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AFRICA

Lebanon-Algeria deals to boost agricultural cooperation

You may not know it, but Lebanon-Algeria's relationships are close. Both countries have a lot in common, except their size as Algeria is 228 bigger than Lebanon. Links between Beirut and Algiers...
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Why Lebanon should follow Africa’s path to Agriculture 4.0

Could digital agriculture end Africa’s food scarcity as it is projected to house nearly a population of two billion by 2050? Farms need to accelerate their productivity in an even “faster rate...
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Everything you need to know about Agriculture 4.0

Is Agriculture 4.0 the answer to future food security? Let's take a look. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N. reported that by the year of 2050, global population is likely...
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Diplomatic ties strengthens between Ethiopia and Eritrea

Diplomatic ties between Ethiopia and Eritrea have resulted in boosting of economic ties between the two former foes. For the first time in two decades, an Ethiopian ship docked in an Eritrean port on Wednesday....
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Uber’s East Africa expansion strategy

East Africa has been placed on Uber roadmap. It’s rich economy per capita is drawing Uber to invest in the country. As a result, the ride services firm is considering expanding into two East...
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No more brain drain: Sonatrach’s new leadership team

Brain drain in Alegeria is real. In order to stop and reverse the flow of talent from leaving the country, the CEO of Algeria’s Sonatrach, a state-owned oil firm, has assembled a new leadership...
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Wind farming to power bitcoin mining center in Morocco

Wind farming is set to contribute 900-megawatt to Morocco’s energy grid. Soluna, a blockchain company plans on building a 900MW wind farm in order to power a computing center in Dakhla, said John Belizaire, Soluna...
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The primary healthcare sector of Kenya needs urgent attention

Reflecting on the progress made by Kenya as a country over the past fifty five years in Kenya’s healthcare, one can go back to the time when the “President Jomo Kenyatta” first took up...
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Ignacio De La Torre on microfinance: “It is profitable and sustainable”

ByTheEast: As the founder of Financieros sin Fronteras, you have a wide angle about how foreign countries run their monetary system, about microfinance. How would you compare Spain with other Mediterranean countries? De la Torre:...
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Building waste-to-energy infrastructure in Africa

Energy hunger presides over Africa, as the World Economic Forum reports that only “24pc of sub-Saharan Africans” have electricity access, while the capacity to generate energy for the “entire African continent”, leaving only South...