Africa Global Business Forum 2015 commences in Dubai

The 2015 AGBF commences in Dubai, hosting more than 40 African, UAE and Arab leaders

IRENA makes new funds available for renewable energy projects

International Renewable Energy Agency makes funds available for new clean energy projects in developing nations

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IMF seeks greater integration with Islamic finance

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