Source: Rushmore Business School |

Brexit upheaval brings opportunity for African educators

Mauritius based Rushmore Business School sets its sight on expansion into East Africa with its offer of quality British degree programmes delivered on the African continent

The influential magazine Foreign Policy published an article at the end of 2018 entitled The Brexit Fueled Death of the British University (https://bit.ly/2Ghc4Jj). A grim outlook for the British education sector at the start of the year has only got worse as the nation prepares for a “No Deal Brexit” and…

Source: Kaspersky |

Global, Transparent, Trusted: Kaspersky successfully passes independent SOC 2 audit

The Service Organisation Controls (SOC) Reporting Framework is a globally recognised report for cybersecurity risk management controls

Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.com) has successfully completed the Service Organisation Control for Service Organisations (SOC 2) Type 1 audit. The final report, issued by one of the Big Four accounting firms, confirms that the development and release of Kaspersky’s threat detection rules databases (AV databases) are protected from unauthorised changes by strong…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea to boost Opportunities for African Services Companies with Upcoming Oil & Gas Meeting Day

The Oil & Gas Meeting Day will offer the opportunities for African services companies to make deals with regional and international partners

In order to strengthen cooperation amongst African companies, encourage the development of a strong African content and promote joint-venture opportunities, Malabo will be hosting the Oil & Gas Meeting Day on October 1-2, 2019. The summit is part of Equatorial Guinea’s Year of Energy and will focus on exploring opportunities…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

African Energy Chamber’s Angola President to Lead Angolan Services Companies’ African Outreach at Upcoming Oil & Gas Meeting Day in Malabo

The growth of Africa’s oil & gas sector presents the continent’s services companies with tremendous opportunities for partnerships and regional expansion

Angolan and Mozambican services companies are answering to Equatorial Guinea’s call to cooperation and will be participating in the Oil & Gas Meeting Day in Malabo on October 1st and 2nd, 2019. The delegation will be led by President of the African Energy Chamber in Angola, Sergio Pugliese. The growth…

Marriott International, Inc.
Source: Marriott International, Inc. |

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott opens in Durban

Edgy and innovative hotel brand comes to uMhlanga Ridge

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge officially opened this month, making it the first Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotel in KwaZulu-Natal and the fourth in South Africa. A highly anticipated addition to the brand’s fast-growing portfolio, it joins Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotels in…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Minister Shahid, as the Special Envoy of the President, calls on the President of Comoros

At the meeting held in Moroni, Minister Shahid extended warm greetings from President Solih, and presented a letter to President Assoumani from President Solih

Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, Special Envoy of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, called on His Excellency Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of Comoros, this evening. At the meeting held in Moroni, Minister Shahid extended warm greetings from President Solih, and presented a letter to President Assoumani…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Libya |

Joint Statement on Hostilities in Tripoli

The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America reiterate their deep concern about ongoing hostilities in Tripoli

The text of the following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Begin Text: The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America reiterate…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Press Release Regarding the Kidnapping of the crew of a Turkish Commercial Vessel

Authorities of Nigeria and Ghana have been approached in order to secure the release of the Turkish crew

A Turkish Cargo ship on route from Douala to Abidjan was attacked by pirates off the Nigerian coast on the evening of July 13. Pirates have taken hostage some of the Turkish crew members. The ship currently is anchored at the port of Tema (Ghana). Authorities of Nigeria and Ghana…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General reconvenes International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Committee will meet on 17 July, 2019, in Geneva from 12 midday, to ascertain whether the ongoing outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern

WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has reconvened an Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005 Emergency Committee on Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.   The Committee will meet on 17 July, 2019, in Geneva from 12 midday, to ascertain whether the ongoing…

Source: Department for International Development (DFID) |

New UK aid funding to tackle Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

The UK has announced fresh support to help deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Speaking at an event about the crisis in Geneva yesterday (Monday 15 July), the International Development Secretary, Rory Stewart, announced funding of up to £50 million to aid the ongoing response in North Kivu and Ituri, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as well as helping neighbouring countries to…