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 strategies to create

South Africa: MEC Albert Fritz Sends Condolences to Elsiesrivier Family Affected By Fire

The Western Cape MEC of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, has expressed his condolences to an Elsiesrivier family that was affected by a fire in the early hours of Monday morning.The fire

South Africa: Australian Serial Sexual Offender Nabbed in Prison

He was facing 15 cases of indecent assault, five charges of persistent sexual offences with a child and four cases of sexual intercourse with a minor in Australia.He was released on bail

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) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) was

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 opened a

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 figures Wednesday that

Kenyan President Urges South Sudan to Fully Execute Peace Deal

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging South Sudan's leaders to implement last year's peace deal and stabilize the country.

Kenyatta made a one-day stop Tuesday in Juba, the first head of state to

South Africa: Deputy Minister Nomaindia Mfeketo Delivers Public Lecture and Co-Host an Exhibition At Freedom Park

Deputy Minister Mfeketo to deliver a Public Lecture and co-host an exhibition to mark 90th birthday of former Cuban President Fidel Castro and the end of Women's Month.The Department of International Relations

Belt and Road Forum to Give Further Support to Chinese Energy Enterprises

YANTAI, China, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Chinese energy enterprises need repositioning themselves for going out and conducting international cooperation on production capacity, Ian He, CEO of Jereh Group said Thursday at

News in Brief (PM)

Collecting water a "colossal waste of time" for women and girlsThe 200 million hours that women and girls spend each day fetching water is often a "colossal waste of time," according to

Hunger Grips Thousands of New South Sudan Refugees in Uganda

When the refugees arrive at this camp near the border with South Sudan, the beans provided by the United Nations are their only source of protein. There is no milk, not even

Transforming SA’s media landscape

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has lauded the 2016 Print Media Transformation Colloquium, calling it the beginning of the journey towards the full transformation of the print media space in South Africa."For us,