Monthly Archives: January 2016

UN emergency fund releases US$100 million to assist millions of displaced and vulnerable people in nine under-funded crises

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, MEDIA ADVISORY/ 26TH AU SUMMITWHAT: Official opening of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.Highlights for the media include:The opening ceremony will include among others, a speech by H.E. Mr.

Opera Max, the best solution for new Netflix viewers across Africa: Ask your questions LIVE to Opera Software

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 28, 2016

Opera ( introduces Opera Max (, a free VPN app that helps Android users in Africa manage and save data on streaming video, audio and photo-rich apps through both mobile and Wi-Fi connections.

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INTERPOL to open Special Representative office at African Union

LYON, France, January 26, 2016

An agreement signed by Ethiopia's State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Taye Atske-selassie and INTERPOL Secretary General Jurgen Stock has paved the way for the world police body to open a Special Representative office at the

New Malaria Test, illumigene® Malaria, Sets a New Gold Standard for Diagnosis

Meridian Bioscience Collaborates With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar to Launch Diagnostic Test up to 80,000 Times More Sensitive Than Current Options CINCINNATI, Jan. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Bioscience,

Powerhive announces completion of $20M financing round to support development of off-grid energy access solutions in emerging markets

BERKELEY, California, Jan. 26, 2016 / PRNewswire / — ­Powerhive, an energy solutions provider for emerging markets announced today that the company has closed a $20M Series A financing round, which will support Powerhive’s expansion into new markets in Africa and


LONDON, The swift response by the Sierra Leonean government to the death from Ebola of a 22-year-old female student in Sierra Leone has been due to the work the UK has undertaken in the country, the British Secretary of State

TRACE And PYXERA Global Host Anti-Bribery Workshop In Ghana: High Level Of Attendance Demonstrates Strong Commitment To Commercial Transparency

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, Jan. 25, 2016 / PRNewswire — On Thursday, January 21, TRACE International and PYXERA Global hosted an anti-bribery training workshop in Accra, Ghana as part of a pilot outreach program aimed at advancing commercial transparency through TRACEcertification. The

Cancelled: The Future of African Energy and Power Africa Roadmap Launch

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, January 26, 2016/APO (African Press Organization)/ -- The Future of African Energy and Power Africa Roadmap Launch scheduled for Monday, January 25, 2016 was cancelled due to inclement weather. At this time, t...