Daily Archives: July 18, 2018

Uganda National Airlines Company Limited Signs Firm Order for Four Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft

         First operator of the new CRJ Series ATMOSPHÈRE cabin in Africa MONTREAL, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has signed a firm order for four new CRJ900 regional jets with Uganda National Airlines Company. Based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, the […]

Uganda National Airlines Company Limited signe une commande ferme pour quatre avions CRJ900 de Bombardier

Premier exploitant de la cabine ATMOSPHÈRE de la CRJ Series en Afrique MONTRÉAL, 18 juill. 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Avions commerciaux a annoncé aujourd’hui que Uganda National Airlines Company avait conclu une commande ferme pour quatre nouveaux biréacteurs régionaux CRJ900. Selon le prix courant de l’avion CRJ900, la valeur de cette commande ferme s’élève à environ […]

How an Angolan news aggregator is tackling the social issue of ‘fake news’

Meet the mind behind Manifexto.com, the go-to source for Portuguese-speaking Angolans looking for reliable news and information JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “Recently I heard that sometimes Angolans come across a piece of news, and they won’t trust that it’s true until it appears on Manifexto.com,” says 35-year-old Zedilson Almeida, co-founder […]

Globeleq est sur le point d’acquérir les actifs renouvelables sud-africains de Brookfield

LONDRES, 18 Juillet 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, un leader dans le secteur de l’énergie en Afrique, a conclu un contrat définitif avec une filiale de Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM) (TSX:BAM.A) (Euronext:BAMA) (Brookfield) aux termes duquel Globeleq reprend les intérêts de Brookfields dans son portefeuille sud-africain des énergies renouvelables. Le contrat est sujet à diverses conditions de […]

Transforming adversity into opportunity

Violence and tragedy ignited a vision JOHANNESBURG, July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In Kiswahili, ‘ongoza’ means ‘lead.’ It is a fitting title for an organisation dedicated to eliminating violence, educating the youth and crafting the leaders of tomorrow. Created by Eddy Gicheru Oketch, a young Kenyan who emerged from a life of tribal violence […]