RMS, the world’s leading catastrophe risk management firm, today announced that it is expanding its Asia Pacific presence with a new Singapore office. The office, led by Paul Burge
Further increasing its global expansion to solidify its spot as the leader in the visual communications industry, FASTSIGNS® International Inc., the worldwide franchisor for the mo
By Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS (Reuters) – French cement maker Lafarge will combine its South Africa business with publicly traded Nigerian unit Lafarge Wapco, listing its Africa interests together on the Lagos bourse, its country chief executive officer said on Tuesday. Guillaume Roux said the deal, worth $1.35 billion, will see the Lafarge group get $200 million in cash and 1.4 billion new shares …
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Madinah Nalukenge recalls the day she set out to sell food on the filthy edges of a bus terminal in the Ugandan capital in 2004. She had just $10 left over from a failed attempt to sell bed sheets.
Blumberg Grain, a global leader in food safety and security, has joined The Corporate Council on Africa , the leading trade organization developing and strengthening business
By Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Winter arrived in South Africa this week, covering hills and highlands with snow in a fittingly chill metaphor for an economy beset by everything from labour unrest and flat-lining output to rising inflation and waning external confidence. South Africa’s problems are many and complex but at their root is the collapse of the balance struck in the dying days …
South Africa’s quarterly business confidence index was unchanged at 41 index points in the second quarter of the year, indicating the majority of companies were still unhappy with operating conditions in Africa’s most advanced economy, a survey showed. The Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) survey, conducted by the Bureau for Economic Research (BER), has hovered around the 40 mark for over a year.
Convictions for aiding and abetting crimes in Sarajevo and Srebrenica were overturned in March 2013. The Hague tribunal prosecutor this week asked appeals judges to reconsider their acquittal of wartime Yugoslav army chief Momcilo Perisic
Karadzic defence witness says there was no joint plan for the wartime expulsion of Bosniaks and Croats.
PESHAWAR – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday his government is making a new law as well as taking practical steps for improving quality of law enforcement to curb terrorism as restoration of peace is their topmost priority.
“While our farmers and farm workers suffer from poverty, agricultural transnational corporations increased their profits three times.” – Ibon Foundation
“US troops have a history of environmental crimes in the Philippines that have remained unaddressed with impunity.” – Dr.
As official results show a resounding win for Ilham Aliyev, reporters on the ground spot voters so keen to vote that they do so repeatedly. Voters go to the polls in Azerbaijan’s presidential election
The second prosecution witness to appear in The Hague says deputy president never called on supporters to drive people out of the Rift Valley. A prosecution witness testifying against Kenya’s deputy president in The Hague has told judges that he never heard the defendant inciting people who attended his political rallies ahead of the December 2007 election. The protected witness, who is known only by the reference PO 326, said that in the run-up to the polls he attended various campaign rallies led by William Ruto, at that time deputy leader of the Orange Democratic Movement, ODM, party.
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A Kolkata-born journalist has written himself into Fleet Street history by becoming the first non-white editor of a British national newspaper, The Independent.Amol Rajan, 30, has be…
Istanbul-Turkish authorities have arrested dozens of people protesting in the fiercest anti-government demonstrations the country has witnessed in years, with riot police firing tear gas on demonstrators in Istanbul and Ankara. According to a report via Aljazeera, 60 people were detained on Friday as they protested in Istanbul at a rally which began over the
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Al Jazeera obtains exclusive footage of army’s battle against Boko Haram, with women and children shown among the dead. read more
After an absence of 10 years, the Miss Algeria beauty contest is to resume on Friday in the western city of Oran, organisers said.
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ALGIERS (AFP) – After an absence of 10 years, the Miss Algeria beauty contest is to resume on Friday in the western city of Oran, organisers said.
Independent Newspapers was attacked by a group called Anonymous Africa on Wednesday over the newspaper group’s alleged support of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
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The Albany Advertiser may not be the go-to source for comprehensive worldwide war reporting these days, but that wasn’t always the case.
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A large bomb has killed three civilians in western Kabul this morning, shortly before the international military coalition officially passed responsibility for the security of Afghanistan to national forces. Related Stories At least three killed in Kabul bombing as Nato hands back military responsibility to Afghan army At least three killed in Kabul bombing as Nato hands back security lead to …
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A SPECIAL forces soldier has been wounded during a mission in Afghanistan, the Australian Defence Force says.
The stage is set for a tense G8 summit of the world’s most powerful nations.
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Minichiello wants the best of both worlds, a glimmer of hope for Leigh and New Zealand Warriors make it four in a row 1) England taking shape Any changes in the England pecking order as a result of last Friday’s Exiles game ?
If you doubt the involvement of Sarah Hall Ingram in the persecution of the Tea Party, Conservatives, and Christians under her watch as the head of the non-profit division of the IRS, perhaps you should review the action of the IRSCare Czar just a few weeks after her appointment. Continue reading →
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There is a lack of impetus for the FTSE 100 Index, which is 6.4 points lower at 6322 in a session when trading volumes are expected to be slim due to a public holiday in the United States.
Asking prices jumped by 2.8% between January and February to reach £235,741 on average, with big monthly leaps of around 5% recorded in the North West of England and Wales, according to Rightmove.
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