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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources

October 19, 2017

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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources With the signing of the bill into law, the path has been cleared for the establishment of the specialized university in the Niger Delta, charged with training and research in petroleum technologies. Vanguard Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the […]

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Ever wonder why the Middle Atlantic states are not in the Mid-Atlantic of the East Coast?

October 12, 2017

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Ever wonder why the Middle Atlantic states are not in the Mid-Atlantic of the East Coast? Have you ever wondered why in the United States the term “Middle Atlantic” includes only northeastern states and not states which are actually located in the Middle Eastern Atlantic region? There is an NCAA Division I (FCS) athletic conference […]

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When African Americans built tall in business

October 11, 2017

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When African Americans built tall in business North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Headquarters A group of mostly Durham-based investors, led by Michael Lemanski, bought the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Headquarters building in 2006 and in 2017 secured about $11 million in new capital to begin renovations to the 1960s-era office building and […]

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U.S. unemployment rate 4.2 percent in September 2017

October 6, 2017

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U.S. unemployment rate 4.2 percent in September 2017 Lowest unemployment rates since December 2000 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The unemployment rate declined to 4.2 percent in September, and total nonfarm payroll employment changed little (-33,000), the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage point to 4.2 percent in […]

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China to shut down North Korean companies as it implements United Nations sanctions

September 29, 2017

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China to shut down North Korean companies as it implements United Nations sanctions BBC News China has told North Korean companies operating in its territory to close down as it implements United Nations sanctions against the reclusive state. The companies will be shut by early January. Joint Chinese and North Korean ventures will also be […]

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Africa: Ghana, Equatorial Guinea presidents to sign gas deal and waive visa requirements

September 15, 2017

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Ghana, Equatorial Guinea presidents to sign LNG deal Also waive visa requirements Reuters ACCRA- Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo plans to sign an agreement to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Equatorial Guinea during his three-day visit to the Gulf of Guinea petroleum producer due to begin on Monday, his office said. Though an oil and […]

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Olympic Games 2024 and 2028

September 13, 2017

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Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 The International Olympic Committee elected the city of Paris to host the games of the XXXIII OLYMPIAD 2024 and the city o Los Angeles the XXXIV OLYMPIAD 2028. “Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a ‘win-win-win’ situation for the city of Paris, the […]

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Evicted white farmers to launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe

August 25, 2017

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Evicted white farmers to launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Daily White farmers whose farms were forcibly taken over by supporters of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe say they have “launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation”. “Dispossessed Zimbabwean commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative to […]

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Hyperloop One completes phase 2 testing- 192 mph

August 2, 2017

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Hyperloop One completes phase 2 testing Hyperloop is a plan to build an ultrafast tube train. It could allow passengers to travel from New York to Washington, D.C., in 29 minutes. Shervin Pishevar, Hyperloop One co-founder, said this will be the cheapest, cleanest, fastest form of transportation in the world. During a recent test the […]

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles

July 11, 2017

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles Olympic observers believe that when the IOC convenes in Lima, Peru this September 2017 it will award the 2024 games to Paris and the 2028 games to Los Angeles. International Olympic Committee- July 11, 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today […]

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