Business and Finance

Business & Finance

Congressman Says Africa Next ‘Hot Spot’ for Islamic State

The chair of the House Homeland Security Committee says Africa will be the next "hot spot" for Islamic extremism, amid growing concern about Islamic State migration and recruitment after U.S.-led forces in Iraq and Syria reclaimed the group's so-called caliphate …

Continue Reading

Congressman Says Africa Next ‘Hot Spot’ for Islamic State

The chair of the House Homeland Security Committee says Africa will be the next "hot spot" for Islamic extremism, amid growing concern about Islamic State migration and recruitment after U.S.-led forces in Iraq and Syria reclaimed the group's so-called caliphate …

Continue Reading

Economic and Social Council Fills Vacancies in 8 Subsidiary Bodies, Postpones Election of Several Candidates

The Economic and Social Council met today to fill regular and outstanding vacancies in eight of its subsidiary bodies.

Filling vacancies for the Commission on Population and Development, the Council elected by acclamation Germany and the Netherlands, both for a …

Continue Reading

Governance

Governance

Deputy Minister of Communications gives early Christmas to the Community of Duncan Village in East London

The community of Duncan Village in the East London and boxing enthusiasts will receive an early Christmas of fully equipped boxing gym from Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala. The donation from the Deputy Minister comes after her visit to …

Continue Reading

Burning Chilies Drive Elephants Away from African Farmers’ Crops

ROME Burning bricks made of dry chili, dung and water could stop endangered elephants raiding crops in Africa and Asia, reducing conflicts with farmers trying to secure harvests to feed their families, experts said Wednesday.

Resin from crushed dry chilies …

Continue Reading

Botswana Leader Tells VOA Mugabe Departure ‘Long Overdue’

Botswana's President Seretse Khama Ian Khama was the first African head of state to call on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down during the recent crisis in that country. Prior to Mugabe's resignation, the Botswana leader said Zimbabweans have …

Continue Reading

General

General

Women Leaders at African Bicycle Contribution Foundation’s Panel Discuss the Need to Have a “Seat at the Table.”

Key themes: Women Should do better at mentoring younger women and using their social capital, but they also control $14 Trillion of U.S. Wealth

Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As part of its recent Three-City U.S.Tour, which …

Continue Reading

Resolutions Promoting Moderation, Establishing International Day of Living Together in Peace Adopted by General Assembly

Delegates Say Texts Critical Considering Intensifying Violent Extremism around Globe, Jerusalem Capital Issue

The General Assembly adopted a consensus resolution today declaring 16 May as the International Day of Living Together in Peace, while a second text � titled Moderation …

Continue Reading

AFRICAN UNION DEEPLY CONCERNED OVER TRUMP’S DECISION ON JERUSALEM

ADDIS ABABA, The African Union (AU) has affirmed that the decision of the United States government to recognize Al Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel will only increase tensions in the region and make it difficult to reach a …

Continue Reading

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 …

Continue Reading

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,

Continue Reading

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“)

Continue Reading

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 …

Continue Reading

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 …

Continue Reading

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 …

Continue Reading

Technology

Technology

First Tracker Designed for Bifacial Module & Certified by CPP, SkySmart Made its Debut in Global Market

SHANGHAI, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Due to its high energy yield advantage, bifacial modules are becoming widely accepted by the solar PV market. Responding to the trend, Arctech Solar recently launched its innovative SkySmart tracking system. SkySmart is the

Continue Reading

BOTSWANA DENIES ALLEGED DEPORTING OF ZIMBABWE’S FORMER VP

GABORONE, Botswana has dismissed reports that Zimbabwe's former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko was deported from the country.

Mphoko has sort sanctuary in Botswana after Zimbabwe's military took over power from former president Mugabe.

"In the context of media reports, speculation …

Continue Reading

Internet PCS Inc. (BVI) and UnitedCorp Announce the Launch of a New Blockchain Cryptographic Token Called the GIGA

TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS / ACCESSWIRE / November 29, 2017 / BVI-based Internet PCS Inc. (“iPCS”) and Miami-based United American Corp. (“UnitedCorp”), (OTC PINK: UAMA) announced today the release of a smart contract for its new cryptographic Ethereum-based token called …

Continue Reading