Vivek Goel named president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo

Innovator, scholar and bold leader becomes university’s seventh president Vivek Goel WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivek Goel, a distinguished scholar with extensive achievements in research, teaching and leadership across both public and private sectors, will become the seventh president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo. Goel, who begins his five-year term on July 1, 2021, is recognized in Canada […]

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VoltDB Announces Global Channel Partner Program

New Program Will Help OEMs, Value-Added Resellers, Technology Partners, And System Integrators In IIoT, Finserv, And Telcos BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — VoltDB, the leading data platform for real-time decisions, today announced a new global channel partner program for OEMs, value-added resellers (VARs), technology partners, and systems integrators (SIs). The program will allow these partners […]

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VoltDB annonce un programme mondial de partenariat de distribution

Le nouveau programme aidera les OEM, les revendeurs à valeur ajoutée, les partenaires technologiques et les intégrateurs de systèmes de l’IIoT, de Finserv et des entreprises de télécommunications BEDFORD, Massachusetts, 18 novembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — VoltDB, la principale plateforme de données pour les décisions en temps réel, a annoncé aujourd’hui un nouveau programme mondial de partenariat […]

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Covid-19: Pres Ramaphosa wants vaccine research centre in South Africa

PRETORIA, Nov 18 (NNN-AGENCIES) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa stresses that the coronavirus pandemic “demonstrates the need to accelerate the establishment of the BRICS vaccine research and development centre” in his country, during the online summit of BRICS countries chaired by Russia. “The current experience demonstrates the need to accelerate the establishment of the BRICS vaccine research and development centre in South Africa as agreed in the 2018 Johannesburg declaration,” Ramaphosa stressed. According to the president, the clinical testing of the vaccines needs to include African citizens to ensure…

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Warring Sides in Ethiopia Both Claim They Are Winning

Ethiopia predicted Wednesday it would soon defeat the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in the country’s northern region while the TPLF maintained it had secured military victories in a two-week war that threatened to further destabilize the Horn of Africa. Army chief Berhanu Jula said Ethiopian forces were approaching Tigray’s capital of Mekelle and “winning on all fronts.” But Tigrayan leader Debretsion Gebremichael said his forces were “inflicting heavy defeats on all fronts against the forces that came to attack us” and have turned Tigray into “a hell to its enemies.”…

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Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo’s Equateur Province is Over

GENEVA – The World Health Organization has officially declared an end to the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Equateur Province, nearly six months after the first cases were reported. Health officials are hailing the end of this outbreak as a milestone and cause for celebration. Combating Ebola in the remote, heavily forested region posed numerous logistical challenges, not least of which was reaching communities scattered across this geographically vast area and then gaining their trust. Bob Ghosn is head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red…

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Security Tightened in Cameroon’s Capital After Bombing Attacks

YAOUNDÉ – Cameroon authorities have deployed troops in the capital Yaoundé to fish out armed men they say are trying to destabilize the government.  Several bombs have exploded in Yaounde over the past two months, injuring at least 22 people. Some officials are implying that opposition parties are behind the attacks. Cameroon’s 10 regional governors, at a meeting Monday in the capital, agreed that increasing incidents of bombings in the city must be addressed. Naseri Paul Bea is governor of Cameroon’s Center Region, which includes Yaoundé. He said for the past…

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Business Connect s’associe au gouvernement du Burundi pour apporter de l’eau propre à chaque citoyen

Business Connect, en partenariat avec Amazi Water et le pays du Burundi, finance les essais du filtre domestique VF100 GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, 18 novembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Business Connect, une entreprise sociale qui s’engage à fournir aux citoyens du Sud un accès abordable et facile à une eau propre et sûre, a récemment reçu la certification mondiale de l’Organisation […]

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