About Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019

Venue: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec Date: 21 - 23 May 2019 Website A showcase of South Africa's manufacturing capabilities. The Local Manufacturing Expo will showcase South Africa's manufacturing...
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Awards banquet, CEO think tank highlight global mega trends

The 10th annual Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) African Best Practices Awards hosted by Frost & Sullivan, in partnership with the Public Investment Corporation...
African Domestic Bond Fund

AfDB, Mauritius Commercial Bank launch African Domestic Bond Fund

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Mauritius Commercial Bank Group (MCB) have launched the African Domestic Bond Fund (ADBF) ahead of its listing on...
fourth industrial revolution

1 day until live webinar: ‘The evolution of the electric grid’

Webinar broadcast date: Thursday 20 September 2018 | 15:00 CET REGISTER TODAY Despite advancements in the complexity and use of technology, the focus for electrical utilities...

Tshwane Mayor elected as chair of global sustainable procurement network

At the recent Global Climate Action Summit in the US, Solly Msimanga, Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane (South Africa) was announced as...
cryptocurrency

Bringing online connectivity via cryptocurrency to Ugandans

A connectivity company developing a decentralised mobile mesh network, RightMesh, has listed its RMESH tokens on a cryptocurrency exchange platform, Golix, in Uganda. Golix will join RightMesh...
IoT

South Africa needs skills in IoT to drive smart cities

According to the South African Minister of Science and Technology Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, connecting cities to the Internet of Things (IoT) is a priority for...
energy access

Securing energy access at all costs

My flight into Nairobi on Monday arrived late enough for me to get a bird’s eye view of the lights from this city that...
IFC

Egypt partners with IFC to back innovative start-ups

Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have signed an agreement to support young entrepreneurs and...
Future Energy East Africa

Sukuk – a new avenue for funding African infrastructure

African governments need to embrace private sector infrastructure investment to alleviate the burden on the public purse. Fully convertible exchange rates and allowance...
decentralised renewables market

Trump’s arbitrary foreign policy triggers a renewables-peak for offtakers in Africa

In recent months, oil prices have been rather unstable. To some extent this has been related to Donald Trump’s foreign policy – mainly in...

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