ASECNA to Deploy Space-Based ADS-B in Western and Central Africa

Aireon and Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) will bring real-time air traffic surveillance to high-trafficked, terrestrial African corridors MCLEAN, Virginia, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Aireon announced today that it has signed a data services agreement with the Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA). ASECNA, created in […]

A New Animal Welfare Index Turns Prior Rankings On Their Head

Kenya and Tanzania emerge as global leaders in animal welfare SYDNEY, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Voiceless Animal Cruelty Index (VACI), a global interactive education resource, tracks the animal welfare performance of fifty countries — selected among the largest producers of farm animal products in the world (vaci.voiceless.org.au).   These countries account for almost 80% of […]

Globeleq’s Azito power plant will increase its generation capacity

LONDON, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, a leading independent power producer solely focused on Africa, has indicated that its majority owned subsidiary, Azito Energie and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire have signed an agreement to enable implementation of technical improvements to its Azito combined cycle power plant near Abidjan.  The improvements will increase the plant […]

First Tracker Designed for Bifacial Module & Certified by CPP, SkySmart Made its Debut in Global Market

SHANGHAI, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Due to its high energy yield advantage, bifacial modules are becoming widely accepted by the solar PV market. Responding to the trend, Arctech Solar recently launched its innovative SkySmart tracking system. SkySmart is the world’s first tracker that is specially designed for bifacial modules, and it is also certified by […]

Indonesian National Population & Family Planning Board (BKKBN) to Develop Initiatives, Accelerating Access to Family Planning, Family Development, and Population Management Programs

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The 14th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on Population and Development (IIMC) launched on November 28-29, 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Around 250 participants from 26 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, gathered at the event to exchange experiences in population, reproductive health and family planning. The outcome includes the Yogyakarta Declaration: […]

Final Draw is coming: Hisense invites footballing legend Ruud Gullit to takeover their Social Channels

MOSCOW, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hisense, an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, is proud to announce that it is inviting footballing legend Ruud Gullit to take over their Twitter and Facebook during the Final Draw for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. As a proud sponsor, Hisense have created the unique opportunity as part of […]

Alibaba Group and UNCTAD Launch eFounders Initiative

Alibaba Business School and UNCTAD welcomed inaugural class of African entrepreneurs to China for two-week intensive course on e-commerce HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) brought together 24 Africa-based entrepreneurs to participate in the inaugural eFounders Initiative. The eFounders Initiative is […]

TransferTo drives further expansion into Africa with new senior appointment

SINGAPORE, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TransferTo, a leading Cross-Border Mobile Payments Network for emerging markets, has appointed Djibril Diallo as VP Business Development to head operations across West and Central Africa, as the company ramps up its activity across the Continent. TransferTo’s global payments network interlinks money transfer operators, mobile money operators, mobile wallets providers, banks, financial […]