Twin Peaks: Record International Number of Twin Births

The FINANCIAL -- The number of twins being born in the world has reached an all-time high, with 1.6 million twins now delivered each year, according to new research from Oxford, which shows most are now being born in the global south according…

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World Bank Plans to Invest over $5 Billion in Drylands in Africa

The FINANCIAL -- The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote livelihoods across 11 African countries on a swathe of land stretching from Senegal to Djibouti. World Bank…

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Ericsson sees strong momentum in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Financial —  A series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, among others, highlight Ericsson’s growing footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa as communications service providers move to strengthen their networks and cater to demand for enhanced mobile services. Find out more…

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UN Global Compact launches first regional network in Africa

The FINANCIAL — The United Nations Global Compact today launched its first regional network in Africa for Mauritius and the Indian Ocean region at an event attended by representatives from business, civil society, academia and the United Nations.  The launch event featured…

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Honeywell partners with Microsoft to reshape the industrial workplace

The FINANCIAL — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced today that Honeywell will bring to market its domain-specific applications built on the Microsoft cloud platform to drive new levels of productivity for industrial clients. With the integration of the AI-driven…

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Sub-Saharan Africa falling into its first recession in 25 years

The FINANCIAL —  Driven by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 global pandemic, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to fall to -3.3 percent in 2020, pushing the region into its first recession in 25 years, according to the latest regional economic analysis…

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Georgia remains on EU’s updated safe country list

The FINANCIAL — Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the Council updated the list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted. As stipulated in the Council recommendation,…

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Netflix Speeds Jumped 51% This Year

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Skull 5: The Skull That Rocks History

On Thursday, March 3rd 2016, The Scudo di San Giorgio Association hosted the event GeorgiaOne at La Lanterna Roma, a space designed by the Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas. The event was dedicated to the finding of remains dating back 1,8 million years…

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Officers shoot Canadian man on U.S. border bridge

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