Guinea: Aggreko (http://www.aggreko.com), the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services has signed contracts with Electricité de Guinée (EDG) to deliver a 50 MW temporary power package to help alleviate power shortages currently affecting the capital Conakry.
Africa Link Special Reports
Switzerland celebrates the 50th anniversary of its accession to the Council of Europe, which took place on 6 May 1963.
Cote d’Ivoire: The National Press Council (CNP), the statutory press regulatory body, has suspended the privately-owned pro-opposition newspaper, Le Quotidien d’Abidjan, for repeatedly breaching the laws and ethics governing the press.
NAIROBI: Recent large and world-class gas discoveries in Mozambique and Tanzania, with potential for more to come, and commercial oil flows in Kenya, show the potential of the enormous exploration frontiers of Eastern Africa, both onshore and offshore.
Angola: Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Abu Dhabi based satellite operator, has further strengthened the availability of its flagship service YahClick, an affordable, high-speed satellite broadband Internet service, in the Republic of Angola through a new partnership with Global Telesat, the country’s established satellite telecoms provider.
The Committee of Ten (C10) comprising of African Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors, at their meeting held in Washington DC, USA, on April 18, 2013, called for strong support for the African Development Fund (ADF) and argued for a true transformation of African economies.
Zimbabwe: IOM Zimbabwe has received USD 750,000 from the US Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) to assist in responding to humanitarian and protection needs of migrants in Zimbabwe.
Morocco - IOM Morocco and IOM’s Regional Office for West Africa in Dakar have organized a training for civil society organizations on the protection and reintegration of victims of trafficking in Morocco.