Zoom Named a Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Meeting Solutions

Zoom Celebrates its Sixth Consecutive Year in the Leaders Quadrant SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM), today announced that analyst firm Gartner has named Zoom a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions. This is the seventh time Zoom has appeared in the Gartner Magic Quadrant […]

Ethiopia’s parliament approves new cabinet members

Ethiopia’s House People’s Representatives (HoPR) has approved the appointment of new cabinet members upon the endorsement of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The newly-introduced cabinet has 22 members, including the reappointment of Demeke Mekonnen as Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia; and appointments of three ministers from opposition parties, marking the first-ever representation of […]

UN chief urges Ethiopian authorities to let UN help millions in need

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appealed to the Ethiopian government to allow the world body help millions of people in need of humanitarian assistance. “The United Nations will continue to play its mandated role and work with the government of Ethiopia and with local and international partners to support millions of people in need […]

Madagascar Prays for Rain as UN Warns of ‘Climate Change Famine’

AMBOASARY SUD, MADAGASCAR — Some days, all Tsimamorekm Aly eats is sugary water. He’s happy if there’s a handful of rice. But with six young kids and a wife to support, he often goes without. This is the fourth year that drought has devastated Aly’s home in southern Madagascar. Now more than one million people, […]

Kenyans Kipruto and Kipyogei Sweep in Boston Marathon Return

BOSTON — Kenya’s Benson Kipruto won the pandemic-delayed Boston Marathon on Monday when the race returned from a 30-month absence with a smaller, socially distanced feel and moved from the spring for the first time in its 125-year history. Diana Kipyogei won the women’s race to complete the eighth Kenyan sweep since 2000. Although organizers […]

AU Endorses Joint Mission with UN for Somalia

The African Union says it wants to partner with the United Nations in a proposed joint mission to support Somalia in its efforts to battle armed extremists and achieve stability. In a statement, the African Union’s Peace and Security Council said it endorsed an independent assessment team’s recommendation for a hybrid operation that would replace […]