UnionPay International partners with M2M to drive digital transformation in Africa

CASABLANCA, Morocco, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — UnionPay International (UPI) and M2M jointly announced a partnership to accelerate digital financial transformation in Africa, creating new frontiers by leveraging two entities’ strong core capabilities and footprints. This partnership sets an ambitious product roadmap that allows M2M to provide innovative and customer-centric payment solutions to support issuers, […]

Adagio Therapeutics Reports That None of the Mutations Present in SARS-CoV-2 Variant, Omicron, Are Associated with Escape from ADG20 Neutralization In Vitro

Additional in vitro studies to determine neutralization activity of ADG20 against Omicron are ongoing ADG20 EUA submissions planned for prevention and treatment of COVID-19 in mid-2022 Inventory build continues in anticipation of EUA in second half of 2022, with 4 million doses available for distribution over the next two years WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 29, 2021 […]

Exit Workshop on DRR Capacity Building in Ethiopia: Outcomes and Way Forward

On 23 November 2021, an exit workshop was held for the “Disaster Risk Reduction Capacity Building in Ethiopia”. Experts gathered to share main outcomes, exchange experiences, and discuss the way forward. This project was funded by the Government of Italy. The workshop covered two key components focusing on the Forest Fire Information Management System for […]

Statement regarding the security situation in Ethiopia

As the security situation in Ethiopia remains highly fragile and increasingly unpredictable, and as armed conflict continues unabated, travel by Greek citizens to the country is completely discouraged. Greek citizens living in Ethiopia are advised to depart as soon as possible using the available commercial flights. Those choosing to remain in the country, are encouraged […]

Secretary-General Calls for End to Violence in Solomon Islands

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General has been following the violent protests in Honiara, Solomon Islands, with concern.  He calls for an end to the violence and the protection of hard-won peacebuilding gains.  He urges dialogue and peaceful means to address differences.   Source: United […]

AAU Centre for Human Rights Launches Training on the IDPs’ Privileges

Addis Ababa University (AAU) Centre for Human Rights launched a five-days long intensive training on the rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Sarem International Hotel since November 22, 2021. Fasil Mulatu (PhD), a head at Centre for Human Rights, in his opening speech said that the reason for the current need for training on […]

Students of AAU Hold Competition on Ethical Issues

Regular, undergraduate students from different colleges of Addis Ababa University (AAU) took a Question and Answer completion focused on Ethics and Anti-Corruption activities at Nelson Mandela Hall today, 29th of November 2021. Directorate of Ethics and Anti-corruption of AAU in collaboration with the Commission of Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption held the program with an objective of […]