FINANCE & ECONOMY

September 17, 2020

New Report Seeks Repeal, Re-enactment of Cybercrime Act 2015

A new report that explores the state of digital rights and privacy in Nigeria that was launched by Paradigm Initiative, a Pan-African Digital Rights and Inclusion organisation, is seeking for the repeal and re-enactment of the Cybercrime Act 2015, among others.

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September 17, 2020

StarTimes GO Offers Black Friday Sales

StarTimes GO, an e-shopping channel on pay-TV platform StarTimes, has partnered top retail and tech brands to cushion the rising cost of living and help Nigerians meet their household and personal needs at more affordable prices.

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September 17, 2020

Executive Director of GECOL sacked

The President of the General Assembly of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GEOCL), who is also a deputy in the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Abdulsalam Kajman, decided on Wednesday to dismiss newly appointed Executive Director of GECOL, Ibrahim"...

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September 17, 2020

Turkey-Libya Business Council: Turkish exports to Libya could reach $10 billion a year

The Turkey-Libya Business Council Chairman, Murtaza Karanfil, said Tuesday his country's exports to Libya could be increased from 1 billion dollars to 10, telling Anadolu Agency that Libya is now preparing for investments in aviation, infrastructure and other service sectors' projects.

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September 17, 2020

Reviving Nigeria’s Refineries

On Tuesday, September 15th, some persons allegedly hired by a group took to the streets of Port Harcourt in Rivers State to protest against the state of the country’s refineries.

According to them, the non-functioning"...

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September 17, 2020

Takeda Opens New R&D Cell Therapy Manufacturing Facility to Support Expansion of Next-Generation Clinical Programs

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the expansion of its cell therapy manufacturing capabilities with the opening of a new 24,000 square-foot R&D cell therapy manufacturing facility at its R&D headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. The facility provides end-to-end research and development capabilities and will accelerate Takeda’s efforts to develop next-generation cell therapies, initially focused on oncology with potential to expand into other therapeutic areas. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200915005224/en/......

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September 17, 2020

DDoS Attacks Increase by 151% in First Half Of 2020

Neustar, Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today released its latest cyberthreats and trends report which identifies significant shifts in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack patterns in the first half of 2020. Neustar’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) saw a 151% increase in the number of DDoS attacks compared to the same period in 2019. These included the largest and longest attacks that Neustar has ever mitigated at 1.17 Terabits-per-second (Tbps) and 5 days and 18 hours respectively. These figures are representative of the growing number, volume and intensity of network-type......

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September 17, 2020

CGTN: China's First Lady Calls for Gender Equality, End to Poverty

The coronavirus has brought grave challenges to the economic conditions, education, health, employment and rights protection of women who must themselves be lifted out of poverty if mankind is to eliminate poverty overall, Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan told a videoconference on Wednesday.

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September 17, 2020

Preqin Opens New Office in Dubai

Preqin is pleased to announce that it has established a new permanent office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This location marks Preqin’s 12th office opening, and its second in EMEA. Having opened three other new office locations in the past 12 months, the company now employs more"...

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September 17, 2020

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services Announces Acquisition of Middle East/Northern African Based Clinart

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services (CTI), a global, privately held, full-service contract research organization (CRO) announces the acquisition of Clinart, a full-service CRO with nearly 20 years of experience and strong local expertise in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA)"...

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