.Africa is the proposed Internet generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) for the African and Pan African communities and users wherever they may reside. The .africa gTLD serves as a regional domain for individuals and entities based in and out of Africa.
The .Africa gTLD has not yet been delegated to any organization as registry operator. The .Africa application that was submitted by DotConnectAfrica Trust is now the subject of an unresolved disagreement with ICANN (DCA Trust vs ICANN) following an Independent Review Panel (IRP) Process that was invoked by DCA Trust under ICANN’s accountability mechanism in October 2013. The IRP was administrated by the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) New York, US.
DCA Trust had passed all the new gTLD applicant evaluation criteria, but before the Initial Evaluation (IE) result was issued, a Governmental Advisory Committee GAC Objection Advice that had been issued in Beijing in April 2013 was later accepted by the ICANN Board in early June 2013 which caused the ICANN Board to instruct ICANN staff that DCA Trust’s .Africa new gTLD application will not be approved. This had caused the non-completion of the evaluation of DCA Trust’s application; which then led DCA Trust to challenge the ICANN Board decision through a series of accountability mechanism.
The initial idea for the song came from David Paich. Jeff Porcaro explains the idea behind the song: "a boy is trying to write a song on Africa, but since he's never been there, he can only tell what he's seen on TV or remembers in the past."
David Paich said: "At the beginning of the '80s I watched a late night documentary on TV about all the terrible death and suffering of the people in Africa. It both moved and appalled me and the pictures just wouldn't leave my head. I tried to imagine how I'd feel about if I was there and what I'd do."
Musically the song took quite some time to assemble, as Paich and Porcaro explain:
Africa and De viris illustribus were partially inspired by Petrarch's visit to Rome in 1337. According to Bergin and Wilson (p. ix). It seems very likely that the inspirational vision of the Eternal City must have been the immediate spur to the design of the Africa and probably De viris illustribus as well. After returning from his grand tour, the first sections of Africa were written in the valley of Vaucluse. Petrarch recalls
The fact that he abandoned it early on is not entirely correct since it was far along when he received two invitations (from Rome and from Paris) in September 1340 each asking him to accept the crown as poet laureate. A preliminary form of the poem was completed in time for the laurel coronation April 8, 1341 (Easter Sunday).
Israel has turned to Africa to fill a severe labour gap on its farms, after a mass exit of foreign workers ... Israel's ambassador in Kenya, MichaelLotem, told the BBC that Israel was planning to recruit farm workers from Uganda as well, while recruitment in Tanzania had already started.
Student applications to the University of Missouri have increased over this time last year, Mun Choi told the MU Faculty Council... Other highlights ... A faculty member asked about recruiting students from other countries, prompting Choi to refer to the Provost's Task Force with India ... "We have had success in recruiting students from WestAfrica, too.".
The USSR educated an entire generation of highly-skilled specialists who formed Africa's new elites ... From 1960-1992, the Soviet Union trained over 40,500 specialists from sub-Saharan Africa ... As a rule, Russian companies in Africa recruit employees who speak English or French, and these languages are used in the course of work.
The USSR educated an entire generation of highly-skilled specialists who formed Africa’s new elites ... From 1960-1992, the Soviet Union trained over 40,500 specialists from sub-Saharan Africa ... As a rule, Russian companies in Africa recruit employees who speak English or French, and these languages are used in the course of work.
Come 2024, the UAE will see a surge in demand for employees in five major sectors – IT, banking and finance, real estate and construction, oil and gas and renewable energy, and tourism and hospitality, says Kasheef Akram, CEO for the Middle East, NorthAfrica and Asia-Pacific of talent acquisition firm Caliberly.
EFF deputy leader FloydShivambu has been docked a nine-day salary for failing to disclose payments linked to the VBS Mutual Bank... She was found guilty of failing to appoint a group CEO at the PassengerRailAgency of SouthAfrica (Prasa), and the recruitment process had cost Prasa R1.7 million ... So there will be no reprimand ... Politics .
It has now launched a fine art print sale to support Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Kenya, the first elephant sanctuary in Africa to be owned by the community ... Samburu and recruited from within Namunyak Conservancy.
The activist suggested that the bishops have such political leverage because “in Africa, we … listen to our bishops more than we listen to the politicians and globalists.” ... According to Muchiri, in East Africa, if a bishop tells a politician, “We are watching you,” that means their “time in office is over.”.