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2014-10-16 23:14:10

Grassroots Community and High-Level Influencers Partner to Aid in Relief PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Founded by Dr. Cecilia M. Cardesa-Lusardi, in partnership with the Philadelphia Foundation (TPF), the Liberia Ebola Relief Fund (LERF) http://www.philafound.org announces the launch of a diverse model to fight the Ebola Virus in Liberia’s hardest hit communities. To promote efforts at the grassroots and among key institutions, LERF has committed to distribute 100 percent of...

2014-10-02 12:35:54

-- Company announces $2 donation to UNICEF for each money transfer to Africa -- NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, and Samish Kumar, CEO of TRANSFAST, LLC, a leading international money transfer and payments company, met recently to discuss remittances to Africa and their benefit to Ghana as a reliable, predictable source of capital. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141002/149977 The meeting...

2014-09-18 00:21:02

As UNSC Convenes for Emergency Meeting in New York, International Community Must Do More to Prevent Health Catastrophe FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the UN Security Council meets today for only the second time in history to address a world health emergency, the Ebola crisis continues to devastate communities in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Without concerted and immediate international action to tackle this crisis, the outbreak could see these countries' hard-fought...

2014-09-09 16:20:58

DUBAI, UAE, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural West Africa Investment Forum confirms a range of PPP infrastructure projects across eight West African countries valued at $19 billion including significant commitment by UAE entities. The inaugural West Africa Investment Forum (WAIF) today announced a package of seventeen infrastructure projects planned for the UEMOA (West Africa Economic & Monetary Union) region with significant funding by UAE entities....

2014-08-14 12:25:20

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info West Africa was a region of war-torn countries and broken states, and highly dependent on international aid. Peace efforts and political stabilisation have led to economic growth and regional integration, but terrorist groups and organised crime networks still present major challenges, writes Professor Dr Jaime Pinto in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ]. However, West...

2014-08-13 23:08:48

The 3rd Palm Oil Africa conference coming to Accra, Ghana on 13-14 October, 2014 promises vital updates on Africa’s lucrative palm oil business, and expands focus, this year, to include rubber and cocoa investments. Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The movers and shakers of the African palm oil industry along with the cocoa and rubber investors and stakeholders are gearing up for the African edition of CMT’s Palm Oil series, which offers vital industry dialog on ‘Mounting...

2014-07-09 08:23:55

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AFRICA24 MEDIA, the continent's premiere international quality TV production house, is sending its COO & Senior Executive Producer Daniel Furnad to West Africa. He is arriving Monday in Lagos, Nigeria, for a 7+ nation tour that will take him to Burkina Faso, Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire, Liberia, Ghana, Cameroon and maybe your country as well. This is all part of the AFRICA24 MEDIA initiative to engage local African TV...

2014-07-07 12:28:47

Obstetrician/gynecologist who opposed AVFE/CLITORAID Kamkaso Hospital opening must pay punitive damages LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a verdict released on June 30, the Ouagadougou Supreme Court of Burkina Faso, West Africa, found Professor Charlemagne Marie Ouedraogo guilty of defaming the Raelian Church of Bukina Faso. The court sentenced Ouedraogo to a stiff fine of 100,000 FCFA plus 1 million FCFA in punitive damages, payable to the Raelian Church. He must...

2014-06-09 23:09:48

Computer Frontiers, Inc. (CFI) is a certified, women-owned technology company headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, with affiliate companies located throughout Africa. CFI is proud to announce that Frontier Services International Limited, has established a new office in Gambia, Africa. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Frontier Services Limited is an affiliated company of Computer Frontiers Inc. and was incorporated in the Gambia in the first quarter of 2014. Frontier Services Ltd. supports Computer...

2014-05-15 16:23:05

BURLINGAME, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC) today announced plans to join U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on a U.S. Department of Commerce Energy Business Development trade mission to West Africa. The delegation will travel to Ghana and Nigeria from May 18-23, 2014. The goal of the mission is to expand opportunities for U.S. companies in the energy sector while addressing a major need to develop increased energy and power...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.