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New Agricultural Data Tool Can Help Fight the Growing Food Crisis in Africa

Gro Intelligence launches the first publicly available interactive tool on key agricultural commodities for 49 African countries NEW YORK, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — During the United Nations Security Council’s session on Conflict and Global Food Security, Gro Intelligence’s CEO, Sara Menker, spoke about the growing global food crisis, its disproportionate impact on lower-income countries, […]

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Centrient Pharmaceuticals announces its achievement of a significant milestone in the clean production of antibiotics

Being the first company to publicly announce 100% PNEC compliance for its entire oral antibiotics product range Rijswijk, The Netherlands, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Summary Centrient Pharmaceuticals reached a significant milestone in the clean production of its antibiotics, with the lowest environmental impact and minimizing the potential contribution to antimicrobial resistance The company […]

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Global Fishing Watch welcomes partnership with Benin to combat illegal fishing

Collaboration on open data and technology to bolster maritime surveillance in West Africa London, United Kingdom, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LONDON, May 19, 2022 – A new partnership agreement between Benin and Global Fishing Watch aims to strengthen monitoring, control and surveillance of fishing activities within the waters of the West African State. […]

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Advance Local is New Sophi.io Customer

TORONTO, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States operating 10 leading news and information organizations and reaching 55 million people monthly, has quadrupled their subscription goal using Sophi Content Paywall Engine. Faced with advertising pressures exacerbated by the Coronavirus, Advance Local increased subscription conversions […]

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School Leaders Task British Council On Teachers’ Training

Basic schools in Nigeria running British curriculum have called on the British Council to invest more on the training of teachers by focusing on face-to-face training.The schools, though acknowledged the problem solving capacities of the British Curric…

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Security Council: Food Security (Note: A complete summary of today’s Security Council meeting will be made available after its conclusion)

ANTÓNIO GUTERRES, Secretary-General of the United Nations, noting that 60 per cent of the world’s undernourished people live in areas affected by conflict, underscored that “when war is waged, people go hungry”. In April, the World Food Programme (WFP)…

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Nigerian Military Clears IPOB/ ESN Enclave In Imo State

Nigerian Army troops of 34 Brigade have captured a cache of arms and ammunition belonging to elements of the dissident group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed affiliate, Eastern Security Network(ESN), after a gun battle at Amaifeke-Akka…

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Shekarau defects to NNPP

Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau (APC -Kano) has defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).Shekarau said this at a news conference in Kano.He said that he defected alongside his supporters, saying that he would seek re-election to the Senate on the NNP…

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Nigerian Monarch Bags Highest Senegalese Honour

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano on the conferment on him, the highest honour of the Republic of Senegal, the “National Order of Lion.”The honour was conferred on him by President Macky Sall at the Pres…