Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, young children dying at greater-than-expected rates

Generally, as people age, the rate of mortality increases. Yet there’s one period, the timeframe between a child’s first day…

4 months ago

Clothes make the man: the relationship between China and Africa on the basis of fashion

The FINANCIAL -- Media scholar Tommy Tse is one of the three UvA researchers that has received a Consolidator Grant…

9 months ago

uropean Union (EU)’s Global Gateway Africa-Europe Initiative to provide access to EUR 150 billion for Africa

The FINANCIAL --  The European Commission recently announced investment funding for Africa worth EUR 150 billion as part of the…

11 months ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

IFC-led online health summit aims to strengthen East Africa’s healthcare sector

The FINANCIAL -- IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is bringing together more than 50 global health-tech innovators…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

3 years ago

The Visa Foundation Announces Grantee to Support COVID-19 Recovery in Central Europe (including Georgia), Middle East and Africa

The FINANCIAL -- Tbilisi, May 13, 2020 – The Visa Foundation has announced its approval of a $1.6 million COVID-19 relief…

3 years ago

COVID-19 Likely to Exact a Heavy Toll Among the Malnourished, Sick, and Poor in Africa

The Continent’s Relatively Young Population Is Likely to Be a Mitigating Factor, but Constrained Health Systems and a High Incidence…

3 years ago

Netflix Speeds Jumped 51% This Year

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7 years ago

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…

7 years ago