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Kathmandu at night By GGGISep 18 2019 (IPS-Partners) Sonika Manandhar, Aeloi Technologies’ co-founder, knows the Kathmandu public transportation system inside out. Her family has been running micros (vans that operate as buses) as a business for ...

InnovaHealth Partners Invests in Koelis, a Leader in Prostate Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Koelis SAS ("Koelis" or the "Company") and InnovaHealth Partners, LP ("InnovaHealth") jointly announced today along with Medevice Partners ("Medevice") that InnovaHealth ...

Digital Reasoning Announces Strategic Investment from SC Ventures Accelerating Global Expansion of AI Solutions for Communications Surveillance in New Geographies

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Digital Reasoning, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that understands human intentions and behaviors, today announced a strategic investment from SC Ventures, the innovation, ventures ...

Tana River Bears the Cost of Development

By Info NileSep 17 2019 – The damming of Kenya’s River Tana and the environmental degradation upstream, has reduced the amount of silt and water reaching the Tana River Delta over time. Hence the sea has been pushing further and further inland ...

UN Chief Calls for Action, Not “Beautiful Speeches”

Credit: United Nations By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Sep 17 2019 – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has offered an unsolicited piece of advice to the 190-plus speakers, including heads of state and heads of government, who will address an ...

Developing Economies’ Subordinate Financialization

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Michael Lim Mah HuiKUALA LUMPUR and PENANG, Sep 17 2019 – Rapid financial globalization is due not only to financial innovations, but also to choices made by national policymakers, often with naïve expectations, trusting ...

Asian & Arab Parliamentarians to Move Forward on Reproductive Health & Gender Empowerment

By Razeena RaheemUNITED NATIONS, Sep 16 2019 – Over the years, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has worked in tandem with legislators and parliamentarians to help implement the historic Programme of Action (PoA) adopted unanimously by over 20,000 ...

African Development Bank Plans for a Self-sufficient, Integrated and Industrialised Continent

Women rice farmers in a field, Accra, Ghana. Through the African Development Bank’s Feed Africa project, 19 million people were provided with improved agricultural technologies, and almost 1.54 billion dollars was approved in 2018 to transform agriculture ...

World’s Whale Population Struggles to Recover from Carnage Amid Serious Concerns

Dr Palitha Kohona is former Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and Co-Chair, UN Working Group on Biological Diversity Beyond National Jurisdiction By Dr Palitha KohonaCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Sep 16 2019 – Sri Lanka is endowed ...

Time to Put Data at the Heart of UN’s 2030 Agenda

By Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu, El Iza Mohamedou and Koffi ZougbedeUNITED NATIONS, Sep 16 2019 – The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted in 2015. At its core are 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets, all meant ...
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