Monthly Archives: May 2018

Heavy Fighting Traps Civilians in Eastern Libyan City

More than 120,000 people are trapped inside the eastern Libyan city of Derna by heavy fighting between Islamists and forces commanded by General Khalifa Haftar.A U.N. report Thursday said Derna had suffered through "unprecedented" violence over the pas...

Burkina Faso Abolishes Death Penalty

Burkina Faso's parliament has abolished the death penalty by adopting a new penal code that strikes it as a possible sentence.Justice Minister Rene Bagoro said Thursday that the revised document paves the way for more credible, equitable, accessible an...

Suntech et Enerray ont signé un contrat pour fournir des modules en Égypte

WUXI, Chine, 30 mai 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. (« Suntech »), a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’Enerray S.p.A. et Suntech ont signé un contrat pour fournir des modules en Égypte. Enerray est une société d’énergie solaire de premier plan en

Varian Halcyon Systems Expand Access to Cancer Care at Three Centers in Africa

PALO ALTO, California, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Designed to expand the availability of high quality cancer care globally and help save the lives of millions more cancer patients, treatments with Varian’s (NYSE: VAR) Halcyon™ system have started at three different

Suntech and Enerray signed a contract for supplying modules in Egypt

WUXI, China, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. (“Suntech”) announced today that Enerray S.p.A. and Suntech have signed a contract for supplying modules in Egypt. Enerray is a leading solar power company of designing, construction and management of utility

Analysts Warn Sahel Region to Deny Militants Safe Havens

Islamic State is spreading its influence to other regions, including Africa's Sahel, and experts are warning that countries in the region should take measures to keep the militant groups from regrouping in these areas.Having lost most of the territory ...

Kenyan Court Suspends Key Parts of New Cyber Law

Kenyan journalists and bloggers have scored a legal victory in their fight against a new cyber law that they say erodes freedom of speech and endangers millions of Kenyans who express themselves online.Justice Chacha Mwita, a high court judge, on

MoneyGram Launches Money Transfer Service to All Bank Accounts in Ghana

Gives consumers a new option to receive funds in Africa’s fifth largest remittance recipient market ACCRA, Ghana, May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI) announced today the launch of money transfer service directly to any bank account in Ghana. Funds can