January 25, 2015

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Moscow to Beijing in 2 days: China to build $242 billion high-speed railway

Moscow to Beijing in 2 days: China to build $242 billion high-speed railway RT China is going to build a $242 billion (1.5 trillion yuan) high-speed rail link between Beijing and Moscow. The line will cut the journey time from five to ‘two days’, say Chinese authorities. The railway will be 7,000 kilometers (4,350 miles) […]

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January 24, 2015

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Swiss central bank signs renminbi clearing deal with China’s People’s Bank of China

Swiss finmin says Chinese bank to open Swiss branch in 2015 The Swiss National Bank (SNB) said the pact will “promote the use of the renminbi by enterprises and financial institutions in their transactions and help facilitate bilateral trade and investment. Reuters ZURICH, Switzerland- State-owned China Construction Bank (CCB) is expected to open a Swiss […]

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January 20, 2015

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Russia and Iran sign military cooperation deal

Russia and Iran sign military cooperation deal Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran — Iran and Russia signed an agreement Tuesday to expand military ties in a visit to Tehran by the Russian defense minister. Sergei Shoigu, in remarks carried by Russian news agencies, said Moscow wants to develop a “long-term and multifaceted” military relationship with Iran. […]

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January 18, 2015

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The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Senegal is over

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Senegal is over Ebola situation assessment – 17 October 2014 Senegal is now free of Ebola virus transmission Forty-two days have now passed since the last contact of Senegal’s single confirmed case of Ebola virus disease completed the requisite 21-day monitoring period, under medical supervision, developed no symptoms, […]

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January 18, 2015

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NFL: Miami Dolphins -Sun Life Stadium renovation

NFL: Miami Dolphins -Sun Life Stadium renovation The Miami Dolphins have start the 2 year construction of the $400 million renovation of their 28 year-old Sun Life Stadium. Some back-of-the-house construction work began at Sun Life Stadium in late June 2014 and has continued since then, the real facelift began on Monday, January 5, 2015 […]

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January 17, 2015

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Is there still a fear of a black Cuba? A brief look back in history

Is there still a fear of a black Cuba? A brief look back in history ___________ Video: Afro-Cubans still at mercy of white wealth ___________ Video: U.S. and Cuba’s Rocky Relations Explained in Two Minutes ___________ The fear of a black ruled Cuba In 1896 Winston Churchill wrote about the fear of the rise of […]

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January 15, 2015

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South Africa on drive to modernize public transportation

South Africa on drive to modernize public transportation SABC Transport Minister, Dipuo Peters, has received the second consignment of South African engineered and Spanish built locomotives at the Cape Town harbor. A total of 70 locomotives are expected to arrive in the country over the next few years as part of the government’s program to […]

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January 15, 2015

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South Africa: Johannesburg, Gauteng’s R84 billion (US $7.26 billion) smart city is coming

Construction begins on Johannesburg mini city Construction has started on a new Chinese financed R84 billion city in Modderfontein, Gauteng By Anna Cox JOHANNESBURG- Hope and imagination. These words are used to describe the R84 billion (US $7.26 billion) development being built in Modderfontein. Despite widespread skepticism when the project was announced last year that […]

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January 13, 2015

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NFL: New Atlanta Falcons stadium video fly through

NFL: New Atlanta Falcons stadium video fly through The Atlanta Falcons release a new video fly through of their new state-of-the-art $1.4 billion stadium. In a brand-new fly-through video of the New Atlanta Stadium, viewers are taken on a unique tour in point-of-view fashion beginning one mile above the stadium’s circular retractable roof and through […]

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January 11, 2015

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Nigeria: Presidential – General elections will be held on February 14, 2015

Nigeria: Presidential – General elections will be held on February 14, 2015 Nigerian president begins re-election campaign Goodluck Jonathan, seeking to win a second four-year term in February’s vote, holds mass rally in opposition stronghold Agence France-Presse LAGOS- Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, formally began his campaign for re-election on Thursday, taking the fight to a […]

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