Daily Archives: July 13, 2020

Mozambique: Customs Seize 27 Tonnes of Chicken

Maputo — The Mozambican customs service on Friday seized 14 tonnes of frozen chicken and chicken derivatives and 5,000 boxes of eggs (each containing a dozen eggs) at Ressano Garcia, on the border with South Africa, according to a report on Radio Mozambique. This brought to 27.5 tonnes the amount of contraband chicken and chicken

Mozambique: Education Minister Consulting On School Calendar

Maputo — The Mozambican Minister of Education, Carmelita Namashalua, on Monday guaranteed that her ministry is willing to consult on proposals to revise the school calendar for this year, and on the subjects that should continue to be taught once schools re-open. All Mozambican schools, from crèches to universities, have been closed since late March,

Women, Children Suffer as Health Care Resources Go to Fight COVID

WASHINGTON – The coronavirus pandemic has caused more than half a million deaths so far in its sweep around the world. What isn’t included in this figure is the impact on the health of mothers and children who don’t have the virus but are suffering. For a real-life example of this situation, go to Nairobi

Subways Sparkle, But Does Cleaning Decrease COVID-19 Risk?

  NEW YORK – Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including New York shutting down its subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors. The cleaning measures produced something commuters have not seen in a

US Small Businesses Reinvent Themselves to Survive

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – Small business owners in the United States are wondering how to preserve their companies as the coronavirus pandemic tightens its grip.  Reinvention may hold the key. The U.S. Congress passed a measure to provide billions of dollars in relief packages to help small businesses stay afloat. But even with that assistance, “Many

Viet Solutions 2020 – a competition for digital products/solutions – is calling for applications

HANOI, Vietnam, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Viettel Group and Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications has launched the call for applications for Viet Solutions 2020 – an international competition to find products/solutions to accelerate the digital transformation progress. The competition is open to individuals/teams globally and has an application deadline of Friday 25 September […]