Nema Etheridge for GlobalAtlanta Algeria’s market is ripe for American fast-food franchise development as it diversifies its economy away from oil and gas-based investment, according to Atlanta franchise specialist Bachir Mihoubi. Mr. Mihoubi, an Algeria-born international business attorney, led a Sept. 13 Internet videoconference where he offered his expertise on American franchise development to 13 […]
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Leigh Miller for GlobalAtlanta Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf requested that the Georgia Institute of Technology help her country to re-develop its information and communications technology infrastructure during a visit here Sept. 13. Ms. Johnson-Sirleaf, the first female president of an African country and the world’s first black female president, said that Liberia needs assistance in […]
Phil Bolton for GlobalAtlanta The University of Georgia and the government of the West African country of Mali have entered into an agreement to collaborate on livestock, poultry and fish production projects. The agreement was signed in Athens on Aug. 21 by Oumar Ibrahima TourÃ©, Mali’s minister of livestock and fisheries, and Scott Angle, dean […]
Rumbidzai Mufuka and Phil Bolton for GlobalAtlanta Visitors to the new Coca-Cola Museum, scheduled to open next summer, will learn about the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation’s HIV/AIDS initiatives and entrepreneurial programs on the continent. Established in 2001, the foundation funds and coordinates the Coca-Cola Co.’s community initiatives in Africa. According to Carole Wainaina, president of the […]
Rumbidzai Mufuka for GlobalAtlanta An Atlanta export cargo broker and supply chain consulting firm, Next Wave Agency LLC, assisted Fednav International Ltd., a Montreal-based shipping fleet, to win a U.S. government contract to transport relief food products to Africa. The U.S. Agency for International Development, under the United Nations World Food Programme, awarded the contract […]
Nema Etheridge for GlobalAtlanta Atlanta’s Museum of Design will feature contemporary home furnishings by 34 African designers who are looking for business and manufacturing partners around the world. “The idea behind the exhibition is to expose American and European manufacturers to some great innovations by African designers, who might not have been able to show […]
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is expected to sign a license agreement this week with MTS First Mobile to provide wireless analog services in the West African country, Clay Taber, MTS First Mobile’s senior vice president for business development, told GlobalFax. MTS First Mobile is owned in part by Digital Communications Ltd. (DCL), which is […]