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Nigeria joins G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition

Nigeria joins G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition

Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Dr. Akinwumi Adesina attended G8 Food Security and Nutrition events this weekend where Nigeria was announced as a partner country in the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. The alliance is a G8 initiative to catalyse private-sector investment in African agriculture. Speaking at the New Alliance meeting […]

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Cameroon's radio station shut down over secessionist coverage

Cameroon’s radio station shut down over secessionist coverage

New York, US. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the closure of an independent radio station on April 22 in retaliation for its broadcast of an interview that authorities said incited secessionism. Local officials in the northwestern city of Bamenda indefinitely shut down the studios of private station Foundation Radio, local journalists and news […]

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2013 Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition: entries open until June 16

2013 Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition: entries open until June 16

Entrepreneurs in South Africa have just less than two months left to submit their entries at the 2013 Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year, the organisers said today. Entries close on 16 June 2013. The competition is open to entrepreneurs from all industries who fall into one of these categories: ·         Emerging Entrepreneur: An entrepreneur […]

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Finalists of Diageo Africa Business Reporting 2013 Awards

Finalists of Diageo Africa Business Reporting 2013 Awards

The 2013 Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards have announced the list of finalists for its 2013 edition. The award ceremony will take place in London on 17 July 2013. “This year’s Awards have once again demonstrated the increasing strength and depth of reporting on African business matters,” Nick Blazquez, President of Diageo Africa, Turkey, Russia […]

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Pan-African Parliament announces ‘strategic’ partnership with African Peer Review Mechanism

Pan-African Parliament announces ‘strategic’ partnership with African Peer Review Mechanism

Johannesburg, South Africa.  The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has committed to a partnership with the Panel of Eminent Persons of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), which will see PAP allocate a day during each of its upcoming Sessions to analyse and debate reports from reviewed countries and ensure that national plans of actions are implemented. […]

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Mexico welcomes you at its 2013 Adventure Travel trade fair

Mexico welcomes you at its 2013 Adventure Travel trade fair

Seattle, Washington State. Over 400 inbound Mexican operators, outbound tour operators, international buyers and media are expected to attend the second annual Adventure Travel Mexico (ATMEX) trade fair on 14-18 August 2013 in the coastal state of Veracruz, the organisers said yesterday. The adventure travel gathering is jointly organised by the State of Veracruz and […]

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South African radio station nominated for US radio award

South African radio station nominated for US radio award

South African radio station 5FM has scooped five nominations out of nine categories in the prestigious Worldwide Radio Summit Awards based in Hollywood, US, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), which owns the station, announced early this week. The award ceremony will take place on 2-4 May 2013 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, SABC […]

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