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Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.”
By Simon Tesfamariam
The only truly pan-African event
Eskom Chief Executive Brian Dames will once again deliver the keynote address during this year’s opening session of AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK in Cape Town on 14 May. Some 5000 power professionals from all over the continent meet at this event every year at what is the largest utility gathering of its kind in Africa.
More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us more sick; Globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs
NEW YORK, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — McCann Truth Central, the global intelligence unit of McCann Erickson , the world’s largest advertising agency, released a new global research study, “The Truth About Wellness,” an online global study based on a quantitative survey of 7,000 respondents in the U.S., U.K., Brazil, China, Japan, South Africa and Turkey and supplemented qualitatively in the U.S., U.K., Japan, Peru and Brazil.
NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — According to the latest scientific evidence, it is likely that human evolution was spurred, in large part, by environmental factors. A study conducted by researchers from Penn State and Rutgers University reveals that rapid environmental shifts in Africa, some two million years ago, may have provided the impetus for the beginnings of human evolution. The study has won the attention of scientists from around the world, as well as scientific philanthropists like Jeffrey Epstein .
Special events are being held throughout the continent
ST. LOUIS , Oct., 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Novus International, Inc. has partnered with egg industry associations in Africa for the third consecutive year to support World Egg Day celebrations. On Friday, October 12 , numerous events are being held throughout Africa to promote the nutritional benefits of eggs and raise the public awareness of the importance eggs play in a nutritious and healthy diet.
EMBARGOED (by the journal Nature)
by Boniface Manyala
Nairobi July, 2012
By Boniface Manyala
June 18, 2012
On June 5 to 6, 2012 the East African Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) executives and those from various parts of the globe gathered in Nairobi to discuss the potentiality of BPO in the African region in relation to the current global economic situation.