November 2, 2022

ACAMS Africa Conference Spotlights Rising Threats and Recommended Best Practices for AFC Professionals

Subject-matter experts from the Egmont Group, GIABA, OFAC, and other organizations to address evolving AML and sanctions expectations for financial institutions MIAMI, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As part of its efforts to support anti-money laundering (AML) professionals and strengthen financial inclusion around the world, ACAMS will host a virtual training and networking event […]

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Hisense lance de nouvelles barres de son et de nouveaux haut-parleurs en Afrique du Sud, pour une expérience d’écoute d’un niveau supérieur

CAPE TOWN, Afrique du Sud, 2 novembre 2022/PRNewswire/ — Hisense, fabricant de produits électroniques de premier plan, a annoncé que la société apporte en Afrique du Sud une nouvelle gamme de produits destinés à améliorer l’expérience d’écoute. Les trois produits : HP100 Speaker pour la musique de fête, Dolby Atmos® AX5100G et AX3100G Soundbar pour le divertissement de niveau de […]

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Orders for the Eviation Alice Pass US$ 2 Billion

Order Book for the World’s First Flight-Tested All-Electric Passenger Airplane Passes Major Milestone ARLINGTON, Wash., Nov. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Eviation Aircraft, a manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, today announced that the order book for its world-leading nine-seater all-electric Alice airplane has passed a total value of US$ 2 billion. The Eviation Alice conducted its first flight […]

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Kilimanjaro on fire: TPDF deploys troops 12 days after

DAR ES SALAAM— The Chief of Defence Forces of the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) General Jacob John Mkunda has ordered the deployment of troops on Mt Kilimanjaro – Africa’s highest mountain – to help curb the raging flames.   “Officers and men of TPDF have already arrived in Siha and Mwika areas in Kilimanjaro Region ready to start the fire fighting operation,” said a statement by TPDF.   The statement added: TPDF will fully cooperate with other Defense and Security Agencies, various stakeholders and citizens to ensure that the fire is controlled early before it causes serious damage to

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UN: Agricultural Automation Can Boost Global Food Production

A new U.N. report finds agricultural automation can boost global food production and be a boon for small-scale farmers in developing countries.   The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has just released The State of Food and Agriculture 2022 report. The report’s authors said automation is rapidly changing the face of agriculture. New technologies, they say, are quickly leaving behind some of the old larger-type tractors and large machinery in ways that could benefit small holders in developing countries.   Parallels can be drawn with the introduction of cellphones. The World Bank, among other observers, notes African and other

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COP27: Will Ukraine War Destroy Progress on Tackling Climate Emergency?

Ahead of the COP27 climate talks in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh next week, there are concerns that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has reversed progress on tackling global warming, diverting the world’s attention from the climate emergency. However, there is also some optimism that the energy crisis is turning some countries away from fossil fuels. Global tensions U.S. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron are among world leaders due to attend the two-week summit, which begins Sunday. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has also confirmed his attendance. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has stoked global geopolitical tensions—and the

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