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vcita Teams Up with Helplink to Promote Small Businesses in South Africa

SEATTLE, WA / ACCESSWIRE / October 20, 2020 / A software startup best known for its all-in-one business management platform, vcita has entered a strategic partnership with venture builder Helplink Africa. As per the agreement, the firms will focus on fostering entrepreneurship and supporting small enterprises in South Africa in the years to come. vcita’s […]

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Police Brutality: Delta to establish Victims’ Support Fund, inaugurates Panel of Enquiry

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday announced that the state government would establish a Special Victims’ Support Fund for the payment of monetary compensation to deserving victims of police brutality or related extra-judicial killings in the state. The governor made the announcement in Asaba while inaugurating an eight-member Judicial Panel of Enquiry into […]

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UNODC announces new Board of Trustees for the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons

A new Board of Trustees has been elected for the UNODC-managed United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children in its fourth Board term.   The General Assembly, established the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, to provide humanitarian, […]

Medicine

Nigeria Flash Update: Active cases decrease, many fear new infections with return to school and nationwide protests (20 October 2020)

As of 20 October, out of 590,635 samples tested since the onset of the pandemic, 61,558 cases were confirmed throughout the country, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). These include 3,736 active cases, 56,697 discharged patients and 1,125 fatalities. The number of active cases has decreased by more than 50 per cent […]