King and Queen of Lesotho arrive in Cork at start of official visit to...

His Majesty King Letsie III of Lesotho arrived in Cork today for the start of a three-day official visit to Ireland. During his visit,...

UN Humanitarian Chief, Valerie Amos, to visit Burkina Faso and the Republic of Senegal

UN Humanitarian Chief, Valerie Amos, to visit Burkina Faso and the Republic of Senegal WHO:     Valerie Amos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency...

Ambassador Sezbera takes over inter-regional coordination committee chairmanship

The Inter-Regional Coordinating Committee (IRCC) a grouping of four African Regional Organisations (the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa-COMESA- the East African Community-EAC,...

Appetite for investments remains strong in Angola and Mozambique despite downturn

The appetite for investments in Angola and Mozambique has not decreased despite the economic downturn, according to data provided by mergermarket, the leading independent...

“No” to forestry in fynbos areas, says invasive species specialists

It may no longer make economic or environmental sense to pursue forestry endeavours using conifers in the Western Cape. If local plantations are to...

SA: Cape Town aiming to be entrepreneurial capital

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains - 17 May 2012 So Cape Town is showing the way. The city wants to fulfill its ambition of being the premier capital of entrepreneurship,  for...

Libya and FAO renew commitment to develop the country’s agriculture and food security

Libya and FAO have commited themselves to work together to develop the country’s agricultural sector and improve food security, signing a cooperation agreement at...

C-SAM and MasterCard Join Forces to Offer Mobile Wallet Solution in Asia Pacific, Middle...

C-SAM today announced a joint initiative with MasterCard to offer a white label mobile wallet solution based on C-SAM's flexible Mobile Transaction Platform (MTP) enabling...

Japan / Emergency Assistance to the Union of the Comoros in Response to the...

On Tuesday, May 15, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 10 million yen (portable jerry cans, plastic sheets, etc)...

ECOWAS council to meet in Abidijan on allocation of statutory positions

The ECOWAS Council of Ministers will meet in Abidjan from 18th May 2012 on the allocation of nine statutory positions in the ECOWAS Commission...

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