Funding from Atlanta sought to scale beyond first field in Rwanda

Courtesy: Energiya Global

Jerusalem-based Energiya Global has built the first commercial-scale solar field in Rwanda with backing from the U.S. government. 

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Atlanta Among Five Airports Chosen for Enhanced Ebola Screening

by Trevor Williams | October 11, 2014 This weekend the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is to step up Ebola screening for passengers entering the U.S. from West Africa at five airports including Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.  More
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Nonprofit Brings Haiti Sewing Stories Back Home

by Candace Jackson The leaders of Ties That Matter, a non-profit that helps Haitian women grow their incomes by creating fashionable and decorative products from recycled neckties, are using their experiences in the poverty-stricken country to inspire Atlanta’s youth.  More
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Investor Visas for Israelis Around the Corner

by Karen Weinstock A new visa category allowing Israeli business owners and investors to work and live in the U.S. has grown closer to becoming reality thanks to recent moves by both governments.  More
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Wetlands: Coca-Cola Helps China Tackle Water Pollution

by Trevor Williams | October 10, 2014 Business is booming for Xiong Qiaorong’s family guesthouse. More
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Overcoming the Israeli-American Culture Gap

by Trevor Williams | October 9, 2014 Reading the headlines and the staunch proclamations of loyalty between the U.S. and Israel on the defense front, it’s easy to assume that business deals between the two countries happen naturally.  More