Monthly Archives: January 2018

IBFD Centre for Studies in African Taxation Awards First Scholarship

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IBFD is pleased to announce that Mr Birhanu Tadesse Daba is the first-ever recipient of the foundation’s Centre for Studies in African Taxation (CSAT) scholarship.

China Invites Latin America to Take Part in ‘One Belt, One Road’

SANTIAGO China invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join its “One Belt, One Road” initiative on Monday, as part of an agreement to deepen economic and political cooperation in a region where U.S. influence …

Ethiopia Leader Rejects Call for World Bank Arbitration in Dam Dispute

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile.

The …

CAPE TOWN POLICE UNCOVER ILLEGAL AMMUNICATION FACTORY

CAPE TOWN, Police in Cape Town, South Africa, have uncovered an illegal ammunition factory, dealing a blow to gangsters in the city.

Crimes associated with gangs would remain a priority for the South African Police …

UN Blames Leadership, Inaction for Peacekeeper Killings

UNITED NATIONS A U.N. report on the increase in peacekeepers killed in violent attacks blames many of the fatalities on inaction in the field and “a deficit of leadership” from U.N. headquarters to remote locations.…