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  • Ending Inequality is Everyone’s Business
    The UNAIDS 2020 Global AIDS Update gave us a clear indication why the world did not meet the Fast-Track targets by 2020. Inequality, perpetuated by structural oppression such as gender inequality; economic disparity; including human rights abuses and violations. For most of us living in sub-Saharan Africa, we don’t need a report to tell us […]
  • Western Sahara, Africa’s Last Colony, to Resume Liberation Struggle on Hold Since 1991
    Ambassador Sidi Omar is Frente POLISARIO Representative at the United Nations The post Western Sahara, Africa’s Last Colony, to Resume Liberation Struggle on Hold Since 1991 appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • The Global Insecurity of Climate Change
    For Sudanese youth, climate change is synonymous with insecurity. “We are living in a continuous insecurity due to many factors that puts Sudan on top of the list when it comes to climate vulnerability,” said Nisreen Elsaim, Sudanese climate activist and chair of United Nations Secretary General’s Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change. She said […]
  • Natural Enemies: How Mango Farmers are Tackling an Invasive Fruit Fly Pest
    As the climate warms, a destructive pest is spreading its wings and damaging the livelihoods of fruit growers in southern Africa. The invasive fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, is preventing farmers like Susan Zinoro, a mango farmer from Mutoko, Zimbabwe, from literally and figuratively enjoying the fruits of their labour. The post Natural Enemies: How Mango […]
  • Q&A: UN Environment Assembly Kicks Off With a Call to Make Peace with Nature
    IPS interviews JOYCE MSUYA, the Deputy Executive Director for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), to find out what to expect for the Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) The post Q&A: UN Environment Assembly Kicks Off With a Call to Make Peace with Nature appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • Q&A: Tigray – the Fighting will Continue & Exacerbate Civilian Suffering
    While Ethiopia’s federal government may have administrative control of the Tigrayan capital, Mekelle, and other main cities in the region, including Shire, Adwa, and Aksum, after removing the regional government from power in late November — armed resistance in Tigray is not over and could continue for months. According to William Davison, the International Crisis […]
  • Successful Crop Innovation Is Mitigating Climate Crisis Impact in Africa
    Martin Kropff, Director General, CIMMYT and Nteranya Sanginga, Director General, IITA The post Successful Crop Innovation Is Mitigating Climate Crisis Impact in Africa appeared first on Inter Press Service.

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  • Serie A: Torino fail to appear for Lazio match
    Serie A match between Lazio and Torino ended in farce when the visitors failed to show up at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome because health officials requested the squad be quarantined. With eight players testing positive for Covid-19, local health officials in Turin told the club not to travel. The league wanted the game on, […]
  • EPL: Man City finds extra gear to power past Wolves, goes 15 points clear
    Pep Guardiola’s side scored three times in the final 10 minutes to secure a 21st successive win in all competitions with a 4-1 defeat of Wolves. At the Etihad on Tuesday night, Wolves came as close as anyone over the past four months to put the brakes on their hosts’ incredible winning run, yet somehow still […]
  • Nigeria: NLC plans protest over bid to decentralise minimum wage negotiation
    The National Assembly’s attempts to decentralize minimum wage agreements have sparked a national protest by organized labor. The March 10 demonstration is in response to ongoing attempts to move the national minimum wage from the exclusive list to the concurrent legislative list. The country’s continuing gasoline crisis was also frowned upon by the labor movement, […]
  • Air Peace resumes Lagos – Accra flights March 15- Official
    The Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace, says it will resume its daily flight operations from the Lagos hub into Accra on March 15. The airline Spokesperson, Stanley Olisa, in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos, said that Lagos-Accra flight would depart daily at 7.00 a.m, while Accra-Lagos flight would depart at 7.40 a.m. He said […]

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  • Senate seeks to establish Hospital to treat leprosy, skin cancer, diseases
    The Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to revive an international hospital that would specifically focus on the treatment of leprosy, skin cancer and other skin related diseases. The National Dermatology (Specialist) Hospital Bill, 2021, which scaled second reading during plenary was sponsored by Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed (APC, Adamawa Central). Leading debate onRead […]
  • Assassination of Suswam’s elder brother: Ortom condemns act, summons State Security Council
    Benue Police cordons off Anyiin town, deploys more personnel to apprehend masterminds By Peter Duru – Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has summoned the State Security Council to an emergency meeting following the gruesome assassination of Chief Terkura Suswam, elder brother of former Governor of the state and lawmaker representing Benue North EastRead […]
  • Akwa Ibom blames incessant boundary crisis on Decree 23
    Akwa Ibom State government has blamed the promulgation of decree 23 of 1985 as the bane of the lingering boundary crises across the country, calling for an overhaul of the law by the National Assembly. The post Akwa Ibom blames incessant boundary crisis on Decree 23 appeared first on Vanguard News.

