Emmanuel Amuneke: Egypt friendly will examine Tanzania ahead of AfconThe Taifa Stars have lined up a difficult friendly game which will determine how far they have progressedcoach Emmanuel Amuneke believes their international friendly game against will assess the country's readiness for the 2019 (Afcon). The Taifa Stars will be making a return to the continental tournament since they were knocked out in the first round of the 1980 edition in . Amuneke believes that the meeting with the Pharaohs, the hosts of the continental competition will help him to evaluate his side before the finals. “They are a very good side and have a lot of history when it comes to African football," Amuneke told SuperSport. The Taifa Stars will hope to manoeuvre their way past Group C rivals , and for a chance to reach the knockout stage of the continental competition.
June 13, 2019 15:17 UTC
With the UK committed to reducing its carbon emissions to “net zero” by 2050, aviation’s environmental footprint is in the spotlight. But cutting out flights need not mean endless weekends in Paris. Mark Smith, The Man in Seat 61, recommends some more adventurous itineraries. MoroccoYou can leave London in the morning and reach North Africa the following evening, without setting foot on a plane – if you can resist the temptation to stop off in Paris, Barcelona or Gibraltar. Leave London St Pancras on the 07:55 Eurostar, with time for lunch at the Train Bleu restaurant at the Gare de Lyon, opened in 1903 and probably the most glamorous station buffet of all.
June 13, 2019 15:00 UTC
It’s no secret that almost all developed countries, and China in the emerging world, are slowing in the workforce and demographic growth—many outright declining. Five of the six smaller ones (which include Australia and New Zealand) that aren’t slowing down have one thing in common: strong and high-quality immigration. You would think, with a clearly predictable further slowing in demographic trends, that the developed countries would be competing for the best global immigrants. It’s doing it again now…Immigration is slowing down…The global migrant population is already slowing and peaked in 2005-10. We should emulate countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Singapore, who have effective immigration policies.
June 13, 2019 15:00 UTC
North African countries have expressed a joint appeal for an immediate ceasefire in Libya, saying the current situation was a cause for “deep concern.”Foreign Affairs ministers from Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt on Wednesday held a meeting in Tunis to deliberate on the Libyan situation. Libya has been dogged by heightened violence for months now, as strongman Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, clashed against the UN-backed government in a bid to take control of Tripoli. In a statement released overnight, the three Foreign Ministers denounced “the continuous flow of weapons” and the “influx of foreign terrorist fighters” in Libya. They agreed to enhance their countries’ cooperation in the fight against terrorism in the North African region. Libya descended into chaos in 2011 following the ouster and killing of former leader Muammar Gaddafi.
June 13, 2019 14:56 UTC
Home » Agribusiness Kubota tractors fit the bill for Madikwe Berries AgribusinessLatest NewsMachinery Kubota tractors fit the bill for Madikwe Berries 19 ViewsKubota tractors fit the bill for Madikwe BerriesHaving started operations back in May 2017, Madikwe Berries will soon start its first harvests. Madikwe Berries’ owners and shareholders initially favoured another tractor brand, but having worked with Kubota tractors before, Kriel knew that the Japanese-made tractor would be the ideal fit for the job at hand. Madikwe Berries went on to buy four Kubota B2420 tractors in a very good package deal arranged through Brits distributor, Maubra. The fleet will soon be expanded with more Kubota tractors before the harvest season commences. Kubota tractors fit the bill here with their quiet engines that cause very minimum vibrations, while the Tier 3 emission standard means that these engines release minimum amount of fumes and smoke.
June 13, 2019 14:29 UTC
This briefing paper focuses on the evolving role of smugglers in West Africa’s migration economy, as well as migration and smuggling patterns in West Africa and between West and North Africa. Key findings:• Profiles of smugglers: Of the 153 smugglers interviewed, 142 were men and 11 were women, and the average age of the smugglers interviewed was 38. • Nature of smuggling networks: West African smuggling networks are predominantly horizontal and rely on regional connectivity. • Role of smugglers in encouraging migration: 4Mi data suggests that smugglers are not instigators of migration. • Protection incidents attributed to smugglers: according to refugees and migrants interviewed in Niger, smugglers were responsible for almost half (45%) of the 424 protection incidents reported.
June 13, 2019 14:13 UTC
A survey carried out in the new urban forest in Amager has identified 31 different species of bees – four of which are considered rare in Denmark. The area, which can be found alongside Selinevej, is a work in progress for helping to maintain biodiversity in the Copenhagen area, and it also provides a habitat to local wildlife. Among the rare bees is the ‘tornbi’ (thorn bee), which was only registered in Denmark for the first time in 2008. According to Copenhagen Municipality, the forest is part of a wider plan that will see 100,000 more trees planted in Copenhagen by 2025. Sod off for more biodiversityRoadside grass is being ripped up in parts of Rudersdal Municipality and being replaced with nutrient-poor soil … yes, nutrient-poor.
June 13, 2019 13:41 UTC
Saudi and Qatari telecommunication companies are reportedly working behind the scene to sponsor the Botola, Morocco’s top soccer flight after the official sponsor, Maroc Telecom, announced it will not bid for another contract at the end the current four-year contract, which expires on June 30. The football association of the kingdom, the FRMF, is on the lookout of a new sponsor following Maroc Telecom refusal to extend its four-year contract that earned the federation 162 million Dirhams. The search, local Assabah daily reports, will not last long as high profile Saudi and Qatari telecomm companies are queuing up to sponsor the football league. The Saudi and Qatari groups are very active in sports and sports investments in the Arabian Peninsula, and also in Europe, the daily notes. According to the daily, the FRMF is eyeing a 200-million Dirham contract using the success of Moroccan clubs on the continent as bargain chip.
