Business and Finance

Business & Finance

WILDLIFE SERVICE BEGINS KENYA WILDLIFE AERIAL COUNT

NAIROBI, The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) will be spearheading an aerial survey of Elephants, Buffaloes, Grevy's Zebras and Giraffe in the greater northern landscape of Kenya.

This is in collaboration with other wildlife conservation and management stakeholders.

The exercise will …

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Seaborn Networks and IOX Cable Ltd to Provide First Subsea Route Between U.S. and India via Brazil and South Africa

Strategic Alliance of Seaborn’s Seabras-1 + SABR + IOX to connect three BRICS countries and Mauritius to the U.S.

BOSTON and MAURITIUS, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborn Networks (“Seaborn”) and IOX Cable Ltd (“IOX”) announced today they have entered …

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US Envoy Haley’s Blunt Diplomacy Targets South Sudan, Congo

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/KITCHANGA, DRC In a mountainous camp for displaced Congolese, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley wrapped her arm around an inconsolable woman who recounted being raped twice.

"It only makes me more passionate, it makes me …

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Governance

Calm Prevails in Zimbabwe; Mugabe Urged to Go Peacefully

HARARE, ZIMBABWE Zimbabweans faced another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country's political turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule.

Mugabe has been in military custody, reportedly with his wife, and there was …

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ECA’s Denton urges Africa to enhance uptake and use of Climate Information Services

African countries should fully integrate Climate Information Services (CIS) into their policies, plans, programmes and practice, says Ms. Fatima Denton, Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) Special Initiatives Division Director.

Speaking during the opening session of a workshop to mark Climate …

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Speakers Critical of Criteria for Graduation to Middle-Income Status, as Second Committee Takes Up Globalization, Interdependence

Middle-income countries had initially reaped globalization's benefits, but were now suffering from the so-called megatrends of labour market shifts, rapid technological advances and climate change, speakers said today as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) took up globalization and interdependence.…

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General

General

Zimbabwe Tension Simmers, on Both Sides of Border

JOHANNESBURG Amid crisis in Zimbabwe's capital, there is also a flurry of activity in neighboring South Africa. The nation is home to a large Zimbabwean diaspora and in recent weeks, prominent figures who supported the military takeover have cycled through …

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Foton Motor signs MOU with TDG to identify smart city solutions, during President Donald Trump’s first visit to China

BEIJING, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On November 8-10, 2017, US President Trump took a delegation of nearly 30 CEOs from major American companies to make three-day state visit to China. In this period, US and China had in-depth talks …

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Le programme de formation spécialisé de CMPort atteint son paroxysme lors d’une cérémonie de clôture émouvante

SHENZHEN, Chine, 14 novembre 2017 /PRNewswire/ — La cérémonie de clôture de C Blue 2017, un programme de formation social organisé en collaboration par China Merchants Port Holdings Company Ltd. (« CMPort ») et Shenzhen Polytechnic, s’est tenue au CMPort …

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

Treatments Commence at Two Algerian Hospitals Equipped with Modern Varian Radiotherapy Systems

ALGIERS, Algeria, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cancer patients in Algeria now have access to modern radiotherapy care with the commencement of treatments at two of six public hospitals currently being equipped by Varian (NYSE: VAR), the world leader in …

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L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals Establishes its First Subsidiary in Rwanda

L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd. to focus on establishing Kigali as a biotechnology hub in Africa

VALLEY FORGE, Pennsylvania, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, a global pharmaceutical company located in the historic area of Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, USA,

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Mediwell Holdings Engages Palewater Advisory Group as It Seeks Growth Alternatives

NEW YORK, June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mediwell Holdings (Pty) Ltd a Johannesburg-based Healthcare services Company, announced today that it has entered into an advisory agreement (the “Advisory Agreement“) with Palewater Advisory Group, Inc. (“PAG“)

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Sports

Sports

College Students Unite to Bring Relief to Refugees

FAIRFAX , VIRGINIA George Mason University students streamed into a room in the campus' community building in Fairfax, Virginia, one day last week to pack rice and beans. These meals, 40,000 of them, were bound for refugee families in the …

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Bronkhorspruit Public Hearings on Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill

The Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform will tomorrow hold public hearings on the Communal Property Associations (CPA) Amendment Bill [B12-2017] in Bronkhorspruit, Gauteng. The hearings are to afford all interested stakeholders an opportunity to make their contributions …

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Bronkhorspruit Public Hearings on Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill

The Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform will tomorrow hold public hearings on the Communal Property Associations (CPA) Amendment Bill [B12-2017] in Bronkhorspruit, Gauteng. The hearings are to afford all interested stakeholders an opportunity to make their contributions …

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Technology

Technology

Seaborn Networks livre des itinéraires SeaSpeed ULL entre les centres de données des centraux du Brésil et des États-Unis

SeaSpeed fournit le seul itinéraire à très faible latence de 1400 Federal NJ à B3 São Paulo

BOSTON, 10 novembre 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborn Networks (« Seaborn »), un important développeur, propriétaire et exploitant de systèmes de câbles à fibre

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Seaborn Networks delivers SeaSpeed ULL routes between Brazil and U.S. exchange data centers

SeaSpeed provides the only ultra-low latency route from 1400 Federal NJ to B3 São P a ulo

BOSTON, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborn Networks (“Seaborn”), a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, announced today it has delivered

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INCENTIVES FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S TOURISM INDUSTRY TO GO GREEN

PRETORIA, The Department of Tourism has introduced an incentive programme to encourage privately-owned tourism enterprises in South Africa to move towards cleaner energy sources and more energy-efficient operations.

The Green Tourism Incentive Programme (GTIP), being implemented in collaboration with the …

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