Daily Archives: December 1, 2020

U.S. Institute of Peace Opens Nominations for 2021 Women Building Peace Award

Annual award recognizes women peacebuilders from conflict-affected countries. WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of the pivotal role women play in building peace, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) has opened nominations for the 2021 Women Building Peace Award. This annual award, inaugurated in 2020, honors a woman peacebuilder whose substantial and practical contribution to peace is […]

Viettel becomes the first 5G carrier in Vietnam

Customers have free unlimited 5G data in Hoan Kiem District, Ba Dinh District and Hai Ba Trung District Viettel is using both imported and self-developed equipment on the 5G network infrastructure. Initial tests show that Viettel’s 5G speed reachs 1.2 – 1.5 Gbps HANOI, Vietnam, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Viettel Group announced the launching […]

Fears Grow of Further COVID-19 Spikes Ahead of Ghana’s Election

ACCRA – Ghana has been lauded for its COVID-19 response and a fairly low death toll of 323 people.  Total cases have now surpassed 50,000, however, and the president recently warned citizens to stay vigilant. Experts fear that cases will increase as political parties go into full campaign mode ahead of the December 7 vote.

Ecobank intensifies the fight against diabetes across West Africa

  Ecobank, last Friday, organised a regional webinar to strengthen its stand against Non-Communicable Diseases, focusing on diabetes, across 5 countries within West Africa, covering; Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. The regional webinar, which formed part of the bank’s program of activities to commemorate the 2020 Ecobank Day, brought together over 2,000 participants

Vodafone partners UNDP, Access Bank to empower women

  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with Vodafone Ghana and Access Bank, has trained 60 local women in the Upper East Region on strategies of safekeeping their business earnings in their respective communities. The move, according to the implementing bodies, seeks to holistically help women achieve and accelerate their business capitals through