AFRICA NEWS: Kenya: University of Nairobi student found dead in her room
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AFRICA NEWS: Kenya: University of Nairobi student found dead in her room

A University of Nairobi student died in unspecified circumstances in her room. The fifth-year veterinary medicine student has apparently committed suicide. On Friday, her body was found hanging from a scarf tied to the front door. Her classmates claimed that she was happy before her death. Upper Kabete students were shocked to hear about her…

AFRICA NEWS: Uganda: Environment Watchdogs Slam Arrest of Ugandan Activists Protesting Total Oil Project
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AFRICA NEWS: Uganda: Environment Watchdogs Slam Arrest of Ugandan Activists Protesting Total Oil Project

Environmental watchdogs Saturday condemned the arrest of six Ugandan rights campaigners as a coordinated effort to silence critics of a contested energy project involving French oil giant Total. The activists of AFIEGO (the country’s most prominent environmental defenders group) were taken into custody at a Kampala police station on Friday. Its French partners, Amis de…

AFRICA NEWS: Kenya: I Won’t Be Raila Odinga’s Running Mate, Says Martha Karua
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AFRICA NEWS: Kenya: I Won’t Be Raila Odinga’s Running Mate, Says Martha Karua

Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua has dismissed claims that she will be ODM leader Raila Odinga’s running mate in the 2022 polls. Ms Karua stated that she was interested in the Kirinyaga governor’s seat. ” I have not declared to have been someone’s runningmate or have been approached by anyone,” she said. “I will run for…

AFRICA NEWS: Nigeria: Premium Times Investigation Wins West African Journalism Award
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AFRICA NEWS: Nigeria: Premium Times Investigation Wins West African Journalism Award

Mr Olufemi expressed his gratitude to the Premium Times Centre of Investigative Journalism as well as to Premium Times team members, for this story. A PREMIUM TIMES report on Nigeria’s defunct paper mills has bagged the best business reporting category of the 2021 West African Media Excellence Awards (WAMECA) held in Accra, Ghana. The story…

AFRICA NEWS: Nigeria: Oyo Prison Attack
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AFRICA NEWS: Nigeria: Oyo Prison Attack

On Friday, at 9.30, suspected gunmen entered the Abolongo Correctional Centre (Oyo Town). 30 p.m. after using dynamite to blast the wall. The Nigeria Correctional Service, Oyo State Command, says 837 awaiting trial inmates escaped from the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo Town, when suspected gunmen attacked the facility. Its Public Relation Officer, Olanrewaju Anjorin…

ARAB NEWS: Fear and chagrin at the rise to power of Premier League at Newcastle
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ARAB NEWS: Fear and chagrin at the rise to power of Premier League at Newcastle

LONDON: Nine games and counting. Newcastle United are still without a win in their Premier League matches. However, the draw at Crystal Palace feels more like a point won than two lost. Christian Benteke was the first to score for the Eagles. Callum Wilson’s acrobatics made sure that the Magpies returned north from the capital…

ARAB NEWS: Turkish defense warns minister against NATO-harming alliances
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ARAB NEWS: Turkish defense warns minister against NATO-harming alliances

CHICAGO: On Nov. 1, thousands of candidates from the US are running for election to local municipal or regional offices. 2. Campaign battles for the mayoralty are being held in Boston, Massachusetts, Dearborn Heights, Michigan, and Boston, Massachusetts. Virginia’s second-most powerful office holder is likely to be an Arab American woman. Democrat Hala Ayala is…

ARAB NEWS: Sport is an important part of climate action, Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud
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ARAB NEWS: Sport is an important part of climate action, Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud

RIYADH – The Saudi Green Initiative offers a unique opportunity to manage our industries in new ways, according to Mohammed Alibrahim (Saudi Arabia’s assistant minister of oil and gas). He spoke at Saturday’s panel discussion titled “Carbon intensive industries: Transitioning quickly, at scale” in Riyadh. He said that the circular carbon economy was at the…

ARAB NEWS: Students draw inspiration from the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
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ARAB NEWS: Students draw inspiration from the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

, as the UN turns 76. NEW YORK CITY: When the Bobcat Fire, one of the largest outbreaks in Los Angeles county’s history, erupted in September 2020, scorching Hundreds of thousands of acres, 12-year-old Audrey Ma was within 500 feet of the area where a mandatory evacuation order was issued. Ma’s parents requested that she…

ARAB NEWS: Saudi Arabia is pleased with the UN Security Council's condemnation Houthi attacks
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ARAB NEWS: Saudi Arabia is pleased with the UN Security Council's condemnation Houthi attacks

The Saudi Green Initiative forum was opened by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Saturday. It announced the Kingdom’s new “green” objectives. This forum will feature high-profile officials from the government and other international figures to discuss Saudi Arabia’s efforts in protecting the environment. “We announce the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s plan for…

SOCIAL MEDIA: Our Approach For Maintaining A Safe Online Environment In Countries At Risk
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SOCIAL MEDIA: Our Approach For Maintaining A Safe Online Environment In Countries At Risk

