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Nestlé's renewed plan seeks to empower coffee growing women in Western and Central Kenya
May 26, 2019

Nestlé has unveiled a plan to spend an extra Sh23million to empower coffee growing households in Western and Central regions of Kenya in a renewed – Coffee by Women in Kenya.

The funds will finance the third phase of the Nescafé Plan programme which has been launched to offer training and technical support to over 18,000 coffee farmers for the next three years.

“The renewal of the Nescafé Plan follows the successes made in our earlier two phases where we invested over Sh70million. On average, the Farmers’ Co-operative Societies recorded a 12 per cent rise in coffee production while the quantity of coffee produced per tree by farmers who partially adopted the good agricultural practices increased from 2.5Kgs per tree to up-to 7Kgs per tree between 2011 and 2018,” said Mr. Njeru Ng’entu, Managing Director of Nestle East Africa. “Those who fully adopted the good agricultural practices recorded a 300% productivity growth from 2.5kg per tree at inception to 13kg per tree,” he added.

'In this third phase"...

May 26, 2019

ALGIERS – Algeria significantly contributes to the development of energy in Algeria, particularly in terms of exchange of experiences, Ambassador Namira Najm, legal adviser to the African Union (AU) told a news conference in Nairobi.


May 22, 2019

ALGIERS- Algeria’s port activity increased by 7% in the 1st quarter of 2019, compared to the 1st quarter of the previous year, Serport Group told APS on Monday.

The volume of goods handled (import / export) by the 10 Algerian ports"...

May 26, 2019

Five hotels from 3 to 5 stars are expected to be built in the country in the next few years by the international hotel chain Radisson Hotel Group, its developer in Erwan Garnier has said.

On the sidelines of the World Tourism Forum (WTF), opened by the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, the official stressed that Angola is included in a group of eight priority countries, in which"...

May 26, 2019
(AETOS Wire) -- Nanopharmaceutics promises ground-breaking innovation in the development of medicines: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190526005014/en/ The Vifor Pharma Group is endowing two professorships for Nanopharmaceutical and Regulatory Science at the University of Basel The commitment by Vifor Pharma and the University of Basel is aimed at ensuring Switzerland has the specialist knowledge and equipment needed to compete globally in this important emerging area of life sciences With this decision, Vifor Pharma is demonstrating its commitment to Switzerland as a world-leading location for pharmaceutical research and development Nanomedicines are playing an increasingly important role in the development of innovative new medications.......

May 25, 2019
For the Computex 2019 show, The Posiflex Group is featuring leading solution technology from the family of brands as a fully Serviced IoT Ecosystem. Solution end points include: Connected Modular Kiosks, POS Terminals, and Digital Signage solutions from Posiflex and KIOSK Information Systems Smart Medical Displays with gesture controls from Portwell Connected Gaming Solutions with Player Tracking Technology from Portwell subsidiary, Ganlot The booth display is based on common field service endpoints represented in a European Manor Destination Resort setting. Field solutions for an array of vertical market applications include QSR ordering, cinema ticketing, fashion retail customer loyalty, interactive signage, hotel / medical center check-in and bill pay, as well as casino gaming technology. This year, in addition to their renowned POS product suite, Posiflex will be featuring newly introduced Modular Kiosk platforms (co-designed by KIOSK and Posiflex), which are configure-to-order......

May 25, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- In continuation of its ongoing sustainability efforts, Bacardi Limited is proud to announce the recipients of its 5th annual Bacardi Limited Good Spirited Awards. Launched in 2014, the awards recognize the employees, teams and facilities across the company’s global network that developed the best environmental programs across five different categories: Production Facility, Brand Innovation, Sustainable"...

May 24, 2019

The International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) has published Responsible AI: A Global Policy Framework, a new book that provides an in-depth review and eight discussion principles that address some of the hottest technology and moral issues of responsible development, deployment and use of artificial intelligence.

Written by a multi-disciplinary group of 54 technology law experts, industry representatives"...

May 24, 2019

Claritas Tax Limited, a Birmingham, United Kingdom-based collaborating firm of Andersen Global, has opened a new office location in Deansgate, Manchester city center. This means that Andersen Global now has a presence in six locations in the UK through its member firms and collaborating firms.

“Now more than ever, it’s important that businesses have easy access to quality advice in the UK’s"...