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Esther Benyeogo Emerges as the Winner of the Voice Nigeria Season 3

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 1:09pm

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Esther Benyeogo emerged the winner of season 3 of the international talent show, The Voice Nigeria, on Saturday, 24 July 2021, after 18 weeks of breathtaking performances.

Key Points: 
  • LAGOS, Nigeria, July 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Esther Benyeogo emerged the winner of season 3 of the international talent show, The Voice Nigeria, on Saturday, 24 July 2021, after 18 weeks of breathtaking performances.
  • Speaking on her win, Esther stated: "I am grateful to The Voice Nigeria and my fans out there for this amazing experience.
  • The Voice Nigeria Season 3 with all its excitement was produced for the first time in Nigeria by Livespot360 and UN1TY Limited.
  • The Voice Nigeria Season 3 was proudly sponsored by First Bank, Baba Ijebu, Airtel Nigeria, and snack sponsor Minimie.

Esther Benyeogo Emerges as the Winner of the Voice Nigeria Season 3

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 1:09pm

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Esther Benyeogo emerged the winner of season 3 of the international talent show, The Voice Nigeria, on Saturday, 24 July 2021, after 18 weeks of breathtaking performances.

Key Points: 
  • LAGOS, Nigeria, July 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Esther Benyeogo emerged the winner of season 3 of the international talent show, The Voice Nigeria, on Saturday, 24 July 2021, after 18 weeks of breathtaking performances.
  • Speaking on her win, Esther stated: "I am grateful to The Voice Nigeria and my fans out there for this amazing experience.
  • The Voice Nigeria Season 3 with all its excitement was produced for the first time in Nigeria by Livespot360 and UN1TY Limited.
  • The Voice Nigeria Season 3 was proudly sponsored by First Bank, Baba Ijebu, Airtel Nigeria, and snack sponsor Minimie.

Highlights - Frontex Scrutiny Working Group - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 12:34am

The report with conclusions and recommendations, was drafted by Tineke STRIK (Greens, NL) and was discussed in the Civil Liberties Committee on 15 July 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The report with conclusions and recommendations, was drafted by Tineke STRIK (Greens, NL) and was discussed in the Civil Liberties Committee on 15 July 2021.
  • You can find the report below.
  • The annex of the report will be soon published here, as well.
  • The Frontex Scrutiny Working Group's mandate is to permanently monitor all aspects of the functioning of Frontex, including its reinforced role and resources for integrated border management, the correct application of the EU acquis, and its execution of Regulations (EU) 2019/1896 and 656/2014.

Air Canada Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 11:00am

MONTREAL, July 23, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today reported financial results for the second quarter 2021.

Key Points: 
  • MONTREAL, July 23, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today reported financial results for the second quarter 2021.
  • In the second quarter of 2021, Air Canada increased its ASM capacity by 78 per cent compared to the second quarter of 2020 (a reduction of 86 per cent when compared to the second quarter of 2019).
  • In the second quarter of 2021, Air Canada concluded the following financing transactions:
    On April 12, 2021, Air Canada entered into a series of debt and equity financing agreements with the Government of Canada (acting through Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corporation) which allows Air Canada to access up to $5.879 billion in liquidity through the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program.
  • Air Canada excludes special items from EBITDA as these items may distort the analysis of certain business trends and render comparative analysis to other airlines less meaningful.Refer to the "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" section in Air Canada's Second Quarter 2021 MD&A for a discussion of special items relating to the second quarter of 2021.

Government of Canada making significant progress and investments to protect Canada's oceans

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:45pm

Canada has made significant progress in marine conservation in the last six years, working in partnership with coastal communities and provincial, territorial, and Indigenous governments.

Key Points: 
  • Canada has made significant progress in marine conservation in the last six years, working in partnership with coastal communities and provincial, territorial, and Indigenous governments.
  • In 2015, the Government of Canada announced a target to protect ten per cent of our oceans by 2020.
  • The Government of Canada has made significant commitments to protect not only 25% of our oceans, but also 25% our land and freshwater.
  • The Government of Canada has committed to conserving 25 per cent of Canada's land and oceans by 2025.

