JIJEL (Algeria)- South Africa’s Ambassador to Algeria, Dlomo Dennis, said on Tuesday in Jijel that the partnership opportunities are "promising" between Algeria and his country in several sectors.

 

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On the 2nd of February 2017, the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with the Embassy of Algeria,  co-hosted a review of the very successful AFRICAN INVESTMENT AND BUSINESS FORUM held in Algiers from 3 to 5 December 2016

This international forum was attended by over a hundred business people from South Africa and nearly 1,000 from other African countries.

Algeria is in the process of converting from an oil-and-gas based economy to a mixed economy including manufacturing, automotive production/assembly (including components), agribusiness, mining, energy (renewable/solar), tourism, etc. The post-review aimed at highlighting and further exploring new business opportunities created by this transformation for the various South African industrial sectors.

ALGIERS- Algeria will organize a cultural week in South Africa in the "coming months," announced Minister of Culture, Azzedine Mihoubi, following his meeting with South African Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Rejoice Mabudafhasi, as quoted by Culture Ministry communiqué on Wednesday.

The communiqué who has not given details about when the Algerian cultural week would be held in South Africa said that Azzedine Mihoubi proposed that this country be the 22nd International Book Fair of Algiers' guest of honour.

The Minister of Culture's meeting with the South African Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture was part of South Africa's cultural week in Algeria and was an opportunity to examine the bilateral relations, dubbed "excellent."

The two ministers reiterated the need to consolidate cultural relations between the two countries and raise them to the level of the political and economic relations.

South Africa's cultural week in Algeria continues until March 4 in Algiers, Boumerdes, Bouira and Tipaza.

 

Thursday, 02 March 2017 11:13

ALGIERS - Energy Minister, Noureddine Boutarfa and South Africa ambassador to Algiers Dennis Dlomo on Thursday examined the relations between the two countries, notably in the field of energy and renewable energies, said a ministry communiqué.

During his meeting with South Africa's ambassador, Boutarfa insisted on the "need for the two countries to work together to boost beneficial partnerships in the field of hydrocarbons and the renewable energies, in particular," said the same source.

In this regard, the minister called for "intensifying consultations to achieve together wealth-generating project, in which the African skills can work in the benefit of the continent," said the communiqué, adding that "Africa's development and future are priority for both countries."

The two officials said that experts would be designated in order to "identify concrete projects to be materialized as soon as possible."

Besides, workshops will be organized to enable companies and investors from both countries to "better spot business opportunities and to increase the Algerian- South African cooperation on Africa's structuring projects."

 

Thursday, 02 March 2017 14:25

ALGIERS- South African band "Marimba Vibrations" gave Sunday night in Algiers a concert of traditional dances and songs.

Organized at the Ibn-Zeydoun Theatre as part of the South African cultural week in Algeria, the show was an opportunity for the Algerian public to discover the "Marimba", an African percussion musical instrument, very widespread in Latin America.

Composed of six members including two dancers, the band has performed several songs, accompanied by traditional dances, including "Pata Pata", a hit of the South African ethno-jazz singer Mariam Makeba, in addition to songs like "Wedding" or "Malaika."

Founded in 2010, "Marimba Vibrations" is interested in traditional African music and jazz. The band evokes in its songs youth and the trials of life in general.

Inaugurated on Friday, the cultural week of South Africa in Algeria continues until March 4 in Algiers, Bouira, Tipaza and Boumerdès.

 

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