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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, […]

International

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange

request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange , a Justice Department official said Tuesday. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a Defence Department computer password. That indictment, which includes Espionage Act charges, was […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President Akufo-Addo of the Republic of Ghana Office of the Prime Minister-Canada
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President Akufo-Addo of the Republic of Ghana

The two leaders looked forward to the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development that Canada and Ghana will co-host later this year at the United Nations VANCOUVER, Canada, June 5, 2019/ — On the occasion of Women Deliver 2019, Prime Minister Trudeau met with President Akufo-Addo of Ghana. The two leaders discussed their shared commitment […]