Madison Realty Capital Completes Record 2021 with $6.4 Billion in Transaction Volume Across 72 Deals and Raises Largest Debt Fund Ever at $2.08 Billion

Additional Highlights Include Launch of New $500 Million Hospitality Lending Platform New York, Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a vertically integrated real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies, today announced the completion of one of the most active years in the firm’s 17-year history.  2021’s notable […]

UAB announces first clinical-grade transplant of gene-edited pig kidneys into brain-dead human

UAB announces the first clinical-grade transplant of gene-edited pig kidneys into brain-dead human NEWS HIGHLIGHTS UAB researchers have achieved several world’s firsts with pig-to-human kidney transplant: First peer-reviewed/published study of a genetically modified pig kidney transplanted into the body of a brain-dead human recipient First such study on a pig-to-human kidney transplant using genetically modified kidneys […]

Ethiopia – Northern Ethiopia Humanitarian Update Situation Report, 20 January 2022

HIGHLIGHTS All-time lowest food distribution in Tigray as stock and fuel almost entirely exhausted reaching only about 10,000 people between 6-12 January. More than 578,000 people reached with food assistance under two food distribution rounds in Amhara during the reporting week. About 377,000 people or about 71 per cent of the 534,000 targeted population, reached […]

Ministry Says Preparations Underway to Host AU Summit

Preparations are well underway to host the upcoming 35th African Union Summit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The 40th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of Ministerial Session and the 35th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the AU Heads of State and Government will take place from 02-06 February, 2022, it was indicated. This […]

PM Abiy Says GERD Holds Multiple Benefits for Downstream Countries, East African Region

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) holds multiple benefits for the two downstream countries of Sudan and Egypt, as well as the East African region at large. In his statement released today, the premier described the renaissance dam as a good example that is demonstrative of the principle of cooperation. […]

China Donates 2.2 Mn Doses of Sino-pharm COVID-19 Vaccines to Ethiopia

Chinese government has donated some 2.2 million Sino-pharm COVID-19 vaccines to Ethiopia. The Chinese Embassy in Addis Ababa and the Ministry of Health signed MoU (Memorandum of Understanding ) today for a hand over of  2.2 million doses of Sino-pharm COVID-19 vaccines the People and Government of China has donated to Ethiopia. Chinese Ambassador to […]