Daily Archives: June 4, 2020

Le réseau de grappes d’IA Atlas 900 de Huawei seul lauréat du « Grand Prix » pour l’IA à l’Interop Tokyo 2020

TOKYO, 4 juin 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Le jury de l’Interop Tokyo 2020 a décerné le « Grand Prix » au réseau de grappes d’IA Atlas 900 de Huawei pour récompenser sa puissance de calcul d’IA et sa dissipation de chaleur supérieure. Atlas 900 de Huawei est le seul produit d’IA de 2020 à recevoir ce prix. Les

Joint letter to the UN Secretary-General from civil society organisations welcoming the Secretary General’s brief on older persons and COVID-19 and requesting a plan of action

Dear Mr. Secretary-General, We are writing as 103 civil society organisations from around the world to congratulate you for the UN Policy Brief on ‘The impact of COVID-19 on older persons’. This is an important and welcome intervention from the highest level of the UN at a time when the lives of older persons are

WFP Chad Country Brief, April 2020

In Numbers 6,256 mt of food assistance distributed USD 1.5 m cash-based transfers made USD 67 m six months (May – October 2020) net funding requirements 633,455 people assisted in April 2020 Operational Updates • WFP continues to deliver life-saving food and nutritional assistance in a secure environment, to protect beneficiaries from COVID-19. In April,

Statement on Increased Targeting of Humanitarians in North-West and South-West Regions

I am deeply concerned by the increased harassment, attacks, abductions and extortion humanitarian workers are facing in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon. The situation has reached a point where aid delivery has had to be scaled back, putting many lives at unnecessary risk. I am particularly troubled by the increasingly widespread

Protests Over George Floyd’s Death Expose Raw Race Relations Worldwide

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Images of a white police officer kneeling on the neck of African-American George Floyd, who then died, have sparked protests from Amsterdam to Nairobi, but they also expose deeper grievances among demonstrators over strained race relations in their own countries. With violent clashes between protesters and authorities raging in the United States,

US-Africa Coronavirus Fight Is Multi-Front Battle

JOHANNESBURG – The challenges faced by African nations during the coronavirus pandemic are about much more than a rapidly spreading virus, American aid officials say. They’re concerned about the threats it poses to proper nutrition, the economy, liberties and freedoms, and the ongoing war against a deadly parasite that has plagued this continent for centuries:

Cameroon Journalists Blast Government Silence on Case of Missing Colleague

YAOUNDE – Journalists in Cameroon have marched to government offices to demand an account of their missing colleague, Samuel Wazizi, after local media this week reported he was died in military custody. Isidore Abah of the Cameroon Association of English-Speaking Journalists’ (CAMASEJ) says he led scores of reporters Thursday in a march to government offices

Huawei Atlas 900 AI Cluster Wins the Only Best of Show Award for AI at Interop Tokyo 2020

TOKYO, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The jury panel at Interop Tokyo 2020 has given the Huawei Atlas 900 AI cluster the Best of Show Award in recognition of its powerful AI computing and superior heat dissipation. Huawei Atlas 900 is the only AI product of 2020 to receive the Best of Show Award. The