Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Viettel Sets Off A Digital Revolution In Vietnam Through Its New Subsidiary Company

HANOI, Vietnam, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Amid rapid technological developments, tech companies are in a race to equip the local population with the latest developments and inventions. Vietnam’s leading telecommunications company, Viettel, is aiming to do so by setting …

Zimbabwe’s Foreign Currency Ban Spurs Demand for Cryptocurrency

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s ban on foreign currency, and the country’s soaring inflation, have spurred demand for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to try to preserve wealth; however, Zimbabwean authorities last year banned banks from processing bitcoin and warn cryptocurrencies are open to …

UNICEF signs annual work plans worth 1.4 billion birr with the Government of Ethiopia

UNICEF signed the Ethiopian Fiscal Year 2012 annual work plans worth US$ 49 million (1.4 billion birr) with the Government of Ethiopia under the umbrella of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF 2016-2020). The work plans were signed by …

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

The Secretary-General is saddened by the incident that occurred earlier today at the Amiet Market in Abyei, during which two United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) peacekeepers, conducting a routine patrol, came under attack by unknown assailants. One …

WHO Declares Ebola in DRC a Global Public Health Emergency

GENEVA � The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s conflict-ridden North Kivu and Ituri provinces a public health emergency of international concern.

The declaration by an emergency committee at WHO …

Sudan’s Power-Sharing Deal Missing Key Details

WASHINGTON/KHARTOUM – After months of on-again, off-again talks, Sudan’s military and opposition leaders have signed a power-sharing deal that rotates control of an executive council, but leaves other key details to be determined.

Under the deal, the 11-member Sovereign Council, …