September 1, 2015

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Mitsubishi Estate plans Japan’s tallest building near Tokyo Station

Mitsubishi Estate plans Japan’s tallest building near Tokyo Station The 1,279-foot skyscraper and three other structures will be just north of Tokyo’s main railway station The Japan Times Mitsubishi Estate Co. says it will construct a 390-meter-high building, making it Japan’s tallest, as part of redevelopment project near Tokyo Station. The structure will overtake the […]

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August 31, 2015

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ACI 2014 World Airport Traffic Report -Release date August 31, 2015

ACI 2014 World Airport Traffic Report Release date August 31, 2015 Airports Council International Montréal, 31 August 2015 – Airports Council International (ACI) has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report. With comprehensive data coverage for over 2,200 airports in more than 160 countries worldwide, ACI’s flagship publication remains the authoritative source […]

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August 31, 2015

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Los Angeles strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC

Los Angeles strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC Last month, the USOC scrapped its plans to make Boston the 2024 bid city and entered talks with Los Angeles. Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America’s 2024 Olympic bidder pending […]

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August 31, 2015

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Nigeria basketball team wins AfroBasket, qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

Nigeria basketball team wins AfroBasket, qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics Nigeria beat Angola 74-65 Source: Team Nigeria Basketball Rades, Tunisia- 43 years, 17 tournaments and 4 finals was what it took for the Senior Men’s Nigerian basketball team to etch their name into the history books and become the 8th African country to lift the […]

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August 28, 2015

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New York Forum Africa 2015 -Libreville, Gabon

New York Forum Africa 2015 -Libreville, Gabon Source: NYFA The business and political leaders that will gather in Libreville, August 28-30, to engage in intense, collaborative sessions to draw up a road map – for individual businesses as well as national policy-makers – as a guide and spur to action. The New York Forum AFRICA […]

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August 26, 2015

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Water pollution, a tricky issue for Rio de Janeiro Olympics

Water pollution, a tricky issue for Rio de Janeiro Olympics Xinhua RIO DE JANEIRO- Different from last year’s World Cup, an event which attracted widespread protests and was criticized by slow stadium construction, organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics that start within year from now are facing new tricky issues, the water pollution. The issue […]

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August 24, 2015

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NFL and MLB: Atlanta and Minneapolis new stadiums update August, 2015

NFL and MLB: Atlanta and Minneapolis new stadiums update August, 2015 New Atlanta Falcons Mercedes-Benz Stadium August 23, 2015 stadium photo update Click images below to enlarge. Click your return arrow to return to this article. Source: Atlanta Falcons The new stadium home for the Atlanta Falcons’ is located next to the 22-year-old Georgia Dome. […]

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August 18, 2015

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United States: Integration at historically black colleges and universities

United States: Integration at historically black colleges and universities The process of racial desegregation in American public and private colleges and universities Although the Declaration of Independence stated that “All men are created equal,” due to the institution of slavery and enslaving Africans, this statement was not to be grounded in law in the United […]

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August 12, 2015

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Ghana: UNWTO Regional Conference Enhancing Brand Africa Fostering Tourism Development 17-19 August 2015

UNWTO Regional Conference Enhancing Brand Africa Fostering Tourism Development, Accra, Ghana, 17-19 August 2015 Source: United Nations World Tourism Organization MADRID- The UNWTO Regional Conference Enhancing Brand Africa – Fostering Tourism Development will bring together a wide variety of African tourism stakeholders to explore how build a stronger brand for Africa as a tourism destination […]

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August 12, 2015

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Kenya vows to spearhead Pan-Africanism

Kenya vows to spearhead Pan-Africanism Xinhua NAIROBI- Kenya on Monday vowed to spearhead Pan-Africanism in order to enable the continent to chart its own destiny. Deputy President William Ruto told a region forum in Nairobi that Africa’s political and economic liberation will only be achieved if the continent sets aside tribal, religious and nationalists divisions. […]

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