Category Archives: Business

More Refugees Flee Carnage in Central African Republic

Thousands of people continue to flee violence in the troubled Central African Republic and the United Nations says many lack access to humanitarian care. Its response plan requesting $515 million launched in January is barely …

Richard N. Goodwin, White House Speech Writer, Dead at 86

Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy’s “ripples of hope” and LBJ’s speeches on civil rights and “The …

Kagame Touts Rwanda’s Health Care Successes

The government of Rwandan President Paul Kagame � accused by some of imposing authoritarian rule on the country � received almost unanimous praise for its strides in health care. Kagame had a chance to tout …

SOUTH AFRICA’S MPUMALANGA PROVINCE, MOZAMBIQUE’S MAPUTO PROVICE TO BOOST ECONOMIC TIES

MATOLA, MOZAMBIQUE– The Premier of South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province, Refilwe Mtsweni, and her counterpart from Maputo Province in neighbouring Mozambique, Raimundo Maico Diomba, have signed bilateral agreements to strengthen economic relations between the two provinces …

SOUTH AFRICA: GOVERNMENT FINE-TUNING R2.1N SME, INNOVATION FUND

PRETORIA– South Africa’s Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says the department is finalising the modalities of how the recently announced R2.1 billion small business and innovation fund will be implemented.

Zulu said this when …