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2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit for Washington DC

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit

Business leaders and prominent personalities are expected to speak at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018 (http://ATIGS2018.com) to be held on June 24 to June 26 at World Trade Center – Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. The prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition will bring together delegates from more than 70 countries including government delegations, high-profile African …

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How To Find And Pitch Yourself To A Sponsor

sponsor

Gaining a sponsor is similar to getting a job. It’s delicate and nuanced. What’s different about gaining a sponsor is how you pitch yourself to them. Here are five guidelines to getting a sponsor and four points to remember while pitching yourself to them. 1. Know your sponsor. Think of every potential sponsor as a potential business partner. You’re not …

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Entries Open for Tony Elumelu Foundation $100m Entrepreneurship Scheme

Tony Elumelu

Entrepreneurs across Africa can now start applying for the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) fourth cycle of $100 million entrepreneurship development programme, a statement released by the organisation has revealed. According to the statement released on the TEF website, applicants will have to complete the online registration at https://application.tonyelumelufoundation.org with the deadline fixed for midnight (WAT) of March 1, 2018. The …

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Morocco currency regulator bans bitcoin for transactions

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The currency regulator for Morocco has announced a ban on transactions in bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the AFP reports. “Transactions via virtual currencies constitute a breach of regulations, punishable by penalties and fines,” the Offices des Changes said in a statement on its website. The announcement came a week after Moroccan digital services company MTDS said it would accept …

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Five African heads of state expected at Dubai business forum

Dubai

Five African heads of state and 12 ministers are among the over 1,000 people expected at the upcoming fourth Global Business Forum on Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state of Dubai. The UAE event is scheduled to begin on November 1, 2017, ending the following day in Dubai. The two-day forum, which is being held under the theme of …

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Trade-ing Up Aims to Train, Empower Youth in Ghana

Trade-ing Up

Support the launch of a new nonprofit organization that works to build a sustainable future for young adult citizens of Ghana through vocational education. The organization is called Trade-ing Up, and donations can be made via PayPal through trade-ingup.org. Executive Director Brandon McGee grew up in Manahawkin and, after graduating from Southern Regional High School, had a life-changing four-month volunteer …

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Western Union Aida Diarra Chats With Afrikan Post & TheAfricanDream.net

Western Union

Afrikan Post Newspaper and TheAfricanDream.net had the opportunity of interacting with Aida Diarra; Regional Vice President (Africa) of Western Union (WU), a leader in global payment services as it celebrates 20 years of business with Africa. At a meeting in WU’s Washington DC offices in the USA, Aida gave a thorough insight into WU Operations in Africa as she spoke to …

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MeQasa Hosts Maiden Edition of Real Estate Agents Training

meQasa

meQasa believes Ghana boasts a budding real estate industry that has the potential of being a key contributor to the nation’s gross domestic product. meQasa.com assists people through their property search, offering countless housing alternatives, support and expertise on the real estate industry in Ghana. The unprofessionalism and unsavory practices of some real estate agents, unfortunately, puts a bad taste …

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Ghana Allows Visa-free Travel for Africans

Ghana has commenced the rolling out of the visa-on-arrival policy effective Friday, July 1, 2016. It follows President Mahama’s announcement early this year of the country’s preparedness to implement the program to allow AU citizens visiting the country to secure visas for up to about thirty days upon arriving in the country. This also falls in line with the resolution …

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