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02May/21

EE customers can now save money off their monthly phone bill and donate to global social causes, in EE’s exclusive partnership with WeAre8

EE, the UK’s largest mobile operator, has partnered with WeAre8 to allow customers to help pay their mobile bills and make a significant social impact in return for watching promotional content from a number of well-known brands. Continue reading

01May/21

African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions pledge US$17 billion to increase food security

Four multilateral development banks and financial institutions pledged close to US$17 billion in financing on Friday during a high-level forum, in a bold bid to address rising hunger on the African continent and to improve food security. Continue reading

28Apr/21

Happy 97th Birthday Kenneth Kaunda

Today is yet another important day as we celebrate the birthday of our nation’s founding father and the First Republican President, Dr Kenneth Kaunda.
As a nation, we admire your fight for freedom that led to the independence of not only the Republic of Zambia but other African nations too. Indeed the story of Africa can not be told without the mention of your name.
Join me in wishing Super Ken a Happy 97th Birthday, good health and many more years.
Zambia Celebrates you.

#SuperKen #CelebratingKaunda #OneZambiaOneNation

Source: Edgar Chagwa Lungu
@EdgarChagwaLungu · Politician

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27Apr/21

Checkpoint: What Does a Global Pandemic Mean for Shoplifting?

When the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus a ‘global pandemic’ on 11 March 2020, governments across the world began restricting the movement of people through social distancing, introducing local and national lockdowns to help slow the spread of the virus. One major result of this reduction in mobility was a vast decline in many types of crime. Continue reading

27Apr/21

Soundtrack Your Brand Founder, CEO & Chairman, Ola Sars, Named To Billboard’s International Power Players 2021 List

Soundtrack Your Brand Founder, CEO & Chairman, Ola Sars, has been named to Billboard’s prestigious 2021 International Power Players list. Each year, Billboard’s International Power Players list recognizes high-achieving music executives whose primary responsibility is outside the United States. Continue reading

27Apr/21

GoCardless launches open banking payments, offering businesses a new alternative to taking one-off payments

GoCardless, a leading fintech for bank-to-bank payments, has today launched Instant Bank Pay, a new open banking feature directly integrated into its global payment platform. With Instant Bank Pay, merchants can take instant, one-off bank-to-bank payments from new and existing customers while still reaping the benefits of bank debit for their recurring payments. Continue reading

27Apr/21

Andersen Named One of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2021 by Forbes

Andersen Corporation has been named a Forbes Best Employer for Diversity 2021. The honorees were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista Inc. – respondents were asked questions regarding the topics of age, gender equality, ethnicity, disability, LGBTQA+ and general diversity concerning their employer. Continue reading

Clean electrification and hydrogen can deliver net-zero by 2050, says global private-sector coalition

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC), a coalition of more than 45 leaders from global energy producers, energy industries, financial institutions and environmental advocates – including ArcelorMittal, Bank of America, BP, Development Research Center of the State Council of China, EBRD, HSBC, Iberdrola, Ørsted, Shell, Tata Group, Volvo Group and the World Resources Institute among others – released two new reports analysing the feasibility of achieving a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) economy by 2050 Continue reading

26Apr/21

Double-Amputee Sprinter Blake Leeper To Appeal World Athletics’ Use Of Racially Discriminatory ‘MASH’ Rule To Ban Him From Competition Against Able-Bodied Athletes

On April 26, 2021, World Athletics denied American double-amputee track-and-field athlete Blake Leeper’s application seeking approval to compete in World Athletics-sanctioned events, including the Olympic Games, while using his new, modified running-specific prosthetics (RSPs), and to have his results listed alongside those of able-bodied athletes. Continue reading