GROHE
Source: GROHE |

GROHE Is the Driving Force of the Digital Transformation in the Sanitary Sector and Sets New Standards at the 2019 ISH

At the 2019 ISH, for the first time GROHE will present itself as one of the leading global brands for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management

For GROHE (GROHE.com), 2018 was all about strategic partnerships and the digitization of water. At the 2019 ISH, for the first time GROHE will present itself as one of the leading global brands for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management. GROHE, a leading global brand for complete bathroom…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Africa Minister makes two-country trip to Southern Africa to deepen partnership

Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin visited South Africa and Mozambique last week on a four-day trip discussing development, trade and investment

Foreign Office and DFID Minister Harriett Baldwin arrived in Johannesburg on 31 January for a two-day visit to South Africa. She held talks with senior South African government officials, the business sector and civil society to discuss the UK-South Africa bilateral relationship, regional African issues, as well as trade and…

Source: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation |

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Morocco

The focus of the meetings and conversations was on the in-depth evaluation of major issues related to the continued stable development of the traditional friendly ties between Russia and Morocco

On January 25, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who is on a working visit to Rabat, was received by King of Morocco Mohammed VI and had talks with Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Morocco. The focus of the meetings and conversations was on the in-depth evaluation…

Source: Verdade |

President Joao Lourenço: businesses, arms deals and old ghosts (by Miguel Sanz)

Skepticism about the new president and his policies is growing

by MIguel Sanz When President João Lourenço attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss town of Davos last January, he suggested that the winds of change were blowing in Angola. His message to investors was clear: the economic outlook looks bleak, but Angola’s poor record with corruption, its…

Source: CAJ News Africa |

The arrest of a former finance minister has raised some concern in Angola where some firms indicted in Mozambique are present (by Arimando Domingos)

A minister from 2005 to 2015, Chang is detained in South Africa on charges bordering on fraud and money laundering for his alleged involvement in a US$2 billion scandal during Mozambique’s debt crisis

by Arimando Domingos The arrest of a former finance minister as well as the indictment of several other government officials has bust wide open the level of government corruption in Mozambique and to an extent, raised some concern in Angola where some firms indicted in Mozambique are present.  In Mozambique, the turn of events…

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Source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) |

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts

Data from Africa points to a 7% increase in 2018 (North Africa at +10% and Sub-Saharan +6%), reaching an estimated 67 million arrivals

Middle East (+10%) and Africa (+7%) grew above the world average while Asia and the Pacific and Europe grew at 6%; 2018 totalled 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals (+6%), consolidating 2017 strong results and proving to be the second strongest year since 2010; for 2019, UNWTO forecasts a 3-4% increase,…

Linexpo
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Victoria’s Secret Angel will warm Istanbul up

Russian model will colour up Linexpo and she will stay in Istanbul for two days

Kate Grigorieva, model of globally famous lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret is coming to Istanbul. Kate Grigorieva will attend opening ceremony of Linexpo İstanbul Lingerie and Hosiery Fair (www.Linexpo.net) that will be organised on 6-9 February 2019. Russian model will colour up Linexpo and she will stay in İstanbul for two…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

Conference on Disarmament to hold First Public Plenary of its 2019 Session on Monday, 21 January

In addition to Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe will also hold the presidency during 2019

The Conference on Disarmament, the world's single multilateral forum for disarmament negotiations, will hold the first public plenary of its 2019 session on Monday, 21 January at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The session will open under the presidency of Ukraine.  The presidency of the Conference rotates among its…

GROHE
Source: GROHE |

GROHE Is the Driving Force of the Digital Transformation in the Sanitary Sector and Sets New Standards at the 2019 ISH

At the 2019 ISH, for the first time GROHE will present itself as one of the leading global brands for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management

For GROHE (www.GROHE.com), 2018 was all about strategic partnerships and the digitization of water. At the 2019 ISH, for the first time GROHE will present itself as one of the leading global brands for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management. GROHE, a leading global brand for complete…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

In a year of deepening hunger, World Food Programme (WFP) reaches a record 5 million people in Democratic Republic of Congo

Assistance was provided in the form of commodities and cash, and specially fortified foods for the treatment and prevention of acute malnutrition

With widening violence, largescale displacement, poor harvests and endemic poverty nearly doubling the number of acutely food insecure people in DRC this year to 13.1 million, the World Food Programme (WFP) significantly expanded its operations, reaching a record 5 million, a twofold increase from 2017. Building on a surge in…