NextLOGiK Announces CompWALK, an Online Software Platform That Allows Companies to Self-Administer Compliance and Quality Management

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Asianet-Pakistan) — NextLOGiK, a Columbia, Md.-based technology company, has launched CompWALK, a mobile-ready, online software platform that allows organizations in all industries to measure compliance with regulations, industry standards and corporate benchmarks. CompWALK (www.compwalk.com) can be used by any type of organization that needs to measure performance […]

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Chairperson of international Commission of Inquiry visits the Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic, February 27, 2014 – The Chairperson of the International Commission of Inquiry tasked with investigating human rights violations in the Central African Republic, Bernard Acho Muna, will be visiting Bangui from 26 February until 1 March, for the first time since his appointment last month. The purpose of Mr. Muna’s visit is to establish formal contacts with local authorities, including the Head of State of the Transition, Mrs Catherine Samba-Panza, and other relevant stakeholders. The International Commission of Inquiry was established by the Security Council on…

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DRC must arrest Omar Al-Bashir

PARIS, France, February 27, 2014 – Last Night, Sudanese President arrived to Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to participate in a summit of Heads of State and Government of the Common Market of East and South Africa (COMESA). He is subject to an arrest warrant of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for his alleged responsability in the genocide in Darfur. As a State Party to the Rome Statute of the ICC, the DRC is under the obligation to immediately execute the arrest warrant and transfer Bashir…

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Remarks With Founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative Ben Affleck

WASHINGTON, February 27, 2014 – SECRETARY KERRY: Thanks, all, for coming in. Just want to say how much I appreciate Senator Russ Feingold’s efforts with respect to the Great Lakes region, and I’m particularly grateful to Ben Affleck, who’s had a longtime engagement on this. He testified before us in the Senate. We worked on this issue for some period of time. And they’ve just – have you already testified or – MR. AFFLECK: This afternoon. SECRETARY KERRY: He’ll be testifying this afternoon before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. But…

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CAMEROON TO LEARN DIAMOND CONTROL AND TRACKING KNOW-HOW FROM ANGOLA

LUANDA, Feb 26– Cameroon will learn from Angola’s experience on internal controls and tracking of diamonds from mining to export as part of the Kimberly Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), the process established to prevent “conflict diamonds” from entering the mainstream rough diamond market. This was stated here Tuesday by the executive co-ordinator of the Angolan National Commission on the Kimberly Process, Paulo Mvika, after attending the meeting between Geology and Mining Minister Francisco Queiroz and a representative of Cameroon to the Kimberley Process, Belle Amougou Dieudonné. According to Mvika, the…

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South Africa: CAJ News Enters Major Asia Partnership

Johannesburg, Feb. 22, 2014/ Asianet-Pakistan — CENTRE for African Journalists (CAJ News), the Pan African’s largest news service provider has signed a two-year contract with Asianet-Pakistan. CAJ News Editor-In-Chief and Chief Executive, Savious Kwinika confirmed on Friday saying the partnership takes effect on March 1. “We (CAJ News) are pleased with this latest development. We have […]

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NEARLY 20,000 CENTRAL AFRICAN REFUGEES FLED TO CAMEROON THIS MONTH: UN

GENEVA, Feb 22- Almost 20,000 people from the Central African Republic (CAR) have crossed into Cameroon since the beginning of February to escape the ongoing violence in their homeland, the United Nations refugee agency reported Friday. This is up from 4,764 CAR refugees in the first week of this month, and it brings to 35,142 the total number of CAR refugees who have fled to Cameroon since March 2013, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The conflict in CAR erupted when mainly Muslim Séléka rebels launched attacks…

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Cameroon: some 20,000 more CAR refugees in three weeks

Cameroon 21 February 2014- This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Dan McNorton – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 21 February 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The number of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) has sharply increased this month in Cameroon, as violence continues to rip through the country. Since the beginning of February a total of 19,565 refugees from CAR have crossed into Cameroon to escape violence perpetrated by the former Seleka…

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INVITATION TO MEDIA: 50th anniversary of the Reunification of the Republic of Cameroon

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 19, 2014 – This is to kindly inform you that following the celebration of 50th anniversary of the Reunification by the Republic of Cameroon, the Cameroon Embassy in Addis Ababa has organise the following activities to commemorate the day. A conference to be addressed by Prof. Jean-Emmanuel PONDI on the theme: “From reunification to integration: fifty years of national construction”. The conference is scheduled to take place at the Medium Conference Hall of the New African Union Conference Center on Thursday 20 February from 5 –…

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