Daily Archives: November 6, 2019

Rapyd Appoints Sarel Tal to Head Strategic Expansion Across EMEA

Significant investment in infrastructure and personnel are planned for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa region in 2020

LONDON, Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Rapyd, a global Fintech-as-a-Service provider has appointed Sarel Tal as Vice President – EMEA to …

Zimbabwe Government Workers Protest Low Salaries

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s state workers took to the streets Wednesday to protest their low salaries and high inflation that are making it hard for them to survive. The government says it is aware of the workers’ plight, but does not …

Ambush on Mining Company Convoy Kills 37 in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO – Gunmen attacked a convoy near a Canadian mining site in Burkina Faso, killing at least 37 people and wounding 60 others, the regional governor said late Wednesday.

Montreal-based Semafo said the bloodshed happened about 25 miles …

Trump Holds Talks with Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan

WHITE HOUSE – The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met Wednesday in Washington with President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile.

In a joint statement …

South Africa’s PetroSA eyes Russia for $359 million farmout deal

CAPE TOWN, South Africa’s national oil company PetroSA and Russia’s state geological company Rosgeologia are in talks to finalize a $359 million farmout deal to give Russia its first foothold in a prospective oil and gas field offshore South Africa, …

11,000 Scientists Declare ‘Climate Emergency’

A global team of more than 11,000 scientists is warning that the planet clearly and unequivocally faces a climate emergency.

In a report published Tuesday in the journal Bioscience warns in no uncertain terms that the world would face untold …