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GUINEA-BISSAU CALLS ON LEBANESE BUSINESSMEN TO INVEST

GUINEA-BISSAU CALLS ON LEBANESE BUSINESSMEN TO INVEST

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Cipriano Cassama, president of the National People's Assembly of Guinea-Bissau, pledged to offer all kinds of help for Lebanese, who wish to invest in his country.

"Guinea-Bissau has a promising future, and we …

GUINEA-BISSAU CALLS ON LEBANESE BUSINESSMEN TO INVEST

GUINEA-BISSAU CALLS ON LEBANESE BUSINESSMEN TO INVEST

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Cipriano Cassama, president of the National People's Assembly of Guinea-Bissau, pledged to offer all kinds of help for Lebanese, who wish to invest in his country.

"Guinea-Bissau has a promising future, and we …

January 2019 Global Economic Prospects Materials

January 2019 Global Economic Prospects Materials

The January edition of the 2019 Global Economic Prospects (GEP) was released yesterday in Washington. Key message for Africa is that regional growth is expected to accelerate to 3.4 percent in 2019, predicated on diminished …

South Africa’s ANC Facing Factionalism Ahead of Vote

South Africa’s ANC Facing Factionalism Ahead of Vote

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party's successes in the past 25 years. But the ANC is battling with factionalism and corruption allegations against senior …

Savings But No Title Deed? Loans Help Kenyan Women Turn Idle Land into Gold

Savings But No Title Deed? Loans Help Kenyan Women Turn Idle Land into Gold

TULUROBA, KENYA For the women of Tuluroba village's self-help group, the goal was simple: use their combined savings to buy cattle, fatten them and sell them to the beef industry for slaughter.

But there was …

Bulletin: Cholera and AWD Outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa, Regional Update for 2018 – as of 31 December 2018

Bulletin: Cholera and AWD Outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa, Regional Update for 2018 – as of 31 December 2018

Highlights

Cholera continues to represent a major public health concern in Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR). From January to December 2018, approximately 37,565 cases and 443 cholera-related deaths were reported in the region with …

Au Pairs Win $65.5M Settlement in Denver Lawsuit

Au Pairs Win $65.5M Settlement in Denver Lawsuit

DENVER Young people from around the world who provided low-cost child care for American families will share in a proposed $65.5 million settlement of a lawsuit brought by a dozen former au pairs against the …

Au Pairs Win $65.5M Settlement in Denver Lawsuit

Au Pairs Win $65.5M Settlement in Denver Lawsuit

DENVER Young people from around the world who provided low-cost child care for American families will share in a proposed $65.5 million settlement of a lawsuit brought by a dozen former au pairs against the …

LIBYA TO TAKE OVER MAJOR POWER PLANT FROM TURKISH CONTRACTOR

LIBYA TO TAKE OVER MAJOR POWER PLANT FROM TURKISH CONTRACTOR

TRIPOLI, Libya, The Libyan government said, on Tuesday, that, it will take over a major power plant in the southern city of Obari, as its Turkish contractor left, over security concerns.

Mohamed al-Sallak, government spokesman, …