31October2014

Strong Community Involvement Key to Defeating Ebola - UN Official

SIERRA LEONE – Community engagement and activism are critical in Sierra Leone's ongoing battle again...

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Somali Govt As Corrupt, Al-Shabaab As Deadly As Ever’

SOMALIA – The Somali government is as riddled with corruption and al-Shabaab is as deadly as ever, t...

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Energy sector is key to powering prosperity in sub-Saharan Africa - Report

UNITED-KINGDOM –  Increasing access to modern forms of energy is crucial to unlocking faster economi...

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Somalia: Worrying Times for Press Freedom

USA — The attack on Somali television director Abdirisak Jama - known as "Black" - who was shot and ...

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Oracle Launches Capacity-Building Programme to Close IT Skills Gap

SOUTH-AFRICA – Oracle Corporation recently announced an initiative designed to enrich and increase t...

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Innovation Tops Agenda of World Postal Business Forum

SWITZERLAND – The Universal Postal Union, the United Nations agency for postal services, is inviting...

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The Impact of Movitel on ICT in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE – Arriving in Mozambique when the telecom infrastructure was very limited and only 35% of...

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DHL Express strengthens Africa's links with major developed economies

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, August 28, 2014/ -- Despite a challenging global economic environment, impo...

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Renewable Energy: Nine low-income African countries win funding

JAMAICA – At the semi-annual Climate Investment Funds (CIF) governing body meetings held June 25-28 ...

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IN THIS ISSUE

ANALYSIS

The War That Is Ebola
Cette guerre que constitue ebola

SWISSLINE

Restaurant Owners Cry Foul Over Takeaways
Les restauteurs s’attaquent aux take-away

INTEGRATION

Naturalisation Procedure in Canton Baselland

HEALTH

WHO Statement on the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

DIPLOMACY

Returning asylum seekers
A fresh start in Nigeria, brought to you by Switzerland

DEVELOPMENT

Kenya Bets Big on Infrastructure

BUSINESS

Flydubai Flies to Three New Destinations in East Africa
World Panel Zambia, Ltd. Launches Personal Solar Chargers

RELIGION

What’s On Your Mind?

SUMMIT

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
"Investing in the Next Generation." 

FORUM

NIDO Swiss:Peace and Security in Africa Addressed

UNO REPORTS

Somalia: UN Pledges State-building  Support
UN Adopts Resolution on Conflict Prevention
Navi Pillay bows out as U.N. Human Rights High Commissioner

ENTERTAINMENT

Visitors Troop in Thousands to 2014 Zurich Theater Spectacle
“If money can buy death I will run after it” – Jupiter

ARTS

El Anatsui at the Basel Art Fair

SPORTS

BRAZIL 2014 AFTERMATH:
Indiscipline, Lack of Preparation Mar Africa’s Ambassadors

EDITORIAL