Operations Coordinator Job Vacancy at The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world’s largest humanitarian network and is guided by seven Fundamental Principles: Humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, universality and unity. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Operations Coordinator Vacancy No: IFRC04491 Location: Abuja Duty Station Status: Family Duty Station Accompanied status: … Read more

Brazil calls for neighbor’s support to protect the Amazon

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would meet with other South American nations on Wednesday to establish a common strategy to defend the rainforest of the Amazon, while his foreign minister informed Reuters that the country should be seen as an environmental hero. In an indication that Bolsonaro, a far-right conservative, forges closer connections with … Read more

U.S.-China trade war taking a toll on Hikvision’s business with U.S.

For China’s Hikvision, the world’s biggest video surveillance system provider, and a seller to Xinjiang police departments, there may be a time for reckoning. Hikvision has not been permitted to sell to U.S. federal government agencies since August 13, thanks to a law adopted last year that blocked five Chinese companies as security threats as … Read more

Request for tender for the supply of 92,475 fruit tree seedlings in all sectors of NGOMA district

YOUNG WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF RWANDA (YWCA) “Transforming community, empowering women” TENDER NOTICE Ref No: YWCA/KIG/ 6/2019 TENDER TITLE: Supply fruit tree seedlings in in all sectors of NGOMA district CLIENT: YOUNG WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF RWANDA (YWCA of RWANDA) Young Women’s Christian Association of Rwanda (YWCA RWANDA) hereby invites national tenders for Participation to … Read more

Request for Proposal to Conduct the Feasibility Study on Rooftop Solar Project at Development Bank of Rwanda Head Office

Tender Nº: 012/08/2019/BRD/DHCA/PU RE: Request for Proposal to Conduct the Feasibility Study on Rooftop Solar Project at         Development Bank of Rwanda Head Office Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) is seeking to procure consulting services from well-established and experienced consulting firm to conduct the feasibility study on the possibility of installing rooftop solar project at … Read more

Jubilation as SpaceX’s Mars rocket prototype test flight takes place in Texas

SpaceX test-launched an early Mars rocket prototype on Tuesday, unnerving inhabitants close to the Texas site and clearing up another important obstacle in the interplanetary aspirations of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. Following the launch, Musk congratulated SpaceX engineers, short for Space Exploration Technologies Corp, and published a picture of Starhopper touching down on its landing … Read more

Chinese government threatens a strong action to quench Hong Kong’s protest

Violence is becoming more severe in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests, but the government is confident that it can manage the crisis itself, the former British colony’s embattled leader said on Tuesday. For the first time since protests escalated on Sunday, Carrie Lam spoke in public when police fired water cannon and tear gas volleys in … Read more

U.S. expresses fear over ransomware attack ahead of 2020 election

The U.S. government intends to launch a program that focuses narrowly on protecting databases and systems for voter registration ahead of the presidential election in 2020. These systems, commonly used to validate voters ‘ eligibility before casting votes, were damaged by Russian hackers trying to gather data in 2016. Intelligence authorities are worried that, according … Read more

Third Point’s interest in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica increases  

Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that pushed for modifications in businesses varying from Nestle SA (NESN.S) to Campbell Soup Co (CPB.N), accumulated a stake in Ray-Ban manufacturer EssilorLuxottica SA (ESLX.PA), individuals familiar with the issue said on Sunday. Third Point, run by billionaire investor Daniel Loeb, aims at EssilorLuxottica in the midst of … Read more

Nigerian universities head towards an indefinite strike after government fail to meet demands

As Friday (today) entered the third day of the five-day warning strike by non-academic staff at Nigerian universities, the unions threatened an indefinite strike and requested that the federal government release N30bn for payment of their earned allowances. In a briefing in Abuja on Thursday, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and Non-Academic Staff … Read more

Police demobilized 10 unexploded civil war ordnances

More Unexploded Ordnances (UXOs) planted during the Nigerian Civil War were located and recovered successfully from Anambra, Imo, and Delta States, police said on Thursday. The recoveries, which were carried out by police command of the Explosives Ordinance Disposal (EOD), were mostly found by builders as they digged foundations for their properties, Maikudi Shehu informed … Read more

Highlights of what Obaseki told corps members at the Batch ‘ B ‘ Stream II orientation

Yesterday, Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, charged members of the corps to have faith in the country and complimented the efforts of the federal government to move the nation forward. During the 2019 Batch ‘ B ‘ Stream II orientation course swearing-in ceremony in Okada, the state’s Ovia North East Local Government Area, he made the … Read more

Gunmen killed five persons including a retired police officer in Imo

On Thursday, Gunmen allegedly murdered five people in the Ilile community in Imo State’s Ohaji / Egbema Local Government Area. The incident, which took place around 3 am, led the agrarian community into a pandemonium. A resident speaking in anonymity , informed journalists that the victims included a retired police officer who was simply recognized … Read more