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2014-09-16 08:26:50

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 3,000 Rwandans living in North America are travelling to Atlanta, Georgia (USA) this week to meet their leader President Paul Kagame, during the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, on September 19-20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146311 Former US President Bill Clinton, US lawmakers and celebrities have also been invited to the event. American civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson graced a similar event in Chicago, back in...

2014-09-16 04:20:33

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Points: - Exploration of the unexplored Northern end of the concession commenced. Early indications are of further high-grade mineralisation. - Extension of mineralisation identified by geochemical sampling in existing exploration area. Early indications show the mineralisation is larger than previously identified. Fleurette Group...

2014-09-15 12:25:42

Media Alert: Capitol Hill Release Of Fact-Finding Missions Report On State Of Central American Children WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Fact-Finding Delegations of Immigrant-Rights leaders - from Washington D.C., New York, Boston, Miami, Cincinnati, Chicago, Houston, Oakland and San Francisco - will report at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. preliminary findings of patterns of ongoing violence targeting children in Honduras, El Salvador, and...

2014-09-08 12:26:40

"Unbreakable" reveals how Miami-based Project Medishare and the Knights of Columbus helped earthquake amputees overcome disability and stigmas in Haiti NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the DocMiami International Film Festival in Boca Raton on Saturday, Sept. 13, 1:15 p.m., at the Oak Room at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S....

2014-09-05 20:21:09

Costa Rican team has developed one-of-a-kind technology in the market for breast implants. SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a visit to the medical device manufacturing plant of the company Establishment Labs in Coyol de Alajuela, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis, accompanied by the general director of the Costa Rican Development Initiatives Coalition (CINDE), Gabriela Llobet, were able to observe how Costa Rica's talent has become part of the...

2014-09-03 08:24:27

Regional interconnections and oil discoveries to drive industry growth in the region CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and East Africa represents the second-fastest growing region within Africa. However, East Africa's power sector is highly underdeveloped and has the lowest electricity access rate on the continent. Further, electricity demand is projected to grow faster than the expected expansion rate...

2014-09-02 12:29:28

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has spent more than US$13 million (600 million CFAs) in recent weeks to fight the Ebola virus, according to the Ministry of Health. The government has taken a number of preventive measures after it formed a national commission to lead anti-Ebola efforts. Equatorial Guinea has taken a proactive approach to the Ebola threat as it continues to affect neighboring regions. It has...

2014-08-29 04:20:53

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking out against recent allegations that it holds political prisoners, Azerbaijan has brought into the spotlight those countries and international organisations that are quick to accuse Baku of human rights violations, but seem indifferent to the 23-year occupation by Armenia of 20% of Azerbaijani territory. Elkhan Suleymanov, Member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe...

2014-08-27 08:32:31

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda has partnered with a local investor, Rwanda Online Platform Limited, to offer public services electronically. Public services will thus be accessible via internet and mobile devices. The company, with a 25-year contract, will build and operate a platform, after which it will be transferred back to the government. The Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) agreement aims to bridge the access to information gap, as well as improve public...

2014-08-26 12:26:13

"Unbreakable" reveals how earthquake amputees helped their country overcome stigmas and prejudice NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the Portland Film Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2:30 p.m. at Cinema 21 (616 NW 21st Ave.). "Unbreakable: A Story of Hope and Healing in Haiti" tells the amazing story of children who not...