Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

Syinix to Release the Brand’s First Android TV, Continuing to Elevate the User Experience for a Smart Life at Home

First Android TV Launched in Nigeria and Ghana TOKYO, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Syinix, a global smart home appliance brand, will launch the brand’s first Android TV™ in Ghana and Nigeria on 15 Sep. Given the increasing demand for smart home appliances, this will be a huge step forward for consumers to elevate their experience and […]

Syinix Becomes Leicester City Football Club’s Official Home Appliances Partner

Syinix Becomes Leicester City Football Club’s Official Home Appliances Partner TOKYO, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The emblematic Syinix mascot Mr. Fox might soon be changing his green hoodie for a royal blue shirt! That’s right, Syinix has become Leicester City Football Club’s (LCFC) official partner of home appliances. Premier League’s Foxes, the most […]

Governments call for a greater focus on prevention and “Building Back Better” post-COVID

Author: UNDRR- New York Liaison Office Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – New York UNHQ Liaison Office National and local governments, civil society representatives, the private sector, academia and the United Nations system gathered virtually in July 2020 for the annual High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Discussions on this year’s

Covid-19 and child marriage in West and Central Africa

Setting the scene The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic risks undoing decades of progress for girls’ rights and gender equality. When cases of COVID-19 started emerging in West and Central African (WACA) countries in late February, governments responded rapidly by closing borders, restricting internal travel, initiating curfews, and closing schools and market places. Prior to

Aid and health worker safety and security in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic (January – June 2020)

Between January to June 2020, Insecurity Insight’s monitoring identified over 78 events where aid or health workers were killed, kidnapped, injured, or assaulted (KIK), and 103 events where health facilities were damaged or destroyed. This document provides an overview of developments that have affected the safety and security of aid and health workers in the

East Africa Seasonal Monitor (August 2020)

HIGHLIGHTS • Wetter than normal conditions were experienced in June-July period in several areas of the northern countries except in in isolated areas in South Sudan, Sudan and northern Somalia. While the June-September season is still in progress, it points to a likely third consecutive wetter than normal season, providing favourable conditions for production activities.

African countries engaging in ground-breaking COVID-19 vaccine initiative

Brazzaville – While the race to find safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines continues, African countries are signing up to a ground-breaking initiative, which aims to secure at least 220 million doses of the vaccine for the continent, once licensed and approved. All 54 countries on the continent have expressed interest in COVAX, a global initiative

Protesters Block UN Mission in Bor for 2nd Day

BOR, SOUTH SUDAN – Dozens of former employees of PANCROP, a contractor of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, blocked the entrance Thursday to the UNMISS compound in Bor for a second straight day. The former workers are protesting what they say is their mistreatment and unfair dismissal. An UNMISS official confirmed that more

Smart PV: Breathing Life into a Desert Landscape

YINCHUAN, China, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei’s Smart PV (photovoltaic) solution harnesses digital technology to convert solar energy into electricity ultra-efficiently, promote the adoption of clean energy, and create a more sustainable world. Embracing Clean Energy In October 2018, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a special report on the […]