June 13, 2019 13:07 UTC
Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated. (Sidali Djarboub, File/Associated Press)ALGIERS, Algeria — Another former Algerian prime minister was jailed Thursday in an anti-corruption sweep — the second one in two days to be sent to prison in the North African nation while his case is being investigated. A statement from the prosecutor’s office said Abdelmalek Sellal, in office from 2014-2017, is being investigated for “corruption and dilapidation of public funds,” among other things. Sellal’s incarceration came a day after former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, who was forced out in March, was sent to prison. On Wednesday, Abdelghani Zaalane, a former public works minister and campaign manager for ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was placed under judicial control amid an investigation.
June 13, 2019 12:58 UTC
Morocco and the Dominican Republic have waived visa requirements for each other’s citizens as part of a set of agreements signed during the visit Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita paid earlier this week to the Caribbean nation. As part of the deal, Moroccans and Dominicans can stay in either country up to 60 days without visa. The period can be renewed only once for other 60 days. Vargas touted Bourita’s visit as a reaffirmation of the two countries’ commitment to continue strengthening their friendship and cooperation ties. The Dominican foreign minister had visited the North African country in July last year in the framework of political consultations between the two allies.
June 13, 2019 12:56 UTC
The city of Alexandria, Virginia, celebrated its official “Morocco Day” last Saturday, June 9, at the initiative of Moroccan American Network (MAN) and its president Mohammed Hajjam. “Morocco Day” was sponsored by the Moroccan American Network in partnership with Zagora Regional Council. The event paid tribute to Moroccan renowned singer Nouaman Lahlou whose famous song “Zagora El Ghazala” fits the theme of the Day. Part of the Morocco Day celebration, the Moroccan American Network promised that a group of American businessmen and politicians would also visit Zagora in September to explore the potential of the city. The 2019 Morocco Day program is scheduled to conclude with a field trip to four US cities: New York, Miami, Dallas, and Washington, D.C, where meetings will be held between businessmen, politicians, educators, and investors of Moroccan origin.
June 13, 2019 12:33 UTC
A poll conducted by Sigma Conseil is suggesting that the Tunisians are tired of the good old political parties that have been governing the country and are prepared to bring independent voices in the forefront of government. The interesting take from the Sigma poll is that the current Prime Minister Youssef Chahed gathered only a mere 7.1% of likely voters, down from 30.7% in February. In contrast, two independent personalities appear to show strong momentum, with the public seeking different faces and voices to fix the political mess in Tunis. Nessma TV founder Nabil Karoui appears in the lead, with 24.7% of likely voters, followed by Kaïs Saïed, a university lecturer in law gathering 22.9%. Ms. Abir Moussi, an outspoken lawyer and President of the Parti Destourien Libre (PDL), comes next at 10.8%.
June 13, 2019 12:22 UTC
Telix Pharmaceuticals and Eczacıbaşı-Monrol Sign Manufacturing and Distribution AgreementMELBOURNE, Australia and ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX.TLX) ("Telix", the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of diagnostic and therapeutic products based on targeted radiopharmaceuticals or "molecularly-targeted radiation" (MTR) has today announced that it has concluded a master services and distribution agreement with Eczacıbaşı-Monrol. Under the terms of the agreement, Telix has appointed Eczacıbaşı-Monrol as a radiopharmaceutical production partner and distributor in Turkey/Middle East/North Africa. We are particularly pleased to be providing regional manufacturing services including back-up for Telix manufacturing operations in Europe, the unique strength of a Turkish company." About Telix Pharmaceuticals LimitedTelix Pharmaceuticals Limited (Telix) is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of diagnostic and therapeutic products based on targeted radiopharmaceuticals or "molecularly-targeted radiation" (MTR). Telix Corporate Contact Dr Christian BehrenbruchTelix Pharmaceuticals Limited CEO Email: email@example.com Telix Investor Relations Lisa WilsonIn-Site Communications Tel: +1 212 452 2793 Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgSource: Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited
June 13, 2019 11:48 UTC
The North Africa Journal – June 13, 2019: In another unprecedented move, judicial authorities tied to the Supreme Court placed former Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal under a detention warrant in the El-Harrach prison. Like Ahmed Ouyahia, Abdelmalek Sellal has been formally indicted in several compromising cases related to dubious markets, illegal privileges, abuse of power and trading in influence. The RND, a party presided by Ahmed Ouyahia, is also targeted by probes in efforts to unravel the illegal dealings of its senior members and financial wrongdoing tied to the Ouyahia support system. Second Algeria ex-PM detained in graft probe: state mediaAlgiers, June 13, 2019 (AFP) – Algeria’s former prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal was remanded in custody Thursday after appearing before a judge as part of an anti-corruption investigation, state media reported. A former public works minister, Abdelghani Zaalane, also appeared before a supreme court judge on Wednesday and was released under judicial supervision, state media reported.
June 13, 2019 11:21 UTC
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. Chairman Sharief Fahmy provided the Call to Order and an overview of AmCham Abu Dhabi. Sharief Fahmy, on behalf of the 2018-2019 Board of Directors, acknowledged AmCham Abu Dhabi's Falcon Club and Platinum Members, for their significant contributions to AmCham Abu Dhabi. For press inquiries contact:Fatima El Hussein, Communications Coordinator, AmCham Abu Dhabi,T: +971 2 631 3604, E: email@example.comAbout AmCham Abu Dhabi:AmCham Abu Dhabi (the trademark of the American Business Group of Abu Dhabi) is a member of the global network of American Chambers of Commerce. Through the support of its members, AmCham Abu Dhabi has become the recognized voice of U.S. business in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.
June 13, 2019 10:52 UTC