‘Why I Do the Job of a Ragpicker’: Artist Who has Recycled 19 Tonnes Plastic Waste

Chennai-based artist B Gowtham was upset with the rubbish surrounding his neighbourhood and strewn across his city. The amount of pollution piling up every day and the irresponsible behaviour of residents made him feel terrible for the environment and nature. “I felt like Earth was being turned into a dump yard. People somehow have no … Continue reading “‘Why I Do the Job of a Ragpicker’: Artist Who has Recycled 19 Tonnes Plastic Waste”

Dans l’hémisphère sud, le mercure s’emballe

Des températures très élevées sont enregistrées dans l’hémisphère sud, où c’est l’été austral. Ces records ne sont autres que le signe du réchauffement climatique. Et entraînent des conséquences multiples. 42, 45, 50… Non, ce ne sont pas les numéros gagnants du Loto. Mais des records de chaleur. Ceux-ci ont été battus dans l’hémisphère sud ces … Continue reading “Dans l’hémisphère sud, le mercure s’emballe”

Swiss Tech Major, FERRONATO KGS GROUP, Launches Metallised Lifestyle Smart Accessories Brand At EXPO 2020 DUBAI

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Swiss technology company FERRONATO KGS GROUP, which specialises in industrial metallised fabrics, forayed into lifestyle domain with the global launch of a new smart accessories brand – FERRONATO – at the Swiss Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai. “We have always been acknowledged for its focus on innovation tech and the new … Continue reading “Swiss Tech Major, FERRONATO KGS GROUP, Launches Metallised Lifestyle Smart Accessories Brand At EXPO 2020 DUBAI”

Poly and Microsoft Teams Rooms Studio Kits Bring Equity and Ease to Hybrid Work for Any Room Size

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, (AETOSWire) – Poly (NYSE: POLY), a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, has unveiled its updated Poly Room Solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms. This new lineup of Poly Studio Kits, offer premium audio and video for focus, small, medium, and large rooms, and feature Poly DirectorAI technology. Poly … Continue reading “Poly and Microsoft Teams Rooms Studio Kits Bring Equity and Ease to Hybrid Work for Any Room Size”

Dabur Amla Hair Oil’s hair donation drive at UAE School collects over 100 packets

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Reiterating its commitment towards bringing a meaningful change in the lives of cancer patients, Dabur Amla, the No. 1 Hair Oil brand in the Middle East recently culminated its month-long hair donation campaign with five leading schools in the UAE. Launched in October 2020 encouraging women to donate hair in support … Continue reading “Dabur Amla Hair Oil’s hair donation drive at UAE School collects over 100 packets”

Les rhinolophes, la batwoman et son parti

« Science sans conscience n’est que ruine de l’âme. » François Rabelais, Pantagruel, 1532. Introduction C’est à la fin de l’année 2002 que le SARS-CoV s’était déclaré à Foshan (près de Canton) et à Hong-Kong. Le virus avait touché huit mille personnes réparties dans 29 pays avec une mortalité de 10 %. Comme les chercheurs … Continue reading “Les rhinolophes, la batwoman et son parti”

Bousculade mortelle lors d’un match de la CAN, une enquête ouverte

Un mouvement de foule a fait huit morts et une quarantaine de blessés dans la soirée du 24 janvier devant le stade de Yaoundé accueillant le match opposant le Cameroun aux Comores, pour le huitième de finale de la Coupe d’Afrique des nations (CAN). Selon le ministère de la Santé, la bousculade s’est produite à l’entrée sud du … Continue reading “Bousculade mortelle lors d’un match de la CAN, une enquête ouverte”

‘Continue to Labor Towards Those Sunlit Uplands’, by Chris Roberts

Morris van de Camp is a frequent contributor to Counter-Currents, where he writes mostly about American history. His essays and reviews are always insightful and are often a refreshing break from horse-race politics and cultural esoterica. In this interview — the first he has ever given — he discusses religion, self-improvement, South Africa, the Civil…

Vaccins et traitements Covid19. nous devons avoir accès aux données brutes, immédiatement

Peter Doshi, Fiona Godlee, Kamran Abbasi − Le 19 janvier 2022 − Source British Medical Journal Dans les pages du BMJ, il y a dix ans, en plein milieu d’une autre pandémie, on apprenait que les gouvernements du monde entier avaient dépensé des milliards de dollars pour stocker des antiviraux contre la grippe dont il … Continue reading “Vaccins et traitements Covid19. nous devons avoir accès aux données brutes, immédiatement”

