Monthly Archives: November 2017

Security Council Members Decry Ruin of Cultural Heritage to Fuel Armed Conflict amid Calls for Greater Cooperation in Holding Profiteers Accountable

Head of Counter-Terrorism Office Urges Involvement of Private Art Dealers, Auction Houses in Preventing TraffickingWith the obvious goal of undermining national identity and international law, terrorists — particularly in armed conflict situations — we...

Final Draw is coming: Hisense invites footballing legend Ruud Gullit to takeover their Social Channels

MOSCOW, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hisense, an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, is proud to announce that it is inviting footballing legend Ruud Gullit to take over their Twitter and Facebook during the Final Draw for 2018 FIFA World

Globeleq Increases Stake in South African Renewables

LONDON, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, a leading developer, owner and operator of electricity generation projects in Africa, has increased its shareholding in the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, De Aar Solar and Droogfontein Solar power projects in South Africa, by

Security Council Members Call for Urgent Action to Prevent Escalation of Tensions after Latest Missile Launch by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Speakers in the Security Council called today for urgent measures to head off the threat posed by the escalation of tensions following the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile by Democratic People's Republic of Korea.Given the grave risks as...

Security Council Members Call for Urgent Action to Prevent Escalation of Tensions after Latest Missile Launch by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Speakers in the Security Council called today for urgent measures to head off the threat posed by the escalation of tensions following the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile by Democratic People's Republic of Korea.Given the grave risks as...

It’s time to put cactus on the menu

Rome - Cactus pear should be considered as a valuable asset, especially for food and livestock feed in dryland areas. FAO gathered experts on the hardy plant to pool their knowledge in a bid to help farmers and policy makers

ETHIOPIAN CENTRAL BANK ISSUES NEW DIRECTIVES TO COMMERCIAL BANKS TO BOOST FDI, EXPORTS

ADDIS ABABA, The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has issued new directives to commercial banks in the country on matters related to foreign currency holdings to promote foreign direct investments (FDI) and exports.The Director for Foreign Exchange at t...

Troika Statement on the Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s High-Level Revitalization Forum Supporting Peace in South Sudan

Begin text:The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) recently traveled to Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, and Kenya in support of the efforts of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to urgently...