Daily Archives: January 29, 2018

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**African Union

The Secretary-General is on his way back from Addis …

Secretary-General, at High-level Event, Outlines ‘Moral Obligation to Do Better’ in Reducing Humanitarian Needs, Optimizing Resources for Pursuing Common Goals

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the high-level event on the “New Way of Working,” in Addis Ababa today:

I am pleased to join you to discuss a …

Centbee, South Africa-based Bitcoin wallet and merchant payment ecosystem, attracts funding from nChain

JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — nChain Group, the leading blockchain research and development firm, has taken an equity stake in Centbee, a Bitcoin wallet provider that makes it easy

The Integer Group Announces Partnership With South Africa’s Hot Spot

Leading Global Commerce Agency Formalizes Agreement to Launch Integer\Hot Spot

DENVER, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Integer Group®, a commerce agency that lives at the Intersection of Branding …

The Integer Group annonce un partenariat avec la société Hot Spot d’Afrique du Sud

L’agence de commerce mondiale de premier plan formalise un accord visant à lancer Integer\Hot Spot

DENVER, 29 janvier 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Integer Group®, une agence de commerce qui …

Dr. Workneh meets UN Humanitarian Chief

Dr. Workneh met with Marc Lowcock, Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator along with Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator and Vice Chair of the United Nations Development Group …

African Leaders Tasked with Several Assignments

Addis Ababa, African Union Commission Chairperson, Musa Faki Mahamat said African leaders have many assignments that need their attention.

While addressing the opening of the AU Assembly, the Chairperson said …

Egyptian Politician Emerges as Sole Election Challenger to Sissi

CAIRO An Egyptian politician emerged just ahead of a deadline Monday as the sole challenger to President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in an election in March the incumbent is set to …

Egyptian Politician Emerges as Sole Election Challenger to Sissi

CAIRO An Egyptian politician emerged just ahead of a deadline Monday as the sole challenger to President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in an election in March the incumbent is set to …

Cost of Climate Change on Africa Too High to Ignore: AUC Chairperson

Addis Ababa, African countries should collaborate to collectively tackle the negative impacts of climate change, since its cost on continent is too high to ignore, the African Union Commission said.…