February 2010

Saturday 27 February 2010

 

High-Level Meeting On Education For All PDF Print Email
Saturday, 27 February 2010 10:36 Education

High-Level Meeting On Education For All

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 26, (Buziness Africa) - The Ninth High-Level Group Meeting on Education for All (EFA), focusing on the impact of the global economic crises on education and on challenges related to marginalization, was held in Addis Ababa from 23 to 25 February.

 



Sunday 21 February 2010

 

Russia To Fingerprint Foreigners PDF Print Email
Sunday, 21 February 2010 11:29 legal information

Russia To Fingerprint Foreigners

By Anna Sulimina

MOSCOW, February 21 (MN) - Migration rules are getting tighter for foreigners who work in Russia. The new law, effective from 2012, will screen all foreigners for fingerprints who apply for a work permit.



Saturday 20 February 2010

 

EU Releases GH¢28million To Promote Bamboo PDF Print Email
Saturday, 20 February 2010 13:59 Agriculture

EU Releases GH¢28million To Promote Bamboo

ACCRA, Ghana, Feb. 19 (GNA) - The European Union (EU) has released 28 million Ghana cedis to support a project that seeks to promote bamboo as a new source of energy in Ghana and Ethiopia. The project dubbed: "Bamboo as a Sustainable Biomass Energy: A suitable Alternative for Charcoal and Firewood Production in Africa," aim’s at increasing the use of bamboo as a source of energy for the poor while providing a more sustainable, environmental friendly and economical option to firewood and charcoal.


 

Oil Giants Rush For Fields PDF Print Email
Saturday, 20 February 2010 13:53 Industry

Oil Giants Rush For Fields

By Mikaili Sseppuya

KAMPALA, Uganda, February 18 (Business Week) — Russian, Chinese, French, Italian, Indian and other oil companies are among firms that have already expressed interest in investing in Uganda's oil reserves estimated at 2 billion barrels to date.


 

Analysis: Will Oil Build or Break Country's Democracy? PDF Print Email
Saturday, 20 February 2010 13:46 Experts Policy Center

Analysis: Will Oil Build or Break Country's Democracy?

By Ross Harvey in Johannesburg***

SOUTH AFRICA, Jan 22 (SAIIA) - Will commercial oil production (due to begin later this year) build or break the back of Ghana’s democracy?



Friday 19 February 2010

 

Banana Producers Turn To Regional Markets PDF Print Email
Friday, 19 February 2010 12:13 Agriculture

Banana Producers Turn To Regional Markets

By Salif D. Cheickna in Abidjan

Cote d'Ivoire, Feb 18 (IPS) - Twelve thousand people working on Côte d'Ivoire's banana plantations face uncertainty as the European Union begins implementing a new agreement governing tariffs on bananas.



Sunday 14 February 2010

 

Africom is the Recolonization of Africa by the U.S. PDF Print Email
Sunday, 14 February 2010 14:02 Diplomacy

Africom is the Recolonization of Africa by the U.S.

African revolutionaries now have to sleep with eyes open because the United States of America does not stop at nothing in its plan to establish Africom, a highly equipped U.S. military permanently stationed in Africa to oversee the interests of U.S. imperialists. At the end of last year, the U.S. government stepped up its efforts to establish a standing army in Africa, called Africa Command (Africom, African Command) as the last tool of the subtle colonization of Africa.


 

Africa's NEPAD Homes In On Investment, Growth PDF Print Email
Sunday, 14 February 2010 13:51 Investment

Africa's NEPAD Homes In On Investment, Growth

By Ed Cropley

JOHANNESBURG, February 12 (Reuters) - African leaders must cast aside a tendency to "manage poverty" and instead pursue basic economic growth if they want to improve the lives of their people, a leading regional development expert said.



Friday 12 February 2010

 

Education: Mauritius- WTO-Academic Programme PDF Print Email
Friday, 12 February 2010 14:14 Education

Education: Mauritius- WTO-Academic Programme

Port Louis (Mauritius), February 11, (APA) - The University of Mauritius (UoM) is among the first 14 tertiary institutions that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has selected for a new academic programme in such fields as trade policies, international trade, international relations and trade laws, APA learns in the Mauritian capital Port Louis on Thursday.


 

Ghana Reviews Mining Law PDF Print Email
Friday, 12 February 2010 03:00 legal information

Ghana Reviews Mining Law

By Frederick Asiamah

ACCRA, Ghana, April 12 (Public Agenda) - Ghana's Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), which has been described as a perfect example of a "neo-colonial law" is being reviewed by a committee put together by the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology.


 

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