Category Archives: Business

05May/21

CoinGate wins Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway in Europe 2021 award

Lithuanian-based cryptocurrency payment processor CoinGate has won the Global Brands Award 2021 of Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway in Europe. This year, Global Brands Magazine conducted FinTech awards, which aimed to identify and recognize the significance of exceptional service delivery of various fintech companies and rewarded the best performing ones. An external research team was constituted to evaluate several nominees in the cryptocurrency payment gateway category, from which CoinGate has emerged as victorious. Continue reading

05May/21

BASF Canada and Bullfrog Power launch documentary on Circular Economy to educate Canadians on a more efficient resource management system

BASF Canada and Bullfrog Power have partnered to produce “The Afterlife of Waste”, a documentary on the topic of the circular economy. The informational project aims to educate Canadians on a more efficient resource management system and position circular economy as a key component to capturing the value of plastic waste. Continue reading

04May/21

30th Anniversary of World Press Freedom Day

Lusaka, Zambia, 04 May 2021 /Press Release/ —

By Mthoniswa Banda

AS the world media celebrates 30 years’ anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration which in 1991 adopted the landmark policy of development of a ‘free, independent and pluralistic media’ in all nations, Zambia which boasts of various media forms, has come a long way in achieving this truly free, independent and pluralistic media.
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Zambia – 2021 World Press Freedom Day #PostForThePress

THE 2021 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY COMMEMORATION

Lusaka, Zambia. May 3, 2021 — The Media Liaison Committee, through its World Press Freedom Day local organising committee, is pleased to announce to all journalists, media institutions and other stakeholders that we shall physically commemorate this year’s event on May 3. In Lusaka, the commemoration will also involve a marchpast from the High Court grounds to the Freedom Statue.
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03May/21

The Chilling: Global trends in online violence against women journalists

UNESCO.ORG, 3 April, 2021 — There is nothing virtual about online violence. It has become the new frontline in journalism safety – and women journalists sit at the epicentre of risk. Networked misogyny and gaslighting intersect with racism, religious bigotry, homophobia and other forms of discrimination to threaten women journalists – severely and disproportionately. 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

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

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