Bioéthique : cœur de porc greffé sur un homme, quand les technologies abolissent les limites du vivant

L’équipe de l’école de médecine de l’université du Maryland, à Baltimore (États-Unis), implante un cœur de cochon génétiquement dans la poitrine de David Bennett, 57 ans. École de médecine de l’université du MarylandAu moment où il est tant question, dans le contexte de la pandémie de Covid-19, de vaccins à ARN messager, la transplantation d’un … Continue reading “Bioéthique : cœur de porc greffé sur un homme, quand les technologies abolissent les limites du vivant”

Togo – European Union New Partnership Framework and Renewed Financial Commitment

LOMÉ, Togo–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– An official ceremony to present and launch the 2021-2027 Joint Multiyear Programming Document (DCP) was held in Lomé on January12 at the 2022,headquarters of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Cooperation. Adopted on December 16 2021, the Joint Programming Document was developed in an inclusive approach with the European Union, Germany and … Continue reading “Togo – European Union New Partnership Framework and Renewed Financial Commitment”

Hikma signs license agreement with Medicine Patent Pool for molnupiravir

Improving patients’ access to an important COVID-19 medicine in the region London, United Kingdom, (AETOSWire) – Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma), the multinational pharmaceutical company, announces that it has entered into a license agreement with Medicine Patent Pool (MPP) for molnupiravir, MSD’s investigational oral COVID-19 antiviral medicine, in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. … Continue reading “Hikma signs license agreement with Medicine Patent Pool for molnupiravir”

Alturki builds on its commitment to localization by participating in the 2022 IKTVA Forum and Exhibition as a Diamond Sponsor

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, (AETOSWire): Alturki Holding has committed to participate in the next IKTVA Forum and Exhibition as a Diamond Sponsor. The Forum, which runs from January 24-26, 2022, at the Dhahran Exhibition Center, is a content localization initiative by Saudi Aramco, designed to drive increased investment, job creation, research and development, and local supply … Continue reading “Alturki builds on its commitment to localization by participating in the 2022 IKTVA Forum and Exhibition as a Diamond Sponsor”

The world needs smarter policies for the carbon transition to succeed, Crescent Petroleum CEO tells Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week panel.

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire) — The energy supply crunch in Europe, Asia and the US this past year has underscored the need for smarter carbon-transition policy, Majid Jafar, the CEO of Crescent Petroleum, the oldest private oil & gas company in the Middle East, told industry and policy leaders gathered for a virtual panel … Continue reading “The world needs smarter policies for the carbon transition to succeed, Crescent Petroleum CEO tells Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week panel.”

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, presented awards to the 10 winners of the 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize yesterday. The Prize’s Awards Ceremony coincided with the start of the 2022 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). The ceremony was also attended … Continue reading “Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize”

AFC Raises $400 Million in Syndicated Loan for Critical Infrastructure in Africa

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Africa Finance Corporation, Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, has raised USD$400 million in a new syndicated loan to support the post-pandemic recovery through critical development of infrastructure. The three-year facility – the first from AFC since 2018 – was increased from an initial target of USD$300 million as strong interest from investors … Continue reading “AFC Raises $400 Million in Syndicated Loan for Critical Infrastructure in Africa”

UN declares healthy environment a human right—now what?

This past fall, the United Nations Human Rights Council declared a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment to be a human right. (The US does not currently have a seat on the Council, and China, India, Japan and the Russian Federation all abstained from the vote.) Moreover, through a second Council resolution, the post of Special … Continue reading “UN declares healthy environment a human right—now what?”

Ebola: Shattering the Lies and the Fakery

Once again, the virus is the cover story by Jon RappoportNoMoreFakeNews We’re warned, now and then, that a new Ebola outbreak might be spreading. It’s one of those Coming Attractions in the theater that shows one virus movie after another. In this case, the fear-hook is the bleeding symptom. It makes people cower in the … Continue reading “Ebola: Shattering the Lies and the Fakery”

UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Names Fourth Cycle Awardees

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire) :The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) announced the winners of its fourth cycle grant during a ceremony held at Expo 2020 Dubai under patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. Each recipient will receive US$1.5 … Continue reading “UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Names Fourth Cycle Awardees”

CAN 2021: the 100% Web Media Sport News Africa Launches the First Fully Pan-african Fantasy League

