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The deadline for submission of nominations for the AGFUND Prize targeting “NO Poverty” is the 30th November The Arab Gulf Development Programme for Development (AGFUND) announced that November 30, 2018 is the deadline for receiving nominations for AGFUND International Prize targeting the first goal of SDGs 2030 “Eradicating poverty in all its forms everywhere”. AGFUND …

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Eight promising Ethiopian fashion designers with outstanding works were selected for the African Mosaique Fashion Incubator Awards The U.S. Embassy partnered with the African Mosaique Design Center to sponsor the African Mosaique Fashion Incubator Awards, as a gesture of confidence in the participants’ very bright futures in the fashion industry. Eight promising Ethiopian fashion designers …

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DHL Express has won over 27 external awards for customer service in Sub-Saharan Africa so far this year According to the latest report (http://APO.af/6MJ2vy) by McKinsey & Company on customer experience, “Superior customer experience is increasingly being recognized as a competitive advantage for businesses, and it is becoming ever more important that a company differentiate …

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Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 Awards “Investing In Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems” A pan-African open call inviting submissions for the seventh edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) awards from 10 October 2017 to 10 January 2018    Grand share prize of US$ 185 000 to be awarded to top ten African innovators who demonstrate …

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The Africa Architecture Awards is the first-ever Pan-African awards programme of its kind At a gala awards ceremony held on the rooftop of the Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, the inaugural Grand Prix and Category Winners of the Africa Architecture Awards (AfricaArchitectureAwards.com) were announced on the evening of Thursday, 28 September 2017. Over 130 VIP …

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Deadline for startups to submit their projects on DigitalAfrica.AFD.fr is the 22nd of October For the 40th birthday of Proparco, the subsidiary of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD, French Development Agency) (AFD.fr) focused on private sector, AFD, Bpifrance (Bpifrance.fr) and the La French Tech (LaFrenchTech.com) have launched on 19 September the second edition of …

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Abidjan to host major video-game festival this November The Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA) (www.FEJA.ci) will take place on November 11th and 12th at Palais de la Culture. Organized by Paradise Game, this unique festival will welcome more than 50 000 video game lovers. The 2017 edition will feature eSports tournaments. The …

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Abidjan to host major video-game festival this November The Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA) (www.FEJA.ci) will take place on November 11th and 12th at Palais de la Culture. Organized by Paradise Game, this unique festival will welcome more than 50 000 video game lovers. The 2017 edition will feature eSports tournaments. The …

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Property developers, suppliers and owners recently got the opportunity to showcase their best projects and services from across sub-Saharan Africa at the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards held on 24 August this year. The awards, which were held at the API Summit and Expo 2017 (www.APIsummit.co.za), recognised innovation and outstanding achievement across the entire property …

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The architects of each of the 20 shortlisted projects will be flown to Cape Town by Saint-Gobain to attend the awards ceremony, which will be held on 28 September 2017 The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards (AfricaArchitectureAwards.com), founded by Saint-Gobain (Saint-Gobain-Africa.com), attracted an unprecedented number of entries for an architecture awards programme in its first edition. …

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