Business and Finance

Business & Finance

Botswana: BMD Boils Over

Political manoeuvering inside the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) could best be defined like the sophistry of a chess game. Just when one faction was moving for a checkmate supposedly armed with endorsement to go for a special congress, the other…

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Botswana: BMD Boils Over

Political manoeuvering inside the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) could best be defined like the sophistry of a chess game. Just when one faction was moving for a checkmate supposedly armed with endorsement to go for a special congress, the other…

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WEST AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS URGED TO DEMONSTRATE PRUDENT TAX MANAGEMENT

Ghana’s Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has urged governments in the West Africa sub-region, to demonstrate prudent management of tax revenue to encourage regular and repeated tax compliance.In his speech at a training workshop for tax professionals fr…

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Governance

Botswana: Mabeo Acknowledges Train Service Challenges

At the commencement of the passenger train service, various challenges were experienced on the new coaches.The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo, said this when responding to a question in Parliament from Francistown East MP, …

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Botswana: Mabeo Acknowledges Train Service Challenges

At the commencement of the passenger train service, various challenges were experienced on the new coaches.The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo, said this when responding to a question in Parliament from Francistown East MP, …

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Botswana: UB Pays Tribute to Sir Ketumile

Former president Sir Ketumile Masire is one of the pioneering national figures that contributed ideas to the University of Botswana (UB) from its formative years in the decade after independence, to being the modern institution it is today.These sentim…

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General

General

John Snow Inc. (JSI) Selected to Manage Grants For New DREAMS-Innovation Challenge Fund

An ambitious US Department of State initiative, the DREAMS-Innovation Challenge aims to dramatically reduce new HIV infections among adolescent girls and women in 10 sub-Saharan countries. BOSTON, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — John Snow, Inc. (JSI) has been selected as funds manager for the DREAMS Innovation Challenge (DREAMS-IC). JSI will oversee awards to more than 50 organizations […]

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Prix UNCA 2016 Concours de la Meilleure Couverture Mediatique de l’ONU et de ses Agences

Remise des prix le vendredi 16 décembre 2016 à New York au Gala de l’UNCA sous la présidence d’honneur du Secrétaire général Ban Ki-moon, au restaurant Cipriani Wall Street, New York NEW YORK, 24 août 2016 /PRNewswire/ — L’association des Correspondants de presse des Nations Unies (UNCA) invite les médias du monde entier — presse écrite, […]

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2016 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards For Best Journalistic Coverage Of The United Nations And U.N. Agencies

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT GALA EVENT BY THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16th 2016 AT CIPRIANI WALL STREET, NEW YORK. NEW YORK, Aug 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 21st annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) […]

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

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 of the World Health Organization-estimated 11.7 million VMMCs performed worldwide. Jhpiego, a nonprofit global health […]

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Johnson & Johnson lance un appel aux idées innovantes afin de réduire les infections au VIH en Afrique subsaharienne

Les partenaires DREAMS annoncent un défi de l’innovation de 85 millions $ axé sur les solutions pour les adolescentes et les jeunes femmes NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, le 18 février 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Aujourd’hui, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE : JNJ) a lancé un appel pour des idées innovantes dans le cadre du défi de l’innovation DREAMS qui est soutenu […]

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New Malaria Test, illumigene® Malaria, Sets a New Gold Standard for Diagnosis

Meridian Bioscience Collaborates With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar to Launch Diagnostic Test up to 80,000 Times More Sensitive Than Current Options CINCINNATI, Jan. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) today announced that it has received the CE Mark for illumigene® Malaria, a novel, highly […]

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Sports

Sports

Security Council press statement on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the killing of at least 50 civilians on 13 August in the area of Rwangoma village, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), by suspected members of the Allie…

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Technology

Technology

Veep commends GAFCSC for shaping military

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has commended the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) for helping to shape the career of the military.He said the quality of training the college provides to its students has enabled them to excel i…

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Botswana: Close Bogus Universities

The debate on the deteriorating quality of education in Botswana took a new turn last week when academics condemned the proliferation of many private “universities”, which currently stand at seven serving a population of approximately two million peopl…

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COACH SAYS SOUTH AFRICA FOOTBALL TEAM PREPARING FOR 2022 WORLD CUP

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says the South African football team has been hard at work preparing for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.Mashaba made this bold statement after trimming the Ke Yona squad of emeging football talent from 23 to the final 18 man…

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