Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Government of Rwanda and Alibaba Group Enter into Agreements to Promote Rwanda’s Economic Development

The first eWTP hub in Africa was launched in Rwanda; Key initiatives include assisting Rwandan SMEs to sell to Chinese consumers, promoting Rwandan tourism and providing capacity building to empower Rwanda’s digital economy

KIGALI, Rwanda,

CAR Defense Minister: Efforts to Rebuild National Army Continue

Throughout nearly six years of civil war, the Central African Republic’s military has struggled to restore peace. Fighting with rebels and militias has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, while accusations of human rights abuses …

Cameroon Defense Minister Warns Foreigners Against Travel

Cameroon’s defense minister called on all foreign nationals in the country’s restive regions to be cautious after an American missionary died after being shot in the head amid fighting between armed separatists and soldiers in …

Nigerian Shi’ite Group Says Security Forces Fired on Protests, Killed 42

The movement of a jailed Nigerian Shi’ite cleric whose followers have repeatedly been targeted by the authorities said on Wednesday security forces had killed 42 of its members during two days of violent crackdowns on …

Opportunity International Honors 2018 WeGo Award Winners

Chicago, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Opportunity International is pleased to announce the winners of the Women and Girls Opportunity (WeGO) Awards. The inaugural WeGO Award seeks to highlight and honor Opportunity International partners