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Kenyan Marathon Champion Abel Kirui To Wear Environmentally Friendly Nike Uniform

Marathon Singlet Made of Recycled Bottles, Dyed without water

Kenyan marathon world champion Abel Kirui will take his place at the start line this Sunday in a unique Nike uniform that combines high performance with environmentally sustainable design.…

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Added by Bas Vlugt on August 11, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Africa Jobs & Vacancies



Once a week we publish Africa Jobs & Vacancies. Just a lot of interesting Jobs and Vacancies that may suit you - nothing else. Do you want to receive these Jobs & Vacancies on a weekly basis, send an e-mail to…

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Added by Bas Vlugt on June 17, 2011 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Africa Business Confidence Index reflects private sector resilience

Manufacturing index 60.3 and non-manufacturing index 58.9, both indicating expansion; manufacturing higher than February; non-manufacturing slightly lower than previous month



The Africa Business Confidence Index (ABCI) for March shows growth in both the index for manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors in Africa. The difference compared to February in the indices for manufacturing shows a plus of 2.2 and for non-manufacturing a decrease of…

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Added by Bas Vlugt on April 1, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

[Vacancy] Manager Projects 1%CLUB Kenya

1%CLUB is an international organization with offices in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Nairobi (Kenya). In total 10 people work for the 1%CLUB and we have a large network of over 100 volunteers and an online network of over 20.000 people worldwide. For our office in Kenya we are looking per direct for a

 

Manager Projects 1%CLUB Kenya

 

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Added by Bas Vlugt on March 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

[Vacancy] Director 1%CLUB Kenya

1%CLUB is an international organization with offices in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Nairobi (Kenya). In total 10 people work for the 1%CLUB and we have a large network of over 100 volunteers and an online network of over 20.000 people worldwide. For our office in Kenya we are looking per direct for a

 

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Director 1%CLUB Kenya



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Added by Bas Vlugt on March 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Africa Business Panel publishes First Africa Business Confidence Index

Manufacturing index 63.88 and non-manufacturing index 61.33 both indicating expansion



Africa Business Panel has published the first pan African Business Confidence Index (ABCI). The index measures business confidence in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing private sector…

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Added by Bas Vlugt on February 4, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Interview: Pieter van Twisk on Africa Interactive

Africa Interactive is the world's market leader in professional video content produced by local African reporters. Africa Business Communities met with CEO Pieter van Twisk in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.



Please introduce your company to…

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Added by Bas Vlugt on January 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Showcase your company or business plan in Africa Business Communities News

In co-operation with VC4Africa we start an interview series with young African entrepreneurs who recently have start up business or want to do so soon.



These interviews we publish in Africa Business Communities News, our weekly Africa Business Newsletter with over 25,000 subscribers…
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Added by Bas Vlugt on January 10, 2011 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Business Summit Netherlands-Africa 2010

Africa is rapidly developing into an emerging market, with high growth rates, a rising middle class and a very fast adoption of new technologies. Business leaders from Europe, Asia and the Americas increasingly discover the opportunities on the continent. But what is the key to success in African markets?



Which sectors and regions offer the highest potential? Who are the business leaders and how have they done it? Join us for the first Business Summit Netherlands- Africa to find the… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on October 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Kenya Airways to acquire more aircraft

Growing passenger and cargo demand and a rapidly expanding route network is set to benefit from more capacity as Kenya Airways readies itself to add more aircraft to its fleet.



Speaking during a signing ceremony today at the head office, Kenya Airways Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Titus Naikuni announced plans to acquire Embraer E190 aircraft before the end of the year.



The two aircraft deal marks the agreement to take delivery of the larger… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on July 5, 2010 at 9:40am — No Comments

"Africa should watch its step in South-South Cooperation"

Andualem Sisay, AfricaNews reporter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The United Nations Center for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) advised the continent to watch its step and take advantage of South-South Cooperation (SSC).



In its new report launched in Addis Ababa this afternoon, June 17, 2010, recently Africa is changing its trade partnership from the Northern states to the South, reported newbusinessethiopia.com from Addis Ababa.



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Added by Bas Vlugt on July 1, 2010 at 8:46am — No Comments

Coca-Cola invests $1bn in Africa

Ryekolal Raphie, AfricaNews reporter in Kampala, Uganda. Coca-Cola, the world's largest soft-drinks maker, hopes to invest about $1 billion in Africa starting this year.



The soft drink firm, which is one of the FIFA World Cup 2010 sponsors plans to double its annual investment in Africa to ramp up capacity, William Egbe, the president of Coca-Cola's South African unit said on the sidelines of the Fortune Global Forum.



"Over the past decade we've invested half a… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on July 1, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Africa Interactive is looking for Reporters in East Africa

To serve our fast growing portfolio of international clients - like Philips, KLM, Heineken, Starbucks, Nestlé and Nike - Africa Interactive is urgently looking for Freelance African and Non-African reporters living and working in Africa to do paid assignments.



We are looking for:



* Cameramen/women

* Video and film production…
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Added by Bas Vlugt on April 27, 2010 at 3:05pm — 2 Comments

Africa Business Communities present the Africa Management Consulting Network



Today Africa Business Communities present the Africa Management Consulting Network, a networking community for African Management Consulting Professionals and Management Consulting Professionals working in or with Africa or interested to do so.



You are more than welcome to…

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Added by Bas Vlugt on April 7, 2010 at 8:35am — No Comments

Africa Business Communities present the Africa Legal Network



Today Africa Business Communities present the Africa Legal Network, a networking community for African legal professionals



You are more than welcome to join!



Go to the Africa Legal Network…



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Added by Bas Vlugt on March 25, 2010 at 6:23pm — No Comments

Kouwenhoven and Hirman launch eVentures Africa Fund

Vincent Kouwenhoven and Brian Hirman from the Netherlands have recently launched eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund): an investment fund for digital media and e-business companies in Africa. eVA Fund will first focus on investments in the sub-Saharan African… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on January 30, 2010 at 12:45am — 2 Comments

Africa Business Communities launch the Africa India Business Network

Today Africa Business Communities launch the Africa India Business Network, a networking community open to professionals involved or interested in the Africa - India Business.



Klick here to visit the Africa India Business Network



africaindiabusiness.ning.com



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Founder East Africa Business… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on January 22, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Reminder - BiD Network presents two business plan competitions

The mission of BiD Network is to contribute to sustainable economic growth by stimulating entrepreneurship in emerging markets. BiD Network supports entrepreneurs in writing their business plans by offering them coaching and other business tools. The best entrepreneurs gain access to investors in our network. Since 2005 BiD Network has helped start over 300 businesses and has matched them with over 5 million euros from… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on January 3, 2010 at 5:18pm — 1 Comment

BiD Network presents two business plan competitions

The mission of BiD Network is to contribute to sustainable economic growth by stimulating entrepreneurship in emerging markets. BiD Network supports entrepreneurs in writing their business plans by offering them coaching and other business tools. The best entrepreneurs gain access to investors in our network. Since 2005 BiD Network has helped start over 300 businesses and has matched them with over 5 million euros from… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on November 4, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Africa Business Panel | B2B Market Research

As a valued LinkedIn group member, we invite you to join a prestigious online community.

The Africa Business Panel is open exclusively to business men and women engaged in business on the African continent.

 

As a participant in the African Business Panel, you will benefit in several ways and at the same time, you will have no obligations whatsoever. You will decide if and when you want to participate. However, the more you participate in surveys, the better your chances of benefiting from your membership.

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