Tissue World Istanbul is returning at the Istanbul Congress Center from 4 — 6 September 2018

ISTANBUL, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tissue World Istanbul is set to take place at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), Turkey from 4 – 6 September 2018.

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Part of the international Tissue World portfolio established …

Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven by War, Climate Shocks

ROME Global hunger has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but conflict and climate shocks are beginning to reverse these gains, an annual global hunger index said Thursday.

Nearly half of the 119 countries …

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

UN-backed study reveals tenfold rise in child obesity rates

The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has increased tenfold over the past 40 years, according to a study published on Wednesday.

It warns that if current trends continue, more youngsters will be obese …

US Targets Key Hezbollah Leaders

WASHINGTON The United States is moving to ratchet up pressure on Hezbollah, offering millions of dollars for information that leads to the arrest or capture of two of the Iranian-backed terror group’s top officials.

The …

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 …

UN Peacekeeper Killed in DRC

Ugandan militants have attacked a Democratic Republic of Congo military base, killing one U.N. peacekeeper and wounding a dozen more, according to a statement by the U.N. mission (MONUSCO) and the Congo army.

Congo army …

Global unemployment “over 200 million” in 2017: ILO

More than 200 million people are out of work around the world � an increase of 3.4 million since last year, the UN said on Monday.

In a new report on jobs and the economy, …

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 …