06Apr/24

What is an IPO, (Initial Public Offering)

London, April 6, 2024 /Mpelembe News/ —  An IPO, or Initial Public Offering, is the first time a private company offers its shares to the public for purchase on a stock exchange. In simpler terms, it’s when a company decides to go public and sell pieces of ownership (shares) to regular investors like you and me. Continue reading

04Apr/24

Israel is the elephant in world peace room

London, April, 2024 /Mpelembe News/ —

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is often referred to as a major obstacle to peace in the Middle East, and it’s understandable why you see it that way. Here’s how you can explain the idea:

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03Apr/24

Cisco Hybrid Work Study Reveals Companies’ Need to Modernize Offices

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) at Enterprise Connect today unveiled findings from a survey that details how the reality of the in-office experience compares to employee expectations around the globe, and how employers are investing in AI as a transformative tool for workplace collaboration and productivity. Continue reading

03Apr/24

Food fraud is a growing economic and health issue – but AI and blockchain technology can help combat it

Adrian Gepp, Bangor University and Milind Tiwari, Charles Sturt University

A multi-billion pound criminal enterprise lurks amid our supermarket shelves. Food crime not only harms our wallets but threatens public health. It includes activities such as mislabelling a product, replacing a food or ingredient with another substance that is inferior, and even poisoning.

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31Mar/24

Is israel a rogue nation?

BRUSSELS, 31 March 2024 /Mpelembe News/ —

Critics point to Israel’s continued settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, which are seen as violating UN resolutions UN Security Council Resolutions on Israel and the Palestinian territories

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28Mar/24

Why is Jesus often depicted with a six-pack? The muscular messiah reflects Christian values of masculinity

Chris Greenough, Edge Hill University

Have you ever wondered why so many images depicting the crucifixion show Jesus with a very defined, slender and toned body? Either slim, but with a six-pack, or displaying muscles and brawn. While these images are hardly a reflection of what little can be surmised about the historical Jesus, they certainly reflect social and cultural ideas about masculinity and idealised notions of manhood.

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26Mar/24

The Israeli-Palestinian peace process

London, March 26, 2024 /Mpelembe News/ — The Israeli-Palestinian peace process is a complex and unfortunately stalled endeavor. Here’s a simplified breakdown: Continue reading

22Mar/24

California Communities and Nature Thrive Together In New Season of PBS SoCal Environmental Series EARTH FOCUS on April 3 to Kick Off Robust Lineup of Earth Month Content

PBS SoCal, Southern California’s flagship PBS station, today announced a robust Earth Month lineup for April of 2024 including the return of a new season of the award-winning, locally-produced environmental series EARTH FOCUS. The fifth season of the acclaimed series presents fresh perspectives on how nature and communities throughout the state of California can thrive together as well as provides long-term ecological solutions in order to protect the natural world. Continue reading