Daily Archives: October 1, 2019

The Government of Sierra Leone and Sherbro Alliance Partners forge alliance to deliver economic prosperity to Sherbro Island

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) and Sherbro Alliance Partners are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on a strategic partnership for the development of a new charter city, Sherbro Island City, located on Sherbro Island on the southern coast of Sierra Leone. Sherbro Island […]

Tanzania Urged Not to Deport Refugees to Burundi

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency is urging Tanzania’s government not to forcibly deport tens of thousands of Burundian political refugees to their home country, where it says their lives would be at risk. The countries signed a bilateral agreement in …

Third Committee Opens Session with Delegates Calling for Inclusion of World’s Most Vulnerable in Social Development Policies

Global Extreme Poverty Not on Track to End by 2030, Under Secretary-General Warns, Cites Slow Progress in Reducing Child, Maternal Mortality among FactorsThe Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) opened its session today, with delegates u…

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. Announces Multiple Contract Awards in North Africa

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NESR or the Company) (NESR) (NASDAQ:NESRW) (https://www.NESR.com/), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Asia Pacific, today reported…

Value Added Tax comes into force October 1

Angola joins the list of countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) that charge Value Added Tax (VAT) replacing Consumption Tax, starting in the country with a flat rate of 14%.The single 14% rate is below the 15% average practiced …

Zimbabwe’s President Pleads for Patience in Bringing Economy Back From ‘Dead’

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday pleaded for time and patience to bring the economy back from the “dead,” as his government faces blame for surging inflation evoking dark days under Robert Mugabe.Hopes that the economy would …