Monthly Archives: September 2017

AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AVIATION CONFERENCE 2017 TO BEGIN IN JORDAN WEDNESDAY

AMMAN, Jordan, The 2017 Africa and the Middle East Aviation (AME) and Aero Political Affairs Day, will begin in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, this Wednesday.

The two-day conference provides a platform to discuss disruptive …

CGAP Launches Guide for Financial Service Providers to Better Meet the Needs of Low-Income Customers

Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CGAP today launched the Customer-Centric Guide, a web-based collection of toolkits and experiments to help financial service providers deliver products and services that better meet the

General: 30 Killed in Shabab Attack on Somali Military Base

At least 30 people were killed Friday when al-Shabab militants stormed an army base, Somali government officials said.

The militants attacked the base in the town of Barire, 47 kilometers southwest of Mogadishu, with two …

WCA Executive Summit And Family Office Forum 2017

MARRAKECH, Morocco, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On October 1, 2017, all roads lead to Marrakech in the Kingdom of Morocco, for the 4th Annual WCA Executive Summit being held at the Four Seasons …

SOUTH AFRICA: POLICE ORDERED SEASONED DETECTIVES TO LOOK INTO ROBBERY OF DUTCH TOURISTS

PRETORIA, South AFrican Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has instructed a team of seasoned senior detectives from the National Investigation Unit to probe the robbery of Dutch tourists.

Thirty-six Dutch tourists were travelling from OR Tambo …

EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES SET OUT TO CONTROL, ERADICATE CROSS-BORDER INFECTION OF COMMNUICABLE DISEASES

ARUSHA, TANZANIA, Five of the six member States of the East African Community (EAC) have embarked on measures to control and eradicate cross-border infections for all communicable diseases in the sub-region, with a roadmap for …

IMF Staff Completes Mission to the Seychelles

The IMF team reached a staff level agreement with the authorities on their economic program that could be supported by anew 3-yearIMF arrangement under thePolicy Coordination Instrument.

The authorities have implemented prudent macroeconomic policies together …

Launch of SGBV Pocket Book

With support from UNDP Access to Justice Project and funding by the United States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), Human Rights Initiative (HRI) published a pocket book that explains the legal …

SOUTH AFRICA: FINANCE MINISTRY DENIES BAILING OUT STRUGGLING STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES

PRETORIA, South Afrrica’s Ministry of Finance has refuted media reports stating that National Treasury wants to use R100 billion of the funds in the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to bail out struggling State Owned Enterprises …