Category: World

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Give Keynote at C40 World Mayors Summit

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, co-author of the Green New Deal framework, will join C40 Cities as a keynote speaker at the C40 World Mayors Summit this October 9-12 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Through her advocacy for the proposed Green New Deal, Representative Ocasio-Cortez has been a vocal supporter for strong, ambitious, and inclusive climate…

Rising Anxiety Over Impact of No-Deal Brexit on Britain’s Passport Power

With just nine weeks to go until the 31 October Brexit deadline, Brits are becoming increasingly concerned about the potential decline in their passport power. As millions return from their visa-free summer holidays abroad, and the more than five million British passport holders living permanently outside the UK anxiously consider their alternative citizenship options, there…

Englishman, Jack Heslewood Emerges 2019 Mr World Winner

Mr World England, Jack Heslewood, from Bishop Stortford, has won the coveted title of Mr World 2019 to become the ‘World’s most desirable man’. Presented by Philippine actress, model, television presenter and former Miss World Megan Young and TV personality Mikael Daez, the grand finale was held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, one of Asia’s…

Accor Accelerates Expansion Plan in Nigeria

A world-leading augmented hospitality group, Accor, is cementing its stronghold in Nigeria having signed its first Novotel property in the country’s largest city, Lagos. The Group has inked a management agreement with Nigerian conglomerate, the Ekulo Group of Companies, to manage the 170-key Novotel Victoria Island Lagos, a modern hotel with a prime location in…

Nigeria, Others Want Israel Sanctioned

At the UN Human Rights Council meeting on Monday in Geneva, African countries called on the international community to end its double standards and hold Israel accountable for its continued violations of Palestinian human rights. By overlooking Israel’s consistent refusal to comply with international law and UN resolutions, the international community is practicing double standards.…

ERM Advanced Telematics Enters IoT Market

International automotive technology supplier ERM Advanced Telematics, whose products are installed in more than 5 million vehicles worldwide, is expanding its activities from telematics solutions for locating and tracking vehicles, drivers and passengers, to a complimentary field of IoT (Internet of Things). The company is introducing its IoTLink line of products, which is based on…

Palestinian Author For Ground-breaking Tour in Kenya

From June 25 to July 3, 2019, Palestinian author, Ramzy Baroud, will be in Kenya for a ground-breaking tour to discuss his latest book, The Last Earth (Pluto, 2018) at various venues across Nairobi, the country’s capital. The book tells the stories of dispossession, exile and loss of ordinary Palestinians – but it is also…

Sepio Systems Partners Johnson Controls on Cyber-Security

Sepio Systems, which is disrupting the cyber-security industry by uncovering hidden hardware attacks, is gaining momentum in the U.S. after adding an important new customer and channel partner – the Integrated Security Solutions business unit of Johnson Controls, and strengthening its advisory board. Sepio offers the world’s first end-to-end solution that detects and mitigates hardware-based…