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NetDragon Signs Digital Education MOU with Russia’s Global Rus Trade at BRICS Business Council Midterm Meeting

NetDragon Signs Digital Education MOU with Russia’s Global Rus Trade at BRICS Business Council Midterm Meeting

JOHANNESBURG, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) (NetDragon), a global leader in building internet communities, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on digital education with the leading Russian B2B-platform for …

Varian Opens Office in South Africa to Support Regional Growth

Varian Opens Office in South Africa to Support Regional Growth

PALO ALTO, California, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — At a grand opening ceremony held March 8th, the Varian office in Hertford Office Park, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa was officially inaugurated. Prior to the opening of …

Mak-NUCD HAKUNA MATATA: Choreographies and Sounds of Unity

Mak-NUCD HAKUNA MATATA: Choreographies and Sounds of Unity

Way back in 2010, it was time for the Norwegian University College of Dance (NUCD) to internationalize its programs and expose students to cultures unique to those in Norway. NUCD wanted to learn more about …

Mak hosts the 9th Management of Social Transformation School

Mak hosts the 9th Management of Social Transformation School

Makerere University is hosting the 9th Management of Social Transformation (MOST) School. The event is bringing together youth leaders from Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Somalia, Djibouti, Gambia, South Sudan and Ethiopia and Tanzania to discuss …

USAID Funding Opportunity for Innovative Education Solutions

USAID Funding Opportunity for Innovative Education Solutions

Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is USAID's open innovation program to test and scale breakthrough solutions to any global development problem. DIV empowers anyone, anywhere to propose a solution at any time. To meet the urgent …

Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) Points of Contact Training for English-Speaking African States

Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) Points of Contact Training for English-Speaking African States

From 26 to 28 March, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004) in cooperation with the Commission of the African Union, and with the financial support of the European Union, convened a …

Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) Points of Contact Training for English-Speaking African States

Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) Points of Contact Training for English-Speaking African States

From 26 to 28 March, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004) in cooperation with the Commission of the African Union, and with the financial support of the European Union, convened a …

UN Urges International Community to Invest in Mali’s Humanitarian Needs

UN Urges International Community to Invest in Mali’s Humanitarian Needs

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warns the security situation in Mali will continue to spiral downward unless the international community invests more heavily in addressing the humanitarian crisis that …

UN Urges International Community to Invest in Mali’s Humanitarian Needs

UN Urges International Community to Invest in Mali’s Humanitarian Needs

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warns the security situation in Mali will continue to spiral downward unless the international community invests more heavily in addressing the humanitarian crisis that …

Internalise tenets of the UPDF -Museveni

Internalise tenets of the UPDF -Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, has reiterated his call to Officers and men of the Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) to internalize the principles of the Liberation …

Uganda: Kidnapped US Tourist Did Not Take Armed Guard

Uganda: Kidnapped US Tourist Did Not Take Armed Guard

KAMPALA, UGANDA An American woman who was kidnapped with her driver at Uganda's most popular wildlife park by gunmen had failed to take an armed ranger as required by the park's regulations, a spokesman for …

Uganda: Kidnapped US Tourist Did Not Take Armed Guard

Uganda: Kidnapped US Tourist Did Not Take Armed Guard

KAMPALA, UGANDA An American woman who was kidnapped with her driver at Uganda's most popular wildlife park by gunmen had failed to take an armed ranger as required by the park's regulations, a spokesman for …

International Mine Awareness Day

International Mine Awareness Day

Excellencies, USG Lacroix, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Colleagues,

UNDP takes pleasure in participating in the Inter-Agency Coordination Group on Mine Action and in this effective partnership. Let me start by thanking the United Nations …