Archive | October, 2014

Cloud computing can empower South African entrepreneurs – expert

Cloud computing can empower South African entrepreneurs – expert

South African business owners and entrepreneurs should utilise cloud computing to their advantage because it makes it more affordable for start-up businesses or small, medium and enterprises (SMEs) to establish a small office or to work from home. Athol Wesselink, Open Web chief engineer, said this week that users could benefit from several technologies, cut […]

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Yaya Touré is Nissan new global ambassador

Yaya Touré is Nissan new global ambassador

Ivory Coast award-winning international player Yaya Touré has been appointed Nissan new global ambassador, the Japanese car maker announced this week. The Manchester City player and former Barcelona ace midfielder has agreed to a deal which will see him work alongside Nissan’s global UEFA Champions League and Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015 partnerships. Touré […]

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Dakar hosts Francophonie Summit in November

Dakar hosts Francophonie Summit in November

The Senegalese capital Dakar will host the 15th Francophonie Summit on 29-30 November 2014 at the Dakar International Conference Centre, reports from Paris and Dakar said this week. Francophonie is the organisation of French-speaking countries, and this year’s theme is ‘Women and girls in Francophonie: actors of peace and development’. A total of 77 heads […]

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Africa’s 300 SMEs to meet in Senegal in November

Africa’s 300 SMEs to meet in Senegal in November

More than 300 small and medium enterprises operating in Africa will meet on 11-12 November 2014 in the Senegalese capital Dakar in what is believed to be the first direct access platform for funding. The first Africa SME Champions Forum – as it is called – is organised by Ecobank, AfricSearch and African Guarantee Fund. […]

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