“Africa Link Union (ALU)” Council Meeting urges stronger global efforts against COVID-19 through solidarity, cooperation

BEIJING, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A joint statement between CCTV Video News Agency (CCTV+), subsidiary of China Media Group (CMG), and 11 African mainstream media was issued during the fifth Africa Link Union (ALU) council meeting on November 25. Teng Yunping, CEO of China Global Television Network Corporation(CGTNC), president of CCTV+ and representatives of ALU […]

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DFS Lab Announces Open Applications for Fintech Hackathon Focused on the Mojaloop Software

Five-day design sprint and hackathon will take place January 11 to 15 SEATTLE, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DFS Lab, a digital commerce investor and accelerator that partners with early-stage startups in Sub-Saharan Africa, announced it will host a virtual hackathon from January 11 to 15. The hackathon, supported by the Gates Foundation, will offer participants […]

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Ethiopia’s Leaders Rebuff Foreign Appeals for Diplomatic Solution in Tigray

JOHANNESBURG – Ethiopia’s prime minister has rejected calls for dialogue to end an internal conflict that has already killed hundreds and displaced more than 40,000 people in the key U.S. ally in East Africa — a stance that has alarmed diplomats from Addis Ababa to Washington about the potential for escalating conflict. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed — who last year was granted a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in ending a long-simmering conflict between his country and neighboring Eritrea — released a statement addressed not to his…

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Former Niger President Mamadou Tandja Dies At Age 82

The West African nation of Niger is observing three days of national mourning following the death of former President Mamadou Tandja at the age of 82. The government said Tuesday Tandja died in the capital, Niamey, but no cause of death was given. Tandja was twice elected president of Niger starting 1999 to 2010 before he was overthrown in a coup for attempting to change the constitution to hold onto power. Tandja’s ouster paved the way for Issoufou Mahamadou to become president in the 2011 election. Tandja’s death came just…

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Terror Threats Across Africa ‘Not Degraded’

U.S. efforts to stem the threat from terror groups across Africa are struggling as military commanders grapple with the prospect of troop reductions and shifting priorities, according to a new government report on counterterrorism operations. U.S. Africa Command has about 5,100 troops stationed on the continent, most of them in Djibouti. About 650 to 800 troops are operating in Somalia, with an additional 760 deployed to parts of West Africa. But Pentagon officials appear to be concerned that without a continued presence, their ability to push back against groups affiliated…

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The MILLA Group Selects the Leddar Pixell From LeddarTech for the MILLA POD Autonomous Shuttle

The MILLA POD QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, is proud to have been selected by the MILLA Group as the supplier for their cocoon LiDAR sensor. The MILLA Group has selected the award-winning Leddar™ Pixell as the front-end LiDAR for […]

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Le Groupe MILLA choisit le Leddar Pixell de LeddarTech pour sa navette autonome MILLA POD

MILLA POD QUÉBEC, 25 nov. 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, chef de file de calibre mondial en technologie de détection pour les systèmes avancés d’aide à la conduite (systèmes ADAS) et de conduite autonome (systèmes AD) de niveau 1 à 5, annonce qu’elle a été sélectionnée par le Groupe MILLA pour fournir son capteur LiDAR […]

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MILLA Group seleciona Leddar Pixell da LeddarTech para o shuttle autônomo MILLA POD

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A LeddarTech®, líder global em tecnologia de detecção ADAS e AD de Nível 1-5, tem orgulho de ter sido selecionada pelo MILLA Group como fornecedora do seu sensor LiDAR Cocoon. O MILLA Group selecionou o premiado Leddar™ Pixell como o LiDAR front-end para o seu shuttle MILLA POD autônomo. O Leddar Pixell é […]

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