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ISPA launches fellowship to boost ICT skills base
September 18, 2019

South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has initiated a Fellowship Programme designed to boost the country’s ICT (Information and Communications Technology) skills base.

“With South Africa under pressure to fill our well-documented ICT skills gap and many skilled professionals leaving our shores every year, the country’s meaningful participation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution seems far from assured,” says ISPA chair, André van der Walt.

All, however, is not lost. ISPA continues to find ways to positively impact South Africa’s ICT landscape for the benefit of its members, Internet consumers and the nation at large. From its two-decade old teacher IT skills training programme to its many lobbying initiatives aimed at leveling South Africa’s IT and telecoms playing field, ISPA now has big hopes for its fledgling Fellowship Programme.

“Anyone in the world can apply to become an ISPA Fellow which means that skilled South Africans living elsewhere can potentially play a helpful role"...

September 18, 2019

Algeria – After the companies belonging to Mahieddine Tahkout, Ali Haddad and the brothers Kouninef, it is the turn of two other companies to be put under the management of directors appointed by the Justice.


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September 14, 2019

ALGIERS – Algeria will be the “guest of honor” in the international food industry “World Food” which will be held from September 24th to 27th in Moscow (Russia), the Ministry of Commerce told APS.

Trade Minister"...


September 18, 2019

Andersen Global has announced a collaboration agreement with MRB Attorneys in Rwanda. The addition of the Kigali-based firm marks the 16th country with a presence in Africa for Andersen Global.

MRB Attorneys was founded in 2013 by the firm’s five partners, who all have extensive experience in private and public legal consultancy services. Today, MRB’s eleven attorneys advise clients in corporate"...

September 18, 2019

West Africa’s largest independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider, Phase3 Telecom, has announced that in addition to previous network scalability measures, it has commenced a strategic network technology upgrade to enhance communications for seamless regional and multi-location connectivity in Nigeria.

This improved operational focus is targeted at expanding"...

September 18, 2019

Honeywell, a global technology leader, has announced that Sonatrach Total Entreprise Polymères (Step) has selected Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex technology to produce 565,000 metric tonnes per year of polymer-grade propylene for a proposed plant in Arzew, Algeria.

In addition to technology licensing, Honeywell is providing the basic engineering design as well as services, equipment, catalysts and adsorbents for the plant. When completed, it will represent"...

September 18, 2019

HAMBURG, Sept 17 (Reuters) - European wheat futures dipped on Tuesday in step with falling U.S. markets, consolidating below a four-week high hit on Monday as traders awaited results of a purchase tender by Algeria, the biggest buyer of French wheat. December milling wheat on the Paris-based Euronext exchange was down 1.0 euro, or 0.5%, at 170.75 euros ($188.8) a tonne at 1606 GMT.

The contract had climbed"...

September 18, 2019

ALGIERS- Algeria’s trade deficit reaches USD4.41 billion in the first seven months of 2019 against USD3.05 billion in the same period in 2018, said the Algerian Customs.

Algerian exports reached US $ 21.64 billion (US $ bn) in the first seven months of 2019, compared to US $ 23.68 bn in the same period last year, a decrease of -8.59%, indicated provisional statistics of the Department of Customs"...

September 18, 2019

Moody’s Analytics, a global provider of financial and economic intelligence, has won 10 categories in the 2019 FocusEconomics Analyst Forecast Awards.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190820005072/en/

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