L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC and its Affiliate L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd Enter into an Agreement with a Contract Manufacturing Organization to Manufacture LEAF-1404

KIGALI, Rwanda and VALLEY FORGE, Pennsylvania, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd  (“LEAF Rwanda”) announced today that it has signed a manufacturing agreement with a US Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO), through its United States (US) parent company, L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, to manufacture its first complex generic anticancer medicine, LEAF-1404, under global current good manufacturing […]

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One in four people in Africa pay bribes to access services, survey says

Corruption disproportionately affects the poor and young BERLIN, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The tenth edition of Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Africa, released on African Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International in partnership with Afrobarometer, reveals that more than half of all citizens surveyed in 35 African countries think corruption is getting worse in their country. Fifty-nine per cent of people think their government is doing badly at tackling corruption. Read […]

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Viettel Boosts Government Efficiency And Business Friendliness With New E-Cabinet System

HANOI, Vietnam, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vietnam’s leading telecommunications company Viettel has proudly launched an electronic system which aims to help the Vietnamese government to increase efficiency and improve business friendliness. Dubbed “e-Cabinet”, Viettel tailor-made the system based on the operations and characteristics of the Vietnamese government. The system promises the elimination of the use of paper by securely updating, […]

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“Cover of Future” Boosts Global Awareness on Climate Change with Art

Chairman of HTD Media Joint Stock Company’s board, Artist Nguyen Thi Kim Duc creates “Cover of Future” to reignite the global fight against climate change by featuring its devastating effects. HA NAM, Vietnam, July 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Scientists warn there are only a dozen years before millions of people experience the risks of drought, floods, […]

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Zoomlion Launches All-round Africa Plan to Boost China-Africa Agricultural Cooperation

CHANGSHA, China, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The First China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo, with the theme of “Win-win Cooperation for China-Africa Economic and Trade Partnership,” opened in Changsha, Hunan Province on June 27. More than 10,000 guests from 53 African countries gathered in Changsha to discuss the China-Africa cooperation and development, with the focus […]

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TRACE Awards Two Africa Teams 2019 Prize For Investigative Reporting: Stories Uncover Wartime Corruption and Bribery In Oil Sales

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The TRACE Foundation, a non-profit organization established by TRACE to support projects that encourage greater commercial transparency, last night announced the winners of the 2019 TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting at an award ceremony in Vancouver. The annual award recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial […]

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MackeyRMS Announces Strategic Equity Partnership with Resurgens Technology Partners

Tech-Focused Private Equity Firm Invests in Leading SaaS-Based RMS Provider BOSTON, MA and ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / June 25, 2019 / MackeyRMS, the leading provider of next-generation research management software, today announced that it has received a significant equity investment from Resurgens Technology Partners. The partnership makes MackeyRMS the third FinTech investment in Resurgens’ $200 million […]

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WeRobotics Launches $235,000 Challenge to Solve Social Issues through Drone Data

Unusual Solvers Competition now open to students, scholars, nonprofits, for-profit companies, and innovators globally GENEVA, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — WeRobotics, an organization focused on accelerating the positive impact of robotics solutions through local expertise, today launched the Unusual Solvers Competition to advance the “drones for good” movement globally. The competition, now accepting submissions through August 31, […]

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SALT Announces Its Signature Global Thought Leadership Conference In Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi Global Market, strategic partner of SALT, Supports First-of-Such Conference in the Middle East and Africa that Focuses on Global Collaboration at the Intersection of Finance, Technology and Geopolitics ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On the heels of its successful 10th anniversary flagship conference in Las Vegas, SALT announced […]

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Zoomlion to Showcase “Africa-ready” Agricultural and Construction Equipment at the First Sino-African Trade Expo

CHANGSHA, China, June 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Zoomlion) is exhibiting at the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo (the “Expo”) that will be held from June 27 to 29 in Changsha, Hunan Province, China, highlighting nine agricultural and construction equipment products. The three-day Expo will focus on trade, […]

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