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“Industrialization for inclusive and transformative development in Africa,” in Abuja

March 31, 2014

“Industrialization for inclusive and transformative development in Africa,” in Abuja

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma arrives in Abuja, Nigeria on Thursday, March 27, 2014 for a series of meetings, including the Seventh Joint Annual Meetings of the ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the AU Conference Ministers of Economy and Finance (CAMEF) holding 25-30 more...

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Africa Roadshow by Chamber of commerce Holland, 14-Nov 2013 in The Hague

October 28, 2013

Zoekt u nieuwe markten en bent u avontuurlijk ingesteld? Afrika is wellicht niet de eerste regio waar u aan denkt. In dat geval wordt het tijd het continent te leren kennen, want de economie in Afrika groeit een stuk harder dan in de rest van de wereld: in de periode 2013-2015 gemiddeld meer dan 5 procent. Toenemende investeringen, hogere grondstofprijzen en een more...

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South Africa’s concern on elections in Repulic of Madagascar

October 28, 2013

South Africa’s concern on elections in Repulic of Madagascar

South Africa, as a country and member of SADC, considers elections as a platform with which proper nurturing of governance through the electoral processes enhance democracy. As such, the conduct of democratic elections creates a conducive climate for the populace to have confidence in the institutions of governance. It is within this context that the 25 October 2013 more...

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KPMG fined nearly €900,000 for procedural shortcomings

June 3, 2013

Monday 03 June 2013 Accountants group KPMG has been fined almost €900,000 by the Dutch financial services regulator AFM for ‘insufficient quality and having wrong internal procedures’. The fines stem from the period February 2008 to July 2009 when the AFM warned KPMG several times its procedures for carrying out checks on listed companies, banks and insurers more...

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Remarks by President Jacob Zuma at The End of The Official Talks with His Excellency President Goodluck Jonathan of The Federal Republic of Nigeria Cape Town

May 9, 2013

Remarks by President Jacob Zuma at The End of The Official Talks with His Excellency President Goodluck Jonathan of The Federal Republic of Nigeria Cape Town

Your Excellency, My Dear Brother, President Goodluck Jonathan and your distinguished delegation, Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Ladies and gentlemen of the media, It is my honour and privilege to welcome His Excellency President Goodluck Jonathan to our country for this historic State Visit. I thank you Mr President, for accepting my invitation. Your visit has more...

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Budget Statement and Economic Policy of The Government of Ghana

March 5, 2013

Budget Statement and Economic Policy of The Government of Ghana

Theme: ―Sustaining Confidence in the Future of the Ghanaian Economy‖ 1 BUDGET SPEECH BUDGET STATEMENT AND ECONOMIC POLICY of the GOVERNMENT OF GHANA for the 2013 FINANCIAL YEAR Parliament On Tuesday, 5th March, 2013 PRESENTED TO SETH E. TERKPER Minister for Finance On the Authority Of the H.E PRESIDENT JOHN D. MAHAMA REPUBLIC OF GHANATheme: more...

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Winter forecast 2012-14: Gradually overcoming headwinds

February 23, 2013

Winter forecast 2012-14: Gradually overcoming headwinds

Winter forecast 2012-14: Gradually overcoming headwinds While financial market conditions in the EU have improved substantially since last summer, economic activity was disappointing in the second half of 2012. However, leading indicators suggest that GDP in the EU is now bottoming out and we expect economic activity to gradually accelerate. The pick-up in growth more...

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Minister defends €550,000 pay deal for new SNS chief, just one person….

February 7, 2013

Minister defends €550,000 pay deal for new SNS chief, just one person….

MPs from across the political spectrum have condemned the €550,000 pay deal for new SNS chief executive Gerard van Olphen, with Labour describing it as 'bizarre'. Banking and insurance group SNS Reaal was nationalised last week, after running into serious financial trouble with its property investments. In a parliamentary debate on Wednesday evening, finance more...

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Mark Lynas prove himself wrong and ends his GM protest with Greepeace

January 15, 2013

Mark Lynas prove himself wrong and ends his GM protest with Greepeace

I want to start with some apologies. For the record, here and upfront, I apologise for having spent several years ripping up GM crops. I am also sorry that I helped to start the anti-GM movement back in the mid 1990s, and that I thereby assisted in demonising an important technological option which can be used to benefit the environment. As an environmentalist, and more...

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Dutch finance minister poised to get top EU job, but what’s in it for us? who and what?

January 11, 2013

Dutch finance minister poised to get top EU job, but what’s in it for us? who and what?

Just a few weeks into the job and Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem seems set to be parachuted into a top EU finance post, as chairman of the euro group. This week Dijsselbloem has been on a tour of other European capitals and EU watchers say he could be confirmed in the job as early as January 21, when eurozone finance ministers next meet. Dijsselbloem more...

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