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The Gambian Ministry of Petroleum and Gambia National Petroleum Company to Participate in MSGBC 2021 Oil, Gas & Power Conference

The Gambian Ministry of Petroleum and Gambia National Petroleum Company to Participate in MSGBC 2021 Oil, Gas & Power Conference

Business, Corporate Stories, Economy, Energy, Oil & Gas
The Gambia’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, together with Gambia National Petroleum Company, have been confirmed as strategic government partners for the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition; Delegations from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and Gambia National Petroleum Company have confirmed that they will speak at the event; Organized by Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com), MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition will take place in Dakar on 2-3 December, 2021. The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Gambia and the Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC) have been confirmed as strategic government partners and speakers for the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition, organize...
Canon to Harness the Power of Imagery to Inspire a World of Change at Expo 2020 Dubai

Canon to Harness the Power of Imagery to Inspire a World of Change at Expo 2020 Dubai

Business, Corporate Stories
Canon is the first official single provider (https://bit.ly/2XTZawP) of printing and imaging solutions at the most digitally connected World Expo ever; Miraisha program empowers young storytellers across Africa by promoting job opportunities and future livelihoods. Canon is an Official Provider of Expo 2020 Dubai and the first company ever to be the single provider of printing and imaging solutions for a World Expo. Canon will use its heritage and expertise in imagery and technology to help create a safe, secure, digitally connected environment and deliver on the promise of Expo 2020 Dubai’s theme of ‘Connecting Minds. Creating the Future.’ As the official printing and imaging solutions provider, Canon will bring to the exhibition highly advanced secure technology to protect the...
UN General Assembly 2021: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres applauds African Development Bank’s global leadership on climate adaptation

UN General Assembly 2021: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres applauds African Development Bank’s global leadership on climate adaptation

Business, Corporate Stories, Finance
Six weeks ahead of this year’s global climate summit (COP26), African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina on Thursday spoke out on the urgent need to finance climate adaptation. He called on the developed world to deliver on its promise of $100 billion per year for climate change. The African Development Bank chief was commenting a day after United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres made his keynote address to the United Nations General Assembly – a speech in which the UN chief spoke of a planet “sleepwalking to disaster.” Guterres sounded alarm bells for a world buffeted by climate change, conflicts, and the global pandemic of Covid-19. He called for “coalitions of solidarity” to address inequality, instability, climate change and what he said ...
“90 minutes with Merck Foundation CEO”, launched as new reporting and engagement tool for their programs

“90 minutes with Merck Foundation CEO”, launched as new reporting and engagement tool for their programs

Business, Corporate Stories
Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, introduces 90 Minutes with Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Merck Foundation CEO as a new reporting and engagement interactive tool with the aim to update and discuss their programs and its impact with media and stakeholders on their Social Media channels. The first live stream will be held on 13th October 2021, through a Videoconference. Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation expressed, “Many of our stakeholders, alumni and media members asked me to start regular live streams on social media so they can ask me questions about our programs and its huge impacts and about myself as an African woman who became one of most Influential in the world. Therefore I decided to start this reporting tool ...
Canon partners with the United Nations for the Global Week to #Act4SDGs, to educate and inspire the next generation to become active changemakers

Canon partners with the United Nations for the Global Week to #Act4SDGs, to educate and inspire the next generation to become active changemakers

Business, Corporate Stories, Innovation
Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com), a global provider of imaging technologies and services, is partnering with the United Nations to take part in the Global Week to #Act4SDGs from the 17th – 28th September. Canon will showcase its commitments to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as featuring in the UN’s ‘Turning Point Dialogue’ interview series to discuss the importance of storytelling to educate and inspire action. The Global Week to #Act4SDGs, which launched in 2017, is designed to flip the script on prevailing global narratives of apathy and fatalism to instead focus on positive messages that can drive actionable change. The week aims to drive inspiration in others through a series of activities including workshops and panel discussions, raising awareness of the work...
Congratulations to CR2’s customer Commercial International Bank Egypt (CIB), Egypt, as they announce a record-breaking performance in Digital Banking

Congratulations to CR2’s customer Commercial International Bank Egypt (CIB), Egypt, as they announce a record-breaking performance in Digital Banking

