Daily Archives: September 29, 2020

TECNO’s Next Generation Flagship Smart Phone will Bring Under Camera Technology

HONG KONG, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mobile phone screens have always been an innovation milestone in the history of mobile phone development. In the past two years, major mobile phone manufacturers have been competing on full screens, from notch screens, water-drop screens, to dot screens, and also from lifting cameras to sliding cameras, to strive […]

Epsilon Partners with BCX to Provide Global Data Centre Interconnection for African Enterprises

BCX deploys Epsilon’s NaaS platform Infiny to expand its global reach and resiliency for its multi-national customers JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Epsilon, a global connectivity and communications service provider, has partnered with Business Connexion (BCX), one of South Africa’s leading technology companies, to deliver high performance data centre interconnection (DCI) services for African enterprises. BCX […]

Abu Dhabi Municipality selects Huawei to build its Disaster Recovery Data Center

ABU DHABI, UAE, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) chose to partner with Huawei, a company that has the largest share of the global modular data center market, to build an uptime TIER- IV Municipal Disaster Recovery Data Center. Sustainable Data Storage Requirements “The sea on the left, the desert […]

LG Commits to Expansion Strategy in Middle East and Africa As Most Trusted HVAC Partner

Company Aims to Grow Regional HVAC Presence with Total Integrated Solutions Centered on Expertise and Partnership SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A senior executive at LG Electronics communicated the company’s intention to expand the company’s presence in the Middle East and Africa HVAC industry. At a virtual conference yesterday, the head of […]

Illegal money flows from Africa near $90 billion – U.N. study says

ADDIS ABABA, Sept 29 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Africa is losing nearly $89 billion a year in illicit financial flows such as tax evasion and theft, amounting to more than it receives in development aid, a U.N. study showed. The estimate, in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) 248-page report, is its most comprehensive

African youth offer solutions to COVID-19 challenges in their communities

80,000 young people take part in digital innovation challenge DAKAR / JOHANNESBURG / NAIROBI, 29 September 2020 — Inspirational young people from Burundi, Malawi, Nigeria and Tanzania are designing solutions to help their communities confront COVID-19. More than 80,000 youth aged 14 to 35 have taken part in the COVID-19 Design Innovation Challenge for UNICEF,

WFP Global Response to COVID-19: September 2020

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic is a multiplier of vulnerability, compounding threats to food insecurity, while exposing weaknesses in food and health systems. It is severely undermining the capacity of communities to cope in times of crisis and has become a stress test for political and economic stability. Although conflict and insecurity remain the main drivers

African island states launch joint medicines procurement initiative

Brazzaville, 29 September 2020 – Ministers of Health from seven small African island states today signed an agreement to jointly procure drugs and vaccines in a bid to improve quality and access to medicines and other health products. The ministers from Cabo Verde, Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Mauritius, Sao Tome & Principe and Seychelles that form

UN and EU sign agreement to enhance cooperation and strengthen response in peace operations

29 September 2020, New York—The United Nations and the European Union signed an agreement today in the margins of the 75th session of the General Assembly to enhance cooperation and strengthen collective response in peace operations and crisis management. The “Framework Agreement Between the United Nations and the European Union for the Provision of Mutual