Botswana Press Release
|07/26/2019 - 09:53||
Peace Corps volunteers reaching thousands of young people with life skills training
WASHINGTON–With over 200 million youth around the world living on less than $1 a day, Peace Corps is working to strengthen long-term health, education and economic outcomes for young people. Since its inception in 2010, youth in development has become the Peace Corps’ third-largest sector comprising 13 percent of volunteer positions in 12 countries.
|07/25/2019 - 05:59||
USTDA Renews Partnership with Republic of Botswana for Excellence in Public Procurement
PRINT Gaborone, Botswana -- The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Republic of Botswana’s Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB). This continues a five-year partnership in which the PPADB established policies and procedures that integrate life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) and best-value determination in a fair and transparent manner.
|07/24/2019 - 09:39||
Air Products Buys Back Air Separation Units and Supplies Industrial Gases to Shanxi Jinmei Huayu in China for Major Energy Project
News ReleaseAir Products Buys Back Air Separation Units and Supplies Industrial Gases to Shanxi Jinmei Huayu in China for Major Energy Project.
|07/22/2019 - 14:25||
WHO recommends dolutegravir as preferred HIV treatment option in all populations
Based on new evidence assessing benefits and risks, the WHO recommends the use of the HIV drug dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment for all populations, including pregnant women and those of childbearing potential.
|07/22/2019 - 14:18||
Risk of neural tube defects slightly higher for babies of women on HIV therapy containing dolutegravir
Children born to women on HIV therapy containing the drug dolutegravir since conception have a slightly higher risk of neural tube defects, compared to children born to women on regimens of other antiretroviral drugs. The findings are from a study funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, and were presented at the 10th International AIDS Society Conference in Mexico City by Rebecca Zash, M.
|07/18/2019 - 17:12||
Expanded testing and other measures decreased new HIV infections in Botswana
Expanded testing and antiretroviral therapy coverage increased viral suppression and decreased new HIV infections in Botswana.
|07/18/2019 - 08:10||
Air Products Proudly Salutes 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing
Company Completed its Mission Leading to First Steps on the Moon; Decades of Space Travel Reflect a Source of Company Pride and Technology Know-How
|07/17/2019 - 14:20||
Studies show early detection, prompt ARV treatment provide hope for the elimination of HIV
Could early treatment with antiretroviral (ARV) therapy help the body fight off HIV? Researchers affiliated to the Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE) are convinced that early ARV therapy is critical to the treatment of HIV.
|07/16/2019 - 15:43||
Gearing Up for Reporting on CITES A Cheat Sheet
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|07/16/2019 - 07:37||
World Bank Supports Recovery Efforts for Cyclone-Affected People in Zimbabwe
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2019— The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a $72 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) Crisis Response Window (CRW) to the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project (ZIRP). The financing will help mitigate the impact of Cyclone Idai on the most affected communities of Zimbabwe and lay a foundation for regional recovery and longer-term resilience.
|07/16/2019 - 07:19||
We are Cartoon Network Parties @LISBOA
The Cartoon Network entertainment brand to launch a new initiative this summer: the We Are Cartoon Network Parties are coming to Portugal.
|07/15/2019 - 09:24||
NIIT to offer Software Entrepreneurship program along with University of Nigeria Nsukka
Nigeria, July 15, 2009: NIIT Ltd, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer has entered into an alliance with ‘University of Nigeria Nsukka’ to offer Software Entrepreneurship program to its students.
|07/08/2019 - 09:40||
Air Products to Highlight Reliable and Efficient Medical Gas Supply at ASHE Annual Conference
News ReleaseAir Products to Highlight Reliable and Efficient Medical Gas Supply at ASHE Annual Conference.
|07/08/2019 - 08:25||
Media Advisory: Transparency International to release Africa corruption survey on 11 July, 2019
As government ministers, development professionals and civil society gather at the United Nations in New York for the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 9 – 19 July 2019, Transparency International will release Global Corruption Barometer – Africa, the largest, most detailed survey of citizen views on corruption and experiences of bribery in Africa.
