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Northern healthcare firms target new opportunities in Africa

Health sector businesses from the Northern Powerhouse could benefit from new export opportunities across Africa thanks to a recent trade mission led by Department for International Trade (DIT) LONDON, United Kingdom, — Businesses including Yorkshire’s Sunflower Medical and Medasil were amongst 16 firms from the north that travelled to trade fair Africa Health 2019 in […]

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The African oil industry denounces BBC Panorama’s attack on Senegal as a much Ado about nothing

Oil and gas production over the next 10 years would inject billions of dollars into the Senegalese economy and support more than 1 million jobs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, — The African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) rejects the accusations made by the recent BBC Panorama program on Senegal and believes this case is about a sinister rush […]

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Innovators from Africa recognised at Commonwealth 70th anniversary

Fifteen trailblazers won the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award, with winners attending a special ceremony on Friday, 14 June. LONDON, United Kingdom, — The Duke of Sussex presented prizes to innovators in international development at a garden party celebrating the Commonwealth’s 70th anniversary in London. Fifteen trailblazers won the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for […]

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Building a safer world with Kaspersky: The company unveils new branding and visual identity

Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab becomes Kaspersky, with a mission focused on “Building a safer world” PARIS, France, June 14, 2019/ — For more than two decades, Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.com) has been offering the best security solutions to customers in pursuit of its mission to save the world. As the world has become more digitized and […]

This image from video shows a collapsed bridge in Heyuan, Guangdong Province, China Friday, June 14, 2019. An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing. Heyuan city police said that the 120-meter (390-foot) section collapsed early Friday morning. (CCTV via AP)
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Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river

BEIJING — An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing. Heyuan city police said the 120-meter (390-foot) section collapsed early Friday morning. China’s Xinhua News Agency reported that two nearby security guards rescued a 44-year-old man, […]

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GE Healthcare Advancing Universal Health Coverage in Ghana

A key highlight of the event was the unveiling of GE Healthcare’s new budget-conscious ultrasound system, the Versana Essential ACCRA, Ghana, June 12, 2019/ — GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) has kicked-off a two-day “Healthcare Dialogues” event in Ghana, bringing together public and private sectors’ industry stakeholders including policy makers, healthcare professionals, decision makers, academia, investors and […]