Tag: South Africa

#MTN and #Huawei partner to enable #5G

#MTN and #Huawei partner to enable #5G

| November 13, 2019

On the first day of AfricaCom, MTN, together with Huawei, launched their C-band 5G trial as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G. Freepik On the first day of AfricaCom,the biggest gathering of telecommunications companies in Cape Town, the South African mobile operator MTN, together with Huawei launched their C-band 5G trial as […]

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South Africa – #SAP partners with #DiscoveryHealth to digitize health insurance businesses

South Africa – #SAP partners with #DiscoveryHealth to digitize health insurance businesses

| August 8, 2019

SAP and Discovery Health, a South African medical insurance administrator, are partnering to combine data-driven insights, insurance and healthcare products with a customer-centric engagement platform to enable health insurance businesses to transform into intelligent healthcare enterprises. The partnership aims to combine Discovery Health’s industry experience and best-in-class healthcare systems platform with SAP’s world-leading software expertise […]

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The EU and #Africa are bound by common values, says South African president

The EU and #Africa are bound by common values, says South African president

| November 19, 2018

President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, addressed MEPs in Strasbourg© European Union 2018 – EP  The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa (pictured), addressed MEPs in a formal sitting during plenary. Commemorating the centenary of the birth of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who in 1994 became the country’s first black head of state […]

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President Juncker addresses #NelsonMandelaPeaceSummit

President Juncker addresses #NelsonMandelaPeaceSummit

| September 27, 2018

President Jean-Claude Juncker on 24 September – at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the United Nations Headquarters – paid tribute to Madiba and highlighted the importance of a true partnership with Africa, as outlined also during his 2018 State of the Union speech. President Juncker said: “Mandela came from a continent cousin, a continent that is young, noble and […]

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Commission investigates whether #Aspen has abused a dominant market position with life-saving #cancer drugs

Commission investigates whether #Aspen has abused a dominant market position with life-saving #cancer drugs

The European Commission has opened a formal investigation into concerns that Aspen Pharma has engaged in excessive pricing concerning five life-saving cancer medicines. The Commission will investigate whether Aspen has abused a dominant market position in breach of EU antitrust rules. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “When we get sick, we […]

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Commission welcomes first major Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea as a landmark decision for #Antarctic

Commission welcomes first major Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea as a landmark decision for #Antarctic

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today (28 October), after five years of negotiations, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) agreed to establish a marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea Region – the first major MPA in the history of the Antarctic. Environment, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Commissioner Karmenu Vella expressed his deep satisfaction […]

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‘Golden opportunity to end illegal #ivory trade wasted’

‘Golden opportunity to end illegal #ivory trade wasted’

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I was honored to be part of the European Parliament’s observer delegation to the CITES CoP17 in South Africa. As a campaigner for wildlife protection I know the opportunity to influence protection at the highest level is rare,” writes Catherine Bearder MEP. “Before I headed to South Africa I voted in favour of a European […]

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