China moves closer to self-reliance in 7nm chip production

BEIJING, Nov. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A news report by China.org.cn on China moves closer to self-reliance in 7nm chip production. China has recently made new breakthroughs in its 7nm chip-making process, reportedly developing tools and know-how for several segments of the manufacturing process amid efforts to reduce reliance on foreign equipment and material vendors. […]

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Syinix to adopt Japanese Industrial style as new design guideline

Home appliances manufacturer Syinix hints at the future design direction TOKYO, Nov. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The prominent household appliance brand Syinix has introduced the piloting notion behind the upcoming new lines of products, including the newest series of Smart TVs. The inspiration behind the new products will come from the modern Japanese Industrial design. […]

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PostBank & UnionPay International Unveil New Payment Card to Boost Digital Transactions in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, Nov. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PostBank Uganda, a financial institution that is committed to empowering people to transform their lives and UnionPay International, the global leading card payment company have today unveiled UnionPay PostCard, a new debit card to enable bank customers to conduct fast and safe cashless transactions across the world. With […]

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UN Ramps Up Aid as Ethiopian Refugees in Eastern Sudan Top 43,000

GENEVA – U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to review aid operations aimed at helping growing numbers of refugees fleeing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. More than 43,000 Ethiopians have crossed the border into Eastern Sudan this month. Conditions in Tigray are becoming more dangerous and growing numbers of refugees are fleeing to Sudan in search of protection and shelter. This large influx is putting an enormous burden upon the Sudanese government and aid agencies. The U.N. refugee chief is meeting with officials…

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Blast Kills at Least 7 in Mogadishu After US Defense Secretary Visit

A huge blast went off in Mogadishu on Friday, killing at least seven people, hours after U.S. acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller made an unannounced visit to the Somali capital. Witnesses said a suicide bomber blew himself up at Gelato Devino, a popular ice cream shop along the road to the airport. Amin Ambulance, one of Mogadishu’s ambulance services, said at least seven people had been killed in the attack. Somali police said another 10 people had been wounded. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack,…

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8 Dead After Cyclone Hits Somalia’s Puntland; Spread of Locusts Feared

GAROWE, SOMALIA – A cyclone that hit parts of Somalia this week killed eight people and displaced thousands, flooded farmlands and could worsen a locust plague, an official and U.N. agencies said. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said Thursday that Tropical Cyclone Gati made landfall in the semiautonomous Puntland region Sunday and subsided Tuesday, but moderate and light rain continued to fall. The cyclone killed eight Yemeni fishermen, Mohamed Yusuf Boli, commissioner for the coastal district of Hafun, told Reuters. “It also destroyed many boats…

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Burkina’s Kabore Says Opposition Leader Congratulated Him on Victory

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO – Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said Friday he had received the congratulations of the leader of the opposition, a day after official results showed he was reelected by a landslide. “I have received on Friday evening the congratulations of the presidential candidate, Zephirin Diabre,” Kabore wrote on Twitter. “I salute his approach which is in line with the republican spirit of our political class,” he said, accompanying his tweet with a photo of the two. When the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) announced Kabore’s…

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