Africa Press Releases

Global Law Firm Nixon Peabody Selects Anaqua’s PATTSY WAVE for IP Management

BOSTON, Dec. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Anaqua, the leading provider of innovation and intellectual property (IP) management technology, today announced that global law firm Nixon Peabody has selected Anaqua’s PATTSY WAVE platform as its new IP management solution. Nixon Peabody will use the Anaqua platform to manage clients’ IP portfolios, including patent and trademark […]

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WFP welcomes funding from Germany to support refugees and smallholder farmers in Rwanda

KIGALI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Rwanda has welcomed a contribution of US$3.6 million from Germany to support the food and nutrition needs of women and children in the refugee community, to strengthen government social protection systems and improve food security and incomes for smallholder farmers.   The funding was received […]

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UN boss believes Ukraine-Russia war ‘will go on’

UNITED NATIONS— UN chief Antonio Guterres said he was pessimistic that Russia’s war in Ukraine would end soon but he hoped it would be over by the end of next year.   “I am not optimistic about the possibility of effective peace talks in the immediate future,” he told reporters Monday during his annual end-of-year […]

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UN eases weapons embargo on DR Congo

UNITED NATIONS— The United Nations Security Council passed a resolution Tuesday that eases a weapons embargo on the Democratic Republic of Congo, a move hailed by Kinshasa as an “injustice repaired.”   The resolution removes a stipulation that previously required countries to inform the 15-member council of arms sales or military assistance to the Congolese […]

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Republic of Congo President Hopeful After US-Africa Leaders Summit

Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso says significant developments came out of this year’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington. In an interview with VOA this week, Sassou Nguesso said that during this summit, the goals were more defined, including helping the African Union gain a greater voice at the United Nations. “For example, President […]

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Hitachi Energy and Linxon support National Grid in achieving sustainability targets through pioneering 420 kV SF6-free gas-insulated switchgear technology

Strengthening key power infrastructure in London while reducing carbon footprint Zurich, Switzerland, Dec. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hitachi Energy and Linxon are collaborating to strengthen London Power Tunnels (LPT), a key power infrastructure project that will ensure reliable, clean electricity supply for England’s capital city. To support National Grid in accelerating its net zero […]