Daily Archives: October 9, 2019

Huawei Fusion Solar Powers Select Areas of Beijing Daxing International Airport

BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On September 25th, Beijing Daxing International Airport, the world’s largest airport, was put into operation. The grid-tied rooftop distributed PV system in the cargo area, east runway, and business jet area has been successfully commissioned in September. It boosts the development of PV systems and renewable energy application in […]

African Women in Tech Working to Close Digital Divide

ACCRA, GHANA – Women from across Africa are meeting at the annual Women in Tech Africa Week, hoping to bring more women into the tech industry and combat inequalities in technology use and access, especially for economic empowerment.Francesca Opoku rem…

African Women in Tech Working to Close Digital Divide

ACCRA, GHANA – Women from across Africa are meeting at the annual Women in Tech Africa Week, hoping to bring more women into the tech industry and combat inequalities in technology use and access, especially for economic empowerment.Francesca Opoku rem…

Uganda Police Block Bobi Wine Concert

KAMPALA, UGANDA – As Uganda marked its 57th Independence Day celebrations, legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, woke up to the reality that he is not free to hold concerts in Uganda.Kyagulanyi found police heavily deployed around…

Uganda Police Block Bobi Wine Concert

KAMPALA, UGANDA – As Uganda marked its 57th Independence Day celebrations, legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, woke up to the reality that he is not free to hold concerts in Uganda.Kyagulanyi found police heavily deployed around…

Sudan’s Copts See Hope in Appointment of First Christian

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s appointment of a Coptic Christian to the transitional ruling Sovereign Council has raised hopes that Christians will see equal rights after decades of oppression under former president Omar al-Bashir.Sudan’s Coptic Christians …

In Zimbabwe, Price of Electricity Shoots Up 320%

The price of electricity jumped an alarming 320% in Zimbabwe on Wednesday as the country continues to spiral into the worst economic crisis in more than a decade.The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) said it had approved the request by the na…

The United States supports the world’s first fish farm in a refugee camp

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of US$560,000 from the US State Department to support WFP’s innovative fish farm in Algeria’s Tindouf refugee camps. This is the second US contribution to WFP’s activities in Algeria…

Jailed Tunisian Presidential Candidate Karoui Leaves Prison

TUNIS, TUNISIA – Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui left a prison Wednesday where he has been jailed since August, welcomed by a crowd of joyous supporters just four days before the presidential runoff election.Karoui, under i…