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2016 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards For Best Journalistic Coverage Of The United Nations And U.N. Agencies

2016 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards For Best Journalistic Coverage Of The United Nations And U.N. Agencies

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT GALA EVENT BY THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16th 2016 AT CIPRIANI WALL STREET, NEW YORK.

NEW YORK, April 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The United Nations Correspondents Association …

“The Coexist Initiative,” Based In Kenya, Receives Fourth Prize At The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony

“The Coexist Initiative,” Based In Kenya, Receives Fourth Prize At The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Coexist Initiative from Kenya received the 4th prize at this year’s Intercultural Innovation Award (IIA) Ceremony for their “Girls Education Promotion Program.”

“Any girl who is

African Presidents Pledge to Stop Elephant Poachers

African Presidents Pledge to Stop Elephant Poachers

NANYUKI, KENYA -

More than 200 people, including three African presidents, attended the opening of a three-day summit Friday near Mount Kenya, where activists and officials have gathered to discuss the future of Africa's elephants …

Kenya Set to Burn Large Piles of Ivory

Kenya Set to Burn Large Piles of Ivory

Pyramid-shaped piles of ivory rest upon the grasslands of Nairobi National Park, ready for a burning that will mark the close of a three-day high-level summit Saturday.

The massive burning will end the Giants Club …

Helen Clark: Keynote Speech at the ‘Giant’s Summit’

Helen Clark: Keynote Speech at the ‘Giant’s Summit’

I am delighted to be at this important summit here in Kenya, a world leader in tackling the illegal wildlife trade, and to visit the Mount Kenya Safari Club, which holds an important place in …

High-Level Elephant Anti-Poaching Summit Convenes in Kenya

High-Level Elephant Anti-Poaching Summit Convenes in Kenya

NANYUKI, KENYA -

At a lodge beneath the shadows of Mount Kenya, the presidents of Kenya, Botswana, Gabon and Uganda, as well as conservationists, business people, tourism operators and global philanthropists, met to discuss a …

Guggenheim Presents Recent Art From The Middle East And North Africa In The Third Exhibition Of The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative

Guggenheim Presents Recent Art From The Middle East And North Africa In The Third Exhibition Of The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative

But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise Opens April 29 at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York and Travels to the Pera Museum in Istanbul in 2017

NEW YORK, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire

Le Guggenheim présente l’art contemporain du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du nord lors de la troisième exposition de l’Initiative d’Art Mondial Guggenheim UBS MAP

Le Guggenheim présente l’art contemporain du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du nord lors de la troisième exposition de l’Initiative d’Art Mondial Guggenheim UBS MAP

Mais une Tempête Souffle du Paradis (But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise) ouvre le 29 avril au Musée Solomon R. Guggenheim de New York, puis se rendra au musée Pera d’Istanboul en 2017

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Wyndham Hotel Group Introduces Three New Hotels to Africa in Triple Signing

Wyndham Hotel Group Introduces Three New Hotels to Africa in Triple Signing

New hotels in Ethiopia set to create nearly 500 jobs in the country

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the signing of three new hotels in Ethiopia …

BearingPoint Spin-Off Elevence Joins Forces With Digital Asset Holdings

BearingPoint Spin-Off Elevence Joins Forces With Digital Asset Holdings

Management and Technology Consultancy BearingPoint Transfers Blockchain Technology to Digital Asset Holdings

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS–(Marketwired – Apr 27, 2016) –  As part of its Ventures activities, management and technology consultancy BearingPoint recently entered into a transaction …

News in Brief 28 April 2016 (PM)

News in Brief 28 April 2016 (PM)

Hospital air strikes in Syria condemned by UN chief

Air strikes against a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo in which at least 20 people were reportedly killed have been condemned by the UN …

Yemen suicide bomber targets Aden police chief

Yemen suicide bomber targets Aden police chief

A suicide bomber targeted the police chief of Yemen's second city Aden Thursday in the latest attack against senior officials in the base of the Saudi-backed government, a security official said.

The bombing came after …

UGANDA OFFERS TRADE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SINGAPORE, SAYS VISITING S’PORE MINISTER

UGANDA OFFERS TRADE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SINGAPORE, SAYS VISITING S’PORE MINISTER

KAMPALA, -- Uganda has viable and abundant opportunities for bilateral trade, says the visiting Singapore's Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Dr Koh Poh Koon.

Stating that he was impressed by the many trade …