Daily Archives: May 14, 2020

In a Recent Inter-Continental Video Conference, Ghanaian and U.S. Leaders Are Named to the Board of The Collaboration for IT and Communications Excellence

The NGO’s Mission: “To Help Ghana’s Students and Entrepreneurs to Become Leaders  in a Tech-Driven Global Economy” PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A group of business, professional, academic, civic and public-sector leaders, from    Northern and Southern Ghana, and from across the U.S., recently convened, by video conference, in the first, inter-continental, organizational board meeting […]

Mozambique: Coordinated Cabo Delgado Attacks to Capture Transport Links

A coordinated series of insurgent attacks since Monday has been aimed at controlling the main N380 road from the Montepuez River to Mocimboa da Praia, to control important ports (Mocimboa da Praia, Mucojo and Quiterajo), and to control an important link to Tanzania. Following the failure of an attack on the Frelimo heartland on the

Asian Markets Plummet Thursday

  Asian markets were all trading lower Thursday in reaction to a gloomy assessment about the struggles facing the global economy due to the coronavirus pandemic. Japan’s Nikkei index was down 1.5 percent in late afternoon trading, while Hong Kong had lost 1.3 percent.  The indexes in Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney and Taipei were also posting

COVID-19 Limits Foreign Student Enrollment

International students bring a wealth of diversity and a healthy chunk of money to many American colleges and universities. But the flow of international students to the U.S. will most likely decrease in the fall. The coronavirus has hit the U.S. hard and may dissuade some international students from coming. Challenges and delays in obtaining

Denver to Furlough Thousands of Workers Amid Coronavirus

DENVER, COLORADO – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said Thursday that thousands of city employees, himself included, will be furloughed for eight days this year to help close what is expected to be a $226 million budget gap caused by the coronavirus, joining mayors across the country who have made the same move or are thinking

Search for Coronavirus Vaccine Sparks Tensions

There are currently no known vaccines for COVID-19 but fighting over those that might be produced has begun. French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi has denied promising the United States priority access to its potential COVID-19 vaccine. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe insisted Thursday that the access to any vaccine produced by the French company would be