We take a comprehensive approach in countries that are experiencing or at risk for conflict or violence — acting quickly to remove content that violates our policies and taking protective measures.  Since 2018, we’ve built teams with expertise on issues such as human rights, hate speech, misinformation and polarization. Many have lived or worked in…

BUSINESS: Worldwide UV-Cured Coatings Industry To 2026 – Featuring Akzo Nobel, Cardinal Paint And PPG Industries Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com
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BUSINESS: Worldwide UV-Cured Coatings Industry To 2026 – Featuring Akzo Nobel, Cardinal Paint And PPG Industries Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global UV-Cured Coatings Market Outlook to 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Ultra Violet Curing, or UV Curing, is a photochemical process that uses ultraviolet light for the curing of inks and coatings. The ultraviolet energy ensures quicker drying of the coatings when compared to heat. It is used over traditional…

BUSINESS: USD 1,289.57 Million Growth Expected In Boiler Services Market By 2025 | 1,200+ Sourcing And Procurement Report | SpendEdge
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BUSINESS: USD 1,289.57 Million Growth Expected In Boiler Services Market By 2025 | 1,200+ Sourcing And Procurement Report | SpendEdge

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Boiler Services will grow at a CAGR of 6.64% by 2025. This report offers key advisory and intelligence to help buyers identify and shortlist the most suitable suppliers for their Boiler Services requirements.Fetch Pandemic-Driven Insights on Boiler Services Market Boiler Services Market Procurement Research Report Major Price Trends…

BUSINESS: Une Nouvelle Coalition Mondiale Accelerera La Transition De L’industrie Du Tourisme Vers La Neutralite Carbone
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BUSINESS: Une Nouvelle Coalition Mondiale Accelerera La Transition De L’industrie Du Tourisme Vers La Neutralite Carbone

·  S.A.R. le prince héritier Mohammed ben Salmane annonce une coalition multi-pays et multipartite  ·  Le Sustainable Tourism Global Center aidera des millions de parties prenantes, notamment des PME, des voyageurs, des gouvernements, des universités, des ONG et le secteur privé dans leur transition vers la neutralité carbone RIYAD, Arabie Saoudite, 23 octobre 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Le gouvernement saoudien a lancé…

Front Page: US Seeks To Contain Beijing Anger After Biden Vows Taiwan Defense
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Front Page: US Seeks To Contain Beijing Anger After Biden Vows Taiwan Defense

US seeks to contain Beijing anger after Biden vows Taiwan defense By Shaun Tandon with Jerome Taylor in Hong Kong Washington (AFP) Oct 22, 2021 US says ‘no change’ in Taiwan policy after Biden defense vowWashington (AFP) Oct 22, 2021 – The White House clarified Friday that there was no change in US policy on…

SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: Saudi Arabia, world’s biggest oil exporter, to unveil green goals
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SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: Saudi Arabia, world’s biggest oil exporter, to unveil green goals

By Yousef SabaRIYADH (Reuters) – Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s biggest polluters, will detail its plans to address climate change at an environment event on Saturday.The Saudi Green Initiative, first announced in March, comes ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, or COP26, in Glasgow from Oct.…

SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: Saudi Arabia takes part in South American Airline Group Aviation Week
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SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: Saudi Arabia takes part in South American Airline Group Aviation Week

Credit: Collart Herve / Sygma / Getty Images A Saudi industrial and investment conglomerate has taken a $350 million stake in Brazil-based Nella Airlines Group. Nella Airlines Group is currently pursuing certification from Brazilian regulator ANAC. It is also seeking permission to operate in Paraguay, Chile. The group has in… Saudi Arabia Takes Stake In…

SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: Eight players ask PGA Tour for permission to play in controversial Saudi tournament
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SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: Eight players ask PGA Tour for permission to play in controversial Saudi tournament

Eight PGA Tour players, including world No. 2 Dustin Johnson, are seeking permission to compete at the Saudi International tournament, Golfweek has learned. Tour previously stated that it would not allow waivers to its members to participate in the controversial event. Tour players need to obtain a release to compete on other circuits. A Tour…

SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: Arab News
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SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: Arab News

. A new app for women’s well-being builds on Saudi Arabia’s success in health-tech – Arab News DUBAI: A new smartphone app will soon be available to monitor women’s health in Saudi Arabia’s rapidly growing health tech sector. According to its creators, the IMC women’s app for health will launch Nov. 1 and track users’…

BUSINESS: Equipes Semifinalistas Selecionadas Na Competicao ANA Avatar XPRIZE De US$ 10 Milhoes
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BUSINESS: Equipes Semifinalistas Selecionadas Na Competicao ANA Avatar XPRIZE De US$ 10 Milhoes

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A XPRIZE, maior idealizadora e realizadora mundial de competições de incentivo que buscam solucionar os grandes desafios da humanidade, anunciou hoje que 15 equipes de oito países estão avançando para a etapa final da competição ANA Avatar XPRIZE de US$ 10 milhões. Patrocinada pela All Nippon Airways (ANA), a maior companhia aérea do…

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