The 100% web-based sports media Sport News Africa (SNA) announces the official launch of its pan-African fantasy league, a first for the continent. The league will offer players the opportunity to compete online and free of charge, via the African Fantasy Stars by Sport News Africa platform, in a mode similar to the soccer matches … Continue reading “CAN 2021: the 100% Web Media Sport News Africa Launches the First Fully Pan-african Fantasy League”

Contaminations, hospitalisations : l’Institut Pasteur révèle les conséquences à venir du pari de Macron

Dans une récente mise à jour de ses prévisions, l’institut Pasteur estime que nous pourrions atteindre jusqu’à 5200 admissions quotidiennes à l’hôpital et 32 000 hospitalisations totales. Un scénario perçu comme moins catastrophique que prévu par certains, mais qui annonce pourtant une pression extrême sur l’hôpital du fait du pari imposé par le gouvernement. Depuis … Continue reading “Contaminations, hospitalisations : l’Institut Pasteur révèle les conséquences à venir du pari de Macron”

Tribune. Solidarité avec le soulèvement au Kazakhstan

Nous republions une tribune internationale en soutien aux manifestations au Kazakhstan rédigée par Paul Murphy, député de Solidarity en Irlande, et signée par des militants de nombreux pays. Nous, socialistes, syndicalistes, militants pour les droits de l’Homme, militants anti-militaristes et organisations, avons vu le soulèvement au Kazakhstan depuis le 2 janvier 2022 avec un sentiment … Continue reading “Tribune. Solidarité avec le soulèvement au Kazakhstan”

Halwa Dagine on Sankranti: Pune Shop Makes The Most Stunning Sugar Jewellery

Anjali Atul Padhye remembers sitting with several tiny white sugar beads in her lap while gazing fondly at her mother as she intricately weaved the beads into jewellery. A 13-year-old Anjali was overwhelmed by the process at the time. But having made ‘halwa dagine’ or ‘halwyache dagine’ (sugar jewellery) for 25 years now, she has … Continue reading “Halwa Dagine on Sankranti: Pune Shop Makes The Most Stunning Sugar Jewellery”

Omicron : les problèmes que pose un variant trois fois moins sévère, mais deux fois plus transmissible

Identifié pour la première fois au Botswana et en Afrique du Sud en novembre 2021, le variant Omicron s’est rapidement propagé partout sur la planète. S’il semble entraîner moins de formes sévères que les précédents variants du SARS-CoV-2, il est beaucoup plus transmissible, ce qui fait peser un risque important sur les hôpitaux. Épidémiologiste et … Continue reading “Omicron : les problèmes que pose un variant trois fois moins sévère, mais deux fois plus transmissible”

Dana Gas & Crescent Petroleum achieve 50% gas production growth in KRI over past 3 years

Gas production from Khor Mor field reaches record 452 MMsscf/d, a 50% increase in production since 2018 Expansion project underway to achieve an additional 55% increase to 700 MMscf/d by next year  Sharjah, United Arab Emirates – (AETOSWire) : Dana Gas, the Middle East’s leading publicly listed regional natural gas company, and its partner, Crescent Petroleum, … Continue reading “Dana Gas & Crescent Petroleum achieve 50% gas production growth in KRI over past 3 years”

Acronis appoints Michael Callahan as Chief Marketing Officer

With more than 20 years of security marketing experience, Callahan will focus on extending Acronis’ industry leadership in cyber protection for service providers and enterprise organizations Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (AETOSWire) – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the appointment of Michael Callahan as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Callahan joins the team … Continue reading “Acronis appoints Michael Callahan as Chief Marketing Officer”

Un violon africain ? Une nouvelle étude détermine quels bois locaux pourraient servir à sa fabrication

Les deux violons conçus par les chercheurs. Martina MeinckenLes bois de résonance sont des essences qui possèdent certaines caractéristiques recherchées les rendant propres à la fabrication d’instruments de musique, comme les bois ou les instruments à cordes – par exemple une flûte ou un violon. Tout bon bois de résonance doit être coupé radialement, ce … Continue reading “Un violon africain ? Une nouvelle étude détermine quels bois locaux pourraient servir à sa fabrication”

Israël. Le gage d’un parti islamiste à la droite sioniste

Mansour Abbas, Palestinien d’Israël membre de la coalition gouvernementale, a brisé le 21 décembre 2021 un tabou vieux de plus de 70 ans en reconnaissant officiellement le caractère juif d’Israël. Le chef du parti islamiste Ra’am cherche à changer la nature des relations entre Israël et sa population palestinienne. Les propos sont sans ambiguïté : « Israël est né … Continue reading “Israël. Le gage d’un parti islamiste à la droite sioniste”

