Seychelles Signs Landmark Debt Buyback Agreement With the Paris Club for Debt-for-Climate Change Adaptation Initiative [press release]

Seychelles President James Michel announced today during his State of the Nation Address in the National Assembly that Seychelles’ efforts to combine marine conservation and liability management objectives through an innovative structure received a major boost last night when it secured a landmark debt buyback agreement with the Paris Club and South Africa, during a […]


President Tsvangirai Spends Day in Chitungwiza [press release]

President Morgan Tsvangirai spent the whole day in Chitungwiza today interacting with residents and assessing the state of the MDC-led council’s delivery of services to the residents of this town of over a million people. The President was accompanied by Chitungwiza mayor Phillip Mutoti, councilors and MPs from the area. The MDC leader began his […]


Reasons for delay in disbursement of funds for drought relief promised by South Africa are mutual and cannot be attributed to one government only: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The Namibia Press Agency)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the reasons for delay in the disbursement of funds for drought relief promised by neighbour South Africa in 2013 are mutual and cannot be attributed to one government only. Deputy Director of Information and Research in the foreign affairs ministry, Marbeline Mwashekele, made the clarification in a media statement […]


DTI Urges Companies to Enter Awards as Deadline Looms

Pretoria – As the closing date approaches, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has urged companies to submit their entries for the third annual South African Premier Business Awards. The closing date to enter the awards is 6 March 2015. The awards bring together all single sectored awards that include exporters, manufacturers and women […]


Myanmar Medical Exhibition Conference, Pharma Cosmetics Expo & Cosmo Beauty Show 2015 AUG.7-9 (PR Newswire)

Myanmar Medical Exhibition Myanmar Pharmaceutical Exhibition Myanmar Medical Equipment Show Myanmar Medical Devices Exhibition Myanmar Cosmetics Exhibition Myanmar Cosmo Beauty Spa Product Expo Myanmar Fashion Show Myanmar Sports & Fitness Equipment Show Myanmar Healthcare Conference :: Registration with Myanmar FDA; Marketing & Distribution; Tele-Medicine & Diagnostic Centers; Clinical Trials; Investment in Myanmar Healthcare Sectors 7 […]

Human Rights

Syrian government behind new spate of barrel bomb attacks, says Human Rights Watch (GlobalPost)

The Syrian government has killed or injured thousands of people over the past year with indiscriminate attacks from the air, including the use of barrel bombs, according to Human Rights Watch. The New York-based rights group used witness statements, satellite imagery and video evidence to document hundreds of attack in Aleppo province in the north […]