Month: May 2021

Marine Online’s Global Connectivity Sustains Full Service Shipbroking

Vessels’ ship sales and purchase unfazed by pandemic SINGAPORE, May 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Across the last decade, the global shipbroking market enjoyed growth from various drivers including increasing global seaborne trade, falling oil prices, swift economic growth and rising energy consumption. Unfortunately, the pandemic disrupted shipping industry, and made

Mindray Defines Future of Imaging Technologies with New General Imaging, Women’s Healthcare and Cardiology Ultrasound Solutions

SHENZHEN, China, May 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Mindray (SZSE: 300760), a global leading developer and provider of medical devices and solutions, has announced the launch of its new General Imaging, Women’s Healthcare, and Cardiology ultrasound solutions on May 28, 2021. Underpinned by the theme “Innovation Defines”, each solution is specifically designed

Cameroon Investigates Missing $335 Million in COVID Funds

YAOUNDÉ – Cameroon rights groups, opposition parties and local media are asking the government to publish its findings after most of a $335 million loan from the IMF could not be accounted for. At least 15 officials have appeared before commissions of…

Attacks on Election Offices in Nigeria Raise Concerns

ABUJA, NIGERIA – Nigerian political observers are expressing concern over the many attacks on the facilities of Nigeria’s electoral body – the Independent National Electoral Commission, or INEC. INEC officials say the commission has recorded at least 4…

At least 55 Killed in Eastern Congo Massacres, UN Says

BENI, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – At least 55 people were killed overnight in two attacks on villages in eastern Congo, the United Nations said on Monday, in potentially the worst night of violence the area has seen in at least four years.The army a…

WHO Calls for 20 Million COVID Vaccine Doses for Africa

GENEVA – The World Health Organization is asking for 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine for African countries to administer second doses to those who have received their first shot. After three weeks of declining rates of COVID-19 infections in Africa, the World Health Organization is reporting an increase in

West African Leaders Suspend Mali From Regional Bloc Over Coup

ACCRA, GHANA – West African leaders suspended Mali from their regional bloc Sunday over what they said amounted to a coup last week, Ghana’s foreign minister said after an emergency meeting to address the political crisis in Mali. The 15-nation bloc, the Economic Community of West African States, “is worried