YPO Announces Signature Events for 2018 YPO Innovation Week

Third-annual global event will inspire business leaders to embrace innovation and disrupt industry practices DALLAS, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For the third consecutive year, YPO will host Innovation Week, a series of more than 50 events around the world designed

LEAGOO T5c powered by Spreadtrum SC9853I available in flash sales on Jumia Mobile Week

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — LEAGOO T5c is the world’s first smartphone equipped with Spreadtrum SC9853I SoC. SC9853I adopts the Intel 14nm X86 Airmont microarchitecture, which can greatly enhance SoC performance at an even lower power consumption, bringing

Lawmakers Question Foreign Development Aid Chief on Impact of US Budget Cuts

Proposed cuts in the 2019 foreign assistance budget could jeopardize U.S. security and democracy-building efforts abroad, U.S. lawmakers warned the director for the U.S. Agency for International Development at a hearing Wednesday."These proposed cuts w...

Cambridge Analytica Played Roles in Multiple African Elections

Long before its controversial roles in the 2016 Brexit vote and the U.S. presidential election, Cambridge Analytica influenced elections in Africa.The data mining company, under fire for its alleged use of 50 million Facebook accounts to shape campaign...

Report: Women Short-Changed on Commercial Land Deals in Africa

Women are often short-changed compared to men when communities are compensated or resettled during commercial land deals in Africa, and governments should take action to rectify that, researchers said Tuesday.The World Resources Institute's (WRI) resea...

Egypt Prepares for Presidential Election, and Few Surprises

Four years after Egypt's last presidential election, incumbent President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi is seeking a new mandate in a contest that is generating little suspense. To most observers, it appears clear that Sissi will win. But the main question is,

The Department of Architecture at XJTLU now fully accredited by RIBA

SUZHOU, China, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Royal Institute of British Architects has confirmed accreditation of the Masters of Architectural Design programme of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, validating its Department of Architecture as a full architectural school offering comprehensive training in

South Sudan Nonprofit Calls for Restriction on Imported Seeds

A local organization that distributes seeds in South Sudan's Gbudue state wants the government to restrict international groups from importing seed into the country.The nonprofit Global Agriculture Innovation & Solutions Ltd. (GAIS) works with 200 farm...