Africa, Abdel-Fattah led Hill into several new market sectors, particularly the infrastructure development sector, resulting in exponential growth for Hill’s Africa operations. He also oversaw the successful execution of several landmark projects in Africa.

Hill International announces key Mideast executive appointments

Gulf Daily News 20 Mar 2023
Prior to this he was Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Africa ... Africa operations.  ... A BS in Civil Engineering degree holder from Ain Shams University in Egypt, he oversaw the successful execution of several landmark projects in Africa, said the statement. .

'Time bomb': World reacts to UN climate warning

Urdu Point 20 Mar 2023
That we are very close to the 1.5 degrees Celsius limit, and that even this limit is not safe for people and planet," said Inger Andersen, executive director of the UN Environment Programme. - 'Climate breakdown' - "It is a wake-up call for Africa and the world ... Power Shift Africa.

Stable cedi, cheaper crude reasons for falling pump prices – ACEP

B & FT Online 20 Mar 2023
The Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), Benjamin Boakye, reiterated that falling fuel prices at the pump is the result of a general reduction on the global crude oil market and a stable cedi, and not the gold-for-oil barter policy.

NPA boss elected President of African Refiners Association

Joy Online 19 Mar 2023
The Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has been elected President of the African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARDA) in Cape Town, South Africa ... Abdul-Hamid will be responsible for chairing and running the Annual General Meetings and the Executive Committee meetings.

Ghana’s Mensah is New President of Rugby Africa

This Day 19 Mar 2023
Ghanaian sports administrator, Herbert Mensah, has been elected as the new President of Rugby Africa, the governing body of Rugby in Africa, following the conclusion of the Rugby Africa Executive Committee Elections held yesterday ... My aim is to make Rugby Africa the gold standard for sports administration in the African continent.”.

Africa Magic Adds More Titles to Content Slate for 2023

This Day 19 Mar 2023
Africa Magic is marking its 20th anniversary with more titles ... Unveiling the plan for the 2023 calendar, the Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice Nigeria, Dr Busola Tejumola, disclosed that 28 series titles and 20 original Africa Magic movies will be shown on its various platforms.

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