Business and Finance

Business & Finance

NEW LEASE ON LIFE FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S ANTI-CORRUPTION FORUM

PRETORIA, The revival of the National Anti-Corruption Forum (NACF) will enable South Africa to develop new strategies to fight the scourge of corruption, says Public Service and Administration Deputy Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba.

Corruption is a cancer that eats the fibre …

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General Motors Restructures International Markets to Strengthen Global Business Performance

SINGAPORE, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

  • GM India to focus on export manufacturing
  • Isuzu Motors to purchase GM South Africa light commercial vehicle manufacturing operations
  • Chevrolet to be phased out of Indian and South African markets

General Motors (NYSE: GM) …

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YPO Global Pulse: Economic confidence across Africa subdued in first quarter of 2017

Economic sentiment in South Africa declines to seven-year low

JOHANNESBURG, 9 May 2017 YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organisation in the world, reported today that confidence among business leaders in Africa remained relatively unchanged in the first …

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Governance

Transcript of President Trump’s Speech in Riyadh

I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today's summit. I am honored to be received by such gracious hosts. I have always heard about the splendor of your …

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Assistant Foreign Minister Qian Hongshan Meets with Deputy Chairperson of the AU Commission Kwesi Quartey

On May 15, 2017, Assistant Foreign Minister Qian Hongshan met with the delegation led by Deputy Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Kwesi Quartey, who was in China for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. Both sides …

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ICD and JSC Asia Alliance Bank Cooperate to Finance SMEs in Uzbekistan

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICDrdquo;) (www.ICD-ps.org), the private sector arm of IDB Group, and JSC Asia Alliance Bankrdquo; (www.AAB.uz) have entered into a Joint Strategic Collaboration to finance SMEs in Uzbekistan. The signing ceremony …

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General

General

XuetangX and Lagos University Launch Online Education Platform

BEIJING, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — During the celebration of the “International Engineering Education Forum” Dr. Nie Fenghua, the Deputy Director of the China Ministry of Education Online Education Research Center, and the Chairman of XuetangX, together with Prof. Funso …

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Malnutrition and disease ravage the settlements around Kalemie

Displaced people living in the settlements around the city of Kaleacute;mie in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have limited access to healthcare and face alarming shortages of food, water and shelter, said international medical humanitarian organisation Meacute;decins Sans Frontiegrave;res (MSF) …

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GHANAIAN PRESIDENT CONTINUES WEST AFRICA TOUR WITH VISIT TO SIERRA LEONE

ACCRA, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana left here Wednesday for Freetown for a one-day visit to Sierra Leone as part of his official working visits to fellow member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).…

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

Collaborative Global Effort to Advance Blood Safety Moves Forward Across Ghana

LAKEWOOD, Colorado, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, announced today the implementation of the Mirasol® Pathogen Reduction Technology (PRT) System for Whole Blood (WB) in Accra and

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Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Honored for Pioneering Global Health Work with First-ever Golisano Global Health Leadership Award

Honoree Announced at Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria

SCHLADMING, Austria, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Golisano Foundation and Special Olympics, the largest public health organization for people with intellectual disabilities (ID), honored the Korea International Cooperation Agency …

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Jhpiego Reaches Two Million Men and Youth with Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention

BALTIMORE, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — More than 2 million men and youth across sub-Saharan Africa have reduced their lifetime risk of HIV infection by accessing Jhpiego-supported voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services. This milestone represents more than 15 percent …

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Sports

Sports

GHANA HOSTING AFRICAN AUDITORS MEETING

ACCRA, Ghana is hosting the 4th Annual Conference of the African Federation of Institutes of Internal Auditors (AFIIA), the regional body of the Global Institute of Internal Auditors, this week to deliberate on risk management and corporate governance.

The four-day …

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Hisense devient sponsor officiel de la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Russie 2018(TM)

BEIJING, 6 avril 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lors d’une conférence de presse commune avec la FIFA du 6 avril 2017, Hisense a annoncé son statut de sponsor officiel de la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA 2018, devenant ainsi la première …

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Hisense Becomes Official Sponsor of 2018 FIFA World Cup(TM)

BEIJING, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On April 6th 2017, in a joint press conference held with FIFA, Hisense announced its status as an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, becoming the first-ever Chinese consumer electronics brand …

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Technology

Technology

Leading Chinese Social Platform QQ Launches QQ X Project, Recruiting Earth Explorers Worldwide

BEIJING, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — QQ, the instant messaging service owned and operated by leading Chinese internet firm Tencent Holdings, announced the QQ X Project on May 22, 2017. With the project, QQ will recruit the Earth Explorers worldwide …

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PRETORIA, WINDHOEK WORKING ON BOOSTING BILATERAL TRADE, SAYS SOUTH AFRICAN FM

WINDHOEK, South African Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says her country and Namibia are working on enhancing bilateral trade.

Nkoana-Mashabane, visiting Namibia in her capacity as Special Envoy of President Jacob Zuma, delivered a message to President …

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Trans-Africa Security: Combating Illicit Trafficking and Organized Crime in Africa

Good morning.

It is an honor to join you today at this year's Senior Leaders Seminar hosted by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS). Let me first thank ACSS for their leadership over the years in fostering critical partnerships …

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