The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism of Malawi has received desktop computers, laptops, cameras, office cabinets and tables, among others, from the People’s Republic of China to help promote development in the country.
The African Standby Capacity (ASC) Civilian Foundation Course for Rostered Personnel was held March 18-24 in Harare, Zimbabwe. The African Union Commission (AUC), with support from ACCORD/TIP, organized the event.
The Cuban Parliament nominated current Vice President Miguel Díaz Canel to become the next President of Cuba, which for more than half a century was under the power of the Castro family. Likewise, the National Assembly will appoint other officials to form the highest governing body of that country.
The 159-year-old territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala is moving to the halls of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). If the ICJ decides in Guatemala's favor, Belize might lose half its territory.
Washington, D.C.-based international financial institution World Bank has approved two emergency support operations totaling $65 million for restoring agriculture livelihoods, strengthening resilience, and rebuilding houses in Dominica, which were destroyed by Hurricane Maria.
Maryland-based U.S. government agency National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has awarded a follow-on mobile management contract to WidePoint Corporation, a Virginia company serving the internet and communications industry.
Shreveport, Louisiana-based Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a unit of American Electric Power (AEP), announced a settlement agreement April 13 in the Louisiana Public Service Commission's (LPSC) review of the company's request for approval of the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection.
Florida-based telecommunications equipment provider Harris Corporation has been awarded a $161 million contract modification to supply the next production lot of electronic jammers to protect U.S. Navy and Australian F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft against electronic threats.
The government of Yukon has selected Information Services Corporation (ISC), a Saskatchewan registry services company, as the technology provider to transition Yukon’s paper-based land title registration processed to an electronic land titles registry system.