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30,000 Senegalese Youth To Receive Work-Readiness Skills Training
Source: MasterCard Foundation - Mar 20, 2017

Project to provide hands-on employability skills training and school-to-work transitions to youth attending secondary school and TVET schools in 6 of Senegal’s 14 provinces DAKAR, Senegal, 20 March 2017, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Education Development Center (EDC) and The MasterCard Foundation are set to announce a $15M, five-year project that...

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Check Point Discloses How Hackers Can Take over Hundreds of Millions of WhatsApp & Telegram Accounts in Seconds
Source: Check Point Software Technologies - Mar 15, 2017

New Vulnerability revealed in popular messaging services, WhatsApp and Telegram, allowed hackers to gain complete control over accounts, including chats, images, video and audio files, and contacts NAIROBI, Kenya, March 15, 2017 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) researchers today revealed a new vulnerability on...

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Landmark 80MW peat to power project in Rwanda reaches financial close
Source: Africa Finance Corporation - Mar 14, 2017

US$350 million power plant will increase Rwanda’s installed capacity by 40% LAGOS, Nigeria, 13 March 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A US$350 million deal to finance an 80 megawatt (MW) peat to power project in Rwanda, which will improve access to electricity for the three quarters of the country’s population that...

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JTL simplifies core business processes with SAP S/4HANA
Source: SAP Africa - Mar 10, 2017

First S/4HANA site in East Africa, and first SAP S/4HANA CRM site in Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, 10 March 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The era of rapid technological growth has forced technology and telecom companies to adopt multifaceted approaches to survive and thrive in a challenging environment. Each new innovation brings a...

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AFC invests US$25 million in Egypt’s Carbon Holdings
Source: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) - Mar 9, 2017

-Quasi-equity investment will help develop downstream petrochemicals and manufacturing industries in Egypt- LAGOS, Nigeria, 9 March 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has announced it is to invest US$25 million in Egyptian petrochemicals company Carbon Holdings Ltd. Carbon...

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