Daily Archives: September 17, 2019

Digital Reasoning Announces Strategic Investment from SC Ventures Accelerating Global Expansion of AI Solutions for Communications Surveillance in New Geographies

Extended Series D-1 funding will enable the AI company to continue momentum in financial services and drive innovation in rapidly growing international markets NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Digital Reasoning, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that understands human intentions and behaviors, today announced a strategic investment from SC Ventures, the innovation, […]

Gates Foundation Report Spotlights New Data on Global Inequality, Calls to Prioritize Those Being Left Behind

New Sub-national Data Shows Surprising and Significant Progress, but Huge Gaps Remain, Driven by Gender and Geography SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its third annual Goalkeepers Data Report, which features new data showing that while progress on health and development continues unabated, global inequality remains a […]

First Group of Namibia Refugees Deported From Botswana

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – The first group of more than 800 Namibian refugees was deported Tuesday from Botswana, after resisting calls for voluntary repatriation. The refugees fled their home country in 1999, following a secessionist uprising. The migrants …

Rwanda, Uganda Hold Peace Talks to Defuse Tensions

KIGALI – Rwanda and Uganda have agreed to resolve issues that have strained bilateral relations in recent months. Through an ad hoc commission, the two sides have been working on their differences in order to defuse tensions. The talks build on a memor…

UAE rescues people affected by floods in Al Jazeerah, Sudan

The UAE, represented by a team from the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, is continuing to provide food and shelter to thousands of people in flood-ravaged Sudanese provinces. The team dispatched an aid convoy to support villages in Al Jazeerah …

New General Assembly President brings ‘valuable insights’ into key UN challenges

The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role years of United Nations experience, the UN chief said on Tuesday, as Tijjani Muhammad-Bande banged the gavel to open his year in office.He also brings valuable insights in…