African Education Officials to Explore School Dropout at International Summit

August 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2015 / PRNewswire — Education officials from Nigeria, Morocco, Egypt, Senegal, Zambia and Tanzania will join approximately 200 experts and government representatives at a two-day summit here to explore drivers of school dropout and strategies to keep children in classrooms, the U.S. Agency for International Development ( and Creative Associates International announced. […]

2015 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

August 27, 2015

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT GALA EVENT BY THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 14th, 2015 AT CIPRIANI WALL STREET, NEW YORK. NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 20th Annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) […]

Huawei Redefines Innovative ICT to Enable Smart Energy at its Global Energy Industry Summit 2015

August 20, 2015

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Aug. 20, 2015 / PRNewswire — With energy as a driving force for global economic development, energy companies around the world are encountering a multitude of challenges as they move towards digital transformation. Against this backdrop, Huawei hosted its Global Energy Industry Summit 2015 with the theme of “Innovative ICT Enables Smart Energy” […]

Minister to Unveil Ghana’s Agriculture Masterplan at 3rd Africa Palm Oil (Rubber & Cocoa) Summit in Accra

August 18, 2015

ACCRA, Ghana, Aug. 18, 2015 / PRNewswire — From 13-15 October, 2015, Accra will host a delegation of plantation owners, agri-traders, investors and government officials coming together to tap the vast commercial opportunities in Africa’s three major cash crops — palm oil, rubber and cocoa. Honorable Minister Fiifi Kwetey, Minister of Agriculture, Ministry of Food […]

ContourGlobal and the Republic of Armenia Announce Purchase of the Vorotan Hydroelectric Facility

August 11, 2015

– IFC of the World Bank Group to Invest Alongside ContourGlobal – Rehabilitation Investments of over Euro 50 million to Strengthen Armenia’s Power Sector – Expands ContourGlobal’s Sizable Renewable Energy Portfolio – Acquisition Financing Provided by HSBC and Ameria Banks NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2015 / PRNewswire – ContourGlobal and the Republic of Armenia announced the completion of […]

Agribusiness Opportunities in Africa to be Revealed at 4th Commercial Farm Summit

August 11, 2015

LUSAKA, Zambia, Aug. 11, 2015 / PRNewswire — A comprehensive discussion focusing on latest opportunities in Africa’s commercial farming — across palm oil, cassava, cocoa, grains, sugar, soybean, fruits & vegetables as well as investments, PPPs, value-added products and modern technologies – is expected at 4th Commercial Farm Africa in Lusaka, Zambia on 7-9 October, 2015. […]

Les possibilités en matière d’agroalimentaire en Afrique seront dévoilées lors du quatrième Sommet sur l’agriculture commerciale

August 11, 2015

LUSAKA, Zambie, 11 août 2015 / PRNewswire — Un débat approfondi axé sur les dernières possibilités en matière d’agriculture africaine à vocation commerciale – concernant l’huile de palme, le manioc, le cacao, les céréales, le sucre, le soja, les fruits et légumes ainsi que les investissements, les PPP, les produits à valeur ajoutée et les […]

Air China to Commence Beijing-Johannesburg Nonstop Service

August 11, 2015

BEIJING, Aug. 11, 2015 / PRNewswire — Air China will start Beijing-Johannesburg nonstop service on October 29, 2015, which will be the first air link offered by a Chinese carrier between Mainland China and South Africa and also Air China’s first route to Africa. The service will spare Chinese travelers to South Africa the trouble […]