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HIV/Aids in South Africa

The book  ‘HIV/AIDS in South Africa’  by Chris Jennings was awarded the 2014 Will Solimene Awards for Excellence in Medical Communication.  The Solimene Award recognizes outstanding work in medical, biomedical, andhealth communication published during the previous two years. “The book…

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World Bank Report on “New Climate Normal”

“New climate normal” poses severe risks to development, says  World Bank Report As the planet warms further, heat-waves and other weather extremes that today occur once in hundreds of years, if ever, would become the “new climate normal,” creating a…

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Nigeria’s 2015 Elections: Limiting the Violence

Nigeria’s politics is sliding dangerously towards violence before, during and after the February 2015 elections. With only three months to the polls, mitigating bloodshed requires urgent improvements in security and electoral arrangements, as well as in political mindsets. Nigeria’s February…

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KPMG International’s Infrastructure 100: World Markets

KPMG International’s Infrastructure 100: World Markets highlights key trends driving infrastructure investment around the world. A global panel of industry experts identifies 100 of the world’s most innovative, impactful infrastructure projects showing how governments are coming together with the private…

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SkyVision provides Seychelles with network solutions

SkyVision Global Networks Ltd., a leading global communications provider, on 21st November announced the commencement of its managed IP Trunking and Private Network solutions to Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS), part of the Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) group of…

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Sierra Leone Action Receives Donation of Equipment

Sierra Leone Action, an organization comprising a global team of Sierra Leonean physicians and other professionals, on 18th November announced that Fresenius Kabi has donated nine Fenwal Autopheresis-C® instruments, all required related supplies and training to study a treatment for Ebola…

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Viber Launches Public Chats

Viber, the leading mobile communications app offering free messaging and HD-quality calls, on 19th November announced Public Chats, a new feature that allows users to discover, share and interact with conversations, communities and content on mobile. Public Chats are live…

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ASSE Nigerian Chapter to Host Second Conference

American Society of Safety Engineers, (ASSE),  the world’s oldest professional safety society, invites safety professionals to register for NIGERIA PDC 2015, a three-day professional development conference and exposition in Lagos, Nigeria on March 3-5, 2015, it was announced on 19th…

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How the charcoal trade fuels Al Shabab

To take out al Shabab, one need look no further than charcoal. The United Nations has repeatedly called for countries in the region to disrupt the group’s trade in this environmentally destructive product, but, as the most recent Somalia UN…

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Law enforcement agencies meet to tackle illicit trade in tobacco products

Members of global, regional and local law enforcement, revenue and customs agencies will meet in Cape Town at the end of November to collaborate on efforts to address the scourge of illicit tobacco trade in sub-Saharan Africa, it was announced…

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