Daily Archives: December 10, 2019

African politicians asked to develop legal instruments to fight climate change

MADRID,  African legislators have been challenged to come up with legal frameworks for climate change to enable countries avoid catastrophes and reactionary emergencies that eat up their budgets. “African countries are spending up to 3.9 percent of their GDPs on climate emergencies, which in many cases have not been budgeted for,” said Dr. James Murombedzi,

Chubb entre dans le capital de l’Agence pour l’Assurance du Commerce en Afrique

Chubb est la première compagnie d’assurance générale à investir dans le principal assureur multilatéral des risques politiques et de crédit en Afrique NEW YORK et NAIROBI, Kenya, 10 décembre 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Chubb et l’Agence pour l’Assurance du Commerce en Afrique (ACA) ont annoncé aujourd’hui que Chubb a investi dix millions d’USD en actions dans l’ACA. Chubb […]

The Graduate Management Admission Council Selects Four New Business Schools for Membership

New Schools Represent Diverse Geographies, Bringing Important Perspective in Support of GMAC Mission RESTON, Va., Dec. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Graduate Management Admission Council™ (GMAC™), a global association of leading graduate business schools, today announced four new schools into its membership. The addition of Hult International Business School; Maastricht University, School of Business […]

Chubb Makes Equity Investment in African Trade Insurance Agency

Chubb is first global property and casualty insurer to invest in Africa’s leading multilateral political risk and credit insurance agency NEW YORK and NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Chubb and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) today announced that Chubb has made a $10 million equity investment in ATI. Chubb is the first global property […]

African Development Bank and partners inaugurate Shango power substation in Rwanda to facilitate access to the regional electricity market

The African Development Bank (AfDB.org), Embassy of Germany in Rwanda and the KfW Development Bank joined the Government of Rwanda to inaugurate the high voltage 188 MVA Shango power substation in the capital Kigali and its related transmission network…

African Development Bank and partners inaugurate Shango power substation in Rwanda to facilitate access to the regional electricity market

The African Development Bank (AfDB.org), Embassy of Germany in Rwanda and the KfW Development Bank joined the Government of Rwanda to inaugurate the high voltage 188 MVA Shango power substation in the capital Kigali and its related transmission network…

World Bank/ African Economic Research Consortium Visiting Scholars Program

The World Bank/African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Visiting Scholars Program offers an opportunity for four-month research placements for AERC scholars to join the World Bank and its partners to contribute to World Bank research programs and pr…

Economic and Social Council Adopts Resolution on Better Coordinating Support to Sahel Region, Fills Positions in Subsidiary Bodies, UN-Women

The Economic and Social Council today adopted a resolution aimed at better coordinating support to Africa’s Sahel region, and held elections to fill vacancies in several of its subsidiary bodies and the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for …

Economic and Social Council Adopts Resolution on Better Coordinating Support to Sahel Region, Fills Positions in Subsidiary Bodies, UN-Women

The Economic and Social Council today adopted a resolution aimed at better coordinating support to Africa’s Sahel region, and held elections to fill vacancies in several of its subsidiary bodies and the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for …