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U.S. Condemns Attacks in Mogadishu

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that killed and injured hundreds in Mogadishu on October 14.

We extend our? deepest condolences to all Somalis, especially those who lost friends and …

CMIG Drawin Launches Its First Prefabricated Construction Project in South Africa

Prefabricated project improves local conditions with world-leading construction technology

EKURHULENI, South Africa, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – China Minsheng Drawin Technology Group (CMIG Drawin), a unit of investment conglomerate China Minsheng Investment Group, has launched

Marriott International continues extensive expansion in Africa: Targets over 200 hotels with more than 37,000 rooms by 2022 expecting to generate $8.5 billion of capital investment and 50,000 direct and indirect jobs

From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) (www.Africa-Conference.com) in Kigali, Rwanda, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) today announced further expansion plans in Africa with seven new hotel signings. Marriott International was the first global chain …

11 CHOLERA CASES REPORTED IN ZAMBIAN CAPITAL

LUSAKA, Zambia’s Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has confirmed that 11 cases of cholera have been reported in the capital, Lusaka, with six of the persons affected having been discharged from hospitals while the remaining …

N. Korea’s Rhino Horn Smuggling Could Grow as Sanctions Limit Cash Flow

WASHINGTON Illegal activities such as drug smuggling provide critical funding for North Korea’s regime and its military programs. But as international sanctions strangle North Korea’s economic resources, the Pyongyang regime appears to have diversified.

A …

SOUTH AFRICA: CHEMICAL EXPLOSION AT EAST LONDON FACTORY INJURES 11 WORKERS

EAST LONDON (SOUTH AFRICA), An explosion rocked a factory in the city of East London in southeastern South Africa, injuring at least 11 people, authorities said.

The explosion took place at one of the factories …

Radixx International Appoints John Elieson as President and CEO

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radixx International, an industry-leading provider of tailored airline reservation, distribution and merchandising systems, today announced that it has appointed John Elieson as President & CEO. Ron Peri, …

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 theĀ Customer-Centric Guide, a web-based collection of toolkits and experiments to help financial service providers deliver products and services that better meet the