Launch ceremony of the Aberdare High Voltage manufacturing plant

SUZHOU, China, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On July 25, 2019, Hengtong Aberdare Cables held a grand unveiling ceremony for the launch of the Aberdare high voltage manufacturing plant in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The total investment of the project was more than ZAR 135 million. This investment expands the product portfolio of Aberdare Cables […]

Blockchain startup Belfrics Group gears for first round of funding

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Belfrics, a Malaysia based Blockchain startup, with its global network of digital asset exchanges and permissioned Blockchain solutions, is gearing to raise US$30 million through 1st round funding. After successfully deploying the world’s first KYC compliant Blockchain, named as Belrium, Belfrics recently released its 1st set of […]

Moroccan King Seeks Government Shake-Up to Calm Frustrations

RABAT, MOROCCO – Morocco’s king is calling for a government reshuffle, seeking “new blood” and saying the country’s development policy isn’t doing enough to meet citizens’ needs.In a speech Monday night marking his 20 years on the throne, King Mohammed…

Credible Elections Now! Campaign Launched

CITIZENS and their organizations convened today at UNNGOF elections to launch the ‘Credible Elections Now!’ Campaign (CREN). CREN is a continuation of a citizens’ crusade for free and fair elections and is designed to galvanize citizens’ demand for mea…

South Africa Says Unemployment At Highest Level in A Decade

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa says unemployment has reached its highest level in a decade at 29%.Second-quarter figures released Tuesday show the number of unemployed rose by 573,000 over the past year, with only 21,000 jobs created.It is the latest grim…

Talks in Sudan Stop After 6 People Were Killed in Protests

KHARTOUM – Talks on power sharing between Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and the opposition have been postponed after six people were killed in protests. The deaths occurred in the city of Obbayed.Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and oppos…

Vivo fait part de son plan d’expansion sur les marchés du Moyen-Orient et d’Afrique

Apport d’une gamme de produits novateurs et élégants à davantage de consommateurs autour du monde DUBAÏ, Émirats arabes unis, 29 juillet 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vivo a annoncé aujourd’hui son plan d’expansion sur les marchés du Moyen-Orient et d’Afrique, régions dans lesquelles sera bientôt lancée sa toute dernière série Y de téléphones intelligents. Dans le cadre de son […]

Vivo Announces Expansion Plan into Middle East and Africa Markets

Bringing a range of innovative and stylish products to more consumers around the world DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vivo today announced its expansion plan into the Middle East and Africa markets and will soon launch its latest Y series smartphones in the region. As part of its global expansion, Vivo’s […]

Pelosi to Observe 400th Anniversary of Slave Trade in Ghana

ACCRA, GHANA – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in Ghana with a U.S. congressional delegation for high-level talks and a commemoration of the 400-year-old slave trade from Africa to the New World. The visitors were to be received Monday evening by Gh…

UPDATE: Tanzanian Journalist Abducted

Tanzania police confirmed Tuesday that they are holding journalist Eric Kabendera for questioning regarding his citizenship.Dar essalaam Special Zone Commander Lazaro Mambosasa told a press conference in Dar es salaam Tuesday that Kabendera was arreste…

Arid Ethiopia Plants 350 Million Trees in One Day

Ethiopians planted more than 350 million trees in one day, officials say, in what they believe is a world record.Ethiopia’s minister of innovation and technology, GetahunMekuria, tweeted estimates of the number of trees being planted throughout the day…

UN Calls for Eid Truce in Libya

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK – The top U.N. official for Libya has called for a truce during the upcoming Eid al-Adha religious holiday, saying the fighting in that country needs to end before it grows into a full-blown civil war.In a grim briefing to the …