Press Releases

Zoomlion Launches All-round Africa Plan to Boost China-Africa Agricultural Cooperation

CHANGSHA, China, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The First China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo, with the theme of “Win-win Cooperation for China-Africa Economic and Trade Partnership,” opened in Changsha, Hunan Province on June 27. More than 10,000 guests from 53 African countries gathered in Changsha to discuss the China-Africa cooperation and development, with the focus […]

Governance

UNHCR appeals to Eritrea over refugee camp closure

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing to Eritrea not to close the Umkulu refugee camp after hundreds of refugees left the site in recent weeks, amidst reports that local authorities had asked residents to leave. Umkulu camp, located some 10 kilom…

Medical/Health Care

UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and TradeMark East Africa partner towards the implementation of Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

In an effort to accelerate the implementation of the AfCFTA, Trademark East Africa and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) signed in June 2019 a Memorandum of Understanding, which provides the two parties with the framework to collaborate, with…

Human Rights

Deadly Libya Bombing May Be War Crime

TRIPOLI, LIBYA – The bombing in Libya’s capital that killed at least 44 people, with some reports saying as many as 55, and injured more than 130 on Tuesday night may amount to a war crime, according to a United Nations envoy in Tripoli.Outside the sub…