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Lesson to African leaders: ‘I knew Mugabe’s government will not exceed 2017’

  .Power is transient (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I had on Jan 18, 2017 published in a warning letter to the former Gambian President, Yahya Jamme, as he was being pressured to leave the seat of power early this year, on paragraph five of the letter to notify him of another sit-tight African leader  that will soon be booted out of power. ...

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Africa’s ports revolution: setting the scene for economic take-off

  With its crippling deficiency in ports and overland transport infrastructure, Africa has been cut off from modern world trade. But over the next five years, thanks to international investment, much of the continent will be fitted with state-of-the-art deepwater container terminals able to handle supersized box carriers, plus modern transport networks to distribute them. In this special GCR report, ...

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Congratulations to the Gambian President Adama Barrow

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I hereby congratulate Mr. Adama Barrow, as you assume the presidency of the Gambia on 19th of January 2017 to liberate, serve, develop and advance the lives of the Gambians in line with the flying demands of this 21st century, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. I pray to the Almighty Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala) English meaning (The most ...

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Power handover in Gambia: President Yahya Jammey is it true?

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Salam alaikum your excellency, the President, Islamic Republic of the Gambia, Mr. Yahya Jammeh is it true that Allah says this in the Holy Quran, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Al-Quran,  Chapter 2 Verse 177. Al-Baqara- The Cow It is not righteousness that ye turn your faces toward East or West; but it is righteousness to believe in Allah ...

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Handover of power: Open letter to the Gambian President Yahya Jammeh

  Salam alaikum your excellency sir, First, i urge you to patiently watch the video clips herewith. The end of the former Liberian President Samuel Doe The end of the former Côte d’Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo   Haven finished watching the videos, I am sure, it is either you like or dislike it. You can also see that situations of ...

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Shanghai, Trinidad and Tobago to Host Technology Centers

The IMO has announced the first two institutes selected to host regional maritime technology cooperation center under a project, funded by the E.U. and implemented by IMO, to help mitigate the harmful effects of climate change. Under the scheme, Shanghai Maritime University in China will host the center for the Asia region, while the University of Trinidad and Tobago will ...

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UNCTAD: Port data project gathers steam as 13 new ports sign up

  UNCTAD’s port data project is gathering steam, with 13 new ports signing on in November 2016. This brings the total to 42 participating ports from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe. Better data analysis leads to better performance. And in the case of — the gateway for more than 80% of the raw materials, food, electronics and similar goods ...

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215,000 hotel rooms under contract in Mideast, Africa

More than 215,000 hotel rooms were under contract in the Middle East and Africa in September 2016, according to an STR report. As many as 159,127 rooms in 555 projects were under contract in the Middle East and 56,858 rooms in 303 projects were under contract in Africa, the STR September 2016 Pipeline Report  report said. Under contract data includes ...

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Africa Could be Significant LNG Importer by 2025

  Africa could become a significant global market for imported LNG by 2025, with Egypt the main driver, as more countries eye gas-to-power projects, a senior official at Total said on Tuesday. With hundreds of millions of people living without electricity in the world’s poorest continent, African countries are increasingly turning to gas to take advantage of lower global LNG ...

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NYK Pleads Guilty to Cartel Conduct in Australia

Australia’s competition watchdog said on Monday that Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct in Australia’s federal court. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said in a statement that the company pleaded guilty after the ACCC brought charges. “This is the first criminal charge laid against a corporation under the criminal cartel ...

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First African Forum on Renewable Energy holds July 2016 in Tangier- Morocco

  .AFER still open for sponsorship from governments, companies, others .AFER to hold exhibition alongside sessions .Seeks governments of African country’s participation (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The first edition of the African Forum for Renewable Energy tagged “AFER Forum 2016” will hold from 13 to 15 July 2106 in the city of Tangier in Morocco, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained ...

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Strategic security report: To Nigerian government on abducted Chibok girls

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I urge the National Intelligence Agency to work in collaboration with the International Police (INTERPOL) and country’s local police to beam their security intelligence searchlight on CHAD, NIGER and probably (LIBYA) with respect to the abducted Chibok girls provided the just released video is authenticated to be newly filmed to a pointer that the girls are still ...

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Africa to Get First Automated Container Terminal

  The world’s third largest port operator APM Terminals said it will invest 758 million euros ($858.3 million) in a new transhipment terminal in Tangier, Morocco, that will be the first automated terminal in Africa. APM Terminals, a unit of Denmark’s shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk, has been named as the operator of the new container transshipment terminal at ...

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Warning: Proverbial state of the nation

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Yoruba elders say (Aro ti o n di ote si ara ilu ki ogun lede, ti ogun ba de tan, aro na ma ba ogun lo ni) english meaning (A lame person that is calling for and working towards creating war in a town will surely with his gimmicks be consumed by it when the war starts), ...

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Gunmen Take 170 Hostages at Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali

  Explosions and gunshots heard at hotel in capital, Bamako Two gunmen took 170 hostages during an attack at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital, Bamako, its owner, Rezidor Hotel Group, said. Those held inside the hotel include 140 guests and 30 employees, Rezidor said in a statement on its website. United Nations forces and Malian government troops ...

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To President Muhammadu Buhari on Boko Haram

  Your Excellency sir, 1, I humbly appeal to you not to place time-lag/ deadline on when to end Boko Haram terrorist acts again, just let the fight continue. 2, Beam your security searchlight more on private security firms in the country especially foreign owned ones. 3, Beam your security searchlight on hotels across the country most especially lodgement that ...

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Africa eyes full access to energy by 2025

Africa could achieve full access to power by 2025, sooner than the goal of 2030 set by the US and other major donor countries, while increasing its infrastructure and industrial capacity, said the new head of African Development Bank. Africa should push to achieve universal access to electricity while accelerating its transformation to a continent exporting finished goods, rather than ...

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