|07/03/2019 - 11:48||
Southern Africa local government meets
CLGF’s recent Southern Africa Regional Conference has attracted praise from members and participants alike.
|06/26/2019 - 15:31||
UNIVERAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP SIGNS IDRIS ELBA TO GLOBAL PUBLISHING DEAL
LONDON, June 26, 2019 – Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global publishing company, today announced that multitalented artist Idris Elba has been signed to an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement.
|06/26/2019 - 14:02||
Air Products Awarded Contract to Supply MEMC Koreas New 300mm Silicon Wafer Fab in Cheonan, South Korea
News ReleaseAir Products Awarded Contract to Supply MEMC Korea’s New 300mm Silicon Wafer Fab in Cheonan, South Korea.
|06/25/2019 - 14:55||
USAFE AFAFRICA hosts force development event for African, European partners
Ghana air force delegates pose for a photo inside a C-130J Super Hercules during the African-European Partnership Flight on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 17 - 21, 2019. This multilateral military-to-military security cooperation event is intended to strengthen U.S. strategic partnerships with key countries in Europe and Africa.
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|06/25/2019 - 11:15||
NIH launches large TB prevention trial for people exposed to multidrug-resistant TB
The study is comparing the safety and efficacy of a new MDR-TB drug, delamanid, with the decades-old TB drug isoniazid for preventing active MDR-TB disease in children, adolescents and adults at high risk who are exposed to adult household members with MDR-TB. Study participants are at high risk for MDR-TB because they either have latent TB infection, immune systems suppressed by HIV or other factors, or are younger than age 5 years and therefore have a weak immune system.
|06/21/2019 - 08:46||
Vodacom Group sells its enterprise focused operations in three markets to Synergy Communications
Johannesburg – 21 June 2019. Vodacom Group today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Synergy Communications, who will acquire 100% of Vodacom Business Africa’s (VBA) operations in Nigeria, Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire. The two entities are in the process of concluding the acquisitions, which are subject to the approval of the regulatory authorities within these markets.
|06/21/2019 - 04:51||
Over 100 million worth of fake food and drinks seized in latest Europol-INTERPOL operation
More than €100 million worth of potentially dangerous food and drinks was seized in the latest Operation OPSON, coordinated by Europol’s Intellectual Property Crime Coordination Centre and INTERPOL. 672 individuals were arrested so far, with investigations ongoing in many countries.
|06/21/2019 - 04:17||
African academics collaborate on Cambridge Research Office programme
Academics from across sub-Saharan Africa gathered in Cambridge this week to share knowledge and attend talks on how to build greater capacity in their research support offices.
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|06/20/2019 - 14:00||
Host Analytics and OneCloud Announce Partnership Allowing Improved Integration with Financial Applications for Customers
Redwood City, CA and New York, NY – June 20, 2019 – Host Analytics, the leading provider of connected financial planning and close solutions, and OneCloud, the leader in performance management and business intelligence integration, today announced a partnership and new capabilities to enhance connectivity for the office of finance. This partnership builds upon the strong partner ecosystem Host Analytics has built to enhance results for its customers.
|06/19/2019 - 11:54||
Globalstar Announces the Successful Completion of MSS and Terrestrial Authorizations Across Africa, Covering a Population in Excess of 100 Million
Globalstar’s satellite services combined with these flexible new terrestrial authorizations enable it to offer unique communications solutions in regions that have historically presented complex network deployment problems. Globalstar’s team is now pursuing multiple private LTE opportunities across these licensed markets that are home to thousands of major oil & gas, mining, agricultural, industrial, and conservation operations.
|06/18/2019 - 16:58||
The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announced that MIT D-Lab has won the
National Design Award in the Corporate and Institutional Achievement category. Nominations were solicited from leading designers, educators, journalists, cultural figures, corporate leaders, and design enthusiasts from every U.S. state.