Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Jibu Announces Completion of $7 Million Series B Financing

Funds raised through impact investments will accelerate Jibu’s growth and drive social and financial returns DENVER, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jibu, a social enterprise that has reinvented the traditional franchise model to equip emerging market entrepreneurs to build solutions

XCMG Opens First Direct Spare Parts Center in Africa – ...

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG opened its first direct regional spare parts center (“the Center”) on January 6 in Nairobi, Kenya to serve business in East Africa. The Center is a collaboration with TISCO Construction Ltd., and

SOUTH AFRICA’S FREE STATE PROVINCE ACTS TO PREVENT SPREAD OF ...

BLOEMFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA-- The government of South Africa's Free State Province has activated an Outbreak Response Team as part of efforts to contain the spread of an outbreak of listeriosis, a bacterial infection which affects the central nervous sy...

SOUTH AFRICAN OPPOSITION DETERMINED TO ENSURE PRESIDENT ZUMA DOES NOT ...

JOHANNESBURG-- South African opposition parties are determined to ensure that President Jacob Zuma does not deliver the annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) to Parliament next Thursday.The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) want a motion of no confid...

South Africa’s Zuma asks Prosecutors to Drop Graft Charges

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has provided arguments on why he should not be prosecuted for corruption, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Thursday, as pressure mounts for the scandal-plagued president to step down.Zuma, who has fac...

Longtime US Diplomat Latest to Quit Under Trump

The United States is losing its top career diplomat and the State Department's third-highest-ranking official with the retirement of Thomas Shannon.Shannon, the undersecretary of state for political affairs, announced Thursday that he was calling it a ...

South Sudan Rebels Vow ‘Guerrilla War’ if Peace Talks Fail

South Sudan's opposition is threatening to resort to "guerrilla warfare" if peace talks in Ethiopia fail in the coming days as government forces advance on remaining rebel strongholds in the fifth year of civil war."We will keep fighting from the