Category Archives: General

UN Envoy: 1.1B People Face Risks from Lack of Cooling

New data from 52 countries in hot climates reveals that over 1.1 billion people face “significant risks” � including death � from lack of access to cooling, a U.N. envoy said Monday.

Rachel Kyte told a press conference that “millions …

UN Envoy: 1.1B People Face Risks from Lack of Cooling

New data from 52 countries in hot climates reveals that over 1.1 billion people face “significant risks” � including death � from lack of access to cooling, a U.N. envoy said Monday.

Rachel Kyte told a press conference that “millions …

Deepening Military Ties Solidify China’s Ambitions in Africa

In late June, top military officials from Mali, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and dozens of other African countries gathered to discuss defense strategies and security threats.

The meeting didn’t take place in a major African city, but thousands of kilometers …

International Monetary Fund Staff Concludes Visit to Nigeria

Higher oil prices and portfolio flows have helped strengthen fiscal and external buffers; The outlook for 2018 remains challenging, as private sector lending remains low and foreign exchange inflows are mostly short-term; Action on a coherent set of policies to …

COMPANY OPERATING MOZAMBIQUE’S BEIRA PORT SEEKS TO EXPAND CUSTOMER BASE

HARARE– Cornelder Mozambique, the concessionaire company operating the port of Beira in central Mozambique, has disclosed plans to expand its customer base in the southern Africa sub-region by focusing on improving the services that it provides.

In Mozambique, Cornelder operates …

AFRICA HONOURS LEGACY OF FORMER UNECA CHIEF

ADDIS ABABA– The African continent celebrated the legacy of the late Adebayo Adedeji, who had served as the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) for over 16 years.

The continent, under the leadership of the ECA, …