Hundreds March in Street Protests in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO — In conflict-stricken Burkina Faso, hundreds marched in cities across the country to protest insecurity and show solidarity for Mali, recently placed under sanctions by the West African political bloc ECOWAS. On Saturday morning, just before 9 a.m., around 300 protesters gathered in downtown Ouagadougou, some to show their anger toward the government’s handling of security, others to show solidarity with protests that took place in neighboring Mali last weekend. Ali Sankara, owner of a shop in the neighborhood of Koulouba, where the protests took place, told…

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Covid-19: Covax opens new front in pandemic arms race

GENEVA, Covax aims to break the Covid-19 pandemic in 2022 by ensuring a steady supply of vaccines at last for the world’s poorest countries — and swiftly getting them into arms. The global scheme, aimed at procuring donor-funded jabs for the 91 weakest economies, delivered its one billionth dose last weekend — a major milestone that came far later than anticipated after a year of setbacks. The battle for Covax in 2021 was getting hold of doses — besides rich countries cornering most of the vaccine supply, it faced export…

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Lebanese museum returns artefacts from Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra

Beirut, Five Roman artefacts from the ancient city of Palmyra, a site damaged during Syria’s decade-long conflict, were returned to Damascus on Thursday by a private Lebanese museum where they had been on display since 2018. The limestone statues and carved funerary stones dating from the Roman second and third centuries AD were returned at the initiative of a private Lebanese collector, Syrian antiquities chief Mohamed Nazir Awad said at a handover ceremony hosted by Lebanon’s National Museum in Beirut, according to Reuters. The collector, Jawad Adra, acquired them from…

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Sungrow et KarmSolar coopèrent sur le projet BESS microgrid pour le groupe Cairo 3A

LE CAIRE, 21 janvier 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sungrow, premier fournisseur mondial de solutions d’onduleurs pour les énergies renouvelables, a récemment signé un nouveau contrat BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) avec KarmSolar, le plus grand fournisseur égyptien d’énergie solaire du secteur privé. Sungrow fournira un onduleur solaire de 2,576 MWp et un système de stockage d’énergie de […]

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Globeleq’s Malindi Solar Plant is Generating Clean Energy to the National Grid

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, the leading independent power company in Africa, and its project partner, Africa Energy Development Corporation (AEDC), has indicated that its 52MWp Malindi Solar photovoltaic (PV) plant has been exporting 40 MWac of power into the national grid since 14 December 2021.  The power plant is delivering enough […]

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University of Alabama at Birmingham anuncia primeiro transplante clínico de rins de porco geneticamente modificado em humanos com morte cerebral

DESTAQUES DA NOTÍCIA Pesquisadores da University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) são os primeiros do mundo a realizar transplante de rim de porco em humanos: Primeiro estudo revisado por pares/publicado de um rim de porco geneticamente modificado transplantado em um corpo de um receptor humano com morte cerebral Primeiro estudo de um transplante de rim […]

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L’UAB annonce la première greffe clinique de reins de porc génétiquement modifiés chez un être humain en état de mort cérébrale

INFORMATIONS PRINCIPALES Les chercheurs de l’UAB ont réalisé plusieurs premières mondiales dans le domaine de la greffe de reins de porc chez un humain : Première étude examinée par des pairs/publiée sur un rein de porc génétiquement modifié transplanté dans le corps d’un bénéficiaire humain en état de mort cérébrale Première étude de ce genre portant sur une […]

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Expereo Launches SD-WAN Gateways

Expanding its managed services portfolio AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Expereo, the leading global provider of managed Internet, SD-WAN, SASE, and Cloud Access solutions, announces the launch of SD-WAN Gateways. This new service boosts the SD-WAN performance for enterprises with a global footprint to support their multi-cloud strategies and increase application […]

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