Daily Archives: December 18, 2015

ContourGlobal Closes Innovative Financing with OPIC and IFC for Cap des Biches Power Project and Announces 32 MW Extension

– Innovative Financing Structure Sees IFC Swap 18-year $91 million OPIC USD Financing to Euros

– ContourGlobal and Societe Nationale d’Electricite (Senelec) Agree to rapidly add an additional 32 MW to the existing site

– Combined 85 MW, $165 million …

The Medicines Patent Pool and AbbVie Sign Licensing Agreement to Increase Access to Crucial HIV Treatments Throughout Africa

MPP, AbbVie and South African Department of Health work together to establish long-term solutions for antiretroviral therapies (ARVs)

The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) today announced a new licensing agreement with AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company, that seeks to address future …

DON’T JUMP ON #ZUMAMUSTFALL BANDWAGON: METALWORKERS UNION

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has come out against the #ZumaMustFall campaign, warning of a repeat of 2007 when former President Thabo Mbeki was recalled.

“The #ZumaMustFall campaign has however struck a chord among middle and …

Strategy Analytics: Global Mobile Service Revenue Returns to Slight Growth in Q3

Mobile operator service revenue returned to growth in Q3 2015 after four quarters of falls, albeit up only 0.1% globally. According to the Strategy Analytics’ Wireless Operator Strategies report “4G and China Drive Global Mobile Revenue Back to Growth”, China …

Associa Hawaii’s Christmas Giving Program Benefits Local Families

Associa Hawaii, one of the largest property management firms in the state, is distributing complete turkey dinners and gift cards to families at Oahu public schools and several non-profit organizations this month as a part of the company’s annual Christmas …