PayBito Installs Adverse Internet KYC/AML Investigation System

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 8:00am

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Global virtual currency exchange, PayBito to reinforce their KYC/AML investigation through their new SaaS project.

Key Points: 
  • PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Global virtual currency exchange, PayBito to reinforce their KYC/AML investigation through their new SaaS project.
  • This adverse internet research platform analyzes over 40 million news feeds across 15 languages to sort out relevant financial risks aligned to both FATF and national standards.
  • "The adverse internet research is the top and more often the earliest source of information on financial crimes.
  • Installation of this system should relieve the system of errors committed through manual processing of data and personnel-fatigue.

Close to half of Manufacturing & Supply Chain Professionals in Southeast Asia Perceive their Companies to be Lagging the Industry in Digital Transformation

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 4:55am
Key Points: 
  • The survey counted 193 professionals*, mainly from IT, innovation & business backgrounds in manufacturing and supply chain companies across the largest economies in Southeast Asia: Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines & Vietnam.
  • The manufacturing industry plays a significant role in local economies of Southeast Asian countries, contributing more than 20% of Gross Domestic Products in markets like Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
  • Recent US-China trade tensions have also increased expectations of how manufacturing can contribute to markets like Indonesia and Vietnam.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has seen supply chain disruptions across industries - while some companies struggled to come to terms with unusual fluctuations in supply and demand, other companies were better prepared.

Ganttic Resource Planning Software's New Website Recognized at Kuldmuna Awards 2021

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 12:00pm

TARTU, Estonia, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ganttic, an online resource planner, has a lot to celebrate.

Key Points: 
  • TARTU, Estonia, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ganttic, an online resource planner, has a lot to celebrate.
  • In the past few months, the Estonian-based SaaS has gained a new brand identity and launched a fresh website to accompany it.
  • All this culminated in the site being recognized at the 2021 annual Kuldmuna awards, the largest design competition held in the country's capital city earlier this month.
  • For their work, Neway ended up taking home 6 awards, one of which was the bronze for Ganttic's new homepage.

Press release - Kremlin politics: MEPs call for EU strategy to promote democracy in Russia

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 8:01pm

The latter is, they say, a stagnating authoritarian kleptocracy led by a president-for-life surrounded by a circle of oligarchs.

Key Points: 
  • The latter is, they say, a stagnating authoritarian kleptocracy led by a president-for-life surrounded by a circle of oligarchs.
  • MEPs stress, however, that Russia can have a democratic future and that the Council must adopt an EU strategy for a future democratic Russia, encompassing incentives and conditions to strengthen democratic domestic tendencies.
  • The EU has to work out a comprehensive set of principles, a strategy, based on the fundamental values the EU is promoting.
  • The EU and its institutions have to work on the assumption that change is possible in Russia.

Nigeria Buy Now Pay Later Markets (BNPL) and Investment Opportunities Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 5:12pm

The "Nigeria Buy Now Pay Later Business and Investment Opportunities (2019-2028) Databook - 75+ KPIs on Buy Now Pay Later Trends by End-Use Sectors, Operational KPIs, Retail Product Dynamics, and Consumer Demographics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Nigeria Buy Now Pay Later Business and Investment Opportunities (2019-2028) Databook - 75+ KPIs on Buy Now Pay Later Trends by End-Use Sectors, Operational KPIs, Retail Product Dynamics, and Consumer Demographics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The report focuses on data-centric analysis of Buy Now Pay Later market dynamics to help companies understand business and investment opportunities along with risks.
  • It details market opportunities across 40 market segments in Buy Now Pay Later for the period 2019-2028 and identifies opportunities in Nigeria.
  • Nigeria Buy Now Pay Later Spend Analysis by Channel: Market Size and Forecast
    Nigeria Buy Now Pay Later in Retail Shopping: Market Size and Forecast
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    In-depth Understanding of Buy Now Pay Later Market Dynamics: Understand market opportunities and key trends along with forecast (2019-2028).