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Air Seychelles steps up efforts to reduce carbon footprint
September 21, 2019

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced that the airline is moving forward with its corporate social responsibility programme to reduce carbon emissions, reinforcing its commitment towards sustainability.

In addition to investing in a series of electric equipment to reduce fuel dependency in its ground operations, the arrival of the new Airbus A320neo aircraft at the start of August, has also played a significant role in the environmental initiatives of the airline.

Having completed 111 flights during its first month of operation across the airline’s network between 6th August and 6th September 2019, the new engine option aircraft has on average generated 20% fuel savings per flight.

The improvement in fuel consumption influenced by the lightweight composite structure of the aircraft has also been enabled by the large fuel-saving wingtip known as sharklets.

Powered by the new generation LEAP-1A engine from CFM International, the Airbus A320neo"...

September 18, 2019

Algeria – After the companies belonging to Mahieddine Tahkout, Ali Haddad and the brothers Kouninef, it is the turn of two other companies to be put under the management of directors appointed by the Justice.


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September 14, 2019

ALGIERS – Algeria will be the “guest of honor” in the international food industry “World Food” which will be held from September 24th to 27th in Moscow (Russia), the Ministry of Commerce told APS.

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September 21, 2019

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will implement a project to eliminate mercury and improve the gold supply chain in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector in Burkina Faso.

The project, which is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), co-financed by Artisanal Gold Council (AGC), Argor Heraeus and the government, and executed by AGC, is part of the"...

September 21, 2019

The General Tax Administration (AGT) has as of today a Contact Center and a Tax Information Center (BI Showroom) to serve citizens and businesses.

At the opening ceremony, Secretary of State for Finance and Treasury Vera Daves said that the centers are part of the program to modernize taxpayer services, as well as promoting the broadening of the tax base and boosting revenue collection.

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September 21, 2019
Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced it has been named a Gold Stevie® Award winner for Company of the Year – Computer Services in both the 2019 American Business Awards® (ABA) and the 2019 International Business Awards® (IBA). Rimini Street was also recognized with two additional Gold Stevie ABAs for Customer Service Team of the Year and Product Management Team of the Year. Global Growth and Service Innovation Rimini Street garnered the Gold Stevie award for Company of the Year – Computer Services in both the American and International Business award programs for its global growth and service innovation through 2018 including the expansion of its global workforce, new product and service offerings, the opening of new offices and facilities and the Company’s full year......

September 21, 2019
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that its Visa B2B Connect network has doubled its reach – from 30 global trade corridors at launch in June 2019, to 62, with the goal to expand to over 100 countries in 2020. In addition, Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, is integrating with the Visa B2B Connect network to bring Visa B2B Connect platform access to their participating financial institutions worldwide. Through this new connection, participating financial institutions worldwide can take advantage of the ability to quickly and securely process corporate cross-border payments globally through Visa B2B Connect.1 “Visa B2B Connect is a fast, secure and more efficient network, designed specifically to overcome obstacles in the cross-border corporate payments space,”......

September 20, 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim and Inflammasome Therapeutics Inc. (Inflammasome) today announced they have entered into a co-development and license agreement to develop up to three therapies for patients with retinal diseases. By combining Inflammasome’s unique intravitreal (IVT) drug delivery technologies with Boehringer Ingelheim’s compounds from its retinal disease pipeline portfolio, Boehringer Ingelheim aims to develop novel therapies for retinal diseases.

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September 20, 2019
Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation, which will officially rebrand as Kioxia Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019, today announced the appointment of Lorenzo A. Flores as Vice Chairman, effective in November, 2019. Mr. Flores brings a proven track record of strong executive leadership to the company with extensive financial experience in the technology industry. Mr. Flores will work closely with the executive management team to help lead global business expansion. Mr. Flores previously spent eleven years at Xilinx Inc., where he served as Chief Financial Officer since May of 2016, and Executive Vice President since February of 2018. In addition to his finance roles, Mr. Flores had responsibility for the company's Information Technology function. During his tenure as Chief Financial Officer, Xilinx established all-time highs for Revenue, Earnings Per Share, and Operating Cash Flow. Prior to joining Xilinx, Mr. Flores served as Assistant Vice President of Financial Planning......