RAJANT AND EPIROC ANNOUNCE VALIDATION FOR SEMI-AUTONOMOUS AND AUTONOMOUS SURFACE DRILLING GLOBALLY

Enablement of M2M Wireless Connectivity and Mobility With Rajant Kinetic Mesh Malvern, Pennsylvania (USA), July 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rajant Corporation, the pioneer of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networks, and Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, announce successful validation for both semi-autonomous and autonomous drilling. As part of the […]

Sophi.io Welcomes Global News as Latest Customer

TORONTO, July 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global News, one of Canada’s leading news organizations, has chosen Sophi.io, an AI-powered automation, optimization and prediction platform developed by The Globe and Mail, to automate their website content curation. Following their strong value of innovation, they will be using Sophi Site Automation to autonomously place digital content […]

BANGE Bank is the first bank to issue UnionPay-GIMAC co-branded cards in the CEMAC Region

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon, July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The National Bank of Equatorial Guinea BANGE and UnionPay International jointly announced today, the first issuance of UnionPay International-GIMAC co-branded debit cards in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC Region). This significant development will offer the public affordable international financial payment access to a world-class payment […]

Why factory jobs for Ethiopian women haven’t translated into greater participation in politics

Until the war in Tigray started in November 2020, Ethiopia was a favoured investment destination. It had experienced strong economic growth for the previous decade. The country gave foreign investors preferential access to American and European markets, favourable customs and tax policies, and relative political stability. Labour costs were also low – around half of what they were in […]

UNFPA Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Situation Report – June 2022

SITUATION OVERVIEW The overall humanitarian situation in Ethiopia has significantly worsened since the beginning of 2022 triggered by the cumulative impacts of active conflicts and violence, disease outbreaks – particularly, the COVID-19 pandemic – and climate shocks such as the recent floods in Afar and Somali regions. The country was also hit by one of […]

Donors making a difference: in the greater Horn of Africa health crisis

WHO’s donors are supporting efforts to strengthen health systems in the greater Horn of Africa amid a humanitarian crisis brought on by drought, flooding, armed conflicts, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. On 22 June, WHO allocated more than US$16 million from its Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE) to the unfolding health emergency in […]