Blue California Commercializes Nicotinamide Mononucleotide (NMN) for Supporting an Increased Healthspan

A better cost-effective option is now available for dietary supplement, functional food, and beverage manufacturers. Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blue California joins with the innovative Massachusetts-based biotech company Conagen to announce the commercialization of high-purity, fermentation-derived nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN). A nature-based metabolic component which has caught the attention of […]

Coalition Including Google, GivePower and Silfab Solar Brings Solar Power to One of Africa’s Oldest National Parks and a Prominent Peace School in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Garamba National Park and Congo Peace School solar installations will help support critical conservation efforts, vulnerable communities and children affected by conflict AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — GivePower Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to extending the environmental and social benefits of clean, renewable energy around the globe, has completed three solar projects in […]

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, July 19, 2021

PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Good morning — or good afternoon. Happy Monday. Okay, one item for all of you at the top. The United States continues its tremendous efforts to donate COVID-19 vaccines from the U.S. global supply. Today, we can announce that we have over a million Johnson & Johnson vaccines headed to Gambia, Senegal, […]

Secretary Blinken’s Call with DRC President Tshisekedi

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:‎ Secretary Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi.  They discussed the strengthened ties between the United States and the DRC and pledged to continue to work together to advance the U.S.-DRC Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity.  Secretary Blinken […]

Low- and middle-income countries lack access to big data analysis – here’s how to fill the gap

The ability to collect and learn from large amounts of data has been a major driver of innovation over recent decades. Everything from health care – think patient analytics, wearable devices and the COVID-19 response – to transportation – Uber and Lyft – to entertainment – Netflix – is now driven by data and statistics. Yet the ability to collect good data, the […]

Aid in Danger Bi-Weekly News Brief, 30 June – 13 July 2021

01 January-24 June 2021 Aid Worker KKA is now available for download on our website or on HDX. Insecurity Insight continuously updates data on aid workers killed, kidnapped or arrested (KKA). Updated data includes new and historic reports identified in open-sources and verified security incidents submitted by Aid in Danger partner agencies. Past editions: 16-29 June; 02-15 June. Help support […]

Ethiopian Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Adha

(ENA) Ethiopian Muslims across the country are celebrating the 1442nd Eid-al-Adha today. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have turned out for the Eid prayers at Addis Ababa Stadium early in the morning. President of Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council Grand Mufti Haji Omar Idris, Addis Ababa Islamic Affairs Council President Sheik Sulatan Aman and high […]

Deputy PM, EU Special Representative for Horn Discuss Wide-ranging Issues

(ENA) Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen and European Union Special Representative for the Horn of Africa Annette Weber have discussed the 6th General Election, the filling of the GERD and the ongoing tripartite negotiation, the humanitarian ceasefire in Tigray, and the Ethiopia-Sudan border dispute yesterday. The deputy prime minister noted […]