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December 13, 2018

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Athens Alive Consortium Selects Poseidon as Climate Action Partner

(AETOS Wire) -- The Poseidon Foundation (“Poseidon”) is proud to announce its partnership with Redstone – the investment and strategy firm behind the Athens Alive regeneration project. Redstone and Athens Alive will integrate Poseidon's reduce platform into all phases of their €1.7 billion regeneration project, which will restore and expand the 2004 Calatrava-designed Olympic Athletic Center of Athens (O.A.K.A.). reduce leverages blockchain and AI technologies to empower consumers to effortlessly rebalance their carbon footprints in real time, at point of sale, by making micro-donations to forest conservation. reduce can also integrate into government and corporate structures, and its use in Athens Alive signals the world’s first city quarter development to transparently address the climate impact of its entire lifecycle. As an urban revitalization effort, Athens Alive will bring a new sports, entertainment and leisure hub to the 250-acre site in the city's Northern Business District. Previously the home of the Athens 2004 Olympic......

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December 13, 2018

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2018 a Year of Recognition for Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions announced some of the many accolades won in 2018. The Forbes Digital 100 list which ranks the top 100 public companies that are shaping the digital economy placed Tech Mahindra at # 15 - the top non-US company in its 2018 listings. Tech Mahindra continues to retain its position in the Forbes Asia 50 list joined last year, was recognized as a Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 2018 for the fourth consecutive year and won the CEO® World Awards 2018 for leading organization-wide re-skilling initiatives. In the last quarter of 2018, Tech Mahindra MD & CEO, CP Gurnani, won a Gold in CEO World Awards® 2018 for leading organization-wide reskilling initiatives. Tech Mahindra also won the Bronze Award for ‘excellence in the Information Technology......

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December 13, 2018

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AIDUS Coin Successfully Raises Investment from CoinBene, the World's Leading Exchange

(AETOS Wire) -- AISYS GLOBAL PTE. LTD. announced that it has received investment from CoinBene, one of the world’s leading crypto assets exchanges. AISYS GLOBAL is building the AIDUS Decentralized Fund Platform (ADFP), where users can subscribe to funds only via AIDUS coin. ADFP is the platform to connect investors and asset management companies with AIDUS coin without barriers of borders, language, currency. The most important part of the ADFP is the Smart QTS (Quant Trading System), which boasts an annual average return of 100% (as of December 1, 2018). Smart QTS is an automated trading program that has been validated through more than 15 years of development and over four years of operational performance. The weekly returns are confirmed by law firms and accounting firms. With the current rate of return, the value of AIDUS coin is expected to rise steadily. CoinBene and AISYS GLOBAL signed a MOU for collaborating as a listed and trading currency onsite in AIDUS Meetup in Hong Kong on November 9, 2018. Following up, CoinBene has decided to invest in AIDUS coin.......

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December 13, 2018

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Datamount launches Oman’s largest data center in Jebel Akhdar

Data center hosting services company - Datamount announced that it has launched the nation’s largest commercial data center at Jebel Akhdar. A cost-efficient, data center facility with a total floor area of around 9000 square meters, the center will accommodate around 1000 racks, making it the Sultanate’s largest scale-data center. The company will leverage this highly reliable, scalable, state-of-the-art facility to further grow its data center services.

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December 12, 2018

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EU announces €125 million funding for the Sahel region

The EU has announced new funding totaling €125 million for the Sahel countries.

The fresh injection of €125 million will be used for the swift launch of new initiatives, which are in line with the priorities set by the G5 Sahel to enhance development and security. The measures will focus on boosting the resilience and social cohesion of the most vulnerable groups in the cross-border regions.

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December 12, 2018

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TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 highlights achievements of top innovators and startups in Africa

M-SCAN, a company that develops portable mobile ultrasound devices (Ultrasonic probes), was crowned as Sub-Saharan Africa’s Most Promising Startup at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018, held in Lagos, Nigeria on 11 December. Bettr, a virtual banking experience powered by the smartphone and data was the runner up.

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018, sponsored by Facebook, sought to find Sub-Saharan Africa’s best innovators,"...

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December 12, 2018

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Boreal Light launches unique Water Kiosk system in Miamba

Boreal Light GmbH has announced the launch of one of its most unique implementations of the Winture Planet Cube Water Desalination Systems in Miamba, Kenya. The project was co-financed by Boreal Light and Miamba community. The system can produce more than 10,000 liters of hygienic desalinated water per day, which the Miamba community will use for irrigation and drinking water.

Miamba, is located in central Kwale county, in South East Kenya. The region"...

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December 12, 2018

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Ethiopian Airlines launches four weekly flights to Manchester

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, has inaugurated flights to Manchester, its second destination in the UK next to London, at a colourful ceremony graced by the presence of H.E. Mrs Susanna Moorehead, Ambassador of the UK to Ethiopia, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines,

The four weekly flights to Manchester will be operated by the ultra-modern B787 Dreamliner.

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December 12, 2018

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CBK Governor appointed by the UN to the Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has announced the appointment of the Governor. Patrick Njoroge by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres, to the Task Force on Digital Financing for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Task Force, launched on November 29, 2018 by Secretary-General Guterres, will recommend strategies for the SDGs.

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December 12, 2018

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US-China rivalry in Africa set to sharpen in 2019, Control Risks says

Early signs suggest that the US-China rivalry will find its way to the African continent in 2019.

While the US is multiplying warnings about the perils of Chinese debt-fuelled spending for economic stability, China will continue to broaden its engagement across the continent, with particular focus on East Africa.

This is one of the key findings of RiskMap 2019, a publication"...

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