Leaders to Gather at Coach Africa’s ‘African Excellence Summit 2021’ to Share Vision for the Future of Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda., April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Coach Africa is proud to welcome attendees from all corners of the continent for Africa's #1 virtual business summit – African Excellence Summit 2021. The African Excellence Summit is an initiative of Coach Africa which aims to enhance African excellence by promoting a purpose–first mindset. With over […]

Colombia Gives Nearly 1 Million Venezuelan Migrants Legal Status and Right to Work

Colombia hosts the highest number of migrants and refugees from Venezuela. Credit: Tomer Urwicz. By External SourceApr 16 2021 – Colombia will grant legal status to all Venezuelan migrants who fled there since 2016 to escape their country’s economic collapse and political crisis. The bold new policy – which will give nearly 1 million undocumented […]

Trafficking Survivor & Son Born of Rape Face Daily Discrimination Upon Return to Nigeria

By Sam OlukoyaBENIN CITY, Nigeria, Apr 16 2021 – Sandra* had a baby born of rape. The young Nigeria woman had plans of a better life in Europe, but when her ‘recruiters’ abandoned her in Libya she was sexually assaulted and abused.  But after being deported back to Nigeria Sandra and her young son face […]

World Moving Towards a “Devastating Marriage” of Artificial Intelligence & Weapons of War

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams won the prize for her work to eradicate landmines in 1997. She is pictured here speaking at a youth protest at the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates held in Merida, Mexico. Courtesy: Albany J Alvarez/ Nobel Women’s Initiative By Sven LilienströmSTOCKHOLM, Apr 16 2021 – Landmines are among the […]

NetJets Shares First Biannual Global Sustainability Program Progress Update

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NetJets, the leader in private aviation with more than 760 aircraft worldwide, today releases its first biannual update following the launch of its expanded Global Sustainability Program in October 2020. Since the program announcement, NetJets has taken its commitment to sustainability a step further, acquiring a stake […]

Jacada Partners With CallMiner to Coach Agents and Automate Tasks Using Agent Assist

ATLANTA, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jacada, Inc., the leading provider of real–time agent assist solutions, has announced a new strategic technology partnership with CallMiner, the leading provider of speech and customer interaction analytics. By leveraging CallMiner's Eureka platform and Jacada's Interact low code automation platform in harmony, organizations can rapidly build and launch […]

Global Austerity Alert: Looming Budget Cuts in 2021-25 and Alternatives

Map of countries with projected austerity cuts in 2021-2022, in terms of GDP, based on IMF fiscal projections. Credit: I. Ortiz and M. Cummins, 2021 By Isabel Ortiz and Matthew CumminsNEW YORK and NAIROBI, Apr 15 2021 – Last week Ministers of Finance met virtually at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

Micro Insurance Company and TanManagement Join Hands in Africa

NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micro Insurance Company (MIC) "" the world's first end–to–end digital insurance platform "" is partnering with TanManagement Insurance Brokers Limited to grow digital insurance in Tanzania. Micro Insurance Company's mission is to provide a simple safety net, so when the unexpected happens, people are able to bounce […]

Countering Gender Stereotyping in the News Media

Credit: Alexander Suhorucov from Pexels. By Héloïse Hakimi Le GrandWASHINGTON DC, Apr 15 2021 – Gender stereotyping in the media has a significant impact on how women and gender minorities are perceived. In turn, it affects their opportunities to fully and effectively participate in public life. Lack of inclusivity in the media is one reason […]

Studying Marine Life’s Brief Break from Human Noise

Hydrophone launch. Credit: The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) By Jesse Ausubel and Ed Urban*NEW YORK, Apr 15 2021 – Travel and economic slowdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic have combined to brake shipping, seafloor exploration, and many other human activities in the ocean, creating a unique moment to begin a time-series study of the […]

RSS Daily Times Nigeria

  • IPOB alleges eastern Governors, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and others are compiling their names
    Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a Nigerian separatist group, has claimed that the governors of the Eastern region, as well as the Igbo apex socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and others, are compiling a list of its members, including members of the Eastern Security Network, with the intention of handing it over to the APC-led Federal […]
  • Bishop Oyedepo: “I hope there is no agenda to deplete the population of this nation”
    Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, and Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel International. He is a Nigerian preacher, Christian author, businessman, and architect. He responds to the news that some company told their workers that if they didn’t […]
  • Damasak: Nigerian Soldiers Overpower ISWAP Top Commander, Others
    Boko Haram senior commander Bukar Gana and scores of revenge fighters were killed on Thursday in Damasak, Borno State. After a week-long air and ground campaign in Mobbar Local Government Area, 12 high-value ISWAP commanders were neutralized. It’s also worth noting that Damasak has been attacked before and has always struggled. Despite the sinister activities […]
  • Chelsea 1-0 Man City: Hakim Ziyech’s goal puts Blues into FA Cup final
    Chelsea ended Manchester City’s quadruple bid as Hakim Ziyech’s goal secured a 1-0 win at Wembley to send Thomas Tuchel’s side through to the FA Cup final. Ziyech converted Timo Werner’s squared pass after Chelsea sprang the Manchester City offside trap 10 minutes into the second half and the goal proved decisive in a game […]

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RSS Vanguard News

  • Oil Spill: Don’t engage in ethnic conflict Rep member, Ereyitomi cautions Ijaw, Itsekiri youths
    The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Thomas Ereyitomi, has cautioned Gbaramatu Ijaw Youths and their Itsekiri neighbours not to engage in ethnic conflict because of crude oil spill that occurred at Chevron’s Abiteye and Utonana Fields in Delta State.  The  lawmaker, who acknowledged that agitations for a proper JIVRead […]
  • Alleged N69bn fraud: Olejeme’s return to face EFCC charges has vindicated me – Ubani 
    By Henry Ojelu Former 2nd Vice-President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Monday Ubani has said that the return of the former Chairman of Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Mrs Ngozi Olejeme to the country to face allegations of N69billion fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has vindicated him of anyRead […]
  • Controversial terrorist comment: I’m now mature, know better, Pantami says
    As the controversy over affiliation with terrorist groups continues to mount, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has renounced his past comments. Pantami stated that for over a decade, he took the crusade on dangers of terrorism across major parts of the north, adding that he converted many young persons who have derailedRead […]

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