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Africa And Singapore Require Strong Financial Links

 

“The challenge that we face is strong financial links with banks in Africa. Without financial services, I don’t think our entrepreneurs or investors, and small and medium-sized enterprises can actually tap into the huge potential in Africa,” Hassanbhai, chairman of the Africa Business Group (AFBG), told CNBCafrica.com.

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Mobile 360 Series Africa speakers announced

The GSM Association (GSMA) has announced the first keynote speakers for the upcoming Mobile 360 Series Africa conference to be in November, with the organisers saying the event will address the “roadblocks” to mobile connectivity across Africa.

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East Africa

South Korea's Investments in Egypt Hit U.S.$350 Million

The head of the Egypt-Korea Business Council said South Korea’s investments in Egypt hit $ 350 million.

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Samsung reveals Gear S 3G smartwatch

Samsung Electronics has removed the wrapping off of its latest device, the Samsung Gear S 3G smartwatch. According to Samsung, the device features a 3G connection as well as Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity.

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Business

Trade Delegation From Canada-Arab Chamber of Commerce Expected in Tunis Next November

A trade delegation from the Canada-Arab Chamber of Commerce will visit Tunisia next November, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Information Technology Taoufik Jelassi said on Tuesday in Canada.

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International group says Gaza housing reconstruction to take 20 years

Peter Enav

JERUSALEM — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza’s battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel. 561 more words

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Guerra al terrore: ma è giusto pagare i riscatti?

A piece on kidnapping by terrorist groups for Italian magazine Panorama, a kind of more tabloidy version of the Economist. It basically makes the case for why paying is a bad idea, though I must say that I am maybe a bit more ambivalent on the topic than the article might suggest. 626 more words

Terrorism