Business and Finance

Business & Finance

VOA Interview: Mother of Boko Haram Leader Speaks Out

Driving west from the city of Maiduguri, Nigeria, the roads get narrower as the towns get smaller. Along the road lie bullet-ridden buildings and security check points as vigilante members patrol gates, all signs of a region where people are …

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VOA Interview: Mother of Boko Haram Leader Speaks Out

Driving west from the city of Maiduguri, Nigeria, the roads get narrower as the towns get smaller. Along the road lie bullet-ridden buildings and security check points as vigilante members patrol gates, all signs of a region where people are …

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South Sudan’s Kiir, Machar to Meet in Addis Ababa

South Sudan's president and rebel leader will meet June 20 in Addis Ababa for face-to-face talks, part of an effort by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to mediate a peace deal between the two.

"The Movement welcomes this invitation ... …

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Governance

Governance

Conflicts and weather expand list of countries needing food aid

Rome - Global food supply conditions remain broadly ample, but conflicts continue to acutely aggravate and prolong severe food insecurity. Adverse local weather conditions have also raised the number of countries requiring external assistance for food, according to FAO's new …

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AFRICA DAY: A STEP TOWARDS VISION 2063 – SOUTH AFRICA PRES RAMAPHOSA

PRETORIA-- In marking Africa Day, President Cyril Ramaphosa says the adoption of the Continental Free Trade Area shows the commitment by African leaders to follow in the footsteps of its forebears and unite in achieving the continent's development goals.

We …

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S.Africa riots force new president to hurry home

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday returned early from a summit in London to rush to the scene of violent demonstrations in North West province, where at least 23 people have been arrested.

Ramaphosa, who took power in February, …

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General

General

Chubb Arabia Cooperative Insurance Company s’est vu attribuer la notation A3 de solidité financière des compagnies d’assurance par l’agence Moody’s

AL KHOBAR, Arabie saoudite, 1er juin 2018 /PRNewswire/ — L’agence Moody’s Investors Service a annoncé qu’elle a attribué une notation A3 de solidité financière des compagnies d’assurance (IFSR selon l’anglais) à Chubb Arabia Cooperative Insurance Company.

Chubb (PRNewsFoto/Chubb)

Basée à Al

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Chubb Arabia Cooperative Insurance Company assigned A3 insurance financial strength rating by Moody’s

AL KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Moody’s Investors Service has announced that it has assigned an A3 insurance financial strength rating (IFSR) to Chubb Arabia Cooperative Insurance Company.

Chubb (PRNewsFoto/Chubb)

Based in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, Chubb Arabia is

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Suntech et Enerray ont signé un contrat pour fournir des modules en Égypte

WUXI, Chine, 30 mai 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. (« Suntech »), a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’Enerray S.p.A. et Suntech ont signé un contrat pour fournir des modules en Égypte.

Enerray est une société d’énergie solaire de premier

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

Varian Halcyon Systems Expand Access to Cancer Care at Three Centers in Africa

PALO ALTO, California, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Designed to expand the availability of high quality cancer care globally and help save the lives of millions more cancer patients, treatments with Varian’s (NYSE: VAR) Halcyon system have started at

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Varian Halcyon Systems Expand Access to Cancer Care at Three Centers in Africa

PALO ALTO, California, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Designed to expand the availability of high quality cancer care globally and help save the lives of millions more cancer patients, treatments with Varian’s (NYSE: VAR) Halcyon system have started at

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7 Kenyan Soldiers Killed in Somalia IED Blast

At least seven Kenyan soldiers were killed and two others seriously injured after a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) targeted a military vehicle near the Somali town of Dhobley near the border with Kenya, witnesses and officials say.

The vehicle …

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Sports

Sports

KENYA TO BOOST TRADE WITH BOTSWANA

GABORONE-- Kenya and Botswana will work closely through their respective business people to encourage trade between the two countries which currently is way below ITS potential, says Ababu Namwamba, the Chief Cabinet Secretary at the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

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KENYA TO BOOST TRADE WITH BOTSWANA

GABORONE-- Kenya and Botswana will work closely through their respective business people to encourage trade between the two countries which currently is way below ITS potential, says Ababu Namwamba, the Chief Cabinet Secretary at the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

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BOTSWANA COMMITS TO CEMENTING INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

GABORONE, Botswana - Botswana's new foreign affairs minister, has assured the international community, that, the new regime of President Mokgweetsi Masisi, is committed to international cooperation.

Addressing international diplomats and ambassadors in Gaborone on Friday, Minister Vincent Seretse said, the …

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Technology

Technology

The Fight for Europe – Macron Versus Salvini

Like prizefighters slugging it out this week, Italy's populist leader Matteo Salvini clashed with French President Emmanuel Macron.

The immediate cause for the bout was Salvini's closing of Italian ports to humanitarian rescue ships carrying migrants from Africa.

Few doubt, …

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The Fight for Europe – Macron Versus Salvini

Like prizefighters slugging it out this week, Italy's populist leader Matteo Salvini clashed with French President Emmanuel Macron.

The immediate cause for the bout was Salvini's closing of Italian ports to humanitarian rescue ships carrying migrants from Africa.

Few doubt, …

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UN: World Facing ‘Defining Moment’ in Battle Against HIV/AIDS

The head of UNAIDS says the global community is at a "defining moment" in the effort to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030.

"This midpoint is important for us to reflect on what was not working," Michel Sidibe told VOA, …

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