African Education Officials to Explore School Dropout at International Summit

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2015 / PRNewswire — Education officials from Nigeria, Morocco, Egypt, Senegal, Zambia and Tanzania will join approximately 200 experts and government representatives at a two-day summit here to explore drivers of school dropout and strategies to keep children in classrooms, the U.S. Agency for International Development ( and Creative Associates International announced. […]

New Study: Executive Interference Limits Strengthening of Independent Judiciary, Auditors and Civil Service Across Africa

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2015 / PRNewswire – Interference from the executive branch significantly limits the strengthening of an independent judiciary, auditors and civil service across Africa, according to the Africa Integrity Indicators (AII), a new report assessing transparency and accountability in all 54 African countries released today. Even in countries where the judiciary enjoys full legal […]

Huawei Redefines Innovative ICT to Enable Smart Energy at its Global Energy Industry Summit 2015

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Aug. 20, 2015 / PRNewswire — With energy as a driving force for global economic development, energy companies around the world are encountering a multitude of challenges as they move towards digital transformation. Against this backdrop, Huawei hosted its Global Energy Industry Summit 2015 with the theme of “Innovative ICT Enables Smart Energy” […]

Minister to Unveil Ghana’s Agriculture Masterplan at 3rd Africa Palm Oil (Rubber & Cocoa) Summit in Accra

ACCRA, Ghana, Aug. 18, 2015 / PRNewswire — From 13-15 October, 2015, Accra will host a delegation of plantation owners, agri-traders, investors and government officials coming together to tap the vast commercial opportunities in Africa’s three major cash crops — palm oil, rubber and cocoa. Honorable Minister Fiifi Kwetey, Minister of Agriculture, Ministry of Food […]

ContourGlobal and the Republic of Armenia Announce Purchase of the Vorotan Hydroelectric Facility

– IFC of the World Bank Group to Invest Alongside ContourGlobal – Rehabilitation Investments of over Euro 50 million to Strengthen Armenia’s Power Sector – Expands ContourGlobal’s Sizable Renewable Energy Portfolio – Acquisition Financing Provided by HSBC and Ameria Banks NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2015 / PRNewswire – ContourGlobal and the Republic of Armenia announced the completion of […]