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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union today announced that it has relaunched money transfer services for customers in Mali seeking to send and receive money from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The move reinforces Western Union’s commitment to Mali and to enabling cross-border money movement for customers in the country.

“We are excited to relaunch our money transfer services connecting Mali to ECOWAS,” said Mohamed Touhami El Ouazzani, Regional Vice President of Africa at Western Union. “Money transfers are a lifeline for many, and any disruption in services can cause an impact on the lives of customers and their families. Although we temporarily suspended our money transfer services in Mali to and from ECOWAS countries, we worked quickly to responsibly resume our services soon after the nationwide restrictions were lifted.”

Western Union’s international money transfers have continued to be available in Mali, co ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, 24. August 2022


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global continues its African expansion with collaborating firm Akouna, adding complementary tax capabilities to its existing platform in Chad.

Akouna was established in 2019 by Co-Founders and Co-Managing Partners Theodore Mossengar Milengar, who previously worked at PwC for more than 10 years, and Leopold Ngarlenan Docdejengar, who served as the Minister of Finance and Director of General Taxes in Chad. The firm operates out of N’Djamena and provides a suite of integrated tax services to local and regional clients.

“Since our founding, we’ve established a strong presence in the country and work to meet the ever-evolving business needs of our clients,” Theodore said. “Our collaboration with Andersen Global is a milestone for our firm and demonstrates our commitment to our clients as we work to increase our reach and deliver best-in-class solutio ... Read more »

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HANGZHOU, China - Wednesday, 24. August 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time in history, Antarctica has a video security project, developed by Dahua Technology: the company donated 15 security cameras, which were installed in scientific bases on the "white continent" to enable 24-hour footage, increase contact and connectivity with scientists on the ground, and improve knowledge of local fauna and meteorology.

Dahua not only donated devices but also developed them specifically for this project, taking into account that it is a very cold, remote area with little connectivity. The new project fills a critical need, since the region did not previously have security cameras that connect the general base with the capital of Argentina.

"The most difficult part of the project was to obtain the specific cameras that can cope with the low temperatures and climatic conditions that the region suffers in order ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, 24. August 2022

Ben Baldanza, former Spirit Airlines CEO and Willy Boulter, former IndiGo CCO join Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Director General at ACI World and Henry H. Harteveldt, President – Travel Industry Analyst at Atmosphere Research Group on the Advisory Board.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cirium, the aviation analytics firm, has announced that former Spirit Airlines CEO, Ben Baldanza and former Indigo CCO, Willy Boulter have joined the Cirium On-Time Performance (OTP) Advisory Board.

Cirium is the first and only company that has an OTP Advisory Board in the aviation industry. The Board comprises a collaborative team of external advisors who support Cirium’s OTP Program and reports global Annual and Monthly airline and airport on-time analyses.

“We are delighted to welcome Ben and Willy to the Cirium OTP Advisory Board. Together they bring nearly 80 years of aviation experience to the Board, which will be invaluable ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Wednesday, 24. August 2022 AETOSWire 

Bifidobacterium infantis M-63 for use in Infant Formula and General Foods

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), a leading Japanese dairy product company, today announced its proprietary probiotic Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis M-63 has received FDA GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status relating to its use in term infant formula and general foods.

On April 26, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the company with a GRAS Notice known as a ‘no objection letter’, stating it has no questions regarding the safety of the probiotic strain B. infantis M-63 when used in infant formula and general foods (GRAS Notice No. GRN 001003). The probiotic strain meets the highest standards of safety and regulatory compliance and can be used as an ingredient in powdered infant formula for term infants, and in certain general foods.

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Series B financing will accelerate growth and advance lead clinical program 212Pb-ADVC001 a best-in-class treatment for metastatic prostate cancer, expand manufacturing platform footprint and progress internal and partnership programs.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--AdvanCell, an Australian radiopharmaceutical company with a platform technology for a revolutionary cancer treatment called Targeted Alpha Therapy, announced today the closing of an A$18 million Series B financing round led by Morningside.

Andrew Adamovich, CEO and Founder of AdvanCell noted, “We are very pleased with our progress to date and delighted that we will continue our rapid growth with the support of our shareholders. We have had a long-term relationship with our lead investor, Morningside, and are excited to come closer still to our goal to 'Change the Course of Cancer Treatment.'”

Targeted Alpha Therapies represent the most exciting opportunity to treat currently untreatable canc ... Read more »

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