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Hisense’s First B2B Showroom Opens in South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hisense, a leading global home appliance and consumer electronics brand, has announced that its first B2B (business to business) showroom opened in South Africa. The showroom, located at Johannesburg, will serve as a center to showcase Hisense’s offerings for its B2B segment, such as commercial displays, […]

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Huawei signe l’engagement mondial de l’UIT dans le but d’aider 120millions de personnes vivant dans des zones reculées à se connecter au monde numérique

SHENZHEN, Chine, 23 novembre 2022/PRNewswire/ — Huawei a signé un engagement mondial en vue de rejoindre l’alliance numérique Partner2Connect de l’Union internationale des télécommunications, qui apportera la connectivité à environ 120 millions de personnes dans des zones reculées dans plus de 80 pays à l’horizon 2025. Liang Hua, le président de Huawei, a annoncé cette décision […]

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Huawei signs global ITU pledge to help 120 million people in remote areas connect to the digital world

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei has signed a global commitment to join the International Telecommunication Union’s Partner2Connect digital alliance, which will bring connectivity to about 120 million people in remote areas in more than 80 countries by 2025. Liang Hua, Chairman of Huawei, announced the decision at the company’s 2022 Sustainability Forum, […]

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Multimillion-dollar boost for small business as more African countries join MultiChoice Africa Accelerator Programme

Johannesburg, Nov. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — November 2022 – Following the success of the MultiChoice Africa Accelerator Programme, which secured $16 million (USD) of funding for six emerging businesses last year, the programme has been expanded to eight more countries across Africa. Many more small businesses in Africa’s technology sector now have the chance […]

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Nigeria begins drilling in first oil fields in northeast region

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday inaugurated Kolmani Integrated Development Project to drill oil and gas in the northeastern part of the country.   Speaking at the project’s flag-off ceremony in the northeastern state of Bauchi, Buhari said that the Nigerian Kolmani Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 809 and 810, located along the border of the […]

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Nigeria’s Bid to Expand Oil Exploration in its North Raises Concerns

ABUJA — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari opened the first oil drilling site in the country’s north Tuesday, saying it will bring energy security and economic development. The fresh source of oil comes as Nigeria’s production ranking has dropped from Africa’s top spot due to the theft of oil in the Niger Delta. Nigeria’s state oil […]

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Nigerian President Introduces Newly-designed Bank Notes

ABUJA — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has introduced a new design for the naira currency notes, aiming to curb the use of excess amounts of cash and combat crime. President Buhari and top Cabinet members, including officials of the central bank and the anti-graft agency, attended the official launch of the redesigned 200-, 500- and […]

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Cameroon Merchants Say Equatorial Guinea Partially Reopens Border

YAOUNDE — Traders working on Cameroon’s border with Equatorial Guinea say Malabo has partially reopened border traffic a day after partial election results indicate Teodoro Obiang Nguema will extend his 43-year rule. The 80-year-old Nguema, the world’s longest-ruling head of state, came to power in a 1979 coup and has since ruled the west African […]

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40 Million Children Face Growing Threat of Measles, WHO Warns

More than 40 million children missed getting vaccinated against measles last year, prompting a significant setback in global efforts to eradicate the highly contagious disease worldwide, the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a joint report Wednesday. Vaccination campaigns were disrupted in several countries because of COVID-19 […]

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Beneficiaries of EdoFADAMA CARES Program laud Obaseki for Boosting All-Season Farming

The Edo State Government has been commended for its commitment to boosting all-season food production in the State with the launch of small irrigation equipment for dry season farming through EdoFADAMA CARES Result Area II project at the Rubber Estate Nigeria Limited, Ovia South-West Local Government Area (LGA) of the State. Glory Orji, a beneficiary […]