Fredrick D. Scott, Announces Successful Completion Of Supervised Release Term

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fredrick D. Scott announced today that he has successfully completed his three-year term of supervised release in connection with his previous guilty plea for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and making a materially false statement to the Securities and Exchange Commission; a plea that was garnered through intimidation and […]

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TigerGraph Raises $105 Million to Accelerate Graph Analytics on the Cloud

Record Funding for Graph Database Category, Led by Tiger Global, Signals the Next Wave in Analytics to Fuel Powerful Insights for Artificial Intelligence REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TigerGraph, provider of the leading graph analytics platform, today announced it has raised $105 million in Series C funding, the largest funding round to […]

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Lithium Werks élit Jack Perkowski au conseil d’administration en tant que directeur non exécutif

AUSTIN, Texas et ENSCHEDE, Pays-Bas, 17 févr. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lithium Werks BV est fière d’annoncer l’élection de Jack Perkowski au poste de directeur non exécutif du conseil d’administration de Lithium Werks. M. Perkowski rejoint les fondateurs T. Joseph Fisher, III et Christian R. Ringvold en tant qu’administrateurs de la société. Il apporte une […]

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Policy Paper: Research and Development Priorities for COVID-19 in Africa

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new type of Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that causes COVID-19 respiratory disease, a global pandemic. The outbreak has devastated parts of Asia, Europe, and the United States of America with the world reporting more that one million deaths by 26 September 2020. Emerging data from Africa shows remarkably low numbers of reported COVID-19 deaths despite high levels of disease transmission with the projected trend of the pandemic remaining unknown. However, the long term impacts of the pandemic on…

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Guinea: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF Operation n° MDRGN012

A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster On 14 February 2021, the Government of Guinea declared a new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Gouécké sub-prefecture which is part of N’Zérékoré prefecture in Guinée Forrestière Region. This is the first known resurgence of Ebola in West Africa since the 2013-2016 epidemic that began in Guinea and killed more than 11,300 people across the region. Following an alert by the director of the regional hospital of N’Zérékoré of cases of vomiting, bloody diarrhoea, and total haematuria, bleeding at the injection…

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UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #15 (17 February 2021)

Key Figures 20 out of 20 UNHCR countries / operations are reporting COVID-19 cases in the region 17.4 million 2021 planning figure for people of concern in the Middle East and North Africa 5,654 cases of COVID-19 reported among persons of concern including fatalities since March 2020 Regional Developments The COVID-19 pandemic is entering its second year, with border closures likely to continue to affect access to asylum and territory across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. At present, there are 14 countries where COVID-19 related restrictions on…

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UN, US Condemn Attack on Ugandan Journalists Outside UN Office in Kampala

The United Nations is condemning military and police officers who attacked journalists covering opposition figure Bobi Wine’s delivery of a petition to the U.N. rights office in Uganda on Wednesday, according to a press release. At least 20 journalists were wounded and at least four suffered severe head injuries, Stephen Bwire of the Uganda Journalists Union told Reuters. “The journalists were doing their duty and they were clearly identifiable as journalists; they were not hostile, they were politely covering the events,” Bwire said. Bobi Wine rejected his loss in last…

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