Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V5 Sets a New Record in SAP® BWH Benchmark

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In the recent SAP® BWH Benchmark Version 3, Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V5, with 5.2 billion initial records, broke the record of 4-socket servers by delivering 5,293 queries per hour in Phase 2 (Query Executions per Hour). Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V5 houses four Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors […]

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Responding to COVID-19 food disruptions in Africa: Update for the period of 1 July 2020 – 14 July 2020

INTRODUCTION This situation report is a collaboration between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the University of Minnesota – Strategic Partnerships and Research Collaborative. The aim is to identify food system disruptions in Africa due to the COVID-19 by scanning and analyzing public, open-source information. SUB-REGIONAL UPDATES West Africa (SFW) Burkina Faso • A rise in jihadist violence in Burkina Faso is creating greater insecurity in northern Burkina Faso. Insurgents have focused their targeted attacks on farming groups such as the Moussi, Foulse, and Gourmantche.…

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Expert panel endorses protocol for COVID-19 herbal medicine clinical trials

Brazzaville, 19 September 2020 – The Regional Expert Committee on Traditional Medicine for COVID-19 formed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention and the African Union Commission for Social Affairs has endorsed a protocol for phase III clinical trials of herbal medicine for COVID-19 as well as a charter and terms of reference for the establishment of a data and safety monitoring board for herbal medicine clinical trials. “Just like other areas of medicine, sound science is the sole basis for safe and…

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