Daily Archives: July 17, 2016

Investing in Emerging Markets Summit

Date: 16 & 17 November 2016 read more

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IMF Staff Concludes 2016 Article IV Mission to Equatorial Guinea

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Montfort Mlachila, visited Malabo from June 29 to July 13 to conduct the 2016 Article IV consultation discussions. read more

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Call for Zimbabwean Illegal Wildlife Challenge Fund project bids

The United Kingdom’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairshas launched the third round of the Illegal Wildlife Challenge Fund that eligible Zimbabwean organisations can bid for to access funding to curb illegal wildlife trade and promote wildlife conservation initiatives. read more

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“Unlock The Sea” – Underwater Discoveries Unveiled at Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove, Seychelles

Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove, Seychelles (www.LeMeridienFishermansCove.com), launched “Unlock the Sea”, a unique programme to help the creative and curious minded traveler experience and explore the island and ignite their inspiration with an incredible underwater encounter. Created in partnership with The Marine Conservation Society Seychelles, this interactive program helps guests discover a treasure trove of marine life around the island through a curated snorkeling experience and learn and educate themselves on the importance of marine conservation. Guests can also witness an underwater art gallery or post a postcard to friends or family from under water! read more

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USAID and NASA Using Technology for Development in West Africa

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced a five-year program, SERVIR West Africa. This program will promote the use of satellite imagery to help improve the West Africa region’s resilience; lessen negative impacts of climate change; ensure that land use management is sustainable; and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With this program, West Africa becomes part of the Global SERVIR network, which includes Eastern and Southern Africa, the Hindu-Kush Himalaya region, and the Mekong River Basin. read more

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Uganda: Lethal Response to Killings

The Ugandan government should investigate the killings of at least 50 people in the Rwenzori region, 17 of them by security forces, between February and April 2016, and make the findings public, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the police inspector general. read more

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6 Questions to Ask When Choosing A Website Builder For Your E-commerce Store

Ready to take your business online and put your products up for sale? Good for you. If you can get the ball rolling quickly enough, hopefully you can be ready in time to be part of this year’s Black Friday shopping spree in the coming months ahead. Stats show that 2015’s Black Friday had more people shopping online than at traditional brick-and-mortar stores! read more

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ZIFF 2016 Awards Powerful Films

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How GS1 Barcodes have revolutionized the Prison System

With the drastic increase in crime, the prison systems in South Africa as well as throughout the world been forced to expand in order to accommodate the rising number of inmates.   This has led to the increasing need to develop a system to regulate and control the prison environment.  It is critical that the prison environment be safe and secure for both the inmates as well as the prison staff.   It is also very important for the environment to be conducive to the rehabilitation of inmates into society as a whole.  GS1 registered Barcodes have revolutionized the prison system by providing a solution to this problem.  GS1 Barcodes enable Prison authorities to create healthy and safe environments in prisons where the inmates’ medical, emotional, physical and social needs are met. read more

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