UnionPay International partners with M2M to drive digital transformation in Africa

CASABLANCA, Morocco, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — UnionPay International (UPI) and M2M jointly announced a partnership to accelerate digital financial transformation in Africa, creating new frontiers by leveraging two entities’ strong core capabilities and footprints. This partnership sets an ambitious product roadmap that allows M2M to provide innovative and customer-centric payment solutions to support issuers, […]

Read More

Adagio Therapeutics Reports That None of the Mutations Present in SARS-CoV-2 Variant, Omicron, Are Associated with Escape from ADG20 Neutralization In Vitro

Additional in vitro studies to determine neutralization activity of ADG20 against Omicron are ongoing ADG20 EUA submissions planned for prevention and treatment of COVID-19 in mid-2022 Inventory build continues in anticipation of EUA in second half of 2022, with 4 million doses available for distribution over the next two years WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 29, 2021 […]

Read More

‘In my country, I feared the war. But here I feared the Home Office’: Asylum seekers speak on the UK refugee process

Published by Global Voices “Refugees Are Human Beings” by FreedomHouse is marked with CC PDM 1.0 Content notice: this article contains mention of sexual assault and suicide, which some readers may find disturbing. Over 100 stories of women who sought asylum in the UK only to face more hardship have been compiled in a report published in 2020 by Women for Refugee Women (WRW) — a UK-based organization aimed at empowering women refugees. The WRW determined that 44 percent of asylum-seeking women face homelessness, 95 percent face hunger, and many…

Read More