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NFS plans to invest 100 million Euros in Telecel operations for the development of Telecom projects in Africa

BARCELONA, Spain-Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

At the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2017, NFS, the holding company of Telecel and Telecel Global, announced its strategic plan for entering the capital markets via a merger with German listed company HPI AG and its intention to invest more than 100 million Euros in the Telecom sector in Africa. The funds will accelerate the development of Telecel operations across the African continent and will be used for the acquisition of multiple assets.

Telecel Global, the international service provider for voice, data and SMS, will develop its MVNO license in South Africa and will launch its operations within the year. Malek Atrissi, Director and COO of Telecel Global, said “South Africa is a competitive market, yet when viewed with our innovative and integrated approach, we believe we will take ad ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

All French-speaking skilled workers and professionals have a golden chance of getting Canadian permanent residency. The goal of the International Mobility Program stream is to attract skilled francophone workers to Canada.

The Mobilité Francophone stream exempts employers from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process when they hire francophone workers in managerial, professional and technical/skilled occupations from international destinations. The Mobilité Francophone stream was launched to get more French-speaking professionals in Canada and to make the process faster and simple.

“Mobilité Francophone is designed for foreign skilled workers who have been recruited through a Francophone immigration promotional event and who are destined to work in a province or territory outside of Quebec,” said Lt Col (Retd) BS Sandhu, Chairman and Managing Director, WWICS Group of Com ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain-Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today congratulates all winners of the 2017 Glomo Awards. Glomo Award hosts, TV presenters Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley, announced the awards during a series of ceremonies and Mobile World Live TV presentations throughout the week at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

“Our congratulations to all of the winners and nominees of the GSMA’s Glomo Awards at Mobile World Congress this week," said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. "The Glomo Awards truly showcase those companies and individuals that are driving innovation in the rapidly evolving mobile industry. We thank all of our entrants, judges, sponsors and partners for supporting the 2017 Glomo Awards.”

The winners of the 2017 Glomo Awards are:

Best Mobile Innovation for Health

R/GA and Owlet Baby Care for Owlet

Best Mobile Innovation for Education &a ... Read more »

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 Newly developed “HIT Photovoltaic Module for Automobile” generates power and charges the drive and 12 V batteries 

OSAKA, Japan-Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has recently developed the “HITTM Photovoltaic Module for Automobile”, which was adopted for the new Prius PHV released in February 2017 by Toyota Motor Corporation (hereafter Toyota Motor).
In addition, Panasonic’s automotive prismatic lithium-ion batteries were adopted for the drive batteries, as with the Prius PHV that was released in 2012.

Panasonic Corporation has worked on the development of new applications of solar cells through the effective use of high performance and high reliability technologies and know-how that have been accumulated through the development, manufacture, and sales of photovoltaic modules for residential, public and industrial use.
Panasonic's sola ... Read more »

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UNVEIL evaluated the efficacy and safety of oral OTEZLA at 16 weeks in patients with moderate plaque psoriasis who were naïve to systemic and biologic therapy


SUMMIT, N.J.-Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that findings from ongoing clinical trials of OTEZLA® (apremilast), the Company's oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), conducted in patients with moderate or moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, and in adult patients (18 years or older) with active psoriatic arthritis, will be presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in Orlando, Florida. Ten abstracts will be presented at the meeting.

Among the data that will be presented is an analysis of the phase 4 UNVEIL trial, which evaluates the clinical efficacy and safety of oral OTEZLA 30 mg twice daily compared with placebo at week 16 in patients with moderate ... Read more »

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KOBE, Japan-Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An agreement has been reached that will see forward Lukas Podolski transfer to Vissel Kobe of the Rakuten Group from Turkish football club Galatasaray S.K.

Lukas Podolski

Full name:


Lukas Josef Podolski

Date of birth:

June 4, 1985 (31 years)




Germany, Poland



Team history:



1. FC Koln (Germany)
           &n ... Read more »

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ABUJA, Nigeria-Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has officially unveiled two newly constructed facilities in Nigeria in partnership with the Benue State Ministry of Health and Benue State AIDS Control Agency (BENSACA).

The AHF is the largest non-profit HIV/AIDS organization in the world. It provides health care to more than 690,000 patients in 38 countries, including the US, throughout Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, Europe and Asia. In Nigeria, AHF has been operating in the country since 2011, when it started providing free HIV/AIDS services in Gbajimba General Hospital in Benue State. Today, AHF Nigeria has expanded from one clinic facility to twenty-six facilities in Benue State alone and five additional states in the country, reaching over 11,000 clients with lifesaving medication.

“The two structures we unveiled were constructed by AHF to support the existing government facilities: FSP Ag ... Read more »

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First ISP to deploy O3b in the Sahel upgrades bandwidth in response to increased demand for high-quality connectivity

ST. HELIER, Jersey-Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- O3b Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of SES, today announced that its customer, Presta Bist Telecoms, has signed an agreement to significantly increase its contracted capacity in response to rising demand for reliable, high-speed broadband in the Republic of Chad. This upgrade is a 66% increase in capacity over the initial contract, enabling Presta Bist to continue to fulfill the growing connectivity needs of both consumer and business customers.

Presta Bist is a growing Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the Chad market and has emerged as a leading provider of high-performance internet service in the region by offering high-throughput, low latency connectivity over the O3b satellite-enabled network. The service quality Presta Bist is able to provide because of O3b ... Read more »

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