iSON Xperiences
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iSON Xperiences announces leadership transition with appointment of Vitul Kwatra as Global Chief Executive Officer

iSON Xperiences is steadfast in its confidence that under Vitul's leadership, clients, business partners, and employees can expect the same level of passion, commitment, and support

iSON Xperiences (https://iSONXperiences.com/), a global leader in Customer Experience Management (CXM) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) announced the appointment of Vitul Kwatra as its incoming Global Chief Executive Officer, effective this month. Vitul Kwatra succeeds Pravin Kumar, who has served as Global CEO since the company's founding in 2011. A…

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Permanent Representation in Burkina Faso Celebrates the 49th Anniversary of ECOWAS

The Acting ECOWAS Resident Representative in Burkina Faso, His Excellency Francis Chuks Njoaguani, spoke of the challenges of regional integration and community development

On Saturday 15 June 2024, the ECOWAS Permanent Representation in Burkina Faso celebrated the 49th anniversary of the regional institution at its offices. The delayed commemoration was attended by staff from ECOWAS agencies based in Ouagadougou and their families, as well as members of staff from the West African Health…

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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Launched “More Than a Mother” animation film to mark World Infertility Awareness Month through online World Infertility Awareness Summit (WIAS) 2024

This summit is conducted annually to mark the world fertility awareness month and raise awareness about infertility stigma, male infertility and infertility prevention in Africa and beyond

Watch “More Than a Mother” animation film here: https://apo-opa.co/3Xwtha6. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KgaA Germany and Africa Reproductive Care society (ARCS) together conducted the Third Edition of “World Infertility Awareness Summit (WIAS) 2024”. The Summit was co-chaired by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and…

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Breaking Barriers: A Refugee Mother's Journey of Resilience and determination

Poni is one of the few refugee women working on construction sites as a mason

Displaced by war, Poni Grace, a 23-year-old South Sudanese refugee living in Imvempi Refugee Settlement in Terego district in Uganda, experienced a journey of hardship and displacement, followed by possibility. Her story is a testament to the unwavering strength found within refugee communities and the transformative power of opportunity. Forced…

Amnesty International
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Republic of Congo: Suspension of Metssa Congo’s activities must be followed by urgent investigation

Metssa Congo, a subsidiary of the Indian company Metssa, had not carried out any environmental impact assessment before setting up in 2013, in violation of Congolese law

Responding to the Congolese Ministry of the Environment’s total suspension of Metssa Congo’s operations until further notice because of the major risk its recycling plant poses to health and the environment, Samira Daoud, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for West and Central Africa, said: “We welcome the decision to suspend Metssa Congo’s operations…

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Deliveries by drone: The technology making childbirth safer for refugees in Rwanda

This life-saving initiative came after Save the Children renovated the medical centre at Mahama Refugee Camp in eastern Rwanda near the Tanzania border

Drones delivering blood have revolutionised medical care for women giving birth at Rwanda’s largest refugee camp who no longer need to travel for hours to receive specialist care, Save the Children said. This life-saving initiative came after Save the Children renovated the medical centre at Mahama Refugee Camp in eastern Rwanda…

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Synergy for the Future: United Nations and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) united for Sustainable Development in West Africa

The objective of this Regional Forum was primarily to strengthen the partnership for sustainable development

The Government of Côte d’Ivoire, through the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development, launched the annual meeting of the Regional Forum of Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) of West Africa on June 10th, in Abidjan, on the theme: "Strengthening the synergy of actions to accelerate regional integration and sustainable development in West…

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The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Hosts Expert Group Meeting to Review Progress on Boosting Intra-African Trade

This initiative aims to foster seamless trade in goods and services, enhance Africa’s global trade position, and drive sustainable socio-economic development

In a critical step towards bolstering Africa’s economic integration, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with the African Union (AU) is convening an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on 19 June 2024 in Douala, Cameroon. The meeting aims to evaluate and enhance the implementation of the Boosting…

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World Health Organization (WHO) Africa releases groundbreaking guidance to boost fight against sickle cell disease

An estimated 240 000 children on the continent are born with sickle cell disease annually

World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region today released groundbreaking new guidance to help strengthen efforts to address the growing threat of sickle cell disease in the region. Significant for their integrated and holistic approach, the new technical documents offer detailed, actionable strategies and insights to support countries to…

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GE Vernova shares solutions to further strengthen the continent’s power sector at Africa Energy Forum 2024

GE Vernova’s team of industry experts plan to exchange ideas on and share best practices to accelerate the path to more reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for the continent at several sessions at the Africa Energy Forum

As countries across Africa continue addressing their respective energy challenges, requiring diverse solutions for unique situations, GE Vernova Inc. (NYSE: GEV) (www.GEVernova.com) remains committed to keep electrifying and decarbonizing the continent and will be a lead sponsor of the Africa Energy Forum (www.Africa-Energy-Forum.com) taking place in Barcelona, Spain from June 25 - 28, under the…