Business and Finance

Business & Finance

High-Level Elephant Anti-Poaching Summit Convenes in Kenya

NANYUKI, KENYA – At a lodge beneath the shadows of Mount Kenya, the presidents of Kenya, Botswana, Gabon and Uganda, as well as conservationists, business people, tourism operators and global philanthropists, met to discuss a problem devastating count…

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High-Level Elephant Anti-Poaching Summit Convenes in Kenya

NANYUKI, KENYA – At a lodge beneath the shadows of Mount Kenya, the presidents of Kenya, Botswana, Gabon and Uganda, as well as conservationists, business people, tourism operators and global philanthropists, met to discuss a problem devastating count…

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Botswana: Tsabong Hospital to Benefit From Economic Stimulus Package

Omaweneno – The Minister of Health, Ms Dorcas Makgato says Tsabong Primary Hospital will get a facelift from the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) programme.Ms Makgatho informed Omaweneno residents during a kgotla meeting addressed by President Lt Gen. D…

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Governance

Botswana: Foundation Awards Graduates

Gaborone – Nineteen students have been awarded scholarships to pursue masters degree programmes in different disciplines at the University of Botswana (UB) in the 2015/ 2016 academic year.Speaking at the UB Foundation scholarship award ceremony on Wedn…

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Botswana: Knowledge Based Economy Sustainable Investment

Ramotswa – For the country to realise meaningful development, it needs skilled personnel who can compete with the world’s best, Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fedelis Molao has said.Addressing a kgotla meeting in Ramotswa on…

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Botswana: Rugby Team Readies for Tunisia

Gaborone – Botswana rugby B team, which is a feeder for the senior national team, left the country midweek for a friendly test match against Lesotho in Maseru.Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) secretary Ernest Mantsi noted that the match billed for tomorrow, …

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General

General

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

Reise 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, 30 avril 2016 /PRNewswire/ — L’association des Correspondants de presse des Nations Unies (UNCA) invite les médias du monde entier — presse écrite, télévisuelle […]

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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, April 30, 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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“The Coexist Initiative,” Based In Kenya, Receives Fourth Prize At The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Coexist Initiative from Kenya received the 4th prize at this year’s Intercultural Innovation Award (IIA) Ceremony for their “Girls Education Promotion Program.” “Any girl who is able to finish school is a reward to the world,” says Wanjala Wafula, founder and CEO of the Coexist Initiative. “We […]

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

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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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

Botswana: Omang Key to Access Government Programmes

Mokubilo – Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu, has advised residents of Makgaba settlement to register for identity cards in order to enjoy government programmes.Mr Batshu was speaking during a visit to the area to address issues rela…

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Botswana: Slow Implementation Hurts Govt Efforts

Ramotswa – The slow implementation of government projects is hurting efforts to uplift the livelihoods of benefaciaries.”‘Therefore, the Presidential Inspectorate Task Team (PITT) hopes to unlock some of the stumbling blocks to projects implementation …

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Botswana: Olopeng Recognises Performing Employees

Gaborone – The Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC) has moved Botswana forward in terms of achieving national objectives and aspirations set out in Vision 2016.Speaking at MYSC excellence awards ceremony, Mr Olopeng said he had set high standard…

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Technology

Technology

BearingPoint Spin-Off Elevence Joins Forces With Digital Asset Holdings

Management and Technology Consultancy BearingPoint Transfers Blockchain Technology to Digital Asset Holdings AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS–(Marketwired – Apr 27, 2016) –  As part of its Ventures activities, management and technology consultancy BearingPoint recently entered into a transaction with Digital Asset Holdings (Digital Asset), a developer of distributed ledger technology for the financial services industry, whereby BearingPoint transferred […]

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Botswana: Statement By DCEC On Recent Investigations Into BMC

Gaborone – With reference to the above, the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) finds it necessary to refute as false allegations that it failed to carry out an investigation into alleged corrupt practices at the Botswana Meat Commissio…

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Botswana: Statement By DCEC On Recent Investigations Into BMC

Gaborone – With reference to the above, the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) finds it necessary to refute as false allegations that it failed to carry out an investigation into alleged corrupt practices at the Botswana Meat Commissio…

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