Daily Archives: November 30, 2020

‫تطبيق SmartVista من بي بي سي يُصنف رائدا في تقرير سبارك ماتريكس 2020 من كوادرانت في فئة إدارة بطاقات الائتمان

لندن30 –  نوفمبر / تشرين ثاني 2020 /PRNewswire/ — تعلن بي بي سي، وهي الشركة المزودة الرائدة لحلول المدفوعات الرقمية تصنيفها كشركة رائدة وذلك في تقرير سبارك ماتريكس 2020 من شركة الإستشارات العالميةكوادرانت في فئة إدارة بطاقات الائتمان. تخدم شركة “بي بي سي” ولأكثر من 25 سنة ما يفوق عن  28 مؤسسة مالية في أكثر من 90 دولة حول العالم من خلال […]

Humanitarian Alternatives: Fifteenth issue – November 2020

Covid-19: Lessons learned and future challenges EDITORIAL The never-ending story By Boris Martin and François Grünewald- We have not seen the end of the Covid-19 pandemic. After attempting to manage – with extremely variable results from one continent to another – the first episode of the pandemic during the first semester of 2020, the world

HIV is in a state of silent crisis in Central African Republic

Some 38 million people in the world are living with HIV/AIDS, over two-thirds of them in sub-Saharan Africa. While Central African Republic (CAR) is considered a low HIV prevalence country compared to many southern African countries, it is in a particularly critical situation, fuelled by extreme poverty, pervasive violence, a dire shortage of health facilities

WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 30 November 2020

• Last week saw the first decline in newly-reported cases globally since September. This is no time for complacency, especially with the holiday season approaching in many cultures and countries. • The COVID-19 pandemic will change the way we celebrate, but it doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate. The changes you make will depend on where

At Least 110 People Feared Dead in Attack on Farmers in Nigeria

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed on Islamic jihadists that are active in the area. United Nations humanitarian coordinator for the African country, Edward Kallon, said in a statement he was “outraged and horrified by the gruesome attack against civilians” in

US Urges End to Violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday urged a stop to all fighting in Ethiopia, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded his troops for what he termed their victory in the Tigrayan capital of Mekelle.   “I spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister @AbiyAhmedAli today and urged a complete end to the fighting in Tigray,

Amnesty International Urges UN to Renew South Sudan Arms Embargo

Amnesty International is urging the United Nations Security Council to renew its arms embargo on South Sudan, saying violence, atrocities and war crimes against civilians have quadrupled this year despite a cease-fire and formation of a unity government in February. The Security Council first imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan in May 2018, which

La Chine se rapproche de l’autonomie dans la production de puces de 7 nm

BEIJING, 30 novembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China.org.cn a publié un article intitulé « La Chine se rapproche de l’autonomie dans la production de puces de 7 nm ». La Chine a récemment réalisé de nouvelles percées dans son processus de fabrication de puces de 7 nm, développant des outils et du savoir-faire pour plusieurs segments du processus de fabrication afin de […]

HIV Policies In Most African Countries Are Not Fully Aligned With International Standards, Undermining Progress Against AIDS, New Report Shows

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2020  With the global AIDS response off track and COVID-19 derailing progress, a new report shows many countries have not adopted key policies aligned with scientific breakthroughs in HIV. Ahead of World AIDS Day, the 2020 Global HIV Policy Report tracks laws and policies in 194 countries and finds that, across 33 different […]