‫تطبيق SmartVista من بي بي سي يُصنف رائدا في تقرير سبارك ماتريكس 2020 من كوادرانت في فئة إدارة بطاقات الائتمان

لندن30 –  نوفمبر / تشرين ثاني 2020 /PRNewswire/ — تعلن بي بي سي، وهي الشركة المزودة الرائدة لحلول المدفوعات الرقمية تصنيفها كشركة رائدة وذلك في تقرير سبارك ماتريكس 2020 من شركة الإستشارات العالميةكوادرانت في فئة إدارة بطاقات الائتمان. تخدم شركة “بي بي سي” ولأكثر من 25 سنة ما يفوق عن  28 مؤسسة مالية في أكثر من 90 دولة حول العالم من خلال […]

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Humanitarian Alternatives: Fifteenth issue – November 2020

Covid-19: Lessons learned and future challenges EDITORIAL The never-ending story By Boris Martin and François Grünewald- We have not seen the end of the Covid-19 pandemic. After attempting to manage – with extremely variable results from one continent to another – the first episode of the pandemic during the first semester of 2020, the world now faces countless unknowns, with as yet unwritten scenarios. [Read more] PERSPECTIVES The invention of impartiality: the history of a humanitarian principle, from a legal, strategic and algorithmic perspective By Joël Glasman – The principle…

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HIV is in a state of silent crisis in Central African Republic

Some 38 million people in the world are living with HIV/AIDS, over two-thirds of them in sub-Saharan Africa. While Central African Republic (CAR) is considered a low HIV prevalence country compared to many southern African countries, it is in a particularly critical situation, fuelled by extreme poverty, pervasive violence, a dire shortage of health facilities and health staff, long-existing supply chain issues for lifesaving antiretroviral (ARV) medication, and significant barriers to early detection and care for the people of CAR. As a result, HIV remains a leading cause of death…

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WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 30 November 2020

• Last week saw the first decline in newly-reported cases globally since September. This is no time for complacency, especially with the holiday season approaching in many cultures and countries. • The COVID-19 pandemic will change the way we celebrate, but it doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate. The changes you make will depend on where you live. Always follow your local or national guidelines. • Tomorrow is World AIDS Day. New HIV infections have declined by 23% since 2010, and AIDS-related deaths have fallen by 39%. • A record 26…

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At Least 110 People Feared Dead in Attack on Farmers in Nigeria

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed on Islamic jihadists that are active in the area. United Nations humanitarian coordinator for the African country, Edward Kallon, said in a statement he was “outraged and horrified by the gruesome attack against civilians” in the village of Koshobe near Borno State capital Maiduguri. “At least 110 civilians were ruthlessly killed, and many others were wounded in this attack,” Kallon said, adding that it was the most violent attack on…

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US Urges End to Violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday urged a stop to all fighting in Ethiopia, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded his troops for what he termed their victory in the Tigrayan capital of Mekelle.   “I spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister @AbiyAhmedAli today and urged a complete end to the fighting in Tigray, a start to dialogue, and free, safe, unhindered humanitarian access,” Pompeo wrote on Twitter. Claims of violence and death tolls have been impossible to confirm, as telecommunications and internet service have been cut in Tigray…

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Amnesty International Urges UN to Renew South Sudan Arms Embargo

Amnesty International is urging the United Nations Security Council to renew its arms embargo on South Sudan, saying violence, atrocities and war crimes against civilians have quadrupled this year despite a cease-fire and formation of a unity government in February. The Security Council first imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan in May 2018, which it renewed a year later and again in May 2020. Brian Castner, senior crisis adviser and weapons investigator at the New York-based rights group Amnesty International, told South Sudan in Focus the embargo is needed…

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La Chine se rapproche de l’autonomie dans la production de puces de 7 nm

BEIJING, 30 novembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China.org.cn a publié un article intitulé « La Chine se rapproche de l’autonomie dans la production de puces de 7 nm ». La Chine a récemment réalisé de nouvelles percées dans son processus de fabrication de puces de 7 nm, développant des outils et du savoir-faire pour plusieurs segments du processus de fabrication afin de […]

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