Monthly Archives: August 2016

YPO Leaders Share Insights into Building an Optimal Board of Directors

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organization in the world, hosted a live Twitter chat discussing best practices and innovative …

Massive Migrant Rescue Off Libyan Coast ‘Awe-Inspiring’

In what one rescuer called an "extraordinary day," about 6,500 people Monday were pulled from some 40 ships off the coast of Libya en route to Europe.

Nicholas Papachrysostomou, field …

Stakeholders Meet to Review the IGAD Regional Agricultural Investment Plan 2016-2020

IGAD Member States representatives, regional and continental stakeholders, private sector actors as well as IGAD, FAO, AUC, and NPCA are attending a two day consultative workshop in Addis Ababa between …

Meridian Malaria Test Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

illumigene® Malaria Receives 1st Place Award at the Journées Internationales de Biologie /Association des Colloques Nationaux des Biologistes Conference in Paris

CINCINNATI, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) …

Cleobrothers & Company, Inc. opens pharmaceutical office in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Biotech company targets South America and Africa as part of global expansion goals

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cleobrothers & Co., Inc. announced that it has recently

Somaliland’s Planned Port Upgrade Buoys Ambitions

A plan to upgrade Somaliland’s port of Berbera promises to transform the ancient town, almost tripling the port’s size and boosting the region’s economy, backers say. But critics contend the …

Nigeria, South Africa Stare Down Recessions

Politics and petroleum have brought down Africa’s two biggest economies, South Africa and Nigeria, as both nations look down the barrel of recession.

Oil giant Nigeria will release quarterly growth …

ETHIOPIA: AFFORESTATION CAMPAIGN SUCCESSFUL, SAYS FORESTRY MINISTRY

The Ethiopian Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has presented a report about ongoing activities to cover over one million hectares of land with tree seedlings.

More than …