Tag Archives: Africa

Green Climate Fund to make initial USD 78.4m investment in Deutsche Asset Management’s fund for renewable energy access in Africa

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 21-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank welcomes the Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) decision to make an initial 78.4 million US dollars investment in Deutsche Asset Management’s fund for renewable energy access in Africa. Deutsche Bank further appreciates GCF’s … Read the full press release

Zandre Campos Recipient Of Distinguished Business Excellence Award

CEO of ABO Capital receives special recognition from the African community LISBON, Portugal, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABO Capital, a leading international investment firm headquartered in Angola, announced today that its CEO Zandre Campos was named one of the Top … Read the full press release

SAP: University of Cape Town the first Academic Competence Center location in Africa to support ESEFA community

POTSDAM, Country, 06-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the University of Cape Town (UCT) has become the first Academic Competence Center location in Africa, supporting the Enterprise Systems Education for Africa (ESEFA) community. The announcement was … Read the full press release

World’s First Intrinsically Safe Windows 10 Tablet Approved for Hazardous Locations in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia

Aegex Tablets Gain ATEX and IECEx Zone 1 Certification LONDON, 8-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s first intrinsically safe, Windows 10, Intel-based tablet, developed by Aegex Technologies LLC, has gained certification for use in hazardous locations in Europe and multiple international regions, including the Middle East, Africa and … Read the full press release

Stars of sound and screen unite for Peace One Day with the Peace Day Playlist that showcases ‘One’ the Peace Day Anthem by Coke Studio Africa

PRESS RELEASE UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 20 SEPTEMBER 2015 AT 12:00 BST Peace One Day supporters Olly Murs, Bonnie Wright, Michael Caine, Yoko Ono, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Snow Patrol, Eddie Izzard, Richard E Grant, UB40, Basement Jaxx, The Libertines, Stephen Merchant, James … Read the full press release

The Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union marked its 50th anniversary with series of events in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland, 28-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 16 October, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union marked its 50th anniversary with a series of events in Geneva. The European Union reiterated its sincere congratulates to its African partners on this memorable day … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut’s first chocolate factory in Turkey inaugurated in Eskişehir

Barry Callebaut establishes local presence to further tap into a fast-growing chocolate market New state-of-the-art chocolate factory with initial annual production capacity of 14,000 tonnes of chocolate Moving closer to local Turkish customers and creating an additional foothold for the … Read the full press release

Arla Foods developed new 40-foot containers based mobile milk powder packaging facility for Africa

13-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Arla Foods has developed a new mobile milk powder packaging facility out of three 40-foot containers. This makes it more flexible to test new markets for milk powder in Africa. Soon the mobile facility is send from … Read the full press release

Lagardère’s subsidiary SPORTFIVE declared The Orange Africa Cup of Nations, SOUTH AFRICA 2013 great success in terms media coverage

25-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Orange Africa Cup of Nations, SOUTH AFRICA 2013, which ran from January 19th until February 11th, was a great success in terms media coverage. The number of hours of international coverage on partner TV channels rose … Read the full press release

Africa’s largest gas power plant Wärtsilä-powered Sasol Gas Engine Power Plant started operations

17-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The largest power plant running exclusively on gas engines on the African continent, and the first of its kind ever in the Republic of South Africa, is to be inaugurated today. The complete turnkey project package at … Read the full press release

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace inaugurates its first facility in Africa at Aerospace Park Mghira, Tunisia

19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ThyssenKrupp Aerospace continues to expand its business. In Tunisia, the German technology group ThyssenKrupp’s aerospace materials and services provider recently opened its first facility on the African continent. The newly constructed site at Aerospace Park Mghira commenced … Read the full press release

The Long-Term Investors Club is looking at investment opportunities in Africa

“The time has come to start complementing “development finance” by “investment finance” , says EIB President Werner Hoyer 24-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Long-Term Investors Club organized its 5th international conference in Rabat on May 24, 2013 on the theme of … Read the full press release

Johanna Hietalahti of University of Helsinki: Microcredits should not be marketed as a panacea for development

The importance of microcredits in reducing poverty among women in developing countries has been exaggerated Helsinki, 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “Microcredits should not be marketed as a panacea for development. They are connected to other livelihood strategies targeting women, plus they cannot … Read the full press release

Sixt startet mit starkem Partner in Nigeria

Erfahrener Franchisepartner mit hochwertiger Fahrzeug-Flotte Umfassendes Mobilitätsangebot für Geschäftsreisende  Pullach, 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Sixt geht in Nigeria mit einem starken Partner an den Start: Seit dem 1. Mai 2013 bietet das Unternehmen in dem westafrikanischen Staat flexible und bequeme Mobilitätsdienstleistungen … Read the full press release

ABB to supply electrical and automation system for one of the world’s largest single-axis PV power plants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa

Zurich, Switzerland, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $25 million to supply electrical and control systems for a new 75 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the Northern … Read the full press release

ROSATOM at Africa’s largest power and energy exhibition

Johannesburg, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ROSATOM is among more than 200 exhibitors that are participating in Africa’s largest power and energy show. The exhibition which is known as the “Power and Electricity World Africa 2013” is an annual event which brings … Read the full press release

23.632 people were identified or presumed victims of trafficking in the EU over the 2008-2010 period

Trafficking in human beings: more victims in the EU but Member states are slow to respond Brussels, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This is the most striking figure emerging from the first report on trafficking in human beings in Europe, published today by … Read the full press release

Commissioner Piebalgs announces EU support for building the largest solar power plant in West Africa, ahead of energy ministerial meeting in Addis Ababa

Brussels, 16-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, EU Development Commissioner Piebalgs announced that the EU will support the construction of what will be the largest African photovoltaic power plant, in Burkina Faso. It will provide 32 gigawatt hours per year, the equivalent of … Read the full press release

VTB President Andrey Kostin visits Angola

Andrey Kostin, VTB President and Chairman of the Management Board

5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — VTB President and Chairman of the Management Board Andrey Kostin visited the Republic of Angola on October 31, 2012. During his working visit, Andrey Kostin met with the country’s President, José Eduardo dos Santos, and Vice-President Manuel Domingos Vicente … Read the full press release