Category Archives: Business

New satellite imaging to better forecast locust plagues

Rome - Information from satellites is being used in a new way to predict favourable conditions for Desert Locust swarms, as part of an early warning collaboration by scientists from the European

MASHNOUQ, UNHCR OFFICIAL TACKLE COOPERATION PROSPECTS

Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Nuhad Mashnouq, met on Thursday at his ministerial office with the director of the Middle East and North Africa Bureau of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

World population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal ...

The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries � despite an overall drop in the

AFDB AIMS TO CREATE 25 MILLION JOBS FOR AFRICAN YOUTH

NAIROBI, The African Development Bank (AfDB) aims to create 25 million jobs and positively impact a total of 50 million youth through the implementation of the Jobs for Youth in Africa (JfYA)

AFDB TRYING TO HASTEN IMPLEMENTATION OF AFRICAN DROUGHT-RESILIENCE ...

ADDIS ABABA, The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it will work with partners to accelerate the implementation of a Drought Resilience Sustainable Livelihood Support Programme in the Horn of Africa.As

Suspect arrested for house and business robbery in Walmer

Port Elizabeth: In addressing trio crimes as outlined by the National Trio Crime Action Plan, Walmer police arrested a 30-year-old suspect on 15/06 for a business robbery which allegedly took place on

African Radiopharmacists Put New Skills to Use

Radiopharmaceuticals are a key component of nuclear medicine, and are crucial to fighting cancer and several other medical conditions. Their use, however, requires extensive personnel training on patient safety and equipment handling.

South Africa: If You Want a Better Future, You Must Choose a Better ...

The following remarks were delivered by the DA Leader during a community meeting in Nokaneng, Mpumalanga. The Leader was joined by DA Mpumalanga Provincial Leader, James Masango, and DA Mpumalanga Provincial Chairperson,

UN migration agency launches $60 million appeal for drought-hit East, ...

The United Nations migration agency today appealed for some $60 million to aid an estimated 16 million people suffering from the worst drought in decades in East and Horn of Africa.

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Global food import bill on the rise despite stable markets

Rome-Global food commodity markets are well-balanced, buoyed by ample supplies of wheat and maize and rebounding production of oilseed products. However, rising shipping costs and larger import volumes are set to lift

SOUTH AFRICA: AFTER PRAYER FOR RAIN, DROUGHT-HIT CAPE TOWN EXPECTS ...

CAPE TOWN, Cape Town and the entire Western Cape province of South Africa is on alert after South African Weather Service issued repeated warnings of a major storm in the next three

SOUTH AFRICA: TELKOM REPORTS GROWTH AFTER FOUR YEARS OF LOSSES

PRETORIA, Telkom has reported growth in its operating revenues, including its mobile business which is making money again after reporting losses for four years.These strong results underscore the correctness of Government's decision,

SOUTH AFRICA RANKED TOP BUSINESS EVENTS DESTINATION IN AFRICA

PRETORIA, Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) continues to rank South Africa as the top business events destination in Africa and the Middle East.We are also

Israel, Senegal Mend Diplomatic Ties

Israel and Senegal have mended diplomatic ties that ruptured after the West African country co-sponsored a U.N. Security Council resolution in December condemning Jewish settlement construction.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with