PMTA VERIFIED RELEASES UNVERIFIED BRANDS LIST

YOUR TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR REAL-TIME, UNBIASED PMTA STATUS UPDATES Miami, FLA, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PMTA Verified releases their Unverified List, uncovering e-liquid and device Brand Owners and Manufacturers who have made statements regarding PMTA Submission(s), but have neglected to provide proof to PMTA Verified in the form of a signed Acceptance Letter from the FDA. It has been […]

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OSRAM Assina Contrato de Fornecimento e Comercial com a LeddarTech para LiDAR e ADAS Automotivo

Plataforma PERCEPT™ LiDAR da OSRAM QUEBEC CITY e MUNIQUE, Alemanha, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A LeddarTech®, líder global em tecnologia de detecção ADAS e AD Nível 1-5, e a OSRAM, líder global em sistemas de iluminação e laser automotivos, têm o prazer de anunciar que firmaram um acordo de longo prazo. A LeddarTech fornecerá […]

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Nine African nations, Iran in debt to UN lose voting rights

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 20 (NNN-AFRICANEWS) — UN Secretary-general Antonio Guterres said nine African nations and Iran should lose their voting rights as required under the UN Charter after defaulting on payment of their dues to the United Nations’ operating budget. Guterres listed the minimum amount that the 10 countries need to pay to have their voting rights restored in a letter to General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir. Iran topped the list and needs to pay $16,251,298 followed by Somalia, which must pay $1,443,640, Comoros $871,632, Sao Tome and Principe $829,888,…

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Covid-19: High demand for vaccines puts Africa on the back burner

ADDIS ABABA, Jan 20 (NNN-AGENCIES) — As the African Union (AU) announced this past week that it had secured 270 million doses of Covid vaccines, East Africans will have to wait a bit longer to access the required quantities. While the announcement provides relief as countries may soon access the much-needed vaccines for frontline workers, the elderly and people with chronic ailments, the available doses are not enough to contain the pandemic as scientists recommend at least 60 per cent vaccination of the population. And even though it is the…

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Covid-19: Africa’s cases surpass 3.2m – Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, COVID-19 cases in Africa have reached 3.26 million as of Jan 18, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. According to the continental disease control and prevention agency’s Africa Covid-19 dashboard, the death toll from the pandemic stood at 78,911 on Monday, with 2.6 million recoveries. The southern African region is the hardest-hit area in Africa in terms of the number of cases, followed by northern African, according to the Africa CDC. The five highly-affected African countries include South Africa with 1,337,926 cases, Morocco…

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Swiss government outlines strategic foreign policy for Africa

ACCRA, Jan 20 (NNN-GNA) — The Government of Switzerland says it will prioritise and promote issues of peace, security and human rights as strategic foreign policy in Sub-Saharan Africa over the next four years (2021-2024). It has also identified the issues of migration, prosperity, sustainability and digitalization as core elements of the Swiss Government’s foreign policy strategy in Africa. This is contained in a statement signed by George Appiah Korang, Media Liaison Officer and Political Advisor at the Embassy of Switzerland, Accra, on behalf of Philip Stalder, Switzerland Ambassador to…

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Growing Swarms of Locust Converging on Kenya Threaten Crops

Kenya is under siege again by swarms of maturing desert locusts that threaten to ruin farmers’ crops and pastures. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a statement the locusts are swarming across seven counties, nearly double the number of counties impacted a week ago. The latest locust invasion in Kenya comes as the FAO warns the 28 anti-locust aircraft assembled by East African countries to wipe out the pest is in jeopardy of being grounded because of a lack of funding. The FAO told its humanitarian partners…

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Death Toll Rises From West Darfur Fighting

WASHINGTON – The death toll in West Darfur state climbed to 159 Tuesday, with more than 200 people injured after more than three days of fighting between different ethnic communities, according to the Committee of West Darfur Doctors. The committee says the violence began Friday when a member of the African Masalit tribe killed a member of an Arab tribe. Arab militiamen organized revenge attacks the following day, which targeted the Kirendig IDP camp where Masalit tribesmen resided. Since then, there have been accusations and counteraccusations of ethnic targeting of…

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