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Cheryle Jackson to Lead AAR’s African Operations; David Storch Comments

Cheryle Jackson, vice president of government affairs and corporate development at AAR, has been named president of the Wood Dale, Illinois-based aerospace and defense contractor’s business unit in Africa. AAR said Tuesday she will be responsible for helping grow the company’s aviation maintenance and supply chain operations across the African continent. Jackson and her team …

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A.T. Kearney to Partner with African University on Lecture Series

A.T. Kearney is inviting 50 MBA and doctorate students in Ethiopia to participate in lectures regarding the country’s business potential and opportunities. Students from Addis Ababa University will be exposed to issues regarding current and future global business trends, A.T. Kearney announced Monday. The lectures will be content-based with some …

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IBM Initiatives Target Next-Gen IT Workforce in Africa

IBM has launched several information technology programs in Africa to build a workforce with next-generation IT knowledge and skills and contribute to the continent’s economic development and growth, IBM said Thursday.  “Leaders in business, education and government agree that enabling the existing and future workforce to perform at the cutting edge …

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Microsoft to Help Run African Youth Skills Program; Mteto Nyati Comments

Microsoft has partnered with African business incubators in a move aimed at helping developers and startup businesses in the region expand their skills, Capital FM reported Friday. Ken Macaria writes Microsoft will collaborate with Nigeria-based CcHUB, Tanzania-based DTBi and the AfriLabs network to help startups and developer communities access skills development programs, …

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Nicholas Nesbitt Joins IBM East Africa as Country General Manager

Nicholas Nesbitt has been named IBM East Africa country general manager, in charge of the company’s operations and planned expansion in the region, All Africa reports Thursday. He succeeds Anthony Mwai, who will be promoted to serve another role in IBM’s operations in South Africa. Prior to joining IBM, Nesbitt …

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11-Year SAP Vet Stavit Navon Named a Managing Director

SAP AG has appointed Stavit Navon, chief operating officer for SAP Israel, to succeed Miki Migdal as managing director for SAP Israel, Globes reports. Navon will replace Miki Migdal will move into a co-managing director position of SAP’s Accenture unit in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Migdal became …

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