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IMO supports opportunities for green shipping in South Africa

SAFETY4SEA 31 Jan 2023
The decision on which projects to take forward will be made in consultation with the Government of South Africa. While in Cape Town, GreenVoyage2050 Technical Manager, Astrid Dispert participated in the “Opportunities for Green Shipping in Southern Africa” event, organised by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Pretoria.

Weiss Asset Management Foundation Awards Additional $800,000 to ALIMA

The Joplin Globe 31 Jan 2023
The Weiss Asset Management Foundation (“WAM Foundation”) today announced it has made an $800,000 grant to ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action), an international medical humanitarian organization, to support ALIMA’s nutrition programming in N’Djamena, Chad ... About Weiss Asset Management Foundation ... Weiss Asset Management Foundation.

South Africa's ANC wants to use disaster rules to ease power crisis

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 31 (Reuters) - South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) wants to employ disaster management legislation that was used to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic to help end crippling power cuts, a top party official said on Tuesday ... South Africa has ...

Why entrepreneurship should be a priority for youth in 2023

Independent online (SA) 31 Jan 2023
With South Africa’s high unemployment rate and harsh economic conditions, many turn to entrepreneurship to help carve out a living ... This is against a current national unemployment rate of 34.5%, translating to only 2.5 million of South Africa’s more than 10 million youth aged 15 to 24 participating in the labour force.

Suzuki commissions first locally assembled vehicle in Ghana

Joy Online 31 Jan 2023
Speaking at the commissioning of the new Suzuki Swift, Managing Officer of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Koichi Suzuki said Suzuki sales in Africa increased by 60% to 116,000 units and in Ghana increased by 63% to over 1,000 units ... presence in Africa, especially in Ghana.

International symposium on horticultural irrigation takes centre stage in Stellenbosch

Fresh Plaza 31 Jan 2023
We are proud to be involved with an event that supports this level of sustainability, knowledge share and continuous improvement,” said Michael Esmeraldo, managing director of Netafim South Africa, main sponsor of this locally hosted symposium ... In South Africa, better management ...

South Africa’s ANC wants to use disaster rules to ease power crisis

FX Empire 31 Jan 2023
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) wants to employ disaster management legislation that was used to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic to help end crippling power cuts, a top party official said on Tuesday ... South Africa has long ...

Startup CrownCity Technologies now lSO/IEC 27001:2013 and PCI DSS Version 3.2.1 certified

Joy Online 31 Jan 2023
The ISO 27001 and PCI DSS certifications were issued by the MSECB and Digital Jewel Africa respectively. MSECB is an accredited Management System Certification Body by the International Accreditation Service (IAS), and a leading provider of Audit and Certification Services in the field of Information Security and Privacy in the world.

LOOK: Meet the cast of the first local version of ‘Love and Hip Hop’

Independent online (SA) 31 Jan 2023
“The Mzansi version of the ‘Love & Hip Hop’ franchise will have viewers on the edge of their seats, and, importantly, become yet another paramount Africa platform to export our talent internationally,” said senior vice president and general manager of Paramount Africa and Lead BET International, Monde Twala ... A post shared by MTV AFRICA (@mtvza).

Puma Energy committed to energy security

B & FT Online 31 Jan 2023
Alongside a robust storage and distribution system, these are also issues the government and regulators in Ghana are trying to proactively manage. Puma Energy’s Head of Africa, Fadi Mitri, said ... Puma intends to invest US$33million in solar solutions to commercial and industrial customers in Ghana and across Africa.

Kenyan wins Microsoft’s coveted MVP award

Algeria Times 31 Jan 2023
Ruth Ferland, the Microsoft Africa Development Center Senior Program Manager for Ecosystem Engagements, noted that Shadrack’s journey to the award indicated the importance of introducing technical skills early, and maintaining a strong talent development pipeline for the technology industry.

Federal agency targeting illegal wildlife trade through financial intelligence

North Shore News 31 Jan 2023
It is named in honour of Anton Mzimba, former head of security at the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve in South Africa, who was murdered last year ... The illegal importation of exotic wildlife often starts with a Canadian trader who orders wildlife through a co-ordinator located, for example, in Australia, Asia or Africa, the alert says.

UBS Posts Net Profit of US$7.6 Billion in 2022

Finance Magnates 31 Jan 2023
... asset management and investment banking businesses. For instance, PBT for the global wealth management business reached US$1 billion in Q4 2022 and $US5 billion during the 2022 financial year, both representing growth rates of 88% and 4% year-over-year (YoY), respectively.

Xylem, Manchester City, two others embark on clean water for two communities

B & FT Online 31 Jan 2023
The Strategy and Marketing Manager of Xylem Africa, Chetan Misty, the basic drive of the partnership is to use education, soccer and youth engagement to provide infrastructure for water ... The Regional Sales and Manager of Xylem for Ghana and Nigeria, Selasi Kpodo, explained that ...

Transcorp to Add 240MW to National Grid

This Day 31 Jan 2023
Blessing Ibunge in Port Harcourt ... She added ... It about fulfilling purpose ,which is improving lives and transforming Africa.”. Also speaking, the Managing Director of Transafam Power Limited, Vincent Ozoude, said the company had saved capital flight by building its own “clean room” for the repair and maintenance of gas turbines’ components ... .

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