Daily Archives: March 28, 2019

Sir James Dutton nommé président régional de Bechtel pour l’Afrique

L’ancien directeur des projets d’infrastructures au Gabon et gouverneur britannique de Gibraltar va conduire l’engagement constant de Bechtel envers la croissance économique sur le continent RESTON, Virginie, 28 mars 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bechtel a nommé comme président régional pour l’Afrique Sir James Dutton, ancien gouverneur de Gibraltar du Royaume-Uni et officier en retraite des Royal Marines […]

Sir James Dutton Appointed Bechtel Regional President for Africa

Former Gabon infrastructure project director and British governor of Gibraltar will guide Bechtel’s continued commitment to expanding economic growth on the continent RESTON, Virginia, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bechtel has appointed Sir James Dutton, a former United Kingdom governor of Gibraltar and retired officer in the British Royal Marines, regional president for Africa. Dutton returns […]

Lumitel’s profit increases by more than 200 percent as the company becomes the most popular telco in Burundi

GITEGA, Burundi, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Lumitel, Viettel Group’s brand in the Republic of Burundi, celebrated its 4th anniversary in the market with a 225 percent profit growth in 2018, marking a pre-tax profit of over USD$7.3 million. Last year alone, the brand saw an increase of 278,000 subscribers — the highest number in the past three years. This […]

World Leaders Must Set Radical Change in Motion to Tackle Climate Threats, Foster Green Growth, Secretary-General Tells High-Level General Assembly Meeting

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly’s High-Level Meeting on Climate and Sustainable Development, in New York today:I am pleased to be with you today to discuss the defining issue of our times and I thank…

Red Cross and EU strengthen emergency response in Mozambique

The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has announced the arrival of an Emergency Response Unit that will provide medical care to 20,000 people daily. A new emergency team, which will provide daily drinking wat…

Mozambique to start cholera vaccinations next week after cyclone

Thousands of people were trapped for more than a week in submerged villages without access to clean water after Cyclone Idai smashed into the Mozambican port city of Beira on March 14, causing catastrophic flooding and killing more than 700 people acro…