November 30, 2022

Proven solutions must be put in place to end AIDS by 2030: Guterres

The UN chief is marking World AIDS Day on Thursday with a call to action to end the inequalities which are blocking progress towards stopping the pandemic, and eradicating the virus.   “The world has promised to end AIDS by 2030”, said Secretary-General António Guterres in his official message, but “we are off track.” “Today, we risk millions more new infections and millions more deaths”, he added, calling on governments everywhere to make the “Equalize” slogan a reality.   He said the “proven practical solutions” exist that can help end AIDS, such as more funding to boost the availability, quality

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Study: South Africa Resilient to Chinese Attempts to Influence Media

South Africa’s free press has been largely successful at resisting efforts by the Chinese government to influence its content, say analysts, affirming a recent study by the U.S.-based think tank Freedom House.   “In South Africa, we have a deep historical suspicion of state media,” said Anton Harber, professor of journalism at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.   South Africa’s wariness of state media, he said, stems from the country’s legacy of apartheid, the former state policy of racial segregation and discrimination that ended in 1994. Under apartheid, the media was censored.   “SA’s media is resilient and

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Challenges Facing Persons with Disabilities in Sub-Saharan Africa – in 5 charts

About one billion people globally live with disabilities — around 80 percent of them in developing countries.   In Sub-Saharan Africa, disability data recently collected through regular household surveys in Botswana, Gabon, Lesotho, Namibia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe help improve understanding of the challenges facing persons with disabilities in the region.   Gathering data and information on persons with disabilities — and making them a regular part of publications such as poverty assessments — provides visibility to a group often neglected in socio-economic analysis. This potentially also helps countries develop policies in support of persons

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‫يقدم مرفق الطاقة العالمي Universal Energy Facility منحًا لدعم كهربة الشبكات الصغيرة في جمهورية الكونغو الديمقراطية

فيينا، 30 نونبر/تشرين الثاني 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ستساعد مبادرة جديدة أُطلقت في جمهورية الكونغو الديمقراطية على تحسين الوصول إلى الكهرباء وتمكين آلاف الأشخاص والشركات. فتح مرفق الطاقة العالمي Universal Energy Facility نافذة تمويل جديدة في جمهورية الكونغو الديمقراطية تقدم منحًا للشركات التي تربط الناس بشبكات صغيرة. يوفر المرفق “تمويلًا قائمًا على النتائج” لهذه الشركات من […]

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Tech.AD USA décerne le premier prix de la catégorie « Détection et perception » à LeddarTech pour son logiciel ADAS et AD LeddarVision

LeddarTech gagne le premier prix lors de l’événement Tech.AD USA QUÉBEC, 30 nov. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, chef de file de calibre mondial dans les technologies logicielles pour systèmes avancés d’aide à la conduite (systèmes ADAS) et de conduite autonome (systèmes AD), est heureuse d’annoncer que sa solution de fusion de bas niveau de […]

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Tech.AD USA Awards First Place in the Sensor and Perception Category to LeddarTech for Its LeddarVision ADAS and AD Software

LeddarTech wins 1st prize at Tech.AD QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, a global leader in providing the most flexible, robust and accurate ADAS and AD software technology, is pleased to announce that its LeddarVision™ low-level sensor fusion and perception solution received the highly coveted Sensor Perception award at Tech.AD USA on […]

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