Africa Archive

Security Intelligence Company Expands Presence in KSA and Africa to Address Growing Threat Landscape

  LogRhythm cements regional footprint through locally based cyber security teams, and enhanced customer support and partner training Dubai, UAE – February 26, 2017: Cyber crime is hitting headlines in the Middle East and Africa like never before with prominent organisations across the region suffering high profile, damaging breaches. In response to growing cyber security

African Economic Conference: Why does Africa need an agricultural transformation?

Abuja, Nigeria, December 7, 2016 – The need for an Africa-wide agricultural transformation was the subject of a special session organized at the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria. For a continent which harbours 600 million hectares or 65% of all the uncultivated arable land in the world,

African Economic Conference 2016: Ending hunger and enabling food security in Africa

Abuja, Nigeria, December 2, 2016 – Researchers, policy-makers and development partners converge in Abuja, Nigeria, for the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) from December 5-7, 2016, to share ideas on topical African development issues including how to end hunger and ensure food security in Africa. About 300 participants are expected to attend the annual event

CMCS secures exclusive partnership with Capital Construction Solutions

Deal brings in safety, design and construction informatics for the built environment in Middle East, Africa and India   UAE, November 22, 2016 – Collaboration, Management, and Control Solutions (CMCS), the leading in Project Management Information Systems and PMWeb Collaborative Project Management Solution developer and solution partner, has announced that it will be the exclusive

Pan Africa Children Advocacy Watch: Nurturing Better Leaders For Africa And The World

Bethesda, MD, October 31, 2016 ― The mission of Pan Africa Children Advocacy Watch (PACAW), is to nurture and develop a new generation of African leaders via access to a different educational culture at the primary and secondary school levels. In providing the infrastructure and staff for quality education for pupils in poor underserved communities

ETIHAD AIRWAYS EXTENDS REACH IN AFRICA THROUGH NEW CODESHARE AGREEMENT WITH KULULA.COM

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, continues to build its presence in Africa through a new codeshare agreement with kulula, South Africa’s award-winning low cost carrier. The codeshare deal offers Etihad Airways customers flight options to a number of key cities in South Africa that include Cape Town, Durban, George and

SIPRI Yearbook 2016 out now

  SIPRI Yearbook 2016 out now: coverage includes the latest trends in peace operations, the implications of sanctions on Iran, and the ongoing peace process in Mali (Stockholm, 21 September 2016) SIPRI is pleased to celebrate International Day of Peace with the launch of SIPRI Yearbook 2016, now available in print and online. The Institute’s

dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa launches first geo-adapted hospitality event in Africa

The Hotel Show Africa 2017 will boost a booming market that already has more than 350 new hotel projects in development Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 12 2016 – dmg events – Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international exhibitions company, is set to launch its successful hospitality event brand in Africa. The Hotel

To Address Infrastructure Needs Africa Must Tap International Capital

Urgency of the infrastructure task requires financing now, which means tapping international markets Four factors to attracting international capital: transparency; reliable judicial systems to protect ownership; low levels of bureaucracy; and low levels of corruption Governments should be more “project-ready”, while private capital must rethink “old-school” risk assessment Partnerships with the private sector have been

Africa Embraces the Fourth Industrial Revolution

· Africa can use the Fourth Industrial Revolution to become a full player in the world economy, but it must be “impatient and ambitious” to achieve this goal · Technology offers “transformative power” · Education on the continent is in need of radical reform · For more information about the meeting, please visit wef.ch/af16 Kigali,