Business, Corporate Stories, Innovation
CR2 (www.CR2.com) is extremely proud of CIB’s phenomenal growth achieved across its digital banking services. Commercial International Bank Egypt (CIB), Egypt’s leading private sector bank, recently announced exponential growth in its digital banking service for H1 2021, highlighting the success of their long-term digital transformation strategy adopted in 2012. During the period H1 2021, CIB achieved a 116% increase in the number of Mobile Banking transactions and a 34% increase in Online Banking users. CIB Smart Wallet transactions value reached EGP 2.7 billion. Corporate Internet Banking transactions also witnessed significant growth, with transactions increasing by 124% compared with the same period last year. We are proud of the success they have achieved today...
TECNO Establishes Security Response Center, Taking TECNO’s Security Ecosystem to the New Level

TECNO Establishes Security Response Center, Taking TECNO’s Security Ecosystem to the New Level

Business, Corporate Stories, Innovation
TECNO Mobile recently established official security response center (SRC) (bit.ly/3u1eNxV), a platform for cooperation and exchanges between TECNO and security industry experts, researchers and organizations. This remarks a strategic move that reiterates TECNO’s consistent commitment on security and help upgrade TECNO’s security ecosystem to a higher level. TECNO SRC has launched a bug bounty program to encourage external security researchers to submit vulnerabilities detected to the security team, and reporters are entitled to get an up to $7,000 reward based on the evaluation of the impact of vulnerabilities. More than 45 models under TECNO Mobile's four smartphone lines -PHANTOM, CAMON, SPARK and POVA are listed for the bug bounty program. Stephen Ha, general manager of TECNO...
Canon Goes Live! It’s Frontiers of Innovation with Expo 2020

Canon Goes Live! It’s Frontiers of Innovation with Expo 2020

Business, Corporate Stories, Innovation
In continuance with recent Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) announcement on the launch of special LinkedIn live series of “Canon’s Frontiers of Innovation @Expo 2020” that will feature experts from the Middle East and Africa discussing a wide range of topical issues from a regional perspective. Canon together with Expo 2020 Dubai, will host the first special online live series to celebrate the print industry in the region. Join us (https://bit.ly/3CuotnS) to participate in the conversation on dynamic print industry as we are leading up to International Print Day 2021(October 21, 2021). Since its launch five years ago, the lives series has become well known for bringing together the best speakers in the industry for insightful discussions – and the same can be exp...
Reventify Announces October Launch of HR Connect

Reventify Announces October Launch of HR Connect

Corporate Stories
Africa’s leading CV-building platform, Reventify, has announced the upcoming launch of new job seeking platform, HR Connect (https://bit.ly/3nPRPsA). The platform, which will be launched in October 2021, allows jobseekers to build professional relationships and seek advice from HR Managers at large corporations or start-ups directly. Earlier in the year, Reventify (www.Reventify.com) launched a Smart CV builder to help jobseekers create their perfect CVs for each job within 10 minutes. Using the platform’s pre-written sentence starters to list work experience and career summaries, the resume creation process is fast and mobile-friendly. Reventify’s CV templates are modelled after formats that HR Managers most prefer. The templates were created by surveying several HR Managers ac...
Radisson Hotel Group announces a record year in Africa, with 13 hotels and 2,500 rooms signed to date

Radisson Hotel Group announces a record year in Africa, with 13 hotels and 2,500 rooms signed to date

Business, Corporate Stories
Radisson Hotel Group (www.RadissonHotels.com), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is proud to announce a hotel expansion record in Africa with 13 signings to date, translating to a new hotel signed every 20 days. The Group’s expansion drive, adding 2,500 rooms to its African portfolio, includes the announcement of nine hotels in Morocco, the Group’s debut in Djibouti and the introduction of the Radisson Individuals brand in Africa. Adding to this expansion milestone, the Group has also opened five hotels to date this year, including Africa’s second Radisson RED in South Africa and four Radisson Blu resort offerings in Morocco. With additional hotel signings and a further three openings in Africa expected before year end, Radisson Hotel Group remains prudently optimistic regar...