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  • 德勤针对“一带一路”扩大对华业务投资

    中国, 2017/10/18 德勤会计师事务所在其对华开展合作一百周年之际表示,将投入2亿美元扩大对华业务,支持“一带一路”倡议和针对相关中国企业的服务,其中4000万美元将专门用于支持中国企业参与“一带一路”项目,同时还将强化针对中国企业的咨询服务和数字化升级。
  • 俄政府向吉提供2600万美元无偿援助用于国家预算

    吉尔吉斯斯坦, 2017/10/17 根据吉尔吉斯斯坦政府2017年9月20日412号决议,同意俄罗斯国家财政部和吉尔吉斯斯坦财政部提供无偿援助的协议,9月30日前俄方向吉方提供2600万美元的无偿援助。吉尔吉斯斯坦财政部长阿德尔别克·卡西玛利耶夫和俄财政部副部长斯托尔恰克分别代表两国政府在协议上签字。 2015年,俄方曾向吉方提供3000万美元援款用于冲抵国家预算赤字。  
  • Liberia: Weaah, Boakai up for runoff

    LIBERIA, 2017/10/16 With 74 % of total votes in the October presidential election tallied, it is obvious that the two frontrunners, George Manneh Weagh of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change and Joseph Nyumah Boakai of the ruling Unity Party are poised to go for a runoff.According to the results announced Saturday by National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Jerome Korkoya, Weah accumulated 441,830 or 39.2 % of the 1,193,331 votes tallied, while Joseph Boakai obtained 334,162 or 29.6 % of the votes.
  • Kenya bans protests, setting up showdown with opposition supporters

    KENYA, 2017/10/13 Tensions rose in Kenya on Thursday as the government banned demonstrations and indicated that it would go ahead with an election rerun that the opposition is convinced cannot be free and equitable under the current system. The order sets authorities on a collision course with supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who before this week pulled out of the Oct. 26 vote. Major demonstrations against the electoral commission, which the opposition sees as favoring incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta, have been called for Friday.
  • New Zealand election: full results give Labour boost and nation its first refugee MP

    NEW ZEALAND, 2017/10/09 The final block of votes in the New Zealand election has been counted two weeks next election day, bolstering the opposition Labour party but leaving neither major party with enough votes to form government. Counting of the 17% of ballots considered “appropriate votes” showed the incumbent National party has lost two seats while Labour and the Greens have each picked up an additional one.
  • After stability under Sirleaf, Liberians long for more from next leader

    LIBERIA, 2017/10/09 As Liberia goes to the polls on Tuesday, some see ex-footballer George Weah as the man to provide jobs and proper housing.
  • Mugabe Reveals Why He Will Not Resign As Zimbabwean President

    ZIMBABWE, 2017/10/04 Long-serving Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe has likened members of his party demanding for his resignation to biblical Judas Iscariot. It is alleged that members of Mugabe’s party, the ZANU-PF, have privately been pushing for the retirement of Mugabe, who has been in power since the country gained independence in 1980. Speaking during the burial of a member of the party, the 93-year-old insisted he would remain as President.
  • Who is Angola's next president Joao Lourenco?

    ANGOLA, 2017/09/26 Angola's Joao Lourenco will be sworn in on Tuesday as president replacing Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the oil-rich country with an iron grip for 38 years. Who is the man who ran on the ticket of the MPLA? Joao Lourenco is considered to be a loyal party soldier - a man who has always been ready to take on better responsibility in the governing People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA). He served as governor in several provinces of Angola, and between 1992 and 1997 he was responsible for propaganda in the MPLA's Politburo. Later, he served as the party's secretary-general for several years.
  • German election results: Disappointing victory for Angela Merkel as CDU sinks, nationalist AfD surges

    GERMANY, 2017/09/26 Angela Merkel has won a fourth term, but official results have shown she'll have a "tough road" for coalition talks. While the CDU remains the major party, the far-right AfD will be the third biggest political force. With all 299 constituencies reporting, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party the CSU came out ahead in Germany's national election on Sunday, with 33 % of the vote. Rival Social Democrats (SPD) led by Martin Schulz tumbled to a mere 20.5 %, while the Green and Left parties remained about the same as they did in 2013, each with 8.9 and 9.2 %, respectively.
  • Nawaz Sharif to become PML-N chief again?

    PAKISTAN, 2017/09/23 Pakistan's PML-N party-led government today managed to pass a key clause in the Elections Reforms Bill in the Senate, paving the way for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to become the chief of the ruling party again. The Election Commission of Pakistan had disqualified Sharif as a member of the National Assembly following the Supreme Court's July 28 verdict on the Panama Papers scandal. The 67-year-old leader was as well rendered ineligible to act as the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party under the landmark verdict.