Justice Denied: Tragic Accident Claims the Life of Mehmet Aktas

2023-12-05 18:15:00 On December 20, 2018, Mehmet Aktas lost his life in a tragic road accident. Around 6 a.m., Mehmet goes up rue Emile Wauquier in Asquillies. Before the intersection, he overtakes a car. At the same time, a second vehicle parked along the road starts, moves forward and takes the left turn towards rue … Read more

African Development Bank’s Revised Macroeconomic Forecasts for 2023-2024: Implications and Strategies

2023-11-29 16:38:00 (AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK) – The African Development Bank announced on Monday that it had revised downwards its short and medium-term macroeconomic forecasts for Africa, for the years 2023 and 2024. The institution now expects 3, 4% this year and 3.8% next year, compared to 4.0% and 4.3% previously anticipated. These slightly lower forecasts … Read more

Orange Withdraws Interest in Ethiopian Telecom Market Acquisition: Analysis and Updates

2023-11-28 10:54:00 (Agence Ecofin) – Orange had expressed, as early as July 2021, its interest in acquiring 40% in Ethio Telecom, but the process was postponed until March 2022 before finally being relaunched in November. Last March, the French company reiterated its interest in the Ethiopian telecoms market. French telecommunications company Orange has decided to … Read more

Morocco’s Growing Food Packaging Market: Alpla’s Expansion and Impact on Local and International Players

2023-11-24 15:28:00 (Ecofin Agency) – In Morocco, on the food packaging market, both local and international players are banking on local demand as well as the country’s geographical position to stimulate their exports. In Morocco, the Austrian plastic packaging giant Alpla acquired a majority stake in the local packaging producer Atlantic Packaging which was then … Read more

Apple’s Violation of Employment Standards and Settlement with DOJ: What You Need to Know

2023-11-10 17:41:13 Apple said it ‘unintentionally’ failed to meet employment standards A hot potato: Apple has agreed to pay $25 million to settle claims by the U.S. Justice Department that the Cupertino giant illegally favored hiring immigrant workers over U.S. citizens and green card holders for certain jobs. At issue is the Permanent Labor Certification … Read more

Health and Wellness Campaign Launched by Ministry of Women, Families, and Children: Chief of Staff Encourages Testing and Awareness

2023-11-09 20:33:31 The chief of staff, Moussa Diarassouba (at the microphone) invited the agents to get tested. (Photo Dr) The Ministry of Women, Families and Children (Mffe), through its Medical-Social Unit (Cms), in collaboration with the Social Strategies Support Program (Pass) and the National Program for Unhealthy Diseases communicable diseases of the Ministry of Health, … Read more