Galvanize extends HighBond regional cloud offering to Africa and South America with new AWS Regions

NAIROBI, Kenya and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa and SAO PAOLO, Brasil, March 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Galvanize, the global leader in SaaS governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software, today announced that the company now provides regional hosting in Africa and South America via local AWS Regions – AWS Africa (Cape Town) and AWS South America […]



Nyxoah announces the publication of first positive clinical data in an OSA patient suffering from Complete Concentric Collapse (CCC)

PRESS RELEASE Nyxoah announces the publication of first positive clinical data in an OSA patient suffering from Complete Concentric Collapse (CCC) Mont–Saint–Guibert, Belgium "" 3rd March 2021 "" Nyxoah SA (Euronext: NYXH) ("Nyxoah" or the "Company"), a health–technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions and services to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea […]



LeddarTech Brings Together Industry Experts to Discuss the Effect of COVID-19 on Smart City Strategies at MOVE America Virtual 2021 From March 17-18

QUEBEC CITY, March 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech , a global leader in Level 1–5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, is pleased to announce participation at MOVE America 2021 as the Gold Roundtable Sponsor. MOVE America Virtual 2021, focused on autonomous mobility and automotive technology, is certain to be one of the most informative […]



Reblaze Disrupts Web Security with Curiefense; Brings Open Source, Cloud Native Security to the Enterprise

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reblaze, a leading cloud native, fully managed application security solution provider, today announced the general availability of Curiefense. Designed to disrupt web security, Curiefense is a unified, open source security platform protecting cloud native applications and APIs in the enterprise. According to Gartner, more than 75% of […]



ISW Holdings Triples Active Cryptocurrency Mining Fleet with Additional POD5IVE Datacenters

LAS VEGAS, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — ISW Holdings, Inc. (OTC: ISWH) ("ISW Holdings" or the "Company"), a diversified portfolio comprised of essential business lines that serve consumer product demands in decentralized markets, is pleased to announce that, following the signing of hosting agreements with Bit5ive LLC, based in Miami, Florida, […]



What Role Can South-South Cooperation Play in Post COVID-19 Recovery?

By Matteo MarchisioBEIJING, Mar 2 2021 – Five years ago, at the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the United Nations, world leaders adopted the ambitious Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The Agenda was to be accomplished through the achievement of 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030: eradicating poverty, ending hunger, addressing climate change – […]



Demographic Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic: An Overview

One year after the pandemic was officially declared, the enormous demographic impact of the coronavirus is becoming increasingly evident as more data are compiled and analyzed. Credit: United Nations. By Joseph ChamieNEW YORK, Mar 2 2021 – The demographic impact of the coronavirus one year after being declared a pandemic on 11 March 2020 has […]



International Women’s Day, 2021To Aspire and Achieve- Women’s Leadership in the 21st Century

By Radhika CoomaraswamyCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Mar 2 2021 – As a member of the second wave of the feminist movement who were also the first generation of women to receive positions of leadership, I recall the prejudices and biases that framed our experience. Women rarely were put in charge of “hard” core issues, only what […]



International Women’s Day, 2021Feminist Leadership at the United Nations — Gender Equality Within & Without

Credit: Equality Now, Tara Carey By Antonia KirklandNEW YORK, Mar 2 2021 – When the United Nations was founded in 1945, the principle of equality for all – regardless of sex, race, language, or religion – was enshrined in the organization’s Charter. More than seventy-five years have passed, and during the intervening decades, the UN […]



Neoliberal Finance Undermines Poor Countries’ Recovery

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 2 2021 – After being undermined by decades of financial liberalisation, developing countries now are not only victims of vaccine imperialism, but also cannot count on much financial support as their COVID-19 recessions drag on due to global vaccine apartheid. Anis Chowdhury Financialisation undermined […]



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