Press Releases

Huawei Fusion Solar Powers Select Areas of Beijing Daxing International Airport

BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On September 25th, Beijing Daxing International Airport, the world’s largest airport, was put into operation. The grid-tied rooftop distributed PV system in the cargo area, east runway, and business jet area has been successfully commissioned in September. It boosts the development of PV systems and renewable energy application in […]

World Sports

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina receives Emeka Anyaoku lifetime achievement award

Former Commonwealth Secretary-General Emeka Anyaoku has presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to the African Development Bank (AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina, describing him and the Bank’s work as legendary, unprecedented and worthy of emulatio…

Governance

Unprecedented Impacts of Climate Change Disproportionately Burdening Developing Countries, Delegate Stresses, as Second Committee Concludes General Debate

Describing climate change as one of the greatest threats facing humanity in their time, delegates urged the international community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve forests, monitor water sources and honour pledges made in the Paris Agreeme…

Business & Finance

Secretary-General Presents First Annual Budget in Over 45 Years to Fifth Committee, Proposing $2.87 Billion for 2020 Focused on Strategic Priorities, Reforms

Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today began discussing the proposed programme budget for 2020 totalling $2.87 billion, which represents no real-term growth from 2019 but reflects the strategic priorities and reforms of t…

Human Rights

Uganda Police Block Bobi Wine Concert

KAMPALA, UGANDA – As Uganda marked its 57th Independence Day celebrations, legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, woke up to the reality that he is not free to hold concerts in Uganda.Kyagulanyi found police heavily deployed around…