Innovation: Key to great leadership
The 2015/2016 World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report ranked Switzerland, Finland, Israel, USA, Japan, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark as the 10 most innovative countries in the world.
Siasia’s appeal gets March 19 date in Switzerland
A date has been fixed for the hearing of an appeal filed by former Super Eagles striker and coach, Samson Siasia at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Switzerland boss denies bust-up with Shaqiri
Switzerland boss Vladimir Petkovic insists he did not have a bust-up with Xherdan Shaqiri - but admits their relationship could be better.
Court orders Switzerland to post $14 million bond over bunkering case
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Hamburg Germany, has issued an order to have Switzerland post a US $14 million bond to Nigeria...
ITLOS rejects Switzerland’s appeal to halt prosecution of oil vessel, others
International Tribunal for the Law Of the Sea (ITLOS) has rejected Switzerland’s request to halt prosecution of a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its crew and cargo arrested for violating Nigerian laws. Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata, disclosed yesterday that the oil tanker, its crew and cargo were arrested for…
Switzerland player Ismaili missing in swimming accident in Italy
Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday.
Switzerland says mediating in Cameroon's anglophone crisis
Switzerland on Thursday announced it was mediating in the crisis in two Cameroon regions where anglophones have launched an armed campaign for a separate state from the French-speaking majority. "At the request of the parties, Switzerland is acting as a facilitator in the crisis in north-western and south-western Cameroon," the foreign ministry said in a…
Bern takes legal action against Nigeria over oil-tanker seizure
Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months. The Swiss foreign ministry said in a statement sent to AFP that it had appealed on May 21 to the International Tribunal for the…
Children’s Day…history of the day
Reverend Charles Leonard of the Universalist Church of the Redeemer, Chelsea, Massachusetts, first celebrated Children’s Day in June 1857. The Reverend Father usually dedicated every second Sunday Service in June to and for children. Father Leonard then called the day Rose Day and later renamed Flower Sunday. However, it was not until August 1924 when…