Brooklyn Park, MN -- Brooklyn Park business owners and representatives are urged to apply to be a part of the Business Forward Advisory Board (BFAB).
(GIN) – A hard-fought battle with cancer ended this week with the death of Ghana’s President John Evans Atta Mills. Six visits to specialists in the U.S. were unable to stem the spread of the disease and the executive apparently realized the finality of his condition, sending a letter to Parliament this week that designated the Vice President to fill his post.
He performed his last official function on June 3 when he toured the site of a devastating plane crash in Accra.
Not a lot is common about Health Commons. Colorful curtains, layered rugs and comfortable seating fill the community health and wellness center where all programs are free. Partners behind the organization in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood hope the warm setting is a gateway to connect members of the Somali community and other visitors to primary health care and wellness resources.
By Liu Youfa (China Daily)
Both sides agree to work together to promote common development and a just global governance mechanism
The Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation was held in Beijing on Thursday and Friday. President Hu Jintao attended the opening ceremony and delivered the keynote speech, during which he detailed the achievements of Sino-African cooperation over the past 12 years, outlined the bright future of the new type of strategic partnership between China and Africa, and announced a series of policy measures that the Chinese government will implement to further promote bilateral cooperation.
19th ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AFRICAN UNION ENDS IN ADDIS ABABA - SUMMIT ELECTED FIRST AUC FEMALE CHAIRPERSON
Addis Ababa, 16 July 2012 - The Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) concluded today, 16 July 2012, two days of intense deliberations on the future of the Union and its achievements over the last six months. The high moment of this Summit was the election on 15 July of the new Chairperson of the African Union Commission, in the name of Dr. Nkosazana Clarise Dhlamini Zuma and the Deputy Chairperson of the Commission, Mr. Erastus Mwencha.
The U.S. Justice Dept. has announced the largest settlement ever for healthcare fraud against UK-based GlaxoSmithKline for off-label marketing and failure to disclose the safety risks of its diabetes drug Avandia, among other violations.
The company has extensive sales in Africa but does not face prosecution there for these issues at this time.