Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

OMFIF at the IMF-WBG annual meetings

OMFIF at the IMF-WBG annual meetings
New York City OMFIF at the IMF-WBG annual meetings OMFIF is convening a series of meetings alongside the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group annual meetings in October. Click here to view the full programme. New York launch of the Global Public Investor 2019 Tuesday 15 October, 18:00, New...
September 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Think Piece Issue no.2 – The Emerging Africa

Think Piece Issue no.2 – The Emerging Africa
. Think Piece Issue no.2 – The Emerging Africa Think Piece #2 has just been published! Following the launch of our digital series of summaries of the main topics and issues raised during our annual meeting, the onstage conversation on “The Emerging Africa” is now online. Anna Diamantopoulou,...
July 17th, 2019 | Markets, Press and Media | Read More

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate
Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate World Ocean Council and German-African Business Association Work Together to Advance the Blue Economy in Africa 29 May 2019 “Blue Economy for Africa’s Growth” is the focus of the German-African Business Association’s 6th...
May 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar
. Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar Commentary: Africa needs inclusive trade agreement By Jamie Macleod and David Luke in Addis Ababa The African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) is among the most interesting and momentous developments in trade. Signed by 52 African...
May 16th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Row4Ocean Time and Tide

Row4Ocean Time and Tide
1000 miles completed Row4Ocean’s ‘Year of Zayed’ is on course for a world record. (Nick Leggatt/Row4Ocean) Row4Ocean Time and Tide DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa...
December 28th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Row4Ocean Christmas Safari

Row4Ocean Christmas Safari
.   Row4Ocean Christmas Safari DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm in under 27 Days. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman,Andrew...
December 24th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Row4Ocean: Day 7 in the Atlantic

Row4Ocean: Day 7 in the Atlantic
. Row4Ocean Seven Days in the Atlantic DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm in under 27 Days. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman,...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Africa must accelerate market reforms, Interference at the Reserve Bank of India

Africa must accelerate market reforms, Interference at the Reserve Bank of India
. Commentary: Africa must accelerate market reforms By George Asante in Johannesburg For Africa to grow, it needs a broad, all-inclusive financial market that facilitates investment. Policy-makers must pursue accelerated reforms to the continent’s financial markets, principally because these can...
December 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index
Argentina President Mauricio Macri Commentary: Argentina and the IMF – Take Two By Mark Sobel in Washington Amid a plunging peso and falling confidence in Argentine economic policy, President Mauricio Macri turned to the International Monetary Fund for the second time in three months. His government...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets | Read More

Risks of Belt and Road in Africa, Tokyo climate change seminar

Risks of Belt and Road in Africa, Tokyo climate change seminar
.. Commentary: Risks of Belt and Road in Africa By Kat Usita in London Apprehension over China’s Belt and Road initiative continues to build. Some observers have accused Beijing of unduly exerting influence on other countries in the guise of infrastructure assistance. It is increasingly apparent...
September 25th, 2018 | Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Measuring geopolitics’ impact on markets, Africa connected

Measuring geopolitics’ impact on markets, Africa connected
… Commentary: Measuring geopolitics’ impact on markets By Elliot Hentov, Alexander Petrov and Fabrizio Zumbo In Alexandre Dumas’s 1844 novel The Count of Monte Cristo, news of an impending revolution in Spain creates financial panic among French investors. Some sell Spanish bonds at...
September 19th, 2018 | Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Managing economic integration in Africa, OMFIF at the IMF

Managing economic integration in Africa, OMFIF at the IMF
. Commentary: Managing economic integration in Africa By Max Roch in London In the West, protectionism and an affinity for hard borders are on the rise. Other parts of the world, however, are adopting market-orientated initiatives appealing to the centre ground of politics, most notably Africa. In March,...
September 18th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

President of Nigeria inaugurates first IAPH Regional Conference on African soil

President of Nigeria inaugurates first IAPH Regional Conference on African soil
… Abuja, 17 September 2018 The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has held its first regional conference on African soil under the theme “African Ports and Hinterland Connectivity”.   Hosted by Nigerian Ports Authority at the Nigerian capital Abuja, the dedicated conference brings...
September 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Bulletin: Africa connected

