Samsung Announces Samsung Kids Galaxy Tablet 7.0” – THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE Edition

Samsung Kids Galaxy Tablet

As the newest family member of the Samsung Kids Galaxy Tablet line, THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE Edition allows users to become a master of playtime To celebrate the new big-screen animated adventure THE LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE coming to theaters on Sept. 22, from Warner Bros. Pictures, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. …

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Technology vital for small nations to meet development goals, Lesotho’s Prime Minister tells UN

Prime Minister Thomas Motsoahae Thabane of the Kingdom of Lesotho addresses the general debate of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Cia Pak

His Excellency Thomas Motsoahae Thabane, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho

Small countries, especially those in Africa, should be empowered with technologies to deal with and adapt to climate change challenges, as well as meet their development goals, the Prime Minister of Lesotho told the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level debate today. “Attainment of sustainable development will elude us if there …

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Talk of African renaissance ‘misplaced and premature,’ Eritrea tells UN Assembly

Osman Mohammed Saleh, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Eritrea, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-second session. UN Photo/Cia Pak

Africa remains the most marginalized of all continents, and therefore talk of an ‘African Renaissance’ and of ‘fastest growing economies’ is misplaced and premature, Eritrea’s top foreign affairs official told the United Nations General Assembly today. “We should not flatter ourselves, or allow others to flatter us,” said Minister for …

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Launching of the new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa


Deadline for startups to submit their projects on is the 22nd of October For the 40th birthday of Proparco, the subsidiary of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD, French Development Agency) ( focused on private sector, AFD, Bpifrance ( and the La French Tech ( have launched on 19 …

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Hitachi Introduces Hitachi Vantara: A New Digital Company Committed to Solving the World’s Toughest Business and Societal Challenges


Company Formed to Help Customers Achieve Unprecedented Outcomes by Tapping the Full Potential of Their Data Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) has launched Hitachi Vantara, a new business entity to leverage the broad portfolio of innovation, development and experience from across Hitachi Group companies to deliver data-driven solutions for commercial and …

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Act now to realize women’s economic rights: UN Secretary-General

UN Secretary-General António Guterres (center) speaking at a high-level event on women's economic empowerment

It is time to take “concrete measures” to realize gender equality and women’s rights in the economy, the UN Secretary-General said in New York on Tuesday. António Guterres was speaking at a roundtable discussion looking at actions and commitments needed to bring about women’s economic empowerment, held on the sidelines …

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Assisting African countries make the most of their commodities is ECA’s key priority says Karingi


The petrochemicals sector has a huge potential to contribute to Africa’s industrialization, especially given the continent’s endowment in crude oil and natural liquid gas, which are increasingly being discovered in IGAD countries Assisting African countries to make the most of their commodities, particularly in industrializing to promote growth, job creation …

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USTDA connects U.S. energy industry to business opportunities in South Africa


This pilot project was submitted through USTDA’s previous proposal window for energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Solafrica Energy (Pty) Ltd., a developer of utility-scale solar power plants in Southern Africa, for a pilot project that demonstrates the performance of an …

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