Biotalys Submits First Protein-Based Biocontrol Registration Package to the EPA

GHENT, Belgium and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, announces that it has submitted its first protein–based biocontrol, Evoca, to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States for approval. Pending EPA registration, this biocontrol will offer U.S. fruit and […]


Miami, FLA, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PMTA Verified releases their Unverified List, uncovering e–liquid and device Brand Owners and Manufacturers who have made statements regarding PMTA Submission(s), but have neglected to provide proof to PMTA Verified in the form of a signed Acceptance Letter from the FDA. It has been just over 130 […]

COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access?

The first two COVID-19 vaccines authorised in Europe and the United States – made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna – aren’t well-suited to lower-income countries. Availability is also a problem, since most of these vaccines have been purchased by high-income countries. Credit: United Nations. By External SourceJan 20 2021 – COVID-19 vaccination programmes are gathering pace […]

Afghanistan Threatened With Rising Violence Once Again

Humanitarians seek $1.3 billion to help millions in war-weary Afghanistan. Homes for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. January 2021. Credit: OCHA Afghanistan/Fariba Housaini By Magdalena KirchnerNEW DELHI, India, Jan 20 2021 – When the Doha talks were launched in September, the Afghan people’s hopes for an end of war and violence were […]

A BASIC TRUTH: Facing an Existential Threat, Humanity Must Work Together

Scoping out development opportunities in frontier communities. UN Kenya Resident Coordinator Siddharth Chatterjee, Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa, UN heads of missions, and other development partners in Kenya. Credit: Nicholas Wilson / UNDP By Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 20 2021 – COVID-19 is like a rainstorm, a thunderous and powerful rainstorm all over the world. If […]

Jamaica Failing to Cope with Plastic Waste

A man walks by a storm drain piled high with plastic bottles and other garbage in Kingston, Jamaica. Credit: Kate Chappell By Kate ChappellKINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan 20 2021 – For decades, every time it rains heavily in Jamaica, a daunting deluge of plastic bottles and bags, styrofoam and other garbage trundles its way down a […]

OSRAM Signs Supply and Commercial Agreement With LeddarTech for Automotive LiDAR and ADAS

QUEBEC CITY and MUNICH, Germany, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech , a global leader in Level 1–5 ADAS and AD sensing technology and OSRAM, the global leader in automotive lighting and laser systems, are pleased to announce they have entered into a long–term agreement. LeddarTech will provide their industry–leading LiDAR hardware and software […]

Madison Realty Capital Provides $53 Million Construction Financing to Heritage Equity Partners for Multifamily Development in Brooklyn

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a New York City based real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies, today announced it has provided $53 million in construction financing to Heritage Equity Partners, led by Toby Moskovits and Michael Lichtenstein, for a 150–unit ground–up multifamily development […]

“In Zimbabwe there is Freedom of Speech, but no Freedom After the Speech”

Working as a journalist in Zimbabwe has been particularly hazardous for investigative journalists in a country that makes regular appearances in global top rankings of corruption. Zimbabwe’s press freedom remains fragile. Credit: Jeffrey Moyo/IPS By Ignatius BandaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jan 19 2021 – A long-running gag says “in Zimbabwe there is freedom of speech, but no […]

Welcome Recognition of Bangladeshi as First-Ever ‘Pollution’ Refugee

French court’s landmark decision is a new milestone in fighting environmental disasters By Kamal AhmedJan 19 2021 (IPS-Partners) The recent verdict by a French court stopping the deportation of an unnamed Bangladeshi on the grounds of deadly air pollution in Dhaka has raised eyebrows among many of us. In some of our newspapers and portals, […]

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  • Nigeria will maintain position as regional leader in oil, gas industry-Buhari
    ROTIMI FADEYI, ABUJA President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared that Nigeria would strengthen its position as regional leader in the oil and gas industry, even as his administration would spare no effort in ensuring maximum benefit from the nation’s huge natural resources. A statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, […]
  • Atiku wants Biden to remove travel ban restriction on Nigerians
    Tunde Opalana, Abuja Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has urged newly inaugurated President of the United States to removal travel ban restrictions placed on certain categories of Nigerians. He was of the opinion that removal of restriction erroneously done by the immediate past American President, Donald Trump will further strengthen the relationship between the two […]
  • Buhari oders MDAs, others to Grant access to FIRS for tax collection
    Philip Clement, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated ministries, departments, agencies and business enterprises to grant access to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to their systems for the purposes of tax collection nationwide. President Buhari issued the mandate on Thursday while delivering his address as the Special Guest of Honour at the First Annual […]
  • Pakistan to receive 500,000 vaccine doses as gift from China
    Pakistan is set to receive half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from its neighbour and ally China this January . A top official said on Thursday, despite doubts about the efficacy of Beijing’s product. “I want to give the nation the good news that China has promised to immediately provide 500,000 doses of vaccine […]

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  • Why pigeons did not fly during Armed Forces Remembrance Day – Femi Adesina
    By Nwafor Sunday The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Thursday gave reason pigeons did not fly during the Armed Forces Remembrance Day ceremony. He said the pigeons could not fly because they have been kept in the cage for a very long time, noting that “when birds andRead […]
  • Breaking: Republican congresswoman files articles of impeachment on President Joe Biden
    By Emmanuel Okogba A Republican congresswoman, Marjorie Taylor Greene has filed articles of impeachment on newly inaugurated President Joe Biden. Greene who is known for promoting QAnon conspiracy theories is an ardent Donald Trump supporter and has reechoed his claims of rigging in the 2020 election. She also had her Twitter account temporarily suspended forRead […]
  • Buhari mourns EX-IGP Gambo Jimeta
    PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta, a one-time Inspector General of Police whose transition was announced Thursday evening. The post Buhari mourns EX-IGP Gambo Jimeta appeared first on Vanguard News.

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