Combattre la pandémie à coups de doses de rappel n’est pas une stratégie viable, selon l’OMS

«Une stratégie de vaccination basée sur des rappels répétés [des premiers vaccins] a peu de chances d’être appropriée ou viable», indique ce 11 janvier dans un communiqué un groupe d’experts de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) en charge de superviser les vaccins contre le coronavirus. Aussi, ces spécialistes considèrent «que des vaccins contre le Covid-19 … Continue reading “Combattre la pandémie à coups de doses de rappel n’est pas une stratégie viable, selon l’OMS”

Arzan Wealth Achieves Successful Exit of a Medical Technology Campus in USA

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire): Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised its client on the sale of the Medical Technology Campus of Glaukos Corporation(“The Property”) located in a highly desirable part of Orange County, California, USA, achieving … Continue reading “Arzan Wealth Achieves Successful Exit of a Medical Technology Campus in USA”

Égypte. Alaa Abdel Fattah : « Nous n’avons pas été vaincus »

Alaa Abdel Fattah a été condamné en décembre 2020 à cinq ans de prison par des juges aux ordres. Militant de la défense des droits humains, il a lutté pour une Égypte démocratique et libre. Ses amis ont regroupé ses principaux textes, pour la plupart écrits en prison. Orient XXI et l’Iremmo organisent un débat en … Continue reading “Égypte. Alaa Abdel Fattah : « Nous n’avons pas été vaincus »”

E-commerce Sector to Boost Cosmetic and Skincare Market Growth

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire): Beauty and e-commerce have historically gone hand-in-hand, making it easier for customers to purchase products online without having to step foot in a store, and for both luxury and drugstore brands to increase their outreach and market to potential customers. The global cosmetics and skincare market was valued at USD … Continue reading “E-commerce Sector to Boost Cosmetic and Skincare Market Growth”

Hologic Adds Aptima SARS-CoV-2 Assay to its Global Access Initiative in Resource-Limited Countries

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announces the addition of the Aptima® SARS-CoV-2 assay to its Global Access Initiative (GAI), a program designed to expand access to critical diagnostic testing in resource-limited countries. As a global leader in diagnostics, Hologic launched the GAI at the 2018 International AIDS Conference with a breakthrough all-inclusive pricing … Continue reading “Hologic Adds Aptima SARS-CoV-2 Assay to its Global Access Initiative in Resource-Limited Countries”

CE-Ventures leads Pre-Series B Round of revolutionary Ayurvedic platform NirogStreet

Ayurveda market is projected to reach US$ 9.5 billion by 2024 Funds to support NirogStreet to become the global technology brand in Ayurveda Healthcare DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – (AETOSWire) The rising threat of the Covid-19 Omicron variant has once again prompted countries in the Middle East and globally to focus on preventive healthcare, with … Continue reading “CE-Ventures leads Pre-Series B Round of revolutionary Ayurvedic platform NirogStreet”

40% Cheaper, Fast Charging: Can Sodium-Ion Replace Li-Ion Batteries in EVs?

Can sodium-ion batteries replace their lithium-ion counterparts in India’s quest for greater adoption of electric mobility? Latest developments in the electric vehicle (EV) sector seem to suggest that this is possible. Conglomerates like Reliance Industries and startups like the Pune-based Sentient Labs, Roorkee-based Indi Energy and Sodion Energy in Coimbatore are making real strides in … Continue reading “40% Cheaper, Fast Charging: Can Sodium-Ion Replace Li-Ion Batteries in EVs?”

Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier, whose representation of Black people in film helped change racist perceptions, dies at 94

‘This gentleman knew how to walk tall’Originally published on Global VoicesSidney Poitier at the 38th Charlie Chaplin Award gala, held at the Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center in New York City on May 2, 2011. Photo by Tamara Dunn on Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Hollywood royalty and elder statesman of the silver screen, … Continue reading “Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier, whose representation of Black people in film helped change racist perceptions, dies at 94”

Jacob Zuma, figure centrale d’un rapport sur la corruption en Afrique du Sud

Après quatre ans de travail, une commission d’enquête sur la corruption endémique qui a marqué le mandat de l’ancien chef de l’État Jacob Zuma a rendu le premier volet de son rapport au président Cyril Ramaphosa le 4 janvier. Depuis, l’émotion et la colère sont vives dans les pages de la presse sud-africaine.

