Over 1 000 new Agent locations added to the network in the third quarter alone

MOROCCO, October 26, 2009 – The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in the money transfer segment of global payments, today announced that it has added over 1 000 new Agent locations to its network across Africa  in the third quarter of 2009 alone, expanding coverage to in excess of 16 000 locations.

We believe in the power and results of investing in and unleashing human capacity. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center brings together people of diverse expertise and cultures in a neutral, inspiring and thought-provoking environment to promote international understanding that allows innovation and creativity to flourish.

USAfrica, the multimedia networks and international public policy center based in Houston, Texas, will host its two-day (August 8-9, 2008) inter-disciplinary event on the landmark literary work 'Things Fall Apart.' The novel was published in 1958 by Chinua Achebe, the acclaimed and undisputed father of modern African literature. Event will feature leading scholars on Africa, African literature and scholarship, new voices in the world of writing/literature, public policy executives, leaders in government and communities, book publishers and retailers, teachers, students and librarians, information technology specialists, dramatists and artists.

The short-term objective of the web site is to establish the framework and channels of expressing opinions globally, and to extend it to all prospective democratic elections in the long run. It may be educational for the elected politicians of a given country to learn about the preferences and value choices of people living in faraway places.

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Africa Knowledge Project (AKP) publishes peer-reviewed journals and academic databases.

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Africa House is an Africa and Diasporian gallery. Africa House accepts proposals for submission on a rolling basis.

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