Winners for Africa’s Top Real Estate Developments Announced at the Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo 2017

Winners for Africa’s Top Real Estate Developments Announced at the Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo 2017

The calibre of entries was world class and the judges had a challenging time selecting the winners JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 30, 2017/APO/ — Property developers, suppliers and owners recently got the opportunity to showcase their best projects and services from across sub-Saharan Africa at the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards held on 24 August this […]

Sierra Leone: Survivors face trauma and lack of shelter in wake of recovery from mudslides

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 30, 2017/APO/ — “Survivors of Sierra Leone’s devastating mudslides continue to struggle with trauma and the lack of shelter as they try to recover from the disaster that buried nearly 500 people more than two weeks ago,” said Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, Regional Director for Africa at the International Federation of Red Cross and […]

Diplomatic Community in Addis Ababa observes A Minute of Silence prayers for the victims of flooding and mudslides in Sierra Leone

Diplomatic Community in Addis Ababa observes A Minute of Silence prayers for the victims of flooding and mudslides in Sierra Leone

The Diplomatic Community in Addis Ababa on Wednesday 16th August, 2017 observed A Minute of Silence prayers in observance for the victims of the flooding and mudslides in some parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone during the African Union Peace and Security Council Open Session on the Drought Situation and its Implication on Peace and Security in […]

Over flooding and mudslides…

African Union stands behind Sierra Leone- Ambassador Keh Kamara shares Sierra Leone’s plight Following the flooding and mudslides in some parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone’s Permanent Representative to the African Union, Ambassador Osman Keh Kamara has sent an official Note Verbale to the African Union Commission informing the Commission about the situation in Sierra Leone. […]

Opportunities abound for foreign investment in Africa’s hospitality sector

The emerging markets are set to post faster growth in revenue than their counterparts in developed countries, making them integral to the expansion strategies of some of the world’s leading hotel developers JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 16, 2017/APO/ — The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets looks set to profit from foreign investment and an influx […]

Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria

Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria

Access to power is a major constraint for Nigeria’s SMEs, and thousands are now using the Lumos Mobile Electricity service, which provides customers with reliable, clean, affordable solar electricity LAGOS, Nigeria, August 18, 2017/APO/ —  The people behind one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in Africa have said that the mobile solar revolution […]

WFP Begins Food Distributions to Thousands Hit by Mudslides in Sierra Leone

Hours after Monday’s mudslides around Freetown, WFP began distributing initial two-week rations of rice, pulses, vegetable oil and salt to the hardest-hit communities of Regent, Sugar Loaf and Mortomeh around the capital ABUJA, Nigeria, August 17, 2017/APO/ — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food assistance to 7,500 people affected by the massive […]

New emergency UK aid for Sierra Leone landslide victims

UK steps up support to provide clean water, food and medicines to assist communities worst affected LONDON, United Kingdom, August 18, 2017/APO/ — The UK is stepping up with new emergency support that will provide clean water, food and medicines to assist people in the communities worst affected by the devastating floods and mudslide in Sierra Leone, […]

WCC extends condolences to Sierra Leone

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 18, 2017/APO/ — As Sierra Leone coped with the aftermath of a devastating mudslide while facing the threat of another slide, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered condolences and prayers. After a mudslide claimed at least 330 lives on the outskirts of Freetown, authorities this week were […]

Sierra Leone: Red Cross appeals for global support

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 18, 2017/APO/ — As the full horror of Monday’s flooding and mudslide disaster in the Sierra Leone capital Freetown emerges, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has issued an urgent appeal for global support. Speaking at a joint press briefing with the Sierra Leone Permanent Mission in Geneva, […]