Matthew Hornshaw recently met with members of the Equatorial Guinea High Commission to discuss potential business partnerships. Mr Balinga Ballingha Alene Ben Djibril, First Secretary and Mr Simeon Edjang Mangue, Counsellor in charge of Trade held meetings at MGH partner Hallmark Solicitors as part of the country's mission to develop and become one of Africa's most forward thinking countries by 2020.
The West African country, and former Spanish colony, has become one of sub-Saharan Africa's biggest oil producers and in 2004 was said to have the world's fastest growing economy. In 2007 President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, launched Horizon 2020 with 5 main aims:
With investment and capacity building focusing on infrastructure, energy, telecommunications, transport, tourism, education and health, Matthew entered into discussions relating to education reforms of the HE sector within Equatorial Guinea. At present only one university exists, the National University of Equatorial Guinea, but the imminent opening of another institution will cater for input to the country's capacity building plans. MGH Educonsult has been asked to work on a plan for alignment of HE provision to fit within an international environment and to work with Equatorial Guinea on international links and partnerships.
DATE CHANGE: Is Africa set to become the 21st century Asia for international education? In a data driven and interactive day conference, we have an event that explores the traditional student recruitment models but also provides an insight into student mobility, partnerships & TNE in the continent. 30/3/17 in Manchester, details here
WITH THE U.A.E. AVIATION INDUSTRY TO CONTRIBUTE $53b BY 2020, AWARD WINNING LILA LIVERPOOL ARE OFFERING EXCELLENT ENGLISH FOR AVIATION PROGRAMMES IN DUBAI, WITH NEXT INTAKE FEB 17! - GET DETAILS HERE
MGH ENTERS INTO PARTNERSHIP TO SET UP & DEVELOP FOOTBALL ACADEMY IN GHANA - READ MORE HERE
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