Tag: Germany

Record attendance at the 14th edition of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) held for the first time in Ras Al Khaimah

Record attendance at the 14th edition of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) held for the first time in Ras Al Khaimah

BUSINESS, INTERNATIONAL
DUBAI, United Arab EmiratesThe Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2018 (AHIC)) is officially underway at the purpose-built AHIC Village on the beach of the Waldorf Astoria in Ras Al Khaimah following the official opening ceremony this morning, with a record number of registered delegates from the regional and global hospitality investment industry. Now in its 14th year, the annual knowledge and networking platform for the global hospitality investment community, held in partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), was inaugurated by AHIC Host and Patron His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. “In a relatively short period of time, Ras Al Khaimah has changed dramatically, from a quiet, agri
Film recognized for highlighting human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Film recognized for highlighting human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL
JUBA, South SudanThe feature-length documentary “Maman Colonelle,” directed by Dieudo Hamadi, has received the Human Rights Award 2017 from the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), and SIGNIS, a worldwide association of Catholic communicators. The film highlights the courage of one person to fight against sexual abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The eastern portion of the DRC faces particular challenges in sexual violence towards women. There are hundreds of thousands of victims, young and old, facing crushing psychological, physical and social consequences. The film depicts the ways in which society blames them, and does not see them as the victims they are, therefore denying them justice and human rights. The film was recognized because it res
Boost for German-Tanzanian business and investment ties

Boost for German-Tanzanian business and investment ties

AFRICA, BUSINESS, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, TANZANIA
DAR ES SALAAM, TanzaniaTo promote and facilitate business relations between Germany and Tanzania, the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK), has officially opened an office in Dar es Salaam under the name of “AHK Services Eastern Africa Ltd. The office will foster German-Tanzanian trade relations and be a focal point for German companies looking for business opportunities in Tanzania and vice versa. The office will be headed by Dr. Jennifer Schwarz and will offer a broad range of services to Tanzanian and German companies. Tanzania is a rapidly growing emerging market and offers tremendous opportunities for German businesses On the occasion of the official opening, a high ranking delegation from Germany visited Dar es Salaam. The delegation was head
US relationship with Russia at peak

US relationship with Russia at peak

INTERNATIONAL, REST OF THE WORLD
At Kmaupdates, we are retweeting some of Donald Trump's tweets that are making headlines 1) Our relationship with Russia is worse now than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War. There is no reason for this. Russia needs us to help with their economy, something that would be very easy to do, and we need all nations to work together. Stop the arms race? 2) Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and “smart!” You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it! 3) Much of the bad blood with Russia is caused by the Fake & Corrupt Russia Investigation, headed up by the all Democrat loyalists, or people that worked for Obama. Mueller is most confli
World Remit partners with Lebara to connect new customers to its money transfer service to Africa

World Remit partners with Lebara to connect new customers to its money transfer service to Africa

AFRICA, BUSINESS, INTERNATIONAL
LONDON, United Kingdom Lebara and World Remit, two leading brands serving international residents, have entered into a strategic partnership making World Remit the exclusive global money transfer partner of Lebara, including transfers to over 40 African countries. The deal allows over 3 million Lebara Mobile and Lebara Money users to use World Remit’s digital money transfer service seamlessly, directly from the Lebara app and website. "With more than half of World Remit’s transfers now going to Africa, this partnership will support the company’s plan to serve 5 million customers connected to the continent by 2020." Ismail Ahmed, founder and CEO at World Remit said Lebara customers living in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Denmark and Netherlands will benefit from World