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Facebook opens first African office in Johannesburg

Facebook announced this week that it’s opening its first office in Africa and has hired Ogilvy and Nike veteran, Nunu Ntshingila-Njeke to head it.  Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, the company hopes to build on 20% growth experienced between September of 2014 and June of 2015.  

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Israeli Delegation on Eight Day Official Tour of Five African Countries

The Israeli Foreign Minister, Mr Avigdor Liberman is expected in Accra on Monday, as part of an eight-day official tour of 5 African countries, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda. A statement issued and signed by Mr William Anani-Abotsi, Assistant Director of Information and Public Affairs Bureau at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional […]

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Customer Satisfaction Tips from Kenya

Wanjiku Wangai of Kenya, owner of a small retail store, always handles customer complaints himself. “If I cannot deliver very good customer service my own self, how can I expect it of my employee?” he asks. “Besides, I learn a lot about how I can improve my business, when a customer complains. And they learn […]

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Kenya Building Africa’s Largest Wind Farm

Kenya recently announced plans to build the largest wind farm in Africa. As energy demands increase and blackouts continue to be commonplace accross the continent, African Governments and private companies alike are constantly looking for new energy technology solutions. Kenya through its main power company KenGen is positioning itself as a leader in the use […]

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Hillary Clinton’s 7 Country Africa Tour

The Obama Administration is sending strong signals to African stakeholders that it will engage Africa and African Governments with more fervor than ever before and as equal partners. In a briefing today, Ambassador Johnnie Carson, who is the Administration’s lead man on Africa policy, said “I hope the United States is not lecturing anyone but […]

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