Archive | September, 2012

Mozambique-China cooperation project to create 2,000 jobs

September 21, 2012

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Mozambique-China cooperation project to create 2,000 jobs Xinhua MAPUTO– A 725 million U. S. dollars bridge under Mozambique-China cooperation was launched on September 20, 2012 by Mozambican President Armando Guebuza in the capital Maputo, with the project estimated to generate 2,000 jobs. This was announced by the project authorities on Thursday in the presence of President Guebuza, […]

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Could the planned AEG sale impact the NFL’s return to Los Angeles and its other teams?

September 20, 2012

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Could the planned AEG sale impact the NFL’s return to Los Angeles and its other teams? By Andrew Dalton Associated Press LOS ANGELES– A for-sale sign for the owner of the Staples Center arena, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy and a stake in the LA Lakers would be a major shock to the city’s sports, […]

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Ophir Energy has confirmed a sixth gas discovery in block R offshore Equatorial Guinea

September 20, 2012

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Ophir Energy has confirmed a sixth gas discovery in block R offshore Equatorial Guinea  Liquefied Natural Gas / LNG (natural gas) Offshore staff   LONDON – Ophir Energy (LN:OPHR) has confirmed a sixth gas discovery in block R offshore Equatorial Guinea. The Fortuna West-1 (R6) well, drilled by the semisubmersible Eirik Raude in 1,758 m […]

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U.S. Department of Education awards nearly $228 Million to 97 Historically Black Colleges and Universities

September 19, 2012

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U.S. Department of Education awards nearly $228 Million to 97 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Press Office U.S. Department of Education  Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 19 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be able to strengthen their academic resources, financial management systems, endowment-building capacity, and physical plants […]

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Forbes: What does $126 billion look like? The wealthiest portrait ever taken

September 19, 2012

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Forbes: What does $126 billion look like? The wealthiest portrait ever taken Randall Lane Forbes What does $126 billion look like? With the picture above, probably the wealthiest portrait ever taken, you now know. This photograph, which graces the cover of the 30th anniversary issue of the Forbes 400,  crowned an incredible event. On June […]

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NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory- Mars Curiosity will host a media teleconference Wednesday, September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012

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NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory- Mars Curiosity will host a media teleconference Wednesday, September 19, 2012 NASA On Sol 42 (Sept. 17, 2012), Curiosity drove about 105 feet (32 meters), toward the east-southeast, bringing the mission’s total driving distance to about 850 feet (259 meters). The Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons (DAN) instrument was used at two […]

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Mozambique, Tanzania to be linked by railway line and Tanzania to review oil and gas contracts

September 18, 2012

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Mozambique, Tanzania to be linked by railway line   Xinhua   MAPUTO– Mozambique and Tanzania will be linked by a railway line which starts from the Tanzanian town of Mtwana in the south of the country to Mozambique, via Malawi, according to the Mozambican and Tanzanian governments.   The Mozambican and Tanzanian governments said they […]

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India’s government allows foreign airlines to buy up to 49 percent stake and opens up retail sector to foreign investment

September 17, 2012

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India’s Foreign Direct Investment in aviation: Moving to the next level India Brand Equity Foundation NEW DELHI- In a bid to infuse liquidity in the civil aviation industry, the Indian government relaxed the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms in the sector by allowing foreign airlines to buy up to 49 per cent stake in local carriers. […]

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Chinese contribution to Zimbabwe’s economy lauded: President Robert Mugabe

September 14, 2012

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Chinese contribution to Zimbabwe’s economy lauded: President Robert Mugabe Xinhua HARARE — Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Thursday applauded the Chinese for their contribution to Zimbabwe’s economy through infrastructure development. The Chinese are constructing a 300-roomed five-star hotel and shopping mall in Belvedere, a project worth over 200 million dollars. Mugabe told journalists after touring […]

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ACC accepts University of Notre Dame as new member

September 13, 2012

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ACC accepts University of Notre Dame as new member ACC GREENSBORO, N.C.- The Atlantic Coast Conference Council of Presidents has unanimously voted to accept the University of Notre Dame as a new member. The Irish will compete as full members in all conference sponsored sports with the exception of football which will play five games […]

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