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Food aid arrives for Sudan

PORT SUDAN, Sudan - In support of its operations in Sudan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), welcomed the arrival of over 50,000 metric tons of assorted food commodities including sorghum, lentils and vegetable oil.

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Marriott International to debut eco-conscious Element brand in Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt - Marriott International has announced plans to debut Element Hotels, the stylish eco-incubator brand in Egypt, in early 2019. Located in Cairo's upscale Heliopolis district and slated to be the largest Element Hotel in the Middle East and Africa, Element Cairo is being developed by Abraj Misr Urban Development and is owned by Middle East Real Estate for Development (MERED), an Egyptian limited liability company.

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Health care in Africa: What next?

NAIROBI, Kenya - In the war between humanity and disease, perhaps the greatest victory of recent years took place in Africa. At the turn of the millennium, serious analysts expected HIV/AIDS to kill up to half the people in some southern African countries. But then the price of anti-retroviral drugs fell from $10,000 a year to as little as $100, thanks to a loud campaign for access to treatment, some technical advances and a dollop of aid.

By Robert Guest and Slavea Chakova 18 Oct 2016

Why CSI is the new currency consciously growing the bottom line

When it comes to growing your business, people are everything, be they staff, customers, or the community surrounding your brand. Investment into product development, service delivery, marketing and internal training are all pretty much standard items when it comes to driving the business forward, but increasingly, there is another and potentially more impactful channel that brands and businesses are using to garner awareness, support and loyalty from their 'people/customer' - Corporate Social Investment (CSI).

By Glenda Mansfield 18 Oct 2016