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Micro Insurance Company and ImaliPay Partner to Deliver Digital Insurance Products to Africa’s Gig Workers

Micro Insurance Company x ImaliPay NEW YORK, May 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MicroEnsure (now part of the Micro Insurance Company) and ImaliPay are partnering to deliver digital insurance products to Africa’s gig workers. These unique insurance products will provide this underserved sector with a safety net, so when the unexpected happens, people are able […]

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Marine Online’s Global Connectivity Sustains Full Service Shipbroking

Vessels’ ship sales and purchase unfazed by pandemic SINGAPORE, May 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Across the last decade, the global shipbroking market enjoyed growth from various drivers including increasing global seaborne trade, falling oil prices, swift economic growth and rising energy consumption. Unfortunately, the pandemic disrupted shipping industry, and made its way into vessel sales […]

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Mindray Defines Future of Imaging Technologies with New General Imaging, Women’s Healthcare and Cardiology Ultrasound Solutions

SHENZHEN, China, May 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Mindray (SZSE: 300760), a global leading developer and provider of medical devices and solutions, has announced the launch of its new General Imaging, Women’s Healthcare, and Cardiology ultrasound solutions on May 28, 2021. Underpinned by the theme “Innovation Defines”, each solution is specifically designed to increase the strength of […]

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Fueling Box Office Rebound, ‘Quiet Place’ Opens With $58.5M asso

NEW YORK – Moviegoing increasingly looks like it didn’t die during the pandemic. It just went into hibernation. John Krasinski’s thriller sequel “A Quiet Place Part II” opened over the Memorial Day weekend to a pandemic-best $48.4 million, according t…

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Climate Talks Resume Online as Pressure to Act Grows

PARIS – For the first time since 2019 and following a flurry of net-zero pledges from the world’s largest emitters, UN climate negotiations resume Monday in a virtual format just six months before the crunch COP26 summit. The talks, nominally hosted by…

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WHO Calls for 20 Million COVID Vaccine Doses for Africa 

GENEVA – The World Health Organization is asking for 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine for African countries to administer second doses to those who have received their first shot. After three weeks of declining rates of COVID-19 infections in Africa, the World…

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West African Leaders Suspend Mali From Regional Bloc Over Coup

ACCRA, GHANA – West African leaders suspended Mali from their regional bloc Sunday over what they said amounted to a coup last week, Ghana’s foreign minister said after an emergency meeting to address the political crisis in Mali. The 15-nation bloc, the Economic…

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Nearly 400,000 Flee DR Congo City Over Fears Volcano Could Erupt Again

GOMA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – The eastern DR Congo city of Goma was eerily deserted after nearly 400,000 of its inhabitants fled following warnings that nearby Mount Nyiragongo volcano may erupt again. The authorities geared up for a major humanitarian effort, centered…

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Family of American Killed in Kenya Wants Separate Probe 

NAIROBI – The family of an American investor of Somali origin whose body was found with torture wounds days after he went missing in Nairobi wants Kenya’s director of public prosecutions to run a separate investigation from one being done by police. In…

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ST, RAMSEM open first African sorting lab

NAVASOTA, Texas, May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global livestock semen sorting leader and innovator Sexing Technologies® (ST) has partnered with pioneering livestock artificial insemination company RAMSEM to establish Africa’s first semen sorting lab. The lab is at RAMSEM’s facility near Bloemfontein, South Africa. The lab will produce fresh and frozen sex-sorted semen from sheep, goats […]

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