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DeepBlue Technology to Attend the 10th BRICS Summit to Showcase Latest AI Products

DeepBlue Technology to Attend the 10th BRICS Summit to Showcase Latest AI Products

SHANGHAI, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DeepBlue Technology, a Chinese technology unicorn firm, will attend the 10th BRICS Summit as one of the frontrunners of the AI field. The event will be held from July

Golden Agri-Resources debuts on FTSE4Good Index Series

Golden Agri-Resources debuts on FTSE4Good Index Series

SINGAPORE, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has debuted on the FTSE4Good Index Series. The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) …

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins URI-Africa Peace Award

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins URI-Africa Peace Award

The Africa Peace Award is given annually by United Religions Initiative-Africa to recognize committed and effective leadership bringing sustainable peace, security, environmental protection, sustainable development, democracy, good governance, interfaith harmony, and constructive dialogue to the

Turning a blind eye; visually impaired and blind women in Uganda are given an opportunity to save lives

Turning a blind eye; visually impaired and blind women in Uganda are given an opportunity to save lives

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Gifted Hands Network is an initiative created by Andrew Mukose, a young entrepreneur who wanted to solve two of Uganda’s most pressing problems – breast cancer and

Harnessing the power of water

Harnessing the power of water

Upholding human rights and dignity through sanitation

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. …

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab � an al-Qa'ida affiliate in Somalia � to include al-Hijra and other aliases. These aliases have been added to al-Shabaab's designations as a Foreign Terrorist …

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab � an al-Qa'ida affiliate in Somalia � to include al-Hijra and other aliases. These aliases have been added to al-Shabaab's designations as a Foreign Terrorist …

UGANDA’S PRESIDENT TO RECEIVE GLOBAL PEACE AWARD

UGANDA’S PRESIDENT TO RECEIVE GLOBAL PEACE AWARD

KAMPALA, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda will be receiving a global peace leadership award at next month's Global Peace Conference for his contributions to promoting peace and stability in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo …

Uganda’s Social Media Tax to Stay Despite Protests

Uganda’s Social Media Tax to Stay Despite Protests

KAMPALA The Ugandan government says it will keep a social media tax in place despite an uproar.

Users of social media in Uganda will continue paying the daily tax of 53 cents to access online …

Uganda National Airlines Company Limited Signs Firm Order for Four Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft

Uganda National Airlines Company Limited Signs Firm Order for Four Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft

  •          First operator of the new CRJ Series ATMOSPHÈRE cabin in Africa

MONTREAL, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has signed a firm order for four new CRJ900 regional

Uganda National Airlines Company Limited signe une commande ferme pour quatre avions CRJ900 de Bombardier

Uganda National Airlines Company Limited signe une commande ferme pour quatre avions CRJ900 de Bombardier

  • Premier exploitant de la cabine ATMOSPHÈRE de la CRJ Series en Afrique

MONTRÉAL, 18 juill. 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Avions commerciaux a annoncé aujourd’hui que Uganda National Airlines Company avait conclu une commande ferme

How an Angolan news aggregator is tackling the social issue of ‘fake news’

How an Angolan news aggregator is tackling the social issue of ‘fake news’

Meet the mind behind Manifexto.com, the go-to source for Portuguese-speaking Angolans looking for reliable news and information

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “Recently I heard that sometimes Angolans come across a

Globeleq est sur le point d’acquérir les actifs renouvelables sud-africains de Brookfield

Globeleq est sur le point d’acquérir les actifs renouvelables sud-africains de Brookfield

LONDRES, 18 Juillet 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, un leader dans le secteur de l’énergie en Afrique, a conclu un contrat définitif avec une filiale de Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM) (TSX:BAM.A) (Euronext:BAMA) (Brookfield) aux termes duquel …