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Aung San Suu Kyi to attend the 2nd Myanmar Oil and Gas Summit

Aung San Suu Kyi gives speech to supporters at Hlaing Thar Yar Township in Yangon, Myanmar on 17 November 2011. Author Htoo Tay Zar. Source: Wikipedia.org

 

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize laureate and Chairperson of the National League for Democracy will be attending The 2nd Myanmar Oil and Gas Summit, Yangon, 17-18 June. read more

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DC Finance’s CEO will be visiting NYC from June 17thto promote the East Coast Family Office & Wealth Management Conference and the firm’s institutional investment, corporate finance, going public and family office events in Israel. Available for meetings

 

DC Finance, the manager of one of the world’s largest Family Office events, ( www.israelwealth.com), is proud to present the East Coast’s top HNWI & SFOs wealth management event – The Annual East Coast Family Office & Wealth Management Conference, OCT 2nd, at the Union League Club, New York City ( www.nyc-wealth.com). read more

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Standard Bank uses sustainable strategy to mesh commercial reality and social relevance

2012 Sustainability Report proves that Standard Bank’s strategy and sustainability programmes are mutually reinforcing and have served the company well in the past 12 months read more

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Ethiopia: Minority Regime’s Fiefdom Syndrome

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Ethiopia’s Tekeda Alemu Feigns Concern over Djibouti-Eritrea Relations

Sophia Tesfamariam

 

It is rather interesting that Tekeda Alemu would today feign concern and call on Eritrea to show a “pacific disposition” towards Djibouti, Somalia and Ethiopia[i].  As this author recalls, it was Tekeda Alemu that asked the US to break the otherwise amicable and neighborly Djibouti-Eritrea relations. How can Eritrea have a “pacific disposition” to Ethiopia when for over a decade Ethiopia has been occupying its sovereign territories in violation of the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission’s (EEBC) final and binding delimitation and demarcation decisions, international law, the United Nations and African Union Charters? As for Somalia, no one tried harder to “isolate” Eritrea from playing any meaningful role in Somalia than did the regime in Ethiopia and its handlers. Now that they have managed to create an intractable desperate situation in a dismembered and weak Somalia, don’t expect Eritrea to burn in that self created quagmire. Allow me to remind the good Ambassador of a few facts about Djibouti-Eritrea relations. read more

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Just Do It – Nike

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

It is the Nike WE RUN series in Africa: From Johannesburg to Algiers. read more

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Credit Suisse: Global household wealth falls 5.2% to USD 223 trillion, with Eurozone crisis as backdrop

 

Europe loses about USD 10.9 trillion of household assets, while Asia Pacific sheds 1.4 trillion read more

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Cold Chain Market in India Set to Cross Rs. 6400 Crores (US$ 11 Billion) by 2017

 

Government initiatives, growing organized retail, pharmaceutical industry, horticultural produce and food processing would spur the demand for cold chain logistics in the coming years. read more

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Adventure, Adversity, Perseverance, and Voodoo: Documentary About Underdog African Team Vying to Reach World Cup Premieres on Fox Soccer

 

Los Angeles, CA, July, 2012 –(PR.com)– “Laduma! Benin’s Journey” documentary film premieres on August 12, 2012. read more

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Arsenal and Airtel are partners

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

The international football fraternity is fast becoming a strong ally for Africa’s advancement. read more

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Invest in Africa partners with Sunderland AFC

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

YES, its official. Its finally happening. Its history in the making. read more

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Syria: UN relief chief ‘horrified’ by violence, urges unrestricted access for aid agencies

 

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos

9 March 2012 – The United Nations relief chief today urged Syrian authorities to allow unrestricted access to humanitarian organizations to deliver aid to people affected by the ongoing violence, saying she was “horrified” by the destruction she had seen in some of the areas she visited during her two-day visit to the country. read more

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Ban underlines need for concerted international effort to end bloodshed in Syria

 

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today underlined the need for concerted action to end the crisis in Syria, lamenting that the international community has thus far failed in its responsibility to stop the bloodshed in the country, where he said the Government was waging an “atrocious assault” against its own people. read more

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Sec. Clinton Praises Morocco as Leader for Peace, Democracy in Region — Reaffirms Moroccan autonomy solution in Western Sahara as ‘serious, realistic, credible’

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking to press in Rabat on Sunday with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad Dine El Otmani, praised Morocco as a leader on Arab Spring reforms and a key partner for peace in the region. She described Morocco’s autonomy initiative to resolve the Western Sahara conflict as “serious, realistic, and credible” and reiterated that U.S. policy “has remained constant.” The U.S. policy supporting a solution based on autonomy under Moroccan sovereignty to end the decades-old dispute has earned the backing of three U.S. Administrations—Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Barack Obama—as well as that of bipartisan majorities in both Houses of Congress. read more

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