Category Archives: Business News

Conflict prevention, migration and terrorism key concerns for EU and member countries at UN

On the second day of the United Nations General Assembly's high-level debate, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, underscored that the UN must rise to address many global challenges, including forced displacement and terrorism.…

Official launch of NEPAD’s 5% Agenda initiative for infrastructure financing in Africa

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) (www.NEPAD.org) - African Union's economic development programme- gathered international investors and CEO-level business leaders at the NASDAQ Stock Market today, 18th September, for the launch of its 5% …

AFRICA RECORDS INCREASE OF TWO MILLION INTERNATIONAL VISITOR ARRIVALS

NAIROBI, International tourist arrivals in Africa grew by more than two million visitors this year driven by strong growth in the key markets of Kenya, South Africa and Mauritius, according to a new report by …

Security Council Approves Mandate, Operations, Size of United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2377 (2017)

Political Will, International Support Now Crucial, Says Permanent Representative

The Security Council today approved the Secretary-General's recommendations regarding the size, operational aspects and mandate of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.

Unanimously adopting resolution …

Chinese Internet, telecommunication companies reach out for ‘Online Silk Road’

As China gradually rolls out construction plans under the Belt and Road Initiative, an Online Silk Roadrdquo; is also under way with the help of Chinese Internet, telecommunication companies.

We believe the Internet is a …

General Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions, Including Texts on Global Economic Governance, Multilingualism, Wildlife Protection, Eradicating Malaria

Concluding the work of its seventy-first session, the General Assembly adopted six resolutions this morning, including one relating to global economic governance.

The Assembly adopted that resolution, titled the United Nations in global economic governance …

ANGOLA: INSCRIPTION OF MBANZA KONGO ON WORLD HERITAGE LIST HONOURS AFRICA

LUANDA, The enlistment of the Historic Center of Mbanza Kongo, former capital of the Congo kingdom, on the world heritage list honors Angola in particular and the African continent in general due to its role …

Court Raises Hope More Kenyan Women Will Be Elected

NAIROBI, KENYA � Buoyed by record gains in last month's elections, Kenyan activists say they hope the nation's top court will enforce women's right to better political representation, following a surprise decision to nullify the …