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Tyson Looks to Expand Beef Operations Internationally

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:00pm

The agreement with Tyson and Kusto Group is part of a broader initiative by the Kazakhstan government to expand and modernize agriculture, beginning with meat production.

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  • The agreement with Tyson and Kusto Group is part of a broader initiative by the Kazakhstan government to expand and modernize agriculture, beginning with meat production.
  • Tyson Foods officials have traveled to Kazakhstan, and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, and representatives from the country have been to the U.S. to visit Tyson headquarters, including one of the companys major beef complexes.
  • Together with Tyson Foods, we are taking a first step in that direction today with our beef operations and look forward to getting underway.
  • Tyson Fresh Meats, based in Dakota Dunes, S.D., currently operates beef plants in Nebraska, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Texas and Washington.

Kirusa Launches Konnect - An Omnichannel Communications Platform In Rwanda

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 5:07pm

KIGALI, Rwanda, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Kirusa, a global leader in communication solutions over data networks for consumers and enterprises, today announced the launch of Kirusa Konnect in Rwanda.

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  • KIGALI, Rwanda, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Kirusa, a global leader in communication solutions over data networks for consumers and enterprises, today announced the launch of Kirusa Konnect in Rwanda.
  • With access to multiple RCS and OTT messaging platforms, Kirusa Konnect helps enterprises move into the world of IP messaging.
  • Kirusa Konnect is made available in Rwanda through a partnership with Airtel Rwanda.
  • Amit Chawla, Managing Director, Airtel Rwanda said, "We are pleased to partner with Kirusa to launch Konnect in Rwanda.

Vodafone Egypt recognized as the Best Place To Work in Egypt for 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:43am

Vodafone Egypt, part of the British multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has topped the list of the best places to work in Egypt for 2019.

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  • Vodafone Egypt, part of the British multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has topped the list of the best places to work in Egypt for 2019.
  • Vodafone Egypt has proudly become one of the best places to work over the years not only in Egypt, but also in Africa, through hard work, people focused and forward thinking strategies; earning its place in the hearts and minds of its employees, said Nagla Kinawi, Vodafone HR Director.
  • "The results prove once again that the employees of Vodafone Egypt are proud to work for the company in an environment where everyone feels enabled to contribute to the company success, said Hamza Idrissi, Program Manager for Egypt.
  • The Best Places To Work Program certifies and recognizes leading workplaces in many countries including leading programs in Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Djibouti Launches Its Official Election Campaign for Non-permanent Membership of the UN Security Council

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 12:53pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Republic of Djibouti has announced, in New York, that it is starting its official campaign for election as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Republic of Djibouti has announced, in New York, that it is starting its official campaign for election as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
  • The Republic of Djibouti announced its intentions, determination and the quality of its candidacy at the end of 2016.
  • The Republic of Djibouti is also actively engaged in combating terrorism and safeguarding maritime trade in the strategic Bab-el-Mandeb strait.
  • Through its candidacy, the country intends to bring its experience, commitment and African perspective on world affairs to the Security Council.

Djibouti Launches Its Official Election Campaign for Non-permanent Membership of the UN Security Council

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 12:51pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Republic of Djibouti has announced, in New York, that it is starting its official campaign for election as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Republic of Djibouti has announced, in New York, that it is starting its official campaign for election as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
  • The Republic of Djibouti announced its intentions, determination and the quality of its candidacy at the end of 2016.
  • The Republic of Djibouti is also actively engaged in combating terrorism and safeguarding maritime trade in the strategic Bab-el-Mandeb strait.
  • Through its candidacy, the country intends to bring its experience, commitment and African perspective on world affairs to the Security Council.

PaintScaping's 3D projection mapping show to be highlight of New Year's Eve celebrations in Bermuda

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 11:00am

CITY OF HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A one-of-a-kind show by PaintScaping, a world leader in 3D projection mapping, promises to be the highlight of New Year's Eve celebrations in Bermuda.

Key Points: 
  • CITY OF HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A one-of-a-kind show by PaintScaping, a world leader in 3D projection mapping, promises to be the highlight of New Year's Eve celebrations in Bermuda.
  • Gombey dancers, Bermuda shorts, the Bermuda triangle will all be brought to life with spectacular 3D effects.
  • Philippe Bergeron is the founder and CEO of PaintScaping, a global leader in 3D projection mapping.
  • degree in computer science from the University of Montreal, remains a 3D mapping innovator and invited presenter for numerous industry events.

Middle East and Africa Water and Sewage Construction Projects Insights Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 3:13pm

The "Project Insight - Water and Sewage Construction Projects: Middle East and Africa" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Project Insight - Water and Sewage Construction Projects: Middle East and Africa" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The top 50 projects are listed for the region giving country, stage, value of water and sewage construction.
  • The Middle East and Africa includes the developing countries of Africa and the highly developed Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, with oil revenue to be spent on developing and improving water and sewage infrastructure.
  • The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is the world's most water-scarce region, with 17 countries below the water poverty line set by the United Nations.

Starkey Hearing Institute Graduates Fourth Class of Hearing Care Professionals

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 1:30pm

LUSAKA, Zambia, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Starkey Hearing Foundation , a Minnesota-based nonprofit organization committed to making hearing healthcare services more accessible in the U.S. and throughout the world, is celebrating the graduation of 11 hearing healthcare professionals from the Starkey Hearing Institute in Lusaka, Zambia.

Key Points: 
  • LUSAKA, Zambia, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Starkey Hearing Foundation , a Minnesota-based nonprofit organization committed to making hearing healthcare services more accessible in the U.S. and throughout the world, is celebrating the graduation of 11 hearing healthcare professionals from the Starkey Hearing Institute in Lusaka, Zambia.
  • Starkey Hearing Institute opened in 2016 to help meet the growing need for more hearing healthcare professionals in Africa.
  • Starkey Hearing Foundation has a goal of educating and training 300 community-based hearing healthcare professionals at the Institute by 2030.
  • They partner with universities and have started the Starkey Hearing Institute to educate future hearing care professionals in developing countries.

EU-Mercosur Economic Bloc to Encompass 28% of Global Packaged Food Retail Sales By 2024

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 11:02am

The European Union (EU) Mercosur trade agreement will result in the new economic blocs packaged food industry representing 28% of global retail sales by 2024.

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  • The European Union (EU) Mercosur trade agreement will result in the new economic blocs packaged food industry representing 28% of global retail sales by 2024.
  • According to the white paper, the combined packaged food industry is worth $678 billion in 2019 with Mercosur representing $119 billion and the EU $559 billion.
  • By 2024, the bloc is expected to add an additional $51 billion in retail sales, Mercosur accounting for $23 billion and the EU for $28 billion.
  • When formalized, the economic bloc will account for $21 trillion of the world's global GDP, roughly 25% of the global consumer expenditure, creating a market of 776 million people.

AJC Organized the ASEAN Services Trade Forum in Tokyo to Discuss the Emerging Demands for Health and Social Services in ASEAN and Its Investment Opportunities

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 1:45am

The ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) held the "ASEAN Services Trade Forum Health and Social Services " on 27 November 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

Key Points: 
  • The ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) held the "ASEAN Services Trade Forum Health and Social Services " on 27 November 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191204005993/en/
    Government representatives from nine ASEAN countries who participated in the ASEAN Services Trade Forum held in Tokyo.
  • Against this backdrop, AJC organized the ASEAN Services Trade Forum which focuses on the status and investment opportunities in health and social services in ASEAN.
  • In 2019, AJC conducted the studies on social services in ASEAN, including health and social services and education services.