Daily Archives: May 30, 2019

Globeleq conclut les arrangements financiers pour des installations renouvelables en Afrique du Sud

LONDRES, 30 mai 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq a finalisé l’acquisition en Afrique du Sud de quatre installations de production d’énergie renouvelable et de la société de gestion d’actifs d’une filiale de Brookfield Asset Management. L’ajout de ces entités complète fortement

Amnesty Suspends Zimbabwe Branch After Fraud Probe

HARARE Amnesty International on Thursday suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first ever such move by the rights advocacy group.Amnesty issued a statement saying "an extensive forensic audit was conducted ...

UN Renews South Sudan Arms Embargo

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council renewed sanctions on South Sudan Thursday for another year, including an arms embargo. But none of the council's three African members supported the measure.Last year, after earlier failed attempts, the Securi...

UN Renews South Sudan Arms Embargo

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council renewed sanctions on South Sudan Thursday for another year, including an arms embargo. But none of the council's three African members supported the measure.Last year, after earlier failed attempts, the Securi...

Longtime Kenya Coffee Farmers Eye New Path

KIAMBU, KENYA Kenya is the fifth largest coffee-producing country in Africa, but that might change. Coffee farmers in the East African nation are turning to other crops because of drought and low prices on the international market.Joseph Wainaina,

UN Chief Names US Diplomat as His Somalia Envoy

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday named a new envoy for Somalia, nearly five months after his previous representative was declared persona non grata and expelled. Career U.S. diplomat James Swan will be Guterres' spec...