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[Apply] Total Young Graduate Programme in Africa

Total founded the Young Graduate Programme in April 2014 – an innovative initiative aimed at young graduates from more than 40 of the countries in Africa and Middle East in which we operate. The programme is an opportunity for them ...

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Improving Innovation in Africa - Harvard Business Review - Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Opportunity is on the rise in Africa. New research, funded by the Tony Elumelu Foundation and conducted by my team at the African Institution of Technology, shows that within Africa, innovation is accelerating and the continent is finding better ways ...

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Jumia Had $32M Loses in 2014, Revenue was $28M

People, be ready for the long-haul if you are going into the e-commerce sector. It demands a lot of efforts and money. You need to build logistics and become your own Post Office. Unlike in America, where there are postal ...

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Nairobi Is Africa's Most Intelligent City

For a second year in a row, Kenya's busy capital city of Nairobi has been named the most intelligent city in Africa -- failing, however, to make it to the world's top seven finalists. According to the Intelligent Community Forum, "intelligent ...

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2014 Breach Level Index -- Data Breaches Increased 49% to 1 billion Data Records

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, releases the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, revealing that (http://bit.ly/1zYLNVN) more than 1,500 data breaches led to one billion data records compromised worldwide during 2014. These numbers represent a 49% increase ...

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Andy Thompson -s an international faith leader, life coach, cultural commentator and pastor of one of America’s 50 largest congregations.   Risk. It’s a word that strikes fear in the collective hearts and minds of those who are understandably reticent to get out of their comfort zone and take those barrier-busting leaps of faith. However, for me, the word “risk” evokes a sense of excitement. Of limitless possibility. […]

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Alibaba BABA -2.25% crossed the line with Taiwanese officials after it violated investment rules by registering its business in Taiwan as a Singaporean entity, thus hiding its Chinese ownership. Alibaba was told to withdraw from the market within six months and fined $3,800.     An Alibaba spokesperson told The Wall Street Journal that the company set up shop in Taiwan in 2008, before the nation allowed investment by Chinese companies. Alibaba.com’s Singapore unit is […]

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he Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (http://www.icd-idb.com), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), has signed an agreement with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to cooperate in the development of the private sector in ICD member countries in Africa.   Under the terms of the agreement signed in Manama on 2 March 2015, the two institutions will collaborate in joint operations, expand financial products and exchange […]

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Africa Investor (Summit Diamond Event Partner)welcomes you march 17-19, to join Africa’s Leading Investors and Executives atthepremiere, global, and “high impact” Pan-African “Executive” Investment Summit for 2015: WCA EXECUTIVE INVESTMENT SUMMIT & CEO FORUM 2015 “Africa Investors & Executive Game-Changers: CLOSING in 2015″ March 17-19| Intercontinental Hotel Lagos | SUMMIT UPDATE & WELCOME! 90+ OF AFRICA’S LEADING INVESTORS confirmed as expert speakers and investment segment hosts for thisunique Executive Summit! INVESTORS & EXECUTIVES FROM 32 COUNTRIES […]

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Total founded the Young Graduate Programme in April 2014 – an innovative initiative aimed at young graduates from more than 40 of the countries in Africa and Middle East in which we operate. The programme is an opportunity for them to discover working life through a genuine hands-on professional experience and gain an insight into how an international company operates over an 18-month period.   The Total Young Graduate Programme is a structured pathway that […]

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Orange puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under US$40 (€35), inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that will act as a major catalyst for smartphone and data adoption across the region. The 3G Firefox […]

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