Daily Archives: November 16, 2020

Huawei Launches a Full Series of 5G Solutions for “1+N” Target Networks

SHANGHAI, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — At the 2020 Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF), Mr. Yang Chaobin, President of Huawei Wireless Network Solution, unveiled the future-oriented “1+N” 5G target networks and released a full series of 5G solutions for building simplified “1+N” 5G networks. “To embrace the approaching golden decade of 5G, we need to […]

Huawei’s David Wang: Defining 5.5G for a Better, Intelligent World

SHANGHAI, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — At the 2020 Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF), David Wang, Huawei’s Executive Director, gave his keynote speech: “Defining 5.5G for a Better, Intelligent World”. Wang said that 5.5G will be an evolution of 5G and that he looked forward to working with industry partners to define 5.5G. Together, Wang […]

Schmidt Futures and Rhodes Trust Launch Global “Rise” Program to Find the Next Generation of Leaders and Support Them for Life

Youth Talent Program Supported by Eric and Wendy Schmidt Seeks Extraordinary 15-17-Year-Olds Committed to Tackling World’s Most Pressing Issues NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Schmidt Futures, in partnership with The Rhodes Trust, announced today the opening of applications for Rise, a new global talent program to find outstanding young people who need opportunity, and […]

Witnesses: Ethiopia Bombs Tigray Capital as Fighting Continues

Witnesses in Ethiopia report that the country’s air force bombed the capital of the northern Tigray region Monday, as the United Nations says the growing conflict has forced more than 25,300 refugees to flee into neighboring Sudan. Residents in Mekele told VOA that the bombing demolished homes and partially damaged student dormitories at St. George’s

Holdout Darfur rebel movement willing to negotiate peace

The mainstream Sudan Liberation Movement under the leadership of Abdelwahid El Nur (SLM-AW) is preparing to join the Sudanese peace process. El Nur has travelled to Kampala and has been invited to Juba. South Sudanese chief negotiator Tut Galuak said in an interview with Sudan TV that El Nur accepted the invitation from President Salva

Flooding in East Africa: The impacts on and implications for cities in East Africa, with a case study of Dar es Salaam

African cities are among the fastest growing globally. Mass migration and the resultant urban sprawl have created cities that are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. One of the primary climate-related risks they face is the destruction and harm caused by flooding. Growing populations, a lack of infrastructure and limited vegetation leads to increased

Remarks by World Bank Group President David Malpass to the World Food Programme Executive Board

Your excellencies, Secretary General, and distinguished colleagues, I would like to thank David Beasley and the World Food Programme for this important discussion. First, let me reiterate my congratulations to WFP and to David on the well-deserved Nobel Peace Prize. Your work on the frontlines is critical in addressing food insecurity and supporting the livelihoods

Many challenges remain for Sahel Joint Force, warns Lacroix, welcoming ‘increased coordination’

It will take a variety of different actors to confront and deal with the “daunting challenges” in the Sahel region, the head of UN peacekeeping told the Security Council on Monday. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix noted that counterterrorism efforts in the region have “actually intensified”. “We welcome the increased