Harry and Meghan could ‘move to Africa’ after birth of royal baby

London (CNN)Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, could be planning to move to Africa after the upcoming birth of their first child, according to reports in British newspaper The Sunday Times.

The royal couple could move abroad for two or three years as part of a major international role being devised by the royal family’s courtiers, the paper reports, with Africa raised as a potential destination. Read more ...

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The secrets to managing overseas postings for modern families? Start with the spouse

 

Skilled professionals are increasingly likely to have an equally skilled partner at home. This makes it harder for companies to fill overseas positions when the move affects two professional careers.

Multinational corporations are starting to recognise and try to understand the complexities of managing talent globally. Read more ...

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Kaspersky Lab opens new office in Kigali to boost presence in East Africa

In order to support the expansion of its business in East Africa, Kaspersky Lab announces the opening of a newly relocated office in Kigali, Rwanda.

The Kigali office will provide more office space for the growing global cybersecurity company as well as closer proximity to new partners for better collaboration.

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Veolia wins pump station contract in East Rand

Veolia Water Technologies South Africa is to design, manufacture, supply, deliver, install, commission and put into service a new pump station in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni.

The pump station, which will become ‘Engine Room 3’ at the Boksburg plant, will supplement the existing pumping station’s water capacity by approximately 600 ML/day, increasing the plant’s daily capacity to 1100 ML. Read more ...

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Development of Canon business in Morocco

Yuichi Ishizuka, President and CEO of Canon Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) (www.Canon-CNA.com), a global provider of imaging technologies and services, visited Morocco as part of a regional tour of Africa.

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Global companies are tapping into African fresh IT industry

For two years, a quiet technological revolution has been underway in a busy second-floor office block in the heart of Ethiopia’s rapidly developing capital Addis Ababa.

This revolution has seen home-grown Ethiopian software developers outsourced to companies ranging from startups in New York to French multinationals in Senegal – not to mention flagship Ethiopian businesses just around the corner. Read more ...

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ATTPA AFRICA: Marriott International accelerates expansion in Africa

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Marriott International today announced it expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019.  Underpinning a strong demand for its diverse brands, the new additions are in line with the company’s expansion plans to add more than 100 new properties and nearly 26,000 rooms across the region by the end of 2023.  Read more ...

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A comprehensive guide to relocate or visit Rwanda

 

Rwanda should be at the top of every traveler’s bucket list, as it has tons to offer: a chance to see gorillas in the wild, safe and clean cities, bustling markets, spectacular landscapes, and volcanic hiking trails. Unfortunately, however, a lot of people still associate this beautiful and progressive country with the genocide that was committed to the Tutsis in 1994.

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How Africa’s Luxury Brands are Redefining its Creative Heritage

Luxury Connect Africa hosted eight of the continent’s most prestigious brands with the aim to leverage innovation in the luxury industry, redefine African heritage and transform the economic and social landscape of Africa.

Wakanda: A Hint of Africa

This month, when Marvel’s Black Panther hits the big screen, you would meet the super-villain M’baku. Read more ...

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Rwandans and Tanzanians hand in hand for joint tourism marketing

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their latest efforts to offer the tourists expansive adventure space.

The Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) and Rwanda Tours and Travel Association (RTTA) are behind the deal that was sealed recently to encourage tourists to spend more nights and money within the two East African partner states. Read more ...

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Talk with Insider/investor; David Bensusan: Africa should be producing Advanced Hardware

Speaking frankly and positively about the reality of doing business in Rwanda, David Bensusan, CEO of Minerals Supply Africa (MSA) discusses regional integration, the need for value addition to Rwanda’s raw mineral wealth, the high international interest rates holding back Africa’s progress, and the real potential Rwanda holds for investors. Read more ...

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