21September2014

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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Morocco to Host 2nd Ministerial Forum

TUNISIA – The African Development Bank and its partners will organise the second Ministerial Forum o...

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IPU’s Scribe to reach out to world’s marginalized regions

GENEVA – Martin Chungong, the new IPU Secretary General has committed to making the Inter-Parliament...

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States Urged To Counter Racism On Internet And Social Media

GENEVA – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, Mutuma Ruteere, high...

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BOAD Directors authorise 29 billion CFA francs for new projects

SENEGAl –  The Board of Directors of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) held its 93rd ordinary...

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Committee on the Rights of Child Opens Sixty-sixth Session

GENEVA – The Committee on the Rights of the Child opened its sixty-sixth session on 26 May 2014 hear...

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AfDB Signs First Grant Agreement With Libya

KIGALI – The  African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, on Wednesday, May 22, 2014 in Kigali, signed it...

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Modern Slavery: Way To Eradicate Forced Labour Identified

GENEVA – A group of United Nations independent experts on slavery, migrants and trafficking has call...

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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