Macron : « l’infirmité du chef »

CHRONIQUE – « En aucun temps, et dans aucun domaine, ce que l’infirmité du chef a en soi d’irrémédiable ne saurait être compensé par la valeur de l’institution ». Le général de Gaulle l’écrivait dans ses Mémoires d’espoir. La véracité de son affirmation vient d’être apportée par M. Macron. Cette fois-ci, le masque est tombé … Continue reading “Macron : « l’infirmité du chef »”

Béchir Ben Yahmed, mémoires d’un homme d’influence

Le fondateur de Jeune Afrique et son animateur pendant plus d’un demi-siècle appartient à la génération des artisans des indépendances africaines. Décédé en mai 2021, « BBY », comme l’avaient surnommé ses collaborateurs, a laissé des mémoires posthumes dont le titre J’assume se veut sans doute un défi aux polémiques qui ont accompagné sa carrière. Originaire de Djerba, … Continue reading “Béchir Ben Yahmed, mémoires d’un homme d’influence”

‘Up-to-Date’ Shots Replacing Term ‘Fully Vaccinated,’ Fauci Says

The language around what constitutes fully vaccinated against Covid-19 is being replaced, in the strongest indication by White House chief medical adviser Anthony S. Fauci that two shots of a messenger RNA vaccine fall short of protection amid the highly transmissible omicron variant. [Actually, mRNA effectiveness for infection was already deep in the negative long … Continue reading “‘Up-to-Date’ Shots Replacing Term ‘Fully Vaccinated,’ Fauci Says”

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Capital Markets Day to be Held January 18, 2022

ATLANTA & JOHANNESBURG–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) are pleased to invite you to CCBA’s Capital Markets Day (CMD) to be held January 18, 2022, which will cover an overview of CCBA and its operating markets, its strategic imperatives and select financial information. CCBA is the largest bottler of non-alcoholic ready … Continue reading “Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Capital Markets Day to be Held January 18, 2022”

Spectacular #RAKNYE 2022 fireworks show sets two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ titles, mesmerising thousands of visitors

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: Welcoming hundreds of thousands of spectators from around the world, the Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations (#RAKNYE 2022) dazzled all with a never-before-seen fireworks display that smashed two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ titles.   Rising majestically from the Arabian Gulf, the fireworks display featured innovative pyrotechnic performances spanning … Continue reading “Spectacular #RAKNYE 2022 fireworks show sets two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ titles, mesmerising thousands of visitors”

Lord of Sipán’s Exhibition Showcases the Extraordinary Legacy of Peru in Expo 2020 Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– The Commission for the Promotion of Peru (PROMPERÚ) announced that the Peru Pavilion installed at Expo 2020 Dubai is dazzling the world with the temporary exhibition called “The Mochicas, masters of the desert.” Here, international visitors can witness the replicas of the Lord of Sipán and the Old Lord of … Continue reading “Lord of Sipán’s Exhibition Showcases the Extraordinary Legacy of Peru in Expo 2020 Dubai”

FTFT Subsidiary Launches Cryptocurrency Market Data Platform FTFTX

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – (AETOSWire) Future FinTech Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FTFT) (“hereinafter referred to as “Future FinTech”, “FTFT” or “the Company”), a leading blockchain-based e-commerce business and a fintech service provider, announced today that its subsidiary, FTFT Capital Investments LLC (“FTFT Capital”) has launched FTFTX, an innovative global cryptocurrency market data platform that provides institutional and individual investors … Continue reading “FTFT Subsidiary Launches Cryptocurrency Market Data Platform FTFTX”

Pourquoi Omicron pourrait être le dernier variant « préoccupant »

La question de savoir si les virus sont vivants reste controversée mais, comme tous les êtres vivants toutefois, ils évoluent. Ce fait est apparu très clairement au cours de la pandémie, avec l’émergence régulière de nouveaux variants préoccupants venant bousculer l’actualité. Certains de ces variants se sont révélés plus efficaces que d’autres pour se propager … Continue reading “Pourquoi Omicron pourrait être le dernier variant « préoccupant »”

Plus d’un million de cas en une journée : record mondial de contaminations au Covid aux Etats-Unis

Les Etats-Unis, confrontés à une cinquième vague de Covid-19 alimentée par le variant Omicron, ont enregistré un record mondial de plus d’un million de cas quotidiens le 3 janvier, selon le bilan de l’Université Johns Hopkins. Le pays a enregistré un pic avec 1 080 211 nouveaux cas sur la journée. Principal conseiller de la Maison … Continue reading “Plus d’un million de cas en une journée : record mondial de contaminations au Covid aux Etats-Unis”