Tag Archives: South Africa

Investment in renewable mini-grids marks major milestone for energy access & low-carbon development in East Africa

– Enel Green Power teams up with Powerhive to expand clean energy access in rural Kenya. – The portfolio of solar mini-grids, developed by Powerhive, will serve around 90,000 people. BERKELEY, California, Dec. 8, 2015 / PRNewswire — Enel Green Power is teaming up with Powerhive Inc. to build and operate mini-grids in 100 villages in […] read more

Frost & Sullivan Commends Master Power Technologies for Cutting Edge Data Centre Infrastructure Management Platform

Master Power Technologies’ technical expertise helps it to rapidly respond to external challenges and develop technologies that serve multiple applications LONDON, Dec. 8, 2015 / PRNewswire — Based on its recent analysis of the data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Master Power Technologies (Master Power) with the 2014 South African Frost & […] read more

African Countries Launch AFR100 to Restore 100 Million Hectares of Land

Commitments from 10 countries announced at the Global Landscapes Forum PARIS, Dec. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire — African countries launched AFR100 (African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative), a pan-African, country-led effort to restore 100 million hectares (386 thousand square miles) of degraded and deforested landscapes by 2030. The AFR100 target of 100 million hectares has been endorsed […] read more

Le vol à thème « Forum sur la coopération sino-africaine » prend son essor

BEIJING, 3 décembre 2015 /PRNewswire — Le 1er décembre, CA867, le vol sur le thème « Forum sur la coopération sino-africaine » lancé conjointement par Air China, l’Industrial and Commercial Bank of China et la Standard Bank d’Afrique du Sud, a pris son essor de l’aéroport de la capitale chinoise Beijing et a atterri, le 2 décembre à […] read more

“Forum on China-Africa Cooperation” Theme Flight Takes to the Sky

BEIJING, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On December 1, CA867, the “Forum on China-Africa Cooperation” theme flight jointly launched by Air China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and South Africa’s Standard Bank took off from Beijing Capital International Airport and, at 07:55am on December 2, it landed at OR Tambo International Airport in South […] read more

Statement from Omidyar Network Managing Partner Matt Bannick regarding the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

REDWOOD CITY, California, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire — “Omidyar Network congratulates the new Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. eBay and Omidyar Network founder Pierre Omidyar recognized early in his journey as a philanthropist that addressing big social challenges would require the use of multiple assets. His experience at eBay was that markets, in particular, are an incredible tool […] read more

Applications Open for TRACE Scholar Program; Georgetown University Joins University of Washington and King’s College, Cambridge; TeliaSonera Funds Additional Scholar

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — TRACE International, the globally recognized anti-bribery business association, invites applications for its prestigious TRACE Scholar Program, which fully funds students from developing countries to pursue an LLM focused on advancing commercial transparency and raising anti-bribery compliance standards. Fellowship recipients spend an academic year at one of three universities […] read more

Population Services International And UNITAID Launch The Largest Effort Ever To Catalyze HIV Self-Testing In Africa

In advance of World AIDS Day, Population Services International (PSI) and UNITAID team up in a two-year project that will scale up HIV self-testing in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. WASHINGTON, and HARARE, Zimbabwe, Nov. 30, 2015 / PRNewswire – Today, on the eve of World AIDS Day, PSI joined UNITAID, the World Health Organization and […] read more

Hisense lance la première puce pour moteur graphique indépendamment développée en Chine

Le destin des entreprises chinoises réside dans leur appropriation de la technologie de base qui optimise les produits qu’elles fabriquent. Cette appropriation commence par la puce du produit, le « cœur » qui dynamise la plupart des ensembles d’équipement. QINGDAO, Chine, 25 novembre 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hisense Group a annoncé aujourd’hui la mise à disposition officielle de […] read more