Accion to Expand Mobile Money to Rural Uganda

Partnership with UGAFODE MDI to serve communities excluded from Uganda’s formal economy KAMPALA, Uganda, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Accion, the global innovator in expanding access to financial services and economic opportunity in emerging markets, said today that it will help rural Ugandans open formal savings accounts, receive business loans, and access many other financial […]

AGI SIGNS PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH ANTARA NEWS AGENCY (INDONESIA)

Jakarta, November 10, 2015 – The CEO of Italian news agency Agi-Agenzia Giornalistica Italia Alessandro Pica and the Chairman and Director of Indonesian news agency Antara Saiful Hadi signed a cooperation agreement between Antara and Agi, in the opening session of the “First bilateral dialogue between Indonesia and Italy”, during the State visit of the […]

Hikvision Facility in South Africa Now Open

After the successful registration of the Hikvision South African office two years ago, the facility is now available to support Hikvision’s rapid growth in the region and provide local assistance and training. JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 5, 2015 / PRNewswire — Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has announced that its local […]

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) Report on Safety of Media Workers

Over the last decade media in Pakistan have experienced a remarkable growth and transformation in its role. Though there have been serious reversals in recent years, Pakistan continues to enjoy vibrant, independent and fairly free media. The advent of private TV channels since 2002 revolutionized Pakistan’s media environment. Almost one hundred private television channels are […]

Those who murder, injure and assault journalists are almost never punished in Pakistan

A report on safety of Pakistani media professionals presents a bleak picture of level of insecurity faced by Pakistani journalists and calls of serious efforts by governments and media to change the present situation where those that kill, injure, abduct and threaten journalists are almost never punished. The Report on Safety of Media Workers released […]

XCMG signs strategic cooperation agreement with SAP during Merkel state visit

HEFEI, China, Oct. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire — XCMG has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with German software company SAP at the China-Germany Council of Economic Advisers meeting presided over by a China state leader and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Wang Min, chairman and president of XCMG, introduced XCMG’s investments in Germany as well as collaborations with German companies […]