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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    OnSIP Joins as an Exhibitor for VRM Xtravaganza, the Largest Vacation…

    OnSIP will showcase their distinctive business VoIP pricing plan, a proven fit for vacation rental home owners’ business models, at the May 3-4 Orlando event(PRWeb April 25, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/04/prweb14273152.htm

  • 25 April

    Lister Celebrates 15 Year Digital Anniversary, Announces Lister…

    Success of Customer Experience (CX) business drives dedicated, separate business entity(PRWeb April 25, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/04/prweb14272214.htm

  • 25 April

    Leading Public Sector Computer Provider Ace Technology Partners’ Jaime…

    Ace Technology Partners, one of the most respected public sector technology providers in the U.S., just announced that National Sales and Business Development Director Jaime Albizures was named to...(PRWeb April 25, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Ace_Technology_Partners/public_sector_technology/prweb14271116.htm

  • 25 April

    Africa: Education Not Key to Solving Africa’s Problems – Museveni

    [Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has pegged the countless problems ravaging Africa such as wars, poverty, diseases, hunger and underdevelopment on policy blunders made by technocrats and political leaders, and urged fellow leaders to stop 'ideological meandering".

  • 25 April

    Swaziland: Confusion Over Cost of King’s Jet

    [Swazi Media] Swaziland lawmakers have been told that the King's jet will cost the impoverished kingdom US$12.6 million. In the national budget in February 2016, E96 million (about US$7.3 million) had been set aside for the jet.

  • 25 April

    Private and public sector key to economic growth: Gigaba

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    Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is on a roadshow to the United States, trying to boost investor confidence in South Africa after recent political developments saw the country downgraded to junk status.

  • 25 April

    Rand strengthening as US currency weakens

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    The rand continues to trade at levels under R13 to the dollar, as the US currency weakens.

  • 25 April

    Nigeria: Discos Need N100 Billion to Improve Electricity Supply – Official

    [Premium Times] The Association of Electricity Distribution Companies, ANED, says it needs the N100 billion subsidy promised it by the Nigerian government to improve the nation's power situation.

  • 25 April

    Africa: Energy Forum to Focus On Finding Solutions for Continent’s Power Woes

    [New Times] Over 600 million people in Africa do not have access to modern energy, and households with less income are spending 20 times the amount spent by high-income earners on energy. This scenerio, according to energy experts, highlights the current inefficiency of Africa's energy sector and calls for various interventions to address it.

  • 25 April

    Africa: Johannesburg and Accra – Inching Their Way Up the Urban Food Chain

    [The Conversation Africa] Like it or not, we measure the success (or failure) of cities according to broad principles of urban culture inherited largely from the west. This includes quantitative data: infrastructure, transportation, access to health care, education, amenities and so on. Harder to measure, but no less important, are "other" factors like a sense of belonging, community, identity and history.

  • 25 April

    Uganda: Legislators Oppose Govt’s Plan to Spend Petroleum Fund Money

    [Monitor] Parliament -Members of Parliament on the Budget Committee of Parliament have responded angrily to plans by the Ministry of Finance to draw money from the Shs125 billion from the Petroleum Fund when the ministry did not include the same in the Budget Framework Paper.

  • 25 April

    South Africa: No Blacklisting of Nkandla Upgrade Companies – Nhleko

    [News24Wire] None of the companies involved in the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead have been blacklisted, the public works ministry has said.

  • 25 April

    Tanzania: Acacia, Petra Engage Govt Over IPO

    [Daily News] Acacia Mining and Petra Diamonds are said to engage with the government regarding offloading 30 per cent to public as stipulated by new law.

  • 25 April

    3 Ways to Integrate Instagram Photos in Your Business Website

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    Showcasing Instagram photos and videos in your business website increases customer engagement and satisfaction. Everyone wants their business to grow. If your product and services are viewed by more visitors, it will help your business to grow and gain more revenue. One way to increase the flow of visitors is to use Instagram photos in your business website. Popularity of Instagram There is no doubt social media is the best platform for marketing your business. Today, Instagram has more users compared ...

  • 25 April

    Why artificial intelligence is the future of economic growth

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    AI has the potential to double annual economic growth rates by 2035. Increases in capital and labour are no longer driving the levels of economic growth the world has become accustomed to and desires. Fortunately, a new factor of production is on the horizon, and it promises to transform the basis of economic growth for countries across the world. Due to a number of economic and political...

  • 25 April

    Nigeria: ‘Air Peace Loses N3 Billion to Grounded Aircraft’

    [Daily Trust] Lagos -Chairman of Air Peace, Barr. Allen Onyema yesterday recounted how the airline lost three aircraft in 24 hours resulting in disruption to the airline flight schedules.

  • 25 April

    Zimbabwe: Cabinet Approves National Railways Recapitalisation Programme

    [New Zimbabwe] CABINET has approved the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)'s recapitalisation programme which will see the ailing parastatal going into the market to source funding through technical partners and institutional investors.

  • 25 April

    Africa: Creative Africans – Who to Watch

    [African Arguments] A few years back, it was said that Africa's creative economy was like a sleeping giant. That may have been, but the giant's awake - and woke - to the fact that the vast digital presence of young African artists is fuelling new and dynamic takes on humour, politics, fact, fiction, sexuality, satire, fantasy, technology, innovation, imagination and much much more.

  • 25 April

    Africa: It’s Time to Lift Ideological Haze in Debates About Middle Class

    [The Conversation Africa] The middle classes in the Global South gained growing attention since the turn of the century, mainly through their rapid ascendancy in the Asian emerging economies. A side effect of the economic growth during these 'fat years' was a relative increase of monetary income for a growing number of households.

  • 25 April

    Rwanda: New Govt Initiatives Will Attract More Investors in Affordable Housing

    [New Times] How can Rwanda deliver more affordable housing units and ensure low and middle-income earners acquire decent homes in the medium-term? This question becomes more pertinent particularly as the country's urban population continues to grow rapidly while few houses are being delivered for this market segment.