The Bulletin: Africa connected
September 2018 Vol.9 Ed.8 Africa connected At a time when advanced economies across the globe are struggling with weak demographics, declining long-term growth rates and a rising debt burden, Africa stands out as a continent of opportunity. But it also remains fragile to outside risks and domestic structural...
September 1st, 2018 | Communication, Reports | Read More

Harris PYE successfully completes speedy mooring system modifications for two LNG tankers

Harris PYE successfully completes speedy mooring system modifications for two LNG tankers
  HP team reinforced the underdeck structure and installed the new pedestal roller. Harris Pye, a Joulon company, has successfully completed fast turnaround modification to the mooring systems for two LNG tankers whilst at anchor off the coast of Africa.  Both modifications involved a tight schedule...
August 22nd, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hapag-Lloyd focuses on growing market in Africa

Hapag-Lloyd focuses on growing market in Africa
Hapag-Lloyd focuses on growing market in Africa Port expansion in Tema will lead to further growth in Ghana HAMBURG, Germany, May 2, 2018/ — New office for West Africa officially opened in Ghana Hapag-Lloyd services in West and East Africa off to promising start  Port expansion in Tema will...
May 2nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Africa maritime cooperation centre launched

Africa maritime cooperation centre launched
Africa has launched its maritime technology cooperation centre as part of an ambitious IMO-EU project to establish a global network of centres to further global efforts in addressing climate change. The centres will act as regional focal points for a wide range of activities including improving compliance...
December 14th, 2017 | IMO, Organisations | Read More

GAC clinches Seatrade Ship Agent Award for third year running

GAC clinches Seatrade Ship Agent Award for third year running
Fredrik Nyström, Group Vice President – Middle East, GAC Group, is presented with the Ship Agent Award by Rene Kofod-Olsen, CEO Topaz Energy and Marine, Andrew Williams, Aviation and Seatrade Group Director, Seatrade and Emma Howell, Group Marketing Manager, Seatrad Recognised for commitment to operational...
October 11th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV assists two key Clients to deliver two ports in Gabon in record time

Royal HaskoningDHV assists two key Clients to deliver two ports in Gabon in record time
Port Owendo 04 October 2017 – After just 60 days and 18 months of construction, the GSEZ Mineral port and New International Port of Owendo in Gabon, Africa, are fully operational and contributing to improve transport connections in the area.   Royal HaskoningDHV’s key client Olam International...
October 4th, 2017 | Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Evergreen named Best Asia-Africa Shipping Line

Evergreen named Best Asia-Africa Shipping Line
… July 06, 2017 — Evergreen Line has been awarded Best Shipping Line – Asia-Africa by Asia Cargo News at the 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS). The accolade was presented at a ceremony in Singapore last week and was accepted on behalf of the carrier by Ms. Molly...
July 6th, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points at 1,064; the geopolitical chaos in all fronts creates more upheaval. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained 100 points, 78 points plus from yesterday’s rise – 22 points, and now reads 1,678! Despite this, owners...
March 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Country Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Africa’s tech revolution | Meet Erik Hersman CEO of BRCK

Africa’s tech revolution | Meet Erik Hersman CEO of BRCK
Erik Hersman CEO of BRCK Erik Hersman’s quest for free, open internet across Africa  JOINS THE 2017 ANNUAL DEBATE   Co-founder of Ushahidi, iHub Nairobi, BRCK and Savannah Fund Erik Hersman is an entrepreneur and technologist focused...
February 14th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

Top security speaker for Monaco Forum: Daily Wealth Letter

Top security speaker for Monaco Forum: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit...
February 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Reports | Read More

Help us transform lives this Christmas

Help us transform lives this Christmas
Transforming lives through safe, available, and sustainable transport; a note from TRANSAID: As you can see from the  infographic, it’s been a busy year. This is just a snapshot of the work we have been doing to transform lives through transport in the areas with the greatest need.  We couldn’t...
December 13th, 2016 | Charity, Religion | Read More

Africa in mind – shipping makes its business case

Africa in mind – shipping makes its business case
Hilde Vautmans MEP European shipowners organised an event in the European Parliament on 29 November where logistics and regulatory challenges and opportunities in Africa were discussed with speakers and panelists with experience and knowledge of the region. Speakers at the event include the United Nations...
December 2nd, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Organisations | Read More