Archiv: investments


21.11.2019 - 00:15 [ German Foreign Policy ]

Struggle for Influence over Africa (II)

19.11.2019 With today’s Africa Conference in Berlin, the German government is seeking to induce German companies to make investments on the African continent. The conference is taking place within the framework of the „Compact with Africa“ project, launched more than two years ago during the G20 Summit in Hamburg.

25.10.2019 - 04:24 [ World BEYOND War ]

Divest from the War Machine

Divestment is organizing to remove public and private assets from weapons manufacturers, military contractors, and war profiteers. Grassroots-led war divestment campaigns are springing up all over the world, from students organizing to divest university endowments from weapons manufacturers and war profiteers, to municipalities and states coming together to divest public pension funds from the war machine.

12.08.2019 - 10:01 [ Trend.az ]

Governments of Caspian littoral states ink agreement on trade and economic co-op

Avaza hosted a meeting of the heads of the competent economic authorities of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan as part of the events of the Caspian Economic Forum.

07.08.2019 - 16:49 [ CNBC Africa ]

AfDB approves $98 million financing for road transport corridor project in these two East African nations

“The project will enhance trade by significantly reducing transport costs, thereby accelerating the economic growth of Ethiopia and its neighbour Djibouti, as it is part of the main import-export corridor,” the AfDB said in a statement.

27.07.2019 - 17:22 [ Independent.co.uk ]

Boris Johnson stokes early general election speculation and denies sounding like Labour politicians

“The story has been for young people growing up there of hopelessness, or the hope that one day they will get out and never come back. The crucial point is it certainly isn’t really the fault of the places, and certainly isn’t the fault of the people growing up there.

They haven’t failed. It’s we, us, the politicians, our politics has failed them.”

27.07.2019 - 17:09 [ ITV.com ]

PM Boris Johnson pledges £3.6 billion boost for ‚left behind towns‘ after promising Manchester-Leeds rail link

In a clear pitch to traditional Labour voters, Mr Johnson insisted that politicians had failed people in the North.

He said: “The centre of Manchester, like the centre of London, is a wonder of the world.

“A few miles away from here, the story is very different.

“The story has been for young people growing up there of hopelessness, or the hope that one day they will get out and never come back.

24.07.2019 - 16:14 [ Wikipedia ]

Skouries mine

The majority of the local population has opposed the project, citing tremendous environmental impact, resulting to the complete desecration of tourism and agriculture in the area (those industries make up almost all financial activity in the area). The local population demonstrated over the years, even shutting down national roads, but the construction is still going on.

23.07.2019 - 01:19 [ Xinhuanet ]

China, UAE pledge to boost comprehensive strategic partnership

Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday, both pledging to boost comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

28.01.2019 - 23:09 [ Trend.az ]

Investment in Israeli cyber exceeds $1 bln for first time in 2018

The country’s 450 active cybersecurity companies raised a total of $1.19 billion last year, constituting a 47% increase since 2017 and a fourth consecutive record-breaking year of investments. Since 2014, the sector has witnessed a five-fold increase in investments.

13.01.2019 - 16:56 [ Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party / Twitter ]

The political elite and establishment have let people down across our country. #Marr

08.05.2018 - 11:01 [ theDiplomat.com ]

Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia

The recently held Inter-Korea summit seems to have created some progress towards a peace treaty, and the potential for the nuclear disarmament of North Korea. While the countries of the immediate region and United States are deemed to have the most a stake in a less hostile posture on the Korean peninsula, Australia also has a significant interest in the development of greater trust and cooperation between the two Koreas.