Egypt is the largest Arab country by far (it’s more than double the size of Algeria, the second-largest). Owing partly to its size, it’s historically exerted considerable influence within the Arab World and the Middle East in general. 419 more words
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The gloves will be off at the the third India Africa Forum summit later this month, when African countries will push for 100 per cent access to the Indian market for their products.
“I think (charity) just holds the people down longer than it should,” said Akon, who just completed a Canadian tour. “I think the only way to build Africa is to build for-profit businesses that create opportunities and jobs for the people locally.”
For the Craft Cocktail Group, more accustomed to a slow Wednesday evening of mixing and shaking at the local jazz club, hosting a bar at an Addis Ababa hotel’s Ethiopian New Year celebration in September means a much busier night than normal.
Investment in new hotels in Africa is booming and is expected to total $2.1 billion (R28.9bn) this year and increase to $2.4bn next year and in 2017, according to a forecast by services and investment management firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Facebook has announced a partnership with Israeli satellite company Spacecom and Europe’s Eutelsat to launch a satellite next year to help connect millions of people in Sub-Saharan Africa to the Internet.